The Cape Town International Airport is the second largest in South Africa. The largest is the O.R. Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg. The airport was extensively enlarged and upgraded in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Today it serves between 8 and 9 million passengers per year.
The terminal building was completely rebuilt and extended. It is now a split level design with the domestic and international departures on the top level and arrivals on the ground level. Both domestic and international departures check in in the same hall, after which they move to separate departure halls. The terminal has 120 check in desks and 20 self service kiosks. Arriving passengers pass through the old separate baggage collection sections before passing through to the new terminal building. The automated baggage handling system is capable of handling 30,000 bags per hour.
A large variety of retail outlets are situated on both the land and air sections of the terminal building. Outlets include book stores, foreign exchange services, souvenir outlets, grocery stores, clothing retailers, and duty-free outlets in the international departure section. Restaurants are located in the upper level with pleasing views of the terminal.
This tour covers the highlights of South Africa and is ideal for first time visitors to the country. It provides a mix of cities, countryside, historical sites, scenic drives, nature, wildlife, culture and people. This is the ‘southbound’ tour version that starts in Johannesburg and ends in Cape Town.
Highlights: Panorama Route , Blyde River Canyon , Kruger National Park , Swaziland , Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve , St. Lucia , Transkei , Hole-in-the-Wall , Garden Route , Storm’s River Mouth , Knysna , Cango Caves , Route 62 , Cape Winelands , Cape Town .
This tour covers the highlights of South Africa and is ideal for first time visitors to the country. It provides a mix of cities, countryside, historical sites, scenic drives, nature, wildlife, culture and people. This is the ‘northbound’ tour version that starts in Cape Town and ends in Johannesburg.
Highlights: Cape Town , Cape Winelands , Stellenbosch , Oudtshoorn , Route 62 , Garden Route , Oudtshoorn ostrich farms , Cango Caves , Knysna , Storm’s River Mouth , Coffee Bay , Wild Coast , Hibiscus Coast , San Lameer , Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve , St. Lucia , Swaziland , Kruger National Park , Panorama Route , Johannesburg .
Cape Town, situated in South Africa's Western Cape province, is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It’s the kind for place that you have to return to. It is special for various reasons, not least for its friendly, multicultural population. From here a variety of wonderful day tours are available.
South African wines are rated with those from the other top wine-producing regions in the world. The majority of wine estates, over 100 in fact, are found in the Cape Winelands, which is within easy reach of Cape Town and makes for a great one-day excursion.