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Cape Town Attractions

Cape Diem Lodge is situated in Green Point, the heart of the Mother City. We are centrally located and surrounded by natural beauty with a rich variety of exciting activities.

Cape Town is acclaimed as one of the world’s most attractive cities. The Cape Diem Lodge is the perfect base to explore the region’s natural and cultural highlights, including Table Mountain, Cape Point and the beautiful Cape Winelands.

Our multilingual team will be happy to assist with all your transfer and touring needs.

The Cape Diem Lodge is situated in central Cape Town (Green Point) which is one of the top international destinations in the world and is filled with natural beauty as well as a rich variety of exciting activities.

Our Cape Town guide offers a selection of information on attractions in Cape Town and places of interest within walking or short driving distance from the Lodge.

Day trips to surrounding areas including the magnificent Cape Winelands region may be arranged by contacting Lodge Management on +27 76 811 5574 or via e-mail info@capediemlodge.com.

Cape Town Stadium

Visitors to Cape Town can enjoy a tour of the Cape Town Stadium where 8 FIFA World Cup matches were played in 2010. Tours are conducted every Tuesday and Thursday at 12:00.

Oranjezicht City Farm Market

The OZCF market is a celebration of local food, culture and community. Here you will find the most delicious treats from freshly baked breads, organic honey, baked goods and food stalls from local farmers and suppliers.

The Two Oceans Aquarium

Located at the V&A waterfront, the Two Oceans Aquarium showcases marine life of South-Africa’s Indian and Atlantic Ocean. It has a number of exhibitions, including a Penguin exhibit, Kelp Forest exhibit and a predator exhibit.

The Metropolitan Golf Club

The Metropolitan Golf Club, is one of South Africa’s premier golf courses, and has remained a jewel of Central Cape Town since it’s creation in 1865. The Met (as affectionately known by members and visitors), has 18 holes, each with sperate trees, together with 14 world class greens that share 9 beautiful fairways.

The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

The most visited tourist attraction in South-Africa is expected to welcome around 25 million visitors annually, and boasts a wide range of shopping, activities and restaurants.

Robben Island Museum

Robben Island represents important aspects of South-Africa’s history, and is a symbol of triumph. At the Nelson Mandela Gateway visitors can board a ferry daily (weather dependent), and join a tour lead by a former political prisoner of the island. Highlights include seeing the site where Nelson Mandela served the majority of his sentence.

The Company’s Garden

In the heart of the Mother City lies South-Africa’s oldest garden, and was originally established in 1652 by Jan van Riebeeck. The garden was a rich provider of fertile ground to grow fresh produce and boast a beautiful saffron pear tree, believed to be the oldest cultivated tree in South-Africa. Surrounded by beautiful old trees, statues and museums, guests can enjoy a leisurely stroll through the garden, followed by a light lunch in the Company’s restaurant. There are local vendors selling nuts to feed the many friendly squirrels who call this little piece of Eden, their home.

Table Mountain

Voted one of the world’s 7 natural wonders, Table Mountain is the most iconic landmark in South Africa and also the country’s most photographed attraction. It’s summit soars 1086 m above sea level and can be reached by means of a cable car with rotating floors for a 360° view. Among other things, the mountain is the natural home of the famous silver tree, 2 200 plant species and sociable Dassies (Hyraxes). It’s a hiker’s paradise, with walks of varying degrees of difficulty to suit nature lovers and serious rock climbers alike. 

Clifton Beaches

Cape Town boasts many crystal-clear beaches, but Clifton, which boasts a set of 4 beaches are popular destinations for locals and tourists, and was voted one of Discovery’s best beaches by region. Clifton fourth is the most popular beach and received blue flag status in recognition of its environmental, safety and tourist standards. All Cape Town’s lovely beaches is free, our city’s only request is that visitors respect the unspoilt natural environment by taking their litter home with them and refraining from making fires.

Camps Bay

The upmarket neighbourhood of Camps Bay draws crowds to its namesake beach known for its fine white sand, natural rock swimming pool and views of the Twelve Apostles mountain range. Its home to many restaurants, mellow cafés and cocktail bars overlooking the promenade. A loved favourite among locals for sundowners.

Chapman’s Peak Drive

Voted as one of the most beautiful drives in the world, this 9km route with its 114 curves unfolds stunningly and boasts spectacular views of mountain ranges and the Atlantic Ocean. It is also part of the route of South Africa’s two biggest mass-participation races, The Cape Argus Cycle Tour and the Two Oceans Marathon.


Cape Town is home to a number of first class Golf Courses, with a variety of courses along the coast and more inland, we can guarantee that golf lovers won’t be disappointed, no matter what your Handicap or skill level.

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