South Africa’s southern city of Cape Town is proudly multicultural. It is renowned for its mix of determined pioneers – Afrikaner descendants of the original Dutch colonists, the majority coloured community, descendants of European Jewish immigrants and more recently, Xhosa migrants who have arrived from the Eastern Cape. This melting pot of cultural diversity makes Cape Town a vibrant and exciting African city, offering fabulous cuisine, interesting museums and a layered history.
Set between the imposing table mountain and the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Town’s rugged natural beauty showcases itself at every turn. Travel to the Table Mountain’s summit with the cable car for stunning wide vistas, and visit tumultuous Cape Point where Africa’s surly currents collide. Our agenda will include a private tour of Robben Island and the notorious prison where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 incarcerated years.