Best Places to Visit in April in Cape Town
Visiting Cape Town in April is definitely one of the best months to take your vacation in South Africa. Below are some of the best places to visit in April in Cape Town.
Table Mountain is the true universally-recognised symbol of Cape Town, it's a massive plateau neglecting the city below. Take the cable car up or if you're feeling up to it, trek. The views of the Cape Town Peninsula from the top of Table Mountain are in a word - breathtaking! There are two options for getting to the top - for the adventurous types, there are many walking routes, and for everyone else, there is a cable car that will take you up. The cost of a round-trip cable car ticket will set you back $25. At the top, you will experience majestic views of the entire city, and look out far into the ocean, taking in a great view of Robben Island. If you are lucky, you will also get to see what the locals refer to as the "Table Mountain Tablecloth" which occurs when a layer of cloud appears at the top, resembling a tablecloth covering a table (this often occurs in April). Ensure to bring a jacket due to the fact that it can be quite cold and windy at the top.
Cape of Good Hope
The Cape of Good Hope is a stunning section of Rocky land that can be found on the Atlantic side of the Cape Peninsula. It is at the Southern side of the Cape Peninsula. You can drive from Cape Town to find it, or alternatively you can take one of the many tours that go there. The drive is a truly exceptional one, along the way you can take in the majestic Chapmans Peak with its stunning views.
Visiting Boulders Beach in Simonstown is truly one of the "must-do" experiences that everyone should do when visiting Cape Town. This is a unique beach, in that visitors share the sand and water with hundreds of extraordinary African penguins. Taking a swim in the sea next to these amazing creatures is simply awe-inspiring. The beach itself is quite a small beach, with many inlets created by rocks. which makes this beach very kid-friendly. The beach is part of the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area, so it is well maintained by this protective body. There is a conservation fee of about %5 per person, which is payable at the office at the beach.
This beautiful location is simply a 45 minute drive away from the Cape Town City Centre, and the beach is an excellent location to take browsing lessons. It's a best spot for novices because of the mild waves there. Muizenberg is also known for the little colorful houses, which are usually bathrooms or altering spaces. Around the beach there are a lot of dining establishments and browse stores and it's a fantastic place to get tasty fish and chips.
Camps Bay. Cape Town is surrounded by stunning beaches, but one of the very best, is Camps Bay Beach. It's breathtakingly beautiful at sunset time and it has some really cool bars and restaurants. The great thing about Camps Bay, is that is has a whole host of restaurants and bars direcrly opposite the beach, so you can literally walk across the road after a long, lazy day in the sun and enjoy some amazing sundowners as you marvel at the view. At Camps Bay, there are also some incredible rock formations that straddle the sea, so take your time climbing through the rocks and checking out the rockpools.
Truth Coffee Shop
have a coffee at Truth Coffee Shop. If you like coffee, this is a should visit. It was voted finest coffee shop on the planet a couple of years ago, and for a great reason, the taste of the coffee is outstanding. It's hand roasted and the latte art is on point, check out the various animals designs that we got. The decoration and the waiters outfits are all steampunk related and it's simply a really fun location to visit. A coffee latte at Truth Coffee Shop costs only about $3.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is internationally recognised as one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. It is in one word "stunning". It can be found on the Eastern side of Table Mountain. There are a veritable ton of indigienous plants to be seen in all their glory.The local Cape Flora are simply spectacular. You can wander around the garden yourself, and there are also various tours available. The garden itself covers an area of approximately 5.28-sq-km. An entry ticket to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden costs approximately $4 for adults. The garden also plays host to various music concerts and events throughout the year so be sure to check if something is happening when you intend visiting.
The Old Biscuit Mill
The Old Biscuit Mill is a former biscuit factory that has an amazing collection of arts, craft, fashion and style stores, along with numerous food stalls that serve scrumptious street foot, they also have terrific vegetarian options there. Every Saturday from 09:00 a. m. the popular neighbor items market brings even more local craftsmens, designers and foodies to the Old Biscuit Mill. It is the ideal place to invest a bright Saturday early morning in Cape Town.
The Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront is one of Cape Town's most visited tourist attractions. Every year over 25 million tourists flock to the V&A Waterfront to sample some of Cape Town's finest restaurants, enjoy the huge variety of shops (there are over 450 retail shops at the Waterfront), or simply to wander around the docks. There are also quite a few hotels at the Waterfront.It is also a very child-friendly place to visit with a wide array of things for the kids to do.