Cape Town is the place to be if you want to experience the electric mix of cultures, it’s history and breath-taking scenery. Table Mountain, voted one of the new 7 wonders of nature is located in Cape Town, and the city boast a lot of beautiful places such as its white sandy beaches, bountiful vineyards and the V&A Waterfront, it is no surprise why the Mother City is repeatedly ranked one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Table Mountain is Cape Town’s crowning glory containing over 9000 species of fynbos in its floral kingdom, yet this is not only the exciting thing about the city. It is home to Kirstenbosch Gardens and the mini-central beautiful Green Point Park. Visitors from across the world enjoy the scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive around the Atlantic Coast to or from Houtbay which is known for its fishing adventures and is right next to Mount Sentinel.
Simon’s Town is home to a thriving colony of Africa’s only penguin species, the Jackass Penguin and is home to over 3000 penguins. It is interesting as well to note that The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town is the most-visited destination in South Africa – ahead of Table Mountain, and from V& A visitors can take a boat ride to Robben Island where Nelson Mandala the Struggle stalwart and hero was imprisoned. Cape Town is a city with so much excitement, allure and intrigue, from the Muizenberg Beaches, the Victorian-style restorations of Sea point & Greenpoint or the rhythmic pubs and clubs of the City Bowl. Last but not least, Cape Town was appointed the best place in the world to visit by the New York Times in 2014.