Today South Africa is characterised by the kaleidoscope of cultures, traditions and religions that brought about the term Rainbow Nation. Without doubt a great way to experience the diversity of cultures is through the local food, often referred to as the Rainbow Cuisine. For the daring diner, South Africa offers culinary adventures ranging from crocodile and mopane worms to Ostrich eggs.
Cape Town, South Africa has many opportunities for a day trip or weekend adventure, with roads spiraling out in all directions from the city centre. Whether you're looking for a day in the winelands or quaint little towns on the fringes of the desert, there's something within driving distance. From the West Coast to Cape Point, Sea Point, Hout Bay, Kalk Bay, the Cape Winelands and the Karoo, here are some of the top road trips in and around Cape Town.