South Africa Cape Town

CAPE TOWN

If you’re looking for a cost-effective holiday with world class facilities, breath-taking mountain views, stunning beaches as well as a world class wine region, then Cape Town is the destination for you. Fondly known as the Mother City, this cosmopolitan metropolis has an abundance of activities to suit any type of person. It has the fastest growing economy of any city in South Africa which is largely due to the vast amounts of tourists that come visit annually. In recent years, it has been repeatedly voted as one of the top cities to visit in the world as well as one of the most creative cities on the planet.

Cape Town is a city like no other, from the trendy and bustling city bowl district to the picturesque and one of the Natural Wonders of the world, Table Mountain, to the exquisite white sandy beaches – it really has something to offer for everyone. If you’re looking for things to do in the Mother City, then rest assured it won’t take too long to find many activities in which to partake.

If you enjoy nature and the outdoors then this is the ideal spot for you, Cape Town boasts many hiking trails for all fitness levels, with spectacular scenery that will impress even the most seasoned of hikers.

While Cape Town has loads to do in terms of nature and the outdoors, it also has many historical activities on offer. Robben Island, which is a small island surrounded by rough, cold and shark infested seas was once home to a prison for Apartheid activists such as Noble Peace Prize winner and former South African president, Nelson Mandela. There are daily tours to the island which supplies tourists with an insight into the country’s past and how far our Rainbow nation has come.

Popular things to do in Cape Town include trips to the most South Western tip of Africa, known as Cape Point, where you are taken to view the Cape Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach and then to the Cape Point Nature Reserve where you are able to witness the majestic Atlantic and Indian oceans meet. Wine tasting is another hit amongst tourists that visit the Cape.  The wine region is world renowned, boasting many farms in a close proximity to one another with award winning wines that are available to purchase at a reasonable price.

If you are an adrenaline junkie then paragliding, abseiling, skydiving and Great White Shark cage-diving will most likely interest you. Ashanti Travel Online has many tours on offer for the top Cape Town attractions, so if you would like to keep busy while staying in this vibrant city then contact us to make your trip one you will never forget.

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2511, 2016

The Best Overland Adventures in Africa: Our Top Tours

November 25th, 2016|Categories: Cape Town, Kenya, Lake Bunyoni, Nairobi, News, Overland Tours, South Africa, Tours, Travel Advice, Uganda, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe|0 Comments

Overland tours come in a variety of shapes and sizes. From the more luxurious trips where you stay in your own private room and are cooked for each day, to the really hands on camping trip for people who are looking for a more adventurous tour and everything else in between. In this blog, we will be talking about the things that make an overland tour exhilarating and a truly unique experience. We hope that this will help you when choosing the overland tour that best suites you.   Adventure activities Most overland tours offer activities that will make your [...]

2110, 2016

Best Areas to Stay in Cape Town – Our Top 5 Suburbs for Backpackers

October 21st, 2016|Categories: Cape Town, Destinations, News, South Africa|0 Comments

Cape Town tourism is growing each and every day. With such a large increase in tourism in can be hard to decide what area of Cape town you want to stay in. This is why we have made a list of the top 5 areas in and around Cape Town where we would recommend you to stay. For each neighbourhood we have described its transport, must do’s/see’s, restaurants/bars and where to stay. Cape Town City Centre Cape Town CBD is the the lower part of the city bowl an stretches from the company gardens all the way down to the [...]

710, 2016

Cape Town musical festivals calendar

October 7th, 2016|Categories: Cape Town, Destinations, News, South Africa|0 Comments

Cape Town is well known for its beautiful nature, delicious food and wild adventures. However, these are not the only things Cape Town does well. Each and every month Cape Town and its surroundings host plenty of great music festivals. We have put together a festival calendar with music ranging from Classical, to Rock, all the way to Techno and Trance. We have listed what we find as the most interesting music festivals for each month. Keep in mind that there are plenty of other exciting festivals happening, but we couldn’t fit them all into one calendar October Rocking the [...]

1609, 2016

Free & R100 (€6) Budget Things to Do In Cape Town Part 2

September 16th, 2016|Categories: Cape Town, News, Travel Advice|0 Comments

This is part two of a list of 20 cool things to do during your stay in Cape Town. These are not just cool things, but all these activities are possible with a budget of around R100. This is equal to £5,- €6,- or $7,- and offer great value for money if visiting Cape Town on a budget. There are even some awesome things to do in Cape Town for free. If you have missed part one of the list and would like to see that first, please click here. 11.    Take a Tour using your smart phone with VoiceMap [...]

1209, 2016

Free & R100 (€6) Budget Things to Do In Cape Town Part 1

September 12th, 2016|Categories: Cape Town, News, South Africa, Travel Advice|1 Comment

A stay in Cape Town is always filled with cool things to do, but not all these activities have to take a chunk out of your wallet. We have compiled a list of 20 fun things to do during your stay in Cape Town, which won't cost you much more than R100. This is the equivalent to £5,- €6,- and $7,- and should be on the itinerary when visiting Cape Town on a budget.  There are even some awesome free things to do in Cape Town. We have split the list into two parts consisting of 10 activities each, so [...]

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