Situated on the south-western tip of Africa and is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is a very cosmopolitan city, feeling both African and European at the same time. It is the oldest city in South Africa and has a rich cultural heritage spanning more than 400 years. The melting pot of cultures is reflected in “the Mother City’s” architecture, art, and food & wine. Cape Town serves as the gateway to the Western Cape province, which offers everything from whale-watching in Hermanus, to the famed winelands of Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek.
The Cape Peninsula, , is framed by beautiful white sandy beaches, magnificent mountains and dramatic vineyards. It is surrounded by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the west, and the warmer waters of False Bay to the east, and has within its boundaries two world-renowned landmarks – the majestic 1,000m Table Mountain and the legendary Cape of Good Hope.
Table Mountain National Park, with rugged cliffs, steep slopes and sandy flats, is recognized globally for its extraordinarily rich, diverse flora and is home to a unique floral kingdom with over 7,700 plant species! Nowhere else in the world does an area of such spectacular beauty and such rich bio-diversity exist almost entirely within a metropolitan area – the thriving and cosmopolitan city of Cape Town.