FeaturedIt’s July and while the days are colder, it’s certainly not a reason to stay indoors! There’s so much happening in Cape Town over this period. With our fantastic Hello Weekend campaign and thanks to our great partner Kulula.com, you can visit Cape Town this July from as little as R2 750.
Rob PetersPossessing an old school charm with a modern twist, Winchester Mansions in Sea Point is a Cape Town gem that is hidden in plain sight.
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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.
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.
Bree Street is arguably Cape Town’s hottest strip right now with plenty of spots to choose from. Here are 10 of our favourites.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
The creative energy in Cape Town is palpable and the vast multitude of art galleries in the city bears testament to its commitment to South Africa’s visual arts movement.
The absolute best way to experience this incredible (almost overwhelming) city, is to learn from the locals. To discover what they do, what they like, what they eat. See, the locals are your insiders, your confidants, your peeps. They’re the guys with all the secrets to the best places to hangout, things to eat and stuff to do on a weekend. So to ensure that you don’t miss out on an authentic summer experience in the Mother City this year, we’re sharing our round-up of locals’ ultimate favourites according to your five senses: taste, touch, see, hear and smell.
Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, which attracts roughly 24 million visitors each year, is South Africa’s most-visited destination. This is hardly surprising when you think about how much it has to offer!
The performing arts are alive and kicking in the Mother City, with a host of top-class playhouses putting on a diverse variety of performances all around the peninsula.
Cape Town is a fashionable spot and if you’re visiting, you need to be on the lookout for all the talented local artistes that call the city home. Here’s our list of design stores not to miss – from jewellery and fashion to interiors.
Whether it is covered in a blanket of moody clouds or showing off against a crisp cloudless blue sky, Table Mountain is always spectacular.
The Vineyard Hotel is a one of those Cape Town hidden gems. It’s located in the leafy Newlands suburb and there is so much on offer here. It’s also starting to become the go-to hotel in the area for all things food and wine related. For example, there’s a delicious Burgundy Celebration Dinner and an Elgin Valley pinot noir festival coming up. Both of these form part of the hotel’s Tastes of 2016 calendar.
Drive one hour into any direction from Cape Town’s CBD, and you are guaranteed to find magic in the countryside. You will stumble across charming towns, vineyards and orchards, scenic mountains, panoramic Atlantic ocean views, and of course, good old farm markets.
The World’s Most Beautiful Marathon is happening this weekend with thousands of hardy souls taking to the streets to take part.If you’re planning on heading out into the Mother City this weekend, be sure to have a look at all the road closures first.
Less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town, Darling has much to offer the day tripper but it is also well worth planning a longer visit in order to get the most of what is has on offer.
When you think of Stellenbosch the first thing that comes to mind is no doubt the abundance of beautiful wine farms and their myriad attractions. But do not overlook spending some time in the quaint historic town with its oak-lined avenues, heritage buildings, wonderful bars and restaurants, and vibrant street life.