Welcome to Cape Town, Mother City of Africa, and the Western Cape,
an area which is
regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the world. The City
is a rare cultural
gem, resulting from the amalgamation of Indonesian, French, Dutch,
British and German
settlers, the local Bushman and Hottentot tribes and the Bantu tribes
from the north.
The impressive presence of Table Mountain, flanked by the legendary
and historical Signal Hill, stands proudly above the city. Beautiful
white sandy beaches
along a peaceful coastline frame the Cape Peninsula, which is famed
for its unique floral
kingdom, bountiful rivers, vleis and dams and magnificent countryside.
area extends far into the winelands, green in summer and red-gold
Cape Town boasts a multitude of entertainment, ranging from outdoor
adventures in the sun to a roaring night life under neon signs.
The vast range of shopping opportunities includes haggling with shopholders
Greenmarket Square Flea Market, as well as breezing through sophisticated
shopping malls. The huge variety of restaurants reflects the multicultured
history of the
Cape and caters for everyone's taste, from fast-food outlets and casual
to the chic to
the very elegant.
Cape Town provides a setting for many scenic wonders, magnificent
panoramic vistas. The beautiful coastal areas of Camps Bay, Clifton,
Bantry Bay, Hout Bay and Blouberg surround the breathtaking tranquility
winelands, Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franshhoek.
Cape Town is a city of culture, built on a history that reflects in
the architecture, cuisine,
music and dance. Together with a warm summer and temperate winter
climate and a
friendly community, the Western Cape and the Mother City are an ideal
destination throughout the year.