Rob PetersCape Town is a shopper’s dream with a wide range of shopping expeditions to undertake - from luxury boutiques and shopping malls to private shopping tours and markets. Take a look at some of the top spots to shop up a storm in the Mother City.
FeaturedNew laws about travelling with children come into effect on 1 June 2015. To assist travellers to South Africa with their plans, Cape Town Tourism has created a summary of some of the typical questions that come up for parents travelling with children or who wish to send their children on a trip.
Rob PetersCape Town is a golfer’s paradise with an abundance of world class golf courses to choose from across the Mother City. From parkland courses to links layouts, the needs of all golfers will be satisfied – and then some – whether they are professionals or rookie hackers. So get ready to come out swinging on the most epic golfing weekend ever!
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Photos courtesy Hyundai SA The Hyundai Goodwill Ball rolled into Cape Town at Canal Walk Shopping Centre on Friday March 5, 2010. The ball is one of 32 giant soccer balls travelling through 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup™ qualifying nations. At the ball’s many stops, locals and visitors have the opportunity to sing to the soccer ball and share their good wishes for their teams.
Cape Town Tourism staff spinning their wheels In support of the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, Cape Town Tourism invited those members who offer cycling-related products to exhibit at its new visitor centre in Burg Street.
Cape Town’s roads will make way for the Cape Argus Pick N Pay Cycle Tour this weekend. Photo courtesy Mark Auer Numerous roads in Cape Town and surrounding areas, will be closed on Saturday and Sunday because of the Cape Argus Pick N Pay Cycle Tour.
Photo by Skye Grove Cape Town Tourism hosted a photo competition to celebrate the month of love in Cape Town during February 2010. Team members were invited to submit a photo of the most romantic spot in Cape Town motivating why this place is special to them.
This photograph of fishing boats at Paternoster, Cape Town, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Peter Grobbelaar.
Rene Haselbacher. Photo courtesy Tony Rocha Austrian rider, Rene Haselbacher, won the first 106km stage of the 2010 Pick n Pay Cape Argus Giro del Capo invitational cycling event, held in Wellington yesterday. Haselbacher represents Team Safindit.co.za. Team Medscheme’s Malcolm Lange came in second, followed by Burry Stander of Team Specialized.
This photograph of the view from a hike above Constantia Nek was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Marie Viljoen.
Exploring new horizons. Photo courtesy Chris Bloomfield The ABSA Cape Epic takes place during the last week of March or the first week of April each year. This year the event will be hosted from March 21 to 28, 2010. It is the largest mountain bike stage race in the world, taking place over eight stages with the riders receiving food, water and energy drinks at the various feed zones during the race stages.
Lance Armstrong has arrived in Cape Town. Photo courtesy Eugene Wie Legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong arrived in Cape Town yesterday evening, despite a slight delay caused by passport problems.
This photograph of Cape Town Harbour was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member blerimi-prizren.
There is plenty rugby action still to come at Newlands this season. Photo courtesy Dplanet Cape Town rugby fans had much to smile about this weekend, as the Stormers thrashed the Highlanders 33-0 at Newlands on Saturday.
About 6 000 people took part in Gay Pride 2010, which meandered through the streets of Cape Town on Saturday, March 6.
Having some fun. Photo by Deon Gurling Cape Town’s streets played host to the city’s annual Gay Pride parade this past Saturday, with around 6 000 people loudly and proudly proclaiming their support for gay rights. In the blistering heat, the procession of colourful floats, and colourful people, made its way along the route – from Prestwich in Green Point to Adderley in the heart of town.
This photograph of Cape Town Harbour was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Bianca Preusker aka biancapreusker.
This photograph of a beachfront balustrade in Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member O’Neil Steenkamp.
This photograph of the view south from Kalk Bay was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Steve Crane.
Cycling legend Lance Armstrong will be taking part in next weekend’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour. Photo courtesy Eugene Wei Lance Armstrong, voted by Procycling magazine as the most influential person in cycling, will be the biggest name at next weekend’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour.
Cape Town markets are well known for their fresh produce. Photo courtesy mallix Why not turn weekend drudgery into an al fresco breakfast and family outing, surrounded by the beauty of the Cape outdoors?
This beautiful picture was taken in an open field in Darling, less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town.
This photograph of a King Protea in Franschhoek was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Andy aka bokafrica.
Although Table Mountain provides the best views of Cape Town, Signal Hill comes a close second.
This photograph of a fisherman at Melkbos Strand was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Hantie aka Out_In_Africa.
Therisa Andrews from Cape Town Routes Unlimited shows her diski dance spirit at the 100 Days to Kick-off celebration, outside Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday. Therisa and her colleagues are all very excited about the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and what it means for Cape Town.
This photograph of a view of Noordhoek from a car was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Helen aka dailyhelen.
It was fantastic to watch 570 children doing the Diski Dance at the Cape Town Stadium to celebrate 100 days to kick-off.
Children having fun during the diski dance. Photo by Roy Barford About 800 school children from around Cape Town celebrated the 100th day before the 2010 FIFA World Cup ™ by diski dancing outside Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday.
School children from around Cape Town perform a diski dance outside Cape Town Stadium. Photo by Roy Barford Tuesday, March 2, 2010 marked 100 days to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ kick-off, and Cape Town is celebrating in style. The morning started with a group of proud Capetonians walking the 2.6km fan mile route to Cape Town Stadium from St. Georges Mall. They then went for a trip around town on a City Sightseeing Bus.
Cape Town celebrated100 Days to Kickoff today, with a mass Diski Dance at Cape Town Stadium. Cape Town Tourism went on air on 567 Cape Talk during their weekly feature Time out Tourist, promising a Cape Town branded soccer ball for the first 100 people to contact them by email. A number of keen listeners have already collected their prize, along with a very cool backpack, from our office.
Fashion design was one aspect of the 2010 Design Indaba. Photo by Deon Gurling The Cape Town International Convention Centre was abuzz over the weekend as designers from various disciplines including fashion, jewellery design, interiors, photography and graphic design showcased their works at the annual International Design Indaba.