Beach, mountains, sun, great wine and good food are all top reasons why Cape Town makes for a great holiday destination.
But considering the past year and the pandemic impacting our daily lives, there are few things to keep in mind. Everyone wants information or advice on safe travels.
When planning your upcoming African Safari which could include spending a few days in Cape Town, or if you travel locally with family or friends on a micro-trip – there are a few things to consider when travelling post corona.
All cautiously, we realise that keeping your loved ones safe takes priority.
Already well-thought safety precautions and travel protocols have been implemented at accommodation establishments and all public spaces from the airport to transport facilities. Ensure you pick accommodations that keep to these regulations.
Keep in mind that wearing your mask in public places is compulsory and try to wash your hands regularly. Social distancing is key to protecting yourself and other travellers alike from curbing the spread of Covid19.
If you are arriving by air be ready to for screening procedures and be sure to have your PCR COVID test certificate if travelling internationally—no older than 72 hours.
Where to go
Cape Town has many top attractions, and you have to visit Table Mountain, officially one of the wonders of the world, the scene is worth a trip up in the cable car, alternatively, if you prefer a hike up the Mountain, this makes for a safe activity with family or friends.
Southern suburbs have so much to offer. Closely situated to the airport and city centre, the south provides many unique small towns with uniquely European style accommodations – offering views and activities.
With quaint little towns like Simonstown, a visit to Boulders Beach where you can view the African Penguin makes for a great day trip with the family. Another great stop if you stay for a weekend is to explore the towns naval museums and harbours.
If you love wine and are looking for privacy, exclusivity then we highly suggest a visit to the Winelands. Visiting famous wineries in Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Wellington and other Boland wineries town makes for one of the best Cape Town experiences.
Up the West Coast. With many towns on the Atlantic coast such as Paternoster, Veldrift, Langebaan to Saldanha and Cederberg Regions. These small towns and fishing villages offer great micro trips. They are also secluded and making for an incredible self-drive.
The best yet is that these small towns are safe and uniquely situated to take day trips by staying in one location.
Proudly safe and an ideal road trip destination – It will be safer as you will be limiting interactions with other travellers.
Whether travelling by car, motorhome or other means of transport, allowing for more flexibility, especially with stringent restrictions.
For those who enjoy the leisure and pre-arranged tailor-made packages – scheduled domestic flights and fly-in safaris are popular. Day tours, including private transfers, are also safe, easy and reliable.
Being able to combine a holiday with beach, Winelands and a variety of accommodation types that suite your budget and needs is pretty great. Even better is when you know you and your loved ones are going to be safe when coming for your next visit to Cape Town.
Wide-open spaces, nature, affordability, variety of things to do and places to see! Cape Town looks forward to having you! You can rest assured that travelling to Cape Town post corona is worth the getaway. Book your accommodation by contacting your local trusted agent for great deals and professional advice.