How to spend more time than money in Cape Town
A list of alternative things to explore in Cape Town. Discover the unique culture, people and history. Places in Cape Town to eat, play, shop and relax. Some even for free.
When your feet are sore and your throat is dry, stop at Charly’s and enjoy coffee and a cupcake for only R35. This is the home of amazing cakes and a delicious combination of controversy and confectionery. They even had their own TV show called Charly’s Cake Angels. For them anything-is-possible when baking.
Take the Bus
A one-day red route ticket costs R150 per adult and less if you buy online. These double-decker red buses are the way to do sightseeing in many towns and cities around the world. It is a brilliant way to find your bearings in the city – a seamless tour of the City Bowl and surrounds. Hop on and off, as and where you want. Plugin your earphones and be guided in any of 16 languages.
Be a Sherlock at HintHunt
Get your buddies together in groups of six and pay only R129 p/p. Head to HintHunt in the vibrant Old Biscuit Mill for competitive fun and a unique experience. You get 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a tiny room. The goal: get out in time!
Rejoice in creativity
Hout Bay’s Bay Harbour Market is absolutely free to visit and offers an eclectic wonderland of exquisite art, craft, fashion, decor and music complemented by the delicious aromas of food to tempt your every sense. More than a 100 stalls provides fun for kids, adults and couples. Housed in an old fish factory, it’s the best place to visit on those rainy Cape days.
Cocktails in Camps Bay
Get a Mojito for only R48 at Cape Town’s landmark beach bar and café, Café Caprice. The focal point of Camps Bay, the most envied suburb of Cape Town, where palm tree lined streets, white sands and the sapphire ocean paints the picture. You’ll be celebrating side-by-side with legends when you take your seat at Caprice in the ‘Miami of the Southern Hemisphere’.
Full moon cycling
The Mother City’s biggest social bike ride, Moonlight Mass, is a fast growing casual cycling event taking place when the moon is full. And it is free! This event requires zero time trials, registration, or expensive gear. Anybody with a helmet, a bike and respect for the road, meet under the Green Point traffic circle to take over the city after dark, in a two-wheeled frenzy.
This is only the tip of the iceberg for fun and affordable things to do in Cape Town.
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