A GUIDE TO HIKING IN CAPE TOWN
Cape Town is the ultimate hiking paradise. Boasting an incredible variety of beautiful and thrilling hiking trails, ranging from beginner to advanced, there is something for every avid hiker at heart. Even if you’ve never hiked a day in your life, Cape Town’s thriving hiking scene welcomes you with open arms. However, before you embark on your ultimate Cape Town hiking adventure, it is important to be fully prepared for what lies ahead.
OPENWINE WINE TASTING ROOM & KITCHEN IN CAPE TOWN
Calling all local and global wine lovers! It’s time to experience Cape Town’s unique and exciting local wine culture like you never have before. By visiting one of its trendy wine bars of course! Besides the fact that the Western Cape is home to the largest wine producing region in Africa. Boasting a variety of world-renowned wine estates, top-tier wineries, exceptional wine and superb food and wine pairing experiences.
BEST DAMS AND RIVERS FOR SWIMMING IN CAPE TOWN
If you’re looking to take a cool and refreshing dip away from the large crowds, sand and sea water, Cape Town’s exciting variety of dams and rivers are the perfect place to do just that. Let’s be honest, what’s more thrilling than plunging into a crystal-clear rock pool in one of the most beautiful locations and natural gems in the Western Cape? Here are some of the best dams and rivers for swimming in Cape Town, all of which deserve a prime spot on your bucket-list.
ROBBEN ISLAND MUSEUM RE-OPENS FOR TOURS
The Robben Island Museum is thrilled to announce that they will officially resume their sought-after tours on Monday, 14 September 2020. To ensure that COVID-19 Lockdown Alert Level 2 regulations and guidelines are upheld as well as to safeguard the health and safety of all visitors and staff, the Robben Island Museum will only operate two tours on a weekly basis – Mondays and Saturdays at 11:00.
TABLE MOUNTAIN AERIAL CABLEWAY OPENS TO VISITORS
Going on an Aerial Cable Way ride up the gentle giant of the Mother City skyline, Table Mountain, is undoubtedly one of the top things to do in Cape Town. The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company (TMACC) is therefore incredibly excited to announce that local and domestic travellers will finally be able to enjoy this bucket-list worthy experience once again from the 1st of September 2020!
TOP THINGS TO DO IN KALK BAY
Previously named one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world by Forbes, the quirky sea-side town of Kalk Bay definitely lives up to all the hype. Located along the vibrant False Bay coastline, this ocean-front fishing village is jam-packed with tons of character, hidden gems, one-of-a-kind finds, trendy street-lined shops, quaint cafés, scenic beauty and a certain authentic charm and vibrant energy you won’t find anywhere else!
TOP THINGS TO DO IN CAPE TOWN IN SPRING
It’s spring time in the Mother City and we couldn’t be more excited! Known as one of Cape Town’s best kept secrets, the city comes alive as soon as the vibrant spring season arrives. Boasting an endless variety of things to do, see and experience, spring in Cape Town is filled with tons of scenic beauty, stunning mild Mediterranean climate, and thrilling bucket-list worthy experiences and adventures – That’s merely scratching the surface of what spring in Cape Town has to offer!
Support South African Brands selling face masks
It is mandatory for all South Africans to wear face masks when in public, this means that wearing a mask is now a part of our everyday lives. The good news is that this is a great way to support local small businesses and South African brands. We put a list together of local South African businesses making face masks! Illustration by @beloved___designs
Order a Take-Away Coffee During Lockdown Level 4
Calling all head-over-heels coffee lovers, this one is especially dedicated to you! After spending a few weeks in lockdown with nothing but your very own home-made brew to give you the morning kickstart you need, the time you’ve been waiting so eagerly for has finally arrived. Yes, you can now order your favourite cup of coffee from your favourite Cape Town coffee shop. Here are some of the best Cape Town coffee shops delivering during the level 4 lockdown.
Bucket List for First Time Visitors to Cape Town
Known as one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the world, Cape Town has become the ultimate travel destination for adventure seekers and keen travellers from around the globe. From world-renowned landmarks, glorious natural wonders, beautiful beaches & the picturesque Cape Winelands, Cape Town is jam-packed with beauty and adventure at every corner. To ensure you don’t miss out on the very best the Mother City has to offer – Here is the ultimate bucket list for first-time…
Best Cape Town surf spots
Cape Town is surrounded by amazing surfing options, the ocean wrapping itself around the city borders. The wind patterns around the coastline varies, offering surfers a chance to pick and choose what kind of surf conditions they want to test out. And at Cape Point the Indian and Atlantic oceans meet each other, which also creates unique weather patterns. The following is our pick of the best surfing spots in Cape Town.
Things to do during the Coronavirus Nationwide Lockdown in South Africa
So, we can’t go outside (besides our own backyards of course) to seek any physical, mental or emotional stimulation, it’s time to take it to the online world and get creative in all sorts of new and exciting ways! In order to help you through your lockdown period, we’ve put together a list of things to do during the Coronavirus Nationwide Lockdown in South Africa.
Go for a swim in one of Cape Town's Top 10 rooftop pools
The Cape Town summer season is in full swing and things are heating up fast! Besides the chilly Atlantic, there is nothing better than a refreshing dip in one of Cape Town’s top rooftop pools to cool off from the Mother City heat. In addition to being some of the trendiest hotspot and sought-after hotels in town. Cape Town’s cool rooftop hangouts boast incredible pools too.
Go on the ultimate yellow frame tour through the beautiful and vibrant Mother City
It is not only one of the top things to do in Cape Town, but certainly one of the most fun and exciting too! Not only does it give you the opportunity to see the iconic Table Mountain from various locations in and around the city. But explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world in one of the most thrilling ways. Not to mention the fact that you get to take an epic yellow frame snapshot with the magnificent Table Mountain in the background.
EXPLORE THE TOP 10 CAVES IN AND AROUND CAPE TOWN
There’s no shortage of caves to explore within a few hours drive of Cape Town. The Western Cape has many dark gems to explore where you’ll see impressive views, experience the Cape’s long history and rock formations that dazzle you as much as they might inspire the occasional bit of trepidation.