Flights to Cape Town
Cape Town is one of the most beautiful harbour cities in the world. Nestled at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain, it is the second-largest city in South Africa. It has had a long and colourful history. Ideally placed for sailors heading round the Cape Horn on their way to the east, it became a Dutch settlement in the 17th century and spent over a century as a British colony. Many of the anti-apartheid movement leaders lived in Cape Town and with the dark days of apartheid's racial discrimination being long gone, South Africa is now a democratic Rainbow Nation. The heritage of that time is preserved on Robben Island and in the District Six Museum.
Things to do in Cape Town
There is so much to see and do that narrowing it down to just a few highlights is very hard. Here are a few ideas for great day trips, from exploring the region's natural beauty to experiencing some of its turbulent history. Once you've done that, there still remains some of the finest dining in the world, spectacular beaches, world-class shopping, vibrant nightlife, a thriving arts and theatre scene and fascinating museums. One visit to Cape Town is never enough!
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Events in Cape Town
With a population of nearly 4 million all looking for entertainment, this city has a fun-filled calendar of events throughout the year. Concerts, performances and exhibitions are ever-changing, but here are a few must-see events that take place annually.
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- Temperature: The average temperature during the summer months is 26˚C and 17˚C during the winter months.
- Time difference: Cape town is 1 hour ahead of GMT during the summer and 2 hours during the winter.
- Currency: The South African Rand (ZAR).
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Flights to Cape Town
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