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Located in South Africa :: Western Cape (Peninsula)  :: Cape Town
Category: Places :: Capital City

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Cape Town is rich with cultural diversity, abundant in natural beauty and also the oldest city in South Africa. Cape Town with its relaxed atmosphere is Mother City to all her inhabitants who relish their time in the city with everything - mountains, ocean, history and culture, making it a great city to visit and live in. Cape Town's current mayor is Mr Dan Plato (2009), with Cape Town Tourism acting as the Tourism Marketing body for the city. Cape Town is the centre of the Western Cape, and the ideal base from which to explore the culture and heritage, nature and environment, health and wellness, outdoor and adventure and entertainment that the area has to offer. From here visitors can shop and also wine and dine. It is the location of all the major attractions South Africa is known for - Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront, close to Robben Island, and many more. It was host to the FIFA Soccer World Cup in 2010 and was designated to be the Party and Lifestyle Capital of the event.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Cape Town Tourism, Pinnacle Building, Cnr Burg and Castle St, Cape Town, 8001, Western Cape, South Africa
Postal :  P.O. Box 1403, Cape Town, 8000, Western Cape, South Africa
Contact :  City Centre Visitor Information Centre
Contact 2 :  Western Cape Tourism Board
Tel :  +27(0)21 487 6800
Tel2 :  +27(0)21 426 5639
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Host Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Vodacom. MTN. CellC

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station :  Yes   Police Telephone :  +27(0)21 467 8000
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone :  +27(0)21 404 9111
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone :  +27(0)21 511 4074
Embassy : Yes   Embassy Telephone :  +27(0)21 419 2810
Tourist Information :  Yes   Tourist Information Telephone :  +27(0)21 487 6800
Petrol :  Yes   Petrol Type :  Leaded & Unleaded
Diesel :  Yes
Towing Service :  Yes   Towing Service Telephone :  +27(0)21 946 1064
Facilities :  Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Public Telephone
Other Facilities :  Sports Club. Gymnasium. Auto Dealer. Motorbike Repair Services. Auto Specialist Service. Civic Centre. Court. Library. Municipal. Retirement Home. University/College. Commercial Offices. Industrial sites. Healthcare. Optometrist. Psychology/Counselling/Psychiatry. Sea Rescue. Theatre/Cinema. Video Shop. Deli/s. Marketing & Advertising Services. Photography Services. Publishing Services. Travel Agency. Boat/Yacht/Ship Specialist Services. School/s. Cellular Repairs. Clothing/Costume Rental Services. Computer/IT Services. Health & Beauty Services. Specialist Mechanical Services. Real Estate Services. Telecommunication. Training Centre. Public Phone/s. Government Services. Bar/s. Fast Food.

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Quad Bikes, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Snorkelling, Surfing, Sandboarding, Canoeing, Sea_Kayaking, Sailing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Whale or Dolphin Watching, Scenic Flights, Hot-air Balloon Flights
Notes on Activities :  Red Bus City Tour. (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Number listed is for the Cape Town Central Police Station. Hospital number listed is for main switchboard at Groote Schuur Hospital. The number for Medi-Clinic Cape Town: +27 21 464 5500. The Tow in Service Contact Person: Andre Nel. There more than one embassy for african, European and Asian countries. (Mar-14). Bus Terminal/s. Railway Station. Taxi/Shuttle Services. Immigration & Customs Services in town. Helipad.

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