My World : V&A Waterfront

08 Jun
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront offers a range of specialty shops, craftmarkets, theatres, numerous restaurants and bars, an arena where open air performances are presented and various other entertainment options such as sunset boat cruises. A number of businesses and hotels are also located within its boundaries.

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The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the historic heart of Cape Town’s working harbour is South Africa’s most-visited destination, having the highest rate of foreign tourists of any attraction in the country.  Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain and set against a backdrop of sea and mountain views, it offers a variety of shopping and entertainment options to visitors, intermingled with office locations, hotels such as the historical Breakwater Lodge once a 19th century prison and luxury apartments in the residential marina.

It houses the Nelson Mandela Gateway which offers boat trips to Robben Island, as well as the Two Oceans Aquarium. [wikipedia]

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Posted by on June 8, 2009 in South Africa, Western Cape


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24 responses to “My World : V&A Waterfront

  1. Maria

    June 8, 2009 at 9:16 pm

    A phantastic picture! The clouds rolling over the mountain are especially interesting!
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Carver

    June 8, 2009 at 9:22 pm

    That looks like a beautiful waterfront. Interesting post and photograph.

  3. Fishing Guy

    June 8, 2009 at 9:23 pm

    Pierre: What a neat look at the waterfront of your world.

  4. barb

    June 8, 2009 at 9:56 pm

    What a magnificent view! The best of both worlds, the mountains and the sea together!

  5. Gandalf and Grayson

    June 8, 2009 at 9:56 pm

    What a view! I can see why it is the most visited spot!

  6. SandyCarlson

    June 8, 2009 at 10:08 pm

    That looks like a warm and wonderful place.

  7. Sylvia Kirkwood

    June 8, 2009 at 11:21 pm

    What a fantastic shot, Pierre! And what a beautiful place!

  8. James

    June 8, 2009 at 11:27 pm

    It looks like a great place, but I really like the cloudy mountains in the back ground.

  9. Guy D

    June 8, 2009 at 11:41 pm

    Great looking waterfront, I’d love to take a walk around there.

    Have a fantastic week
    Regina In Pictures

  10. Baruch

    June 9, 2009 at 1:36 am

    Great to see the table cloth over Table Mountain. Always great seeing the “Mother City” 🙂

  11. Catherine Bardrick

    June 9, 2009 at 1:48 am

    looks a very pretty waterfront..but why Alfred and not Albert??

  12. Maria

    June 9, 2009 at 2:59 am

    how amazing. Look at that mountain. What a great view.

  13. Arija

    June 9, 2009 at 2:59 am

    A very beautiful waterfront complex with so much to offer scenically andother possibilities. Lovely photo with table mountain.

  14. Wren

    June 9, 2009 at 4:25 am

    Lovely photos – I’m impressed with how much this waterfront is like others I’ve known, and how much it has its own individual character.

  15. Paul

    June 9, 2009 at 4:56 am

    excellent pictures!

  16. Gaelyn

    June 9, 2009 at 6:51 am

    The clouds rolling over Table Mt look like a wave is about to drown the buildings below. I’ll have to visit this area when I’m in Cape Town in March.

    • Pierre

      June 9, 2009 at 8:44 am

      There’s an old myth about those clouds… supposedly it is the smoke from the pipe of an old Dutchman, van Donck, who sat behind the mountain (making a deal with the Devil, if I recall it properly). Must admit that, as a child growing up right at the foot of the mountain, I often feared the sea would come over it and obliterate all.

  17. Sharon S. (Canarybird)

    June 9, 2009 at 2:00 pm

    Very lovely view Pierre! I also like those clouds rolling over the mountain.

  18. Wolynski

    June 9, 2009 at 4:17 pm

    Now that’s great waterfront – so pretty with the mountain in the background – great photo.

  19. Sailor Girl

    June 9, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    I LOVE YOUR WORLD!!! I’m Portuguese (besides a citizen of the World…) and this photo tells me SO much!! Thank you!!!

  20. Karen

    June 10, 2009 at 6:22 am

    Looks like an exciting and vibrant place to visit..

  21. Enriqueta

    May 2, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    Awesome article.


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