Cape Town, Mother City of Africa, and the Western Cape, an area which is regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the world. The city is a rare cultural gem, resulting from the amalgamation of Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers, the local Bushman and Hottentot tribes and the Bantu tribes from the north. The impressive presence of Table Mountain, flanked by the legendary Devil's Peak and historical Signal Hill, stands proudly above the city. Beautiful white sandy beaches along a peaceful coastline frame the Cape Peninsula, which is famed for its unique floral kingdom, bountiful rivers, vleis and dams and magnificent countryside. The surrounding area extends far into the winelands, green in summer and red-gold in autumn.
The city boasts an array of entertainment, ranging from outdoor activities and adventures in the sun to a roaring night life under neon signs. The vast range of shopping opportunities includes haggling with shopholders at Greenmarket Square Flea Market, as well as breezing through sophisticated and stylish shopping malls. The huge variety of Cape Town’s restaurants reflects the multicultural history of the Cape and caters for everyone's taste, from fast-food outlets and casual to the chic to the very elegant. A city of culture, built on a history that is reflected in the architecture, cuisine, music and dance. This together with a warm summer and temperate winter climate and a friendly community, makes the Western Cape is an ideal destination throughout the year.
Suggested activities to partake in while visiting Cape Town include: The Castle of Good Hope, Table Mountain, Robben Island, Cape Point Nature Reserve, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Boulders Penguin Colony, Clifton Beaches, Wine Route and City Sightseeing Bus Tours.
IMPC 2020 delegates and partners may visit the IMPC Travel Desk outside of Auditorium 1 for more information and/or for tour bookings. Alternatively, please follow links below for more information: