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Cape Town Food Tasting Tour
"As you travel learn how South Africa’s heritage stems from all over the world including the Middle and Far East and Europe. Hear about some of the traditional dishes created by the indigenous people of Africa and discover how colonization slavery and immigration influenced the food of the Mother City. Throughout the course of your tour stop at three or more eateries to get a feel for the country’s distinctively varied cuisine. Perhaps stop first at a street-side cafe or restaurant in Bo-Kaap below Signal Hill. Also known as the Malay Quarter
From ZAR1,500.00
 
Township Tour of Cape Town
"South Africa’s townships were created as segregated places for blacks only until the end of the Apartheid era. Usually located on city outskirts the townships still exist today and while still facing undeniable problems they hold the highest level of savings in the country and are acknowledged by government as the economic future of the country. After meeting your guide in Cape Town you’ll head out by minivan to discover some of Cape Town’s most interesting townships like Langa and Khayelitsha. Meet the local leaders who are making things happen for this vibrant community
From ZAR1,200.00
 
Full-Day Cape Point & Cape Peninsula Sightseeing Tour from Cape Town
"This is a really fun way to see the Cape Peninsula! Vitalise your body and feed your mind with guided commentary fabulous scenic cycling and easy hiking. After picking you up from your accommodation you continue along the Atlantic Seaboard to Hout Bay harbour checking out the Twelve Apostles Mountains in the background. Your enthusiastic guide will let you in on the ""who's who"" of the Cape Peninsula while you travel the scenic route to Cape Point. an optional boat cruise to visit the Cape Fur Seal colony on Duiker Island comes highly recommended (Approximately R80.00). Otherwise browse around the harbour and check out the local crafts. Enjoy some cookies and juice and take in the breathtaking view energy boosting picnic lunch will be served at a lunch stop in the reserve. After a delicious picnic enjoy a leisurely stroll to the South-Western most point of Africa. The spectacular Cape Point Nature Reserve will put you on a natural high for """This Cape Peninsula full day tour includes a morning snack
From ZAR690.00

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Parliament Tour

The tour takes you inside one of the Historic and Iconic Buildings of South Africa. There are several separated Sections in the Parliament Building for some reason I cannot remember all of them but...
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Aug 03, 2015

The interesting but ill-focused Slave House museum

The Slave House museum is located in the CBD, close to Parliament, the Anglican cathedral and the entrance to Company Gardens.The main attraction here is an exhibit on Nelson Mandela. It draws on a...
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Feb 01, 2012

One of the faces of General Jan Smuts

General Jan Christian Smuts is perhaps the most divisive and intriguing of South African political figures: a man that fought both against and with the British (in the Anglo Boer War one one side, and...
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Feb 01, 2012

Peek through the fence of the President's house

The President's official residence when Parliament is in session is De Tuynhuys (derived from the Dutch for 'Garden House'), a lovely, low slung villa which adjoins the Parliament buildings. There has...
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Feb 01, 2012

Stroll past the seat of South African government

You have to hand it to South Africa when it comes to nurturing bloated bureaucracies ... not only do we have 11 official languages, but we also have three capitals!The three capitals bit is a legacy...
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Feb 01, 2012

St Mary's Cathedral: stunningly Germanic!

I absolutely love St Mary's Catholic Cathedral because it is utterly unique in its appearance, and thus, instantly recognisable. It stands directly opposite Parliament which is a curiously conspicuous...
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CatherineReichardt
Feb 01, 2012

The intimidating presence of General Louis Botha

I am rather fond of this imposing statue of General Louis Botha - the first Prime Minister of the South African Republic - which (somewhat surprisingly) still stands outside Parliament in Cape Town....
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Feb 01, 2012

Feed the squirrels in Company Gardens

Alright, so I know that grey squirrels are vermin, and foreign vermin to boot, who have no place in the ecosystem of the Cape Floral Kingdom. But it's amazing how your principles tend to buckle a...
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Feb 01, 2012

SLAVE LODGE

This building is wedged between St George's Anglican Cathedral (of Desmond Tutu fame) and the Dutch Reformed Groote Kerk. Cape Town's second oldest building, it functioned as a slave lodge between...
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mtncorg
Apr 04, 2011

Blue Vuvuzela

On one of the unfinished bridges coming from Sea Point side into the CBD a massive 80 meter vuvuzela has been erected by Hyundai. This vuvuzela blows everytime a goal get scored during the 2010 FIFA...
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mvtouring
Jun 27, 2010

Absorb the local culture

Cape Town is the most segregated city in SA. It is very difficult to meet Capetonians of colour within the established tourist sights so walk the city go into Golden acres to have a sense of the...
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May 31, 2010

Greenmarket Square

Greenmarket Square, is situated in the heart of the Central Business District of Cape Town. This square has seen a vast mix of cultures pass over its ancient cobbles through the decades.This area has...
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Mar 30, 2009
 
 
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Robben Island

Whether you are interested in history or not a trip to Robben Island is rewarding and eye opening. After you get off the boat, you take a 45 minute guided bus tour of the island with some very...
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Lion's Head

Lion’s Head is one of the most distinctive natural monuments in and around Cape Town. It is part of the Table Mountain National Park and visible from many parts of the city. Together with Signal Hill...
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Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach is made up of 4 coves and the beaches are called 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. When the summer south-easter blows, the Clifton beaches are usually well sheltered from the wind. All of the...
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Long Street

Long Street is a major street located in the City Bowl section of Cape Town. It is famous as a bohemian hang out and the street is lined with many book stores, various ethnic restaurants and bars....
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Signal Hill

Signal Hill has some of the most stunning view of the city. On the view point there is a beautiful picnic spot where you can relax and wait for the sun to go down and then you will see some of the...
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Table Mountain

Hi, Any one who visits South Africa should not miss going to Cape town. In fact I wanted to visit Johannesburg & return home. One member in VT strongly adviced me to visit Cape Town and I thank...
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