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Red Shed Craft MarketThe Red Shed Craft Market is a treasure chest of beautiful African arts & crafts, woodcarvings, material, handmade leatherbags and shoes, jewellery, glassblowing products, paintings, beadwork, ceramics, toys made from tins and much more. The prices are a bit higher than those of the Sunday market in Green Point, but the high quality of the goods is guaranteed. Some stands sell products of co-ops for community development.

at the Waterfront

Waterfront Village Apartm.
Luxury serviced self-catering units with aircon; beautiful views; gym; 3 pools; underground parking. Tel ++27 (0)21 4379705. eMail

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V&A Waterfront
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The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is undoubtedly Cape Town's main tourist magnet. You don't only meet tourists here, Capetonians love shopping here, to have dinner or just for a nice quay side walk. And so the Waterfront keeps on growing. Apartment blocks were built around the Waterfront: great demand and great prices.

Attractions at the Waterfront
The IMAX cinema is located in the BMW Pavillion. Here the car producer from Munich, who also has a plant in Pretoria, presents the luxury versions of his cars. The cinema in the complex shows special film productions in 3D technique and Dolby Surround. The giant screen has a format of 22 x 17 metres, The picture quality is brilliant. The IMAX shows films from 11 in the morning until 11 at night.Tel 021-4197365.

South African Maritime MuseumThe South African Maritime Museum next to the Aquarium documents the history of Cape Town as a seaport. It exhibits models of ships and a model of the Cape Town harbour as it stood towards the end of the 19th century. The museum is open all day every day. Tel 021-4192505/6.

Two Oceans AquariumThe Two Oceans Aquarium in Dock Road is a highlight of the Waterfront. There are over 3000 live animals and 300 different species of fishes, reptiles, birds, plants, invertebrates and mammals that live in and near South Africa's oceans. The way of life of all these different species is showcased in more than 50 huge glass tanks, the biggest one being 4 metres high and contains 2 million litres of saltwater. The visitors walk through the acryllic tunnel to observe sharks, rays and other predatory fishes at close range. A lasting impression is the daily feeding of the predators by divers at 3:30 pm. The Aquarium is open daily from 9:30 to 6 pm. Tel 021-4183823.

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