FeaturedWelcome to Cape Town South Africa, home to some of the world’s biggest, baddest and most iconic wildlife. Don’t believe us? Check out this bucket list of beasts!
Fazielah WilliamsCan you just feel it? That exhilarating, all consuming “OMG, the weekend is coming!” feeling running through your veins?
Cape Town TourismThere are many iconic women in South Africa’s history yet very few have been honoured and immortalised in sculpture but that is all set to change with Wonder Women, a recognized World Design Capital project, an initiative that plans to place sculptures of South Africa’s heroines along the Fan Walk in Green Point.
FeaturedWhy are caves cool? There’s a kind of primordial, beauty to them. Especially the fourth of these, the burial site of a 12,000 year old cave-man! This list has been hand selected for the most glorious views in Cape Town and surrounds.
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Here are some basic safety tips to ensure you enjoy your visit to Cape Town to the full:
Eager to treat your little ones but you’re just too strapped for cash to do the big ticket activities? Here are our top 7 free things to do with your kids in Cape Town this winter.
Here’s what we know for sure: the Mother City is our favourite city but now, it’s official: Cape Town has been voted The Telegraph Travel Awards’ Favourite City for 2013, for the second time running!
And the winner of the R250 000 and title holder of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is Lebenya Nkoka from Lesotho who finished at 03:09:51
It’s the number one tip we’ve all heard when travelling: don’t carry all your cash on you, use traveller’s cheques or get a card.
Where in the Western Cape is our fun, new mobile visitor information vehicle, #thando? Enter your best guess and not only could you win amazing daily prizes but you’ll also be entered into a lucky draw to win a road trip in Cape Town for four people , worth R 30 000!
The world’s most beautiful marathon, the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon will once again be held in gorgeous Cape Town from Friday 18 to Monday 21 April, 2014 and where better to rest your weary mind, body and soul that at premier hotel group Tsogo Sun?
Few things compare to the anticipation and excitement on match day at Cape Town Stadium. The enthusiasm and optimism of the fans rubs off from shoulder to shoulder as you amble along the fan walk.
Cape Town Tourism congratulates Libya on a superb performance throughout the tournament. Here are some of our favourite photos from the game Libya v Ghana on Saturday 1 February 2014.
Three weeks, 740 entries and there could only be one winner … Congratulations to Troy Smith, the lucky winner of our Win a Road Trip in Cape Town competition!
Cape Town isn’t just beautiful; she’s cost-effective, too … the Mother City has been named as the ninth-cheapest city in the world by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, on Wednesday 12 June, 2013.
The Discovery Cape Times Big Walk 2013 is here! Here are this year’s official road closures in Cape Town.
The Hoerikwaggo Trail in the Table Mountain National Park is one of the most scenic hiking trails in Cape Town. The route takes you all the way from Table Mountain to Cape Point. Last week we took a break from the city to be one with nature and gain some new perspective.
The 2013 mid-year school holidays are just around the corner. It may be winter but there is still plenty of sunshine, and if wet weather does drive enthusiastic adventurers indoors, there are still plenty of cool activities for all age groups.
Long before the Dutch East India Company landed at the Cape to set up a refreshment station, the Helderberg region provided grazing for the animals of the indigenous Khoisan people, and wildlife such as eland.
Calling all runners! Dates for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon have been finalised and the race has been dubbed “the most beautiful race in the world”. Get your entries in now!
For years Noordhoek was a secret community of surfers and eco-lovers, but the word got out and now this nature-loving suburb on the Peninsula’s west coast is a magnet for family life, happy pets, surf and sand, outdoor living and great food.
Will something bad really happen to you on Friday the 13th September in #LoveCapeTown? Through years gone by, storytellers in Cape Town have exchanged a rich variety of unique myths that has been carried across from generation to generation. Have a look at three of the most interesting legends around and decide for yourself – truth or tale, busted or brilliant?
Rondebosch is a charming little area in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town. It is a student and family-friendly suburb only 5km from the city centre.
It’s the season of new beginnings, romance, burgeoning sunshine and thrilling adventures in gorgeous #lovecapetown and where better to experience of all these amazing things than at our top seaside shopping and lifestyle destination, the ever popular V&A Waterfront?
We kidnapped Cape Town Tourism’s CEO, Enver Duminy, from his desk, and took him for a milkshake at the Rhodes Memorial Restaurant and Tea Garden to drink in the views of the city he calls home:
The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival comedians and organisers took to the coast on Sunday 16 June, 2013, to explore the many wonders that the West Coast National Park (WCNP) has to offer.
It’s the world’s largest timed cycling event and it’s heading for #lovecapetown on Sunday 9 March 2014… it’s the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour!