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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Welcome to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront where shopping and entertainment venues effortlessly combine with a bustling harbour, ocean panoramas and mountain landscapes. There is much to do and encounter here, so come on down for an unforgetable experience at the V&A Waterfront.

One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront calls to mind an ealier epoch of Cape Town's harbour. This charming busy commercial harbour is an integral part of an enormous entertainment venue with pubs, restaurants, specialty shops, craft markets, theatres, movies and of course plenty of top class luxury accommodation.

The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is located on the western edge of Cape Town's working harbour. Indeed it is South Africa's most popular and visited destination attracting both locals and tourists.

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The setting of the V&A Waterfront is a mix of the grandiose and modest simplicity with a breathtakingly spectacular views of Table Mountain in the background, mixed with a milieu of extravagant shopping and thrilling entertainment venues blending together with creative business offices, renowned hotels, superb restaurants, coffee shops and luxury self catering accommodation.



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One of the top attractions at the V&A Waterfront is the intriguing Two Oceans Aquarium where one can view the fascinating underwater world of both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The Two Oceans Aquarium boasts well over 3000 sea creatures in all their glory and is especially popular with children of all ages.

V&A Waterfront

There is also the Iziko Maritime Museum which features the history of shipping from prehistoric times to the present day. For anyone interested in the maritime world Maritime Museum gives an overview of shipping in Cape Town from the ealy days right up to modern times.

The V&A Waterfront is also the home of the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island where ferries depart for Robben Island when weather permits. Boat trips around the harbour and along the coast down to Hout Bay, Cape Poimt and even as far as Simonstown and Seal Island in False Bay are popular. There are also exciting chopper rides which take off from the V&A Waterfront.

The focal points of the Waterfront are the iconic Victorian Gothic-style Clock Tower, which was built in 1882 as the Port Captains Office, and fully restored in 1997; and the Time Ball Tower, which enabled ships to correct their chronometers, built in 1894 and restored and recommisioned in 1997. Nearly all the buildings in the V&A Waterfront are heritage buildings, built in a Victorian Industrial style architecture and lovingly restored.