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Parks & nature in Cape Town

Botanical Garden
“one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. definitely a must see. summer sunset concerts on sundays during Nov-Apr are very popular.”
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Cable Car
“Amazing views over CT and surrounds. Brilliant spot for a romantic sundowner or to access the wide range of hiking trails across table mountain.”
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Shopping Centre
“V&A Waterfront offers you an opportunity to do shopping, dining, site seeing, pub crawling and experience the arts and crafts all in one venue. Primi restaurant is a definite must at V&A.”
200local recommendations
Mountain
“Great place to get a work out hiking up lions head with some fun chains and monkey like bars to climb up rocky bits.. Brilliant surrounding views of beautiful Cape Town and its oceans.”
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Park
“Boulders beach is a quaint, sheltered beach with fascinating rock formations all around. It also serves as an entry point for the penguin colony. If you're going there on a weekend, be sure to get there early to find a good spot.”
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Nature Preserve
“Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top. The mountain forms part of the Table Mountain National Park.”
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Park
“The place where the Dutch and English grew vegetables for their ships sailing to the East Indies. An iconic beautiful park...there's even still a vegetable garden, right in the city center. Houses of Parliament, National Art Gallery and Natural Science Museum and Planetarium are all here.”
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Park
“an oasis within the city next to Cape Town Stadium with beautiful views onto Lionshead. ”
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Waterfront
“Its Capetown flagship tourist place. Plenty to do, restaurants, night life, aquarium. Scenery is everything. A must see, trust me”
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Trail
“If you like evening or morning walks, the Sea Point Promenade is a beautiful walk next to the ocean, there are often dog walkers, runners and cyclists on this route. If you're feeling up to it, you can walk all the way around the cost to Clifton beaches and end up in Camps Bay. ”
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Scenic Viewpoint
“Great for sunset, either by self drive to City Explorer Bus, Signal Hill road offers a awesome views of the city and harbor before ending with views over the Atlantic.”
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Nature Preserve
“A penguin sanctuary on pristine Boulders Beach in Simonstown. Visit the penguins and spend the day swimming, picnicking and hanging out on this glorious beach.”
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Scenic Viewpoint
“Signal Hill is a landmark flat-topped hill located in Cape Town, next to Lion's Head and Table Mountain. Great for sunset or a short drive to view the city. You can also book a tandem paragliding jump from here. ”
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Beach
“4th beach at Clifton is the in-scene. One of a series of small coves, 4th beach is on the Atlantic Ocean side of Cape Town. Be warned, the water is always icy-cold. Various environmental programmes, including interpretive signage and lifesaving training will be implemented on the beach.”
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Vineyard
“Another location that you can walk to from Crab Apple Cottage and it is open seven days a week. Groot Constantia is the oldest wine-producing farm in South Africa. Groot Constantia Wine Estate produces an award-winning wine to please every palate. Enjoy a fresh and cheerful Blanc de Noir or a beautifully complex Chardonnay. Discover a bold Shiraz or our seductive Grand Constance. With three wine-tasting venues on the estate, you can find your favourite in surroundings that suit your style. A bottle of wine is best appreciated accompanied by a meal and chosen to suit the occasion. Pair an elegant Brut Rosé with a gourmet anniversary picnic on our lawns; choose a light and fresh Semillon for an al fresco lunch under our aged oaks; sip an expressive Pinotage during a family feast, or toast a milestone by the fireplace with a dignified glass of Gouverneurs Reserve. Activities offered on the Visitors Route: Explore the original Cape Dutch Manor House Visit the famed Cloete Cellar: the birthplace of Grand Constance Go wine tasting See the wine museum and cultural history museum Be inspired by South African Art Enjoy world-class cuisine Experience chocolate & wine pairing Download two free audio walking tours of the vineyards and modern-day production cellar”
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Shopping Centre
“The Waterfront is always a good place to spend a few hours. A shopping centre but in a beautiful setting, with great shops and restaurants.”
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