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What's hip and happening around Cape Town and the Western Cape? Where are the coolest new hangouts, and what's the coolest experiences to add to your to do list? Find the answers to these and more questions on our latest blog posts. 

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6 Aug 2020
Time for a road trip | Cape Overberg
Just over an hour from Cape Town, the Cape Overberg is a road-tripper’s dream trip, and perfect for a weekend away. From local markets and world class restauran... Read more
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4 Aug 2020
Slow things down and find adventure in the Elgin Valley
The Elgin Valley is known for its natural beauty, an epic mix of lush, forest trails and rugged mountain rock, and beautiful vineyards and apple orchards. Both a haven for wine ... Read more
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30 Jul 2020
Cape Cycle Routes
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15 Jul 2020
Western Cape nature reserves open for day trips
Take a look at all the nature reserves currently open for day visitors during Lockdown Level 3 in the Western Cape. Read more
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23 Jun 2020
Chasing Lines
In the world of adventure, map makers are considered the old guard, the original explorers, paving the way for a generation of adventurers. In our latest film, we uncover some t... Read more
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18 Apr 2020
Stay Inspired
We all need some inspiration right now. We are experiencing the unprecedented, the unfathomable, the unavoidable... but tomorrow, the sun will rise, and the world will cont... Read more
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3 Mar 2020
Cape Town Cycle Tour
The world’s largest timed cycle race, the Cape Town Cycle Tour is the jewel in the crown for cycling in the Mother City and easily one of South Africa’s largest – and most ... Read more
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25 Feb 2020
New and Unique in the Cape Overberg
The Cape Overberg is a place that boasts great diversity with coastal towns such as Hermanus, known as the jewel of the Cape Whale Coast for its abundance of marine wildlif... Read more
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7 Feb 2020
World Class events in the Western Cape
From the world’s largest timed bicycle race and its most beautiful marathon to street carnivals and Jazz festivals, Cape Town and the Western Cape plays host to a number of sign... Read more
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28 Jan 2020
All you need to know about The Sun Met
Attending the Sun Met will ensure you kick-start your February in style… literally. Dress to the nines along with thousands of locals and tourists at the biggest racing event on... Read more
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30 Aug 2019
New experiences in Cape Town and the Western Cape
From interactive cooking experiences to guided fynbos tours, here are some of the freshest experiences for you to enjoy in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Read more
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7 Jun 2019
Celebrate Father’s Day in the Western Cape
Show the old man you care by treating him to something special in the Western Cape. From Artisanal Gin and Wine Pairings to Craft Beer Tasting and Adventure Experiences, we have yo... Read more
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31 May 2019
Trail running itinerary Weskus
From popular events like the West Coast Marathon, which draws thousands of participants every year, to the Namaqua West Coast X Tri Challenge – a race comprising of paddling, trail... Read more
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13 May 2019
Ebike Cape Town
Ebike Cape Town invites you on an adventure of a lifetime, discovering the most breath-taking sights in Cape Town Read more
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14 Apr 2019
Two Oceans Road Closures
Celebrating its 50th year, the Two Oceans Marathon will be bigger than ever in 2019. Make sure you know all the road closures before heading out this weekend. Read more
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14 Apr 2019
Two Oceans Marathon
Celebrating its 50th year, the Two Oceans Marathon will be bigger than ever in 2019. Read more
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7 Mar 2019
Cape Town Cycle Tour Road Closures
The 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour is taking place around the Cape Peninsula on Sunday, March 10, 2019, resulting in road closures in the surrounding areas on race day - and the day pri... Read more
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5 Mar 2019
Cycling Races in Cape Town and the Western Cape
Cycling is a big deal in Cape Town and the Western Cape with the Cape Town Cycle Tour considered the premier cycling event in the country. From multi-stage races to 200km+ one-day ... Read more
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26 Feb 2019
March events in Cape Town and the Western Cape
Cape Town and the Western Cape is home to some of the best - and biggest - events in the country and no month is more jam-packed than March. From the world's largest timed-cycle ra... Read more
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18 Jan 2019
Trail running events in Cape Town and the Western Cape
Cape Town and the Western Cape is an adventure lover's paradise. Home to some of the world's premier trail runs, if you're looking for a top trail experience, here are some of your... Read more
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10 Dec 2018
Discover the Western Cape by road and by rail
What better ways to discover the Western Cape than a road trip or by rail? Read more
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7 Dec 2018
Overberg Meander
Nestled between the Cape Peninsula and the Garden Route, the Cape Overberg is a place of unsurpassed beauty, fondly referred to as the 'breadbasket of the Cape' due to its bountifu... Read more
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12 Nov 2018
Major sporting events in Cape Town and the Western Cape
Cape Town and the Western Cape is a travelling sports fan’s dream destination with some of the world’s most iconic sporting events held here. Read more
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8 Nov 2018
Magda Niewoudt
We spoke to South Africa professional triathlete Magda Niewoudt about the Race2Stanford, triathlons in the Western Cape and what the future holds. Read more