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.
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
Let’s take a drive! Cape Town is such a wonderful city, not least because of where you can go when you leave it behind. A
Spring is coming! Head along Cape Town’s West Coast for a Wildflower experience second to none, but do be warned, there is lots to learn.
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!
Cape Town has a proud surfing heritage and is an iconic place to learn to surf with a variety of options. The coastline offers you
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.
Cape Town has great places to send, and our community has come together to share these places with you. Check out the best of Cape Town climbing!
I just got home from a really wonderful experience — coastal kelp foraging with RE Wild Food. Run at the edge of the world in
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
When you think about scuba diving, usually the first image that comes to mind is diving in warm tropical waters, hovering over coral reefs. But
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
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
Table Mountain is home to around 1 500 indigenous plant species within a 57km² area – that’s more than the entire United Kingdom of well
Lion’s Head is one of the things that makes Cape Town such a brilliant city to live in – a moderate hike with incredible views,
Suikerbossie is a stunning working farm in the Cederberg, with some of the most beautiful private campsites I’ve experienced! They have several camping grounds for
Cape Town is a place that just has it all, don’t you think? From mountains to oceans, a bustling metropolitan centre and sleepy seaside villages,
On a small sheltered part of the Cape Peninsula coastline, surrounded on three sides by human development, lies one of Cape Town’s most popular tourist
Just over an hour’s drive north of the city of Cape Town lies one of this country’s most visited and well-known national parks, the West
Next to Lion’s Head, Signal Hill is Cape Town’s most iconic hill. Which is perfect, as it forms the rump of the Lion! It’s a
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
Kloof Corner is my absolute favourite hiking trail in Cape Town – and I’m not alone! It’s an easy, quick route (relative to its sibling