Against the scenic backdrop of Table Mountain and white sand beaches, the picturesque wine estates and the mesmerising forests, Cape Town is the ideal setting for artistic and cultural experiences that engage all the senses.
From street art walking tours and interactive installations to pop-up exhibitions and monthly open-gallery events, the artistic energy in Cape Town is beyond compare.
For the culturally curious
Immerse yourself in the rich and multicultural history of Cape Town by embarking on a guided walking tour through the city’s diverse neighbourhoods.
Township tours are great ways to learn about the history and culture of the city’s communities. Popular tours include the Langa township tour and the Khayelitsha township tour.
Stroll down the Bo-Kaap’s cobbled streets and admire the brightly painted houses in shades of blue, green, pink and orange and learn about the fascinating history and culture of this neighbourhood also known as the Malay Quarter.
For restless adventurers
For those seeking an adrenaline rush in Cape Town, ziplining adventures were recently introduced to the
heart of the Cape Peninsula.There is no better way to absorb the beauty of the region than through a bird’s-eye view of this breathtaking landscape.
The Bloubergstrand coastline has a high concentration of local and international kite surfers, and hydrofoil wing-surfing is a fast-growing new water experience in this area. Try sandboarding down the picturesque dunes of Atlantis, take in the views as you abseil off Table Mountain or hop in a kayak to ride alongside dolphins in the bay.
Explore Cape Town’s new and unknown
Cape Town is a city full of surprises, with hidden gems waiting to be discovered around every corner.
By venturing beyond the well-trodden tourist paths, you can look forward to an authentic and immersive Cape Town experience. Why not step off the beaten track and explore the lesser-known areas of this.
For aspiring minds
Known for its breathtaking scenery and cultural richness, what many people may not know about Cape Town, however, is that the city is home to a thriving academic community. Cape Town boasts some of the most prestigious academic institutions in Africa, attracting scholars from around the world to study, teach, and conduct research.
Cape Town’s academic community is a vibrant and dynamic hub of learning, research and innovation.
With its world-class universities and research institutions, commitment to diversity and inclusivity,
and focus on addressing social and economic challenges, Cape Town is a prime destination for
scholars from around the world.
When thinking about Cape Town, it’s easy to be swept up in its reputation as a world-class tourist
destination. Yet, as South Africa’s second-largest city, it has all the attributes of a prospering, sustainable
As the engine of the Western Cape’s economy, Cape Town underpins the growth of many flourishing industries, such as agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare, finance and construction, to name a few.
A gateway to Africa and beyond, Cape Town is a city that offers something for everyone. A hub for innovation. A home for green energy. A hotspot for opportunities.
Around the world there are cities – then there’s Cape Town.