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Cape Town Waterfront Attractions

The Perfect Base To Explore Cape Town

Southern Sun Waterfront offers a host of attractions on its doorstep, from the V&A Waterfront to the Cape Town stadium and the CTICC.

The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is a short walk away and is South Africa’s most visited destination. It offers views of Table Mountain and the ocean, and a number of entertainment, shopping and dining options. 

A visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium is a must - it showcases diverse marine life with over 3000 living sea animals including sharks, fishes, turtles and penguins.

Nearby attractions include the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Table Mountain, Clifton Beach, the internationally renowned Cape Wine Route, Whale watching at False Bay and a whole host of other unmissable activities and tourist hot spots.

Take a moment and have a look at our recommended top Cape Town attractions.

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Atlantic Beach Golf Club 5 Brittlestar Dr, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa +27 21 553 2223

Golf Club has a stunning 18 hole, Links-style golf course with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, historic Robben Island and iconic Table Mountain, Cape Town at its finest.

Blasters Family Entertainment Centre Cape Gate Décor Centre- Shop A1 Nitida Ave, Kleinbron Park Brackenfell +27 21 981 7555

BLASTERS is a new concept in Entertainment, creating a safe and secure environment for children and adults of all ages to relax and have fun

Cape Town International Airport Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Matroosfontein, Cape Town, 7490, South Africa +27 21 937 1275

Cape Town International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Cape Town, and is the second busiest airport in South Africa and third busiest in Africa.

Cape Town Stadium 10 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051, South Africa +27 21 417 0120

The stadium is located in Green Point, between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Cape Town city centre and to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a popular tourist and shopping venue

The Riverclub Golf & Conference Centre Liesbeek Pkwy, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa +27 21 448 6117

A place to meet and play since 1939, The River Club is a landmark Cape Town conference centre and golfing hub. It’s also a magnet for family-friendly refreshment and entertainment. Recently reimagined and injected with new energy, The River Club is ready for you.

Canal Walk Canal Walk Shopping Centre Century Boulevard Century City 7441 +27 21 529 9600

Canal Walk Shopping Centre is Africa's leading super-regional retail mall. Its dominant presence attracts diverse shoppers from an extensive portion of the Western Cape, and further afield, with its comprehensive retail and leisure options.

The Company's Garden Queen Victoria St, Cape Town, 8001

The public section of the garden has been enjoyed by visitors for the sheer beauty of its flora and the allure of its historic setting since it was proclaimed for public use in 1848.

Table Mountain National Park Table Mountain, Cape Town +27 21 712 0527

Table Mountain is the most iconic landmark of South Africa.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Table Mountain Aerial Cableway +27 86 132 2223

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company was formed in 1929 and since then it provided a world class experience to over 22 million visitors who used its services since.

Robben Island Museum Robben Island, Cape Town, 7400 +27 21 409 5100

Guided tours of the island's prison including lime quarry where prisoners labored & Mandela's cell.

South African Jewish Museum 88 Hatfield Street Gardens 8001 Cape Town +27 21 465 1546

The South African Jewish Museum was officially opened by Nelson Mandela in December 2000. The brainchild of legendary South Africa philanthropist Mendel Kaplan, the museum has since established itself as one of the city’s must-see attractions.

The Barnyard Theatre Cape Town 39 Carl Cronje Road, Bellville Park, Cape Town, 7530 +27 21 914 8898

Barnyard shows feature the greatest hits of our time. In addition, we regularly host well-known South African bands, comedians and performers.

Arstcape Theatre Artscape Theatre Centre, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa +27 21 410 9800

Situated in the heart of the mother city, the Artscape Theatre Centre brings you the highest level of artistic excellence in all aspects of performing arts for more ...

Castle of Good Hope Darling St and Buitenkant St, Cape Town, 8001 +27 21 787 1260

Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa.

Two Oceans Aquarium Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002 +27 21 418 3823

The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Mowbray Golf Club Mowbray Golf Club, 1 Raapenberg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, 7450 South Africa +27 21 685 3018

Set in a very central area - about 15 minutes from the Waterfront and Cape Town's International Airport - Mowbray is a parkland course, which provides an excellent test of golf.

Mediclinic Cape Town 21 Hof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, 8001 +27 21 464 5500

This multidisciplinary hospital offers local, national and international patients a broad spectrum of specialist medical services.

Bellville Velodrome Carl Cronje Dr, Bellville Park, Cape Town, 7530

The Bellville Velodrome is a 250 meter, multi-purpose indoor velodrome located in Bellville, South Africa.

Newlands Stadium 8 Boundary Rd, Newlands, 7700

Newlands Stadium, currently referred to as DHL Newlands, is located in Cape Town, South Africa. The stadium currently has a capacity of 51,900 people. It is the oldest rugby stadium in South Africa and the second-oldest rugby stadium in the world.

University of Cape Town Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700 +27 21 650 9111

The University of Cape Town is a public research university located in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Cape Point Cape Point, Table Mountain National Park, Cape Peninsula, Cape Town +27 21 7809010

At the tip of the Cape Peninsula lies Cape point, a nature reserve within Table Mountain National Park, a declared World Heritage Site.

Newlands Cricket & Legacy 148 Campground Rd, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa +27 21 657 2004

Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town is a South African cricket ground

Civic Centre Hertzog Blvd, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001 +27 21 400 2303

The Cape Town Civic Centre is a building on the Foreshore in central Cape Town, South Africa that serves as the headquarters of the City of Cape Town, the municipality that governs Cape Town and its suburbs.

Skydive Cape Town Brakkefontein Rd, Cape Farms, Cape Town, South Africa +27 82 800 6290

A 40-minute drive north along the R27, or West Coast road as it's more commonly known, is all it takes for you to be whisked from the Cape Town city centre to the only drop zone serving South Africa's tourism capital, boasting one of the best views in the world from altitude.

V&A Waterfront V&A Waterfront Head Office, 19 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town +27 21 408 4500

The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, Table Bay Harbour, the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain.

South African Museum And Planetarium 25 Queen Victoria St, CBD, Cape Town, 8000 +27 21 481 3800

The Iziko South African Museum is a South African national museum located in Cape Town a city that is a capital of South Africa and has the famous prisoner site of Robben Island. The museum was founded in 1825, the first in the country.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town, 7735 +27 21 799 8783

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain.

Milnerton Beach Milnerton Beach

Milnerton's beach is well known for its spectacular post-card views of Table Mountain. When the wind's not blowing the beach is great for walks and taking in the scenery.

Muizenberg Beach Muizenberg beach

Muizenberg was once an elegant seaside town, but became run down in the last decade or so. There has been a revival over the last few years though and now there are excellent areas along the sea front and beach front.

Kalk Bay Kalk Bay

Kalk Bay is a village situated on the hill between Main Rd and Boyes Drive, overlooking False Bay.

Camps Bay Beach Main beach, Camps Bay

Camps Bay is the premier tourist destination in South Africa, and is magnificently located on the Atlantic Ocean, at the foot of the Twelve Apostles mountain range and adjacent to Table Mountain.

Jewel Africa 170 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, South Africa +27 21 424 5141

Jewel Africa is one of South Africa’s premier destinations for international tourists seeking to purchase Forevermark diamonds, South African Ideal Cut diamonds, other DIAMONDS, TANZANITE, ENGAGEMENT RINGS, JEWELLERY and quality collectable African artifacts.

Clifton Beach Clifton, Cape Town

The area has a set of 4 beaches which are frequently used destinations for both locals and tourists.

Cape Town International Convention Centre Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town 8001, South Africa +27 21 410 5000

This multi-purpose venue offers a comprehensive array of services, playing host to prominent global conferences, trade shows, concerts and celebrated stage productions.

Constantia Valley Vineyard Constantia Valley +27 76 742 5366

Constantia Valley is a picturesque valley nestled beneath the Table Mountain National Park and commanding vistas of the Constantiaberg and Table Mountain ranges.

Durbanville Wine Valley Durbanville Tygerberg Hills +27 83 310 1228

Nestled in the Tygerberg Hills, a mere 20 minutes drive from Cape Town, lies the Durbanville Wine Valley. With its hectares of flourishing vineyards.

Stellenbosch Wine Route 47 Church Street, Stellenbosch, 7599 +27 21 886 8275

One of the biggest tourist attractions in the Western Cape. Representing more than 200 wine and grape producers within the boundaries of the Stellenbosch Wine of Origin classification.

Llandudno Beach Hargrave Ave, Llandudno, Cape Town, 7806, South Africa

Llandudno is undoubtedly one of Cape Town’s most picturesque beaches.

Red Bus Tour Cape Town Dock Rd, Cape Town, 8005 +27 21 511 6000

Explore Cape Town at your own pace. Hop off and on at any of our stops with your ticket.

Century City Conference Centre No. 4 Energy Lane, Century City, Cape Town, 7446 +27 21 204 8000

Versatile and fully equipped, Century City Conference Centre accommodates up to 1900 guests across 20 different venues, providing the ideal location for all events.

Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town
1 Lower Buitengracht, Western Cape, 8002, ZAF
Phone: +27 21 409 4000