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

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Rocking the Daisies is Cape Town’s biggest outdoor gathering, and it’s become one of the highlights of the festival calendar. The event takes place on the stunning Cloof Wine Estate, just outside Darling, about an hour’s drive from Cape Town. The festival hosts over 25,000 people, and caters to every taste. Whether you’re into rock, folk, house, indie, drum and…

November 17 2017

Somerset West is known for three things: wine, food, and adventure. Only an hour away from the centre of Cape Town, this area has always been popular with tourists because of the high concentration of world-class wine farms, but it’s also fast becoming a haven for nature-lovers who are looking for outdoor activities close to the city. If you’re an…

Capetonians tend towards hibernation in winter, but the city luckily how to lure them out with coffee at cosy cafés, dinner at restaurants with fireplaces and indoor adventures. Here are our top 100 things to do in winter in Cape Town and surrounds. Updated June 2017 DINNER AND JAZZ AT THE CRYPT RESTAURANT This underground restaurant sits under St George’s Cathedral…

Cape Town is beautiful in winter, and did you know that the Mother City offers a range of activities that are best experienced between May to August each year? Yup! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons to visit Cape Town specifically during this time to make your winter an unforgettable experience: No Crowds at Iconic Attractions Cape…

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…

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.

Experience the wild side of the Mother City with an exciting Cape Xtreme Adventure Tour. Cape Xtreme tailors tours to the tastes of every kind of traveller.

Flying a helicopter is a " must do " experience when you visit Cape Town and City Helicopters provides tourists a bird’s eye view of Cape Town.

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