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100 Things to Do During Winter in Cape Town and Surrounds

As winter brushes her blue cheeks across Capetonian skies, come and discover how people have weaved their lives through the tip of Africa, as you encounter both the uncommon and marvellous, from flames of restaurant fireplaces to dancing leaves in the Winelands, from the intricate tastes of coffee in art galleries to the smells of the great Atlantic crashing against Cape Point. Here are our top 100 things to do in winter in Cape Town and surrounds.

15 Cheap Wellness Experiences in Cape Town

Cape Town is the ultimate outdoor holiday destination. And what’s even better is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to partake in healthy activities in and around the city.

Cape Town at Street Level

One 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.

Five fascinating facts about the Bo Kaap

It 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.

Woodstock Street Art Tour

Woodstock has become famous for not only its trendy coffee shops and creative studios, but also its vast array of street art. What better way to see these numerous works than with the Woodstock Street Art Tour?

Best Bakeries in Cape Town

Few things beat a slice of freshly baked bread straight out of the oven slathered in butter or a flaky, buttery croissant drizzled with chocolate. We did the leg – and tummy – work for you, and rounded up the best bakeries in Cape Town.

Cape Town bucket list: top 10 attractions

Planning a trip to Cape Town? Make sure these attractions that showcase the Mother City’s rich history and incredible beauty make it into your itinerary.

Unique Spa Experiences in Cape Town

On holiday in Cape Town and need some “me” time, decided to spoil a friend for their birthday – or perhaps you need a pampering before your special day? Whatever it may be, these spas offer some unique and unforgettable treatments…

Wake up to a weekend in Cape Town this June

Ok, we’ve been keeping a secret from you guys. Yes, we’re all about the sunshine, beaches and cocktails. You see the photos everywhere, we can’t help but brag, and we’re pretty sure that our friends and family who don’t live in this fabulous city are sick and tired of seeing all the photos. But do you know what we haven’t told you? What you don’t see on social media because we’re sure that most of the people of Cape Town just want to keep it under wraps? Winter is our secret season and it’s awesome!

Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most beautiful, and popular, places to tie the knot. With beaches, vineyards and forests set against a backdrop of magnificent mountains getting you as close to wedding heaven as you’ll get.

Experience 10 of the best in Camps Bay

Cape Town locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful locations, but if you’re looking for a spot that offers up magnificent views of the ocean and mountain as well as gorgeous people and top-notch cocktails, you can’t go wrong with Camps Bay.

Explore Robben Island in Cape Town

Ask anybody what there is to do on Robben Island and they will tell you about the prison. But take a trip to the iconic island and you will find that there is so much more.

Top Wine Farms in Cape Town

Cape Town is a favourite destination for wine connaisseurs from around the world, and some of the best and oldest wine farms in the region can be found right in the city’s back yard.

10 Places Not To Miss On Bree Street in Cape Town

Bree Street is arguably Cape Town’s hottest strip right now with plenty of spots to choose from. Here are 10 of our favourites.

Seven delicious eateries in Cape Town

Cape Town is known for its bustling food scene, and every year a myriad of new and exciting eateries open their doors to the city’s eager foodies.

Five fun facts you didn’t know about Groot Constantia

Whether you’re after fine wine, good food, or a slice of history, Groot Constantia won’t disappoint. Next time you visit the grand old estate, impress your friends with these fascinating titbits…

10 Cooking Courses in Cape Town You Need to Try

Looking to upgrade your culinary skills, learn to make local cuisine or just have a fun evening with friends? Here are some of the best cooking courses on offer in Cape Town.

How to be a responsible tourist in Cape Town

Travelling is a great way to enrich your life by experiencing other cultures. When you’re in another country it’s important to respect the locals by being a responsible tourist.

Discover Cape Town by taking the City Walk

Get to know Cape Town a little better by walking through her streets. The City Walk is a good introduction to what the Mother City has to offer.

Coffee Shops in Cape Town with a Twist

Cape Town has many amazing coffee shops. Head into the CBD and surrounding areas and you’re bound to find one on every corner. So, naturally, it can be difficult for a coffee shop to set itself apart from the rest. Here are some that have done just that by offering customers more than just coffee.

Unique experiences in Cape Town

Looking for something unique and exciting to do in Cape Town that will immerse you in the culture of the Mother City? We have you covered.

Stand at ‘the edge of the world’ at Cape Point

It may not be the southernmost point of Africa – that honour goes to Cape Agulhas – but Cape Point certainly makes you feel as if you are standing at the edge of the world.

A guide to top historical experiences in Cape Town

A city with a rich, if turbulent, history, Cape Town offers a great selection of museums where those looking to dig deeper, can peer beneath the city’s layers, and into South Africa’s, rich and colourful past.

Catch a ferry to Cape Town’s historic Robben Island

These days, a trip to Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-do on the itinerary of any tourist to Cape Town. For centuries, however, the trip was one to be feared.

Food Markets in Cape Town

Capetonians are known for their laid-back attitudes and love of great food and drink, especially if it’s locally produced. And with the recent surge in popularity of community markets, there’s something for every taste and flavour, every day of the week.

Free Walking Tours in Cape Town

There is no better way to discover a city than by walking its streets, uncovering its history and mingling with the locals. Cape Town has a number of FREE walking tours to do exactly that.

Relax on the lawns of Cape Town’s prettiest garden

Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is proof that not all gardens were created equal. Go on, pay it a visit. You can thank us later.

A guide to museums in Cape Town

If you are a local – or discovering the Mother City for the first time - unlock her secrets by visiting these wonderful museums in Cape Town.

A fun, family hike in Cape Town

If you’re looking for a fun and relatively easy walk for the whole family, the hike up to the old manganese mines is a good place to start.

Get to know the African Penguins at Boulders Beach

When it comes to picture-postcard beaches in Cape Town, you’re spoilt for choice, but Boulders Beach offers up something the others don’t – African Penguins!