Explore Cape Town

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Explore Cape Town
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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.

Website: www.petrokitchen.co.za

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.


V&A Food Market 

Makers Landing 

The Watershed 

Oranjezicht City Farm Market 

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.

Website: https://baz-art.co.za/what-we-do/street-art-tour

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.

Website: www.districtcafe.co.za

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.

Website: https://theoldbiscuitmill.co.za/tenants/openwine

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.

Website: www.khaltshacycles.co.za

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.

Website: www.facebook.com/JordanWaysofCooking

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.

Website: www.maboneng.com


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