Cape Town Attractions and Events

I use this Cape Town Attractions and Events Blog page to keep you updated on what is happening in the Mother City and to give you inspiration on what to do in Cape Town.

I regularly add a reminder of attractions worthwhile to visit, as the Mother City has so much to offer.

Join me in the most beautiful city in the world and enjoy its offerings!


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My Cape Town

My Cape Town - This is where you share your favourite restaurant, attraction, activity, place, you tube video, personality, festival, hotel, drive, walk, etc.

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Sarah Duff

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Volunteer in Cape Town

Where to volunteer in Cape Town.

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Cape Town Travel Guide

When planning your trip to Cape Town, you can use this handy Cape Town Travel Guide to act as a checklist.

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World News

The world news page supplies you with links to all the major news sites for your daily news fix.

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Events and activities in March 2013

Cape Town events and activities in March

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3rd annual Reach For A Dream golf day

3rd Annual Reach For A Dream Golf Day in association with Tusk Event Management Friday 12 April 2013 Rondebosch Golf Club R2800 per 4-ball – R700 per

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The Owl and the Pussycat at the Masque Theatre

Clifford Graham (Gigi, Macbeth, August Osage County) directs the highly talented duo of Sheldon Cross (Macbeth and The Odd Couple) and Jana Botha (August

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Best Healthy Restaurants in Cape Town

Café Frank
Stop by for a range of interesting salads and freshly-squeezed juices. No preservatives or artificial flavourings are used.

Crush
Raw, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options.

Dear Me
Whether you’re celiac, diabetic, lactose- or wheat-intolerant, vegetarian or vegan, Dear Me will have an option for you. (Chef Vanessa Marx is diabetic, so healthy eating is close to her heart.) Check out the Dear Me Pantry for gluten- and sucrose-free treats.

Lola’s
Everything at Lola’s is prepared on the premises – even down to the tomato sauce and the chicken stock – so you know they’re free of nasty chemicals. Meals are light and fresh, with plenty of vegetarian options, and the kitchen is happy to accommodate requests for vegan meals or those with food intolerances.

Kirstenbosch Tea Room
A large variety of interesting salads and dairy-, egg-, gluten- and sucrose-free options are detailed on the menu. You can also ask for free-range eggs (R6 extra).

The Kitchen
Salads here are an event in themselves, so you won’t feel that you’re missing out by eating veg. There’s also something particularly wholesome about the community feeling in Karen Dudley’s store.

Kwalapa
Ingredients are organic where possible and free-range. There are vegan and gluten- and wheat-free options, as well as a raw food platter. We hear there are also plans to start a raw food buffet in February.

Maharajah Pure Vegetarian Foods
Around 90% of this vegetarian menu is also vegan, and there are wheat- and dairy-free options available. Most of the ingredients used are low-fat, and the cream is fat-free.

Organic at Heart
This restaurant focuses on organic and ethical dining and features a beautiful 100% organic veggie garden which produces much of the veggies used in salads and other dishes. The menu offers raw food, vegan and vegetarian dishes, as well as meat and chicken - all free range and organic wherever possible. They also cater for those with special dietary needs with gluten free and sugar free alternatives.

Tibetan Teahouse
Maryna Kruger focuses on mindful eating. The menu is about 90% vegan, with 10% of dishes vegetarian. There are plenty of gluten-, wheat- and egg-free options. Ingredients are organic as far as possible, and there is a wide range of organic teas and coffees.

Osumo (Cavendish, Canal Walk and Sea Point)
This small chain focuses on natural food, and there are plenty of low-cal options, from salads to wraps. Eggs and chicken are free-range, and the restaurant makes allowances for lactose, dairy, wheat and sugar intolerances. The menu also indicates which dishes are fat-free, high protein, vegetarian, or contain superfoods.

Sababa
Choose from a wide selection of fresh salads and vegetarian options, prepared daily. Breakfast and lunch only.

Tortilla Modern Mexican
Order healthy, preservative- and MSG-free fast food. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

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Cape Town events and activities in February

Cape Town events and activities in February.

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Cape Town Activities

Cape Town Activities - With its unique topography, Cape Town offers a great variety of extreme and adventure activities.

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Wacky

Wacky is my compilation of interesting and funny videos, images and articles that I recieve on email from friends or that I encounter whilst surfing the web..

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Top 20 recipes for 2012

Top 20 recipes for 2012, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Food 24, Africa's largest food blog, shares their top 20 most viewed recipes for 2012.

I can see myself trying a few of them!

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The Galileo Open Air Cinema, Kirstenbosch

The Galileo Open Air Cinema, Kirstenbosch, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

The Galileo Open Air Cinema invites Cape Town locals and visitors to a memorable movie experience.

Running once a week (usually on Wednesday evenings weather permitting), The Galileo brings you a diversity of film genres in its unique open air setting:

1st week of the month: Documentaries
2nd week of the month: Best Foreign
3rd week of the month: Adventure Sports
4th week of the month: All-Time Classics

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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts 2013

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

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Lezanne's Designs

Lezanne’s Designs specialize in creating exclusive wedding stationery such as invitations, menus, programmes, gifts and thank-you cards. The wedding invitation

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Backsberg Picnic Concerts: 2013

Backsberg Picnic Concerts: 2013, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Performance line-up:
17 February – Francois van Coke
24 February – Blues Broers
3 March – Robin Auld
10 March – The Black Cat Bones
17 March – Koos Kombuis

Enjoy top musicians at for this season’s Backsberg Picnic Concerts Series.

Surrounded by vineyards, gardens and mountains this event promises a relaxing late-afternoon outing for young and old.

Enjoy a glass of wine, feast on their famous Karoo lamb burgers and unwind to the sounds of some of South Africa’s leading musicians, including Francois van Coke, Blues Broers, Robin Auld, The Black Cat Bones and Koos Kombuis.

The concerts take place from 17 February 2013 to 17 March 2013 every Sunday afternoon, with an up-and-coming opening act and the main band to entertain audiences.

What to do in Cape Town if you only have ONE day!

One day in Cape Town, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

This is my itinerary if you only have ONE day in Cape Town.

Enjoy you visit!

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Western Cape Brandy Route

Wavescape Surf Film Festival, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Try something different this festive season and do the Western Cape Brandy Route instead of one of the Wine Routes.

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Wavescape Surf Film Festival

Wavescape Surf Film Festival, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

The Wavescape Festival was born of a love of surfing and surf culture, and the simple idea of sharing these good feelings with an audience.

We present a range of film, music and art events all with the aim of having fun, building community and promoting conservation.

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Animal Volunteering: MASU (Mass Animal Sterilisation Unit)

Animal Volunteering: MASU (Mass Animal Sterilisation Unit), Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Do you want to become involved in animal welfare and don't know what to do?

Read this inspiring story by Tracy Pace and see how "One is better than None" can make a difference!

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Cape Town's Top 10 Restaurants

Cape Town's Top 10 Restaurants, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Another day and another Top 10 list. This is however the first time that votes were done only on social media.

Pleasing to see is that the restaurants offering fine dining on other lists were still present.

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Cape Town the best city in the world: UK poll

Cape Town the best city in the world: UK poll, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

This is something I always knew, but I'm glad that the Brit's now also think so.

Go Cape Town!!

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Cape Town Restaurants worth a visit this Summer

Cape Town Restaurants worth a visit this Summer, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

I cannot keep up with the comings and goings of both restaurants and restaurateurs.

This guide is just the place to stay in the loop.

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Signs at Babylonstoren

Signs at Babylonstoren, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Check out how Babylonstoren creates unique signs to make your visit easier.

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Body Worlds and the Cycle of Life Exhibition

Where: Breakwater Boulevard (next to Toy Kingdom), V & A Waterfront.

When: 31 October 2012 - 31 January 2013

Body Worlds and the Cycle of Life Exhibition, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Body Worlds and the Cycle of Life Exhibition informs the visitor about anatomy, physiology and health by viewing real human bodies.

The specimens on display were preserved through Plastination, the preservation process invented by Dr. Gunther von Hagens in 1977, while he was working as an anatomist at the University of Heidelberg.

Since the beginning of the exhibition series in Japan in 1995, more than 35 million visitors in over 70 cities in Asia, Europe and America have seen the world’s most successful special exhibition so far.

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Cape Town Discounts - Specials and discounts offered.

Cape Town Discounts - How to save on entrance fees or where to receive special deals when in Cape Town

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Table Mountain Sunset Specials: half-price

Two days in Cape Town Itinerary, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Half-price tickets for after 18:00 to the top of Table Mountain. Great value!

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Two days in Cape Town Itinerary

Two days in Cape Town Itinerary, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

You only have two days in Cape Town and want some ideas on what to do. Here is my itinerary for the two days.

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Walks to the top of Table Mountain

Walks to the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town Blog, Cape Town

Seeing that it is Spring and the weather is still cool, now will be a good time to do that walk to the top of Table Mountain that you have always wanted to do.

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