Cape Town – The Mother City

Come home to the Mother City

No trip to South Africa would be complete without a peek around the Mother City, Cape Town. One of the first settlements in South Africa, Cape Town has a reputation as one of the most bustling, yet friendly cities on the continent.

There’s truly something for everyone to experience in this one-of-a-kind city. Night Owls will love the vibe of Long street and her trendy night clubs. Sip cocktails in splendor and explore her bustling nightlife til you drop. Spend your days shopping the specials at the vibrant V & A waterfront…or hunting down that perfect antique among the many niche stores and unique craft markets that hide on every back street.

History buffs absolutely can’t miss a chance to explore the many significant sites and places of interest the area boasts. From traces of the earliest hominid sites to the splendor of her Dutch Reform architecture and the history of the castle perching on a hill, let the multicultural history of this unique city engulf you.

If adrenaline is your thrill of choice, don’t worry- Cape Town has it all. Meet the sea’s greatest predator up close and personal with shark cave diving, or head out on her many hiking and cycling trails to keep your heart pumping. Abseil and hang glide around iconic Table Mountain, or take a cable car trip to the summit. No matter your heart’s desire, it’s waiting in Cape Town for you.

The Stellenbosch Wine Route offers the perfect experience to tickle your palate, or tuck into any of the scrumptious ethnic cuisines the area is known for. Spicy, sweet…it’s all good to eat. Indulge to the max… your waistline is the only limit. Time your arrival to the unique floral showcase of the Fynbos biome, or explore the botanical wonders at Kirstenbosch. Take selfies with the African penguins of Boulder’s beach, or head out to spot whales and dolphins at play. Experience her truly unique diversity of wildlife to the fullest, and capture the shot of a lifetime to take home.

There’s truly something for everyone in Cape Town… Let Go Touch Down help you plan your next trip to go and explore!