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South Africa: South Africa is one of the most beautiful and diverse countries you could wish to visit. It offers amazing scenery, incredible wildlife, fascinating cultures and outstanding value for money. This independent and distinctive country is proud of its culture. its progress and its natural riches. South Africa extends the warmest of welcomes to holidaymaker's.

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General information: Currency: Rand (R). Time: GMT +2. Electricity: 220 volts. Language: South African, English. International dialing code from the UK: 00 27.Tap water - South Africa is one of only 12 countries where tap water is safe to drink. Its tap water is rated the third best worldwide.

Climate: Being in the southern hemisphere seasons are reversed. Climate varies with the region being subtropical in the east dry on the west coast and temperate on the south coast. Come prepared for the heat especially on safari or on the beach.

Major Gateways: Johannesburg (JNB). Cape Town (CPT). Durban (DUR). South Africa is a big country and internal flights link all major cities. Train transportation is best if you want to take in the splendor of the veldt. All major car hire firms are represented.

Top Cape Town Attractions:

Cape Town International Jazz Festival: Cape Town comes alive to the beat of Jazz music from around the world. Regarded as being one of the best Jazz festivals in the world, takes place over two day in March.

J&B Met: The most prestigious horse racing event in South Africa. The day is full of great racing events as well as being a day of glamorous fashion, great entertainment and being the place to be seen with partying into the small hours.

Hermanus Whale Festival: From July to September the Southern Right Whales travel the thousands of miles to the southern coast of South Africa to mate and calve. To celebrate this event the annual Hermanus Whale Festival takes place in September. Lots of fun is to be had including theatre, concerts, arts and crafts along with some of the best land based whale watching opportunities in the world.

Cape Times Waterfront Wine Affair: Taste and buy some of the best Cape wine from the many top wine estates in the region. Pace yourself as there are over 300 different wines to taste.

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Cape Town City Guide

Cape Town South Africa.

A City Guide To Cape Town.

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Tourist Information: www.southafrica.net

South Africa is a country with many surprises in store. Cape Town has a marked European influence from where you can experience the colour and excitement of Africa from the comforts of First World and First Class surroundings. Discover a variety of climates, awe-inspiring safari parks, a stunning coastline, fertile vineyards and the colorful variety of wild flowers along the fabled Garden Route.

Cape Town. There is nowhere like Cape Town. Perched between the ocean and the mountain, with a national park as its heart, its a place to renew and reconnect. The beautiful seaside city of Cape Town lies at the foot of flat-topped Table Mountain, its known as the "Mother City" and is the oldest city in South Africa and has a cultural heritage spanning more than 300 years. Great views of the city can be had by taking the cable car ride to the top of the mountain, but be sure to do so on a cloud free day.

The place to be seen is the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront - a unique shopping and holiday experience on a scenic working harbour, here you will find free entertainment, shops, museums, an aquarium, trendy bars and restaurants, with more than 70 eateries ranging from pubs and fast food outlets to five star restaurants. There are also luxury hotels and a variety of boat trips, harbour cruises and helicopter charters.

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Shopping tips in Cape Town: There's a great choice, particularly in the big cities. Cosmopolitan Cape Town V&A Waterfront, Cavendish and Canal Walk are great for fashion and electric boutiques, bars and restaurants. Stalls along paved Church street sell art nouveau jewellery, rare books and other nick-knacks. Greenmarket sq has a great flea market.

Excursions in Cape Town: Cape Town's most popular tourist attraction is a trip to the top of Table Top mountain, the views from the top of the mountain are quite spectacular. At the top of the mountain you will also find a restaurant, small gift shop and numerous pathways and vantage points. The top is reach by a Swiss-built rotating cable car that carries visitors smoothly up the mountain and back again.

Other popular excursions include. (1) A full day Winelands tour – you will discover fabulous Cape Dutch architecture, historic towns, working wine estates and stunning scenery, tour includes a guided cellar tour and wine tasting. (2) A half day city tour – including the Malay quarter, flower market and Signal Hill. (3) A full day Peninsula tour – highlights include Cape Point and Nature Reserve, penguin colony and Simons's Town historical navel base. (4) Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, internationally acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world.

Beach Life: Cape Town has some great beaches the best being off the Atlantic Ocean where the sea water can be staggeringly cold. The most popular beach is Camps Bay, consisting of a long and wide stretch of yellow and golden sand backed by trendy bars and restaurants. For family friendly beaches try the beaches at Clifton.

Wining and Dining: Cape Town has a large selection on international cuisine, from Thai to Japanese, Mediterranean to Southern African. Seafood is especially popular. The V&A Waterfront has the best choice of restaurants.

Driving in South Africa: The roads are generally excellent and traffic is reasonably light outside the main cities, toll roads operate on major routes. In general, public roads in South Africa are well developed and well sign-posted with driving done on the left hand side of the road. Speed limits are usually 60 km/h in built-up areas, 100 km/h on the open road, and 120 km/h on highways. It is generally unwise to assume that everyone on the road will drive safely. Petrol in South Africa can often only be purchased in cash as most filling stations do not except credit cards or travelers cheques.

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Cape Town Airport Information
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) The airport is situated 13 miles (20km) east of Cape Town.
Airport Transport: From Airport to Cape Town centre. The best and easiest way to travel into the city is to use the many hotel operated courtesy buses. Alternatively taxis are available from Touch Down Taxis which is an official authorised airport taxi company.
General Transport in Cape Town: Car Hire is the favored method of transport in Cape Town. For public transport use minibus taxis, they are cheap and convenient and can be hailed by the roadside. Passengers should expect to pay around R5 for journeys within the city. It is recommended not to get into empty taxis. Passengers wishing to travel around Cape Town can use the Golden Arrow bus service which leaves from the main bus terminal to destinations around the city. Its advisable not to use public transport after dark.
Car Hire: All major car rental companies are represented, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. Tip: Carry enough cash for petrol as gas stations tend not to except credit cards.
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