Cape Town Holidays

Sprawled around the slopes of majestic Table Mountain on the southwest coast of South Africa, the city of Cape Town is celebrated for its stunning scenery, hospitality and nightlife. This vibrant city manages to maintain the ambience of a coastal resort, while also introducing travellers to a dynamic blend of African and colonial European influences.

Thomas Cook Tours visits Cape Town on several of its South African tour itineraries, as well as offering a smaller selection of tours dedicated to exploring the city. You can visit the city’s highlights over a few days before travelling deeper into South Africa, or spend a couple of weeks exploring all that the city has to offer at your leisure.

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There’s a great deal to see and do in Cape Town, so your options are limited only by the amount of time you have in the city. Among the highlights of a Cape Town holiday are a cable-car trip up the iconic Table Mountain and a visit to the Kirstenbosch botanical gardens, with its spectacular mountain backdrop. Also visit Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years, and tour the Cape Peninsula, including stops at the Cape Point nature reserve and the penguin colony at Boulders Beach. Sun worshippers can enjoy some of the world’s finest beaches, as well as Cape Town’s laid-back beach culture.

If you have a few more days to spend in the Cape, tour the Cape Winelands, where you can enjoy magnificent scenery and sample and purchase wines produced by some of South Africa’s finest estates.

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holidays are an excellent option if you want to explore South Africa in comfort and safety. The city is renowned for its cultural and scenic diversity, and serves as a convenient gateway to a number of other popular tourist destinations in the Cape Province, including the Karoo Desert and the Garden Route.

Find out more about Thomas Cook Tours selection of Cape Town Holidays by contacting us today.