Best day trips in Cape Town

Check out the top day trips in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. V & A Waterfront
1. V & A Waterfront
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450 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
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Sharon
V&A Waterfront is both a mall with a couple markets around the edges. Plenty restaurants and day trips leaving…
Katie
For all your shopping, access to great restaurants and day trips around the harbour.
Sarah
Robben Island tours leave from here, and as well as being full of shops and restaurants, it's a working harbou…
1. V & A Waterfront
1. V & A Waterfront
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450 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Sharon
Sharon
V&A Waterfront is both a mall with a couple markets around the edges. Plenty restaurants and day trips leaving from the harbour - sunset cru…
Katie
Katie
For all your shopping, access to great restaurants and day trips around the harbour.
Sarah
Sarah
Robben Island tours leave from here, and as well as being full of shops and restaurants, it's a working harbour, and full of fascinating Cap…
2. Simon's Town
2. Simon's Town
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60 local reviews
Simon's Town, Cape Town
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Andre
This pretty coastal town is South Africa’s main naval base and consists of lovely Victorian buildings, quaint …
Lorien and Matthew
This pretty coastal town is South Africa’s main naval base and consists of lovely Victorian buildings, quaint …
Peter
Naval Harbour and base for the South African Navy as well as a reserve for the Jackass Penguin and beaches whe…
2. Simon's Town
2. Simon's Town
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60 local reviews
Simon's Town, Cape Town
Andre
Andre
This pretty coastal town is South Africa’s main naval base and consists of lovely Victorian buildings, quaint streets and walkways and a fas…
Lorien and Matthew
Lorien and Matthew
This pretty coastal town is South Africa’s main naval base and consists of lovely Victorian buildings, quaint streets and walkways and a fas…
Peter
Peter
Naval Harbour and base for the South African Navy as well as a reserve for the Jackass Penguin and beaches where the penguins and you share …
3. Two Oceans Aquarium
3. Two Oceans Aquarium
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79 local reviews
Dock Road, Cape Town
Closing soon
021 418 3823
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Helene
Fun day trip for a rainy day
Nestene
Good for an entertaining day trip. Affordable too.
Elizabeth
With more than 3000 marine creatures on view. Dive with sharks, turtles and shoals of large predators with an …
3. Two Oceans Aquarium
3. Two Oceans Aquarium
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79 local reviews
Dock Road, Cape Town
Closing soon
021 418 3823
Helene
Helene
Fun day trip for a rainy day
Nestene
Nestene
Good for an entertaining day trip. Affordable too.
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
With more than 3000 marine creatures on view. Dive with sharks, turtles and shoals of large predators with an expert dive master at your sid…
4. Cape Point
4. Cape Point
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199 local reviews
Cape Point, Cape Town
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Sheri
This is one of my favourite places to see .. Its an outing for the entire family, and a day trip. Cape Point i…
Stefan
Southern most tip of the Peninsula and view's out across the Atlantic Ocean. This is a great day trip and ther…
Chris
Awesome day trip to the tip of the Cape of Good Hope
4. Cape Point
4. Cape Point
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199 local reviews
Cape Point, Cape Town
Sheri
Sheri
This is one of my favourite places to see .. Its an outing for the entire family, and a day trip. Cape Point is the furthest tip in Africa,…
Stefan
Stefan
Southern most tip of the Peninsula and view's out across the Atlantic Ocean. This is a great day trip and there are plenty of little towns w…
Chris
Chris
Awesome day trip to the tip of the Cape of Good Hope
5. Cape of Good Hope
5. Cape of Good Hope
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20 local reviews
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town
Closing soon
021 780 9526
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Nick & Tanya
Visit the Cape of Good Home (Cape Point). Combine the trip with visiting Boulders Beach (penguins) and Driving…
Jennifer
This would be a wonderful day trip to make, stopping in at the Boulders to see the penguins and doing a full P…
Jennifer
This would be a wonderful day trip to make, stopping in at the Boulders to see the penguins and doing a full P…
5. Cape of Good Hope
5. Cape of Good Hope
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20 local reviews
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town
Closing soon
021 780 9526
Nick & Tanya
Nick & Tanya
Visit the Cape of Good Home (Cape Point). Combine the trip with visiting Boulders Beach (penguins) and Driving Chapman's Peak to make it a d…
Jennifer
Jennifer
This would be a wonderful day trip to make, stopping in at the Boulders to see the penguins and doing a full Peninsula Tour. It is an hour's…
Jennifer
Jennifer
This would be a wonderful day trip to make, stopping in at the Boulders to see the penguins and doing a full Peninsula Tour. It is an hour's…
6. Spice route
6. Spice route
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31 local reviews
Spice route, Paarl
Closed now
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Sheri
A piece of heaven in Paarl - Cape Town.. Spice Route offers 4 restaurants. You can picnic on their lawns overl…
Jessica-Lyn
A great experience in the wine-lands , well worth the drive. There is wine tasting, beer tasting, chocolate ta…
Jesse
Wine Tasting! This is always a win when looking for a wine tasting tour to go on. They do wine tasting, cheese…
6. Spice route
6. Spice route
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31 local reviews
Spice route, Paarl
Closed now
Sheri
Sheri
A piece of heaven in Paarl - Cape Town.. Spice Route offers 4 restaurants. You can picnic on their lawns overlooking the valley, or eat a bu…
Jessica-Lyn
Jessica-Lyn
A great experience in the wine-lands , well worth the drive. There is wine tasting, beer tasting, chocolate tasting, A burger restaurant , a…
Jesse
Jesse
Wine Tasting! This is always a win when looking for a wine tasting tour to go on. They do wine tasting, cheese tasting, biltong tasting and …