Planning your trip to Cape Town in 2019? Well, if you are – and, we may be biased, but you definitely should – you’ve come to the right place.
Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie, food lover or a history buff, Cape Town has something for absolutely everyone – no wonder we’ve been voted the best city in the world for the sixth year in a row in The Telegraph Travel Awards survey for 2018. In a city with this much to offer, you’re probably wondering where to start when it comes to planning what you should see, do, eat and drink while you’re here.
To help you out, we’ve put together some of our guest’s favourite things to do around the city (as well as our own) and created the ultimate 2019 Cape Town bucket list.
You might want to take notes for this one…
HEAD UP TABLE MOUNTAIN TO WATCH AN AFRICAN SUNSET
GO SHARK DIVING IN GANSBAAI
LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE CITY AT DISTRICT 6 MUSEUM
TAKE A MALAY COOKING COURSE IN BO-KAAP
GO ON A BAR CRAWL ALONG LONG STREET
HEAD OUT ON OUR CAPE POINT TOUR WITH FELLOW AP GUESTS
ABSEIL DOWN TABLE MOUNTAIN
GO FOR BREAKFAST AT HONEYBUN
CATCH THE SUNRISE AT THE TOP OF LION’S HEAD
VISIT TRUTH COFFEE, NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COFFEE SHOPS IN THE WORLD
EAT FISH AND CHIPS AT MUIZENBERG BEACH
VISIT ROBBEN ISLAND AND LEARN ABOUT THE PLACE WHERE NELSON MANDELA SPENT 18 OF HIS 27 YEAR IMPRISONMENT
GET TO KNOW FELLOW BACKPACKERS AT ONE OF OUR POPULAR WEDNESDAY BRAAI’S
ATTEND A KIRSTENBOSCH SUMMER SUNSET CONCERT
GO TOBOGGANING AT COOL RUNNINGS, THE ONLY TOBOGGAN TRACK IN AFRICA
SWIM WITH THE PENGUINS AT BOULDERS BEACH
GO ON A STREET ART TOUR IN WOODSTOCK
TRY SOME OF THE DELICIOUS FOOD AND DRINK AT THE NEIGHBOURGOODS MARKET
RIDE THE RED CITY SIGHTSEEING BUS
GO FOR SUNDOWNERS IN CAMPS BAY
PARAGLIDE OFF SIGNAL HILL
TRY A GATSBY
SEE AN OPEN AIR MOVIE AT GALILEO OPEN AIR CINEMA
EXPERIENCE FIRST THURSDAY IN CAPE TOWN
HAVE A CUP OF COFFEE AT DEPARTMENT OF COFFEE IN KHAYELITSHA
GO GIN-TASTING AROUND THE CITY
CYCLE ALONG SEA POINT PROMENADE
HAVE COCKTAILS AT THE GREY HOTEL
KAYAK WITH DOLPHINS OFF THE CAPE TOWN SHORES
SEE SOME OF THE MOST CUTTING EDGE ART IN AFRICA AT ZEITZ MUSEUM
What have you already got on your ‘must do’ list when visiting the Mother City? We’d love to hear, so add your own suggestions in the comments.
If you’re planning on heading over to Cape Town soon, don’t forget we offer 15% off with the code SUMMERDAZE when you book directly. For more inspiration and tips, be sure to follow our Facebook and Instagram pages, ask us questions and use #atlanticpointct when exploring the city.