Whether you are looking to immerse yourself in art or become one with nature, there is no shortage of amazing places to enjoy nature and art in the Mother City.

V & A  Waterfront

Visit the Watershed at the V & A Waterfront and browse & shop locally produced artwork, jewellery, decor, fashion and much more!

If it’s nature you want, all you need to do is take a walk around the harbour and the V & A Waterfront. Keep your eyes open for the local seals, who love to sunbathe next to the boats. Take a yacht out to sea and enjoy the spectacular views of the Mother City from this unique perspective.

Table Mountain Cableway

Explore one of the new natural wonders of the world! Take the Cableway up to the top of Table Mountain and once there enjoy a free guided walking tour that happens on the hour from 09:00 to 15:00 daily, departing from the Twelve Apostles Terrace (below the Table Mountain Café). Or take a leisurely walk along one of three signposted pathways to take in views from around the city.

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Download the free audio tour and explore the mountain at your own pace with running commentary.

Look out for the vast array of fauna and flora at the top – from the thousands of indigenous plant species to snakes, mongooses, lizards, numerous birds, and the ever-popular rock hyrax, or dassie.

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Robben Island

A visit to Robben Island begins with spectacular views of Cape Town from the ferry. Keep your eyes peeled for seals, penguins and maybe a dolphin or two.

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#our penguins #

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Spend your day exploring the most beautiful garden in Africa. Take a gentle walk along the various trails, paths and routes through the garden or take a guided tour with a Kirstenbosch volunteer to learn amazing facts about South Africa’s famous flora.

Unique African sculpture is also for sale at the Visitors’ Centre. Mambo Exports cc sell a wide range of pieces suited to the home and garden.

Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia offers the best of both worlds: art and nature. Take a stroll through the vineyards and enjoy the views of False Bay and the mountains; or view the stunning artwork at their Tasting Halls while enjoying a wine tasting experience.

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Cape Point

You can really immerse yourself in nature at Cape Point. Take the Flying Dutchman Funicular up to the old lighthouse and enjoy amazing sea views. Take a bush or nature walk through the reserve, swim in the tidal pools at Bordjiesrif and Buffels Bay, go fishing, surfing, and diving, in the surrounding waters, or follow one of the clearly marked hiking trails.

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One Destination, 6 Unbelievable Experiences

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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