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Rent a motorhome in Kapstadt

Across the Cape Peninsula to the Cape of Good Hope

Kapstadt, known as Cape Town in English, is one of the three capitals of South Africa and the largest city in the country. Bordered by penguin-laden beaches and stunning mountains, there’s nowhere quite like this city in the world.

If you’re wondering whether Kapstadt might be the place for you to start your motorhome rental holiday with motorhomebookers.com, keep reading to find out more about this remarkable place.

Top 5 facts about Kapstadt

  1. The Company’s Garden is located right in the middle of the city and is the oldest garden in South Africa, featuring a pear tree that was originally planted in 1652 by Dutch navigator Jan van Riebeeck.
  2. Kapstadt is bordered by Table Mountain, a stunning mountain that the residents of Kapstadt are so proud of; they even light it up from time to time to really show it off.
  3. The city is home to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, which are notable for being the first in the world to be devoted to a country’s indigenous plant life, and are home to over 7,000 plant species.
  4. There are many beautiful routes to take from Kapstadt, but arguably one of the most popular follows the famous Route 62 across most of the country to Port Elizabeth.
  5. While the continent of Africa isn’t necessarily the first to spring to mind when thinking about penguins, the beaches of South Africa are home to thousands of penguins.

These highlights await you when you rent a camper van in Kapstadt

Cape Town is one of the three capitals of South Africa, the legislative capital, to be precise, and also the largest city in the country. As you might expect, there is plenty to do inside the city before you start looking for everything else South Africa has to offer.

When you’ve finished soaking up all the culture and history on offer, you might enjoy a ride to the top of Table Mountain, which overlooks Cape Town in all its majestic glory. Of course, you can’t take your campervan up the mountain, but a cable car service has been in operation since 1929, and today’s cable cars even have rotating floors to give the passengers a panoramic view.

Finally, before heading out to see more of South Africa, consider a visit to Boulders Beach, which is home to thousands of penguins. Surprisingly, the penguin’s home is near a residential area, making it easy to get a closer look at them.

This makes Kapstadt particularly suitable as a starting point for your road trip

Kapstadt is one of the major cities in South Africa and a coastal town, making it an easy city to travel to by air or sea. You immediately have access to the South African coastline from Cape Town, but if you’d like to travel a bit more inland, Cape Town is right on the famous South African Route 62, which can take you all the way to the other side of the country.

Camper van hire: Useful information for a trip through Kapstadt

To hire a camper motorhome in South Africa, you will need to be at least 23 years old, although some rental companies may allow 21-year-olds to rent campers from them.

Wild camping is, practically speaking, not permitted in South Africa. Technically, there is no law against it, but in practice, most of the land you will travel on will be owned land and require express permission to camp legally.

Rent a motorhome now and discover the region around Kapstadt

From stunning mountains to country-spanning highways, it’s not hard to see why Kapstadt makes a great place to start or finish an epic South African campervan vacation. When you’re ready to start planning yours, head over to motorhomebookers.com to find the perfect camper hire for your trip.

Stunning shot of Camps Bay Beach - Cape Town, South Africa.

Campervan rental in Cape Town

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