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False Bay Cape Town

False Bay Cape Town lies along a stretch of Indian Ocean coastline that leads up to Cape Point. Accessed from the Main Road that runs through the southern suburbs and into False Bay, scenic roads such as Boyes Drive and the southern railway line, this area is a relaxed, beautiful place to enjoy a day out or a holiday. False Bay Cape Town The name False Bay has an interesting history, much like many other things in the Mother City. This area comprises an area on the coast that is defined by Cape Hangklip (Dutch/Afrikaans for "Hang(ing)-rock") and the Cape Peninsula in the south-west tip of the Cape. Early sailors often confused [more]

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Paws Thru the Vine 2017

Hosted by the Animal Anti-Cruelty League (AACL), the Paws Thru the Vine 2017 charity event offers a fun day out for the whole family. This event will feature a dog walk that kicks off bright and early on Sunday 4 June 2017. There will also be food and drink, stalls to browse, a kids' play zone, face painting, and a dog adoption show.  Paws Thru the Vine 2017 Bring your four legged friend, and a few human friends, to join locals for a morning of charity amidst the gorgeous setting of the Cape Winelands. The event is hosted by Vredenheim Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. Within the estate, there are cellars, vineyards [more]

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South African National Gallery

Whether you are an art lover or not, the Iziko South African National Gallery in Cape Town is always worth a visit. Situated in the Company Gardens, the gallery became part of the Iziko collection of museums in 2001, and is managed by the Department of Arts and Culture. It houses a number of permanent and temporary collections, including mostly Dutch, British, French, Flemish and African art. Artworks range from historical collections to contemporary, with lithographs, etchings, paintings, sculptures and conceptual art all housed here. South African National Gallery If you're looking for an interesting place to spend a few hours (whether it is cold and raining or hot and dry), the [more]

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A Mini Guide to Muizenberg Cape Town

Famous for its laid-back vibe and beautiful beach, Muizenberg Cape Town is one of the False Bay's best loved destinations. This sleepy surfing village lies between Lakeside and St James, on the warm Indian Ocean. It's most famous for its family-friendly beach, eccentric cafes, small theatre, surf schools and relaxed atmosphere. Whether visiting for the day, or planning your stay on the False Bay, Muizenberg has plenty to offer. Muizenberg Cape Town Come for the beach, stay for the vibes. Muizenberg, also often fondly referred to as Muizies, is a world of its own. This spot is as unpretentious as it gets, with a diverse population that includes families, singles and commuters who prefer [more]

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Why Visit the Waterfront Clock Tower?

The Waterfront Clock Tower has become every bit as famous as the main V&A Waterfront itself. This section lies over the bridge if coming from the V&A, or it can be accessed from a service road if coming from outside of the V&A. This area is located in its own precinct, the Clock Tower Precinct. Historically, the Victorian Gothic-style Clock Tower is an important part of the old Cape Town harbour. Waterfront Clock Tower This building was the original Port Captain's Office that was built in 1882. Today, it has become a major tourism and leisure hub. Home to a large retail centre, a number of museums, the Robben Island Gateway, restaurants and [more]

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