If you happen to find yourself on the Southern tip of Africa, connecting a flight through Cape Town with a few hours to kill or a day. How about spending your time sightseeing the mother city of Africa?
You were not planning on dragging your bags the whole day, were you? So, stash your luggage away, let’s explore!
The best option for getting around Cape Town if you are in the city for few hours is Uber. There are always cars waiting at the Cape Town International to transport you wherever you want to go. If you do not feel comfortable using an Uber, you can always hire a car outside the airport.
You probably starving after that long flight. You can grab something to eat at the V&A Waterfront- the most visited place in Cape Town. There’s an array of shops, restaurants and several attractions in the vicinity. You can satiate with a good meal while you plan your next activity.
There several iconic streets including Long and Bree. You can explore the city on foot walking around the streets for a good quick wander. These popular streets are teeming with cool pubs and shops. It is great place to meet the locals and other travellers.
After sightseeing in the streets, you can head over to Camps Bay for some sea breeze. Camps Bay has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere that makes you feel like you are on holiday.
If you love the beach this is one of the places to visit when in Cape Town. Dip you toes in the blue waters while enjoying the breath-taking scenic views of the bay.
Once back at Camps Bay, why not explore the wine lands? Spend you last few hours wandering the vineyards. Just a few hours from Cape Town- the town of Stellenbosch is a paradise full of galleries. Buzzing with cafes, pubs and eateries.
Get to taste outstanding wines, excellent food and stunning scenery.
After the sunset, you may want to get some rest a bit. Head back to your hotel and have dinner.
Getting the real taste of Cape Town may have you wanting to extend your stay. Whatever you decide, know that there is still a whole lot more to explore in the mother city.