Experience Iconic Cape Town

We’re quite confident when we say that a visit to Cape Town simply isn’t going to be complete without visiting each of the Big 7 – truly the best of what the city has to offer. And it’s for this reason that we’ve banded together to form the Cape Town Big 7 – your one-stop highlights package to the best city in the world.

Name the city’s top attractions, and you’ll be naming the Big 7 – soar to the top of Table Mountain via the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, our own natural wonder, and marvel at the city below; explore the vibrant urban heart of the Cape Town CBD at street level by walking the community-driven City Walk; shop, dine and be entertained at the most popular tourism attraction in the country at V&A Waterfront; take a quiet walk through one of the world’s most beautiful gardens at Kirstenbosch; explore the tradition and finest wines in the historic setting of Groot Constantia; visit the true symbol of freedom with a tour of Robben Island; and experience the dramatic scenery at Cape Point, perched on the most south western point of Africa. When it comes down to it, these are seven unforgettable experiences, all in one destination.

The Cape Town Big 7 is the official marketing collaboration of these seven iconic tourism destinations in and around Cape Town, and we’re here to make sure you know everything about the best of what the city has to offer, so you don’t miss a thing on your visit to the Mother City. So sit back, explore the site, and then get out there to make sure you visit each of these spectacular attractions.


Who are the Big 7?

Cape Point
Cape Point
Situated at the most south western corner of Africa, the spectacular natural landmark of Cape Point has captured the hearts of travellers and locals for centuries with its breathtaking views and fascinating nautical history
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City Walk
City Walk
Explore the vibrant urban heart of the Cape Town CBD at street level by walking the community-driven City Walk. The route will connect you to public art, famous landmarks and popular public spaces, contextualised by fascinating tales of past and present.
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Groot Constantia
Groot Constantia
One of the oldest and grandest wine estates in the Cape, Groot Constantia offers wine tastings, tours and superb dining at two celebrated restaurants in a truly beautiful and historically significant setting
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Kirstenbosch
Kirstenbosch
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is world-renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape flora it displays and for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain
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Robben Island
Robben Island
Robben Island has become a symbol of the triumph of the human spirit, and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1999, offering visitors a chance to reflect on one of the most significant political landmarks in the world
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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
The best views in Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain, and the Cableway takes visitors to the summit in less than 5 minutes. The cable car’s rotating floor ensures that all visitors get a 360° aerial view of the city, neighbouring peaks and ocean
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V&A Waterfront
V&A Waterfront
The V&A Waterfront is located within the breathtaking setting of a working harbour and includes over 450 stores, a top quality restaurants, and variety of world-class conference and hotel facilities
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