Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Price guide: Free

Dock Road, Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001

Price guide: Free

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expert-rated things to do in Cape Town
Expert overall rating:4.3 out of 5
Value for money:
Recommended for:
Couples, Families with teenagers, Families with younger children, Live entertainment, People watching, Relaxation, Shopping, Sightseeing

Best for First-time visitors - Expert review of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

This bustling waterside destination ticks all the tourist boxes.

Named after Queen Victoria and her son Alfred who were present to mark the official beginning of construction of Cape Town’s harbour 150 years ago, the city’s most impressive retail and entertainment waterside hub is all about 21st-century expectations. From world-class hotels to smart shops galore, scores of eateries, outdoor entertainment facilities and a multiple screen cinema house, craft stops and curios, you won’t want to miss this spot. It's also a point of departure for numerous boat cruises and for visits to Robben Island. An all in one attraction that's a must for any visitor.

Price advice: 

Entrance is free, parking costs around 8 rand an hour.

Expert tips: 
You’ll need the better part of a day to get the full experience and come with your credit card loaded.

More information on Victoria & Alfred Waterfront :

Price guide:
Boat trip, Crafts
Dock Road, Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
+27 21 408 7600
Months open:
All year round
Opening times:
Daily 9am-9pm.

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