Best Scenic Photographic Spots in and around Cape Town

Time and again, top travel publications vote Cape Town one of the best cities in the world, and it is easy to see why – no other place offers such diversity and breathtaking natural beauty. The ‘Mother City’ is one of the most photogenic locations in the world, with jaw-dropping scenery that makes a trip here an absolute must on any traveller’s bucket list.

To help you draft a photo-worthy itinerary, we have compiled a list of some of our favourite ‘Shot Hot Spots’. In addition, we also share a list of what we think are some of Cape Town’s top ‘Igers’ (Instagrammers), to get you in the mood while planning your trip.

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Cape Town's Hot Spots


GPS -33.8232737,18.4763076

Bo-Kaap (Malay Quarter)
GPS -33.9215342,18.4128168

Camps Bay Beach
GPS -33.9511112, 18.3774614

Cape Point Lighthouse
House GPS -34.3562232,18.4913078

Cape Town Stadium
GPS -33.904791,18.4076564

Chapmans Peak Drive
GPS -34.0515621,18.3634572

Hout Bay Harbour
GPS -34.046937,18.3459553

Stanley's Rock
GPS -33.9828487,18.3604559

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
GPS -33.9875011,18.4305333

Lion's Head
PS -33.9350367,18.3802161

Llandudno Beach
GPS -34.0081098,18.3390215

Nelson Mandela Street Art
GPS -33.9285931,18.4249364

Oudekraal Beach
GPS -33.9872383,18.3495821

Pipe Track, Table Mountain
GPS -33.9635262,18.3880314

Platteklip Gorge, Table Mountain
GPS -33.9595509,18.410854


Robben Island
GPS -33.7997539,18.3700947

Sea Point Promenade
GPS -33.9116791,18.3861834

Signal Hill
GPS -33.9172917,18.3951553

St James
GPS -34.1191882, 18.4561471

Table Mountain
GPS -33.9575878,18.4031689

The Penguins at Boulders Beach
GPS -34.197116, 18.451423

Wally's Cave, Lions Head
GPS -33.9377886,18.3876455

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