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Perhaps you feel like climbing behind the wheel and hitting the open road in Observatory without a plan. However, don't rush off without brushing up on the basics!
Hurl your bags in the back seat, step on the accelerator and get ready to drive out of Observatory. With a population of 3,433,400, there are lots of amazing people to meet in Cape Town.
If your trip to Observatory is all booked but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.
There are numerous attractions within easy reach of this neighborhood, such as Magnet Theatre. More adventure awaits at South African Astronomical Observatory and Cape Town Science Centre, which are also close at hand.
During your stay, it makes sense to detour to nearby Cape Town. Cape Town City Centre is another destination that's worth a look. Want to see Cape Town first? It's 3 miles from Observatory. Alternatively, Cape Town City Centre is 3 miles away.
There's nothing quite like rolling down the car window and feeling the cool salty sea air on your face while you're driving along the coast. Pack a picnic and spend a day relaxing at one of the wonderful beaches near Observatory. Well-loved options include:
Heading to Observatory for business-related purposes? After an exhausting day of networking and making new connections, you might find your stomach calling out for food. Thankfully, these business centers are close to some terrific restaurants and cafés:
Observatory is a popular base to discover Cape Town and its surrounds. Located 3 miles from the heart of the city, you'll probably do a mix of city and highway driving. Consider all your travel plans. Are you planning on visiting the built-up areas around town or are you seeking a bit of fun and fresh air in nature? If it's both, opt for a standard car to get the best of both worlds — comfort and practicality.
There's plenty of choice when it comes to rental cars in Observatory. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to agile compacts, you'll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match of course depends on your budget and where you plan to go. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don't need anything more than an engine and four wheels. The choice is yours.