Due to its unearthly combination of unique fauna and cutting edge architecture, Cape Town has gained an international reputation, being one of the top attractions in Africa. Offering an extensive range of cultural activities, as well as a myriad of entertaining things to do, this spectacular city is famous among tourists from around the world. In Cape Town one can find numerous animals of all kind of different species along with epochal vineyards and ivory beaches. Whether you are an arts enthusiast, a socialite, a nature lover or a sun worshipper, this fabulous city offers plenty of options.
One of the most inspiring landmarks in Cape Town, the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden offers an incredibly picturesque view of the majestic Table Mountain and the scenic Devil Peak. This fascinating place is Africa’s symbol when it comes to the extensive range of plants that it hosts. There are over 22.000 species of plants that can be admired at the KNBGarden, which makes this astonishing place one of the most visited attractions in Cape Town.
Apart from the wide range of plants and numerous animal species, Cape Town is also famous for its many vineyards. A great producer of fine wine, this cosmopolitan metropolis stands next to a myriad of quaint, little towns such as Gordon’s Bay that hosts over 25 wineries and cellars. A fascinating place due to its magnificent beaches and lively ambiance, Gordon’s Bay is an ideal place for wine lovers and gourmands. Being home to some of the most renowned restaurants in the region, Gordon’s Bay is a lovely, bohemian town, offering an extensive range of culinary experiences.
By far one of the most delightful places in Cape Town, the Intaka Island is a national symbol of flora, fauna and vivid natural beauty. Hosting a multitude of endangered bird species, this mesmerizing attraction is one of the many artificial islands that Cape Town is famous for. Located pretty close from the city centre, the Intaka Island is a perfect two hour getaway from the hustle and bustle typical of such an impressive metropolis. This stupendous island is a lovely mix of flamboyant birds, rich greenery and a relaxing environment.
A highly creative way of getting people to see some lovely penguins is the Boulders Penguin Colony, which hosts 3000 African penguins ready to entertain their human visitors. The creativity of this place stands in the fact that visitors who don’t want to limit themselves to only admiring the little penguins, can actually swim with them. How great is that?
Cape Town is an ideal holiday destination, especially for those of you who seek to get reunited with the nature, explore the African beauty and have an unforgettable experience in one of the most picturesque cities in the world.