TRAVEL NEWS - Cape Town has been voted as the ‘Best City in the World’ for six consecutive years by the UK Telegraph and also received the ‘Best Long-Haul Destination for Families’ award at the Family Traveller Awards.
With its majestic mountains, picturesque vineyards and breathtaking coastlines; it’s no wonder that people travel from far and near to experience this incredible city. Cape Town offers a number of unique experiences and tantalizing restaurants that trend with the best in the world.
Here are just some of the bucket list experiences to be had in Cape Town:
Abseiling down Table Mountain
Abseiling down one of the seven new Wonders of the World is a real rush for those adventure seekers. Table Mountain is a significant tourist attraction, standing 1085 meters tall and has a flat top. Experience Table Mountain in a unique way by abseiling down at least 100 meters whilst savoring uninterrupted views of the city.
Learn to Kite Surf
Kitesurfing has become the fastest growing sport in the world and is regarded to be an extreme sport. Cape Town offers you the opportunity to learn to kitesurf at a world-accredited kite school in Cape Town.
Kayaking with the Penguins at Boulders Beach
Boulders Beach is the best place in Cape Town to see African penguins but kayaking to see them is the best way to get up-close with these incredible animals. There is also other sea-life to be seen whilst letting your legs rest and your arms do all the work.
Take a Scenic Helicopter flight
View the Mother City in a whole new way when you hope around in a helicopter. Some flights fly over the Twelve Apostle Mountain Range and along the coastline and over the historic Robben Island. Some flights even travel to the Winelands where you can spend the day exploring century-old vineyards.
Shark Diving in Gansbaai
Just two hours away from Cape Town is the small town of Gansbaai - a place regarded as the ‘Great White Shark capital of the world’ and offers shark diving all year round. One feels such an adrenaline rush from shark diving: coming face to face with one of the world’s greatest predators. You don’t need any diving experience in order to go down in the cage and all the equipment is provided.
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