Cape Town is among the most spectacular city settings in the world. The city is famous for its harbor, natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region, beautiful landmarks such as Table Mountain, and superb beaches. The city centre, known as City Bowl, is the pulse of the Mother City. There is a great variety of running in Cape Town owing to the sea, mountains, and beautiful parks. Note: If you’d like to have a guided running experience in Cape Town, we highly recommend our affiliate partner Go! Running Tours.
The best places to run in Cape Town include Lions Head in Table Mountain Park, several seaside and beach runs, botanical gardens, parks, and a ‘runseeing’ tour of the historic city. For those who like hills, the run to Chapmans Peak offers a challenge and great views!
Transit options in Cape Town includes the MyCiTi bus service and taxis. The MyCiTi services includes linking the Airport to the Cape Town inner city, as well as all suburbs of the City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard all the way to Llandudno and Hout Bay. Cape Town has two kinds of taxis: metered taxis and minibus taxis.