1-4 June – Wacky Wine Weekend - Robertson Wine Valley
The Robertson Wine Valley’s fourteenth annual Wacky Wine Weekend showcases more than 40 wine and tourism vendors in this popular family-friendly event. Warm up with your loved ones and enjoy award-winning wines, live music, outdoor sports, arts & craft stalls, with delectable food options and other exciting activities. Whether you’re a fun-seeker, novice or wine connoisseur, there is something for everyone at Wacky Wine Weekend! Tickets are available through WebTickets and cost R150 per person.
May – Mediterranean Taster Platters at Gabriëlskloof
Savour the last of summer with Gabriëlskloof Estate’s light and fresh Mediterranean taster platters, paired with premier wines. These new tapas-style tasters are best enjoyed on the veranda, overlooking the estate’s tapestry landscape, allowing you to delight in delectable Mediterranean cuisine with the idyllic scenery of olive groves, vineyards and wheat fields. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“I’m coming to Cape Town but want to see as much of South Africa as possible during short our time there”. This is something that we often hear, you might think it’s impossible, but it’s not that hard. If you take a drive along the Garden Route from Cape Town, you’ll come across the winelands, long beautiful beaches, mountains, vast forests, whales breaching in the ocean, and you can even stop along the way for a quick Big 5 safari.
As summer is slowly coming to a close, we embrace the changes of the seasons and hopeful welcoming some much needed rain to the Western Cape very soon. But although things may be 'winding down' from our festive summer season, we still have lots of exciting things happening in and around the Mother city this April, so read on if you're like us and like to be kept in the loop ;)
1 March - The Royal Opening of The Silo Hotel
We have been anticipating the opening of this unique and exciting hotel for quite some time, the brand new Silo Hotel, part of the Royal Portfolio, is set to open it's doors to the public on the 1st March 2017. With just 28 rooms, hand designed by the own, Liz Biden herself, this is sure to be a luxury experience like no other in the Mother City. The Silo boasts a luxurious, modern vibe, as well as the perfect location in the V&A Waterfront. To read more about this exciting property or to enquire for your upcoming trip to Cape Town click HERE.
Going on safari, it’s special! There’s nothing else quite like it, looking at truly majestic animals living wild in their natural habitat. But they are also in danger from humans too due to poaching and other environmental factors. That’s why I love safari lodges like Dulini Leadwood lodge, because not only is it jaw-droppingly beautiful, they also care, deeply, for the well being of the animals that share their location with them.
When I lived in the UK, an hour drive was a pretty long way. When I worked on yachts, my opinion on travel length times changed dramatically, when you sail across an ocean for 2 weeks without seeing another boat let alone land. But now that I’ve settled back in Cape Town, driving for 2 hours is neither here nor there. It’s such a vast and diverse place that if you place a circle around Cape Town with a two hour drive distance you could be in hugely different places, on long white sand beaches or in the middle of a mountain range with nothing but a sea of green.
3 Dec - Wavescape Film Festival - Clifton 4th Beach
Catch surf films on the beach at the largest open-air screening in Cape Town.
The annual Wavescape Festival is back in Cape Town with a mind blowing program on Saturday, 3 December 2016. A FREE Movie Night at Clifton 4th Beach. This epic film screening under the African sky is an open-air theatre experience – said to be the largest in the Mother City. Though, the film screening is only at 9pm, it’s best to arrive early to watch the sunset and secure a prime spot!
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