Cape Town Tourism
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Cape Town can, with some careful planning, deliver a really enjoyable holiday experience for visitors with special access needs. Whilst we have some distance to go to being a completely Universally Accessible (UA) destination, awareness is on the rise and with it the number of improvements made to our city.
Some restaurants are more unusual than others! Ever eaten with puppets? 3m predators with protruding teeth? Girl nerds? Come with us as we explore some of Cape Town’s most surprising dining experiences.
‘Tis the season to give; and if you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet, what are you waiting for? Here are our top summer shopping experiences in the Mother City.
Every year on 2 January the streets of Cape Town come alive with the sounds of the Cape Minstrel Carnival. This tradition is carried down to the youngest member of the family to ensure that this custom will be preserved by future generations.
From Cape Town’s jumping sharks “aka AIR JAWS” to urban brandy routes, from art made out of t-bags to ocean paddles under the full moon, here are 46 spectacularly Capetonian things to do this winter:
Are you ready for an EPIC weekend in the Mother City, #lovecapetown?!
Your last minute weekend plans, at your service. Here are some of my top picks of events and activities this weekend, geared towards everyone in the family.
Long, lazy hot days are heading to gorgeous Cape Town and to celebrate, the iconic Cape Point is hosting an amazing “Countdown to Summer” competition.
It is isn’t everyday a girl gets to feast on a decadent Tsogo Sun picnic basket so when I was offered the opportunity to have this luxurious item sponsored for my meal at the Grand White Dinner in Cape Town on Saturday 1 March, 2014, I jumped at it with relish!
#lovecapetown, it’s your Easter weekend,baby!
Put all your eggs in one basket and eat them at any 1 of these 5 delicious activities in Cape Town over Easter.
Meet Cape Town’s top Instagramers, with our #lovecapetown Instagram takeover.
In Bollywood food is never delivered. It’s cooked by mom with a huge dose of melodramatic affection. It’s a family affair in Cape Town also, with our rich tradition of Indian and Cape Malay cuisine and a theatrical infusion of contemporary flavour.
So everyone keeps telling you need to get in touch with nature. Cape Town’s natural gifts are pretty magnificent. Maybe you have your own natural gifts to offer!
Ever since the night of 27th April 1994 got outrageously out of hand, as South Africans of all colours commemorated the first day they voted as a whole nation and uncontainable parties lasted deep into the night, Freedom Day has been about celebration.
Mother City Slim Shady fans, are you ready to “Lose Yourself” with the one and only Eminem at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday 26 February, 2014?
It’s time to abandon good sense this Youth Day, in the fine tradition of young persons everywhere, beginning when you stroll into one of Cape Town’s 4 weirdest Youth Day parties.
Hot days, sunny skies, gorgeous sunsets and white sandy beaches naturally lend themselves to cool summer entertainment in gorgeous Cape Town. If there is one thing I love more than delicious cocktails and sexy people watching, it’s being entertained in the fun, flirty Mother City and this season, there is plenty to keep us all amused. From award-winning musicals at the city’s top theatres, to live music and movies at open-air venues and costume parties to tasty festivals, there is a little something for everyone in #lovecapetown this summer:
Watching the rugby with a passion bordering on religious fervour (the ref naturally being Satan-spawn should he call against your team) is a beloved ritual for many a Capetonian.
Are you ready for a music-filled weekend in #lovecapetown?
So, Sunday 15 June, 2014 is quickly rolling around and you still stuck on what to do to honour the number one man in your life?
Two exciting new MyCiTi bus routes are launching this Saturday 15 February which will connect Hangberg, Imizamo Yethu and Hout Bay to the inner city.
Whether you are looking at ticking-off some seriously rare birds from your life-list, or just want to enjoy a casual outing spotting some beautiful feathered creatures - Cape Town is an amazing destination to do just that.
Before we bid farewell to 2013, let’s look at the top accolades and reasons why you should be proud to be Capetonian.
School’s out, #lovecapetown Moms and Dads, and these summer holidays, there is plenty to see and do with your little ones in the Mother City. Get out into the sunshine and enjoy a variety of fun activities, take in a show or spend the day at the beach with the little people in your life:
If you want to walk the long walk to freedom this month, here are 5 epic Madiba-inspired attractions you have to visit!
Think “adventure in Cape Town” and your first thoughts will probably be along the lines of shark cage diving, hiking up Table Mountain and kite surfing in Blouberg. Now there’s a new activity to add to your adventure bucket list.
If it’s February in #lovecapetown, you know it’s time for the social event of the year, the J&B Met 2014. This popular horseracing and fashion-forward event will once again be held at the prestigious Kenilworth Racecourse in the Southern Suburbs on Saturday 1 February, 2014.
So you’re keen to get involved in the tastes and sounds, the smell and feel and sights of beautiful Cape Town this weekend? What better place than grand welcoming of the world’s best endurance athletes.
Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.