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Cape Town Travel Guide

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Cape Town Travel Guide

Where is Cape Town?

Cape Town — you've heard heaps about the place, you're longing to get there but don't have any idea where it is? Allow us to point you in the right direction.

It's situated in Western Cape, 35 miles from Malmesbury.

It shouldn't be too tricky to make new acquaintances in this corner of Western Cape. It's home to around roughly 3,400,000 locals.

Places to Visit in Cape Town

If you're pondering where to go first, you really can't go past Table Mountain. It's so iconic that you'd be mad to leave Cape Town without catching a glimpse of it!Two Oceans Aquarium and Castle of Good Hope are just some of the fascinating things to do in this area. Some other fine sights include Greenmarket Square and the Cape Town International Convention Centre. You should definitely try to get to all of them.Does it leave an impression? What was the artist trying to achieve? Ask yourself these and other questions as you stroll the halls of South African National Gallery, a well-liked art institution. Want to keep the good times rolling? You don't need to be a history fan to get something out of an excursion to Clock Tower. This historic tower stands head and shoulders above the rest! But wait, that's not all there is! Because of the nature of its sights and natural setting, Signal Hill has long been a popular destination for local residents and guests alike.

Car Rentals in Cape Town

Discover the region how and when you want by checking out car rentals in Cape Town through Orbitz. Rev up that engine and fasten your seatbelt — it's time to hit the road!

Getting in by plane? Sixt at Cape Town International Airport is the best place to rent from upon arrival.

In the city center, you'll find Hertz at 40 Loop Street. Its central location makes for a straightforward pick up. If there's nothing that ticks all your boxes there, Sixt at 49 Loop Street is your next best bet.

Where to stay in Cape Town – Hotel Accommodation

The sooner you decide on your accommodations, the sooner you can begin to sort out your activities. With 425 hotels in Cape Town, Orbitz has all the info you need to make a booking right now.There's nothing better than a bit of vacation extravagance. The Ellerman House (180 Kloof Road Bantry Bay) and the One&Only Cape Town (Dock Road, V & A Waterfront) are some brilliant upmarket apartment options! Otherwise, snagging a room at an economical hotel like the Cape Town Palms (16 Elgin Road) and The Backpack - Hostel (74 New Church Street) will allow you to spend more money on amazing Cape Town experiences.Are all your friends a tad jealous because you're heading off to see Victoria and Alfred Waterfront? Wait until you tell them you're staying practically on its doorstep! A couple of excellent options are the Cape Grace Hotel, which is 0.3 miles away, and The Table Bay Hotel, 0.2 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Cape Town

Last minute getaways can be thrilling, but it's still a good idea to know a little about where you're going. The closest airport to Cape Town is Cape Town International Airport (CPT), 11 miles east of the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Cape Town

If you have a spare day and you're happy to travel 40 miles, visit Darling. This happening destination has a world of things to see and do. The Darling Museum should be high on your list. The Darling Golf Club and the Evita se Perron are excellent attractions too. Grabouw is another neighbouring destination located just 40 miles away. This place offers the Almenkerk Wine Estate, Eskom Palmiet Visitor Centre and the Paul Cluver Wines.

No Cancellation Fees

Has life taken an unexpected turn? Have to cancel or change your booking? Don't stress — we won't ask you for a fee.^ Be aware that your selected airline and hotel might charge you one though, so get on to them pronto!

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