Cape Town Bucket List

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Originally published here on 31 August 2013.

#1 Have a picnic watching the sunset

Signal Hill, Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town

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#2 Hang out with penguins

Boulders Beach, near Kleintuin Rd, Simon’s Town, Cape Town

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#3 Go to a summer concert

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Drive, Cape Town

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#4 Pub crawl in the city

Long Street, CBD, Cape Town

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5. Dominate the karaoke stage

Dizzy’s, 41 The Drive, Camps Bay, Cape Town

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#6 Spend a sunny Saturday wine touring

Stellenbosch wine farms

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#7 Hike up a mountain to see the sunrise

Lion’s Head, Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town

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#8 Go sand boarding

Atlantis Sand Dunes, Dassenberg Road, Atlantis

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#9 Cycle around town at night

@moonlightmass, Green Point Stadium, Cape Town

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#10 Hop on and hop off around town

All around Cape Town and the Peninsula

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#11 Take the train to Kalk Bay

And soak up the drunken vibes at the Brass Bell.

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#12 See the clouds from above

Cable Car, Table Mountain, Cape Town

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#13 Ride horses on the beach

Sleepy Hollow Lane, Noordhoek, Cape Town

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#14 Expose the nudists

Sandy Bay, Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town

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#15 Soak up some rays

Clifton 4th Beach, Cape Town

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#16 Reflect on SA’s beginnings

Castle of Good Hope, Buitenkant Street, Cape Town

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#17 Reflect on SA’s recent past

Robben Island Museum and the District 6 Museum

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#18 Take a stroll through the city

Company Gardens past Parliament and along to Bo Kaap.

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#19 Get the postcard photo

Table Mountain from Table View

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#20 Ride a lion

Rhodes Memorial, Rhodes Avenue, Cape Town

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#21 Face-off at noon

Noon Gun, Signal Hill, Cape Town

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#22 Ride an ostrich

Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Cape Town

(alternatively, just go to Cape Point and face off with a baboon). cape-point-cape-town

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#23 Swim in the predator tank

Two Oceans Aquarium, Dock Road, Cape Town

(alternatively, just go to the Aquarium and pet a starfish).

#24 Tandem paraglide

Off Lion’s Head

(ideally land on Sea Point Promenade like a boss).