FeaturedAccording to the late legend Nelson Mandela, “The purpose of freedom is to create it for others.” This bike ride offers a means to connect communities and cities for more than 5,000 expected riders and is a completely free and fun way to explore Cape Town and meet people.
Cape Town TourismThe weekend is finally here and we have hand-picked three #lovecapetown events that promise to make it extra special…
FeaturedFrom ribbons of water to curtains, horsetails, chutes and fans, cascades and plunges, here are 17 gorgeous waterfalls of Cape Town and surrounds.
FeaturedHave you ever got an urge to explore, to look upon Earth’s bounty with wonder? Here are 13 pictures of the Cape’s beautiful landscapes that will make you want to adventure beyond the city’s majesty, Table Mountain.
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On behalf of everyone at Cape Town Tourism, we’re so thrilled to announce that our Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour has been selected as one of the top 10 cycle routes in the National Geographic Book titled “Journey of a Lifetime – 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips.”
Inspired by legendary hitmaker John Lennon’s “Imagine’, in which he famously sang “You may say I’m a dreamer but I’m not the only one”, 100in1day (#WDC412), is an invitation to every “dreamer” in the city to do something in a public space that delights, inspires, creates connections between communities and improves the quality of lives - all in one day.
What more could a traveller want than wine, food, mountains, arresting architecture… and did we mention wine?
The world’s largest guide book publisher, Lonely Planet, has crowned the world’s best value for money hostel and it’s one of our very own.
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.
At Cape Town Tourism, we’re big on giving back to the Mother City’s residents in need , so when we recently had the pleasure of meeting up with Rob Small of Abalimi Bezekhaya ( Farmers of Home) at one of the community vegetable gardens in Gugulethu, we just had to tell you about it.
WWF’s Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) has awarded Cape Town, South Africa the title Global Earth Hour Capital 2014.
Cape Town, the fairytale-loving Mother City is making all little people’s wishes come true this winter school holiday as she plays host to the enchanting Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic spectacular from Wednesday 23 to Sunday 27 July, 2014.
Who wouldn’t want to get married under a Bedouin Tent in Cape Town, the most beautiful city in the world?
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 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.
August has a line-up of events that will inspire, educate and inform. Here are 4 events that are happening in #lovecapetown.
Cape Town Tourism, along with Uthando, Robben Island Museum and Tsogo Sun International, spent International Mandela Day - Friday 18 July, 2014 - with senior citizens of Masibathande.
Taking dogs for walks along the beaches is a popular way to begin and end a day in Cape Town, and while not all 72 beaches are pooch-friendly, there are places where your best friend can frolic in peace.
The stars are going to shine like diamonds come October 16 when music superstar Rihanna performs her brand of magic at the Cape Town Stadium.
Valentine’s Day is not the only time to share a bit of romance – there are many spots in Cape Town where couples can get away for some alone time.
Considering travelling solo? Then Cape Town is the place to visit! No matter what your reason for travelling on your own, you are sure to find what you looking for in the Mother City.
Finding Cape Town’s best gourmet burger can only be decided by sampling as many as you can. With a range of eateries in the city offering mouth-watering delights, the choice can be difficult.
Let your imagination run wild for this year’s J&B Met. The theme for this year is Made to Fly, an opportunity to unleash your creativity and come up with a spectacular outfit to dazzle the 50 000 other punters at the Kenilworth Racecourse.
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 countdown has just about begun and 2014 is just a few hours and one BIG party away. If you’re still undecided about how you’ll be celebrating when the clock strikes midnight, check out our blog post for the low down on everything you need to know about NYE 2013/2014 in the Mother City.
Cape Town’s Clock Tower has been painted yellow to signify the implementation phase of the World Design Capital 2014.
I have a bit of a thing for fireplaces, not to mention my love affair with food and my growing wine collection, and winter is the perfect time to indulge in all of them.
Watch these two videos of Robert Mennen being struck by a buck on the first leg of the Absa Cape Epic cycle race.
Watch and vote for Ceara McEvoy’s video of Cape Town, and she could win the Biggest Baddest Bucket List competition.
Come Dine‘s Martin Rose shares his top V&A Waterfront craft breweries with us.
The City of Cape Town has put a public transport plan in place for Tuesday night’s Red Hot Chili Peppers concert at the Cape Town Stadium.
The Cape Grace Hotel in the V&A Waterfront is the second-best hotel in the world for 2013, according to TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. The award is one of a number of accolades the hotel has received in recent years.