At the southern tip of Africa, this city is an enticing taste of an entire continent. Somewhere between the good looks of this cosmopolitan city and the realities of its surrounding suburbs is the true Cape Town. Eat out at the local hot spots, surf the secret breaks, or drum a tabletop to the tempo of a resident jazz ensemble. This guide will help you dig beneath the glittereing surface and find your own unique take on the Cape. Climb table mountain - a dedicated chapter will help you decide when, how, why and with whom. Quaff a steen - from grand old vineyards to the workers' wines, our special chapter on wine will tickle your palate. Take a grass-roots tour of the Cape Flats, or wander the colourful streets of the Bo-Kaap; we've got every option covered. Catch some jazz in this city that pounds to a perpetual beat. Fly, dive and sail - our hand-picked activities listings will have you skimming across the waves, diving with the sharks or catching a bird's-eye view of the Cape.