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Top Things to Do in Cape Town, South Africa, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park, previously known as the Cape Peninsula National Park, is a national park in Cape Town, South Africa, proclaimed on 29 May 1998, for the purpose of protecting the natural environment of the Table Mountain Chain, and in particular the rare fynbos vegetation.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch is a famous botanical garden nestled at the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town. (It is on the eastern slopes of the mountain, not on the northern side normally depicted in the standard tourist snapshots). (Kirstenbosch should not be confused with the similarly named suburb of Kirstenhof which lies some 10 km to the south.)

Cape of Good Hope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

When following the western side of the African coastline from the equator, however, the Cape of Good Hope marks the point where a ship begins to travel more eastward than southward.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway City Cape Town Country South Africa Operated by Type bi-cable aerial tramway Vertical distance 765 metres (2,510 ft) Horizontal distance Duration of one-way trip 4 to 5 minutes [1] Maximum speed Number of cars 2 Passenger capacity 65 [2] Daily round trips (passengers) Began service 4 October 1928[3] Tramway manufacturer Official website The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is a cableway to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa.

Lion's Head (Cape Town)

Lion's Head is a mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, between Table Mountain and Signal Hill. Lion's Head peaks at 669 metres (2,195 ft) above sea level. The peak forms part of a dramatic backdrop to the city of Cape Town and is part of the Table Mountain National Park.

Cape Point - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cape Point is a promontory at the southeast corner of the Cape Peninsula, which is a mountainous and scenic landform that runs north-south for about thirty kilometres at the extreme southwestern tip of the African continent in the Republic of South Africa.

Langa, Cape Town - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Langa is a suburb found in Cape Town, South Africa. It was established in 1927 interms of the 1923 Urban Areas Act. Similar to Nyanga, Langa is one of the many areas in South Africa that were designated for Black Africans before the apartheid era.

Clifton, Cape Town

Clifton is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. It is an exclusive residential area and is home to some of the most expensive real estate in South Africa, with dwellings nestled on cliffs that have sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Signal Hill (Cape Town)

Signal Hill ( Afrikaans: Seinheuwel ), or Lion's Rump, is a landmark flat-topped hill located in Cape Town, next to Lion's Head and Table Mountain. The hill was also known as "The Lion's Flank", a term now obsolete. Together with Lion's Head, Signal Hill looks like a lion sphinx.

The Old Biscuit Mill

Old Space. New Ideas.

Silvermine Nature Reserve - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Silvermine Nature Reserve forms part of the Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town, South Africa. It covers the section of the Cape Peninsula mountain range from the Kalk Bay mountains through to Constantiaberg. The area is a significant conservation area for the indigenous fynbos vegetation which is of the montane cone-bush type at this location.

Company's Garden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Company's Garden is a park and heritage site located in central Cape Town. The garden was originally created in the 1650s by the region's first European settlers and provided fertile ground to grow fresh produce to replenish ships rounding the Cape.


"Harry die Strandloper", or Hadah, was the leader of the Goringhaikonas, who were the first people documented to live in Bloubergstrand. Hadah, his original name Autshumao, was taken to Java in 1629 by the Captain of the ship 'London' to be taught English.

Two Oceans Aquarium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. The aquarium was opened on the 13 November 1995 and comprises seven exhibition galleries with large viewing windows:. The enchantment of this particular zoo is due to its location, where the Indian and Atlantic ocean meet.

Township (South Africa)

In South Africa, the term and location usually refers to the (often underdeveloped) urban living areas that, from the late 19th century until the end of Apartheid, were reserved for non-whites (black Africans, Coloureds and Indians). Townships were usually built on the periphery of towns and cities.