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Visit to Cape Town, SA

I am going on a trip to Cape Town, SA. Any advice about what to see and what to do while there? I will be there for two weeks. I have a safari planned for 3 days and will be inspecting a boat being built there - but other than that - don't have any plans.

all advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Did the same thing when we got our Voyage500

but stayed 3 weeks, we rented a condo at the "Marina" in the waterfront for less than the nice hotels, their small rental/sales office is next to the Grace hotel. rent a car for great day trips to the winerys and buy wine to load on the boat. Visit the hugh tourist area in the waterfront, they have many booths for information, also a internet area and eat at the german pub downstairs across the walkway, great beer and I like their meatloaf and mashed potatos. Cape Town is awsome. Craig
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Stay safe

Hey, I know that a lot of South Africans would knock me for sying this but it is quite a good place for street muggings and stuff so whilst it is an "awesome" place, try to stay safe. Here are a few things:

- Don't draw cash from an ATM while you're alone or in lonely places, rather go into a bank.
- Don't carry a lot of cash on you
- Don't walk to and from places at night, take a cab.

I'm not suggesting paranoid behaviour, just a good dose of awareness. The folks are generally real friendly but there are those that don't have a lot and want it.

Enjoy the trip.
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