Cape Town Central Night Life

Long Street: Long Street is the place to be for most of the “touristy” club action in Cape Town. If you’re looking for something a bit more upmarket, read the heading further down. All the clubs, pubs and bars are in close proximity to each other so if one doesn’t take your fancy, you can walk ten feet to try out the next one!

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10 great things to do in Cape Town

1. Catch a cable car up Table Mountain…

…then abseil back down. If you fancy following a rope 112 metres down Table Mountain (and we’d recommend it as the world’s highest commercial abseil even if it wasn’t for the views), then Abseil Africa (297 Long Street, 021 424 4760, www.abseilafrica.co.za) is your best bet. The less adventurous can catch the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway up… and back down. The quick ride will give you a bird’s eye view of the City Bowl. The summit can also be reached on foot through a multitude of beautiful albeit exhausting, trails. If you want a longer experience – spending up to five nights in tented camps – take the long-distance Hoerikwaggo Trail (www.sanparks.org) up from the Cape of Good Hope.

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