Things To Do In Cape Town

Are you looking for things to do in Cape Town. Check out some of our posts below for some great ideas whether it is outdoors, indoors, in winter or in summer. You can also check out our top 5 or top 10 categories for the best food, activities, hiking trails or beaches to visit while in Cape Town.

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William Kentridge – ‘Why Should I Hesitate: Sculpture’

Atrium and Galleries 2-8 Norval Foundation, 4 Steenberg Rd, Tokai, Cape Town

Why Should I Hesitate: Sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge is on exhibition at Norval Foundation. It is the largest exhibition to be held in Africa in over a decade by Kentridge […]

Why Should I Hesitate: Putting Drawings to Work

Zeitz MOCAA V&A Waterfront, Silo District, S Arm Rd, Waterfront, Cape Town

Internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge’s Why Should I Hesitate: Putting Drawings to Work is open at the Zeits MOCAA. Held in conjunction to his sculptural exhibition at the Norval Foundation, this is the largest exhibition to be […]


Gabrielle Goliath | This Song is for…

Iziko South African National Gallery Government Ave, Gardens, Cape Town

This Song Is For…  is a series of dedication songs chosen by survivors of sexual violence, which are performed as covers by women-led and/or gender-nonconforming ensembles. In each song a […]

Table Mountain Cableway Sunset Special

Table Mountain Tafelberg Road, Cape Town

Local visitors to Table Mountain can get half-priced return tickets on the Aerial Cableway as part of their Sunset Special. The Sunset Special runs from the 1st of November 2019 until 29 […]

R75 – R150

Aunty Merle – it’s a Girl!

Baxter Theatre Main Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town

Nominated for 4 Fleur Du Cap awards, Marc Lottering’s smash hit show Aunty Merle: The Musical enjoys four critically acclaimed seasons. And now the much anticipated sequel is here, Aunty Merle – It’s a Girl. […]

R125 – R225

Makona Luxury Holistic Retreats

Sempurna Estate McGregor, Cape Town

Makona founder, Lara Pfleiderer offers magical luxury and unforgettable weekend in a peaceful and inspiring environment, within the beauty of nature. Makona’s exclusive Sempurna Retreat runs from 5 to 8 […]

The Merlin Wall

Youngblood Arts and Culture Development 70 - 74 Bree Street, Cape Town

For First Thursday, Youngblood Gallery hosts Jooj, local origami artist, who attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the largest display of Origami butterflies. The opening night bears witness to […]

ANON at 44 on Long | Pop Up Art Show

44 on Long 44 on Long, Cape Town

Pop-up gallery ANON hosts a series of exhibitions curated around relevant topics, deliberately blurring the boundaries of fine art and activism. Each show incorporates performance and poetry alongside work by […]

Let’s Talk Boules

Rooftop of Harvest Cafe & Deli 102 Wale Street, Cape Town

Let’s Talk Boules is a Summer pop-up interpretation of the French games Boules where, instead of rolling, the balls are thrown. Set on the rooftop of the Harvest Cafe and […]


Little Dahlings

Courtyard Playhouse 76 Strand St, Cape Town

Courtyard Playhouse presents Little Dahlings, an improvised tribute to the works of Roald Dahl. Guests get to dive into the mind of one of the most adored children’s authors in this […]


Bilongue by Barthélémy Toguo

Stevenson Art Gallery 160 Sir Lowry Rd, Cape Town

Stevenson Gallery presents Bilongue an exhibition of new work by Barthélémy Toguo – his third with the gallery, following Strange Fruit in Johannesburg in 2016, and Celebrations in Cape Town in 2014. While the artist’s preceding […]

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20 best things to do in Cape Town in 2020

It’s time for the ultimate Cape Town bucket-list of the 20 best things to do in Cape Town in 2020! If you’re up for the ultimate adventure jam-packed with beauty, excitement, fun, thrill and exhilarating experiences, this is the perfect…
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Top 5 Beach Bars in Cape Town

There is nothing quite as glorious as summertime in the Mother City! Beautiful warm weather, chilled-out beach days, late sunsets and a cool Cape Town summer vibe. It’s pure bliss! But what makes it even better is celebrating all the lovely…
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Top 10 restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Cape Town

Loved up couples and love birds, we’re sure you’re aware that Valentine’s Day is right within reach. But, just in case you haven’t made any special Valentine’s Day plans yet. We’re here to save the day with a few top restaurants,…
One&Only Cape Town Valentine's Day Event 2020
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Top 10 Valentine’s Day date ideas in Cape Town

Love is in the air and the Mother City is loving every single second of it! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. And there truly is no better place to celebrate it than in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Cape Town. Home…
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Top 5 Coolest Cafés in Cape Town

Its time to explore Cape Town’s coolest cafés! In Cape Town living that cool café lifestyle is as easy as savouring a spectacular cup of artisan coffee or indulging in a delicious baked good. But, besides sensational sweet treats, some…
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Top 5 reasons to visit Cape Town in summer

Summer in Cape Town truly is like no other. Stunning sunny days, blissful beach adventures, late sunset strolls and a vibrant summer-time vibe. The Mother City is pure summer bliss. And while there’s no denying the fact that summer is a glorious…