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Cheap Flights to Cape Town

Why Book a Cheap Flight to Cape Town at Travel Nation?

We offer cheap flights to Cape Town from many local and international destinations. The Mother City is a truly beautiful place and it is without doubt one of the most incredible and vibrant cities in the world. Cape Town has something for everyone – the beach, beautiful ocean, striking mountainous landscape, winelands and much more beyond. 

Cheap Flights to Cape Town

Things to Do in Cape Town

  • Take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain
  • Climb up Lion’s Head and watch the sunset
  • Take a harbour boat ride at the V&A Waterfront
  • Stroll around the vibrant, colourful area of Bo Kaap
  • Spend the day on Camps Bay beach and at the tiny cafes that line the promenade
  • See the incredible view of Table Mountain from Blouberg Beach
  • Walk from Clifton to Camps Bay for a breathtaking view
  • Visit Hout Bay Harbor for some fish and chips and a stroll around the town
  • Walk down the eclectic, vibrant Long Street in the centre of the city.

Brief History of Cape Town

Cape Town’s formal written history dates back to Bartholomeu Dias’s travel journals from 1488. Before that, not much is known about the region and everything we do know today has been derived from studying the natural landscape.

The Portuguese were the first Europeans to arrive on South African soil  - first with Bartholomeu Dias and later with Vasco da Gama in 1497. The massive flat-shaped mountain was named ‘Table of the Cape’ or Taboa da caba in 1503 by one of the Portuguese admirals who arrived in the region.

In the 1500’s the Portuguese left the region and in 1652 the Dutch arrived. Jan van Riebeeck stepped out on African soil and established a halfway station for ships travelling from Europe to India. Van Riebeeck led the creation of gardens and vegetable farming as subsistence for those stopping in the area. Later, Indians immigrated to the region as they were banished there by the Dutch. 

How to Book Cheap Flights to Cape Town?

Booking cheap flights to Cape Town through Travel Nation is as easy as one, two, three. Simply make use of our booking form. Fill out all your booking details and requirements and you will be provided with a list of available cheap flights, accommodation or car hire (depending on your need). We work with top travel suppliers within South Africa to ensure that our special booking system is updated with the most reasonable, competitive booking rates in South Africa. Once you’ve made your selection, simply follow the steps to confirm the booking and make the payment.