There’s lots to do here, and countless different ways to see and experience the city . . . See . . . the city
Hire a bike - and ride along the Promenade, or right into the city if you’re brave. A couple of companies also do bike tours around town and into the winelands – or ride the route of the gruelling 109-kms Cape Town Cycle Tour along scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive.
Hike! - This city is made for walking – walk the city itself, or lace up your boots and climb Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, Constantia Nek, or any one of more than a dozen great hiking trails in and around the city. Ask us for tips and guidance.
Kayaking - There’s no better view of Cape Town than that from the sea, especially when playful dolphins are leaping over the bow of your kayak – a great 2-hour excursion offering unique view of the town and a bit of great exercise along the way.
Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tours - Our best tip for your first day – get to know your way around and get the lay of the land. Stops at all the major sites of interest
Paragliding - There’s no better view of Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard than from the air – and your tandem paraglide from Signal Hill offers adrenalin, stunning views and a real sense of accomplishment! No experience needed as you sail down tandem.
Sidecar tours - You’ll get a different view of the city from a vintage motorcycle sidecar! Get chauffeured around town from two hours to a full day.
Sailing - A champagne cruise in Table Bay offers perfect views of the mountain and the sunset!
Hire a classic car - Turn heads around town or drive scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive like you’ll never forget!
Helicopter tours - Yes, they’ll set you back, but this is the ultimate Cape Town sightseeing experience – ocean to ocean, you’ll see it all from the very best view there is!
Been there, done that? Try these . . .
Abseil - The highest commercial abseil in the world is from the top of Table Mountain
Hire a Harley - Get around the city and peninsula in [loud!] style
Surfing / Kite surfing - What do you mean you can’t? Now’s the time to learn!
Horse riding on Noordhoek Beach - Canter in the surf of the wild beach at Noordhoek.
Golf - Cape Town and surrounds has a selection of stunning courses for every level – just ask us for a tee time
Snorkel with seals - The ultimate wildlife experience for the adventurous -- snorkel with hundreds of playful Cape Fur seals, interacting with them in their environment and on their terms.
Shark cage diving - Calling all adrenalin-junkies: come face-to-face with great white sharks from the safety of the cage. No diving experience necessary – just nerves!
Whale watching - In season (June to November), the waters around Hermanus (60 minutes from Cape Town) are teeming with Southern Right whales – not shy, you’ll get up close and personal
Quad biking - Try the thrills and spills of quad biking on the beautiful Atlantic dunes up the west coast
Sports!!! - South Africans are sports-mad. If you are too, catch a cricket or rugby match at Newlands, a football match at the beautiful Cape Town stadium or horse-racing at Kenilworth Race Track