If you are looking for a Cape Town Big 6 experience in the city of Cape Town, look no further than the V&A Waterfront. Situated on the Atlantic shore, the Waterfront boasts with 22 heritage sites and tourism landmarks, 500 stores and more – leaving one with enough options to always be entertained.

V&A Waterfront: Open at 9h00 and close at 21h00

V&A Waterfront Gift Cards and Gift Vouchers are fabulous memory makers

The exhilarating experience offered at the V&A Waterfront is enhanced by their gift cards. This allows visitors to explore the area, whether a delicious meal or see the view from the Cape Wheel – all with the swipe of one card. Every tenant allows for payment to be made with the gift card – making it the perfect way to spoil someone. The card is a gift of discovery, food, shopping, attractions and much more. You are also able to purchase online gift vouchers and have the option to purchase a cash voucher or one of the many experience vouchers.

A day at the V&A Waterfront with your V&A Waterfront gift card

A day trip to the V&A Waterfront is exciting and full of adventure, especially when you are the lucky recipient of a V&A Waterfront gift card.

Stores and attractions open at 9h00 and close at 21h00, so it is easy to make a full day of exploring the area and making memories. Some planning is required, especially if you are traveling to it from a destination out of Cape Town.

For me, my perfect start was the easy breakfast at Mugg & Bean. A delicious poached egg and double cappuccino, overlooking the beautiful view of the harbour and Table Mountain in the background. This prepared me for all the shopping that followed. I browsed through most of the hundreds of stores including my favourites,  Zara, H&M, Mr Price, Birkenstock and Lush – something no other centre in the Western Cape offers. After a full day of shopping, I stopped for a delectable lunch and refreshing drink at a restaurant at the docks. My day ended with a ride on the Cape Wheel – and as the sun disappeared beyond the horizon, we were left with a beautiful silhouette view of the majestic Table Mountain.

All with my memory making gift, a V&A Waterfront gift card

The diversity and availability of experiences are second to none. From the Two Oceans Aquarium to an afternoon lunch at one of the more than 80 restaurants the space has to offer, it truly caters for all families and individuals young or old. The beauty of it all is that every tenant is accessible through the V&A gift cards and vouchers.

The V&A Waterfront is the place to be if you want to spend your time in a safe space that can cater to all individuals’ wants and needs. Whether you’re looking for adventure, delicious cuisines or a place to relax, the Waterfront’s got you covered!

Written by Cayli Saunderson

Take a Journey Through the V&A Waterfront

With so much to experience at the V&A Waterfront every single day of the week, make it your mission to pop by as often as you can to make the absolute best memories!

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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.