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When looking for Top tourist attractions /  Top tourist destinations within the Cape Town area, you can see it is quite the place to be.
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Here are a few of our favorite Top Instagram and Selfie Spots in and around Cape Town:

Travel Tip

Find the Yellow Photo Frames all over Cape Town.

Go on a Cape-Town-yellow-frame-tour.  Here is a list of them all:

These yellow Table Mountain New7Wonders (N7W) frames will give you the best photo opportunities in Cape Town.  Instagram, Selfies, Pinterest, FaceBook – this is the place to take photos.

  • Signal Hill –  GPS: -33.918065, 18.402340
  • V&A Waterfront – GPS: -33.906082, 18.421028
  • Eden on the Bay (Just outside of the shopping mall) – GPS: -33.791826, 18.456706
  • Cape Town Station – GPS: -33.922151,18.425063
  • Harrington Square (In the parking area of Charly’s Bakery) – GPS: -33.928405,18.42478 
  • Lookout Hill, Khayelitsha – GPS: -34.046608, 18.656649
  • The V&A Silo District – GPS: -33.54300, 18 25201

Tip:  Don’t ask a stranger to take your photos.

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The Two Oceans Aquarium

Finding Nemo at the aquarium.  Various areas specially constructed to enable perfect photo opportunities.


two oceans aquarium
Photo:  Instagram #m.ric.hele_

Maiden’s Cove Tidal Pool

Between Clifton and Camps Bay beaches you will find Maiden’s Cove and the tidal pool, with a backdrop of the Twelve Apostles and beautiful sunset photo opportunities.

Location:  Victoria Rd, Signal Hill, Cape Town, 8001

madens cove camps bay
Photo:  Instagram #hawke_photos

Kirstenbosch Gardens

Take a walk on the “boomslang” tree top walkway with awesome nature vistas behind you for the perfect photo.

Location: Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town, 7735

Photo:  Instagram #capetownpanorama

Blue Peter, Blouberg

This is the place for sunset photos and to have a good time as well.

Location:  8 Popham St, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, 7441


Blue Peter
Photo:  Instagram #shenecca_143


With picture perfect moments in the harbor as well as going out on the boat to seal island.  Also try taking photos from Chapmans Peak drive lookout point.

Photo:  Instagram #houtbaybackpackers

Belmont Mount Nelson Hotel 

The Pink Palace of Cape Town with beautiful gardens and famous high-teas just offers tons of photo opportunities.  A perfect venue for those looking for a more sophisticated Instagram and Selfie spot.

Location:  76 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

mount nelson
Photo:  Instagram #annalucinska

Haute Cabrière – Franschhoek

A beautiful place to visit for a wine tasting as well as good food.  Fantastic photo opportunities at their very own “yellow photo frame”.

Location:  Lambrechts Rd, Franschhoek, 7690

Photo:  Instagram #marlies23


The seaside town with in my opinion, the best coastal photo opportunities.  Nature hikes as well as mountains and lagoon photos.

Photo:  Instagram #mikeseewald


If you’re looking for perfect Instagram photos on horse back with beautiful sunset rides on white sandy beaches, this is the perfect place in Cape Town.

There is also a fantastic family friendly farm yard with restaurants where small children can get up close to farm animals.


Photo:  Instagram #neil.preyer

We hope you enjoy our Top Instagram and Selfie spots.  They are all beautiful holiday destinations as well.

For more beautiful places in Cape Town, check out our article on Fun Filled Family Outings in Cape Town.