The fact that Cape Town is one of the world’s premier holiday destinations has created somewhat of a problem for tourists, albeit one of the most pleasant problems any tourist can encounter, namely what are the best things to do in Cape Town?
While diving with great white sharks, touching sharks is strictly forbidden. But the rush of looking a man eating predator in the eye is something that any participant will remember for the rest of his/her life.
Robben Island, which is located a few miles off the Southern Cape coast, is without doubt one of the most iconic prisons in the world. It was never a happy place- the island, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, started out as a military base, than it became a leper colony, then it housed a mental hospital, and most famously in recent times, it was the prison in which Nelson Mandela and other Struggle leaders spent many years.