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2023 – Whether you’re looking for adventure or prefer a more relaxed sightseeing experience, here’s everything you need to know before visiting these fantastic Cape Town Big 6 destinations – a collection of the city’s most beloved attractions:  Table Mountain, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Point, V&A Waterfront, and The Robben Island Museum

Cape Point

 Cape Point is a nature reserve with beautiful scenery, hiking trails, and an unparalleled view of where the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean meet.


Cape Point operates 365 days a year, including all public holidays.

Entry: 06h00 until 18h00 (October to March), 07h00 until 17h00 (April to September).
Funicular: 09h00 until 17h30 (October to March), 09h00 until 17h00 (April to September).

Two Oceans Restaurant: 11h00 until 17h00 (October to March), 11h00 until 17h00 (April to September).

Food Shop & Gift Store: 09h00 until 17h30 (October to March), 09h00 until 17h00 (April to September).


Adults (12 yrs +) with South African ID: R94pp

Children (2-11yrs) with South African ID: R47pp

Adults (12 yrs +) SADC Nationals: R188pp

Children (2-11yrs) SADC Nationals: R94pp

Adults (12 yrs +) International Visitors: R376pp

Children (2-11yrs) International Visitors: R188pp

Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia is the oldest wine-producing estate in South Africa, dating back to 1685. It’s a great place to sample some of the country’s famous wines.


Production Cellar, Cloete Cellar, and Manor House are open daily from 10h00 – 17h00.

Wine Tasting & Retail Shop is open daily from 09h00 – 18h00. 

Groot Constantia is closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.


Visitors Route Experience: R140 per person


  •   Museum and Cloete Cellar Access
  •   Guided or Self-guided Cellar Tour (10:00 – 16:00) hourly
  •   Tasting – 5 wines of your choice
  •   Souvenir branded wine glass

Visitors Route Experience with a Chocolate and Wine Pairing: R195 per person


  •   Museum and Cloete Cellar Access
  •   Guided or Self-guided Cellar Tour (10:00 – 16:00) hourly
  •   5 Selected wines with 5 handcrafted chocolates
  •   Souvenir branded wine glass

Wine Tasting: R115 per person


  •   Tasting – 5 wines of your choice
  •   Souvenir branded wine glass

Chocolate and Wine Pairing: R180 per person


  •   5 Selected wines with 5 handcrafted chocolates
  •   Souvenir branded wine glass

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a stunning oasis of natural beauty with a variety of indigenous plants and flowers. It’s a popular spot for picnics and outdoor concerts and even offers visitors dining and shopping experiences. Open daily from 08h00 to 18h00 from April to September.


South African adults & SADC Nationals South African Residents & SADC residents (with ID): R100

African National Residents outside SADC (with ID): R140

Standard adults (International Visitors): R220

Students/learners of 18 years and older from a SA institute (with student card): R60

All children from 6 to 17 years: R40

All children under 6 years: Free

SA Senior Citizens (with ID): Free on Tuesdays, except on public holidays

Book tickets online via Webtickets

Robben Island

Embark on a scenic voyage to Robben Island Museum and discover a World Heritage Site filled with natural beauty and rich history that can be explored via two tour options, open Monday to Sunday from 08h00 to 17h00.


General Return Tickers

Adults with South African ID: R400
Children with South African ID: R210 (children under the age of 18)

Adults Non-South Africans: R600
Children Non-South Africans: R310 (children under the age of 18)

Skip the queues and book your tickets online via https://robbenisland.plankton.mobi/.

Table Mountain Cableway

The Table Mountain Cableway is a well-known attraction in Cape Town, providing stunning views of the city as well as opportunities for hiking, dining, and immersing oneself in nature.


Morning Adult Return (08h00-13h00): Return R395 | One Way R220
Afternoon Adult Return (13h00 till close): Return R340 | One Way R220
Morning Child Return 4-17 years of age (08h00-13h00): Return R195 | One Way R120
Afternoon Child Return 4-17 years of age (13h00 till close): Return R170 | One Way R120

Children 3 years and under travel free of charge.

Concession Rates: Valid seven days a week only at the Ticket Office and Online

SA Senior Citizen: Return R110 | One Way R60

* South African senior citizens over 60 years require valid ID for entry.

Student: Return R230 | One Way R130

* Local & international students require a valid student card.

Skip the queues and book your tickets online via https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/event.aspx?itemid=681080.

V&A Waterfront

 The V&A Waterfront is a bustling shopping and entertainment hub with various restaurants, shops, and attractions. It’s a great place to spend a morning, afternoon or evening.

Operating Hours:

Makers Landing: 10h00 – 18h00 (Thursday & Sunday)
10h00 – 16h00 (Friday & Saturday), Closed (Mon-Wed)

OZ Market: 16h00 – 21h00 (Wednesday), 18h15 – 14h00 (Saturday),
09h00 – 14h00 (Sunday)

Watershed: 10h00 – 18h00 (Monday-Sunday)

Battery Park: 09h00 – 18h00 (Monday-Sunday),
Rollercade: operating until 19h00 (Monday-Sunday),

Victoria Wharf: 09h00 – 21h00 (Monday-Sunday)

Alfred Mall: 10h00 – 19h00 (Monday-Sunday)

Cape Town is a dream destination that caters to all tastes. With the Cape Town Big 6 attraction’s stunning natural scenery, cultural richness, and exciting activities, there’s something for everyone. Our collection of iconic attractions embodies the essence of the Mother City. From heart-pumping adventures to serene nature walks, from history tours to foodie experiences — the Cape Town Big 6 has something to offer all visitors. Plan your trip today and immerse yourself in the magic that Cape Town has to offer.

Written by and photographs provided by: carmen@fusiondesign.co.za

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There is no one way to explore all of the Cape Town Big 6, and much of what makes each of them so special is the variety of things to see and do at each. So if possible, take your time to explore each of the city’s most visited tourist attractions in as much depth as possible – as any local will tell you, you can spend a lifetime at each of the Big 6 and still not tire of them. Find the 3 and 4 day itineraries and tips here.

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