Sports & Fitness

Cape Town is a sports lover's paradise. The area's exquisite natural terrain and a strong industry makes it the go-to place for top annual events. Cycling, mountain biking, horse-racing and running are on the sporting calendar's list of highlights.

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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 an event to put into your diary. It’s the largest individually timed cycle race in the world (with approximately 35 000 entrants), and it boasts one of the most picturesque…

With its breathtaking mountain ranges and rolling hills, Cape Town and its surrounds is a mountain biker’s heaven. Near countless trails dot the landscape from Table Mountain to Stellenbosch, Paarl and beyond offering stunning routes for riders of all skill levels – no wonder the area plays host the world-famous Cape Epic mountain bike stage race every year.

Cape Town is known to enjoy slowing things down a little and nothing illustrates this more than the vast array of yoga studios dotted in and around the city. On any given day you’ll see people walking through the bustling city streets, a yoga mat tucked under one arm, a water bottle clutched in hand as they make their way…

Cape Town is sports-mad with a rabid sporting fraternity feverishly supporting the city’s professional teams while chasing their own PBs. Cape Town is a sports lover’s paradise. The area’s exquisite natural terrain and a strong industry makes it the go-to place for top annual events. Cycling, mountainbiking, horse-racing and running are on the sporting calendar’s list of highlights. The city…

The SA Musem of Golf at the V&A Waterfront is a must for golf and history buffs. South Africa is a huge golfing nation and Cape Town is home to some of the best golf courses in the country. Having produced 10 Major winners – two women and eight men – the country has enjoyed considerable success in the sport…

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Don’t let your fitness slip away from you while you’re visiting or working in Cape Town. The Westin Grand Hotel offers a more than 1 000 square feet of fitness studio, filled with a full range of strength-training equipment, weights, and cardio machines. Treadmills, elliptical trainers, step machines and stationary bikes each have a personal flat screen television, but the ...


One of the most popular shooting ranges in South Africa, AJ’s Running Guns should be the first stop for any gun enthusiast. Conveniently located in Paarden Eiland, AJ’s is less than 10 minutes from Cape Town city centre.

The Arabella Hotel & Spa is a premium Cape golf estate that embraces an opulent lifestyle combined with an old-world charm and elegance. Once named South Africa’s leading luxury hotel, it is ideal for a peaceful family getaway, adventuring on its quad bikes or enjoying a relaxing horse ride through the countryside.

Sail the open seas and find your big catch with Big Blue Fishing Charters. Enjoy a range of inshore game fishing, reef fishing, and of course, fishing for big game, including yellowfin and longfin tuna. The charters leave from the beautiful and historic Simon’s Town harbour, a great Cape attraction in its own right.

As the name implies, Bikes ‘n Wines offer unique bicycle tours through the renowned Cape Winelands. Take two wheels out for an exciting spin through some of the most beautiful scenery Cape Town has to offer, and stop along the way for a wine tasting experience at a number of award-winning wine estates.

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