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Psst. Our Alternative Bucket List of Hidden Gems

It’s the smallest most unique hidden places that make a city. That make your day. Our team is sharing theirs.

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Cheap And Cheerful: Awesome Budget Getaways Near Cape Town

Tick them off your list and explore the Western Cape with our pick of budget getaways and affordable escapes that cost less than R550pp per night

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6 Rad Reasons to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates to discount accommodation, this team will help you get more out of Cape Town

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Off-The-Radar Beaches: Rocky Coves, Hidden Hamlets, Isolated Enclaves

17 idyllic sandy stretches for families, surfers, trendsetters, people watching and isolation

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7 Weekend Picks: Theatre, Action, Music, Food What More Does A Weekend Need?

Plus a Tennessee Williams masterpiece is back after 30-years

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New Experiences With Benguela Cove

From wine tastings and food pairings to pirate-themed adventure mini-golf, there’s so much to discover at Benguela Cove

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Ficks: Hermanus’ New Idyllic Summer Hangout

Set on the edges of a sparkling blue tidal pool and ocean, Ficks will serve pintxos and wine

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Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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Tech Meets Nature In the Most Spectacular Way At theLAB Robertson Guest House

Fully automated rooms, phone-charging menus and solar-powered energy  

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Goudini Spa: Still Perfect For a Relaxed Family-Friendly Holiday

There are four heated pools, plus a host of other activities

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A New Quaint Cafe That Serves Coffee, Lunch And Vinyl

Chat, learn, eat, relax, listen to vinyl classics, grab a book and admire local art at Café Zör in the Bo-Kaap

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Skip The Socks And Give Him Something He’ll Really Love This Father’s Day

Tech, experiences, fashion, food and beauty – anything but socks

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Who Doesn’t Love a Road Trip?

New in town or a true local, you’ll discover something you didn’t know about Cape Town on a Kiff Kombi tour

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Agetaways Add Their Personal Touch To Your Holiday Tour

On the popular 14-day Garden Route tour, tourists get to take their time exploring the Cape

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New Experiences: Unique Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

Something nice. Something unique. Something you find out about from your best friends.

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Ever Backpacked in a Homely Mansion on the Vibrant Side of Town?

This backpackers brings like-minded people together with the comforts of home in Cape Town’s buzzing Observatory suburb

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This is What She's Hoping for When You Say, Let’s Go Camping

Cosy in winter, romantic and the freedom for the kids to roam

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Cobra Experience: Cape Coastal Roads With The Top Down

WATCH: Get behind the wheel of an open-top V8 vintage-style Cobra for a day and experience the Cape Top Gear-style with Cobra Experience in Cape Town

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The Best Unique Yoga Studios in Cape Town & Surrounds

Get your downward dog on with this comprehensive list of Cape Town’s best yoga studios.

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This Is What Makes Fire & Ice Such A Unique Space For Meetings, Conferences And Events

From intimate, luxury conference rooms to fully removable doors that convert the exhibition hall into a space big enough for a car or boat show, this hotel should be on your next corporate function radar

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Looking for Something Cool To Do With The Kids This Weekend? Check Out This Super-Special Stellenbosch Animal Farm

From the cheeky piggies at the animal farm to the mini racetrack and enormous sandpit and sweeping gardens, Vredenheim Animal Farm offers something for everyone

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Outdoor restaurants with a sea view in Cape Town and surrounds

A guide to Mother City eateries with refreshing ocean vistas and menus to match

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Open-to-the-Public: Cool Off In These Swimming Pools and Water Parks

Your guide to some of the best places to sun and swim without sand in and around Cape Town + a place for serious swimmers too

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These Winter Specials Will Make The Season Work Hard For You

Bonus: being social is easier on your pocket right now  

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Cool Art Hotel Meets Pooch Palace – Unique Discoveries at Radisson RED in The Heart of The Hip Silo District

It’s not every day you find a pet-friendly hotel that looks like an art gallery and operates on wireless streaming in the heart of Cape Town  

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Must See: The Most Versatile Weddings and Functions in Franschhoek

Every type of function you can imagine, 10 different winelands wedding spaces in one and refined farm-to-table bistro restaurant, bakery and deli to discover

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NEW: Inside Cape Town's First Adventure Lodge

From sandboarding and paintball to showing you the best kitesurfing spots, Zeestock Adventure Lodge knows how to keep the adrenaline flowing  

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New: Karoo Eco Family Farm Accommodation and Experiences

Brand-new Njalo-Njalo offers idyllic family farm accommodation just 2 hours outside of Cape Town

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Enjoy First-Class Harbour Views At This Boutique 4-Star Hotel in Simon's Town

Wind down against the backdrop of breathtaking sea views at aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel

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17 Public Swimming Pools in Cape Town and Surrounds That Are Open This Summer

Dive into this list of public swimming pools in and around Cape Town that are open this summer 

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About New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)

All the info: New Year's Day is a public holiday in South Africa, celebrated in Cape Town among family and friends

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Top Wedding Venues in the Winelands

Vineyards make the ideal setting for your big day 

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Basic or Boutique, Cape Quarter is Designed to Turn Every Stop Into an Experience

Whether it’s grocery shopping, hitting the gym or lusting over those designer European jeans, Cape Quarter has something for everyone

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One Stop For All Your Travel Medication and Emergencies

Free Cape Town CBD delivery, emergency and travel medication from Barr’s Pharmacy

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Things to do for Free in Cape Town

Short on cash? Here are a treasure trove of free things to do in the Mother City 

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Cape Town's Exquisite Surprises and Luxurious Experiences

A monthly growing sneak peek into the lavish things to do and luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite visitors

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Ideas For Things To Do For Valentine's Day in Cape Town

From a tinder party in Long Street to a spoken word gathering in a bookstore, we’ve rounded up the unique things to do this Valentine’s Day

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Restaurants at wine estates in Franschhoek

South Africa's gourmet capital

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Parkour, a Treasure Hunt and Bootcamp These School Holidays

Holiday programmes, boot camps and the Zip Zap Circus for June-July holidays

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Happy Hour Specials in Cape Town

Your guide to the when, where and what of after-work drink deals in the Mother City

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Attractions at the V&A Waterfront

A selection of cultural and historical sights at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

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Accommodation in Stellenbosch

This town redefines the classic, weekend break

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Cool and Exciting Places to Stay in Swellendam

From five-star hotels and guest farms to backpackers and campsites, plus: loads of exciting things to do in and around Swellendam

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Kid-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

Keep it in the family with eateries that are child-friendly, too

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The Ultimate Guide to Things to Do in Stellenbosch

Markets, museums, tours and other fun and exciting adventure activities in this famous Cape Winelands town

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Budget Car Rental Companies in Cape Town

A selection of reliable, cheap car hire agents in the Mother City

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Book The Ultimate Business Accommodation: Afribode Self-Catering Apartments

Your own space and luxury features — Afribode Accommodation offers ideal apartment-style business stays in and around Cape Town

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5 Exciting and Unique Cape Town Adventures You Can Hire a Car to Experience

Off-road through the mountains, rough it in style in the bush and cruise the city’s most famous scenic roads in a luxury sedan with AroundAboutCars

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Best Surf Spots in and Around Cape Town

Your guide to the best places to catch a wave in and around Cape Town 

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Shopping Malls in Cape Town

You can shop till you drop at these malls in Cape Town

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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All aboard, gin lovers. You’re about to discover Cape Town’s hidden gin gems

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Chef Matt Manning serves a two-, three- or five-course brunch

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Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

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Up close with wild Cape fur seals in small, intimate excursions that are super special, ...

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Turn the Tigger 2 Royale catamaran into your personal Love Boat, with their special ...

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Kick back, sip wine and relax with a country movie screening experience

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Knife will treat you to a free meal on any Saturday that falls in the month of your ...

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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The V&A Waterfront Presents the 2nd V&A Motor Show

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How good does apricot-glazed gammon sound?

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And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

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Take your swimming gear along and enjoy the hot pools while you’re there

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

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Five hours of non-stop live music by two amazing local acts

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