Cape Town Central’s Top Attractions

Culture, Heritage, Shopping, and Natural Wonders

Known as South Africa’s Mother City, Cape Town is home to some of continent’s top attractions. SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl’s unique location in the heart of the city provides the perfect base for visitors to explore the best the Cape has to offer.

Foodies are spoilt for choice in this city – Bree Street is the buzzing hub of the city’s food revolution and guests can choose between simple fresh food served from a hole-in-the-wall to exclusive, fine dining establishments booked up weeks in advance.

Nestled between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Town ranks as one of the world’s most scenic cities.  Guests can easily go from mountain hiking to shopping for international and local brands at the V&A Waterfront.

For those that enjoy the outdoors, Cape Town is a haven of famous beaches located all around the peninsula.  From trendy Clifton and Camps Bay to the water-sports hub of Bloubergstrand there’s something for everyone. 

Take a look at our recommendations on some of the top local attractions near the SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl hotel:

Place Name Address Phone Show on map
5 Brittlestar Dr, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa+27 21 553 2223

Golf Club has a stunning 18 hole, Links-style golf course with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, historic Robben Island and iconic Table Mountain, Cape Town at its finest.

Cape Gate Décor Centre- Shop A1 Nitida Ave, Kleinbron Park Brackenfell+27 21 981 7555

BLASTERS is a new concept in Entertainment, creating a safe and secure environment for children and adults of all ages to relax and have fun

Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Matroosfontein, Cape Town, 7490, South Africa+27 21 937 1275

Cape Town International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Cape Town, and is the second busiest airport in South Africa and third busiest in Africa.

10 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051, South Africa+27 21 417 0120

The stadium is located in Green Point, between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Cape Town city centre and to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a popular tourist and shopping venue

Liesbeek Pkwy, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa+27 21 448 6117

A place to meet and play since 1939, The River Club is a landmark Cape Town conference centre and golfing hub. It’s also a magnet for family-friendly refreshment and entertainment. Recently reimagined and injected with new energy, The River Club is ready for you.

Canal Walk Shopping Centre Century Boulevard Century City 7441+27 21 529 9600

Canal Walk Shopping Centre is Africa's leading super-regional retail mall. Its dominant presence attracts diverse shoppers from an extensive portion of the Western Cape, and further afield, with its comprehensive retail and leisure options.

37 Government Ave, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa

The public section of the garden has been enjoyed by visitors for the sheer beauty of its flora and the allure of its historic setting since it was proclaimed for public use in 1848.

Table Mountain, Cape Town+27 21 712 0527

Table Mountain is the most iconic landmark of South Africa.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway+27 86 132 2223

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company was formed in 1929 and since then it provided a world class experience to over 22 million visitors who used its services since.

Robben Island, Cape Town, 7400+27 21 409 5100

Guided tours of the island's prison including lime quarry where prisoners labored & Mandela's cell.

88 Hatfield Street Gardens 8001 Cape Town+27 21 465 1546

The South African Jewish Museum was officially opened by Nelson Mandela in December 2000. The brainchild of legendary South Africa philanthropist Mendel Kaplan, the museum has since established itself as one of the city’s must-see attractions.

39 Carl Cronje Road, Bellville Park, Cape Town, 7530+27 21 914 8898

Barnyard shows feature the greatest hits of our time. In addition, we regularly host well-known South African bands, comedians and performers.

Artscape Theatre Centre, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa+27 21 410 9800

Situated in the heart of the mother city, the Artscape Theatre Centre brings you the highest level of artistic excellence in all aspects of performing arts for more ...

Darling St and Buitenkant St, Cape Town, 8001+27 21 787 1260

Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa.

Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002+27 21 418 3823

The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, 7599+27 21 808 9111

Stellenbosch University is a public research university situated in Stellenbosch, a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

XR2R+8X Somerset West, Cape Town, South Africa+27 21 850 7500

Helderberg College is a private higher education institution situated in Somerset West, South Africa, about thirty minutes from Cape Town.

Robert Sobukwe Rd, Bellville, Cape Town, 7535+27 21 650 9111

The University of Cape Town is a public research university located in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

130 Strand Street, De Waterkant, Cape Town+27 21 461 8089

Vega School is a private tertiary education institution located in South Africa.

Varsity House, Belmont Park, Belmont Road Rondebosch, Cape Town+27 21 685 5021

Varsity College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education Ltd.

No. 4 Energy Lane, Century City, Cape Town, 7446+27 21 204 8000

Versatile and fully equipped, Century City Conference Centre accommodates up to 1900 guests across 20 different venues, providing the ideal location for all events.