Earth Hour is an annual global event highlighting the environmental challenges facing our planet and is celebrated on the last Saturday in March for one hour from 20:30 pm to 21:30 pm local time. The V&A Waterfront is working with Sunshine Cinema, a solar-powered mobile cinema, to host their first solar-powered Earth Hour event on 25 March 2017.
In The News: A further R37 million for the V&A Waterfront–operated cruise liner terminal
Passengers disembarking from the German luxury liner Europa received a warm welcome at Cape Town’s Cruise Terminal in E Berth at the Port of Cape Town, marking the first arrival of the 2016/17 season.
The 13th of September is officially known at World Chocolate Day and we have found some of the best spots in Cape Town to celebrate. If you do not have a sweet tooth, then do not fear, chocolate usually goes hand-in-hand with a great cup of coffee! So come and celebrate this day of Coffee Chocolate and Decadence 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.
In the news: ‘Museum Night’ concept extends to the historic sites of the V&A Waterfront, with seven museums in the precinct opening their doors FREE of charge to the general public on Thursday, 14 July.
There is no doubt that Robben Island is a very special place, it is a powerful symbol for the triumph of the human spirit, and offers a fascinating insight into the reconciliation and resilience that played such a key role in the development of a new South Africa.