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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2109, 2018

Ashanti Lodge Gets a 3D Virtual Walk Through

September 21st, 2018|Categories: Cape Town, News, South Africa|0 Comments

It is always very exciting when you are booking an accommodation for the holidays. The pictures on the site looks stunning, the location is perfect and there is a great pool. But when you eventually arrived at the hostel it is not what you expected. So you found out that they haven’t painted the building for years, the couches are dilapidated, the photos of the area are not correct and there is no pool. That’s why we have decided to provide you with a virtual reality experience. We want to let our guests see exactly [...]

1909, 2018

Cape Town Dams Back Up To 70%

September 19th, 2018|Categories: Cape Town, News, South Africa|0 Comments

In our last blog about water shortage, we talked about day zero, this was the moment when the dam levels would be so low that they would turn off the taps in Cape Town and send everyone to communal water collection points. Both locals and the tourist had to take several precautions to save water. Cape Town had been in the news several times this year, regarding the water scarcity. With this article we want to clarify where we stand with the water supply in Cape Town. First of all, Cape Town’s supply dams have [...]

1209, 2018

5 Interesting Facts About South Africa

September 12th, 2018|Categories: Adventure Tours, Budget Safaris, Cape Town, Day Tours, Destinations, Garden Route, Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, News, South Africa|0 Comments

Have you ever wanted to see the Big 5, visit penguins, go on a wine tour and enjoy some skiing, all in one vacation? Here are 5 interesting facts you possibly do not know about South Africa... 1. The African Penguin at Boulders Beach At less than an hour drive from Ashanti Lodge, you will find Boulders Beach home to the African Penguin. The African Penguins are the only type of penguins found on the continent. Pretty special right? Boulders Beach is the best place in South Africa where you are able to see [...]

108, 2018

Woman’s Month in South Africa

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Cape Town, Drakensberg, Durban, Garden Route, Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, News, South Africa, West Coast|0 Comments

In South Africa we commemorate Women through out the month of August as a tribute to the 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on the 9th August 1956. The march was in protest of the extension of Pass Laws to women that would prevent them from moving freely within South Africa. The Government of South Africa declared August women’s month and the 9th of August is celebrated annually as Women’s Day. In celebration of South African Woman’s Month we are offering a 20% DISCOUNT on all female shared dormitories. Valid for DIRECT bookings only: Email [email protected] [...]

1304, 2018

Climbing Mountains for Charity – Table Mountain, Cape Town – 365 UbuntuClimbs

April 13th, 2018|Categories: Cape Town, Day Tours, News, South Africa, Travel Advice|0 Comments

Andrew Patterson is a man on a mission. His plan? To climb Table Mountain every day in 2018! That’s climbing 1085 meters every day for 365 days in a row. Some might ask if Andrew is a super fitness enthusiast or maybe a little bit crazy? Not at all. His mission has a purpose. A very noble and charitable purpose. His aim is to empower 1 million South Africans who are not in the means of empowering themselves. His main goal is to help one family, one child, one life by means of donations towards [...]

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