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Cape Town Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Cape Town Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Cape Town is stunning from the sea to the sky. It has beautiful landscapes, delicious cuisines and numerous activities for all age groups. We’ve got you covered during your layover in the city, explore Cape Town like a local with these useful tips!

What to do in Cape Town for 24h to 48h

Hike Lion’s Head: One of the most popular is Lion’s Head, a slightly challenging but rewarding climb.

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Cable Car up to Table Mountain: You can hop on the cable car to scale nearby Table Mountain and see its panoramic views over Cape Town.

City Bus Sightseeing Tour: Cape Town hosts a wonderful hop-on and hop-off double decker that will take you through all the main highlights: The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the Clock Tower, Foreshore, 81 Long Street, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, and Camps Bay. It’s a great way to get a brief overview of town!

WOC Tip: Plus you can buy cableway tickets to Table Mountain onboard and skip the lines!

Shop at Watershed: The Watershed is an indoor market on the waterfront that offers a variety of treats, including artist exhibitions, workshops, and products for your mind and body.

Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden: The Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden is home to a large collection of African plants and offers trails carved out for trekkers and stone sculptures set in the gardens for artists.

Cape Point Road Trip: Take a drive along the beautiful coastal road to scenic Cape Point. Cape Point is located in the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and has dramatic views of the ocean, a charming historical lighthouse, and dangerous rocks that have led to many a shipwreck in olden times.
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Where to Eat in Cape Town

Willoughby & Co: Willoughby & Co on Victoria Wharf is the locals’ much-loved, go-to restaurant for sushi.

The Biscuit Mill: Once a biscuit factory, it now hosts a market featuring more than 100 specialty traders every Saturday.

Mama Africa: As the restaurant claims, “If you haven’t been to Mama Africa, you haven’t been to Cape Town.” A vibrant yet cozy oasis where you can enjoy authentic live music, traditional foods, such as shaved meats and game kebab, and a gift shop open in the evenings.

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Codfather: Codfather Seafood & Sushi is a lively restaurant that’s always full of hungry patrons.

Truth Coffee or Tribe Coffee: Grab your daily cup of joe at Truth Coffee or Tribe Coffee—both exceptional cafés in the heart of Cape Town. Truth Coffee boasts a relaxed yet trendy steampunk vibe, while Tribe Coffee is an unassuming café just a brief walk from the Woodstock train station.

The Test Kitchen: Test Kitchen is a blend of South African and Latin cuisine with dishes including home-smoked trout with parsley jellies and saffron pickled onions, light curry-glazed kingklip, and cauliflower salad with caper and pine nut salsa.

Getting Around in Cape Town

The best way to explore the city is by renting a car- because although the street signage can be a bit confusing, you’ll find that the city is auto-friendly with ample parking and not a lot of traffic.

WOC Tip: You can also use the Uber app to get around if driving on your own doesn’t sound like a great idea.

Flight Attendants discounts in South Africa

World Of Crew gets you a few awesome deals only for cabin crews in Cape Town. Have a look into these and let us know if you manage to visit them during your layover!

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Any cool experience to share in Cape Town ?

How was your layover in Cape Town? Did you discover any new places? If so, please do share these useful tips with your fellow cabin crew, by commenting below!

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