Cape Town International Boat Show

Three days of fun. Hundreds of boats. One awesome location! It is the annual Cape Town International boat show, and 2019 is set to be bigger and better than before. This year’s edition promises a once in a lifetime VIP boat cruise experience on the 60-foot Luxury Ocean Princess, a display of the world’s finest yachts, catamarans and exotic boats; family fun and water activities over 3-days.


The 2019 Cape Town International Boat Show will be held from 18-20 October. This is a highlight on the Cape Town luxury events calendar, and a must for all sailing and boating enthusiasts. The show is a hit among visitors and this is one time of the year that the visitors get a chance to experience and see some of the world’s most stunning yachts and boats all in one outstanding display in Cape Town.

The Venue

The entire show is set to take place at the V&A Waterfront. The Waterfront is a fantastic venue, with restaurants, specialty shops, craft markets and much more, while of its charm lies in the incredible location between the harbour and Table Mountain.

The Waterfront Cape Town
Image courtesy of the V&A Waterfront

The Vibe

The Cape Town International Boat show is the biggest boat show on the continent. It has drawn thousands of visitors over the past two decades. Expect a display of the world’s finest yachts, catamarans, and exotic boats. There will be something on offer for the whole family from live demonstrations and water activities to kids’ areas.

This is your opportunity to view the entire industry at one exhibition. The marquee exhibition will feature anything and everything boating related. You’ll find engines, GPS systems, boating insurance brokerage companies, fittings, accessories, and components.

Cape Town International Boat Show 2016


The 2019 ticket prices are as follows:

Family pass (2 adults and 2 kids Ages: 9 – 18): R75/day
Adults: R120/day
Pensioners, Students, and Children (Ages 9 – 18): R50/day
VIP experience: R950


Find out more at the Cape Town International Boat Show website.


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