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Cape Town in 3 Days

In just 3 days, you can experience a taste of everything Cape Town has to offer, from exploring landmarks to trying the foods and soaking up the sun on world-famous beaches. Join us as we map out an itinerary that will ensure you make the most Cape Town in 3 days. Let’s dive in!


Day 1: V&A Waterfront Shopping & Activities

After your arrival, get your shopping done. You know you’re going to forget buying gifts for everyone at home. Kick off your tour of the V&A Waterfront with a fun activity before hitting the shops! The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has many shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. You can explore a selection of stores, galleries, and markets, that sell anything from local crafts to high-end designer brands. You can also visit the Two Oceans Aquarium, the Zeitz Museum, enjoy a harbor cruise, a helicopter tour, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboarding in the harbor. The V&A Waterfront is a must-visit location for both locals and tourists in Cape Town.

Ideas for Dinner:

  • End the day either at a live performance establishment like Gold restaurant, which offers traditional African shows during your meal, or;
  • Take the last cable car up Table Mountain for the most amazing views of the city lights. The TEN67 Eatery on Table Mountain serves a variety of meals, including options for children, as well as pastries and desserts. You’ll find menu items influenced by South African cuisine, as well as fresh salads, sandwiches, and pizza. Drinks include excellent wines, beer, specialty coffees and teas, fruit juices, and sodas.
Boulders Beach
Boulders Beach

Day 2: Cape Peninsula Drive

It will take all day to explore the Cape Peninsula route, so start early. Start at Simon’s Town and end at Camps Bay for an elegant beachside dinner or lunch, depending on how long the trip takes. Visit Boulders Beach to see penguins, Cape Point, Noordhoek, and Hout Bay. Then drive along Chapman’s Peak Drive to Camps Bay, where you can unwind on the beach or enjoy a drink at one of the many beachfront eateries.

Ideas for Dinner:

  • Located in the trendy Woodstock neighborhood, The Test Kitchen stands out as one of Cape Town’s most innovative dining destinations. Under the helm of Chef Luke Dale-Roberts, this restaurant has garnered international acclaim for its experimental cuisine and avant-garde approach to cooking.
  • Located within the historic Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock, The Pot Luck Club offers a contemporary dining experience with panoramic views of Cape Town’s skyline. Chef Luke Dale-Roberts, renowned for his culinary creativity, presents a tapas-style menu that celebrates bold flavors and inventive interpretations of global dishes.

Day 3: Relax

Your final day in Cape Town calls for relaxation. Whether you choose to unwind on the beaches of Blouberg or enjoy a stroll in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, you’re guaranteed a soothing experience. Alternatively, consider a day trip to the Cape Winelands, where you can taste the finest wines among the vineyards before bidding farewell to the Mother City.

Ideas for Wine Tasting:

  • Vergenoegd Wine Estate is famous for its unique “Duck Parade,” where hundreds of Indian Runner Ducks are released into the vineyards to forage for pests. Visitors can see this spectacle while enjoying wine tastings on the estate’s lawns. The estate also offers informative tours highlighting its sustainability initiatives, including natural pest control methods and water conservation efforts.
  • Spier Wine Farm offers a variety of interactive wine tasting experiences, including guided cellar tours and blending workshops. Visitors can create their own personalized wine blends under the guidance of expert winemakers, adding a hands-on element to the tasting process. The farm grounds feature art installations, restaurants, and picnic areas, providing ample opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment.
  • Babylonstoren is renowned for its beautiful gardens, providing a stunning backdrop for wine tastings. Visitors can enjoy wine pairings in the beautifully restored Cape Dutch farm buildings or amidst the vineyards.
Vergenoegd  Wine Estate
Vergenoegd Wine Estate
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