VISIT THE V&A WATERFRONT
The V&A Waterfront is a hub of attractions for all ages. It has the backdrop of Table Mountain and also has the oldest working harbour in Cape Town. Visiting the waterfront is a full day event, as there are so many things to see and do.
The V&A Waterfront has a wide variety of activities, shops and restaurants. Here are a few suggestions for how you might like to spend your time:
Ride the Cape Wheel. The views are unmatched and it makes a perfect start to a romantic evening or an exciting day out with friends and family. The duration of the ride is 15 minutes and tickets cost R90 per adult and R50 per child. Tel: +27 21 418 2502, www.capewheel.co.za
Have your photo taken with bronze sculptures of South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize laureates at Nobel Square. The larger-than-life statues of some of our country’s finest men – former President Nelson Mandela, Albert Luthuli, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and former State President FW de Klerk – were created by acclaimed South African artist, Claudette Schreuders.
Book your own movie house at Scene, Nu Metro’s brand new ultra luxurious cinema. With reclining chairs and a lounge and bar area, the three Scene cinemas can accommodate up to 19 people comfortably and is perfect for a date night or outing out with the kids. Numetro: +27 86 124 6362,
With over 450 stores, trading in everything from fashion (designer and local), crafts, jewellery, and groceries the V&A Waterfront’s diverse shopping experience is unique in Cape Town.