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Cape town is not known as pricey city and yet it be done on a budget ,these are my tips on how to budget so you can splurge where you like

Good for
  • Foodie
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

12 Places

1 City Tip

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12 Places

Day 1

City Sightseeing

City Tours, Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Walking Tours, Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips

Greenmarket Square

Flea & Street Markets, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Company's Gardens

Gardens

Camp's Bay Beach

Beaches

Long Street

Neighbourhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Eastern Food Bazaar

Restaurants

Day 2

Drumbeat Charters

Boat Tours

Baz Bus - Day Tours

Sightseeing Tours, Bus Tours, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Hop-On Hop-Off Tours

Day 3

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Gardens

The Wharfside Grill

Restaurants

Hout Bay

Bodies of Water

Lion's Head

Mountains

Flitz8's City Tips

  • The inner city can be walked ,Table Mountain in summer has sunset special but otherwise is worth splurge to go early fro super views
    Day 1
  • City Sightseeing
    City Tours, Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Walking Tours, Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips
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    Flitz8 Says:

    This offers value for money money as it goes to a lot of must see attractions include to entrance of Table Mountain cable way ,they offer a historical city,peninsula blue and wine route and popular red route

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Pre book online tickets to save money ,if you have 2 days you have free walking tours ,canal tours etc that save you money
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #65 of 437 Tours in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Birthday 13/11/2018
    • Good way to see the city! 13/11/2018
    • City Sightseeing
    Phone:
    +27 21 511 6000
    Price range:
    USD 13 - USD 13
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
  • Greenmarket Square
    Flea & Street Markets, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Flitz8 Says:

    Much cheaper than V & A and offering variety of African themed items ,its good to look around too

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Haggle as they are variety of stalls selling similar stuff
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #55 of 181 things to do in Cape Town Central
    • Wouldn't make time to visit 10/11/2018
    • Bargain Flea Market Finds 08/11/2018
    • Greenmarket Square
    Address:
    Burg St
    corner Longmarket Street
    Cape Town Central 8000
    South Africa
  • Company's Gardens
    Gardens
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    Flitz8 Says:

    On a hot summer day what better way to go to a beautiful park and just chill cause its free

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Bring picnic stuff and enjoy
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #27 of 181 things to do in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful walkway in the center of Cape Town 12/11/2018
    • A green get-away in the city center 10/11/2018
    • Company's Gardens
    Address:
    19 Queen Victoria Street
    Cape Town Central 8001
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 79 609 4700
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Other:
  • Camp's Bay Beach
    Beaches
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    Flitz8 Says:

    Camps Bay beach is truly magnificent ,grab a cold beverage and snack and enjoy the view ,priceless

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    Tips
    • Get food elsewhere as food stores near here overcharge ,make use of tidal pools to swim
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 11 things to do in Camps Bay
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beaching around; ) 13/11/2018
    • Spectacular white sandy beach 11/11/2018
    • Camp's Bay Beach
    Address:
    Victoria Road
    Parking: what3words ///nibs.mazelike.swaying
    Camps Bay 8005
    South Africa
  • Long Street
    Neighbourhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Flitz8 Says:

    Relatively cheap this is the place to bar hop ,it is lively place at weekends and has various venues to suit different people,this street is also home to various cheap eateries which are good to line you stomach before a night out

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Be vigilant of your belongings when club hopping
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #56 of 181 things to do in Cape Town Central
    • Nice 28/10/2018
    • Lovely but too much beggars 21/10/2018
    • Long Street
    Other:
  • Eastern Food Bazaar
    Restaurants (Indian, Fast food, Asian, Middle Eastern)
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    Flitz8 Says:

    Good food in Cape Town does not have to be expensive ,tasty food can be found on most of long Street

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Not most upmarket of places but it is done on budget
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #102 of 982 restaurants in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Worth a visit 10/11/2018
    • great place for lunch (and ice cream)! 08/11/2018
    • Eastern Food Bazaar
    Address:
    96 Longmarket Street
    Cape Town Central 8001
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 461 2458
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    11:00 am - 10:00 pm
    Fri - Sat
    11:00 am - 10:30 pm
    Other:
  • Day 2
  • Drumbeat Charters
    Boat Tours
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    Flitz8 Says:

    It is really affordable to go out to Seal Island and watch cute seals and get wet and have fun in process

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • If you are willing to get wet stay on top left hand side of boat
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 10 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hout Bay
    • SEE SEAL ISLAND UP CLOSE 08/10/2018
    • Awesome Seal Tour 20/07/2018
    • Drumbeat Charters
    Address:
    Harbour Rd
    Hout Bay
    Hout Bay 7806
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 791 4441
    Price range:
    USD 90 - USD 90
    Other:
  • Baz Bus - Day Tours
    Sightseeing Tours, Bus Tours, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Hop-On Hop-Off Tours
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    Flitz8 Says:

    This cheapest and best tour I found ,they cover places like Simons Town , Chapman's peak and Cape Point and cape Peninsula,it is active tour healthy mind healthy body tour too so you can choose to bicycle at Cape Point nature reserve(bicycles and bikes included )

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • a jam packed tour
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #8 of 278 Outdoor Activities in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great tour to Cape of Good Hope 12/11/2018
    • Great Day 08/11/2018
    • Baz Bus - Day Tours
    Address:
    32 Burg Street
    Cape Town Central 8001
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 422 5202
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    8:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Sat - Sun
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Other:
  • Day 3
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
    Gardens
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    Flitz8 Says:

    Just amazing and best place to just chill and relax in the park after a hectic days of sightseeing

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Go higher up in the park if you want more privacy,pensioners get free in on Tuesdays
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Newlands
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wonderful Location 12/11/2018
    • Absolutely worth the trip 12/11/2018
    • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
    Address:
    Rhodes Drive
    Newlands 7700
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 799 8899
    Price range:
    USD 4 - USD 4
    Other:
  • The Wharfside Grill
    Restaurants (Seafood)
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    Flitz8 Says:

    Get the grill from beside the road downstairs as it is more local ,upstairs is more for tourists and for a splurge

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Get fish and chips from downstairs grill and eat it at beach
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #15 of 53 restaurants in Hout Bay
    • Hout Bay Cuisine 07/11/2018
    • Nice view of the beach 21/09/2018
    • The Wharfside Grill
    Address:
    Mariner's Wharf
    Harbour Road
    Hout Bay 7806
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 790 1100
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:30 am - 9:30 pm
    Other:
  • Hout Bay
    Bodies of Water
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    Flitz8 Says:

    Really lovely beach and area ,take a dip in hout bay beach

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Go to Seal island since you in hout bay
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #23 of 181 things to do in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Small Fishing Town 12/11/2018
    • Great location 11/11/2018
    • Hout Bay
    Phone:
    +27 21 790 7278
    Other:
  • Lion's Head
    Mountains
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    Flitz8 Says:

    Rather than spending a full day to scale most of Table Mountain if you are on a budget for time ,go to Lions head and scale the mountain ,its not a easy walk but the view is amazing

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Sunset is best time to be there ,bring water and if uncertain try walk with local
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 181 things to do in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great hike 13/11/2018
    • The view is amazing! 13/11/2018
    • Lion's Head
    Address:
    Signal Hill Road
    Cape Town Central 8001
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 81 762 5551
    Other:
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