Activities

Adventure

Cape Hunt and Polo Club

Drag Hunting is an exciting cross-country equestrian sport, where drag hound packs use foxhounds that are trained to follow an artificially laid scent trail.

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Skydiving in Cape Town

Taking in the beauty of Cape Town from altitude is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Body, Mind and Spirit

Spas

A holiday is not a holiday without a little time for pampering - Cape Town’s spas have just what you need to relax just that little bit more.

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The Om Revolution Mobile Yoga

A mobile yoga service that brings yoga to YOU - wherever, whenever and however you wish! Whether you would like classes in your hotel room while on vacation, at a beach in the morning or on Table Mountain for sunset, The Om Revolution can make it happen!

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Children

Cape Town Science Centre

The Cape Town Science Centre officially opened its doors at its new premises in Observatory on December 28, 2011, with a mission to make a hands-on contribution to South Africa’s future by strengthening its science and technology culture through interactive methods of teaching.

The centre attracts between 126 000 and 138 000 visitors annually, and has more than 300 permanent interactive exhibits.

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Cape Town kids

Keeping children occupied over weekends and during school holidays is always a challenge for busy parents, but those on holiday in Cape Town have a wide choice when it comes to entertaining their little ones.

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Entertainment

Zip Zap School of Circus Arts

If the sight of trapeze artists arcing to and fro over a gasping crowd gets your adrenalin going, pay a visit to the Zip Zap School of Circus Arts.

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GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World

Take the family to GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World for hours of entertainment, including gambling, restaurants, ice-skating and ten-pin bowling.

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Leisure

Book shopping

What’s the good of a holiday without a good book? There’s no shortage of great book shops in Cape Town where bookworms can while away the hours and browse at their leisure.

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Cool-Runnings Toboggan Family Park

Cool Runnings is making the most of people’s need for speed by opening the first toboggan track in Africa.

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Shopping

Cape Quarter

The Cape Quarter is a lifestyle shopping centre on Somerset Road in Green Point. It is a one-stop destination for excellent food and restaurants, unique lifestyle stores and entertainment. If you enjoy shopping, window shopping, buying furniture or just relaxing and enjoying a meal, then the Cape Quarter is the place for you.

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Adderley Street Flower Sellers

Freshly cut flowers – including fynbos species such as king and pincushion proteas, depending on the season – are available from the friendly flower sellers in Adderley Street, where this trade has operated for the past 100 years. These flowers are generally a lot cheaper than anywhere else.

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Sport

Cape Town Stadium

Cape Town Stadium hosted eight matches during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ under the name Green Point Stadium. This included the quarter-final between Germany and Argentina, as well as the semi-final between the Netherlands and Uruguay.

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Cape Town Watersports

Feel Like a Local… Not a Tourist

Cape Town has become one of the world’s top watersports destinations. People come for windsurfing, kiteboarding, surfing and stand up paddle boarding and because it’s a great place to bring the family.

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Wildlife

Great White Shark Experiences

Great White sharks are some of Cape Town’s most famous and respected marine inhabitants. Love them or fear them, getting up close and personal with a great white is one of the most adrenaline-fueled experiences you can encounter while visiting the Cape.

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African Wildlife

Although Cape Town and the Western Cape are probably not the best places to experience a safari (Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal provinces are better known for that), it is possible to have an encounter with South Africa’s big game not far from the Mother City.

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