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Table Mountain, Long Street, Two Oceans Marathon, Noon Gun, Lions Head, Heart of Cape Town Museum, Langa Township, Koopmans-de Wet House, Two Oceans Aquarium, Chavonnes Battery Museum, Castle of Good Hope, District Six Museum, Groot Constantia, Newlands Brewery, Holocaust Centre, Rhodes Memorial, The Company's Garden, Greenmarket Square, South African Museum and Planetarium, Newlands Stadium, Orange Kloof, South African National Gallery , Blue Train, Hout Bay Leopard, Long Street Baths, Signal Hill, St George's Cathedral, Whisky Live Festival, V&A Waterfront, Hout Bay Market, World of Birds
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First established in 1913, the renowned 828ha Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is located on the slopes of Table Mountain’s back table in Cape Town. The back table experiences a great deal more precipitation than other parts of Cape Town which produces thicker foliage and fertile soil, the perfect place to showcase the wealth of indigenous flora so prevalent in this area.
Kirstenbosch lies in the smallest floral kingdom in the world and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The gardens are beautifully laid out with two restaurants and sprawling lawns for visitors to enjoy picnics and chill. A no-bin policy is employed to encourage visitors to take their waste home and keep the gardens pristine and free of vermin.
Paths meander through gardens filled with indigenous trees, proteas, ericas, cycads and many other plant species. There is a silver tree forest to explore further up the slopes and a crystal clear spring collects at... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.