About Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

The most amazing place, where the city meets the ocean, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is nothing like any place you have ever seen before. This huge mixed-use destination is one of Africa’s most visited cultural and historical hubs. The V&A Waterfront is set on the edge of a beautiful harbor with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop. It offers a cosmopolitan mix of experiences ranging from shopping, leisure, and exclusive entertainment. The area also has prime residential and commercial properties. With sweeping views of the ocean, city, and mountains, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is a must-visit spot for tourists. There are amazing shopping destinations and charming restaurants where you can try authentic cuisine. This is also an ideal place for whale watching, where you can see the massive whales moving during their migratory season.

Must See

  • There are a wide variety of attractions and activities available. 
  • Visit the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA).
  • Go for a sunset cruise on one of the chartered boats berthed here.

How to reach

It is 3.6 km from the city center.

You can take a bus from Long Street to the V&A Waterfront Citysightseeing office. There is a bus every 10 minutes and the ticket cost is R 180.


  • The V&A Waterfront has more than 7,500 open-air and underground parking bays situated around the property.
  • Each parking garage is patrolled and monitored around the clock.
  • There is a parking fee except for seniors.
  • There are always special concessions for senior citizens.
  • The place will be crowded during weekends.
  • Free Parking, anywhere at the V&A, Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m for senior citizens.
  • Many restaurants are available in the area.
  • Kiddie Tags (child identification wristband service) are available.
  • You can rent a stroller for children.
  • The place has wheelchairs and temporary, disabled parking discs.


Visit Time

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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Time you can spend

1 to 3 hours


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