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  • 1. Beaches

    Fishoek is a small little town on False Bay and is also on the way to Simon's Town and Boulders Beach. It doesnt seem like there is much happening in this beautiful spot other than people Fishing or...

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  • 2. Tours

    It's not often that you need a tour guide in cities that you know well, but on my last trip to Cape Town, I came across Allan Korsman of Blue Monkey Tours, who lead the tour that I joined at Groote...

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  • 3. Cape Point

    This one day trip around the Cape Peninsula was the best day of our visit to Cape Town. We are grateful to our wonderful guide and great companion for the day - a VT member Mariana known as Mvtouring....

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  • 4. Table Mountain

    The decision was made: we are walking down. Today I am not sure if it was the right thing to do - we didn't know the way, we had no map or guide, we had no idea what to expect. By the way, one...

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  • 5. Kirstenbosch Gardens

    One of the spectacular features of Kirstenbosch Garden is its location. Cape Town's Table Top Mountain creates a magnificent background for the beautiful garden of colorful flowers. Hikers can...

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  • 6. V & A Waterfront

    There are several good spots to go shopping. Whether you choose to stroll through a fleamarket or around a modern department store, there are many possibilities to satisfy your need. The Victoria...

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  • 7. Wine Route / Stellenbosch

    Unique landscapes - wine tasting - mountains - nice people - black or white! Different generations ! Democracy is the objective - they will get their target !! What are you looking for !! This is SA !...

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  • 8. Cape Town is a very Gay Place to be!

    (work in progress)Along with cities like San Francisco and Sydney, Cape Town is one of the 'gayest' cities in the world and would certainly qualify as the Gay...

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  • 9. Parking fees

    It is difficult to find parking easily in Cape Town and when you do, you have a person wearing a uniform who demands a parking fee. There is no specific fee but...

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  • 10. Some suggested itineraries in Cape Town

    Drat, I thought that I had already written one of these itinerary tips for Cape Town, but as I couldn't find it when I looked for it the other day. Clearly I...

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  • 11. Directions to Hout Bay

    Check out google...

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  • 12. Living and Learning in Cape Town (Residency)

    I don't live in South Africa but I think you are in for an amazing experience.Careful research should allay your fears. I do know that Groote Schuur is well...

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  • 13. Weather in South Africa

    South Africa is famous for its sunshine. It's a dry country, with an average annual rainfall of about 400-500mm. While the Western Cape gets most of its...

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  • 14. And yet another fabulous tour guide suggestion

    Frank is a German guy who studied at the University of Cape Town and so fell in love with South Africa that he decided to stay there. He is a certified...

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  • 15. Tipping

    When dining out, check that service charge has not already been added to your bill. If not you should add between 10 - 20% of total bill as a tip. Taxi drivers...

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  • 16. Company gardens walkway

    Even though it looked fantastic at night time, all lit up, and some people walking it, I do not think I would recommend it. The only time that it would prob be...

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  • 17. The Cape Doctor-Hang onto your hat

    The Cape Peninsula has a Mediterranean climate with well-defined seasons. In winter, which lasts from May to September, large cold fronts come across from the...

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  • 18. Just Nuisanse

    "Just Nuisance", was sold to a Benjamin Chaney who moved to Simon's Town to run the United Services Institute (USI). The USI was frequented mainly by the Royal...

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  • 19. 2 Seperate Parking Bays at Boulders Beach

    When visiting Boulders Beach note that there is 2 parking area`s. One Parking area is where there is no penguins on the beach. You got to walk about 400m...

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  • 20. Don't read too many reviews !!

    October 2008 have just had a wonderful holiday in Cape Town and the Western Cape. I would suggest not reading to many reviews on this site for Cape Town,...

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  • 21. General info on Cape Town

    Cape Town is bustling with life and has loads to do.I wouldn't swim with the penguins in winter (June/July, as it is very cold then! Although the Indian Ocean...

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  • 22. What is happening?

    The city is abuzz with events all year round. The list of highlights include: the Cape Minstrels celebrating on the streets of Cape Town on the 2nd of January,...

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  • 23. Radio Stations

    Airwaves in the Western Cape are alive with local, regional and national radio stations. While most radio stations broadcast in English, some radio stations...

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  • 24. Newspapers and Magazines

    The Cape Argus, an afternoon newspaper, and Die Burger, an Afrikaans-language morning newspaper, are the most widely-read daily papers, and provide...

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  • 25. Mangawani Spa

    Mangawani Spa is an experienc not to be missed when visiting Cape Town and you feel the need to be pampered. For approx R1000.00 you get served breakfast &...

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A great itinerary written by one of VT's valued members, Catherine. If you are looking for ideas on what to do or where to go, have a look at this.

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