Cape Flats

The Cape Flats, the low-lying area just to the north of Cape Town, is one of the city’s most edgy, colourful and creative places.

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May 26 2018

Nestled between the townships of Philippi and Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain was founded in the 70s, when thousands of Capetonians were forcibly moved here under the Group Areas Act. Today, Mitchells Plain is home to over 300,000 residents from diverse and colourful backgrounds. You’ll find evidence of this tight-knit community wherever you look – from the friendly locals…

May 26 2018

Gugulethu – Xhosa for “our pride” – is a colourful, vibrant and lively township on the outskirts of the city. A visit to the township is an unforgettable experience and a stark reminder of how life need not be all five-star luxury to be friendly, welcoming, and real. Originally named Nyanga West, “Gugs”, as Gugulethu is often called, was established in…

May 26 2018

Athlone in Cape Town is a cultural hub made up of a number of vibrant arts, culture and memorial areas that form a centre for the culturally diverse community of the Cape Flats. Athlone on the Cape Flats is the home of the Trojan Horse Memorial, a reminder of an incident which took place in 1985, when three…

May 26 2018

As living jazz legend Abdullah Ibrahim proclaimed in his 1974 anthem Manenberg, this “is where it’s happening”. This large area is primarily residential, and rich in political history as most of the families involved in forced removals during the apartheid era were relocated here. ‘The Flats’ as they are commonly known by locals, consist of township areas such as Bishop Lavis, Hanover Park, Langa,…

May 26 2018

Langa, meaning sun, was established in 1927 in terms of the 1923 Urban Area Act and is one of the oldest townships in South Africa. It was a focal area for much of the resistance against the apartheid government and as such has a rich – if often turbulent – history. It is well known for its cultural offerings, its…

May 26 2018

Khayelitsha is Cape Town’s largest township, located around 20 minutes from the city centre. Consisting of both formal and informal housing, the area in the past has often been associated with negative views, but that is beginning to change. With a vibrant youth culture and an entrepreneurial spirit beginning to take hold, Khayelitsha is quickly becoming a shining light in…

May 26 2018

Khayelitsha is the largest township in Cape Town and is situated 30km south east of the city centre, just off the N2. It’s a vibrant township known for its entrepreneurial spirit and social development projects. The people are friendly and inviting, the area is rich in culture and diversity, and is a truly South African experience that will stay with…

May 26 2018

The Cape Flats, the low-lying area just to the north of Cape Town.  As living jazz legend Abdullah Ibrahim proclaimed in his 1974 anthem Manenberg, this “is where it’s happening”. This large area is primarily residential, and rich in political history as most of the families involved in forced removals during the apartheid era were relocated here. ‘The Flats’ as…

The Edith Stephens Wetland Park is an interesting and insightful natural biodiversity area that sits on the Cape Flats. The park provides shelter and protection to rare plant species, wild birds and water birds.

Kabura Travel & Tours, situated in Cape Town, South Africa offers private and guided tours as well as shuttle and taxi-cab options. Customised itineraries and unique experiences ensure that visitors are happy customers.

Found about 20 minutes out from the city centre, this affordable Cape Town B&B is an ideal location for getting around to all the major tourist attractions. Look out onto Table Mountain, framed brilliantly in an incredible vista of the Mother City.

Miki Lodge is located in Woodstock on 59 Victoria Road, only 1km from the Cape Town CBD and has access to all public transport. Views from our rooms include the beautiful Cape Town (Mother City) and Table Mountain, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Come and spend a night in our luxurious lodge with double rooms…

Sisero 1 Accommodation is a humble accommodation agency that represents two guesthouses in the Cape. The first is located in the tree-lined suburb of Pinelands, where it is close to a number of shops and restaurants, and a short drive from Grand West Casino. The second can be found on the outskirts of Khayelitsha township, perfect for anyone on business in ...

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