Things To Do in and around Bellville, Durbanville and Cape Town

Things To Do

In Bellville, Durbanville and Cape Town 

Abseil Africa

For an adrenalin rush and a view as never before try your hand at abseiling down Table Mountain. Trips and tours vary with various operators and can be from 1 hour to half day tours which include a hop around Cape Town to take in the hotspots.

Castle Of Good Hope

The Castle of Good Hope is the oldest building in South Africa and was build between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company who ruled at the time. Guided tours are offered daily or take a self guided tour through the buildings.

Robben Island

From the 17th to the 20th centuries, Robben Island served as a place of banishment, isolation and imprisonment. Today it is a World Heritage Site and museum, a poignant reminder to the newly democratic South Africa of the price paid for freedom.

Table Mountain

The Cableway has provided more than 20-million visitors with an unforgettable experience, taking them to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town. Get a bird's eye view of the Mother City and enjoy a fabulous meal as you take in one of the most spectacular views in the world.

West Coast Ostrich Ranch

For many years the Cape Town Ostrich Ranch has been offering a unique experience to visitors of the Western Cape. Situated only twenty minutes from Bellville. This very popular tourist destination is a definitive crowd pleaser and not to be missed.

Top 10 Beaches in Western Cape

Check out the top 10 beaches in the Cape. Yes we do have some of the most pristine beaches in the world some of which carry Blue Flag status and are within driving distance from Bellville.

Green Market Square

A vibey market place venue, the oldest of its kind where you'll find arts, crafts and curios, jewelery, clothing, shoes, sandals and so much more. Restaurants and coffee shops serve up the most enticing fare. You simply cannot miss Green Market Square on a visit to the Mother City.

SA Jewish Museum

Situated in the "Museum Mile" in central Cape Town, the South African Jewish Museum offers visitors a truly unique experience with its bold architectural design, interactive multi-media displays and engaging accounts of South African
Jewish history.

The Barnyard Theatre

Friendship, good food, wine and brilliant entertainment. This is where it all comes together.

Wine Farms

Wine Farms

Cape Point Nature Reserve

An incredible view of the south-western tip of African. Do NOT miss this spectacular scenic wonder where the "two oceans meet". Declared a national park there is an abundance of natural fynbos and animals in the park.

Opening Times

06:00 – 18:00 (October – March)
07:00 – 17:00 (April – September)

Kirstenbosch Boomslang

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain. Kirstenbosch was established in 1913 to promote, conserve and display the extraordinarily rich and diverse flora of southern Africa, and was the first botanic garden in the world to be devoted to a country's indigenous flora.

Skydive Cape Town

A 40-minute drive north along the R27, or West Coast road as it's more commonly known, is all it takes for you to be whisked from the Cape Town city centre to the only drop zone serving South Africa's tourism capital, boasting one of the best views in the world from altitude.

Two Oceans Aquarium

The southern tip of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty and bountiful oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic. The Two Oceans Aquarium on the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town is ideally positioned to showcase the incredible diversity of marine life found in these two oceans. The Aquarium is one of the top tourist attractions in Cape Town and over 3000 living sea animals, including sharks, fishes, turtles and penguins can be seen in this spectacular underwater nature reserve.

Cape Town Topless Tours

Cape Towns Topless Tours take you along two scenic routes which offer a taste of some of Cape Town's most popular local attractions, such as the Castle, the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain. These distinctive Topless Explorer buses also transport you out of the city and along the coast. You could visit Kirstenbosch Gardens, Hout Bay, and even take a Township Tour.

Penguins @ Boulders Beach

Boulders Penguin Colony is home to a growing colony of the vulnerable African Penguin. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in their natural habitat.

An entrance fee is payable, please click on the link above to see current rates.
This allows access to the beach in addition to walkways and viewpoints.


Shopping in the northern suburbs is a world class affair with outstanding shopping malls and entertainment at your disposal:

V And A Waterfront

Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour, the V&A Waterfront has become South Africa's most visited destination. Set against a backdrop of magnificent sea and mountain views, exciting shopping and entertainment venues are intermingled with imaginative office locations, world-class hotels and luxury apartments in the residential marina. We invite you to discover the experience... live, work, shop and play at the V&A Waterfront.

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