Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, Table Bay Harbour, the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain.

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

It is a favourite destination for Capetonians and tourists alike; attracting more than 23-million visitors a year which makes it the most visited destination on the African continent. Of the total visitors to the V&A, 55% are Capetonians, 19% from the rest of South Africa and 26% are international. Visitor numbers to the Victoria Wharf grew by 7% during 2013, and a peak of 175 000 visitors was recorded on 31 December of that year.

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Situated in South Africa's oldest working harbour, the 123-hectares space has been developed for mixed use. It offers a smorgasbord of visitor experiences, ranging from leisure and shopping to entertainment and business making it an ideal place in which to live, work, shop, play, stay and eat. The V&A also boasts a range of prime residential and commercial real estate.

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Visitors to the Waterfront can soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere and marine spirit of Africa by visiting over 450 world-class retailers, over 10 hotels, over 80 eateries including 12 fine dining restaurants, coffee shops, pubs and taverns, and a fresh food market. Business travellers can choose from 40 business function rooms at 11 conference venues, while leisure activities include over 450 world-class retailers, over 20 leisure activities from helicopter flips, boat rides, the Two Oceans Aquarium, four museums, and several child-friendly activities that are not weather dependent.

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Contributing R198 billion to the South African economy over the last ten years, the V&A Waterfront's cumulative contribution to the provincial GGP since 2002 was over R173bn. The property also reported a 20.6% increase in retail trade sales for 2013, marking 29 straight months of consistent growth since August 2011, and concluding 2013 with an impressive 19.8% year-on-year growth.

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