Cape Town is the provincial capital and the legislative capital of South Africa. Unlike the rest of the continent, Cape Town is one of the urbanest, most developed and sophisticated cities. It has a unique topography making it a hub for adventure enthusiasts looking for activities like windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, mountain biking, mountain climbing, deep sea diving and snorkelling. The city also has a vibrant history the signs of which can be found in the various elegant Cape Dutch buildings, Victorian structures and magnificent British monuments. It is a relaxed city packed with occasions and events making it the most popular tourist destination in the entire continent. One of the most attractive tours in Cape Town include the Table Mountain which is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town providing an outstanding view of the city and the infinite Atlantic.
One can reach the top of the mountain using a cableway or hiking. One could even take a drive along a narrow road that links Noordhoek with Hout Bay, for the views of the Atlantic Ocean and nearby mountains. Some of the best tours in Cape Town include a tour to the Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront which is one of the city's most popular shopping venues, with several hundred shops and the two Oceans Aquarium or escapes to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens exhibiting plants from a number of different regions. The Cape Winelands provide popular day trips from the city for sightseeing and are famous for wine tasting. One could even occasionally catch glimpses of dolphins and whales while taking a ferry to the nearby Robbin Island. It is a must to visit Cape town for someone seeking a relaxed and carefree getaway and before you realise it, you are painted in the colours of this vibrant multicultural ‘Mother City.’