Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa will be the first major museum in African dedicated to Contemporary Art. Opening in September this year, Zeitz MOCAA will focus on collecting, preserving, researching, and exhibiting cutting edge contemporary art from Africa and its Diaspora. http://edition.cnn.com/2017/01/01/architecture/2017-style-best-buildings/index.html
A well-known, leading travel guide has labelled Cape Town as “Good-looking, fun-loving, sporty and sociable”! Lonely Planet was spot on when on Monday they named Cape Town the second best beach city in the world, while TripAdvisor toasted the city’s accommodation providers in its 2011 Traveller’s Choice Awards. Other locations from Australia to the US […]
A jewel in Cape Town’s crown, Table Mountain is home to a rich diversity of fauna and flora and offers breathtaking views of the Mother City and surrounds. To reach the top of this magnificent Cape Town icon, take a five to ten-minute cableway ride to the upper cableway station. On the way up to […]
For many years home to the displaced, exiled and imprisoned, Robben Island is perhaps most famous for its apartheid-era prisonâ€™s high profile prisoner, Nelson Mandela, and other freedom fighters. Now a World Heritage Site, Robben Island is rich in history and is a must-see for any tourist interested in South Africa’s story.
The V&A Waterfront, beautifully situated against a backdrop of Table Mountain and sea, is one of Cape Town’s most visited tourist destinations. With its exquisite setting, live entertainment, exceptional shopping and dining opportunities, a plethora of coffee shops and child-friendly activities, the V&A Waterfront makes a wonderful family outing.Â Boasting over 400 shops, ranging from […]
Beautifully preserved, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in the country. It was constructed between 1666 and 1679 to replace the small fort built by Jan van Riebeeck on his arrival in the Cape. The walls of the pentagonal castle hold a rich, fascinating mix of culture and history dating […]
World-famous for its exquisite setting on the slopes of Table Mountain, the beautiful Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a treasure trove of South African flora. Covering 528 hectares of land, of which 36 hectares is cultivated garden, Kirstenbosch is proud to grow only indigenous plants. A magical place where fynbos, proteas, cycads and green, rolling […]
Situated in picturesque Hout Bay, the World of Birds is a sanctuary devoted to caring for birds, monkeys and other wildlife. Over 3 000 birds call the World of Birds home, making it the largest bird park in Africa. The sanctuary also hosts 400 species of small animals. Set in a tropical garden, the World […]