Reach the top of Table Mountain by taking a cable car up its beautiful peak, where you can admire the gorgeous Cape Peninsula at 1,067 metres above sea level. At its highest point, McLear's Beacon, visitors will be in awe at the breathtaking panoramic views of the Cape of Good Hope. Daredevils can take the steep hike up to nearby Devil's Peak and will be rewarded with a magnificent outlook over the waters of Table Bay. Located on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a beautiful sanctuary acclaimed as one of the seven greatest botanical gardens in the world.
Adventure seekers can take in the spectacular views by abseiling off the edge of the 1,000-metre peak, or by leisurely paragliding down. If you are still craving adventure, take advantage of your location and go rock climbing. With hundreds of top quality climbing routes, Cape Town is a rock climber's haven and guarantees an unforgettable experience.
If you can't decide which adventure is right for you, try day hiking tour with an experienced guide.
Cape Town Airport (CPT)
Flights from Australia to Cape Town will disembark at Cape Town International Airport.
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is Africa's third largest airport and the second busiest in South Africa. Originally referred to as DF Malan Airport, Cape Town Airport is a hub for South African Airways and a major gateway for tourists travelling to South Africa.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Cape Town International Airport. Book your Cape Town Airport accommodation.
Getting to Cape Town
There are several airlines that offer flights to Cape Town from Australia. Flights from Sydney via Johannesburg take between 18 and 20 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Melbourne and Brisbane via Sydney and Johannesburg take between 21 and 23 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Perth via Johannesburg take between 14 and 16 hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Cape Town
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Cape Town from Australia include:
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