The ancient harbor that embodies the most contemporary experience
The V&A (Victoria &Albert) Waterfront is docked in the heart of Cape Town. With a name that pays homage to Queen Victoria and her son Alfred, and as the trading point to the East, the harbor was born in 1860 and revitalized in 1988. Then it became the center of the city
With more visitors than anywhere else on the African continent, the V&A Waterfront brings together shopping malls, hotels, markets, restaurants, and various entertainment venues.
There's something for everyone. For those who like to shop, Victoria Wharf is the Waterfront's largest shopping mall. If you prefer tradition and handicrafts, there is always the Craft Market..
There are also plenty of places to eat. In addition to the usual restaurants, there is the Market Food, a market with several different stalls selling their specialty. For entertainment, there is nothing better than crossing the bridge, which becomes mobile to allow the passage of boats, or having fun on the Cape Wheel, which offers a 360º view of the whole city.
The V&A Waterfront brings together more than 400 shops with local and international products.
Open Hours: Shopping: daily from 9am to 9pm.
Information Center: 9am - 6pm (October - April); 9am - 5pm (May - September)