Exploring the area

Spend time in the Mother City

There’s no shortage of things to do in Cape Town and her surrounds. Visit historical sites like Robben Island, go for a hike up Lion’s Head, have a picnic at Kirstenbosch Gardens, shop till you drop at V&A Waterfront or enjoy the night life in Long Street. There is of course many other must-see and must-do’s like a trip up Table Mountain, eating fish and chips in Houtbay and taking a tour of the city. Cape Town is an explorer’s delight!

Experience the Durbanville Wine Route

Located in the Tygerberg Hills, the Durbanville wine valley is home to a number of award winning wines and twelve wineries including Bloemendal Wine Estate, Altydgedacht, De Grendel, Diemersdal Estate and Meerendal Wine Estate. Make sure you buy a few bottles of the area’s famous Sauvignon Blanc and dine at a few of the exceptional restaurants or country kitchens found in this area.

Go shopping at Canal Walk

With 400 shops covering a wide range of retail types, services and categories, Canal Walk is a shopper’s paradise. It makes for a great escape on rainy days – kids can be entertained at the movies, at a Wonderland play centre or MTN Science Centre. Canal Walk is also home to a mix of more than 30 restaurants, cafés and coffee shops, serving a range of menus.

Take a drive from Bloubergstrand to Wellington

Hire a car and visit some of the most scenic towns and areas in the Cape. Stop at towns like Philadelphia, Malmesbury, Riebeek-Kasteel, Nuwekloof Pass, Tulbagh, Bainskloof and Wellington to enjoy local life, history, food, culture and wine tasting.

Tour the Cape West Coast

Blouberg is the gateway to the unspoiled beauty of the West Coast. Take a trip up the West Coast to visit scenic and welcoming beachside towns like Melkbosstrand – a mecca for watersport lovers, Ysterfontein, Langebaan – with its white beaches and picturesque lagoon, Saldanha and Paternoster. While you’re at it, stop for fresh mussels and crayfish at one of the many open-air beach restaurants along Route 27.