Cape Town Blog Posts
An Insiders Guide To Cape Town And Surrounds Through Blog Posts And Travel Topics
Cape Town, South Africa, is a stunningly beautiful city with an array of incredible sights and experiences to explore. From its breathtaking vistas to its vibrant culture and fascinating history, there is something for everyone in Cape Town.
The city has everything whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation. With so much to offer, deciding what activities are worth your time while visiting this amazing destination can be hard. That is why we have put together this collection of blog posts about Cape Town - to give you insight into the best things to do in one of the world's most exciting cities!
We cover topics ranging from outdoor activities and local attractions to food reviews and cultural events. So if you're planning a trip or just curious about what makes Cape Town unique, these blog posts will provide valuable information that will help make your visit unforgettable!
You can read about popular tourist attractions like Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Robben Island, and lesser-known gems off the beaten path. We also provide information on the local cuisine, nightlife and shopping.
Sit back and get ready to be inspired by the amazing experiences that await in this fascinating city.
Discover the Wonders of Cape Town: An Insider's Guide to South Africa's Most Exciting City!
- Cape Town Sightseeing BusWritten By Uyaphi.com
Explore the stunning city of Cape Town in a budget-friendly and time-efficient way - The City Sightseer Bus.
This double-decker 'topless' red bus offers travellers several routes to take in all the attractions, including Blue Route from the City to Hout Bay, Red Route for Table Mountain Cable Car and Purple Route through Constantia Vineyards.
With the guided tour commentated in 15 different languages, this is a great day out for both kids and adults alike!..................
- Helicopter Flight over Cape TownWritten By Uyaphi.com
Experience the beauty of Cape Town from a whole new perspective with an amazing Helicopter Flight over the city!
Get ready to take off and explore the stunning coastline, Table Mountain, Camps Bay Beach and more - all while taking in spectacular views that can only be seen from above.
Soar through the skies on a 12-13 minute flight or opt for one of the longer flights available to Hout Bay, Cape Point or even out to the Cape Winelands...................
- Constantia Valley Wine RouteWritten By Uyaphi.com
The Constantia Valley Wine Route is a stunning destination for wine lovers in South Africa. It offers an array of estates, each with its own special selection of wines and unique experiences to enjoy.
From the upgraded wine-tasting venue at Uitkyk Estate to Klein Constantia's "Beyond Restaurant", there are plenty of opportunities to sample some excellent local vintages. For those looking for something special, Groot Constantia is home to Cape Ruby port and Eagles Nest has partnered with the Western Cape Raptor Research Programme...................
- Norval Foundation South AfricaWritten By Uyaphi.com
With its dynamic atmosphere and captivating art, Norval Foundation in Cape Town offers a unique experience for all ages who appreciate the beauty of art.
No matter who you are, the Norval Foundation has something to astound and delight! From spectacular exhibitions to an expansive sculpture garden featuring one-of-a-kind pieces, as well as a selection of educational workshops for kids - it is all here waiting...................
- Kirstenbosch, Boomslang Tree Canopy WalkwayWritten By Uyaphi.com
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is one of the most beautiful and diverse gardens in Cape Town. With its sprawling 1,300 acres of land, Kirstenbosch offers a journey of the senses with its vibrant flowers, lush greenery and an array of birdlife.
For those looking for a unique experience, take on the Boomslang Tree Canopy Walkway - an elevated walkway that provides stunning views across the gardens...................
- Muizenberg Beach Cape TownWritten By Uyaphi.com
Muizenberg Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, is a beautiful seaside town that has experienced both decline and resurgence.
From the late 19th century until the 1960s, it was one of the most popular resort areas in South Africa.
In recent years, however, Muizenberg has undergone a transformation as law-abiding citizens have reclaimed the area and invested heavily in its revitalization...................
- Climbing Table MountainWritten By Uyaphi.com
Table Mountain is one of the most iconic landmarks in Cape Town, and with the Aerial Cableway closed for a few weeks, now is the perfect time to explore its many paths.
A hike up Skeleton Gorge provides an opportunity to experience nature's beauty while gathering breathtaking views along the way.
With record numbers of visitors coming to Cape Town due to its designation as World Design Capital 2014, and inclusion as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, it is no wonder why this city has been gaining so much attention...................
- Shark Cage Diving Cape TownWritten By Uyaphi.com
Experience the majesty of one of nature's most magnificent creatures with shark cage diving in Cape Town. With "Shark Diving", you can get up close and personal with great white sharks as they swim around the boat looking for bait.
Whether you want to dive yourself or just observe from the deck, this thrilling activity offers a unique opportunity to appreciate these powerful animals in their natural habitat.
You will also learn more about how humans are affecting their environment and why conservation efforts are essential for protecting them...................
- 10 best things about Cape TownWritten By Uyaphi.com
Cape Town, South Africa is a vibrant and beautiful city that offers something for everyone.
From its stunning beaches to its majestic Table Mountain, from its world-famous Constantia vineyards to the stunning Kirstenbosch Garden, Robben Island and a great number of 5-star restaurants on offer - Cape Town truly is an unforgettable destination.
Here are 10 of the best things about this incredible city that make it such a fantastic place to visit or live in...................
- Constantia Winelands, What to Do?Written By Uyaphi.com
Escape from the hustle of Cape Town and immerse yourself in South Africa's famous wine culture by visiting Constantia Valley - only a quick journey away!
For centuries, Constantia Valley has been the home of some of South Africa's oldest and most renowned vineyards and wine farms.
Among these renowned wineries are Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia, Constantia Uitsig and Buitenverwachting – each with its own unparalleled atmosphere and exquisite wines...................
- Horse Riding in Cape TownWritten By Uyaphi.com
Experience an unforgettable adventure and explore the beauty of Cape Town by horseback.
Just a short drive from the centre of town, you will find Noordhoek – a sleepy community known for its stunning beach that stretches for over eight kilometres and is bordered by wetlands, Chapmans Peak and Kommetjie lighthouse.
Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding offers outrides on this beach where you can ride through dunes, trot across pools of water and even visit the skeletal remains of an old steamship wreck!..................
- Cape Town Kite FestivalWritten By Uyaphi.com
The 19th annual Cape Town Kite Festival was held at the beginning of November in Muizenberg, bringing together over 20,000 people for a two-day event.
The festival featured stunt kiting exhibitions, Japanese-inspired Rokkaku kite battles, and a Heritage Kite Competition that encouraged children to build South African swallow or bat-style kites from scratch.
In addition to the fun activities on offer, the festival also supports Cape Mental Health charity and provides an opportunity for local businesses and visitors alike to experience the beauty of Cape Town and Muizenberg...................
- Design in Cape TownWritten By Uyaphi.com
Cape Town is experiencing an exciting wave of investment, community involvement and physical regeneration due to its designation as the World Design Capital 2014.
This has been evident in the seaside suburb of Muizenberg, where dead corners and buildings have been transformed into vibrant areas full of life.
The murals, sculptures and shops that are popping up all over town are a testament to the power of good design and art in revitalising this once down-at-heel resort...................
- Mount Nelson Hotel In Cape TownWritten By Uyaphi.com
The Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town is a luxurious 5-star resort known for its stately entrance, magnificent views of Table Mountain, and nine acres of landscaped gardens.
Recently the hotel has completed a winter refurbishment program that includes enhancements to the façade and bathrooms, as well as light refurbishments to all remaining luxury rooms and suites.
Guests can enjoy activities such as garden walks with the hotel horticulturalists, indulging in morning or afternoon tea on the terrace, or meeting up with friends at Planet Champagne Bar...................
Glen Avon Lodge
Rates from R1 270.00 ppSet within the peaceful Constantia Valley Winelands, concealed away within the foothills of the regal Constantiaberg, Glen Avon Lodge affords the discerning visitor a sanctuary connected with peace as well as tranquillity.
Cellars Hohenort Hotel
Rates from R2 680.00 ppCellars Hohenort Hotel, having an elegant style and charisma, the hotel features 53 luxurious bedrooms as well as suites, together with magnificent vistas over the 9 acres of internationally renowned gardens and vineyard.
Alphen Boutique Hotel
Rates from R2 020.00 ppThe trendy and luxurious Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia is spread across 11.5 acres of magnificent gardens where a modern 5-star hotel meets her historical past with high-tech facilities and amenities.
Rates from R2 450.00 ppKensington Place is an award winning 5-star boutique hotel in a residential part of the city. It offers both tranquillity and proximity to the attractions of Cape Town, without a doubt our favourite Cape Town Accommodation establishment.
Camps Bay Retreat
Rates from R3 360.00 per person
Situated on the majestic slopes of Signal Hill, Camps Bay Retreat is a five-star boutique hotel boasting sumptuous luxury and unparalleled views.
Nestled in an oasis of 4 acres of a small nature reserve and boasting breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Retreat provides a tranquil escape from the hectic pace of city living.
This luxurious retreat boasts unparalleled amenities, a calming ambience, and attentive staff that combine to create an unforgettable experience sure to leave you feeling immensely revived.
Rates from R8 000.00 per person
Indulge in a luxurious five-star experience at Ellerman House situated in the beautiful South African coastal suburb of Bantry Bay.
With its breathtaking ocean views from each and every one of its rooms, suites, dining areas, lounges and swimming pool, this exclusive property is widely regarded as one of the most luxurious hotels in the country.
Ellerman House guarantees guests an extraordinary experience with its five-star amenities, stunning interiors, and top-notch personalised service that can't be found elsewhere.
The Bay Hotel
Rates from R3 810.00 per person
Experience the lavishness of The Bay Hotel, with its 78 alluring rooms just across from the illustrious Camps Bay Beach.
The Bay offers guests an opulent and cosy stay, with each room and suite designed to provide maximum comfort.
With its brilliant white sandy beaches, tantalizing restaurants, and lively nightlife, Camps Bay Beach is the ultimate destination for unforgettable vacation experiences.
Radisson Blu Hotel
Rates from R3 510.00 per person
The Radisson Blu is a must-visit hotel located in Granger Bay and conveniently close to the V&A Waterfront.
With breathtaking views of Robben Island, this luxurious hotel is renowned for its stunning sunsets.
For those seeking to relax and admire the grandeur of nature, the Radisson Blu is an ideal choice with its 177 rooms and suites.
Guests can bask in the sun at the outdoor swimming pool, rejuvenate at the luxurious spa and stay connected to their loved ones with free Wi-Fi throughout the property.