The Mother City is home to many world-renowned attractions that inspire social media envy and send stampedes rushing in to snap the perfect picture for their profile page. If you didn’t already know, here are a few places in Cape Town ideal for your Instagram photoshoots.

1. Table Mountain

You can’t visit Cape Town without getting a photo of our most treasured landmark.

Whether it’s a shot of the view from her summit or her iconic outline, you can’t go wrong with Table Mountain.

 

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t a b l e v i e w πŸŒπŸ’™ #tablemountain

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Kick Tuesday off with an invincible attitude. Like you can take on the mountain and win. πŸ“Έ @picstagramms

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Sunday fun day… Sun’s out, make the most of this beautiful day. πŸ“Έ @a.mac.photo

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2. The Boomslang

One of our city’s most visited tourist spots is the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens.

You can’t visit this green haven of nature without taking a wander up to the Boomslang bridge, from which you can see the gardens below stretching out to meet Table Mountain’s foothills.

 

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The Boomslang🌲 🐍 (meaning: the tree snake) is a tree canopy trail in the Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa

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Bridge to the Enchanted Forest #capetown #southafrica #kirstenboschgardens #treecanopywalkway #boomslang

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3. The Cape Wheel

Located at the Western Cape’s most popular shopping destination, the Waterfront, the Cape Wheel is the backdrop to many a photograph.

 

4. Boulders Beach

Whether it’s because of the cute and inquisitive penguins or the strikingly contrasting white sands and blue skies you’ll find here, Boulders is the place to go to get the perfect picture.

Thousands of tourists photograph this beach every year.

 

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making so many unbelievable memories in Cape Town 🐧🌸 #southafrica #capetown

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Did you know that penguin partners are mates for life? #penguin 🐧

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5. Bo-Kaap

The bright colours of walls, unique architecture and history of Bo-Kaap call to photographers from all over the globe.

The area is one of the most photographed and widely-known in the city.

 

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Colocando uma corzinha na vida. Bom dia! β˜€οΈ #sthenaAfrica #lovecapetown #bokaap

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punch buggy πŸ˜‰

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6. Lion’s Head

Of course, we can’t forget to add Cape Town’s second favourite mountainous landmark to the list.

Lion’s Head has been photographed again and again and will live on in the social feed of the many who visit the Mother City.

 

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Another tough day in Africa . . . #capetown #lionshead #tablemountain #lovecapetown #homesweethome

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7. The Clock Tower Steps

Originally a plain set of stairs, the Clock Tower Steps at the V&A Waterfront received a colorful makeover in 2014.

Now, the stairs receive visitors posing on them on a daily basis.

 

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Golden state mind πŸ™‡πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

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CalΓ§a modelo pantacourt de couro carmim usada com tΓͺnis e jaqueta jeans! #howtowear #vizleather #pecasatemporais

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8. The Muizenberg Beach Huts

Many have seen pictures of the famous Muizenberg beach huts.

These colorful changing rooms provide an ideal background for photos and look especially stunning during sunset.

 

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Just living. Muizenberg πŸ–πŸ’ž

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Pictures: Adam Harrower

Article written by

Aimee Pace

Aimee is an avid gamer, enthusiastic yogi and animal lover. Addicted to anime, coffee and plant-based meals. Current favourite pastimes include, sewing and learning Japanese.