Things to Do in Clifton

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Clifton 4th Beach

Clifton 4th Beach

Beaches in Clifton (0.2 km from Clifton)

The sugar-white sand of Clifton 4th Beach is usually sardine packed with beautiful people everywhere. Of all four spectacular Clifton beaches, this is the top beach spot for people watching, sunbathing, beach volleyball, frisbee and barbecues. On calm days you’ll see a flotilla of yachts anchored close to shore – braaing their catch of kreef...

Clifton 3rd

Clifton 3rd

Beaches in Clifton (0.4 km from Clifton)

Just around the rocky corner of Clifton's famous 4th Beach you'll find the smaller 3rd Beach. 3rd Beach is suitable for people who appreciate a little more privacy, as it's not as busy as neighboring 4th beach. Access is via stairs, or you can simply walk across from 4th Beach.

Clifton 2nd

Clifton 2nd

Beaches in Clifton (0.6 km from Clifton)

Another superb stretch of sand along the Clifton waters, 2nd Beach is a popular location used by students and beach sport enthusiasts. Easily accessible from Victoria Road and from the other Clifton Beaches, visitors shouldn't have a problem getting to the sand. Parking on Victoria Road can be an issue as you get closer to 4th Beach however. The...

Clifton 1st

Clifton 1st

Beaches in Clifton (0.8 km from Clifton)

Clifton 1st is nicely tucked away from the busy crowds, mainly used by the local residents and surfers. Located closest to Sea Point on the northern side, Clifton 1st enjoys the best waves, hence it's popularity with surfers. Just like all the opther Clifton beaches, 1st beach is easily accessible from the road via stairs, or via a nice walk...

Things to do near Clifton

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Houseboat at Kraalbaai, West Coast National Park

West Coast National Park

Game Reserve in West Coast National Park (85.8 km from Clifton)

The West Coast National Park stretches from Yzerfontein up to the edge of Langebaan and surrounds most of the enormous Langebaan Lagoon. Just a one-hour drive north of Cape Town lies this watersports junkie’s paradise offering awesome kayaking, snorkelling and some of the best windsurfing and kite surfing on the planet.During summer, migratory...

Sea Point Pavillion Swimming Pool

Sea Point Pavillion Swimming Pool

Popular Attractions in Sea Point (2.8 km from Clifton)

A prominent landmark of the area, the Sea Point Pavillion Swimming Pool has been around since the 1950s, keeping locals and visitors chilled during summer's heat. The Olympic-sized pool's water is sourced from the ocean itself, so expect a nice cool swim when you jump in. There are two other smaller pools available, as well as a shallow pool for...

Sea Point Promenade

Sea Point Promenade

Popular Attractions in Sea Point (3.6 km from Clifton)

The Sea Point Promenade is an attractive paved walkway that stretches from the Green Point Lighthouse to the other side of Sea Point, much loved by the locals and visitors. The walkway is flanked by well-manicured lawns, popular for picnics and informal soccer or cricket games. It’s a fabulous place to walk, ogle passers by, or kick back and...

Theatre on the Bay

Theatre on the Bay

Galleries and Museums in Camps Bay (1.4 km from Clifton)

Pieter Toerien's beautifully intimate Theatre on the Bay offers all the latest and best shows in town. Theatre goers can enjoy a good mix of local and international drama, musicals, comedy, cabaret, music and dance.The theatre is also home to the Act I Theatre Café, a fabulous restaurant that is open for dinner before and after the shows. Enjoy a...

Table Mountain Cable Car

Table Mountain Cable Car

Popular Attractions in Cape Town (3.1 km from Clifton)

Get aerial and go up in the cableway for awesome panoramic views of Cape Town - the most spectacular sights are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 10 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all passengers get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The cable cars depart every 10-15...

Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park

Game Reserve in Table Mountain National Park (12.1 km from Clifton)

One of the New7Wonders of Nature, Table Mountain is the centrepiece of the Table Mountain National Park. The easiest way of visiting Table Mountain is to ride up in the Cable Car, which operates every day, except in bad weather conditions. But it's a great walk, either up, down or both ways. Platteklip Gorge, just east of the Cable Station, is a...

Cape Point

Cape Point

Game Reserve in Cape Point (46.8 km from Clifton)

Okay, so Cape Point is not the place where the Atlantic meets the Indian Ocean and neither is it the southernmost point of Africa. Nevertheless, it is far more spectacular and a lot more accessible than the actual tip at Cape Agulhas. It's also one of the most visited attractions in Cape Town.Cape Point is the highlight in any Cape Town tour, and...

Glen Beach

Glen Beach

Beaches in Camps Bay (0.6 km from Clifton)

Glen Beach is a gorgeous snow-white sandy beach set in a tiny enclave flanked by massive granite boulders on the Atlantic Seaboard. These rocky outcrops not only amplify the picturesque cove-like setting but also provide a windshield from the South Easter. This intimate beach is nestled in the middle of the famous Camps Bay Beach and glamorous...

Camps Bay Beach

Camps Bay Beach

Beaches in Camps Bay (0.9 km from Clifton)

The stunning setting, pristine white sands and dazzling blue waters leave no doubt as to why Camps Bay Beach was awarded Blue Flag Beach status. One of the few Cape Town beaches on the Western Seaboard that is not protected from the south east wind, Camps Bay Beach is still very popular and quite frenetic with families, stylish singles, tourists,...

St Yves Beach Club

St Yves Beach Club

Bars Nightclubs in Camps Bay (1.2 km from Clifton)

Situated in one of the most beautiful locations in South Africa, Camps Bay 'golden mile', St Yves Beach Club, is ready for you – and the summer! St Yves overlooks one of the most breath-taking ocean views of Cape Town’s Atlantic seaboard. Not only is it a landmark for fabuluous celebrations and entertainment, the club has become the party...

Saunders Beach

Saunders Beach

Beaches in Bantry Bay (1.4 km from Clifton)

Saunders Beach is one of the Mother City's hidden gems if you're looking for a quiet and relaxed spot to chill in the sunshine. Of all Cape Town's beaches, you're guaranteed that not a single trader will bother you on this small beach. Facilities include a tidal pool, shower and ablution facilities.

Lion's Head

Lion's Head

Popular Attractions in Tamboerskloof (1.7 km from Clifton)

A long standing tradition in Cape Town is to climb Lion’s Head at full moon.The peak forms part of a dramatic backdrop with Table Mountain to the cityscape of Cape Town.Arm yourself with a bottle of Cape bubbly and plonk yourself down on the summit to watch the sun set over the ocean. The 360 degree views of the city and ocean are hypnotic, you...

Pipe Track Walk

Pipe Track Walk

Hiking Trail in Table Mountain National Park (2.1 km from Clifton)

The Pipe Track is an easy out-and-back contour path offering incredibly rewarding mountain and ocean views over Lion’s Head, Camps Bay and Bakoven. It starts where Kloof Nek Rd meets Tafelberg Rd and follows a pipe and trail along the Twelve Apostles section of Table Mountain. Park at the Kloof Nek parking lot and climb the stone steps to the...

Cape Town Tandem Paragliding

Cape Town Tandem Paragliding

Popular Attractions in Camps Bay (2.3 km from Clifton)

Cape Town Tandem Paragliding offers tandem paragliding flights from the famous Lion's Head and Signal Hill. You fly with safe, experienced and fully certified tandem flight instructors using only the best paragliding equipment. They offer tandem flights, cross country adventures, videos and souvenirs. No experience is required for tandem...

Lions Head Walk

Lions Head Walk

Hiking Trail in Table Mountain National Park (2.3 km from Clifton)

Lions Head proudly surveys Table Bay, Robben Island and the City Bowl on one side and Camps Bay on the other. The panoramic views are spectacular. It is the most awesome full moon hike – aim to summit at sunset. Remember to take your camera. Park your vehicle on Signal Hill Road at the starting point. Most of the route is fairly easy but it is...