Rob PetersThe Cape Canopy Tour in the in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve was recently named by Lonely Planet as the second best new attraction in the world, I have been desperate to experience since they began operating last year and recently got a chance. Suffice to say I was not disappointed.
Hannah DeallCascade Country Manor has become firmly fixed in my mind as Paarl’s best kept secret. Nestled between an olive grove and a buchu plantation, it is the perfect haven for a cosy winter weekend to recharge and detox. And as I am in a generous mood, and because something as good as this needs to be shared, here are 5 reasons to visit.
Rob Peters and Kelly LodewyksYou’ve seen our list of 50 restaurants to try and we received such great feedback on that one that we simply had to make a list out of all the suggestions. Here you go - 50 restaurants to try as recommended by locals.
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This photo of Cape Town Stadium was taken by Travis Robertson. Travis says: “I went to the Cape Town International Challenge at Cape Town Stadium, and on the way out, I stopped to marvel over the stadium, which looks even more amazing at night. I’ve been to a few big stadiums around the world, and Cape Town Stadium is right up there with The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff as the most spectacular in the world.”
Mike Metelerkamp. Photos by Roy Barford Cape Town Tourism’s e-marketing co-ordinators took part in a “geek” fashion show on Monday night, to raise funds for Breadline Africa, a charity that supports those living in poverty.
This panoramic view of Camps Bay was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Konrad Blum.
This photograph, of local jazz musician, Darren English, passionately playing during a Monday Night Jazz Jam, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Gregory Franz aka capetownnatural.
This photograph, of a glowing Camps Bay sunset with a view of Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Hirohiko Okada aka 1/8 sec.
The Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa, is one of the best aquariums in the world, and is well worth a visit!
This black and white panorama of Muizenberg beach was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jürgen Hansmann aka Jurgen’s Photography.
Cape Town Tourism has launched a YouTube channel, which will be regularly updated and used to provide information about Cape Town and show those who haven’t visited exactly what they’re missing out on.
The Table of Peace and Unity is a charity event where people from all walks of life share a gourmet meal together on top of Table Mountain.
Cape Town traffic. Photo courtesy Kyknoord Motorists can expect delays when entering or leaving Cape Town’s city centre over the April 23, 2010 long weekend. The intersection of Hertzog Boulevard and Oswald Pirow Street will be closed between 18h00 on April 23, 2010 and 06h00 on April 27, 2010 for construction of Cape Town’s new Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) system.
This photograph, of a typical township home scene in Wellington, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Luke Lanterme.
Victoria and David Beckham. Photo courtesy friskytuna Some of the world’s most glamorous women, the wives and girlfriends (Wags) of famous footballers, will be coming to Cape Town to support their men at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.
This photograph, of a scenic Camps Bay sunset, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jane aka alicebrancati.
A lady selling The Big Issue in Cape Town. Photo courtesy Anastacia Haddon A gatsby from Mariam’s Kitchen, your favourite wine farm along the Durbanville Wine Route, the best spot to buy antique furniture, your kids’ favourite play park … this week it’s all about your Cape Town.
This photograph, of the Spirit of Victoria at the V&A Waterfront, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Steve Crane.
This photograph, of a King Protea at the Harold Porter Botanical Garden, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Anja aka anni.b’s.
This photograph, of the view from a steep street in Sea Point, from was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member John B aka moi_images.
This photograph, of a view from Kleinbaai hills, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Bruce aka smee.bruce.
Hout Bay Harbour is one of the most photogenic spots in Cape Town.
This photograph, of verdant Durbanville Hills, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Lee Casalena aka rival412.
Thousands of people queued this morning in the hopes of securing tickets for 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches in Cape Town. Cape Town Tourism spoke to soccer fans standing in line to buy tickets, as well as to those who arrived to collect tickets that they’d already paid for.
The FIFA ticket sales office at the Spearhead in Cape Town was seething with media and hopeful soccer fans on Thursday, April 15. Photos by Roy Barford.
Thousands of people queued outside the FIFA ticketing office in Cape Town this morning, hoping to buy over-the-counter tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. The front of the long queue in Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town. Photos by Roy Barford
This photograph, of an eerie night shot from Sea Point, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Grant Johnson aka the mule in the pool.
If you’d like to see Cristiano Ronaldo play in Cape Town, get your tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ on Wednesday, April 14. Photo courtesy vuhlser Get your 2010 FIFA World Cup™ tickets from Thursday, April 15, over the counter at The Spearhead, at the corner of Buitengragt Street and Strijdom Avenue in Cape Town.
Smitswinkel Bay tented camp, Hoerikwaggo Trail, South Africa National Parks An hour from the Cape Town city centre and straight into a beautifully designed tented camp under the Swartkop Mountain – what a great way to spend the weekend.
This photograph of men fishing and being sprayed by a crashing wave in the Table Mountain National Park near Cape Point was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Tara Turkington aka flowcomm.