Cape Town, South Africa Price Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$37.96
1 USD = 16.6600 ZAR
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Cape Town Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar35.03 - 53.72
starstarstarstarstar52.94 - 80.19
starstarstarstarstar31.14 - 85.64
starstarstarstarstar71.62 - 126.90
starstarstarstarstar116.00 - 214.87

Cape Town Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed9.70 - 23.64

Cape Town Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Sightseeing bus tourThe standard double-decker tourist buses offer hop-on/hop-off city tours with two main routes. You can do the other route the following day at a discount. Discount for buying online.
adults
5-15
14.11
7.80
Robben Island tourThis historic island prison is a popular tour for those interested in the country's Apartheid past. Book in advance online as it sells out early.
adults
33.01
Cable Car up Table MountainA fun ride and amazing views, so this is very popular. A steep walking path leads to the top, and one-way rides are about half this price. Save 10% by buying online.
adults one way
adults
21.61
10.80

Cape Town Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel or hostel doesn't include breakfast you can find some good and simple options in most neighborhoods.3.00 - 4.80
Budget lunchGoing for fast food or casual restaurants and pubs can keep your lunches reasonable.3.72 - 6.90
Budget dinnerDepending on your neighborhood it might take some looking to find good sit-down budget dinners.5.70 - 10.20
Beer (pint)Pints of the local lager are reasonably priced at most bars and pubs, but night clubs will charge more.1.08 - 1.62

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center10.80 - 14.41
MyCiti bus from airport to city center3.90
3km taxi ride in Cape Town1.80 - 3.96
Minibus ride in Cape Town0.36
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