Stefan de ClerkOne of the best ways to experience Cape Town is to get out of your car and into the bustling streets if this beautiful, culturally rich and historic city, and there are numerous tours that will allow you to do just that. So get on your feet, bike or board and take to the streets.
Rebekah KendalIt may be one of the most photographed areas of the Mother City, but brightly painted houses and quaint cobbled streets aren’t the only reasons to visit the Bo Kaap. This part of Cape Town is packed full of history and culture.
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Kommetjie’s main attraction is its wide, long, beautiful beach which is a popular dog-walking and horse-riding venue. About 3km down the beach you’ll come across the wreck of the SS Kakapa, which ran aground in 1900. It is also famous for surfing and cray fishing.
Autumn in Cape Town is an ideal time to be outdoors and Durbanville provides loads of fun activities for all ages. The vineyards in the Cape Winelands are looking spectacular after a warm summer and must be visited during April, the last month of the grape harvest season.
I ♥ Cape Town, Cape Town Tourism’s Facebook fan page and the leading travel and leisure Facebook page in Africa, has surpassed 250 000 fans. Cape Town residents and visitors share their photos, experiences and opinions on the page, while visitors to the Mother City can get advice about where to go and what to do – such as where to find a good ice-cream parlour; the best sushi in Cape Town; how to get a spare ticket to a concert; or local deals on accommodation.
This photograph was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Paul Bruins.
This photograph was taken on Boulders Beach by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Cape Town Guy.
This photograph was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member rod amaru.
This photograph was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Steve Crane.
This photograph was taken on Bloubergstrand by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member snapclicktripod.
This photograph was taken at the Two Oceans Aquarium by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member flowcomm. Visitors to the Two Oceans Aquarium in possession of a PADI diving licence can dive with the ragged-tooth sharks, stingrays and its resident loggerhead turtle in the I&J Predator Exhibit.
This photograph was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Derek Keats.
Known as “the world’s most beautiful marathon”, the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon will take runners on a scenic tour of the Peninsula, with the Half Marathon set in the Southern Suburbs and the Ultra Marathon along the Chapman’s Peak Route.
This photograph was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Chaotic….
This photograph was taken in Muizenberg beach by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member anni.b’s.
One of the United States’ most successful bands, Eagles is set to rock the Mother City and with thousands of excited fans in Cape Town the concert is likely to be an evening to remember.
Our Twitter account was abuzz this past Wednesday as a beautiful sunset spread across the sky and our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Chris Cloete shows us through this stunning image exactly why.
This year the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway will be switching off all the lights around Table Mountain, except for emergency lights, and the City of Cape Town will also be switching off the spot lights on Table Mountain and in its own buildings for one hour in support of Earth Hour 2012.
Cape Town has an endless array of attractions for those visiting the Mother City’s shores. But there are a few places that some just have to cross off their bucket list. Our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Christina Karchevskaya recently visited our city and shares some of her favourite sites wth us.
Cape Town, when viewed from above, is truly awe-inspiring. It must be one of the many reasons why paragliders, abseilers and visitors to Table Mountain take to great heights. Our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member paulscott56 recently enjoyed a helicopter flip around Hout Bay and Cape Town and shares the experience.
Table Mountain will again be lit in green this year to celebrate St Patrick’s Day on March 17. Continuing from 2011, renewable energy will be used to light up the mountain between 20h00 and midnight local time.
Our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. member whats_ur_flava2000 manages to capture the “light” side of Cape Town. He shares his images with us.