Things To Do On Table Mountain (Other Than Admire The View)

Flanked by Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head, Table Mountain is probably South Africa’s most recognisable icon. It broods over one of the world’s most beautiful cities and every day hundreds of people rotate to the top in a cable car; the more energetic walk up. The view from up there – on a clear day – is breathtaking. But it’s more than a pretty mountain to look at.

 

Up the Cableway

For the most spectacular ride of your life, climb aboard the Cableway. It’ll take two minutes to reach the top of Table Mountain and the cable car revolves as it climbs, giving you 360° views over the city and the Peninsula. There are paved paths to walk along when you reach the top.

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Maclear’s Beacon

Instead of the stock-standard Table Mountain tourist route of Cableway to restaurant and back down again, go a little further and do something different. Pack a picnic and take an easy 5.5km walk from the cable car to Maclear’s Beacon, the highest point of the mountain; it should take you about an hour to get there and you’ll be far from the crowds. Just remember not the walk up when the mountain’s shrouded in cloud – it’ll be cold, windy and miserable up there.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Cape Town

1. Nothing to do

Cape Town is probably one of the most vibey cities on the planet! There certainly isn’t a lack of activities here – in fact, your schedule will be jam-packed if you visit.

We have found a list of great activities to keep you busy:

The Springbok Experience

The Springbok Experience is a world-class, modern interactive museum telling South Africa’s story through the eyes of its most powerful sport. It offers a fun and entertaining experience for the whole family and is a ‘must-do’ attraction at the heart of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

The museum features more than 60 audio visual displays where visitors can watch the history of South African rugby unfold, set among cases displaying historic objects such as famous trophies, jerseys, boots and other memorabilia. It makes a perfect venue for exclusive corporate events as well.

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G-Force Paintball – Ground Zero

The venue of many a friendly score-settling throw-down, Ground Zero is the ideal spot for a day of high-adrenaline shenanigans and the chance to artistically alter the appearance of some of your friends or colleagues.

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UpSouth – Cape Peninsula

What better way to experience the most spectacular coast lines of the Cape than on a BMW Motorcycle. UpSouth Adventures will take you on a journey down the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula, which includes the oldest wine estate in South Africa, the penguins at Boulders beach, the famous Cape Point and The Cape of Good Hope.

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Weddings & Wine

Everybody loves weddings. When else do you get to get all dressed up, attend a spiffy event and bring along a toaster as a gift? Never.
Guests always look forward to a delicious meal at the wedding reception after a long day of telling the bride how beautiful she looks. Guests also like wine. Good wine.
So, we thought we’d show you a few amazing places to get married where you can enjoy the Nectar of the Gods.

L’Avenir Estate

The name, L’Avenir means ‘the future’ – pronounced ‘love-in-here’ – and the estate produces various award-winning wines including an icon Pinotage and Chenin Blanc under the Grand Vin label. L’Avenir nestles in the valley below the Simonsberg Mountains, offering some of the best of Stellenbosch Winelands. This boutique estate boasts extraordinary views and is located just outside the quaint town of Stellenbosch.

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Badensfontein

Baden is a beautiful farm amidst peaceful and tranquil surroundings in the Baden Valley. Situated only 5km outside Montagu, Badensfontein is the ideal place to relax and enjoy nature. Guests are encouraged to wander around the farm and can enjoy long relaxing walks through vineyards and amongst Klein Karoo Fynbos. The farm is close to the therapeutic hot pools of Montagu Springs.

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20 Places to Stay in Cape Town if You Love the Beach

 

Does the smell of salty air and the feel of sand between your toes make you giddy? Well, we’ve found these incredible spots that will make you want to pack your beach towel and head for a holiday!

 

Misty Mornings

Situated in the idyllic fishing village of Kommetjie where the air is fresh, the sea clean, the mountains bold and the crayfish tasty.

Exquisite position and design, Misty Mornings offers a pure holiday experience in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Immerse yourself in the awesome beauty that surrounds you from the comfort of this magnificent, very well equipped beach house nestled in a private estate that forms part of the greater Table Mountain Nature Reserve.

Wake up to the sound of whales. Walk on kilometres of unspoilt beaches.

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Buoy Blue

Situated in a private estate on an almost private beach in the seaside village of Kommetjie, this gorgeous double storey beach house is the perfect place to unwind and relax.

Buoy Blue is light and breezy, and decorated in whites and blues. This house has 3 generous bedrooms, a large open plan living area and opens out onto a spacious patio with outdoor furniture. With phenomenal views towards Hout Bay, this is the perfect place to view the amazing Cape sunsets. From the patio you step straight onto the sandy dunes.

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