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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
Cape Town City and Constantia Wine Route Private Day Tour
"You will be collected at the agreed time and begin the full day private walking and riding Cape Town City tour. Explore Adderley Street in the heart of the city. See some exciting historical buildings which are stalwarts of the city’s culture and history including Batholomew Dias Monument Jan Van Riebeek Monument the Zacharias Waganaer Water Reservoir which can be found in South Africa’s oldest shopping centre the Cape Castle the City Hall where the former president and the Father of the nation Nelson Mandela delivered his first speech on 11-02-1990
From ZAR3,500.00

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Use Your Head

When reading Cape Towns Warnings Dangers, you will be getting just that. So for tourists to mock the severity of some of the comments is a little insensitive. Most people will have a great time on...
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Jun 26, 2016

Long Street, Cape Town is unsafe.

Walking in Long St any time of the day can be dangerous and you could be robbed without knowing it. Best advice don't talk to people who offer you things or start to become too friendly by guiding you...
May 21, 2016

Cape Town, things to avoid

I've been living in Cape Town from may to june 2013 and none of the things many mention here happened to me. I drove by night, stopped at robots, walk by myself in the dark and nothing, really nothing...
Nov 11, 2013

Is Cape Town Safe

My fiance was supposed to be going to Cape Town to work and I must say that reading these types of comment on various travel forums has really helped her/us to make the decision. It's almost...
Oct 08, 2012


I was mugged and stabbed in my back several times - while leaving work in the middle of the CBD (it was already dark but I was parked where hundreds of cars were earlier. Lucky to only have a...
Jan 10, 2012

Areas to avoid in Cape Town

I actually just just joined to be able to respond to a post about how dangerous Cape Town is. It painted a picture of lazers on highways, gun battles, physical attacks, having to break peoples fingers...
Dec 07, 2011

Cape Town

I was abosolutely horrified to read the one "warning" on the dangers you face when living in Cape Town. Having lived here for almost 25years I can assure you that I have never had to face machine...
Nov 30, 2011

Simple Guidelines

I come from a small town outside Cape Town. I have gone overseas and know how it feels to be a stranger in another country. Personally I do not recommend visiting any places at night in Cape Town...
Aug 23, 2011


I can't believe what I am hearing. No wonder so many tourists get mugged and hi jacked in SA. You should avoid places like the Cape Flats, Mitchells Plain, Guguletu ect at all costs, these places are...
Aug 12, 2009

Red Bus don't be niave!!!

On the whole I had a lovely time in Cape Town where I was staying with family. However I decided to take the Red Bus City tour of Cape Town, and felt as I would be with a group of other fellow...
Mar 03, 2009

Crime and safety

Crime and safety are among the main issues of people travelling to South Africa. However, there is no reason to be that concerened about it like in Johannesburg, for example. Just follow a couple of...
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Jun 05, 2008

Areas to avoid

I would like to point out that if you plan making a trip to Cape Town make sure you include a trip to the Cape Flats, Mitchells Plein is definitely not the most dangerous place in the world. I worked...
Apr 03, 2007
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Things to Do Near Cape Town

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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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