Cable cars in Western Cape South Africa

Western Cape Vacations: Maritime Wonders

The Western Cape is known for its rugged coast, incredible wildlife, and rich history. Soar to new heights with a ride to the summit of Table Mountain on the Aerial Cableway, or lace up your hiking boots and trek one of the mountain’s many trails. Journey to Cape Point where you can admire breathtaking views of the Cape of Good Hope and learn about the Cape’s significance to maritime history. Whether you want to take a wine tour through the Cape Winelands or want to dive with sharks, Liberty Travel’s vacation consultants can match you with a Western Cape vacation package that’s just your pace.

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Western Cape at a Glance

Currency: South African Rand

Tipping Customs: 10-15% is customary

Power Up: Plug type D (3-Pronged), 230V

Popular Drink: Pinotage - signature wine of South Africa

Must Eat: Boerewors - a type of sausage

Language: English


Weather: The Western Cape has a Mediterranean climate, with mild rainy winters and warm summers.

Best Time to Visit: Year-round, though June, July, August bring winter weather, with January and February bringing summer weather.

Western Cape Deals

Dolphins in the surf in Western Cape South Africa

Top Things to Do in the Western Cape

Visit Table Mountain National Park
Enjoy spectacular views from the summit of Table Mountain, which you can access by cable car or by hiking, and then travel to Cape Point at the Cape of Good Hope for stunning views.

Stroll the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
View indigenous species as you stroll the winding paths of this botanical garden.

Dive with Sharks in Gansbaai
Gansbaai is known as the Great White Capital of the world. See the sharks from the safety of the boat, or if you’re feeling adventurous, dive with the sharks in a cage.

Drink in the Cape Winelands
Journey along some of Western Cape’s most celebrated wine routes and taste South Africa’s wines.

Whales and Dolphins at Tsitsikamma National Park
See dolphins and whales at this national park that boasts diving, snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, sailing, and even bungee jumping opportunities.

Monkeys native to Western Cape, South Africa

Western Cape Vacation Packages: Pure South Africa the Liberty Travel Way

Whether you’re looking for a wine tasting honeymoon or want an exotic adventure with the sharks along the coast, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a Western Cape vacation package crafted just for you.

When you book with us, you get:

  • Real People. More than a travel agent, your Western Cape consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
  • Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of the Western Cape for a truly personalized booking experience.
  • Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive Western Cape vacation packages, including our Journeys.
  • Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

We know the Western Cape. Leave the planning to us.