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For the daredevil who has had fantasies of flying at supersonic or even subsonic speeds, Thunder City is the place to visit. Based at the Cape Town International Airport Thunder City has been famous the world over for having the world’s leading collection of former military jet airplanes, by a civilian entity. The airplanes have been employed for airshow routines and are also offered for hire to the public for the pleasure of taking joyrides in them. For a fee the public can fly on a Blackburn Buccaneer or Hawk Hunter or reach beyond 50,000 feet for an exhilarating experience.

  • Thunder City offers the thrilling opportunity to break the sound barrier in a supersonic jet as it zips up to 50,000 feet from where you can catch a breathtaking glimpse of the earth’s curvature.
  • Try Aerobatics Jet Sorties in an ex-combat jet to experience the thrill of rolls, barrel rolls, loops, inverted flight and other hair-raising mid-air exercises over Cape Town.
  • Take a Low Flight over the Sea from Cape Town International Airport and glide in the air, barely 50 feet above the water and at a speed of 650 miles per hour.

Thunder City is based at Cape Town International Airport and can be reached using public transportation. A shuttle service of MyCiTi bus rapid transit system operates every 20 minutes between the airport and the Civic Centre bus station. You can also use metered taxis and private shuttle companies to get to Thunder City. If traveling by car, the 20-kilometre distance from the city center can be traversed via the N2 freeway, which is linked to the airport by the Airport Approach Road.

Hotels near Thunder City

93 hotels near Thunder City

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