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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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New Experiences: 19 Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

We spoke to tour operators: Free tours, private tours, couples, family tours to holiday trips

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A New Luxury Way To Experience the Cape: Cherry Glamping in Elgin

Discover romantic, adventurous and versatile luxury bell-tented glamping experiences near Cape Town with Cherry Glamping in the picturesque Elgin region

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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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Easter-Ready Chef's Pickled Fish Recipe + A Surprising Veggie Alternative

Two recipes by chefs Heinrich Koen from House of H and Andre Hill from Upper Bloem, as well as the history, spices and what to serve with pickled fish. Video coming soon!

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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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11 New Experiences: From Cape Town to Sedgefield With The Benguela Cove

From wine tastings on a lagoon to pirate-themed adventure mini-golf, there’s so much to discover at Benguela Cove, Nom Nom and Lakeside Lodge & Spa

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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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NEW YEAR'S EVE 2019/2020: Where To Celebrate Like It’s 2020 On New Year’s Eve

A new year has started but celebrations to bring in 2020 are already being planned. 

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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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Update: Restaurant and Experience Specials Still Available

Unbelievably cool midweek Winelands dinners, breakfast that magically disappears off your bill and more winter deals you don’t want to miss  

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Ghost Stories, Free Harley Rides, The Ice-cream King and an Aerobatic Cinema In The Sky

Plus 100 potters in a park and your last chance to see another Kramer classic.

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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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Win A VVIP Secrets of Summer New Year’s Eve Party Experience For 6

Party in luxury among the VVIPs at the iconic Secrets of Summer New Year’s Eve Beach Party, you get immediate access (no standing in queues), your own table and a dedicated waitron, plus drinks  

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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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Luxurious Experiences in Cape Town

A sneak peek into the lavish luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite.

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She Gave You Life. Gift Her Something Equally Extraordinary for Mother’s Day

Whether she likes macaroons or massages, these are impressive options of unique things to do with or for your mom

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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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Cool Family Stuff To Do With Kids Over the Winter Holidays

An all-weather theme park, glow-in-the-dark mini-golf, laser tag, free and indoor activities plus restaurants that love catering for kids

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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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Goudini Spa Baths
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Heated Pools, Natural Hot Springs and Idyllic Spa and Roman Baths to Warm You Up this Winter

From private wood-fired hot tubs to natural springs reaching 65 degrees – these are the steamy spots you need to melt into this winter

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Explore the Karoo in a Tuk Tuk and Pick Up a Few Culinary Skills at This Adventurous Escape

Head to the countryside for an adventurous cooking experience, food tours and then unwind at the luxury cottages at African Relish  

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6 Cool Extras That Make it Worth It to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates in the city to discounts on accommodation when booking, here’s how they go the extra mile to help you discover more of Cape Town

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Temporarily closed: Cape Town's Iconic The Ritz Hotel

Temporarily closed: Sea Point’s iconic hotel, the Ritz, has been upgraded to reflect a charming, modern aesthetic

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It's The Little Things That Mean The Most When You Stay At The Fire & Ice Hotel

Breakfast by specially trained “egg-spert” chefs, 38 gourmet milkshakes, free parking (in the CBD) and an urban-chic communal space where meeting new people is easy

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The Piano Bar in Cape Town

This soulful De Waterkant haunt is home to the ultimate trio: live music, creative cocktails and tapas

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This Ramadaan Break Your Fast with Traditional Favourites and Some Other Treats

Muslims break their fast with a pre-dawn meal called suhoor, and iftaar, which is served at sunset.

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Hello Hermanus!

This coastal town has something for everyone

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Cool New Van, Same Great Vibe Plus A New Kiff Kombi Township Street Art Adventure

With a new, bigger, more comfortable (and air-conditioned) new Toyota van, Kiff Kombi Tours is still your one-way ticket to good vibes 

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Kick back and start your weekend with a Friday afternoon sundowner session at Avondale ...

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Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

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Experience the best wines the Western Cape has to offer, all while having fun with Wine ...

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Enjoy this interactive excursion to the bustling community of Langa

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime ...

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Live reggae music every Saturday at Strolla: sprawl out on the Corona Sunset Deck as the ...

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Plus: Half-price on all “To Share” plates – see what’s on the menu here

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Chill jazzy beats while you enjoy dinner, then the dance floor opens at 9pm till late

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Rain or shine: Now more farm-fresh food stalls and seating, plus: local music and great ...

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Forget the traffic: watch the sun set to cool SA house vibes with after-work sundowners ...

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

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Make your kids’ birthday party extra special with outdoor laser tag with Battlefield ...

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New to the surfing game? You’re in good hands at African Soul Surfer

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This week-long surf and yoga camp includes breakfast, accommodation and all your ...

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Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, ...

Le Bonheur 10Snap up a Pizza and Reptile Adventure ...

Enjoy a delicious wood-fired pizza while taking a tour of the crocodile pond or the snake ...

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Live DJ, killer cocktails, 38 gourmet milkshakes and the chance to meet exciting new ...

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All aboard, gin lovers! Here’s what to expect on a tour of Cape Town’s quaintest, ...

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Members only: Luxury co-working office space Cartel House serves up hot and fresh ...

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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The market has been around for 50 years and The Test Kitchen’s Luke Dale Roberts ...

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

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Bring your picnic blanket and enjoy a day of precision aerobatic displays, the Silver ...

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

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Catch B Charles Experience, Chasing Time and DJs performing RnB, pop, jazz, funk, Motown ...

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

Teen Photography Boot CampTake Your Shot: Photography Boot Camp ...

The course includes live demo training, camera equipment to hire plus an official ...

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

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Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

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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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Embark on a spiritual Sunday journey through one of the Mother City’s most soulful ...

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

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Make your kids’ birthday party extra special with outdoor laser tag with Battlefield ...

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Live DJ, killer cocktails, 38 gourmet milkshakes and the chance to meet exciting new ...

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Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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New Experiences: 19 Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

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