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There are a wide variety of attractions and activities to enjoy on the property. From heritage landmarks to more leisurely pursuits. Fun for all ages.
Take your experience to new heights with the Wheel’s elevated views across Granger Bay, Robben Island, Table Mountain, Signal Hill, and the Cape Town Stadium.
A number of apartments are available for rent at the V&A Waterfront, ranging from smaller studios to 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Living at the V&A Waterfront offers residents security, convenience, a vibrant nightlife and all the amenities you may possibly need.
Apartment living at its most convenient.
The V&A Waterfront is an iconic 123-hectare neighbourhood which welcomes millions of people from all over the continent and world. We celebrate heritage & diversity, champion art & design, support entrepreneurship & innovation & drive positive social, economic & environmental change.
We’re the first attraction in South Africa to adopt the WTTC Safe Travels stamp.
Welcome to the V&A Waterfront where history meets modernity. Located in the heart of beautiful Cape Town, our neighbourhood offers a unique variety of dinning, shopping and entrainment options. Come experience the best that Cape Town has to offer
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Makers Landing: 10AM – 9PM (Fri-Sat),
10AM – 6PM (Sun),
OZ Market: 5PM – 9PM (Wed),
8:15AM – 2PM (Sat), 9AM – 2PM (Sun)
Watershed: 10AM – 7PM (Mon-Sun)
Battery Park: 9AM – 6PM (Mon-Sun),
Rollercade: operating until 9PM (Mon-Sun)
Victoria Wharf: 9AM – 9PM (Mon-Sun)
Alfred Mall: 10AM – 7PM (Mon-Sun)
Now you can enjoy a five-star sailing experience aboard South Africa’s newest, largest and safest private yacht. Indulge mind, body and soul in an exhilarating sailing experience on The Mirage, a relatively recent addition to the offerings of the V&A Waterfront. This spectacular yacht offers five-star service and gourmet dining as you sail across the ocean around the Cape. The splendor of the Mother City is indeed best seen from offshore, whether during the day, or at sunset. This yacht is now available for your private function or event during which you can spoil your guests in luxury.
Mirage Day Sails
Feel the thrill of adrenaline as you slice through Cape Town’s waters, in search of your next adventure. See the splendor of the Mother City laid out before you, in all her breathtaking, scenic glory. The Mirage offers 1 hour daily trips out to Sea Point or Granger Bay, weather dependent.
The Mirage offers a full-service cash or card bar as well as some light snacks to purchase onboard.
Departure Location: Pierhead (opposite the Clock Tower), V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
Departure Times: 13h00 & 15h00
The Cruise duration is 1 hour.
Please note, no catering is done on day sails, only on private charters
Bookings can be made 24 hours in advance.
Mirage Sunset Cruise
Enjoy a spectacular sunset on South Africa’s biggest most luxurious yacht.
Nothing beats watching the sun go down while sipping on some local sparkling wine. Cape Town is most definitely the best location to watch the sun go down from the water.
With the sheer beauty of Table Mountain, this is a “must-do” when visiting Cape Town. As you step onboard and you’ll immediately see why the Mirage holds the title of being the largest and safest private yacht in the V&A Waterfront – because with a meticulously constructed, wonderfully spacious layout, and a highly trained, responsive crew to attend to your every need, you’ll be able to stretch out and enjoy your sailing experience with complete peace of mind. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, or simply want to enjoy the crisp sea air, the flybridge beckons, a perfect vantage point from which to take in unparalleled views of mountains above and dolphins below.
And if you’re thirsty for more extravagance, simply make your way to the full-service bar, stocked with bottled beverages, fine wines, and gourmet coffee.
Departure Time: 17:30 (subject to change, please confirm with us on 071 206 7319)
A glass of Bubbles on arrival
1 and a half hour cruise
Full-Service Bar that accepts cash and card
Please note no catering is done on a Sunset Cruise, this service is only available on private charters.
Mirage Private Charters
If an occasion is worth celebrating, it’s worth celebrating in style.
That’s our philosophy aboard the Mirage, and it’s one that’s seen us play host to a variety of luxurious functions, from birthdays, anniversaries and engagements to bachelors, bachelorettes and more.
No matter what your event, the Mirage team will help make it a magnificent one, with a private sailing experience on board South Africa’s newest, largest and safest catamaran, with the majestic Cape Town skyline as your backdrop.
Impress your guests with the finest in gourmet food and drink pairings from our fully-functioning galley, bars and outdoor grills.
Spoil them with a lavishly spacious deck and flybridge, the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. And entertain them with a DJ or live music, and enough exhilaration to set the night alight.
Whatever your occasion, your guest list or your budget, our professional event coordinators are uniquely equipped to cater to your every need, down to the finest detail.
All so that you can enjoy a celebration as unique, as lavish and as unforgettable as the Mirage itself.