Best nature in Cape Town

Check out the top nature in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Table Mountain
1. Table Mountain
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241 local reviews
Table Mountain, Table Mountain National Park
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021 424 8181
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Brenden
Looming large and welcoming you to Cape Town, whether you are arriving by plane, train, boat or automobile, is…
Andrea
The most stunning views in CT. Nature. Book cable car in advance as queues can be long. Allow at least an hour…
Morne
The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is a cableway to the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town's most popular touris…
1. Table Mountain
1. Table Mountain
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241 local reviews
Table Mountain, Table Mountain National Park
Open now
021 424 8181
Brenden
Brenden
Looming large and welcoming you to Cape Town, whether you are arriving by plane, train, boat or automobile, is the iconic Table Mountain, on…
Andrea
Andrea
The most stunning views in CT. Nature. Book cable car in advance as queues can be long. Allow at least an hour as your waiting time to go up…
Morne
Morne
The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is a cableway to the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town's most popular tourist attractions with approximate…
2. Table Mountain National Park
2. Table Mountain National Park
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45 local reviews
Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town
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021 424 0015
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Geofran
The new 7th wonder of Nature. A must-see tourist attraction.
Megan
Great hikes and runs. Just a short step and you're in nature on the slopes of Tsble Mountain.
Penny
Nature reserve encompassing the iconic mountain, a penguin colony, forest, beaches & walking trails.
2. Table Mountain National Park
2. Table Mountain National Park
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45 local reviews
Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town
Open now
021 424 0015
Geofran
Geofran
The new 7th wonder of Nature. A must-see tourist attraction.
Megan
Megan
Great hikes and runs. Just a short step and you're in nature on the slopes of Tsble Mountain.
Penny
Penny
Nature reserve encompassing the iconic mountain, a penguin colony, forest, beaches & walking trails.
3. Willoughby & Co
3. Willoughby & Co
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78 local reviews
Willoughby & Co, Cape Town
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Max
Brilliant seafood - sushi excellent. Try the 5X5 as one of their signature dishes.
Max
Great sushi in Cape Town, Try one of their signature dishes: Rainbow Nation Roll!
Claire
Fantastic sushi and seafood! You might have to fight for a table here in peak season. I don't normally like a…
3. Willoughby & Co
3. Willoughby & Co
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78 local reviews
Willoughby & Co, Cape Town
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Max
Max
Brilliant seafood - sushi excellent. Try the 5X5 as one of their signature dishes.
Max
Max
Great sushi in Cape Town, Try one of their signature dishes: Rainbow Nation Roll!
Claire
Claire
Fantastic sushi and seafood! You might have to fight for a table here in peak season. I don't normally like a restaurant inside a shopping …
4. V & A Waterfront
4. V & A Waterfront
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468 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
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Lisa
The V&A Waterfront lies between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour…
Alasdair
This venue is an hour by car from Kommetjie and has many restaurants, bars, music venues and an excellent aqua…
Jo
It has everything.
4. V & A Waterfront
4. V & A Waterfront
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468 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Lisa
Lisa
The V&A Waterfront lies between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour. Originally upgraded when grea…
Alasdair
Alasdair
This venue is an hour by car from Kommetjie and has many restaurants, bars, music venues and an excellent aquarium. Boat trips out of the ha…
Jo
Jo
It has everything.
5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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387 local reviews
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town
021 799 8783
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Laura
This is one of Cape Town's must-see spots for plant and nature lovers. The beautiful and well-maintained gard…
Carol
More than just a garden, Kirstenbosch is part of a nature reserve. The 36 hectare garden is part of a 528 hect…
Morne
Nature's nurture - for peace and tranquillity blended with awe-inspiring mountain surrounds. Feast your eyes o…
5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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387 local reviews
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town
021 799 8783
Laura
Laura
This is one of Cape Town's must-see spots for plant and nature lovers. The beautiful and well-maintained gardens have something for everyon…
Carol
Carol
More than just a garden, Kirstenbosch is part of a nature reserve. The 36 hectare garden is part of a 528 hectare estate that contains prote…
Morne
Morne
Nature's nurture - for peace and tranquillity blended with awe-inspiring mountain surrounds. Feast your eyes on the indigenous plantlife of …
6. Cape Point Lighthouse
6. Cape Point Lighthouse
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28 local reviews
Cape Point Lighthouse
Open now
021 780 9010
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Clara
Stunning views, beautiful nature! This one is usually on most tourist lists.
Athini
Pretty awesome mission getting out there in nature
Phillip And Susan
Stunning view of where the warmer Indian ocean currents meet the colder the Atlantic ocean streams. Some wildl…
6. Cape Point Lighthouse
6. Cape Point Lighthouse
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28 local reviews
Cape Point Lighthouse
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021 780 9010
Clara
Clara
Stunning views, beautiful nature! This one is usually on most tourist lists.
Athini
Athini
Pretty awesome mission getting out there in nature
Phillip And Susan
Phillip And Susan
Stunning view of where the warmer Indian ocean currents meet the colder the Atlantic ocean streams. Some wildlife viewing in the park.
7. Signal Hill
7. Signal Hill
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140 local reviews
Signal Hill, Cape Town
Natural featureEstablishment
Okhela
Aflat-topped hill that is situated next to Lion’s Head, forming part of Table Mountain. This is where the famo…
Stacey And Conrad
Signal Hill forms part of the Table Mountain Nature Reserve . It is a great spot to watch the sun go down on a…
Stuart
Good spot for sunsets, but can get crowded.
7. Signal Hill
7. Signal Hill
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140 local reviews
Signal Hill, Cape Town
Okhela
Okhela
Aflat-topped hill that is situated next to Lion’s Head, forming part of Table Mountain. This is where the famous Noon Gun is fired every day…
Stacey And Conrad
Stacey And Conrad
Signal Hill forms part of the Table Mountain Nature Reserve . It is a great spot to watch the sun go down on another idyllic Cape Town day. …
Stuart
Stuart
Good spot for sunsets, but can get crowded.
8. Table Mountain
8. Table Mountain
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283 local reviews
Table Mountain, Cape Town
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Heather
Looming large and welcoming you to Cape Town, whether you are arriving by plane, train, boat or automobile, is…
Isabela
Looming large and welcoming you to Cape Town, whether you are arriving by plane, train, boat or automobile, is…
Warren
"Towering 1086 meters over Cape Town, and around 500 million years in the making, Table Mountain is a playgrou…
8. Table Mountain
8. Table Mountain
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283 local reviews
Table Mountain, Cape Town
Heather
Heather
Looming large and welcoming you to Cape Town, whether you are arriving by plane, train, boat or automobile, is the iconic Table Mountain, on…
Isabela
Isabela
Looming large and welcoming you to Cape Town, whether you are arriving by plane, train, boat or automobile, is the iconic Table Mountain, on…
Warren
Warren
"Towering 1086 meters over Cape Town, and around 500 million years in the making, Table Mountain is a playground for nature lovers and outdo…
9. Vergelegen Wine Estate
9. Vergelegen Wine Estate
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44 local reviews
Lourensford Road, Cape
Open now
021 847 1334
Establishment
Frans Rénier
Located 19 minutes drive from De Velde Estate find this historic Wine Estate, founded 1700, which has been und…
Attie And Lené
World class gardens. Stroll along paths and find various stunning nature scenes and historic architecture (sin…
David
Another lovely Cape Garden.....it's a must. Also good restaurants and wine tasting.
9. Vergelegen Wine Estate
9. Vergelegen Wine Estate
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44 local reviews
Lourensford Road, Cape
Open now
021 847 1334
Frans Rénier
Frans Rénier
Located 19 minutes drive from De Velde Estate find this historic Wine Estate, founded 1700, which has been under the ownership of some of th…
Attie And Lené
Attie And Lené
World class gardens. Stroll along paths and find various stunning nature scenes and historic architecture (since 1700s). Also enjoy a delici…
David
David
Another lovely Cape Garden.....it's a must. Also good restaurants and wine tasting.
10. Stellenbosch
10. Stellenbosch
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49 local reviews
Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
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Esvee
Historical buildings, museums, 101 gable styles on the Cape Dutch houses, Food fairs, coffee shops, scenic nat…
Frans Rénier
Located 24 minutes drive from De Velde Estate, Stellenbosch is a university town in South Africa's Western Cap…
Frans
Historic Town, Restaurants, Wine farms, Jonkershoek for hiking/nature University of Stellenbosch.
10. Stellenbosch
10. Stellenbosch
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49 local reviews
Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
Esvee
Esvee
Historical buildings, museums, 101 gable styles on the Cape Dutch houses, Food fairs, coffee shops, scenic nature, very pretty area.
Frans Rénier
Frans Rénier
Located 24 minutes drive from De Velde Estate, Stellenbosch is a university town in South Africa's Western Cape province and surrounded by t…
Frans
Frans
Historic Town, Restaurants, Wine farms, Jonkershoek for hiking/nature University of Stellenbosch.
11. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
11. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
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25 local reviews
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Marise
Explore Jonkershoek Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch and cool off under a beautiful waterfall.
Laika
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve has loads to offer. Enjoy scenic hiking trails, biking trails, casual walks or a jo…
Eugène
Visit the team garden or go for a 10 KM jog or cycle.
11. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
11. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
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25 local reviews
Marise
Marise
Explore Jonkershoek Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch and cool off under a beautiful waterfall.
Laika
Laika
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve has loads to offer. Enjoy scenic hiking trails, biking trails, casual walks or a jog. Go for the pure, fresh air,…
Eugène
Eugène
Visit the team garden or go for a 10 KM jog or cycle.
12. Lion's Head
12. Lion's Head
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202 local reviews
Lion's Head, Cape Town
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Zoe
Another quintessential Cape Town nature experience. Not as difficult as Table Mountain trails and definitely b…
Carolyn
Each full moon night you will see lots of bobbing lights going up Lions Head as hikers make their way up in th…
Hannah McCarthy
Lion’s Head forms part of the Table Mountain range and provides a scenic backdrop to the City of Cape Town. It…
12. Lion's Head
12. Lion's Head
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202 local reviews
Lion's Head, Cape Town
Zoe
Zoe
Another quintessential Cape Town nature experience. Not as difficult as Table Mountain trails and definitely busier/more touristy. A must-do…
Carolyn
Carolyn
Each full moon night you will see lots of bobbing lights going up Lions Head as hikers make their way up in the moonlight. A word of caution…
Hannah McCarthy
Hannah McCarthy
Lion’s Head forms part of the Table Mountain range and provides a scenic backdrop to the City of Cape Town. It falls within the Table Mounta…