Cape Town Transportation

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  • 1. Air Travel

    In recent years, South Africa has welcomed a number of low cost air carriers into the local market - with a resultant (and much appreciated) drop in the cost of internal air flights. The three major...

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  • 2. Buses

    A good way to get around Cape Town and do some sight seeing is to use "CitySightSeeing Cape Town" Tours. You can take in a good deal of the city using the 'Hop-On Hop-Off' buses. The purchased ticket...

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  • 3. Car / Taxi

    There are many rental car agencies in South Africa. We found Thrifty Dollars Rental cars were the most reasonable . You can find them at the airport or also at Hilton Hotel in the city. There is a...

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  • 4. Trains

    South Africa is notorious for its lack of public transport, so it is a rare pleasure to be able to report on a functional public transport link that's also of use to the tourist (particularly for...

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  • 5. Catching the train from Jo'burg to Cape Town

    (work in progress)When people conside travelling between Johannesburg and Cape Town, the option of going by train seldom - if ever - occurs: that is, unless...

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  • 6. Travel from Jo'burg to Cape Town in Premier Classe

    (work in progress)What do you do when you want to travel between Jo'burg and Cape Town by rail and can't afford the Blue Train, yet want a little more luxury...

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  • 7. Driving The Garden Route

    With friends I have driven from P.E. to Capetown via the Garden Route. Also from Jo'burg to P.E. and many other places in South Africa and I never felt the...

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  • 8. Driving on the left for those American's

    Ok, this was my first time driving on the left...and for everything I was told by people who had done it.....My opinion is; it was not as hard as people think...

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  • 9. Rikkis

    If you are in a large group I suggest ordering a Rikki taxi. They're larger carriers and can take you anywhere in the city for 10ZAR (2USD), you just have to...

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  • 10. Cable Car to Table Mountain

    Unless you walk up (it's a long way!), then the Cable Car is your only means of getting to the top of Table Mountain and back down again.The Cable Cars rotate,...

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  • 11. Rikkis

    Pretty much like a shared-taxi, Rikki takes you wherever you wanna be. You can always find one at most of the tourist attractions. The Rikki collects (max 5-6)...

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  • 12. Victoria & Alfred Harbour

    From Cape Town harbour you can go on a tour of the peninsula quite easily - this is largely due to your budget. You can go on pre-scheduled tours on launches...

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  • 13. Get around with a guide

    If you don't have a car in Cape Town and still want to enjoy a 'private' tour, I'm posting here the guide I had there. HIs name is Ebrahim Mall (Sun Afrique –...

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  • 14. 777

    Coming from overseas I recommend choosing an airline, that offers a multi media equipment in every seat. I hate flying and I never can sleep. But with the KLM...

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  • 15. Car hire

    You can rent cars in Cape Town and the roads are good and not too busy.We used my husbands sisters car and found driving around the Cape very easy,but we did...

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  • 16. Cape Town has a big,busy international airport

    Cape Town has a big,busy international airport.There is a departure tax of 25 rand to neighbouring African countries and 38 rand to all others...My flight took...

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  • 17. Most major Airports around the...

    Most major Airports around the World have flights into capetown.WELL. if you want a good scare take the local Mini Bus Taxi's. They are actualy very efficent ,...

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  • 18. International Airlines from...

    International Airlines from London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, also New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Perth.Cape Town is a Major seaport, thus by ship...

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  • 19. I fly to Cape Town on British...

    I fly to Cape Town on British Airways, which has direct flights from London. From the US, you can take South African Airways but I think you have to go via...

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  • 20. You can get to Cape Town by...

    You can get to Cape Town by anyway you want. Many large international airlines fly here directly and it is increasingly becoming a popular stopover for cruise...

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  • 21. By airplane : Air France, via...

    By airplane : Air France, via Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris.By adapted truck-bus. this was a very comfortable way of travelling especially on the dirt...

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  • 22. The center isn't so big, so...

    The center isn't so big, so most things you can do on foot. We also took a taxi to go to the Tafelberg, as everywhere discuss about the price before you leave,...

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  • 23. Ferry to Robben Island

    Great view of Cape Town from the ferry on the way to Nelson Mandela's place of imprisonment for 27 years.

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  • 24. Taxis

    Taxis are expensive and we did not take one. Because Cape Town center is small ,i found that walking to most things was easy and enjoyable.Here i am enjoying...

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Cape Town Transportation

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Cars, taxi's cable cars, baz bus, boat, walk...... It is all there. Some more reliable than others. Cape Town is one of the few cities in South Africa that has reasonable public transport, but if...

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