We attended the WTM Africa conference at the CTICC in Cape Town last week where an art installation with a difference caught our eyes… The Rhinos Are Coming A Marketing Programme – a Conservation Initiative – and an Arts Project! THE RHINOS ARE COMING!!! follows in the footsteps of a tried and tested fundraising model…

Imagine sipping on a glass world-class Western Cape wine with your one and only while overlooking the breathtaking sloping mountainscape of Table Mountain, or the array of colours being painted on the horizon by the sunset with pristine beach sand between your toes or a view of the elegant rolling vineyards that produced the very…

Cape Town is an exciting city filled with lots of fun outdoor activities for adventure travelers. This magnificent province is the ultimate outdoor holiday destination for thrill seekers, including health and fitness based activities, extreme sports in the water or on land, as well as outdoor adventure tours. Here is our list of top 5…

Sometimes you find something of beauty while you’re on the go. We captured this image of Table Mountain during the day before the big thunderstorm pulled in that evening. Keep an eye out for one of those too next week! Feel like taking the cable car up to the top of Table Mountain? Visit their…

We recently visited Spier Wine Estate to check up on our feathered friends at Eagle Encounters. “Eagle Encounters has been going strong since 2001, rehabilitating and releasing birds of prey, promoting conservation and education, on land donated by Spier. Birds of prey keep the farm’s ecosystem in balance, making it possible to naturally control pests,…

We were lucky enough to have a thunderstorm pass over Cape Town and this wonderful shot was captured by photographer Janik Alheit. While the storm didn’t make much of a dent in the water situation in Cape Town, it did put a smile on our faces and we are grateful for every drop that comes…

Cape Town is undeniably one of the most beautiful cities in the world to visit from around the globe. We decided to share this video that our friends over at Expedia created to showcase this jewel of Africa. Reasons to visit Cape Town Pristine white sandy beaches with spectacular mountain views. Mountains and hiking trails.…

Kitesurfing season is upon us in Cape Town and the wind conditions are perfect! Best time to visit is November through to March with January – March probably being the best conditions for kitesurfing. We still have some accommodation availability in Bloubergstrand – click here.

We recently visited this special place and we’ll let you video do the talking. The night sky is just beautiful here, without too much light from neighbouring towns. The cottage sleeps 4 (two doubles) and has no electricity. It also has a ‘donkey’ water heater for warm water. It’s PERFECT for disappearing off the grid.…

We recently attended “Celebrating the Art of Travel with TravelStart” event, arranged by the Travel Massive Cape Town Chapter and hosted by TravelStart in Cape Town. To match the Art theme, attendees were asked to visit doodle Stations arranged by 1000drawings.org where guests were encouraged to doodle their interpretation of the theme “The Art of…

The Table Bay Mall opened it doors on the 28th of September 2017. With over 65,000m2 of shopping space, this new mall is certainly one of the biggest malls in the Western Cape and will be certain to attract many thousands of shoppers from the local and of the wider community. *Images (Facebook) What stores…

We recently went for a hike at !Khwa ttu, a conservation camp that combines adventure, relaxation and education to leave a lasting impressing and a new understanding of the phrase “San Spirit Shared”. Location !Khwa ttu is about 45 minutes drive from Cape Town up the West Coast Highway (R27). There are some interesting farm…

Visiting the Cape Winelands is always special and we recently had the pleasure of visiting Under Oaks Wine Estate, located near Paarl. We were invited for a tour of the accommodation, private cellar and finally to have a savoury and sweet paired wine tasting. Luxury Guest House in the Winelands We actually visited Under Oaks…

My girlfriend and I recently had the pleasure of visiting Crown restaurant at Meerendal Wine Estate along the Durbanville Wine Route. Being one-time residents of Durbanville, we thought we’d support one of the local farms and start discovering the local wine route as opposed to the Winelands which is quite a distance away from where…

We’ve recently embarked on opening our brand new Instagram account at instagram.com/capetowngetaways. Join our Instagram community! We’re calling on you all to either tag us within your images or comment on your images using the hashtag #capetowngetaways or by tagging @capetowngetaways in the image. We will from time to time make a selection that we’ll…

It’s new, but it’s familiar… We’re proud to announce our re-development and looking forward to be of service. We have revamped our listing engine and hope to bring you a great selection of local hosts, cool bars & restaurants to visit and also some interesting tour options. We would LOVE to hear your feedback, so…

Good news! We have decided to give all restaurants & coffee shops FREE listings on our website for the time being. All you need to do is get in touch here. Please note we reserve the right to decide what we list. What are the requirements? Images You’ll just need 10-20 great images (at least 1400px wide…