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7 Weekend Picks To Get Back Your Party Mood

From rebellious festivals to beast-like 4x4’s

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Things to do for Free in Cape Town

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

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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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Ficks: Hermanus’ New Idyllic Summer Hangout

Set on the edges of a sparkling blue tidal pool and ocean, Ficks serves pinchos, flammkuchen, cocktails and wine

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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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From Rockpools To Rooftop Luxury Baths

 62 pools of various sizes and types to try out

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Soak Up The Views From Your Private Deck On The Ultimate Glamping Experience

AfriCamps have created 11 beautiful boutique tented camps in South Africa, and each is totally unique

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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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Watch: Heartwarming Video About The Holiday Heroes Who Get Us Home Safe

Taxi driver Saul Makhodo got the surprise of a lifetime from Bavaria

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Things To Do With Kids That Parents Will Enjoy Too

Indoor, outdoor, dry or rainy, with animals, adults and other kids – in the city or in the suburbs

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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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Budget Car Rental Companies in Cape Town

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

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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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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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Foodie Safari In Prince Albert

African Relish has a cooking school, the Chef's Café eatery, a deli, and rustic and luxurious accommodation

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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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9 Pools And Water Parks In And Around Cape Town

This list will satisfy everyone from family to friends. Don’t lose it

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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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Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Go Paintball, Kitesurfing and Sandboarding At An 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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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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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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Open For Swimming: 29 Public Pools In And Around Cape Town

This summer will be hot, but here is where you'll find safe water to splash in

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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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Cape Town's Exquisite Surprises and Luxurious Experiences

A monthly 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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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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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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Salute the sun for free with Freedom Friends And Kafui Awoonor and others

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

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Manga sushi served with Pongrácz bubbly

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A flame-grilled sirloin with a glass of wine over beautiful views

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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

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From butter chicken curry to beef bobotie: Something fresh, Monday to Sunday

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The chance to see marine wildlife and spectacular ocean and mountain views as the sun ...

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Half-price burger special at Moyo Eden on The Bay – psst … it comes with this awesome ...

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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Rain or shine, a four-hour indoor skate session is just R25

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You can learn about anything from dinosaur hunting to the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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Kids interact with artworks through creative play, drawing, writing, reading and ...

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Sociable, mindful, fun and affordable group yoga classes in the park or on the beach

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Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

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There are no crowds here. Just you, the seals and the guides

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Where meat lovers and vegans can come together to enjoy good grill

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

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A fluffy soufflé pancake (or two) at Torii at Tjing Tjing House

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The Milnerton family eatery also serves tapas

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

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Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

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Royaltea at the V&A Food Market is offering a second one of their special teas at half ...

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Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

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Sip the renowned wines and taste delicious gourmet food from Haskell Vineyards

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This Parisian-inspired steakhouse is top class

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