Tourism Month is celebrated annually in September to highlight South Africa’s diverse tourism offerings, and the sector’s significant contribution to the country’s economy.
Explore these Cape Town offerings, showcasing this year's Transformation theme for Tourism Month
DAY 1 | Cape Town Central - V&A Waterfront
Get Your Coffee Fix | City Centre
Coffee culture is a big deal in Cape Town and the Western Cape, with every coffee lover having his or her favourite blend.
Molweni Coffee | Kloof Street
Pang Specialty Coffee | Bree Street
Coffee by Moses | V&A Waterfront
Eat at Afro Life Petro's Kitchen | Long Street
Afro Life Petro's Kitchen is a one-of-a-kind Authentic African Bar and Restaurant with variety of local and continental tasty and exotic dishes and drinks served in unique Mzansi style. As Africans, any ceremony that involves good food, also involves good music. Afro Life Petro's Kitchen understands this and thus considers themselves a hub of African culture with authentic food as the core. The establishment also hosts African cultural events including live music, drumming, dancing, story-telling, poetry craft, fashion shows and more.
Discover local artisans and food stalls at a market | V&A Waterfront
V&A Waterfront offers an array of local products and eateries to discover, with a number of markets to choose from. Experience street food stands, craft beer and live music, local farmers, artisanal food producers and a lot more.
DAY 2 | Salt River – Woodstock
Street Art Tour | Salt River
Although Salt River boasts some iconic street art from 20 years ago, the majority of the painted walls stem from the International Public Art Festival, hosted in and around Salt River every year. Artists from South Africa and around the world adorned the facades of over 123 buildings in an extraordinary display of artistic self-expression and empowering messaging. BAZ-ART offers walking tours, bicycle tours and photo walk tours for you to discover street art, with local tour guides.
Eat at District Café | Woodstock
District Café is a family-run cosy & elegant Halaal restaurant, situated at the top of Roodebloem Road in Woodstock. The menu offers a range of breakfasts, bagels, tramezzini’s, quesadillas, light meals, burgers, grills, desserts, milkshakes & others, as well as an extensive cake selection. The decor is a comfortable mix of personalised & tasteful elements, including gold mirrors & window logos as references to the history of the store.
Taste local wine at Open Wine | Old Biscuit Mill
Open Wine offers a boutique selection of South African wines that shines and surprises. This is a space to stop and ask and discover the fabulous richness of South African wines. Where you can meet a wine ambassador, as well as share a glass with a wine-maker, or just been involved in a tasting with the owners, Marta Gobbo and Raphael Paterniti. Discover a new way to know and experience the South African world of wine.
DAY 3 | Khayelitsha – Langa
Tour Khayelitsha by bike| Khayelitsha
Khaltsha Cycles is a one-stop bike shop which aims to inspire and create cycling townships by enabling people to transform their lives and their communities through bicycling. But Khaltsha Cycles is not just a bike shop but a bike hub, offering daily tours and a co-working space. Enjoy a day in Khayelitsha, learn and uncover its beauty.
Eat at Jordan Ways of Cooking | Langa
Owner and head chef of Jordan Ways of Cooking restaurant, Ntalo Jordan is an internationally-trained chef with a passion for fine cuisine. He established his restaurant in Langa after his tenure in countries such as Dubai, Liberia and Sudan, and has now brought gourmet food to Cape Town.
Maboneng Township Arts Experience | Langa
Learn more about Cape Town's oldest township, Langa, through this beautiful art tour! Take part in a unique history and art tour of a township oozing with creativity.
Curiocity Cape Town | Green Point
Ikhaya Lodge | Gardens
Kwantu Guest House | Milnerton
4Roomed Ekasi Restaurant and B&B | Khayelitsha
5th Avenue Lodge | Rondebosch East
Suburban Lodge | Rondebosch East
Find tour operators offering township tours in Cape Town HERE