Capetown & The Garden Route - Green Point & Waterfront (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Green Point & Waterfront chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cape Town & the Garden Route guidebook.

It’s easy to see why the Waterfront is not only Cape Town’s top tourist attraction but also Africa’s, seeing more foot traffic than Egypt’s pyramids. To the west is Green Point, where you’ll find Cape Town Stadium and an excellent municipal park.

  • journey to Robben Island (p109), once an infamous prison and now a historical site, where you can see the cells in which Nelson Mandela and other heroes from the Freedom struggle spent time
  • maps
  • see all kinds of sea life, including sharks, at the Two Oceans Aquarium
  • transport
  • sail into Table Bay on one of the many harbour cruises from the Waterfront
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore Green Point & Waterfront, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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