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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1110, 2017

What To Do For Halloween 2017?

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, News|0 Comments

In a couple of weeks, Cape Town is going to be scary place to be in. Why? Its Halloween of course! Cape Town is the place to be for the spookiest parties and events. So, pick your creepiest costume and dare your friends to join you at one of these Halloween parties in Cape Town. South African Horrorfest Since 2004, the horrorfest has been the podium for Horror, chiller and thriller film festivals. At this festival you will be treated to plenty of short and long movies on the big screen from all over the world. This [...]

2009, 2017

WATCH NOW: Never Road Trip To South Africa, It’s Not Safe (They Said)

September 20th, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, Durban, Garden Route, Kruger National Park, News, South Africa|0 Comments

This is the story of a French couple who were discourage by family and friends from visiting South Africa because of the safety, or actually rather the lack of safety. Anyway, Michel Vespasien and Pauline Bachel really wanted to go on an adventure and booked their trip despite what everyone (who had never been to South Africa) told them. 18 days of travelling through South Africa resulted in great memories, amazing views and peaceful landscapes which are all filmed in the video below. Watch the amazing video of their beautiful South African road trip below. [...]

1809, 2017

Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts Line Up 2017/2018

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, News|0 Comments

One of the best ways to spend your Sunday afternoons has to be on the lawns of Kirstenbosch National Gardens while watching your favourite band. This location is world famous for its breath taking views, the diverse flora it displays, as well as being home to a variety bird species. Every Sunday from the end of November until the beginning of April the Gardens are transformed to a magnificent outdoor concert arena, featuring both national and international acts. The concerts are held in the gardens, where the soft grass banks slope gently down towards the stage. The whole family [...]

1509, 2017

Top 5 Most Romantic Getaway Spots In Cape Town

September 15th, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, News|0 Comments

Love is a beautiful thing in life and Cape Town is full of amazing places that you can celebrate that love. We have put together a list of the most romantic places to go in and around Cape Town. No matter if you have been together for a long time or just fell in love recently, your partner is sure to be impressed by these places.   Watch a movie under the stars The Galileo open air cinema is an amazing experience offering people the opportunity to watch a movie with their loved ones under [...]

2908, 2017

Top 5 Ways To Experience The Winelands Around Cape Town

August 29th, 2017|Categories: Cape Town, News, South Africa, Travel Advice|0 Comments

So just how popular is wine? Well, in 2016 wine lovers of the world drank 242 million hectolitres of wine. To those not in the wine or beer industry, that is the equivalent of twenty-four billion, two hundred million litres of wine. This means that wine lovers drink over 66 million litres of wine a day! Who can blame them? At the end of the day, everybody loves a good glass of wine. The Western Cape is home to Route 62, the longest wine route in the world. Starting in Cape Town and traveling up the east coast to Port [...]

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