Record festive season for Cape Town

The Mother City once again lived up to her festive season reputation, breaking records with the number of visitors who flocked here.

 

RECORD-FESTIVE

 

Figures for people moving through Cape Town International Airport over the period also increased significantly. During December 49,738 visitors were ferried to Robben Island – an increase of 4% over the previous December. Kirstenbosch Gardens received the most visitors ever for a single month in December with118,699 visitors, a 6% increase over the previous December.

 

Some 79,000 people visited Groot Constantia (up 25%), 129,039 went to Cape Point (up 15%), and 150,201 people visited Table Mountain (up 0.3%). While the V&A Waterfront had a 1% decrease in visitors for December, it attracted almost 1-million more visitors for the whole of 2016 compared to 2015