Seen Table Mountain and Boulders Beach and looking for something more unusual to do in Cape Town? Here are our picks…
Take a Ghost Tour in Cape Town
Who says you need to wait for spooky season to spot a ghost? Discover the spooky side of Cape Town by joining a ghost tour. These guided walks typically take you through the city’s oldest and most haunted areas, sharing chilling tales of ghostly encounters, historical mysteries and local legends.
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Eat some weird and wonderful treats in Cape Town
So nice they named it twice, Tapi Tapi in Cape Town is a cafe/bar/deli that is described as an ‘educational initiative that is focused on sharing food and food culture from the African continent”.
The eatery began as an ice cream-centric spot, but customers can now also enjoy different African continental flavours in cocktails, baked desserts and breads, fermented milk and soda and many other treats.
On the Deli & Bar menu, visitors will find African-inspired dishes like Egusi from West Africa, Mopane caterpillar chocolate brownies, an Umqombothi milkshake and many more, traditional, delicious offerings.
Visit a Scratch Patch and Mineral World
If you’re into unique souvenirs and gemstones, head to a Scratch Patch, either in Simons Town or at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. Here you will get to sift through heaps of colourful gemstones and semi-precious stones, selecting your favorites to take home. It’s a fun and interactive experience for both kids and adults.
Explore the Boomslang Canopy Walkway
Located in Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, the Boomslang (Tree snake) Canopy Walkway offers a unique perspective of the lush vegetation and panoramic views of the city and surrounding mountains. The elevated walkway winds through the treetops, providing a tranquil and immersive experience in nature.