Things To Do In & Around Durbanville, Cape Town North and Surrounds

Below is a guide of places to go and things to see when visiting Durbanville. Venues are from 5 to 45 minutes drive time from Durbanville with several wonderful wine estates right here on our doorstep. Restaurants, bistros, pubs, cosy intimate theatres where you can enjoy the latest in local entertainment.

Bo-Kaap

Bo-Kaap

It is a multicultural area, tucked safely into the fold of signal hill. Use the cobble stoned streets as your guide and you will be lead into a lively suburb filled with brightly colored houses from the nineteenth and seventeenth century, Muslim saints shrines (“kramats“) and many beautiful “Mosques” including the first established Muslim Mosque in South Africa.

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Canal Walk Shopping & Entertainment Centre

Canal Walk Shopping & Entertainment Centre

World class shopping and recreational centre with over 380 shops, restaurants and cinemas, the renowned MTN Science Centre and Ratanga Junction Theme Park.

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Cape Point

Cape Point

Cape Point falls within the southern section of Table Mountain National Park. The natural vegetation of the area, fynbos, comprises the smallest but richest of the world’s six floral kingdoms. The scenic beauty of Cape Point is not its sole allure; it is also an international icon of great historical interest with many a visitor drawn to the area because of its rich maritime history.

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Company's Garden

Company's Garden

Situated at the very top of Adderley Street in Cape Town City Centre, the Company's Garden was originally established to provide fresh fruit and vegetables for the seamen sailing from Holland to Indonesia. The beautiful garden is home to several landmark buildings including Parliament, SA Museum, SA National Gallery, Slave Lodge, St George's Cathedral, the Jewish Museum and the university of Cape Town's City Campus.

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Grand West Casino

Grand West Casino

Sun Internationals Inner City Casino and entertainment world.

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Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

60 Hectares covering the SE slopes of Table Mountain dedicated to indigenous flora. Open air concerts and recitals on Sundays, breakfasts and teas.

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Robben Island

Robben Island

Just 12 kms from Cape Town, this world heritage site is not to be missed. Take a ferry ride from the V & A Waterfront to Robben Island for and informative and fun filled day.

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Rose Garden (Durbanville)

Rose Garden (Durbanville)
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This beautiful and award-winning rose garden is an iconic part of the Durbanville area. It serves as a global rose nursery for young roses and is one of only three trial rose gardens in the Southern Hemisphere. The garden is immensely popular for wedding photographs in the summer months.

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Evangeline Ratchell
Telephone:
021 948 8717

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Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park

This natural world heritage site, and Natural New 7 Wonder of the World, is a haven of magnificent mountains plunging into crystal seas fringed with bleached white sands of the Cape Peninsula.

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Table Mountain

Table Mountain

Magical views, winding walkways, inquisitive rock rabbits and masses of indigenous flora. An unrivalled cable car ride!

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Two Oceans Aquarium

Two Oceans Aquarium

Experience the incredible diversity of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans at one of Cape Town's top tourist attractions, the Two Oceans Aquarium.

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V & A Waterfront

V & A Waterfront

A vibrant fusion of shopping, entertainment and nightlife. See the website for details.

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