Family-Friendly Experiences in Cape Town

Cape Town is full of interesting experiences for the whole family
Cape Town is full of interesting experiences for the whole family | © Fashion Industries / Alamy Stock Photo
Culture Trip Travel Team

Cape Town is full of sights and experiences guaranteed to excite every member of the family, and a visit to the city isn’t complete without hitting at least a handful of them. Culture Trip’s curated list of family-friendly tours and experiences will take you to the very heart of this vibrant city.

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Cape Town is a little place with a lot to offer. South Africa’s coastal city, which sits beside the mighty Table Mountain, is a gorgeous combination of beautiful wildlife, blue waters and magnificent surrounding hills. On a visit to South Africa’s ‘mother city’, visitors can sample the culture of this amazing part of the world, from its art and music, to a little of its great outdoors.

Finding holiday activities that please every member of the family is hard work, but Cape Town has a plethora of outdoor and cultural experiences that will excite everyone from little ones to teenagers. From joining a traditional African dinner and drumming experience, to experiencing the amazing landscape and wildlife from the comfort of a guided tour, we’ve curated the recommendations below to enhance everyone’s holiday.

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It's the personal contact, the personal experiences. I love meeting people from all over the world... I really like getting to know everyone and feeling like I'm traveling with a group of friends.


I have so many places on my list, but I would really lobe to go to Africa. I consider myself an “adventure girl” and Africa feels like the ULTIMATE adventure!

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Every CULTURE TRIP Small-group adventure is led by a Local Insider just like Hanna.

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Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.

Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.

Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.

Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.

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