About the Area
Situated between the city center and the lush, green suburbs further north, Cape Town’s northern suburbs offer the best of both worlds. From the trendy shops of Belville to the world-class winelands, cafes and leafy avenues of Durbanville.
Nature lovers will feel right at home in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. The area is home to a number of nature reserves, including the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and the Durbanville Nature Reserve. In addition, the Winelands are just a short drive away, offering visitors the opportunity to sample some of South Africa’s finest wines.
For those who prefer a more urban environment, the city center is just a short drive from most of the Northern Suburbs. And for those who enjoy shopping, there are a number of shopping malls in the area. No matter what your interests are, the northern suburbs of Cape Town have something to offer.
Things to Do in the Northern Suburbs
The Northern Suburbs of Cape Town are a great place to explore, with something to suit everyone. For those who love the outdoors, there are plenty of hiking and mountain biking trails to discover, as well as a number of parks, gardens and heritage sites.
Places to Stay in the Northern Suburbs
Whatever your accommodation needs, you are sure to find something to suit in the Northern Suburbs. Accommodation ranges from camping to luxury homestays near the wineries or quaint B&Bs closer to town.
Places to Eat & Drink in the Northern Suburbs
The area’s restaurants offer cuisines from all over the world, so you’re sure to find something to your taste. And if you’re in the mood for something a little more local, Durbanville is also home to some of South Africa’s best wineries.
Looking for some travel inspiration for your next trip to Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs? Here are some ideas to get you started: