The Waterfront shopping and entertainment complex (including the excellent Two Oceans Aquarium and an interesting craft market), is the premier attraction, not unlike London’s Covent Garden in atmosphere, but larger and with added water.
It’s new and not exactly subtle but enjoyed by South Africans as much as tourists and is starting point for boat trips, including those to Robben Island.
18th century housing in the Muslim Malay Bo Kaap district of Cape Town.
Camps Bay is a suburb of Cape Town with plenty of rental accommodation available, but book early!
Beaches adjacent to Cape Town like Camps Bay and Clifton have good stretches of soft sand and lovely surroundings, but suffer from very cold Atlantic waters unlike Durban that borders onto the warmer Indian Ocean.
Scenic drives, Driving up the coast to the wild and craggy Cape of Good Hope is easy and delightful with plenty of walking possibilities en route. Photos and more information.