Everything you need to know about Cape Town’s Travel Depot

01 June 2017

If you’re planning to hop on or hop off at City Sightseeing’s ticket office at 81 Long Street (stop 5), there’s plenty to see at the Travel Depot while you wait for the next red bus.

Launched in 2015, this hub is a one-stop tourism spot with a range of retail and tourism traders from around the Western Cape under one roof. Don’t know where to find them? Just take a walk down the stairs at stop 5 to discover your next Mother City adventure.

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Get a feel for the city with Cape Town Tourism

If you’ve seen the #lovecapetown hashtag floating around on social media, then you’re familiar with Cape Town Tourism. The region’s official tourism organisation has all the information  you need: from where to go and where to stay to weekly special offers.

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Shop local at Amiti

South African design is booming and there’s plenty of high-quality products to choose from at Amiti design collective. Located at the Travel Depot, the shop showcases locally produced jewellery, clothing, art, leather, beading, skin-care products and more. Pop in to find a gorgeous gift for someone special, or treat yourself.

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Safari away at Aquila

Offering Big Five safaris and with a keen focus on wildlife conservation, Aquila Private Game Reserve is just a couple of hours’ drive from Cape Town and offers an ideal getaway for all seasons. You can spoil a loved one with a safari-and-spa day out, go on a day trip or choose an exciting overnight safari package.

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Go underwater with Shark Zone

Seeing a great white shark up close is definitely a bucket-list item, but if you’re not ready to get into a wetsuit just yet, Shark Zone offers a multitude of outdoor adventures, from winelands tours and day-trip safaris to whale watching. With more than a decade in the tourism industry, the company will make sure you’re in the right hands.

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A bird’s eye view courtesy of Cape Town Helicopters

Take flight and enjoy views from up high over the scenic Cape Town coastline and the winelands with Cape Town Helicopters. Plan a romantic date, a luxe VIP day out or a cool birthday surprise for a loved one and arrive at your destination in style.

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Once you’ve explored the offerings at the shop and booked your adventures, buy tickets for any City Sightseeing tour,  or join a walking tour and get a feel for the city centre on foot before you hop on the red bus.

If you live in Cape Town, make the Travel Depot one of your stops on a monthly First Thursday nightlife outing.

For more information, follow the Travel Depot on Facebook and Twitter for the latest on specials and events.