Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central

4.5
Take a relaxing walk along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a scenic harbor promenade designed in a Victorian style and featuring a variety of shops and restaurants. Named after Queen Victoria and her son, Prince Alfred, the waterfront, originally developed in the 1860s, offers postcard-like views of Table Mountain and the ocean. You can take a ride on the Ferris wheel, or just enjoy a reinvigorating walk or jog along the ocean. Boasting more than 400 stores and hailed for its exquisite dining scene, the waterfront offers visitors plenty of distractions. Using our international travel planner, Cape Town attractions like Victoria & Alfred Waterfront can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is the beating heart of the city, where all the typical tourist activities are concentrated: bars, restaurants, museums, street artists, possibilities of small or large boat trips, Ferris wheel, markets, etc. All strictly in peace while in the rest of the city, from the closing of the shops onwards, there is almost a curfew.
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  • We ended going to this place about 2 times during our stay. We definitely suggest this place and the area around this place in the evening to dine, take a walk around and also in the morning for some ...  more »
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