Cape Town’s Must Know Information

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Top 10 Coworking Spaces in Cape Town

The definition of office has been revolutionised by the concept of coworking spaces. Instead of taking on big overheads for your small business or start-up, you can now share an office space. The perks are multifaceted. From cutting down on…
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Is it Safe to Drink Tap Water in Cape Town?

Cape Town experienced its worst drought in a 100 years from 2017 till 2019. The city launched a Day Zero campaign to bring greater awareness to the severity of the situation. It was speculated that the Mother City would become the first city…
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Forge: The New Trail App for the Cape Peninsula

There are more than 1 300 kilometers of hiking trails in the Cape Peninsula. The hiking community of Cape Town loves exploring the natural beauty of the city. If you are part of the outdoor fanatics club, calling Table Mountain and Lion’s…
A Visitors Guide to Money and Currency in South AfricaPhoto by Travelstart
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A Visitors Guide to Money and Currency in South Africa

When travelling to a foreign country, it’s always tricky to wrap your head around the new money system. We’ve got all the information you need during your stay in South Africa. Whether you decide to use cash or cards – here’s all you…
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Exploring Cape Town with the City Sightseeing Bus

If you’ve been in Cape Town for a few days, you will have seen the bright red double-decker City Sightseeing bus drive past. These busses operate in over a 100 cities across the globe including London, Berlin, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Budapest,…
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Exploring First Thursdays in Cape Town

First Thursdays has been a free public event in Cape Town since 2012. On the first Thursday of each month, the city is abuzz with art lovers. Inner city art galleries stay open till 9PM or later, with special events hosted specifically for the…
Simons Town 5 Must-See Cape Town Neighbourhoods
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5 Must-See Cape Town Neighbourhoods

Every city has a few really cool neighbourhoods that seem to have more than their fair share of history, arts and culture. As it turns out, Cape Town has more than a few. So we’ve put together a handful of our favourite must-see neighbourhoods…
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Where to See the Snow in Winter in Cape Town

Feature image courtesy of @snowreportsa Snow in South Africa remains a fascinating weather phenomenon. Maybe it’s because we’re used to mostly sunny skies and warm days. It’s a great adventure to go snow hunting in winter, and in Cape…
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Best Cape Town Surf Spots

Feature image courtesy of @mad.living 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…
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The Iziko Museum Mile

Museums might sound to some like a very boring outing. But the Iziko initiative aims to offer a unique experience of South Africa’s diverse cultural heritage. The word means “hearth” in isiXhosa. In a traditional African homestead, it…
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What Is the Best Time to Visit Cape Town?

Cape Town has been voted the best city in the world six times in a row by the Telegraph Travel Readers. And it’s not hard to see why. Beautiful beaches, magnificent mountains, endless things to do, a buzzing cosmopolitan vibe… And that’s…
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Top 10 Fun Things to Do in Cape Town for Couples

You don’t have to try very hard to be romantic in Cape Town. The epic views and breath-taking sunsets are enough to make you feel all mushy and lovey-dovey. Beware, the city might make you fall even more in love with your sweetheart! Best…
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5 Off the Beaten Track Festivals

If you’re a person who loves spending time outdoors (without hiking boots, sweat and mosquitoes), and you believe there just isn’t enough food, love and live music in the world, then you’ll want to pack at least a few fresh festival experiences…
Alternative Hiking Routes While Lionshead is Closed
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Alternative Hikes To Do In Cape Town While Lion's Head Is Closed

Lion's Head is closed for trail maintenance and repair from the 7th of January until the 14th of February. To read more about the closure click here. If you are like us you are probably looking for some other hikes to do in Cape Town…
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How to Get From the Cape Town International Airport to Your Hotel

The Cape Town International Airport is located 20 kilometres to the west of the Cape Town CBD. It lies in the Matroosfontein district. Conveniently located next to the N2 highway, you can easily travel to the various sides of the city from…
Lions Head Closed Till 14th February
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Lion’s Head Closed for Trail Upgrades

UPDATE: The reopening of Lion’s Head has been postponed to the 1st of March. After the extensive fire on 27 January 2019, SANparks have been unable to complete the planned maintenance. An investigation was conducted by JP Smith, member of…
Intercape Bus Services Around South Africa
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Exploring the Western Cape with the Intercape Bus

Intercape is the biggest intercity passenger transport service in Southern Africa. They operate in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. We decided to investigate how you can use this luxurious bus service…
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Top 5 Cape Town Farmers Market Experiences

Farmers markets have had a resurgence of popularity thanks to the ‘from farm to plate’ movement, and we couldn’t be happier. What a way to unwind, turn off the smartphone and reconnect with all the things that are most important in life…
Sunset Sea point Swimming Pool Cape Town Emma Van Der Vliet
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Lucky Dips: Special Swims in Cape Town's Pools

  I love swimming – I always have. When I was a child, we used to take the train from Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape all the way to Joburg to visit my grandmother. There I would run the gauntlet into her garden past the homicidal…
Where To See The Wild Flowers In Cape Town West Coast
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Where to see The Wildflowers in the Cape

Each spring the Western Cape is transformed into a wildflower wonderland. For a few weeks from about mid-August till end-September the landscape is scattered with beautifully coloured blooms. They last until the deadly summer heat descends and…
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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (MOCAA)

The Zeitz MOCAA is a not-for-profit contemporary art museum. It exhibits the biggest collection of contemporary African art and is the only museum of its kind on the continent. The main aim of the museum is to collect and preserve twenty-first…
Top 10 Cape Town Travel Guide Books
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Top 10 Cape Town Travel Guide Books

Thinking of coming to the Mother City but want a Cape Town travel guide book so you can start your holiday planning and enjoy some armchair traveling while you count down the days until your flight to South Africa? There are plenty of Cape Town-centric new releases out there, including secret spots to explore and a history of the Mother City.
Cape Town Car Rental Companies
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Best Car Rental Companies in Cape Town

Although the public transport system in Cape Town is of high quality, the freedom to move around on your own schedule, is very appealing. To truly experience Cape Town, you must drive to the outskirts to enjoy the vast difference between areas. From the outstretched beaches of the Atlantic coast, to the forest-like feel of the Southern Suburbs, to the rocky mountains near Muizenberg. Each little hub of Cape Town has its own unique vibe. And cruising around in your own rental car, will offer you a much more holistic picture of the city. We’ve found the best car hire Cape Town has to offer. Some names are well-known across the country, and world. Others are local companies, passionate about offering you a reliable way of exploring the Mother City.
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South African National Parks Week 2019

The first South African National Parks Week was hosted in 2006. Originally the initiative wanted to link the South African national parks system with the bigger global national movement. It creates awareness of the wide range of national parks…
Guide To Getting A SIm Card In South Africa
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Boulders Beach Cape Town

Tag a friend who needs a hug! 🤗 Did you know that Penguins 🐧 mate for life? All 17 Penguin species are only found in the Southern Hemisphere , so although our famous Boulders beach is no secret you may not have appreciated how lucky we are to have these strong yet adorable creatures on our door step in. Follow @secretcapetown for more. Amazing photo by @emmett_sparling
VoiceMap App: Audio Walking Tours in Cape Town
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VoiceMap App: Audio Walking Tours in Cape Town

As a tourist, it’s all too easy to get wrapped up in the “tourist traps” that entice you with all of the must-see and do attraction tours. While touring popular spots in a new city is part of the experience, it’s important not to…
19 Tidal Pools Cape Town
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Cape Town's 19 Amazing Tidal Pools

Cape Town is home to some of the most beautiful and world-famous beaches. Whether you’re looking for a place to swim, surf, or simply relax—Cape Town has it all. For those looking for a safe spot, tidal pools are rocky pools built along…
12 secret spots in Cape Town
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12 Secret Spots in Cape Town

Sure, a visit to Cape Town is not complete without going up Table Mountain. And there are many other must-see tourist spots to visit such as Robben Island, the V&A Waterfront, and Kalkbay. But if you want to really soak up Cape Town like…
Cape Town Secret Beaches
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Best Secret Beaches in the Cape

Cape Town boasts with ten Blue Flag beaches. But there are also other hidden gems that you can visit if you are in the mood for a quieter beach outing. We’ve searched high and low to find you a few for you. Some are located within the city…
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Table Mountain Cable Way Yearly Schedule

On the 2nd of December 2012, Table Mountain was declared one of the new Seven Wonders of Nature. Looking up at the magnificent mountain, it’s not hard to see why it was included. There are some brave people who ascend the mountain on foot,…
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Hike Up Lion's Head

Between Table Mountain and Signal Hill is a mountain which resembles a proud lion overlooking the city of Cape Town. Lion's Head is part of the Table Mountain National Park and considered one of the most popular hiking destinations in Cape…