The Best 3 Days in Cape Town Itinerary Story

By Agne Civilyte


The Best 3 Days in Cape Town Itinerary Story

Cape Town is a stunning colourful city that deserves a place in every traveller's bucket list. Surrounded by pristine beaches... Read more

Day 1

Mountains, Coast, and Wine Tasting

The first day of 3 days in Cape Town itinerary will have you discovering green places in and around the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Hike Table Mountain - 'A Gift to the Earth'

Table Mountain is one of the must do things in Cape Town and is a famous landmark of Africa. The... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Have late lunch at Table Mountain Cafe

What can be better than eating breakfast at the top of the mountain? Table Mountain Cafe is a perfect place... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Walk in the Woods - Newlands Forest

Newlands Forest is situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. The forest is a popular area among the families,... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Visit Majestic Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens can't be excluded from a 3-day Cape Town itinerary. It is a breath-taking place resting on... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Wine and lunch at Groot Constantia – The Best Wine in Cape Town

Groot Constantia, situated deep inside Constantia Valley, is one of the top things to do in Cape Town. It is... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Make a short stop at Hout Bay

If you are still looking for what to see in Cape Town South Africa, Hout Bay is a perfect destination... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 7

Spend evening at Camps Bay

Situated about 30 minutes away from Groot Constantia (by car), Camps Bay is a perfect spot to finish your first... Read more

Day 2

Explore Historic and Colourful Side of Cape Town

The second day of this Cape Town 3-day itinerary is packed with interesting sites around central Cape Town. You are... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Early morning stroll around Bo Kaap

Bo Kaap, formerly known as Malay Quarter, is probably the most interesting area in the city that can't be missed... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Have breakfast at Harvest Cafe & Deli

Situated in the heart of Bo Kaap neighbourhood, Harvest Cafe & Deli is a relatively new cafe serving healthy food... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Discover The Nelson Mandela Gateway To Robben Island

After a relaxing morning, it's time to learn more about the country's history. The best place to do it is... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Take a ferry to the historic Robben Island

Situated on the small island near Cape Town, Robben Island, also known as 'Seal Island', was widely used between 17th... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 5

Have lunch at V&A Waterfront

V&A Waterfront is one of the main Cape Town points of interest. It is a newly developed neighbourhood, which has... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 6

Learn naval history at South African Maritime Museum

If you still have some time left till evening, visit the South African Maritime Museum, or Maritime Centre, located in... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 7

Watch sunset from a Signal Hill

Connecting Kloof Nek to Lions Head, Signal Hill is one of the most famous spots for watching the sunset. It... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 8

Enjoy dinner at The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar

This stop is optional, so don't feel like you have to rush to the restaurant from Signal Hill. However, if... Read more

Day 3

Outside Cape Town: Enjoy the scenic drive

On your last day of this Cape Town 3 day itinerary, you are going to go on an adventurous drive... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Start your journey from Green Point Lighthouse

First lit in 1824, the Green Point Lighthouse is a remarkable structure that can be noticed from afar. It is... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Quick stop at Clifton Beaches

When you pass through Sea Point, you will reach Clifton - a suburb of Cape Town. The area is well-known... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

Fascinating Hout Bay and its Bronze Leopard

As you have already visited Hout Bay on your first day, try not to spend too much time exploring the... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Experience the most scenic drive in South Africa - Chapman's Peak Drive

Chapman's Peak Drive is a must-do drive during your trip to Cape Town. It stretches from Hout Bay and Noordhoek... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 5

Have lunch at tranquil Noordhoek

Chapman's Peak Drive finishes at Noordhoek - a very tranquil area where you can enjoy fresh air and nature. The... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 6

Discover magnificent Cape Point

Cape Point National Park (also known as Cape Point Nature Reserve or Cape Point) is a spectacular area known for... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 7

Meet Penguins at Boulders Beach

Your final destination during this three days in Cape Town itinerary is Boulders Beach, where you can get up close... Read more


In Summary

Cape Town is a lovely city to explore and add to your travel list. There is so much to see... Read more