Cape Town Tourism

Also known as the Mother City, Cape Town is an eclectic mix of cultural diversity and passion for life that seems to resonate from every person you meet and even from the streets themselves. Certainly the one city in South Africa with a reputation as big as her mountain, Cape Town has something for everyone hidden within her confines. Located at the southern-most corner of Africa, Cape Town boasts golden beaches and sprawling vineyards, bucking wildlife and a variety of flora and fauna. Then there is also the awe-inspiring presence of Table Mountain that overlooks it all. Each one of you should visit Cape Town at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Cape Town.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Cape Town

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    • The closest Big Five Safari destination to Cape Town is Aquila Private Game Reserve. It is about 2 hours away from Cape Town. 

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  • What is the easiest way to get from the airport to the cruise ship docks and what would be the approximate cost.

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    • Bus shuttles and metered taxis are the easiest ways to reach the docks from the airport. But I am not sure about the price. 

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  • Know the pollution level of Cape Town before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30.99 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50.53 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.37 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.06 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23.95 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.3 (Low)
  • How safe is Cape Town for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cape Town.

    • Burglary and Theft 70.48 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 73.28 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 79.87 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 83.94 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 65.26 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 74.1 (High)
    • Attacks 65.94 (High)
    • Drug offense 74.89 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 48.07 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 16.08 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.08 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 51.87 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 76.22 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Cape Town is 142.12 (High)

    • Safety Index 27.04 (Low)
    • Climate Index 98.19 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 38.05 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.42 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 42.81 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 70.86 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.04 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 67.31 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cape Town

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.77 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.92 USD

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