A visit to the Mother City is an exciting experience, which is sure to be etched in one’s memory forever. If you are planning a trip to Cape Town you cannot miss out on the Cape Town Big 7. Here are our top 7 things to do on your visit.

Table Mountain Cableway

The city hugs our iconic mountain and it is difficult not to look at this Natural Wonder of the World in awe. Buy your Table Mountain Cableway ticket online and skip the queue at the ticket office at the Lower Cable Station.

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V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront is the place to shop, dine and be entertained. There is just so much to do and so much to discover.  Click here to view the Events Calendar to plan your visit.

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Robben Island

There are few places in South Africa that bear the weight and sheer historical importance of Robben Island. Come and explore an island that has a rich history. You can buy tickets online or in-person at the Robben Island Museum.

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Take a quiet walk through 36 hectares of landscaped garden on the slopes of Table Mountain and find out why we call this the most beautiful garden in Africa. Kirstenbosch hosts the Summer Sunset Concerts, click here for more details on who is performingJump the queue and buy your entry tickets here.

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Groot Constantia

The moment you enter Groot Constantia wine estate you’ll realise you’re in for a unique experience. This is the South Africa’s oldest wine producing estate, established by Simon van der Stel in 1685, and it is a certified national monument. Buy your tickets online.

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City Walk

Immerse yourself in public artwork, historical architecture, and museums while meeting the locals. Get your City Walk map from the Cape Town Tourism’s office Cnr Burg & Castle Streets in the CBD.

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Cape Point

At the tip of the Cape Peninsula lies Cape Point, a nature reserve within the Table Mountain National Park; declared a Natural World Heritage Site. View more information on the ticket prices here.


What are your top things to do in Cape Town?

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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 save time spent in the queues.