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surfer walking to the water on Muizenberg Beach

The great outdoors

The most incredible thing about Cape Town is the city’s natural beauty. We’re surrounded by nature! From the unique biosphere of Table Mountain, covered in flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world, to our ocean wilderness, a whole world of its own.

If you’re looking for places in and around our fair city where you can explore that nature, you’ll find all our favourite outdoor adventures right here.

9 best wine farms in Cape Town

The Cape Winelands has become world-renowned for its incredible wines. With more than 300 vineyards, it is one of the top ten wine-producing regions of

7 Awesome Surfing Spots in Cape Town

Here you can read about seven incredible surfing spots in Cape Town. We’ve asked local surfers to write about why this is their spot and what to look out for. Enjoy the read! 

Origin festival

10 Incredible music festivals in & around Cape Town

Cape Town has an incredible music festival scene, but it’s hard to find information or know what to expect. So here’s some info on Cape Town Festivals, from people who’ve been to them.

kelp forest

Getting to know the kelp forests of Cape Town

Delve into the underwater world of Cape Town’s kelp forests with Jethro, a local freediver and environmentalist. Explaining the vital ecological role of these marine

Cape Point views

A magical place where two oceans meet

Somewhere at the tip of Africa, there is a delightful place, a place where two oceans meet. Where the warm, powerful waters of the east

Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

Exploring Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

Less than 10 kilometres from Stellenbosch lies one of the most dramatic nature reserves around Cape Town. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve is a popular day trip

Sunset over Lions Head

Where to watch the sunset in Cape Town

Watching the sunset is truly the best way to end a long work day or celebrate life on a great one. There’s something magical about

birds in Cape Town

27 Stunning native birds in Cape Town

Birdwatching is fast becoming a very popular pastime among nature lovers. Once thought to be exclusively the interest of old or upper-class men, it has