What is Cape Town like for tourists? (2022)

Updated: Jul 13

Cape Town is a beautiful Coastal city in the Western Cape of South Africa. On numerous occasions, Cape Town has been voted the best city in the world. By the end of this article, you will know exactly why!

What is Cape Town Known for?

  • Breath-taking landscapes (Photographers' paradise- Check out our Instagram here!)

  • Robben Island and Nelson Mandela

  • Saying: "Bru" and "lekker"

  • A Natural 7th Wonder of the world (Table Mountain)

  • Beautiful people "A Rainbow Nation"

  • LGBTQ Friendly

  • Rich Cultural experiences

  • Rich heritage

  • Amazing Beaches

  • Sense of humour

  • Penguins

  • World-renowned wine and wineries

  • Adventures (Hikes, Diving with Seals)

  • Sport (Surfing, Kitesurfing, Trail Running, Mountain Biking)

  • Great Food of all kinds

  • Connect with Nature

  • Clubs

  • Incredible hotels

  • 2 Oceans

  • Smaller Safari Experiences

  • Sunsets

Is Cape Town Cheap?

Cape Town is one of the most affordable holiday destinations in the world. For around 50$ a couple could go to a really nice dinner and still have a good bottle of wine.

Cape Town Country

Cape Town is a Town, in the province of the Western Cape, South Africa.

How much is an average meal in Cape Town?

The Average meal costs: 10-15 US Dollars

In Cape Town you can go to a really nice restaurant, have a meal for 2 and a delicious bottle of wine for less than 40$ or go to our favourite restaurant (one of the best in the world) and have a 3 Course Fine Dining experience for 2 with world-renowned wine pairing for 92$

Best Restaurants in Cape Town.

Homespun by Matt, Fine dining cape town restaurant and food
Homespun by Matt

How far is everything to Cape Town?

Everything in Cape Town is incredibly close. From the centre of Cape Town, you can find the following things within 20 Minutes drive

  • Table Mountain (New Natural wonder of the world)

  • Bo-Kaap

  • Camps Bay and 12 Apostles

  • Lions Head (One of the best hikes in the world)

  • Cape Town CBD

  • Luxury Hotels near the Beach

  • Incredible Beaches

  • Cultural activities

  • The Waterfront

40 Minutes drive

I've driven around the whole of California and Cape Town is like all the best parts of California in the space of San Diego.

For our Americans

Chapmans Peak = Big Sur

Stellenbosch = Napa Valley

Cape Town Central = San Diego/ San Fransisco

The Only Difference is we have Table Mountain right in the middle of everything, A new Natural wonder of the world.