Top 10 Things to do in Cape Town

Posted on Thu August 26, 2021.

A list of the 10 things you have to see and do when visiting Cape Town
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A list of the 10 things you have to see and do when visiting Blouberg

Top 10

1- Table Mountain ( Hike or Cable Car)


2- Visit Cape Point


3- Boulders Beach


4- Wine tram in Franschoek : tour of various wine farms


5- Sunset Champagne cruise to Camps Bay


6- Helicopter Flight around Cape Town


7-Paragliding from Signal Hill


8- V & A Waterfront


9- Two Oceans Aquarium

 

10- Aquila Private Game Reserve

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN BLOUBERG

1- Big Bay Beach ( Beach walks, sunset views, surf and swim) 

Big Bay Beach and its contemporary, Little Bay, are the two beaches of Bloubergstrand in Cape Town. These beaches are divided by a rocky point. This area is renowned for its awesome surfing, kite-surfing and wind-surfing, attracting sportsmen and women from all over the world to participate. Big Bay is the perfect family beach as it boasts long sandy stretches and uninterrupted views of the ocean and Table Mountain in the distance. Swimming sun-tanning and simply enjoying the day with friends and family make this the hotspot of memories. This beachfront is equipped with dining options and shops and is known for its spectacular sunset displays.

 

2- Kite Surfing ( http://kitesurfschool. capetown/ )

 

Kite surfing in Cape Town is varied and apt for all levels. In order to kite surf you have to travel to Blouberg district, to Big Bay: where the southeasterly wind known as the “Cape Doctor” or as “die Kaapse dokter” in Afrikaans, hits the bay strongly and constantly practically every day during season.

 

3- On the Rocks  (https://www.ontherocks.co.za/ )

 

On the Rocks is the jewel of the Seascape Collection Group of restaurants in Bloubergstrand. Tourists from all around the world find their way to On the Rocks to enjoy the most magnificent view of Table Mountain and Robben Island as the sunset over Robben Island is world renowned.

 

4- Visit SANCCOB ( Website: sanccob.co.za)

 

SANCCOB is the first stop on the West Coast Way Cape Way Route, Table View before you get to Blaauwberg Nature Reserve. SANCCOB is a registered non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to reverse the decline of seabird populations through the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of ill, injured, deserted and oiled seabirds, especially endangered species like the African penguin

 

5- Cafe Orca ( Café Orca )

Think delicious local mussels, calamari, and prawn starters, to the ever popular, freshly caught Moroccan line fish, and beef medallion main courses; they cater for all tastes buds. Arguably the unsurpassed views Melkbosstrand has to offer and a menu to suit with a selection of seafood dishes that will surely win the interest of your taste buds even if you can't take your eyes off the view. To avoid any disappointment, please note you need to book a reservation.


 


 
6- Milnerton Golf Club ( https://www.milnertongolf. co.za/ )

 

Milnerton Golf Course is an 18-hole, challenging coastal course situated just 10 minutes north of the city of Cape Town. It is on the convenient My Citi bus route from Table View and the City.

 

7- Bird Watching at Rietvlei  ( Bird Watching in Rietvlei Nature Reserve )

 

The Table Bay Nature Reserve is managed by the City of Cape Town and consists of seven parts: Rietvlei Wetlands, Milnerton Lagoon, Milnerton Beach, Milnerton Racecourse, Zoarvlei Wetlands, Diep River, and the Parklands Fynbos Corridor.

This approximately 880-hectare reserve comprises a variety of permanent and seasonal wetlands, and is surrounded by Cape Flats dune strandveld and Cape Flats sand fynbos flora. The Rietvlei Wetland is in the floodplain of the Diep River between Milnerton and Table View. The river drains into Table Bay via the Milnerton Lagoon. The wetland offers a variety of habitats including a permanent freshwater lake, shallow marshes that flood in winter, reed beds, a river, and an estuarine lagoon with salt marshes that is open to the sea. A strip of coastal dunes links the reserve to Table Bay. Bird watching facilities, including boardwalks and two bird hides, are provided in the Rietvlei Section.

 

 

 
Bird Watching in Rietvlei Nature Reserve

With 3 hides, 60km of tarred road and range of habitats make Rietvlei Nature Reserve an ideal bird watching dest...
8- Eden on the Bay: shop, surf, picnic and lunch/dinner , family and pet friendly (  http://www. edenonthebaymall.co.za/ )

 

This pet-friendly family shopping centre is predominantly open-air and perfectly matches your lifestyle. The mall is a firm favourite for holiday-goers and locals alike and it’s easy to see why! With the widest range of restaurants to choose from, right on the beachfront, plus our retail stores, this mall also offers great outdoor and family fun.

 

9-  Golf at Atlantic Beach ( https://golf. atlanticbeachestate.co.za/ golf-course/ )

 

World-class, 18 hole, 72-par, coastal golf course, to our full-scale driving range and practice facilities, Atlantic Beach Links offers you a 5-star golfing experience, enriched by the most amazing setting in Cape Town. Arguably the best golf links in Cape Town.

 

10- Ons Huisie: Family restaurant on the beach ( https://onshuisie.co.za/) 

 

 

Ons Huisie, which directly translates to “Our Small Home”,  a renowned and recognised traditional restaurant. The ever popular Ons Huisie is part of the Seascape Collection and boasts spectacular views, delicious, traditional West Coast cuisine, dog friendly facilities and picture perfect views of the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island. Ons Huisie has a large children’s playground.