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Cape Town

Africa
25+

Rank in South Africa

2

Rank in Africa

160+

World Rank

Currency
Rand(ZAR)
Weather
Mostly clear 8.8℃
Time
02:02 AM (GMT +02:00)
Electric Socket
Type D ( 230 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Cape Town

Cape Town! What is the first thing that springs to mind? If you said, scenic beaches and wide horizons as far as the eye can see, then you’re absolutely right. Located at the tip of the southern peninsula, this capital of South Africa is also called the Mother City. Cape Town, blessed with abundant beauty from Mother Nature is a diverse and fascinating city. From the heights of beautiful mountains to the impressive stretches of coastline, this city is a popular destination for beach lovers and wine enthusiasts alike. With amazing Botanical Gardens and lush green parks, this city blends Afrikaner, European and native cultures in its architectural, musical, and culinary styles. Cape Town’s diverse roots can be seen in every bar, restaurant, museums, all around the city. Amazing day trips are possible from Cape Town where you can tour renown wine regions, watch whales from the shore, explore the beautiful beaches, and drive along South Africa’s most picturesque roads. Visit Cape Town and quench your historic and artistic thirst, by catching a glimpse of the dark gallows of the apartheid Africa. So, what are you waiting for? The magical land of Cape Town awaits you! 

Continent Country
Africa South Africa
Airport Name / IATA Code
Cape Town International Airport CPT


Cape Town
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
January, February, March, and April are the best times with less crowded beaches and lower accommodation rates.
Moderate time to visit
May is the dry, autumn period. October, November, and December can get really crowded due to the influx of tourists during festival seasons.
Worst time to visit
June, July, August, and September are the winter seasons. While it may be perfect for whale-watching; the drizzling though, may put you off for moving outdoors.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 17 17 16 15 13 12 11 12 13 14 15 17
Maximum temprature (℃) 28 29 27 25 22 20 20 20 21 24 25 27
Rain fall (mm) 24 25 30 74 117 143 131 126 70 55 30 27
Population
4.5 (Millions)
Official Language
English, Afrikaan, X... Read more
Spoken Language
Afrikaans is the mos... Read more
Other Language
isiNdebele, isiXhosa... Read more
Police
10111
Ambulance
107
Taxi
Start Tariff: ZAR 15... Read more

Yes

Yes

Yes

Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.65
Cup of Coffee USD 1.53
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.76
Rice/Kg USD 1.29
White Bread USD 0.82
Eggs (12) USD 1.94
Combo Meal USD 3.53
Fine Dining USD 29.39
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.76
Domestic Beer USD 1.94
Imported Beer USD 2.35
Bottle of Wine USD 3.82
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 2.35
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.59
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.88
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 636.40
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Wine blending is a unique thing to Cape Town. So, go out of the wine tasting comfort zones and try out blending.
  • Walk around the most beautiful garden in Africa, Cape Town's Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
  • Surfing at the top beaches in the world - the Clifton beach of South Africa. Crave it for the clear blue water it has.
  • Try the Table Mountain Cable car ride to get jaw-dropping views of the city and mountains.
  • Go for a shark cage diving experience and feel the thrill.
  • Sign up for a city walking tour to experience the true spirit of Cape Town.
  • Cycle around and explore the small townships and local cafes.
  • Try seal snorkeling and come face to face with 15,000 curious and playful Cape Fur Seals in their natural habitat.
Shopping
Church Street Vintage Antiques Market
Church St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Distance From City Center
1 km
Collectors World Durbanville
8 Marais St, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550, South Africa
Distance From City Center
29 km
Mystic Loft
78 Church St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Distance From City Center
0.2 Kms
Pericles Antiques
Shop No 10 & 11, 127 Long Street, The Antique Arcade, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Distance From City Center
0.13 km
The Long Street Antique Arcade
The Long Street Antique Arcade, 127 Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Distance From City Center
2 km
Milnerton Flea Market
126 Marine Dr, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town, 7405, South Africa
Distance From City Center
8 km
Muizenberg Fleamarket
Western Cape, South Africa, South Africa
Distance From City Center
26 km
Smooth Sundays Monthly Market
24 Bay Rd, Mouille Point, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
Distance From City Center
5 km
Galleria Gibello
Shop 5, Alfred Mall, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa
Distance From City Center
4.2 Kms
Merchants on Long
34 Long St, CBD, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Distance From City Center
0.7 Kms
Canal Walk Shopping Centre
Canal Walk, Century Blvd, Century City, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa
Distance From City Center
12 kms
Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village
27 Somerset Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
Distance From City Center
1.2 kms
Golden Acre Shopping Centre
9 Adderley St, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Distance From City Center
5 km
The Old Biscuit Mill
375 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915, South Africa
Distance From City Center
5 km
V&A Waterfront
19 Dock Rd, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Distance From City Center
3.6 Kms
Artjamming
Breakwater Blvd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Distance From City Center
7 km
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Leather backpacks
  • Old world wine
  • Jewelry
  • Fridge magnets
  • Pichulik earrings
  • Kalahari salt
  • Zulu ceremonial spoons
  • Africa-shaped pendant
  • Rooibos Tea
  • Pink Lady Gin

Tourist attractions in Cape Town

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