While exploring a city on your own steam may be preferable to many travellers, there is something to be said for having a guide. From pointing out interesting landmarks that may have gone by unnoticed to helping you barter with local informal traders, guided walking tours are always worth investigating on your urban travels. Explore Cape Town’s City Walk via: Footsteps to Freedom, Cape Town Free Walking Tours or the City Sightseeing Walking Tours…
From 8 October to 16 October Groot Constantia is celebrating wine with #PinotageDay and #DrinkLocalWine Day in #SouthAfrica.
The Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts are one of the best ways to spend your Sunday afternoons. Summer isn’t summer in Cape Town without the exciting lineup of Sunday sunset live music performances at the beautiful Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. The line-up has been set and the tickets are currently on sale!
The Cape Town Big 7 attractions have been very busy making your visiting experience bigger and better. Here is a list of new activities that you can enjoy:
Spring is one of the most beautiful seasons in Cape Town and while we can still expect a few more rainy days, we will be rewarded with blooming flowers, warmer days and the promise of Summer! So, come and celebrate Spring with the Cape Town Big 7!
A trip to the Mother City will not be complete without a visit to each Cape Town Big 7 attractions namely: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia – represents the perfect combination of dramatic scenic beauty, enthralling history and exhilarating activities that have come to define this beautiful corner of South Africa.
Read this first-hand account of a morning at Robben Island Museum to find out why the historical location is so much more than a journey back in time.
Can I let you in on a little secret? Every third Saturday of the month, magic invades the Cape Town Company’s Garden as artists, performers and praise singers come out to play. Your senses will be delighted by the sights and sounds of something straight from the pages of a storybook, as you are encouraged to look at your surroundings with new eyes. This is a Cape Town Partnership initiative known as City Walk Saturdays, or #CityWalkSaturdays for those of you on social media.
In the news: In response to significant growth in visitor numbers, Groot Constantia is rolling out a unique new Visitor’sRoute experience – which will be available in time for the second half of 2016’s summer season. Four years of continuous growth in numbers saw Groot Constantia welcome over 400 000 visitors in 2015 alone – which has led to the need to enhance the Groot Constantia experience so that guests are allowed increased, and more personalised interaction, with the staff and offerings at the estate.
There is no shortage of amazing places to wine & dine in Cape Town and with the chilly weather settling in there is no better place to find yourself: in a cosy restaurant with a delicious meal and a glass of wine or two.