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

Instagram

Bloubergstrand
GPS -33.8232737,18.4763076
#bloubergstrand

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

Camps Bay Beach
GPS -33.9511112, 18.3774614
#campsbaybeach

Cape Point Lighthouse
House GPS -34.3562232,18.4913078
#capepoint

Cape Town Stadium
GPS -33.904791,18.4076564
#capetownstadium

Chapmans Peak Drive
GPS -34.0515621,18.3634572
#chapmanspeak

Hout Bay Harbour
GPS -34.046937,18.3459553
#houtbay

Stanley's Rock
GPS -33.9828487,18.3604559
#stanleysrock12A
#explore12A

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
GPS -33.9875011,18.4305333
#kirstenbosch

Lion's Head
PS -33.9350367,18.3802161
#lionshead

Llandudno Beach
GPS -34.0081098,18.3390215

Nelson Mandela Street Art
GPS -33.9285931,18.4249364
#streetart

Oudekraal Beach
GPS -33.9872383,18.3495821
#oudekraal

Pipe Track, Table Mountain
GPS -33.9635262,18.3880314
#pipetrack

Platteklip Gorge, Table Mountain
GPS -33.9595509,18.410854
#platteklipgorge

Instagram

Robben Island
GPS -33.7997539,18.3700947
#robbenisland

Sea Point Promenade
GPS -33.9116791,18.3861834
#seapointpromenade

Signal Hill
GPS -33.9172917,18.3951553
#signalhill

St James
GPS -34.1191882, 18.4561471
#OurStJames

Table Mountain
GPS -33.9575878,18.4031689
#tablemountain

The Penguins at Boulders Beach
GPS -34.197116, 18.451423
#bouldersbeach

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

Our favourite Cape Town Instagram accounts

Shots at Cape Town's Hot Spots on Instagram

Shots at Cape Town's Hot Spots on Instagram