Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden lives up to its reputation as the most beautiful garden in Africa and one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain.
Whether you like a full breakfast, great coffee or prefer a tasty pastry or two, the Cape Town Big 7 attractions have something for everyone. Here are the Best Breakfast Spots in Cape Town: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia.
In the News: City Sightseeing, the operators of the iconic red buses in Cape Town and Johannesburg have recently added the Cape Point Explorer to their offering; this new route has not only added an important destination to the existing stops but now allows City Sightseeing to conveniently and affordably provide a link to all the Cape Town Big 7 attractions.
Every year on 18 April is celebrated as the International Day for Monuments and Sites as established by ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983.
On 29 March, in celebration of International Piano Day, Ian Burgess-Simpson Pianos together with Table Mountain Cableway brought up music to the mountain for a once in a lifetime event; the handcrafted Shigeru Kawai grand piano was placed on the 12 Apostles Terrace on top of Table Mountain.
There is no doubt that Robben Island is a very special place, it is a powerful symbol for the triumph of the human spirit, and offers a fascinating insight into the reconciliation and resilience that played such a key role in the development of a new South Africa.
Earth Hour is an annual global event highlighting the environmental challenges facing our planet and is celebrated on the last Saturday in March for one hour from 20:30 pm to 21:30 pm local time. The V&A Waterfront is working with Sunshine Cinema, a solar-powered mobile cinema, to host their first solar-powered Earth Hour event on 25 March 2017.
Living in a water-scarce region means that it’s up to all of us to use water wisely! The issue of water scarcity is a key focus of Responsible Tourism for the Cape Town Big 7 attractions; each have their own #WaterWise measures in place to conserve water in this time of drought.
It’s late summer in the Mother City: the wind has died down a bit, which means beautiful warm summer days! Fill your days with these amazing March Events at the Cape Town Big 7 attractions: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia.