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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With numerous of public holidays and long weekends throughout April, there are lots of events for the fit and the foodies in and around the Mother City. Here’s a look at some of the biggest and most exciting events coming up this month. Freedom Swim When: Saturday, 8 April 2017 On Saturday, 8 April a bunch of brave swimmers will…

Cape Town is renowned as a luxury destination. With a wide range of activities on offer, five-star service and a love for the finer things in life, the Mother City is waiting to wrap you in her warm, luxurious embrace. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend Dealing direct from mine to market, First Diamonds is able to offer access to…

The Mother City comes to a standstill this weekend as the world’s largest time cycle race, the Cape Town Cycle Tour, winds it way through the city. Take a look below at all the road closures. Saturday, 11 March 2017 Area                                      …

There is plenty happening in Cape Town over March. Take a look at some of the biggest events on the calendar this month. Cape Town Cycle Tour When: 12 March If your idea of fun is to clad yourself in lycra, don cleats and get around on two sets of wheels, then the annual Cape Town Cycle Tour is definitely…

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 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 the stress of modern life, and your car, behind when you take a trip on the charming Franschhoek Wine Tram. Journey through rolling vineyards in an open-side tram and open-air tram-bus stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates.

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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