The Cape Town peninsula offers numerous beach paradises sure to please any sun and sand loving holidaymaker. The world famous Clifton Beach is located on the peninsula's Atlantic Coast and is actually four separate breathtaking beaches separated by dramatic boulders. These top rated beaches are known for their pure white sand and dreamy sunsets. Boulders Beach rewards beachgoers with the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, but its real claim to fame is its protected colony of African penguins which visitors can admire in their natural habitat via wooden walkways.
For fantastic shopping, exclusive entertainment and exceptional dining, head to the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town's award winning harbour and one of the most picturesque parts of the city, showcasing spectacular views of Table Mountain as its backdrop. Discover the city's history by visiting the Clock Tower, Robben Island, Seal Landing, Breakwater Prison, Chavonnes Battery and the South African Maritime Museum.
If you're hungry, grab a bite to eat at any of the waterfront's swanky cosmopolitan restaurants.
Cape Town Airport (CPT)
Flights from Australia to Cape Town will disembark at Cape Town International Airport.
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is Africa's third largest airport and the second busiest in South Africa. Originally referred to as DF Malan Airport, Cape Town Airport is a hub for South African Airways and a major gateway for tourists travelling to South Africa.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Cape Town International Airport. Book your Cape Town Airport accommodation.
Getting to Cape Town
There are several airlines that offer flights to Cape Town from Australia. Flights from Sydney via Johannesburg take between 18 and 20 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Melbourne and Brisbane via Sydney and Johannesburg take between 21 and 23 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Perth via Johannesburg take between 14 and 16 hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Cape Town
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Cape Town from Australia include:
For more information on Cape Town holidays check out our Cape Town travel guide.
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