Cape Town Things To Do

Cape Town is, by definition, a city of leisure, and My Destination Cape Town has worked tirelessly to compile a list of activities that will truly make the most of your time in this special city, be it cultural, physical, or just plain relaxing.

The city and its surroundings are literally bursting with a fascinating selection of activities and attractions all designed to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. Take in a show, visit a world-class museum, catch a match at our spectacular stadiums, or simply breathe in the fresh air in our beautiful Botanical Gardens.

Hooked on Africa

Hooked on Africa Hout-Bay, Cape Town

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Hooked on Africa Fishing Charters specialise in deep sea fishing, sea fly fishing and fishing charters in Cape Town. They operate out of Hout Bay and lead thrilling fishing trips on a regular basis.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Newlands, Cape Town

Established in 1913, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is one of the Seven Magnificent Botanical Gardens of the World. The 36 hectare landscaped gardens section merges seamlessly with the 492 hectares

Cape Town Helicopters

Cape Town Helicopters V-and-A-Waterfront, Cape Town

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There's simply no better way to experience Cape Town and its surrounds than with a helicopter flight over its spectacular sights, and Cape Town Helicopters is one of the city's best operators.

The Fugard Theatre

The Fugard Theatre Cape-Town-City, Cape Town

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The Fugard Theatre, named after one of South Africa's greatest playwrights Athol Fugard, is located in the historic Sacks Futeran building in heart of the vibrant District 6 region of Cape Town.

Para Taxi Paragliding

Para Taxi Paragliding Cape-Town-City, Cape Town

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Para Taxi is one of the leading paragliding companies in the Cape, and since 2009 they've offered breathtaking paragliding flights over the Mother City and surrounds.

City Sightseeing Bus Cape Town

City Sightseeing Bus Cape Town V-and-A-Waterfront, Cape Town

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City Sightseeing Cape Town's unmistakable and well-known red double decker open-top buses are without doubt the best way to tour Cape Town.

Bike and Saddle

Bike and Saddle Cape-Town-City, Cape Town

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Bike and Saddle offer a range of cycling trips and tours throughout Cape Town. Each of these trips are tailor-made and fully supported, offering a fascinating perspective on the city.

White Shark Projects

White Shark Projects Gansbaai, Cape Town

Cage diving with great white sharks has to be one of the ultimate experiences in a persons lifetime! These majestic and powerful creatures can be observed from the safety of a dive cage.

University of Stellenbosch Botanical Gardens

University of Stellenbosch Botanical Gardens Stellenbosch, Cape Town

This magnificent (compact) Botanical Garden is situated in the historical core of Stellenbosch, a town full of character and old world charm. The Garden enables one to view, within the span of an

Gold of Africa Museum

Gold of Africa Museum Cape-Town-City, Cape Town

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The Gold of Africa Museum houses thousands of years of legend, ritual and craftsmanship displayed in the world’s most comprehensive collection of surviving artefacts from the gold-rich kingdoms of


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