Cape

Cape Town Self Drive Tour including Car Rental

Table Mountain

Day 1: Collect your car from the Airport and aim straight for Table Mountain if it is a clear day. The Cape weather is extremely temperamental and advantage will be taken at any opportunity of clear weather to see the spectacular view from the top of the mountain. The cable car is the quickest way - Read more...

Robben Island

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Robben Island has not always been a place only for prisoners.  In antiquity it was inhabited when it was still joined to the main land. By the time the Dutch navigated around the Cape of Good Hope, it was already an island and a location which the Dutch turned into a prison location from the - Read more...

Cape Wine Route

Wine lands

The wine route stretches over four main areas from coastal to Karoo with its rugged and stark setting.  Many well known vineyards closer to Cape Town such as Stellenbosch, Wellington, Paarl and Franschoek are popular because of their proximity to Cape Town, however, longer drives into the Western Cape are well worth the effort.  The - Read more...

The South African National Gallery

The house in which the National Gallery is housed is itself a beautiful and striking structure.  Its gardens a pleasure too, simple and elegant.  Even before entering the museum, your senses are already delighted.  Not only is its architecture and gardens beautiful, but its setting close to Queen Victoria Street and the Mt Nelson, makes - Read more...

The Castle Of Good Hope

The “Castle of Good Hope” (known as ‘The Castle’) is the oldest structure in South Africa.  Although it was designed as a defence structure against possible attack, the Castle was never used as such.  Today it is the headquarters of the Western Province Command of the South African Defence Force.  The foundation trenches are nearly - Read more...

Kirstenbosch Gardens

Kirstenbosch Gardens

Kirstenbosch is one of the world’s greatest botanical and horticultural gardens.  Because Kirstenbosch grows plants from other areas of the country where the climate is very hot and dry, they need to be grown in hot houses.  Kirstenbosch plays an educational role in the community, both to schools and universities alike.  It also does research - Read more...

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Waterfront

The Waterfront has had a total facelift to become one of the Mother City’s major attractions.  It stretches across two manmade basins in the harbour, the one named Alfred, after Queen Victoria’s second son ( built in 1870), and the other after Queen Victoria herself (built in 1905).  It has a sense of history and - Read more...

Cape Town

Table Mountain

Cape Town is often referred to as the most beautiful city in the country.  It is guarded by Table Mountain and almost encircled by ocean, the Indian ocean to the east and the Atlantic to the West.  This makes for unique co-existence between man and nature.  Ancient trees form an integral part of the city - Read more...