Cape Town Car Rental

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Cape Town is South Africa’s largest and most southern city, famous for its beautiful harbour and natural settings. As it was the first European settlement in South Africa, Cape Town is culturally diverse and offers lots for travellers to see and do. Rich in history, culture and breathtaking scenery, and a perfect departure point for boating trips and cruises Cape Town is among the most popular destinations for visitors to South Africa.

DriveAway makes hiring a car in Cape Town easy and affordable. In conjunction with the largest car hire suppliers from most major airports and downtown locations, DriveAway can provide you with a wide variety of vehicle selections at an unbeatable price. Book Online with DriveAway for fully inclusive or non-inclusive rates available at all Cape Town car hire locations. DriveAway offers a variety of vehicles at competitive rates with our reputable suppliers. Our suppliers are conveniently located at Cape Town Airport Terminal and also offer downtown depots located in the city. Cape Town Airport is located 26 kilometres from the city, approximately a 20 minute scenic drive.

Driving through Cape Town

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Drive through Bo-Kaap neighbourhood located on a hill in the south. A common location for photo and film shoots as it features a collection of rows of coloured buildings, each painted a different striking colour. Also provides views over Cape Town and is an opportunity to try local South African street food.

Visit the Castle of Hope – South Africa’s oldest surviving building built in the 17th Century. Here you will find exhibitions featuring historical military artefacts. Learn about the history of the castle and enjoy some local cuisine at the castle’s restaurant or café. For travel of a different kind, horse and carriage rides are offered daily at numerous sessions.

Table Mountain is easily the most recognisable natural landmark of Cape Town. It is a flat-topped mountain overlooking the city, and forms part of the Table Mountain National Park. Locals and travellers often enjoy hiking on Table Mountain and there are a number trails available which vary in difficultly. There is also a cable cart which takes visitors to the summit and provides spectacular 360 degree views of Cape Town and the surrounding areas.

Marvel at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, it is known to be one of the most attractive botanical gardens in the world. It is home to native flora of South Africa, including rare and medicinal plants. There are frequent art displays, concerts at various times of the year, and is a perfect location to have a picnic or enjoy a meal at one of the several restaurants in the gardens.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx.km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 805 8
Cape Town to George 433 4.5
Cape Town to Springbok 562 5.5

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