Cape Town Waterfront Attractions near De Waterkant House

De Waterkant is a trendy and vibrant charming neighbourhood on the doorstep of the city centre and the V&A Waterfront.

Spend your day at the pool or end it with an aperitif on the terrace and a quiet dinner at a local restaurant, or join in the fun of the pulsating nightlife within walking distance from De Waterkant House.

Early morning coffee and the traditional rusks are served in the privacy of the rooms or the terrace. With the accent on good living, guests stroll down to our local cosmopolitan Deli for a healthy or hearty breakfast where they can enjoy the neighbourhood or simply read their preferred newspaper.

V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront is situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour and has become South Africa's most visited destination. Set against a backdrop of magnificent sea and mountain views, it offers exciting shopping and entertainment venues.

Adventure Activities

Beside all the day trips, you can go shopping and sightseeing, there are number of adventure activities guaranteed to give you an adrenaline rush and fill your days with fun. One of the appeals of Cape Town is the variety of activities to enjoy.

Adrenaline sports like abseiling, bungy jumping, skydiving and white water rafting can be arranged. Shark diving, scuba diving, sailing and almost all other water sports are easy to book and gentler nature based activities are a quick drive away. You are never bored in Cape Town!

Golf in Cape Town

Golf is extremely popular in Cape Town and is played all year round. From November to March - when it's cold in Europe - golf players from overseas enjoy playing in fine weather on one of the many golf courses of Cape Town.

The Somerset West area is a golfer's paradise with no less then three 18-hole golf courses as well as a 9-hole course and a golf driving range. The areas around the Helderberg also offer world class golf courses eg. Stellenbosch golf course, Devonvale, Royal Cape, Arabella and many more.

Robben Island

Among the many day trips you can take, the Robben Island trip remains a consistent favourite. Situated 10km (6.2 miles) offshore and notorious for its former role as a maximum-security political prison, it has been developed as a nature reserve, museum and poignant memorial to South Africa's long liberation struggle.

Robben Island ferry trips depart at the Waterfront, taking only 40 minutes to reach the island. Departing with this ferry is an exquisite itself; you leave the tranquil waters of the bay watching a video on the struggle in the old South Africa. At Robben Island you are shown the prison itself, visit all the various blocks from A to G; the B block is the famous block where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned.

Table Mountain

Experience the Cape's breathtaking scenery from a unique point of view -Table Mountain. Take the cable car to the top or take a beautiful hike up the mountain. Cape Town's famous 1000m (3280.8 feet) landmark presents a range of dramatic vertical cliff faces where you can try the world's highest abseil at 112m (367.4 feet) high! 

Cape Winelands

Just 45 minutes from Cape Town and its international airport, the Winelands is the ideal base from which to explore Cape Town and its surrounds. Experience the hospitality and beauty of Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington and Franschhoek, where many wine farms offer a variety of excellent world-renowned wines.

You will be spoilt for choice between small, boutique wineries and the larger, more commercial wine estates. Taste the fruit of the winemaker's labour on a tour of his cellar where the precious harvest is lovingly transformed into every wine lover's delight.

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