Adventure tourism is a booming business and Cape Town is quickly becoming the go-to place for travellers looking for their adrenaline fix. From shark cage diving to abseiling down Table Mountain, the Mother City is the adventure capital of the world and she is waiting for you to cut loose. Here are our top 10.
Nature nerds unite!
If you’re looking for one of the most enchanting earth adventures ever look no further.
Fynbos is one of six floral kingdoms in the world and its the only one that occurs entirely in one country. Ours!
Cape Town played host to yet another sold-out show this past weekend with 30 Seconds to Mars packing the Grand West Casino on Sunday night.
Frontman Jared Leto may not have been quite as active as fellow singer John Legend, but he still managed to snap a couple of pics – and post a video - to Instagram, chronicling his time in the Mother City.
To be fair, the group didn’t spent quite as long in town as the R&B crooner, but it’s still pretty clear that the city worked its magic on Leto.
Commuters on the MyCITI rapid bus service will have more reason to jump on board with the City of Cape Town planning to offer free Wi-Fi.
According to a report on BDLive, the city is conducting a pilot project which will allow access to the Wi-Fi while travelling or waiting at various stations in and around Cape Town.
The news comes on the back of the city’s announcement on Thursday that it has entered into a partnership with Orange Wi-Fi service to provide Wi-Fi to people living in parts of Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain.
Trying out new things is my cup of tea, or in this case, my glass of whisky. I attended the FNB Whisky Live Festival at the CTICC on Thursday October 4, 2012, where I eye-balled, sniffed, sipped, sloshed and gargled countless varieties of the golden liquid.
Taking time out for yourself in Cape Town can take many forms. You can take a walk on the beach, enjoy a spa treatment, tuck into gourmet food and wine or sip on a perfect brew with a few sweet treats to delight you at high tea.
Often the perfect way to catch up with friends or loved ones, high tea not only offers an afternoon of exciting new teas and treats that delight the eyes and palate, you can also enjoy all of this while admiring the splendour of your surroundings.
I sampled a few high teas on offer around the city and found a few gems.