15 Epic Adventures in Cape Town and Vicinity

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Cape Town is on the up and up. It is the place to be. With all the amenities one could wish for, excellent tourism industry, great food, all at a great price with a little grit of Africa.

While there are endless things to do and enjoy, these 15 epic adventures in Cape Town will definitely be some of the highlights during your stay!

There are several hikes that offer different routes and difficulties.  Some of the favorites are Platteklip Gorge, Skeleton Gorge, India Venster, and Kloof Corner. Not into hiking? Save your legs and take the cable car up.

Reach the Top of Table Mountain

With some of the best views of Table Mountain and Cape Town, Lion’s Head is one of the top attractions in the city. The hike up is moderate and should only take an hour from the parking area.

Enjoy the View from Lion’s Head

This Muslim neighborhood in Cape Town is known for its colorful buildings and Cape Malay food. Take a walk on Wale Street just north of Buitengracht Street to see these beautiful houses.

See the Colorful Houses of Bo-Kaap

Known for some of the best surfing and fish and chips, Muizenberg is a classic Cape Town beach. Come check out the waves and take a stroll on this scenic beach or take surfing lessons.

Learn to Surf at Muizenberg Beach

This beach is one of the most visited attractions in Cape Town. It is home to the adorable local penguin colony.

See the Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach

This scenic drive along the coast is known as one of the best drives in the world. Stop at one of the pullouts to watch an amazing sunset.

Take a Scenic Drive through Chapman’s Peak

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