Attractions

Top Choice Winery in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Meerendal

Although it was established in 1702 and has some of South Africa's oldest pinotage and shiraz vineyards, as well as a handsome Cape Dutch homestead, Meerendal is no fuddy-duddy wine estate. The tasting room is very …
Top Choice Arts Centre in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Guga S’Thebe Arts & Cultural Centre

Decorated with polychromatic ceramic murals, this is one of the most impressive buildings in the townships – even more so now that it has a theatre, creatively constructed from recycled materials. You can watch pott…
Top Choice Beach in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Bloubergstrand

The beaches beside this pleasant coastal suburb are where the British won their 1806 battle for the Cape. The panoramic view they provide of Table Mountain across Table Bay is fabulous, but these beaches are also po…
Top Choice Museum in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Langa Pass Museum

Step inside a grim apartheid relic at Langa's old pass office, where black people had to present their identity cards, and the attached court, where they were tried for breaking the pass laws. There's a great collec…
Winery in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

De Grendel

Established in 1720, the closest of the Durbanville wineries to Cape Town has a jaw-dropping view of Table Mountain from its tasting room. There's also a good restaurant and conserved areas of indigenous renostervel…
Museum in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

18 Gangster Museum

Gangsterism is the blight of the Cape Flats, and this innovative living museum shows the treacherous path that too many in these communities follow into the gangs and, ultimately, prison. Hoping to persuade local yo…
Bird Sanctuary in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Intaka Island

Intaka means ‘bird’ in Xhosa and you can see 120 feathered species, as well as 200-plus plant species, at this 1600-sq-metre wetland reserve. Learn about the wetlands and a host of green subjects in the Sustainabili…
Winery in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Hillcrest Estate

There's lots going on here apart from excellent wine-making, such as growing olives and producing Havoc Brew craft beers, which you can enjoy with a pizza in the beer garden (11am to 6pm Wednesday to Sunday). The re…
Winery in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Nitida

Excellent tastings of Nitida's award-winning wines are held in the wine cellar. Booking is recommended, as it's a small space. Also here are two restaurants: the excellent Tables at Nitida, where you can pre-book de…
Winery in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Durbanville Hills

Offering a change from the historic Cape Dutch wine estates, this winery, best known for its merlot and sauvignon blanc, occupies an ultramodern building commanding a hilltop above the Durbanville vineyards. There’s…