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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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Wet Weekend Puts A Spring In Cape Town’s Step

Dams supplying the City of Cape Town are over 80% full

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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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Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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Your 2019 Guide to Spring Flowers in the Cape

PLUS The answer to your FAQs such as best places to see the wild flowers

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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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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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The Relaxed Elephant Seal Loved by Everyone

Children are super intrigued by this huge beast

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See How Much Wildlife You Can Spot While Swimming in These Rock Pools and Waterfalls

Hike or camp at these trails that lead to gorgeous rock pools and waterfalls

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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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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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An Incredible Country-Style Wedding Venue in Swellendam

A quaint chapel, rustic luxury accommodation and sunset safari picnics at Rotterdam Boutique Hotel

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Top Wedding Venues in the Winelands

Vineyards make the ideal setting for your big day 

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A Warm Welcome to the Thrill-seekers Playground

Adventure day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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South African Great White Shark Facts

Some sharky must-knows before going cage diving with White Shark Diving Company in Gansbaai

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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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The Scenic Routes For Memorable Road Trips in The Western Cape

From stunning seaside views to miles and miles of Game of Thrones-esque mountainous landscape, the Western Cape is always picture perfect on a road trip.  

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NEW IN YZERFONTEIN: The World’s First Heritage Museum Dedicated To The San

The !Khwa ttu Dream Museum will "re-introduce people to a particular way of living”.

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A Visual Guide to the Magical and Vibrant Flower Season

Here are 13 blooming good images of the spring flowers in the Cape Region 

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Stargazing Near Cape Town: Here's Where You Can Discover The Cosmos

These guys did three years of research in over 30 locations to find the most ideal place near Cape Town to stargaze

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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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12 Caves to Discover in Cape Town and Surrounds

Go and explore these mysterious dens, they make for great Instagram shots too

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A new addition to Aquila's rhino herd

Healthy, suckling and hanging out with mom

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40 Ton Whale Takes Off

Must see: This spectacular feat of nature as a humpback whale does a high jump completely out the water

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The Mother City is Bursting with Life

Wildlife and nature day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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World Environment Day 2017

It’s time to connect with nature in celebration of World Environment Day!

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Rare Dwarf Sperm Whale Spotted in V&A Waterfront Harbour

Rare sightings of a whale generated a lot of interest from guests of nearby restaurants at the Waterfront Harbour.

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Off to Gansbaai for some extreme adventure

Things to do besides shark cage diving in the great white shark capital of the world

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Table Mountain Cableway Turns 90, And 10 More Things You Need To Know

It’s R90 for a return ticket to Table Mountain In October for South African citizens

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Doggie day care in Cape Town

Hounded by feelings of guilt for leaving their furry friends home alone on work days, many dog owners have turned to canine crèches for help

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Cape Town Coastline Tops Rio, Sydney and Miami

Lonely Planet describes our beaches as 'good-looking, fun-loving, sporty and sociable'

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Adopt a Penguin on World Tourism Day

The plight of the endangered African Penguin is highlighted on World Tourism Day

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A Romantic Long Distance Love Story

Here’s a lesson in true love from two Capetonian love birds

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Vote for Table Mountain as one of the 'New 7 Wonders of Nature'

Table Mountain has been nominated as one of the 'New 7 Wonders of Nature' - so help it into the final 7 by voting for it!

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Dassie's Relation to Elephant Finally Makes Sense

Table Mountain's Dassies being the closest living relative to the African elephant is finally believable

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Relax at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town

Experience the beauty of the Cape against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain

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Rediscover the Company’s Garden

Spend a sunshiny day in one of Cape Town’s oldest and most beautiful gardens

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

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Sample some fine wines and meet the makers behind your favourite tipple

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Hiking, biking, canopy tours and luxury glamping just 50 minutes outside of Cape Town

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And Cafe Paradiso has a weekend seafood platter special for two

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A family game drive with a difference at Vredenheim

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The chance to see ocean and bird life at sunrise and get to work on time

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Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

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Share the experience at Cape Town Comedy Club in the Waterfront’s Pumphouse every ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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Haskell Vineyards offers patrons a delicious meal and glass of wine at a discounted price

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Book via Whatsapp: Workday-perfect nail treatments with free rinse and discounts on all ...

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Whales, dolphins, penguins, cape fur seals and mola mola (sunfish), an awesome boat trip ...

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Loved by locals, House of H now does delicious new lunch specials – from boerie rolls ...

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Made fresh right in front of you, with your choice of sauces and toppings – this is one ...

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Your midweek escape just got a whole lot better with the 2-for-1 Wednesday whisky special ...

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Grub & Vine’s #VineNight hosts a different wine farm

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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

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See a professional staging of a play not shown in Cape Town for three decades

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Wavescape 2019: a month of beach cleanups, fundraisers and movie nights

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15 teambuilding activities and why they work

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And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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Idyllic Swellendam farm accommodation with a special game drive and picnic amongst the ...

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Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Cape Town After Dark: Beer Walks, Ghost Walks and Full Moon Cycling

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