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    Tourists Guide To Cape Town & General Information

    Cape Town, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, is the most visited city by foreigners in the Country. Table Mountain, and the most southern tip of Africa, Cape Point, are amongst some of the many attractions.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To Cape Town

    Cape Town is a large coastal city, situated on the shores of the cold Atlantic Ocean.

    What You Need To Know About Cape Town

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to Cape Town.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit Cape Town?

    The best times to visit Cape Town are in the summer months in order to avoid the cold and the winter rainy season. October to March are the best times to plan your trip.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit Cape Town?

    Depending on your age, and what Country you reside in will determine whether or not you need a Visa to visit Cape Town. The South African Government is in the process of enforcing a Visa for foreign travellers.

    What Should I Pack To Visit Cape Town?

    Cape Town can experience all 4 season in one day, so be prepared. Bring some good walking/hiking shoes, sunscreen and a camera along with you.

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit Cape Town?

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to Cape Town in South Africa. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit.

    Transport & How To Get Around Cape Town?

    Cape Town has a small, but busy international airport, and the best way (Without a doubt) to get around the area is with a hired car, unless you have a tour guide or package in place. Driving is the best way to experience the beauty of the City and surroundings.

    Attractions and places to visit in Cape Town

    Cape Town is one of the 3 capital cities of South Africa, with its well-known unofficial nudity beach such as the Sandy Bay Beach and many other stunning beaches makes for a stunning tourist destination. This beautiful city is filled with numerous heritage and historical sites to go and visit.

    Where to go when visiting Cape Town?

    A sure place of interest to visit is the landmark of Table Mountain, which provides beautiful views over-looking the city. Table Mountain National Park is situated right there and is known as the worlds most riches floral region that is lush with plantation and is reachable by the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway or car or even on foot. The views from the top of Table Mountain are truly breath taking and you can see Table Bay from there.

    A historical place of utmost importance is Robin Island where former president Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years. This site holds cultural and historical in the development of the country and is advised to go and visit this island. Other beautiful natural places that will be sure to bring you ease of comfort and tranquility are the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and numerous other beautiful beaches such as Boulders Beach, as well as the Cape of Good Hope which is a rocky headland off the coast of Cape Peninsula. Lion’s Head is another mountain that is 669 meters above sea level and is surely a stunning view.

    Museums and places of entertainment and sight seeing are the spectacular Two Oceans Aquarium and The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Clifton Suburbs provide for a magnificent view of the Atlantic ocean and Clifton is known to have some of the most expensive real estates in the country. Museums to go and visit are the South African National Gallery, Iziko South African Museum, South African Navel Museum and lastly the District Six Museum.

    How old is the city of Cape Town?

    Cape Town received its first local government in 1839.

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