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    From kayaking and bootcamp to hiking and biking: Getting fit in the Mother City

From kayaking and bootcamp to hiking and biking: Getting fit in the Mother City

Ditch the gym and head for the outdoors with our recommendations on the best places to get fit and healthy, for a summer beneath the Cape Town sun.

Enjoy the best of the outdoors in Cape Town

If you’ve been to or live in Cape Town you’ll know we’re all about the outdoors. Sure, we’ve got some amazing indoor options throughout the city, including fantastic museums, restaurants, shopping and entertainment centres (including the Cape Town Big 6’s own V&A Waterfront), but when the sun’s out, the city really comes to life. Just take a quick trip to the Sea Point Promenade, the Green Point Urban Park, or any one of the Cape’s beaches on even a vaguely sunny day, and you’ll see what we mean. And it’s no different at the Big 6: here’s our selection of top outdoor things to see and do in the Cape.