Cape Town Tourist Traps

  • Tourist Traps
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  • Tourist Traps
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  • Eared seal in a dock of the Waterfront
    Eared seal in a dock of the Waterfront
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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Cape Town

  • 1. V&A Waterfront

    I am a local and can assure you one can spend a day at this " trap" and it could cost as little as US$10Fairly reasonable entertainment but of course. A very good thing to do is spend a few hours at...

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  • 2. cage diving

    We were going to Cape Town this August, mainly to do cage-diving. After looking through websites of tour operators and exchanging some e-mails we had chosen the...

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  • 3. porters at airport

    If you pre-arrange your transfer before you come and you do not see the person at the airport; do not ask the porters to help you contact them. They will call...

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  • 4. Manhattan Penthouse - Cockroaches & More

    My partner and I stayed at the Manhattan Penthouse Apartment in Cape Town, 130 Brie Street, in January 2007 for two weeks. The gentleman, who took our booking...

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  • 5. Bargin

    Saturday MArket in Green POint offers too many nice things for the tourists. All I can say is thet sellers will give you a very high initial price. So bargin to...

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  • 6. Grand West Casino

    This is absolutely a question of preferance. So if you like casino's and gambling you might find this amazing. We spent an hour there and was bored. We don't...

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  • 7. Green Market square

    It's maybe not a complete tourist trap. To me it use to be this fascinating place with all kinds of stuff you didn't see anywhere else. There is nothing that...

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  • 8. genUwine curios ... roooight!

    the greenmarket square in CT is a bit of a fluff ... in fact, buying curios in SA has become a bit ridiculous: i have seen 'african bead necklaces' from durban...

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  • 9. Tygerberg Zoo

    Tygerberg Zoo is approx 30km outside of Cape Town on some farmland. It is the worst zoo I have ever had the misfortune of visiting. although the physical...

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  • 10. Suprise Suprise

    Well I guess just like any city all that I can say is don`t flash cash and expensive Jewelery and don`t walk alone in place that does`nt look to safe and don`t...

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  • 11. People Approaching you

    not sure what exactly they wanted cos we didnt let them get that far! but they have a clipboard and approach tourists, we saw some people putting their hands in...

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  • 12. Actually, it might be kinda fun...

    We saw this place on a walk along the ocean front on Sunday morning. Maybe it's really busy IN season... You know, the closer I look, the more charmed I am!...

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  • 13. Cape Point

    What you see on the picture is not Cape Town bus terminal, but the parking lot of Cape Point. The area around the lighthouse is incredibly noisy and...

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  • 14. Minibus taxis!

    Minibus taxis are the main transport for people to get to/from the townships, and they are busy but very cheap. They stop and drop off throughout the city....

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  • 15. This not a trap but a SAD sight

    A few miles away, as we drive to Beautiful Cape town, there is a big Shanty town. Thousands and thousands of slums for the poor living in very low human...

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  • 16. Capetown is a Tourist trap...

    Capetown is a Tourist trap ,just shop around a little . The Curio places are expensive , you can always find somthing cheaper someplace else. Look around , wine...

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  • 17. LIVING IN USA FEELS LIKE I...

    LIVING IN USA FEELS LIKE I WANT TO MOVE TO SOUTH AFRICA DESPITE THAT I HATE WHITE SOUTH AFRICANS BEING WHITE MYSELF. USUAL VIEW: TWO DRIVERS ON THE ROAD GET IN...

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  • 18. You will encounter many...

    You will encounter many dubious characters begging for money, for 'food'.By giving them what they beg for they lose their natural inclination to look after...

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Cape Town Tourist Traps

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The locals can smell tourists from a mile. Don't be afraid to negotiate on prices at the craft and flea markets. 

Mini-bus taxis will happily take you on your own to where you want to...

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