Cape Town

South Africa

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is both the legislative capital of South Africa and one of its most vibrant cities. Make your way to the top of Table Mountain for panoramic views of the surrounding city and harbour. Visit Robben Island to see the former site of the notorious former prison that held Nelson Mandela. Explore the manicured lawns and beautiful forest in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Then stop by the V&A Waterfront for some shopping and entertainment.


  • Port Name & Location
    Cape Town Cruise Terminal. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The most common languages are Afrikaans, Xhosa and English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency in South Africa is the rand.
    • Famous For
      Cape Point, located in Table Mountain National Park, is a famous promontory with incredible views and a lighthouse dating from 1800s.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Bo-Kaap is a neighbourhood in Cape Town known for its distinct pastel-coloured homes and is the location of the Nurul Islam Mosque, established in 1844.
    • Fun Fact #2
      The Groot Constantia Winery was founded in 1685 and offers tours, tastings, 2 restaurants, and a museum.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain that overlooks the city of Cape Town and is easily accessible by cable car.


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