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No matter what type of weekend person you are; Cape Town has a weekend for you!

Hello Weekend 2015 - Get involved

Cape Town Tourism is proud to launch our new destination marketing campaign ‘Hello Weekend’.

What type of weekend person are you?

Find out what’s on in Cape Town: 08 May-02 August 2015.
Each of these weekends is an opportunity to make fantastic weekend travel plans.

Cape Town: May to August

May to August in Cape Town is a hive of activity with some amazing events happening around the Mother City.

#LoveCapeTown - Iconic Cape Town

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#LoveCapeTown - Flavours of Cape Town

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#LoveCapeTown - Design Capital 2014

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South African Jain, vegan or vegetarian breakfast recipe guide, produced by SA Tourism in March’15.

Vegetarian, vegan and Jain food Guide

South African guide on vegetarian, vegan and Jain dining, produced by SA Tourism in March’15.

Eat Out Chinese Directory

A directory with more than 70 of South Africa’s favorite Chinese Restaurants, produced by SA Tourism in March’15.

Top 10 Indian Restaurants in South Africa

A guide of South Africa’s top ten Indian restaurants, produced in March’15.

V&A Waterfront Unique Discoveries Guide

Long established and proud of a rich heritage, the V&A Waterfront marches with time, embracing change that brings with it exciting new additions for you to discover. JAN’15

Neue, einzigartige und etwas weniger bekannte Kapstadt

Kapstadt ist nicht nur eine äuSSerst liebenswerte Stadt sondern auch tonangebend was Innovation betrifft. Ständig bringt sie neue Aktivitäten, Attraktionen, Restaurants und Bars hervor. MAR’15

Kapstadt Informationen: Deutscher Markt

Kapstadt ist reich an Kultur und Tradition, bietet Golfplätze von Weltklasse sowie hervorragende Weine und wahre Spitzenküche. Kapstadt hat aber auch zahlreiche Angebote für einen Abenteuerurlaub, ob man nun Gleitschirmsegeln oder Abseilen möchte.  MAR’15

Top 9 luxury experiences in Cape Town

The Metropolitan city of 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 a natural haven for those seeking only the very best. FEB’15

Cape Town Information: Indian Market

Download our PDF for useful information about Cape Town, in addition to information about flying from India to Cape Town and visa requirements for Indian travelers. FEB’15

Top 6 things to do in and around Newlands Cricket Stadium

Download ‘Top 6 things to do in and around Newlands Cricket Stadium ‘FEB’15

New, unique and lesser known activities for Cape Town

Cape Town is not only an iconic destination but also on the forefront of innovation. New activities, attractions, restaurants and bars are constantly opening - making it difficult to keep up.
Here is a pick of our top 10 new and lesser known experiences in the mother city. JAN’15

Cape Town Information: USA Market

Download our PDF for useful information about Cape Town, in addition to information about flying from the USA to Cape Town and visa requirements for USA travelers.JAN’15

Southern Suburbs Map

The suburbs south-east of the city centre and Table Mountain, stretching from the base of Table Mountain National Park toward False Bay, are collectively known as the Southern Suburbs. This area includes the well-known suburbs of Newlands, Constantia, Claremont, Rondebosch and Observatory, as well as lesser-known suburbs such as Grassy Park, Lansdowne and Retreat. DEC’14

Cape Flats Map

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. As living jazz legend Abdullah Ibrahim proclaimed in his 1974 anthem Mannenberg, 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. DEC’14

Northern Suburbs Map

There is a distinct difference between the Northern and Southern suburbs, and the two are separated by the huge urban metropolis called ‘Century City’, a shopping mecca with business and residential components. Enormous growth, Grand West Casino, a number of wine routes, including the Durbanville Wine Valley, has impacted on both shopping and leisure options. DEC’14

Blaauwberg Map

The Blaauwberg region is one of the fastest-growing areas in the Western Cape and is the gateway to the Cape West Coast. The area encompasses 48 km of sandy white beaches, and is best known for its spectacular views of Table Mountain across Table Bay.  DEC’14

Helderberg Map

The Helderberg basin is one of the most visually dramatic areas in the Cape, with the Hottentots Holland and Helderberg Mountain ranges creating a powerful backdrop against which the valley descends into vineyards, golf estates and finally onto a coastline swept with warm waters and white, sandy beaches.  DEC’14

Cape Peninsula Map

Home to one of the world’s most spectacular passes, Chapman’s Peak Drive, seaside villages and suburbs that remain far from the madding crowd. Cape Point is one of the highest sea cliffs in the world – 249m above sea level.  DEC’14

Groot Constantia Wine Estate's Unique Selling Points

Groot Constantia is South Africa’s oldest wine farm - in existence for 329 years this year. Wine has been produced on the estate without interruption since 1685.  NOV’14

Cape Town Map- Central City and Surrounds

The Cape Town map is a must-have resource for any visitor to our city.  It has been updated with all the latest transport routes and includes useful information and tips to assist you when visiting Cape Town.  DEC’14

Visitors' Guide 2015

The Official Visitors’ Guide is a must-have resource for guests to the Mother City. This valuable, compact magazine is jam-packed with essential information for business and leisure visitors to the fairest Cape.

MyCiTi Bus Cape Town Routes Map

MyCiTi operates scheduled buses that link you with major attractions along the Atlantic Ocean. 
Download the latest MyCiTi route map, to assist you when planning your routes.  NOV’14

Cape Town Information: Netherlands Market

Download our PDF for useful information about Cape Town, in addition to information about flying from the Netherlands to Cape Town and visa requirements for visitors from the Netherlands.  NOV’14

Autumn in Cape Town

Cape Town in Autumn is one of the city’s best kept secrets, with beautiful sunny days to spend your time outdoors and experience one of the many activities on offer. NOV’14

Cape Town Events Calendar – November 2014 to October 2015

Stay up to date and download our detailed events calendar showcasing a variety of top events taking place from November 2014 to October 2015.

As melhores experiencias na Cicade do Cabo

A cidade è uma cidade amiagavel que oferece belezas naturais, experiêncas culturais, diversao e varios lugares para comer e badalar. SEP’14

Mercado da Cidade do Cabo Brasil Informação

Baixe o nosso PDF para obter informações úteis sobre Cidade do Cabo, além de informações sobre o vôo dos Brasil para a Cidade do Cabo e exigências de visto para os Brasil viajantes. SEP’14

Cabo em 5 dias

Baixe nosso itinerário cinco dias para Cidade do Cabo_SEP’14

Principais movitos para visitor a Cidade do Cabo

Uma cidade unica, a cidade do Cabo oferece uma beleza natural de Tirar o folego entre montanhas e cum oceano infinito, excelente para se tirar fotos maravilhosas. SEP’14

Experiências Cidade do Cabo com mapa Cape Peninsula

Ben vindo a cidade do Cabo, a capital Africana para aventuras, incluindo experiências culturais, vida noturna e gastronomia requintada esperando para ser descoberto!  SEP’14

Shopping in Cape Town

Cape Town is a shopper’s paradise with an abundance of shopping malls, craft markets and boutique shop. JUN’14

Cape Town Adventure in Nature

Cape Town is the ideal destination for visitors wanting to experience a variety of fun outdoor activities set in beautiful natural scenery.  JUN’14

Luxury in Cape Town

Cape Town’s majestic setting is ideal for a luxury holiday with exceptional hospitality, service and attention to detail.  JUN’14

Safety in Cape Town

A great deal of focus is put on Cape Town’s safety for visitors with year-round programmes focusing on prevention of incident through joint community, stakeholder and enforcement efforts, use of technology and in the training of hospitality stakeholders and their staff. JUN’14

Top cultural and heritage experiences in Cape Town

As the oldest city in South Africa, Cape Town has a fascinating story to tell. The city’s infinite cultural diversity stems from its port heritage and continuous reinvention to become the melting pot of cultures it is today.  JUN’14

Cape Town’s 4 day itinerary

Download our 4 day Cape Town itinerary, developed for the Chinese market.  JUN’14

Iconic Cape Town Itinerary

A city like no other, Cape Town offers breath-taking natural beauty between rugged mountains and an endless ocean offering great opportunities for stunning photographs.  JUN’14

Cape Town Fact Sheet

Download our Cape Town information fact sheet on the Chinese market JUN’14

Top Chinese and Asian restaurants in Cape Town

Download our PDF for an overview of Chinese restaurants in Cape Town.

Chinese Cape Town City Map

Download this PDF map for useful information about where to go, what to do and more in of our beautiful City of Cape Town. This map is translated in Mandarin

Top Cultural Experiences in Cape Town

As the oldest city in South Africa – and its unofficial creative capital - Cape Town has an interesting story to tell.
Download the top cultural experiences to explore Cape Town MAR’14

Cape Town New & Unique Experiences

From unique outdoor experiences, encountering marine life first-hand, to luxurious new restaurants and exhilarating adventure sports; Cape Town is always evolving with new and interesting activities to explore.  JUN’14

Top Golf Estates in Cape Town

Cape Town is the ideal setting for golfers.  The wide range of excellent golf courses, from established parkland courses to links layouts, sees to the needs of novices and professionals alike.
Download our PDF that consists of the top golf courses in Cape Town, created in March’14.

Kapstadt Stadtplan auf Deutsch

Laden Sie diese PDF- Karte für nützliche Informationen über wohin sie gehen, was sie tun und mehr in unserer schönen Stadt Kapstadt . Diese Karte ist in deutscher Übersetzung .

Iconic Cape Town Itinerary

Download our 5 day ‘Iconic Must See’ Cape Town itinerary JAN’14

Explore Cape Town- a guide of the best things to see and do in the Mother City

A city like no other, Cape Town offers breath-taking natural beauty between rugged mountains and an endless ocean.
Download our PDF for a guide of the best things to see and do in the Mother City.  JAN’14

Top family friendly activities in Cape Town

Download our PDF for a list of activities to do with your family in Cape Town.  JAN’14

Top escapism and relaxation activities in Cape Town

Cape Town’s natural beauty makes this city the perfect place to unwind and relax in.

Top fun activities in Cape Town

From fresh-air fun to adrenaline-pumping adventures, from festivals to club-hopping; Cape Town offers endless experiences to allow for heart-racing exhilaration and loads of good fun.
Download our PDF for a list of fun activities to do in Cape Town! JAN’14

Top Indian food spots in Cape Town

Cape Town’s diverse multi -cultural ancestry has enjoyed the influence of many traditional cooking styles, including Cape Malay and Indian influences.  Download our PDF for an overview of the top Indian restaurants in Cape Town.  JAN’14

Safety in Cape Town fact sheet

Download safety PDF for tips and useful contact details when in Cape Town.  JAN’14

Top design tours in Cape Town

Download 12 design tours showcasing the many different aspects of what World Design Capital meant to Cape Town in 2014 – from District Six Heritage Tours, ‘Public Spaces’ walking tours to ‘In the Footsteps of Madiba’ tours.

A Posh Night Out

A city like Cape Town begs to be celebrated in luxurious style. From cigar, whiskey and wine bars, to entertaining and thought-provoking theatre performances and excellent restaurants all round, the visitor in search of a sophisticated experience will be spoilt for choice. Go one step further and hire a private chef or charter a yacht at sunset…you only live once!

Open Air Entertainment

No one goes inside when the sun sets on summery Cape Town. Besides bar hopping and a night of dancing, there are a multitude of open-air entertainment options to be experienced under the African stars.

Sundowners with a View

After a long, hard day – whether shopping and sightseeing or sunning yourself on the beach – it is only right to claim your rewards with a thirst-quencher befitting the occasion.

A Day Outdoors

The abundance of natural assets in Cape Town means residents are very lucky to live where they do, but it also presents huge advantages for visitors. With so much on offer it’s a real challenge to pick a favourite outdoor activity, from exploring the smallest floral kingdom on the planet and a mountainous New7Wonder of the World, Table Mountain, to diverse beaches, winelands and high adventure activities.

Take to the skies

An active and outdoor lifestyle has long been part of the Cape Town mind set. Mountains and caves, lush vegetation and lively seas all make for a fantastic backdrop for the adventure playground that is the Mother City. If you’re an adrenaline junkie your time in Cape Town isn’t likely to be spent indoors… Cape Town offers just about every extreme sport in the book, plus it’s affordable and accessible. So, whether you are a beginner or a hardcore adrenalin addict, gear up and try at least one extreme sport while you’re in town.

Cycling and Hiking Cape Town

Cape Town offers some of the most scenic and varied routes for cycling and hiking in the world. From social and competitive cycling events, to casual hikes and guided walks, enthusiasts of all ages will find a beautiful track to stretch their legs on, enjoy stunning views and make magnificent memories.

Explore Reserves and Forests

Cape Town’s lush “green scene” encompasses a variety of national parks, reserves, forests and wetland areas. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a firm local favourite; Table Mountain was recently named one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature and the Table Mountain National Park runs the length of the Southern Peninsula offering unforgettable experiences, including the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve at Cape Point; Rondevlei Nature Reserve and the Edith Stephens Wetland Park, famous for its endemic species dating back over 200 million years, can also both be found on the Cape Flats.

Discover Oceans and Beaches

One of Cape Town’s most attractive features is its idyllic coastline offering beautiful beaches, adventurous water activities and fascinating marine life. Blue Flag Status or not, all of Cape Town’s beaches are there for your entertainment, from family friendly hotspots to sand dunes, surfing hubs and trendy palm-lined seashores.

Historic Cape Town

Over the past 300 years Cape Town has become a cultural melting pot, but only by experiencing the wealth of heritage sites the city offers can one truly begin to get under the skin of this fascinating city.

Sport and Adventure Itinerary

Explore Cape Town for five days through a Sport and Adventure lens. This itinerary includes things to do, places to see, images and a map to download.

Outdoor and Nature Itinerary

Explore Cape Town for five days through an Outdoor and Nature lens. This itinerary includes things to do, places to see, images and a map to download.

Histroy and Heritage Itinerary

Explore Cape Town for five days through a History and Heritage lens. This itinerary includes things to do, places to see, images and a map to download.

Arts and Culture Itinerary

Explore Cape Town for five days through an Arts and Culture lens. This itinerary includes things to do, places to see, images and a map to download.

Wine and Beer Fact Sheet

Cape Town is renowned for its beautiful wine estates and award winning wines and many offer tastings, lunches and events on a regular basis. Newlands Brewery, the oldest brewery in South Africa is situated in Cape Town and micro-breweries are popping up all over town as the hand-made beer trend continues to draw its devotees. Whisky and brandy tours, pairings and tastings, are a part of the Cape’s swilling adventures too…

Wellness Fact Sheet

Capetonians are proudly laid-back with a balanced outdoor lifestyle encompassing some of the most beautiful settings in the world. But why is it that Cape Town can restore one’s natural balance with more than just its natural wonders? It could be because the city’s location is regarded worldwide as an important energy centre, or perhaps because there’s something in its beauty and tranquility that allows people to just chill out… Here are a few more options for relaxing in Cape Town…

Nightlife Fact Sheet

If the city centre is the heart of Cape Town’s nightlife then Long Street is the main artery, with its energy emanating outwards along Kloof Street, Tamboerskloof and Somerset Road, Green Point all the way onto the Atlantic Seaboard and Cape Town’s sunset capital, Victoria Road in Camps Bay.