Travelling to Cape Town
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is located 20km outside of the city centre and serves both domestic and international flights.
Car taxi’s are available as well as Uber from the Airport to your hotel of choice.
Private Bag X9002, Cape Town International Airport, 7525, SOUTH AFRICA
PLEASE CHECK THE VISA REQUIREMENTS BEFORE YOUR TRAVEL AS THEY ARE UPDATED REGULARLY. AS WELL ENSURE YOU PURCHASE TRAVEL INSURANCE IN CASE OF EMERGENCY.
English is the main language spoken throughout the Western Cape
Local Sim cards for cellular:
These can be bought at the Airport or any shopping mall and are quite cheap. You can purchase pay as you go and top up your airtime at most stores ie grocery stores and gas stations/ petrol stations or super markets
V&A Shopping Mall:
Around a 10-15 minute walk from the recommended accommodations is The V&A Waterfront Shopping Mall.
Cape Town has an extensive public transportation system including buses, mini- van taxis, and the MyCiTi bus service.
Preferred public transportation:
Car taxis, Uber and the MyCiTI buses are a safer way to travel. There are also a number of car rental companies available.
General Safety in Public Areas:
Cape Town is generally a safe city, but visitors should exercise caution when travelling in certain areas. Pick pockets in the city centre so always be vigilant at all times.
It is advised to avoid walking alone at night and to stay in well-lit and populated areas.