The 2010 FIFA World Cup might have introduced the world to Green Point but there are plenty of reasons that the suburb has always been an exciting and beautiful destination to explore. The beachside suburb is nearby many attractions belonging to Cape Town. Find out what the buzz is all about with our top five things to do in Green Point.
1. Explore the Atlantic seaboard
Discover picturesque scenery along the Atlantic Seaboard that stretches from the V&A Waterfront to the mesmerising views of the Cape Peninsula. This is an incredible journey to experience, as you’ll get to see many neighbourhoods dotted along the route as well as Cape Town’s most popular destinations, which include:
- Camps Bay
- Bantry Bay
- Sea Point
- Granger Bay
- Clifton beaches
- Signal Hill
- Misty Cliffs.
2. Shop at the Cape Quarter
If you enjoy shopping be sure to pop in at Cape Quarter as it has over 100 classy retail stores and restaurants to enjoy.
Visit the fashion stores to scoop some deals on the local and international brands or relax at one of the vibrant coffee shops. Also, Cape Quarter has a popular grocery store suited to all your needs, health and beauty businesses, jewellers and even art galleries in the vicinity.
3. Green Point Urban Park
Keep fit and enjoy the wonderful biodiversity of the Green Point Urban Park. Try cycling, the outdoor gym and even join in on an outdoor art class. From the park you’ll be able to see the Green Point Stadium where the 2010 Soccer World Cup took place. Pack a picnic basket and spend the day in the sun with family and friends with a view of the glistening lake. The park is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day.
4. V&A Waterfront
Aside from shopping for designer labels or watching a movie in 4D, there’s other fun and exciting things to do in the V&A Waterfront. These activities include:
- Helicopter trips
- Canal cruises
- Searching for gems at the scratchpatch
- Visiting the aquarium
- Yacht rides.
Experience and explore the wonders of Green Point with the above list of things to do and book a stay at one of the popular accommodations such as Jambo Guest House to take full advantage of all it has on offer.