The Mother City is filled with beauty, wonder, adventure, excitement, and a vibrant contagious energy, and this is no different during her stunning winter season. While the sun may set a little earlier, rise a little later, and the temperatures gradually start to cool down, Cape Town in winter is absolutely wonderful and not at all what you might expect. Boasting beautiful lush greenery, a stunning mild Mediterranean climate, thriving marine life and stunning landscapes, winter in Cape Town is everything you could imagine and so much more. Not to mention the variety of thrilling experiences, adventures and spectacular sights just waiting the be discovered. If you’re planning a winter Cape Town trip or getaway, you sure are in for a treat!

Here are some of the top reasons to visit Cape Town in winter, and why you won’t regret a single second of your Western Cape winter experience.