Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Address: Dock Road, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Telephone: +27 21 408 7600

- Free


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.

Value for money

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.

Recommended for

  • Couples
  • Families with teenagers
  • Families with younger children
  • Live entertainment
  • People watching
  • Relaxation
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing