Outdoor Activities

Cape Town and the Cape region offer a broad range of outdoor activities and there is something for everyone.

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Trail running in Cape Town is incredibly popular with a huge amount of routes for runners to explore – from technical mountain routes to more expansive jeep tracks and forest trails. What better way to take in the Mother City and its surrounding areas’ natural beauty than on foot, all the while surging down organic single track and cruising down…

The minute Kiff Kombi pulls into the parking lot, it is clear this is a daytrip with a difference. The old school kombi (microbus), the eclectic paint job and the summer tunes blasting out of the speakers set the tone early on for a chilled, yet vibey, tour of Cape Town. Drew and Sophie, co-founders of Kiff Kombi Tours, wanted…

Clear, blue skies and long, warm evenings is a standard feature of Cape Town’s long summer that stretches from as early as October and into March. It’s the sort of summer that you’d think wouldn’t require much preparation at all, save an extra pair of flip flops and perhaps, a fancy swimsuit. But, there’s plenty more to know about summer…

With our late summer sunsets, warm, clear evenings, and beautiful surrounds, there are few better places to spend New Year’s Eve celebrating the end of the year past, and ushering in a brand new one. On the day itself most of us spend the day recovering from partying up a storm the night before, but this doesn’t mean you have…

Cape Town comes alive over the festive season with plenty of events to choose from. In fact, we’re so spoilt for choice you might struggle to actually settle on which ones to attend. Here are some events in Cape Town over December we strongly recommend you don’t miss. Carols by candlelight Held over four nights in the middle of December,…

The popular hop on hop off double-decker red bus is known for being one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways of getting to Cape Town’s top attractions. The family-friendly City Sightseeing bus offers audio information about the journey in 15 languages, and even boasts an audio channel especially for children.

Leave your modern life, and car, behind when you take a trip on the charming and classic Franschhoek Wine Tram.

The best views of Cape Town are from the Table Mountain Cableway, a unique and 87-year- old method of seeing the wonders of the city. Travel up to the summit of the majestic flat-topped mountain and be astounded by vistas of the Mother City, Robben Island and the Peninsula.

Cool Runnings is the only toboggan track in Africa, and with sunny skies and warm temperatures, these toboggans definitely aren’t running on the traditional snow and ice. Instead, Cool Runnings toboggans run on a stainless steel track, each seating one or two people. Your ride starts with a pull up a steep grassy slope by a hook at the ...

SA Forest Adventures provides guests with a wide array of adventure activities in the Western Cape that will be sure to live long in the memory banks. From river rafting down the untouched Orange River to the thrills of sandboarding in the dunes around Kleinmond, there’s something for everyone.

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