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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Breakwater Boulevard, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 408 7600
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“ferris wheel” (178 reviews)
“lots of shops” (163 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Breakwater Boulevard, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 408 7600
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and i decided to go down to the waterfront and did not feel up to shopping so we went to watch two movies on the trot. Such an awesome centre movies shopping eating drinking boating museums if only more sea ports in south...More

Thank avlinsb
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We wandered fown to the waterfront on a Sunday not expecting anything to be happening and were welcomed by a lively scene of markets, bars, restaurants, live music and artisan food stalls. It's a stunning area where you can watch impressive boats arriving and departing,...More

Thank PelicanPeyta
Reviewed yesterday

Many shops, and places to eat/drink. But also a passing parade of boats, ferries , schoolkids, tourists. see the seals just near the Robben island ferry terminal.

Thank enjoyingitnow
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visit the V&A waterfront shopping complex every week as it is conveniently close to home. It is the perfect one stop destination for all my shopping needs from great fashion stores, homeware, electronics and of course grocery shopping. There are an array of great...More

Thank Julia S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I spent time at the Victoria & Albert Waterfront during our recent trip to Cape Town. It is both fun and beautiful. Cape Town has done a much better job gentrifying its waterfront than many other cities that have made the attempt...More

Thank ghartman
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of shops, restaurants, entertainment etc. The atmosphere was greatly enhanced by the groups of musicians, dancers etc who performed at various venues.

Thank Scouting-13
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the touristic heart of Cape Town. It is just the harbor constructed at the time of Queen Victoria, when South Africa was under the British Crown. You can find everything there, from restaurants Isophisticated and fast food), lots of crafts and cultural shops,...More

Thank masoares
Reviewed 2 days ago

The V&A has something for everyone, shopping, food, wine, sailing, cruising, adrenalin activities, views, beer, arts, culture, music, sealife, movies, helicopter trips, accommodation. You can find anything you want here and can spend anything from 1 hour to a few days.

Thank AbrieDeV
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Extremely popular, and out guide assured us that unless other parts of town, very safe, day and night. Anchored by a large Farris wheel that is lighted at night, there are many art galleries and boutiques (although our guide also said prices would be much...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It has every thing you could want for a holiday. Good choice of restaurants, bars, shopping and a good location as a base for touring the area.

Thank Norman W
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Is safe to walk from the train station to the waterfront ? Google shows it as taking about 30 mins
9 April 2017|
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Response from VAWaterfront | Property representative |
Good Day BJ125. Please note the below from My Cape Town regarding pedestrian safety on foot in Cape Town. The V&A Waterfront is a very safe area, but when walking from Town, please be cautious of your surroundings. If you... More
Mike D
Is it easy to get parking at the waterfront?
31 December 2016|
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Response from VAWaterfront | Property representative |
Good Day Mike D, Given the popularity of the V&A Waterfront’s annual New Year party, parking fills up quickly, and traffic congestion in the city can make getting into the Waterfront difficult. Visitors are encouraged to... More
Angela M
Is there any where showing the England v Scotland soccer game a big screen would be great
7 November 2016|
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Response from VAWaterfront | Property representative |
Good Day Angela M We cannot find this match on SuperSport, if Premier League is on then it will more likely show this, so we will schedule at our Amphitheatre as follows this weekend: Thursday 07h00 – 18h00 – Nedbank Golf... More