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The Cape Town Cycle Tour. Famous across the world as the largest individually timed cycle race – every year, as many as 35 000 entrants come together in this festival of the pedalled wheel. The size of the event means that it’s important to be properly organised, if you want to get the best from the…

As the new year kicks off, the Western Cape beckons, dense with the potential for exploration and adventure. Use our quick guide for exploration inspiration as you plan your year of fun. Roadtrippin’ Route 62 Winding from Cape Town all the way to Port Elizabeth, Route 62 is an alternative to the Garden Route that…

Ultra Music Festival returns to Cape Town for its fifth instalment on 9 and 10 February 2018. As part of Ultra Worldwide, the festival showcases some of the top local and international electronic music performers. From its inception, the festival has stood as an inspiration of the reach and joy that can be had by…

In early 2018 British comedian Michael McIntyre lands once more on South African Shores. Performing at Cape Town’s Grandwest Casino on 18 and 19 January, McIntyre will bring his unique brand of comedy here as part of his Big World Tour. The comedian, with a host of accomplishments to his name, is best known for…

Held at the – frankly stunning – Cape Town Stadium, the event brings together sixteen men’s and sixteen women’s sevens rugby teams from around the world. Use our beginners’ guide to sevens rugby to make sure that you’re up-to-speed when the party rolls in to town. What is the World Rugby Sevens Series? Despite only…

The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the world’s premier yacht events, held every three years. The 2017-18 version features seven teams in a nine-month round-the-world marathon. With previous editions covering nearly 70 000km, this is a truly gruelling undertaking. Starting in Alicante, in Spain, the race first stopped in Lisbon, before the yachts turned South…

Last year, Cape Town’s Colour Run attracted nearly 13 000 enthusiastic participants. Despite drought-related concerns over this year’s event, it’s looking set to be even bigger than last year. If you’re having trouble deciding whether to join in, maybe we can help. What is the Colour Run? Founded in 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona, the Colour Run…

It’s Saturday afternoon, the streets are quiet but the smell of sizzling meat lingers. If you’re visiting Cape Town and wondering what happened to everyone, just drop by your nearest bar and you’ll find South Africans glued to the TV screen. Saturdays have long been reserved for rugby matches and supporters know all too well…

Whale watching has taken over many fishing communities in Cape Town. It’s one of the biggest tourist attractions on the outskirts of Cape Town. For locals and tourists alike, witnessing these majestic creatures swim by is truly a magnificent sight. Here are a few spots to visit during whale season. Cape Agulhus Cape Agulhus is…

In the 24th September, South Africans gather to pay homage to the diverse cultures that have come together and culminated into the rainbow nation we so enjoy today. Now if all National Heritage Day means to you is a public holiday then keep reading. In KwaZulu-Natal, the 24th of September was known as Shaka Day,…