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New Karoo Crossing cycle route launched

On 23 September 2020 Premier Alan Winde and Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, launched the Karoo Crossing Route in the Cape...

Some gems in Cape Town’s historical map collection

Cape Town has a rich heritage. part of this heritage is a wonderful collection of historical maps, surveys, plans, and photographs which form part...

CapeNature Free Access Week back during Tourism Month

September is both Tourism Month and Heritage month in South Africa when we rejoice in and celebrate the beauty of our natural heritage. To...

The Boer and Butcher: “Anything fresher on our menus would still be out in Nature”

The Boer and Butcher - a fully operational butchery derived from a passion for natural healthy farming methods, a love for the countryside, its...

Travel & Tourism

Cape Town nominated for five awards at Africa’s World Travel Awards 2020

Cape Town has been nominated for the World Travel Awards for 2020 in numerous and diverse categories. “This is not by chance. Much hard work...

Enjoy a unique Guest Farm Experience at South Hill Vineyards

An hour’s drive south of Cape Town past Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, on the way to the coastal town of Hermanus lies the Overberg town...

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EAT & DRINK

Henri’s Restaurant and Wine Bar supports local Wineries

Henri’s Restaurant and Wine Bar is conveniently situated on Somerset West Main Road in a heritage building which was renovated years ago into a...

Middelvlei’s Boerebraai – proudly South African yet so unique

Situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands is where you’ll find Middelvlei Wines, which has been owned and run by the Momberg family...

Recently added events

Langeberg Link MTB will go ahead as planned

The good news is that Langeberg Link MTB 3-Day stage event scheduled for 25-27 September 2020, will go ahead as planned. The Government has advised...

Celebrating life’s moments with Bona Dea – a venue for all occasions

Bona Dea Private Estate in the breathtaking Hemel-en-Aarde Valley in Hermanus is hailed as one of the most dramatic and romantic locations in South...

Nedbank CWG Auction goes online – with a unique twist

The Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction goes live and online this year, offering wine enthusiasts and collectors the opportunity to bid on current CWG...

V&A Waterfront – first attraction in SA to receive WTTC Safe Travels stamp

"The V&A Waterfront remains a key tourism hub for Cape Town as it is often one of the first places that visitors go when...

Benguela Cove: Wine Tasting Online – Party Time!

At a time when local wineries need the support of the public, Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate has set up a fun, free online...

Environment

Flocks of flamingos turn Plettenberg Bay pink during lockdown

Greater flamingos are painting areas of Plett pink, migrating to the seaside coastal town to nest and hatch a few chicks as the country...

Table Mountain cableway hiker service now open

The City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities and Asset Management, Alderman James Vos, welcomed the Table Mountain cableway hiker service, which will be...

NSRI Women Saving Lives on Women’s Day

Sunday, 9 August is celebrated as Women’s Day in South Africa but it is also duty day at the National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI)...

City Nature Reserves home to more animal life than you think

A City of Cape Town intern completed a study on medium and large mammal conservation in the City of Cape Town reserves. This research...

South Africa’s Space Agency Partners with NASA to Fly to the Moon, Mars and Beyond

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has entered into a partnership with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to host a...