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5 Exciting summer activities to experience in Cape Town

 

Springtime has officially sprung, sharing with us; new life, warmer, longer days, and of course the most beautiful scenery South Africa has to offer. That all sounds great, right? As we bid farewell to the last of Winter’s rain clouds and the temperature steadily starts to rise, you may be wondering how to celebrate in Cape Town. Here are 5 great ways to bask in the glory of Spring out in the Mother City, which all happen to comply with the current COVID-19 regulations.

1. A a day-trip to Cape Point

With an abundance of scenic views – from the majestic landscapes to the sublime ocean, not to mention the diverse wildlife and fynbos. There are lots to do, whether it’s taking a stroll on the beach, a splash in the tidal pools, or simply enjoying the warmth of the African sun – Cape point is a wonderful day-trip spot for both locals and tourists alike.

View of cape point from Helicopter

2. Picking strawberries in Stellenbosch

Have a bucket load of fun and enjoy the fruits of your own labor at Polkadraai Strawberry farm, in Stellenbosch where you can pick your own strawberries according to the bucket size you choose. While you’re there, be sure to check out the curio shop and farmstall next door. There’s also a food court, picnic spot, and pony rides for kids. What’s not to love?

strawberry picking Cape Town

3. Some screen time at the Labia Theatre

Catch a movie at The Labia Theatre on Orange; a uniquely quaint, retro-themed cinema with an old-world charm. You can have a few drinks on the terrace from their licensed bar, or enjoy while watching your movie. They have a great snack kiosk and also serve up some light meals at their café. With its ever-growing popularity, you may find that tickets sell out fast, so it’s best to book online to avoid disappointment.

teh quirky Labia Thetre Cape Town

4. Visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium

Immerse yourself in the incredibly diverse marine life of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans at the Two Oceans Aquarium, one of Cape Town’s top tourist attractions. They host a shark exhibit, one of many exhibits you won’t want to miss, which gives you an up-close and personal encounter with one of the most feared and misunderstood marine species. Plus if it’s your birthday, you can go in for free!

Two oceans aquarium

5. Market day

Cape Town boasts some of the most eclectic and on-trend markets you could ever find, with healthy, tasty artisanal treats and beautifully crafted designs, it’s really a great way to spend a Saturday morning. Some of the popular markets include; Oranjezicht Farmer’s Market, highly recommended for their fresh produce, Hout Bay’s Bay Harbour Market, popular for exquisite arts, crafts, and fashion, and The Old Biscuit Mill, well-known for their baked goods and cooked meals.

fresh produce at the Oranjezicht market

Thinking about relocating to Cape Town

 Cape Town’s warmer days offer up an abundance of activities for everyone to enjoy. Don’t forget your hat, face mask, and sunscreen, and get ready for some local fun in the sun!Click here to find a home close to these amazing attractions.

 

 


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