Summer is in full swing and there is no shortage of things to do in the Mother City. Come and take a journey with the Cape Town Big 7’s top ways to celebrate summer.

Table Mountain Cableway

Experience summer’s longer days and balmy evenings atop Table Mountain. From 4 January – 29 February, return tickets are half price after 6pm! 

Buy your Table Mountain Cableway ticket online and skip the queue at the ticket office at the Lower Cable Station.


Cape Point

Have lunch at the Two Oceans Restaurant and enjoy uninterrupted views while you dine. Please note entry into Cape Point is not included and must be paid on arrival at the main entrance gate. View more information on the ticket prices here.

V&A Waterfront

Hire a bicycle from Up Cycles in the Waterfront and do some sightseeing. Find them next to the clock tower. Click here to view the Events Calendar to plan your visit to the Waterfront.


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Groot Constantia

Explore the vast estate on foot and find the beautiful Historical Bath located 500 meters from the Manor House.  Buy your tickets online and skip the queues.

City Walk

City Walk Saturdays will resume on the 20th of February. It is a free event, focusing on art & music in the Company Gardens from 10am – 2pm. Get your City Walk map from the Cape Town Tourism’s office Cnr Burg & Castle Streets in the CBD.


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Robben Island

Enjoy the spectacular views of Cape Town when you take the short ferry ride from the V&A Waterfront to Robben Island. Explore South Africa’s political past in various Robben Island exhibition displays. You can buy tickets online or in-person at the Robben Island Museum.


Enjoy a magical movie experience in the most beautiful garden in South Africa reserve your seat under the stars with The Galileo Open Air Cinema. Click here for more details on what is being screened.  Jump the queue and buy your entry tickets here


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One Destination, 7 Unbelievable Experiences

There is no one way to explore all of the Cape Town Big 7, and much of what makes each of them so special is the variety of things to see and do at each. So if possible, take your time to explore each of the city’s most visited tourist attractions in as much depth as possible – as any local will tell you, you can spend a lifetime at each of the Big 7 and still not tire of them. Find the 3 and 4 day itineraries and tips here.

Buy tickets online

Buy your tickets online and skip the queues.