Best activities in Cape Town

Check out the top activities in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. V & A Waterfront
1. V & A Waterfront
host-0host-1host-2
468 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
SublocalityPolitical
Ryan
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the ha…
Lisa
The V&A Waterfront lies between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour…
Nicholas
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the ha…
1. V & A Waterfront
1. V & A Waterfront
host-0host-1host-2
468 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Ryan
Ryan
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its charm lies …
Lisa
Lisa
The V&A Waterfront lies between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour. Originally upgraded when grea…
Nicholas
Nicholas
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its charm lies …
2. Chapman's Peak Drive
2. Chapman's Peak Drive
host-0host-1host-2
145 local reviews
1 Chapmans Peak Drive, Cape Town
021 790 9163
Establishment
Corné
Stunning drive and easy route to Cape Town City activities
Sylvia
The most beautiful coastal drive you have ever seen with a magnificent view over the Atlantic and Hout Bay. A …
Diana
This is one of the most spectacular scenic drives in South Africa
2. Chapman's Peak Drive
2. Chapman's Peak Drive
host-0host-1host-2
145 local reviews
1 Chapmans Peak Drive, Cape Town
021 790 9163
Corné
Corné
Stunning drive and easy route to Cape Town City activities
Sylvia
Sylvia
The most beautiful coastal drive you have ever seen with a magnificent view over the Atlantic and Hout Bay. A lovely sundowner activity or t…
Diana
Diana
This is one of the most spectacular scenic drives in South Africa
3. Table Mountain
3. Table Mountain
host-0host-1host-2
283 local reviews
Table Mountain, Cape Town
Natural featureEstablishment
Kate And Ross
This beautiful iconic spot is only a 5 minute drive away. Call ahead on the day, to avoid disappointment as, i…
Gail
Whether on the many walking trails on offer or going up on the aerial cableway, Table Mountain offers a view t…
Barry & Mina
One of the New 7 Wonders of the World
3. Table Mountain
3. Table Mountain
host-0host-1host-2
283 local reviews
Table Mountain, Cape Town
Kate And Ross
Kate And Ross
This beautiful iconic spot is only a 5 minute drive away. Call ahead on the day, to avoid disappointment as, if it it too windy, they may su…
Gail
Gail
Whether on the many walking trails on offer or going up on the aerial cableway, Table Mountain offers a view that's hard to beat. Tandem par…
Barry & Mina
Barry & Mina
One of the New 7 Wonders of the World
4. Sea Point Promenade
4. Sea Point Promenade
host-0host-1host-2
137 local reviews
Sea Point Promenade, Cape Town
Route
Danny
Magic sunsets, bustling outdoor activities. 3 mins walk from the house
Carla
A hive of activity at any time of the day or evening. Rent a bicycle, grab your roller blades, jog or walk wit…
Darren
Early morning run along the promenade, slow afternoon strolls, romantic evening sunset walks..... The promenad…
4. Sea Point Promenade
4. Sea Point Promenade
host-0host-1host-2
137 local reviews
Sea Point Promenade, Cape Town
Danny
Danny
Magic sunsets, bustling outdoor activities. 3 mins walk from the house
Carla
Carla
A hive of activity at any time of the day or evening. Rent a bicycle, grab your roller blades, jog or walk with the Atlantic Ocean alongside…
Darren
Darren
Early morning run along the promenade, slow afternoon strolls, romantic evening sunset walks..... The promenade is a hive of activity from d…
5. Greenmarket Square
5. Greenmarket Square
host-0host-1host-2
74 local reviews
Greenmarket Square, Cape Town
NeighborhoodPolitical
Tray
A hub of activity - restaurants, shops, open air curio market. Watch Cape town go by while having coffee.
Mary
Greenmarket Square is such a buzz of activity where you could browse or buy those wonderful African Curios. Th…
Liliane
Open African market, surrounded by cafes and bars. Great place for people watching.
5. Greenmarket Square
5. Greenmarket Square
host-0host-1host-2
74 local reviews
Greenmarket Square, Cape Town
Tray
Tray
A hub of activity - restaurants, shops, open air curio market. Watch Cape town go by while having coffee.
Mary
Mary
Greenmarket Square is such a buzz of activity where you could browse or buy those wonderful African Curios. The stall seller are friendly an…
Liliane
Liliane
Open African market, surrounded by cafes and bars. Great place for people watching.
6. Imhoff Farm
6. Imhoff Farm
host-0host-1host-2
37 local reviews
Kommetjie Road, Kommetjie
Closed now
021 783 4545
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jean
The farm, open seven days a week, has something for everyone in your family. Providing tons of activities incl…
Melanie And Arno
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone i…
Jenni
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone i…
6. Imhoff Farm
6. Imhoff Farm
host-0host-1host-2
37 local reviews
Kommetjie Road, Kommetjie
Closed now
021 783 4545
Jean
Jean
The farm, open seven days a week, has something for everyone in your family. Providing tons of activities including stunning views, fantasti…
Melanie And Arno
Melanie And Arno
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone in your family to enjoy. It’s o…
Jenni
Jenni
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone in your family to enjoy. It’s o…
7. Two Oceans Aquarium
7. Two Oceans Aquarium
host-0host-1host-2
75 local reviews
Dock Road, Cape Town
Closed now
021 418 3823
AquariumEstablishment
Yolandi
Ideal activity for the whole family, especially on rainy days. If you have a open water scuba license you can …
Jenna-Louise
Create activity for the little ones and the whole family
Talga
The southern tip of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty and bountiful oceans, the Indian …
7. Two Oceans Aquarium
7. Two Oceans Aquarium
host-0host-1host-2
75 local reviews
Dock Road, Cape Town
Closed now
021 418 3823
Yolandi
Yolandi
Ideal activity for the whole family, especially on rainy days. If you have a open water scuba license you can dive with ragged tooth sharks…
Jenna-Louise
Jenna-Louise
Create activity for the little ones and the whole family
Talga
Talga
The southern tip of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty and bountiful oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic. The Two Ocea…
8. Cape Town Science Centre
8. Cape Town Science Centre
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
370B Main Rd, Observatory
Closed now
021 300 3200
MuseumEstablishment
Aoife
Great place to take the children on a rainy day, lots of fun educational activities.
Shadley
Great activity for kids, With more than 250 interactive exhibits and mind-boggling puzzles, the Cape Town Sci…
Shadley
Great activity for kids, With more than 250 interactive exhibits and mind-boggling puzzles, the Cape Town Sci…
8. Cape Town Science Centre
8. Cape Town Science Centre
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
370B Main Rd, Observatory
Closed now
021 300 3200
Aoife
Aoife
Great place to take the children on a rainy day, lots of fun educational activities.
Shadley
Shadley
Great activity for kids, With more than 250 interactive exhibits and mind-boggling puzzles, the Cape Town Science Centre is a world of disc…
Shadley
Shadley
Great activity for kids, With more than 250 interactive exhibits and mind-boggling puzzles, the Cape Town Science Centre is a world of disc…
9. Waterfront
9. Waterfront
host-0host-1host-2
45 local reviews
Waterfront
Bus stationTransit stationEstablishment
Andrew & Penny
Welcome to life on the edge of Cape Town's charming historical harbour. Discover shopping, dining, entertainme…
Daniel
High end retail shopping area with many activities / restaurants and international brand name stores.
Isabela
This bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area neighbouring the Table Bay harbour is almost as synonym…
9. Waterfront
9. Waterfront
host-0host-1host-2
45 local reviews
Waterfront
Andrew & Penny
Andrew & Penny
Welcome to life on the edge of Cape Town's charming historical harbour. Discover shopping, dining, entertainment and a host of leisure activ…
Daniel
Daniel
High end retail shopping area with many activities / restaurants and international brand name stores.
Isabela
Isabela
This bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area neighbouring the Table Bay harbour is almost as synonymous with a visit to Cape Town,…
10. Cape Town City Centre
10. Cape Town City Centre
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
SublocalityPolitical
Lisa
Cape Town City Centre is a hive of activity and is great to experience night or day. Long street to Bree Stree…
Lize-Mari
Take the MyCiti into town and walk the city - there are endless activities, places to see and amazing restaura…
Morne
City Centre, Sightseeing , Shopping
10. Cape Town City Centre
10. Cape Town City Centre
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
Lisa
Lisa
Cape Town City Centre is a hive of activity and is great to experience night or day. Long street to Bree Street are a good place to Start.
Lize-Mari
Lize-Mari
Take the MyCiti into town and walk the city - there are endless activities, places to see and amazing restaurants and coffee shops.
Morne
Morne
City Centre, Sightseeing , Shopping
11. Sea Point
11. Sea Point
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
Sea Point, Cape Town
SublocalityPolitical
Liliane
Promenade from the V & A through to Bantry Bay - join the strollers, joggers, rollerbladers, hire a bike or ju…
Rochelle
Head to Sea Point Pool and Promenade, hire a bicycle or go for a walk or a run. Buy and ice cream, stop at a r…
Kgomotso
Location in Cape Town.
11. Sea Point
11. Sea Point
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
Sea Point, Cape Town
Liliane
Liliane
Promenade from the V & A through to Bantry Bay - join the strollers, joggers, rollerbladers, hire a bike or just sit and watch the activity …
Rochelle
Rochelle
Head to Sea Point Pool and Promenade, hire a bicycle or go for a walk or a run. Buy and ice cream, stop at a restaurant for a coffee or cock…
Kgomotso
Kgomotso
Location in Cape Town.
12. Green Point Park
12. Green Point Park
host-0host-1host-2
94 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Candice
For a fun day out, family picnics, outdoor exercise, romantic walks and healthy activities; this is beautiful…
George
The stadium is home to Green Point Park; a little piece of paradise in the middle of the Mother City. For a fu…
Okhela
A little piece of paradise in the middle of the Mother City. For a fun day out, school tours, family picnics, …
12. Green Point Park
12. Green Point Park
host-0host-1host-2
94 local reviews
Candice
Candice
For a fun day out, family picnics, outdoor exercise, romantic walks and healthy activities; this is beautiful natural place to get some fre…
George
George
The stadium is home to Green Point Park; a little piece of paradise in the middle of the Mother City. For a fun day out, school tours, famil…
Okhela
Okhela
A little piece of paradise in the middle of the Mother City. For a fun day out, school tours, family picnics, children’s birthday parties, o…