Plan your trip with Cape Town’s exclusive MyCiti bus service. The current bus routes link major tourism landmarks of the central city (CBD), including V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Sea Point Promenade and the pristine beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton. The MyCiti bus service also travels to the north from the city center, and to the west coast suburbs along Blaawberg coastline, with it’s picture perfect views of the famous Robbeneiland in Table Bay.
The MyCiti airport service offers a safe, comfortable and reasonably priced option to transport you between Cape Town CBD and the Cape town International Airport. This service travels in a dedicated bus lane so your journey will take 20 minutes or just a little longer in peak hours. The MyCiti terminal is located directly opposite the exit at the airport and will take you to the convention at the Civic Centre Terminal in the CBD.
You can purchase the myconnect (travel card) at the airport for R30 and load it with bus fare. A one-way trip into Cape Town will cost R85. You can also load more onto your card at MyCitiBus station kiosks.
Use the link below to familiarize yourself with the public transport routes in your area and around the CTICC. Reduce the amount you’ll need for travel costs by using the bus service.
Hotel & Accomodation
Whether they are offering a view of the mountain, the ocean or a cityscape, you will find that Cape Town accommodation is welcoming and affordable for the travellers’ budget. There are numerous backpackers, cosy bed and breakfast locations, designer boutique hotels and homey guesthouses in the mother city. Independent travellers will agree that the city’s backpackers and hostels are an excellent place to meet people from all walks of life to share travel stories, rest and restore.
Bars & Restaurants
Cape Town is a creative hub of hustle and bustle during the day, but after hours an impressive variety of evening activities come to life. From drinks and snacks, traditional dinners, tapas at a beer bar to dancing and cocktails, Cape Town’s nightlife has something to offer anyone. Make sure to invite friends or mingle with the locals and enjoy the city at night.
Since there are so many restaurants in Cape Town, it’s best to consult reputable online restaurant guides such at EAT OUT or Zomato to make an informed choice. Cape Town offers a food experience to suit all tastes – from fine dining and laid-back bar food to speciality cuisines and vegan feasts.
The city of Cape Town is one of the world’s top travel destinations for a good reason. There are thousands of activities to choose from in the city bowl and surrounds that will make you extend your stay for another few months to fit it all in. Discover great local attractions below and the companies that make sightseeing and participation possible.
Table Mountain is Cape Town’s most precious assets and the only New7Wonder of Nature that’s found in a city. Home to over 1 460 species of fynbos (and dassies – which are the closest living relative to elephants), it’s been a protected area for over 100 years. The Table Mountain Cable Way has been in operation for over 85 years and it’s quite a sight to see the city from the mountain top.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden was the world’s first botanical garden to preserve a country’s unique indigenous flora and it’s world-renowned for its botanical achievements. Don’t miss the new Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway, fondly known as the ‘boomslang’ by locals. This curved bridge that winds and dips through the gardens canopy trees and has incredible views of the peninsula.