Cape Point at sunset looking out over False Bay and the Atlantic Ocean
The people of the Peninsula love life – they embrace the fresh air, the south-easterly wind, the waves, the seashore and the rugged, dramatic seascapes.
Our beautiful coastline is certainly not lacking in these nostalgic and historic structures and the Western Cape has at least ten lighthouses worth visiting.
Experience the splendour of travelling along a rugged coastline by train. Hop on and off at different stations along the way and try to spot whales from your t...
There is nothing half as delightful as a trip to Boulders Beach in Simons Town. What makes its so special, you ask. The Penguins, of course!
From helicopter swirls and swinging in the trees with monkeys, to surfing at sandy beaches and swimming with penguins, to riding a camel or flying kites, Cape Town and the Western Cape is the stuff kids dreams are made of.
From its rugged, rocky outcrops and sheer cliffs, to the fynbos covered plains, Cape Point holds much in store for its visitors.
Visit the villages of Cape Whale Coast and Hermanus - the best land based whale watching site in the world and get within 20 metres of a whale.
Abseil Cape Town's Table Mountain, South Africa's most internationally recognisable icon but if that idea makes you break out in a sweat, then hop aboard the rotating cable way for a smooth glide up to its summit.
The Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn with its limestone cavern roofs, exquisite calcite flowers, stalactite and stalagmites formations are more than 20 million years old.
Visit any number of Western Cape game reserves and experience the thrill of being surrounded by a pack of hungry lions, the sight of elephant bulls jousting with each other, the speed of a hunting leopard or the exhilaration of being pursued by a thundering rhino or wildebeest!
Toss any fear overboard, climb into a reinforced steel cage and get lowered into the deep blue for a close encounter with the oceans deadliest predator.
Visit any number of world class golf courses along the Garden Route for some of the most spectacular golf you're ever likely to play.
Boulders Beach in the naval town of Simon's Town in Cape Town is the only place in the world where you can actually swim freely amongst the penguins, who are remarkably untroubled by us humans.
The long stretches of open beaches along the West Coast, with their steady side shore winds are rated amongst the best locations for kitesurfing in the world.
Take a slow ramble along the breathtakingly beautiful wine routes of the Cape Winelands and sip some of the world's finest wines on a wine tour.
The ultimate thrill! This IS the highest commercially operated Bungy Jump in the world, all 216 meters above the Bloukrans River.