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Experience Invigorating Vacations booking Flights to Cape Town

By Shankar Prasad Subscribe to RSS | June 5th 2012 | Views:

Cape Town, a verdant paradise offering astounding sites is a city edged by a table-shaped mountain, uniquely set on the peninsula and valleys, where two azure oceans meet, the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Praised for myriad entertainment options ranging from outdoor adventures in the sun to a rocking nightlife, with time passing by this a city has renovated itself from a long history of chaotic apartheid state to a metropolis that is called the “Rainbow Nation”. Going through the city find the brew of the regal rustic old and modern landmarks along with many people irrespective of there stature rubbing shoulders with each other.

Boulders Beach: Part of Table Mountain National Park, the beach is best known for its resident colony of African penguins and should not be missed while boarding Cheap Flights to Cape Town. Penguin-viewing platforms, accessible from the Boulders Beach and provide close-up looks at these comical birds. When you've had enough penguins peering, you can stroll back to beach for some excellent swimming in the quiet coves.

Castle of Good Hope: Despite its name, the castle isn't the fairy-tale fantasy type but rather a fortress, built in the 17th century by the Dutch East India Company. Witness the excellent William Fehr Collection, housed in the governor's residence, which consists of antiques, artifacts, and paintings of early Cape Town and South Africa while flying with Flights to Cape Town.

Kirstenbosch National Botanic Gardens: Spectacular in each season, these world-famous gardens showcase stunning South African flora in a magnificent setting, extending up the eastern slopes of Table Mountain and overlooking the sprawling city and the distant Hottentots Holland Mountains.

Bo-Kaap Museum: Built in the 18th century, this museum was originally the home of Abu Bakr Effendi, a well-known Turkish scholar. Brought in the mid-19th century to help quell feuding between Muslim factions and to have written one of the first books in Afrikaans, the museuem is worth visiting boarding Cape Town Flights. The house has been furnished to re-create the lifestyle of a typical Malay family in the 19th century.

Two Oceans Aquarium: This aquarium is considered one of the finest in the world. Stunning displays reveal the marine life of the warm Indian Ocean and the icy Atlantic. Explore the vast, kelp forest or the predator tank, where you can swim with large ragged-tooth sharks or get a legal adrenaline rush. Look for the endangered African penguins, also known as jackass penguins because of the awkward braying noise they make; pulsating moon jellies and spider crabs; and frog exhibits while booking Flights to Cape Town.

World of Birds: Walk through aviaries housing 450 species of indigenous and exotic birds, including eagles, vultures, penguins, and flamingos. Cages are not present and birds fly freely here; however, the big raptors are kept behind fences.

Gold of Africa Museum: This museum chronicles the history and artistry of African gold and houses one of the best collections in the world. The exquisite exhibition cleverly displayed in a darkened room, leaves you gasping. Artisans from Mali, Senegal, Ghana, and the Ivory Coast certainly knew how to transform this precious metal. Witness the workshop where you can watch jewelers busy at their craft. When you've taken in all the opulence you can, visit the excellent gift shop where you can buy replicas of some traditional Ghanaian jewelry designs while flying with Cheap Flights to Cape Town.

Shankar Prasad - About Author:
Cape Town Flights hosts a number of attractions which can be visited taking Flights to Cape Town after booking with From museums and historic sites and culinary delights to scenic drives and beaches, this city has all it takes to captivate the heart of visitors.

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