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If you are looking for Johannesburg Car Hire Service you are at the right place. Around About Cars makes available the most recent Car models preferred by our clients. Searching for available Cars in Johannesburg on our portal and booking is absolutely easy. Our payment plan is flexible and we provide secured payment process to receive and confirm the service booking.
The city of Cape Town is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, so it’s of little surprise that it has been voted as one of the hottest destinations in 2014 by the US newspaper The New York Times and British newspaper, The Guardian. Selected as the World Design Capital for 2014, Cape Town has many international accolades to be proud of. Rich in history, spectacular natural scenery and a vibrant collection of entertainment venues and attractions, Cape Town has fast established itself as one of the best destinations to visit.
Few destinations rival South Africa in terms of safari experiences. Home to the big 5 and with some of the most breath-taking natural scenery it’s no wonder visitors from all over can’t get enough of South Africa. With an abundance of game reserves in every region you can’t miss out on having your own safari experience wherever it is you may be in this stunning country.
Durban is the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal and boasts the title of being the busiest port in South Africa, so it's no wonder that together with its terrific warm weather, this vibrant seaside city has become a major centre of tourism in the country. It is a place that is known for its friendly and welcoming people who are proud of their city and all it represents. Durban offers visitors as well as locals everything from sandy beaches, to world-class sporting venues and a bustling nightlife, fast establishing itself as one of South Africa's premier holiday destinations.
One of the first things that come to mind when thinking of South African travel is definitely wildlife and safari adventures and with one of the world’s greatest parks it’s easy to see why. When it comes to diversity and pure density and number of animals Kruger is unparalleled as an iconic safari destination. It’s a wildlife spectacular where The Big 5 roam the veld along with a variety of species of other mammals, birds and plants as they unknowingly put on the best shows of all time.
The Easter holidays are always special to spend with friends and family, whether you celebrate Easter or not… but because so many people go away at this time of year, it can be difficult finding a great place to holiday, away from the maddening crowd, particularly over the Easter long weekend. Here’s a short but sweet list of some good ideas for an Easter Weekend Getaway in SA.
As one of South Africa’s three capital cities, Pretoria is a fantastic place to visit. Rich in political, economic and cultural history, the city is home to some truly fantastic monuments. Around About Cars also offers Pretoria car hire, making it easy for you to navigate around the city when you visit.
The Garden Route is easily one of the most spectacular road tripping options out there. Stretching from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River Mouth, the area is rich in biodiversity with dense forests, beaches, rivers, lakes and indigenous flora and fauna. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to activities as the Garden Route is full of interesting stop-overs, picturesque towns and action packed adventure. So when making your way along don’t forget to stop …
Offering a quieter alternative to the busy coastal N2 road, Route 62 stretches 850km from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. This inland route will draw you in with its small town charm and variety of breathtaking landscapes.
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The Western Cape’s spectacular natural surroundings, majestic mountains, coursing rivers and sweeping valleys make it the perfect setting for a tranquil, rejuvenating camping getaway and fortunately, a whole host of spots exist just for this purpose. So whether you enjoy luxury glamping or prefer getting back to basics out in the wild there’s something for everyone. Beaverlac Situated up in the Cederberg, about two to three hours from Cape Town, is Beaverlac. A favourite spot for local families and all …
South Africa offers many great accommodation options for visitors- from hotels, to backpackers to camping and B&B’s but what about those in search of something a little different. Fancy sleeping in a treehouse, tenting in a teepee or even snoozing in a oxwagon? Here are a few ideas of quirky and fresh places to stay when visiting South Africa. In a vintage trailer on a rooftop The Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town is located in the heart of The …
Mpumalanga is a beautiful province with an equally beautiful name, meaning ‘the place where the sun rises’. Rolling landscapes, waterfalls, forests and lush flora set the scene for this eastern province. Having the Kruger National Park at its doorstep and stunning views at every turn it’s easy to see why Mpumalanga has been dubbed ‘paradise country’ and known to be a fantastic camping destination. A visit in the winter months will be best for those looking to spot some wildlife but all year round is a treat. The region has hot summers while winters are mild to cold.
The Western Cape is home to some of the best and most beautifully scenic hikes in the world but for those less experienced in the hiking world the task of choosing a suitable trail can be daunting. Luckily the Western Cape has a good selection of hikes with various intensity levels and you can start out with some of the well-known easier routes to get that hiking bucket list started.
Jozi is the financial and industrial capital of South Africa thanks to its rich gold mining history, but it is also the perfect destination to learn about South Africa’s complex history having been a crucial spot for many of the events that shaped South Africa. So for the history lovers out there here are just a few spots where you can immerse yourself in South Africa’s past.
Northern KwaZulu-Natal is one of those regions in South Africa which is still relatively unexplored. You can still find deserted beaches, quiet areas to snorkel and game reserves with a difference. Some parts of it are only accessible by 4×4 but there are many areas quite easy to get to and definitely worth the road trip. Here’s our pick of places to visit to visit in Northern KZN:
Sometimes all you need is a break away from the city life, to breathe in the sea air and spend your days soaking up the sun. South Africa has so many options when it comes to coastal holiday destinations and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. So here’s a quick roundup of some of the best spots:
With summer on the way, Cape Town comes alive with activities for locals and visitors of all ages including children. From the beaches and pottery cafes to gardens and mountains, the city unfolds with so many ways to enjoy the outdoors with kids. Take a car and go exploring today…
When it comes to hotels and accommodation Safari Now is the perfect website to book your family holiday. Whether Budget Backpackers or expensive luxury lodges, Safari Now offers all kind of accommodation throughout Africa.
The Mother City is packed with things to do, we all know that...What you may not know is that is packed with things to do that won't break the bank! Check out Around About Cars Pick of free things to do in Cape Town:
September is heritage month in South Africa, and to show appreciation of our country’s indigenous fauna and flora, the South African National Parks Board has granted free day entry to a choice of parks across South Africa. Coined SANParks Week, visitors are encouraged to venture out their houses and swap shopping for a drive to their favourite National Park. From the sapphire blue Langebaan Lagoon, to the Cape Agulhas Lighthouse; there are many man-made and natural attractions to look forward to.
Hit the N2, branch off on the R44, and 115km later you will find yourself in the coastal town called Hermanus. Hermanus is a beautiful coastal town, internationally known for the southern right whales that visit these coastal waters from June to early December. Fishing plays a huge part of the history at hermanus and continued to be of great economic importance until tourism became the new livelihood of the town. Hermanus has two harbours, the Old Harbour and New Harbour, where many fishing vessels that are still in operation can be seen when visiting these areas. Although tourism is the major source of income in this town these days, Hermanus still has a strong a fishing village feel to it.
Are you Daisy Crazy? It’s time to fold away the heavy knitted blankets, get away from the fire or heater, put away your slippers to pop on those sandals and take a walk through the daisy fields. Spring is just around the corner, and mother nature is putting on a show for us here in the Cape as the cold, wet curtain is lifted to make way for the sunshine. August and September are the months best known for the annual Spring flowers in the West Coast National Park, particularly the area of Postberg which is is only open to the public during these two Spring months. Here, the beautiful multi-coloured carpets of flowers can be seen, along with thousands of migrating birds.
Even without obviously South Africa taking part in the European Cup, you don't have to miss a single game: Soccer fans from all over the world have got enough choices of where to watch their team playing - and who with!
What is this you may ask? It’s the ultimate horse racing event which is taken to another level. It’s the most celebrated outdoor social, fashion and sporting event of the year. It is themed each year and this year, for the 38th time, you can strut your stuff to the theme of “Made for the Mix”.
There might be numerous car rental places all over South Africa, with such as much different offers as to vehicles, service, prices and contract conditions. But that does not mean that you will have to spend ages comparing all that in detail, phoning in, sending mails, and if unlucky hearing that there would be nothing available anymore as to peak season.
The Signal Hill is the perfect spot for all the lazy people, which doesn’t want to hike up to table mountain or lion’s head. From up there you got an amazing view over the whole city until table view and also table mountain. It’s perfect for a spontaneous sun downer after work, because you can drive up to the top with the car and don’t have to walk any meter. You can reach the signal hill in about 20 minutes from the city center, the only problem could be to find a parking spot because at sunset the signal hill is often crowded with tourists. If you need help in booking a car, do not hesitate to give us a call and we will give you our expert advise.
I would like to present to you the top ten beaches in and around Cape Town.
One of the most vistited Foodmarkets in Cape Town is a really nice possibility to taste all of the different meals of south Africa. You can find there everything from zebra-meal until nntil german-sausages. Also if the Foodmarket is really touristic, it’s nice to do a shopping tour at the Waterfrontmall and then make a break an taste some of the interesting things of the Market. The Foodmarket is located in one of the old an historical buildings of the harbour, the prices there are very different, you can eat there very cheap but also very expensive. It’s openend every day of the week from the morning until 19:00h.
At St. Nicholas’ Day blazed the Adderley Street in a lot of Christmas lights. Even when the search for snow is senseless the lights are making the desire for Christmas and at this time you can do a lot in Cape Town to begin the festive season. We have chosen some activities for you, which are perfect for this time. Hiring a car for your family in Cape Town is a good option if you want to travel around, attend events or visit famous places like Signal hill and Lion’s head in Cape Town.
In and around Cape Town it is possible to visit some really good steakhouses and we would like to present a selection of the best ones to you!
The “Two Oceans Aquarium” is located at the famous Waterfront of Cape Town. It’s a often chosen destination of families. There you get the chance to explore the water-fauna & -flora of south Africa.
Turning into mid-age and still as young as ever: 20 times we could celebrate our birthday since the company’s formation, but no symptom of old age! On the contrary – we keep updated with what’s going on in our modern world, offer most economic, environment-friendly compact cars, extended as to numerous demands our fleet by a range of motorbikes ever, and families with small children can be assured of the most secure and comfortable limousines equipped with certified baby-seats.
If your are not a kite-surfer we should explain what “VKWC” means, it is the “Virgin kite-surf world cup”, also the world championship of kite-surfing. It takes place for the first time in South Africa and the organizers have chosen the wind-safe Cape Town.
The “Chapman’s Peak” is a road, which connects Noordhoek and Hout Bay. It is definitely one of the most beautiful coast roads in the world. The road is with 9km relatively short, but with 118 curves very curvaceous. Actually the road is named after the highest point on the route, also the “Chapman’s Peak”, which is 583m high. The road was laborious beaten in the rock and secured, that you can drive safely. The view on the highest point is breathtaking, in the north you can see the whole Hout Bay and in the south the rest of the “Chapman’s Peak”.
Muizenberg is a small city in the southeast of Cape Town and about half an hour away with the car. Muizenberg has, for south Africa typically, white sand beach, where most of the families and surfers are going at the weekend, and because of that the beach can be crowded at Saturdays and Sundays. The spot is very attractive for surfers, because if there are good conditions you can ride some nice waves. It’s mostly a spot for beginners because the waves are not so big, the bottom is sandy and you are able to stand in the water for like 50 meters. On the promenade are located many surf shops where you can, if you don’t have your own, rent a surfboard for like R70 for the whole day.
A further attraction of cape town that you have to visit, is of course, Robben island. The island is the biggest of south Africa near to the coast, she lies about 12 km in the north of cape town. You can reach the island from the V&A Waterfront with a ferry, which starts a few times per day there. The transit lasts about 30-50 min, what depends a little bit on the conditions at sea. At the island you take a bus to visit the attractions, which are at different points at the island. Some attractions are the quarries, the village of the guardians and the southernmost part of the island where you have a really nice view at the table mountain.
If you want to watch penguins and don’t go to the Antarctic, you get your chance at Boulders Beach. It lies on the east coast of the cape and it’s like one hour away with the car. The pleasure is not free, but with something about R100 easy affordable. After the entry you walk on a boardwalk the beach along, where you can see the first penguins. It’s really funny to watch the cute animals to waddle on the beach or swim in the sea. At Boulders Beach are always many tourists, which wanna make a picture or a video of the penguins, so you have to patient to get a closer view at the penguins, but normally they don’t run or better, waddle, away. The beach is very nice with the with sand and the big round rocks, but visitors have to stay at the boardwalk.
Table Mountain is the most famous emblem of Cape Town, and that with a good reason. It exists no other city in the world that got a breath-taking mountain in the neck like the Table Mountain, which lies directly on the sea. The best view on the mountain you got definitely from “Table View”, which is located about 15 km in the north of Cape Town and easy to reach with the car or by bus.
If you visit south Africa, you have to go naturally also to the cape of good hope and cape point. It’s located about 70 km in the south of Cape Town and it’s easy to reach with the car. It’s the best if you do the route on the west side of the peninsula, so you got also the possibility to visit other attractions like “Camps Bay” and “Hout Bay”. Almost arrived at the cape you have to pass a Checkpoint to enter the national park, from there are only a few kilometres to the target. The street splits up one time, to the right you reach the cape of good hope, meanwhile to the left you reach the cape point. At the cape of good hope you will see big crowds who are fighting to get a good picture at the sign, which shows that you are at the cape of good hope.
Aquila Game Reserve, is the closest and most famous Game Reserve to Cape Town, where the Big 5 can be experienced. The park is located about 2 1/2 hours from Cape Town near Touws River. The park offers various travel packages. The cheapest option is an afternoon safari for about 1200 Rand including lunch, whereas the most expensive option can cost up to 4000 Rand. (Overnight stay, breakfast, dinner, lunch, 2 games drives). However, all these prices vary depending on season.
The Kirstenbosch Garden is one of the most beautiful botanic gardens of the world. It’s located on the east side of the table mountain and it was founded in 1913. The idea of the garden is to preserve the unique flora of south Africa, what happens until today. There are shown native flowers like the proteas.
Cape Town offers a variety of hiking trails and climbing routes. Here you do not even have to travel far, because right on Table Mountain, Lions Head and Signal Hill are numerous hiking paths.Here is definitely something for everyone.
If you’ve always wanted to enjoy the freedom, wanted to have an adventure and wanted to see Cape Town from a totally new perspective, then paragliding is the thing to do. Cape Town is the ideal place to practice this adventure sport.
Upcoming Festivals taking place in Cape Town.
What is the Afrika Burn Festival? It´s a festival from the 25 April to the 1 May, where people come together, create art, burn structures, costume, celebrate, build crazy vehicles and much more. All that is create by volunteer citizens from Tankwa Town every year.
Cape Town is the ideal city for all sports enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies. Paragliding, shark cage diving and skydiving are just a few examples for what you can do in the Mother City. In the following article I introduce shark cage diving and give you all necessary information you need.
In Namibia there are beautiful camping sites. In the following article you will find some camping sites, which are listed in alphabetical order ( by city/ national park names ).
Stellenbosch is the center of one of the best wine regions of South Africa. The Wine Route takes you to the famous wines of this area.
Namibia possesses some of the most stunning landscapes in Africa, and a trip through the country is one of the great road adventures.
Namibia is a popular destination for people who like to drive around an discover a county on their own. Driving through the wonderful arid landscape will add something special to your holiday. The streets in Namibia are pretty good and the traffic is low, so you don’t have to worry about traffic issues.
Holidays are there to spend time and special moments with your loved ones. The coastal towns in South Africa are perfect to make more than just beach and relaxing holiday. The outdoor adventure awaits you at every corner.
The word braai is Afrikaans for “barbecue” or “grill” and is a social custom in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. The term originated with the Afrikaans-speaking people, but has since been adopted by South Africans of many ethnic backgrounds.
There are countless things to do in Cape Town, sights to admire and places to go. But are you sometimes too lazy to do research about where to go or what to do?
Cheetah Outreach is an animal sanctuary and home for endangered species. It focuses on the plight of the cheetah. Through donation and voluntary workers the whole is funded and supported to set a sign against the emergency.
Table Mountain National Park is a unique Western Cape Nature Reserve stretching from Signal Hill in the city to Cape Point.
There are several options for shopping in Cape Town but a very cool way to buy your articles is to go to one of the big shopping-malls. In this article I highlight two of the best shopping-malls in Cape Town, the "Canal Walk“ and the "Victoria Wharf“. You can buy nearly anything in these "castles“.
Bike riding is something the whole family can do together — it’s free, fun and encourages physical activity and exploration of the outdoors. Whether you’re going on a family outing or just down the road to the shops, cycling can add a sense of adventure to journeys usually done on foot or by car.
My favourite Trek is Oakvalley in the Elgen area. They just connected Oakvalley with Paul Cluver MTB trail – now you can choose between 20km rides up to a 70 km loop.
It’s finally here! Next week, the 8th Rugby World Cup starts. From 18 September to 31 October 20 countries will compete for the World Champion title. Host is this time England, which asserted itself against the competitors from Japan, Italy and of course South Africa. Below we inform you about bars and clubs on Long Street that offer a live broadcast during the World Cup.
Scientists found fossils of our ancient relatives, who had surprisingly human-like features, in a remote cave near Johannesburg.
Warmer weather is upon us at long last! And that means only one thing – it’s time to get out your picnic basket, a blanket, chairs and some yummy eats to celebrate spring! Whether you fancy squashed jam sandwiches on the beachfront or a gourmet champagne hamper in the winelands, here are five top places in our beautiful Cape Town to enjoy a spot of picnicking in the spring sunshine.
Why young people prefer to book with Aroundaboutcars: Most car rental companies don’t offer rentals without credit cards, you have to be over 23 years old and have a license for at least 2 years.
A selection of the best cycling routes in Cape Town and surrounds. Cycling in Cape Town can be done at your own pace, is environmentally friendly, sociable, almost anyone can afford it and, let’s face it, there’s nothing quite like free-wheeling down the coastal roads of the Cape Peninsula with the wind billowing through your hair and the sun on your back or soldiering up a steep hill for a stunning view of False Bay at the top. Cape Town’s natural environment is abundant with tarmac roads, single tracks, switch backs and jeep tracks to suit everyone from the leisure cyclist to the technical rider. There’s never been more of an excuse to swap the car for your own steam.
If you like relaxing on the beach and listening to the waves, having a drink or a snack in between, then you’re totally at the right place in Camps Bay! Here you can relieve pressure at the white, sandy beach on a beautiful palm lined promenade. Just sit down and enjoy the great sea air. You can of course also jump into the water but you have to be very brave for that, because it’s freezing! Who definitely wants to go into the water should not necessarily come here to the Atlantic Coast, but rather to the Indian Ocean towards Muizenberg. The water is much warmer over there!
In the Eastern Cape, also known as the Wild Coast with a capital city of Umtata now called Mthatha. It’s a deeply traditional area of South Africa where you’ll experience a way of life far removed from Western culture.
What is that? This is a growing Open-Air Pop-Music festival. They show famous South African musicians but the music is not the only attraction. The festival is also famous for a variation of great food and wine stalls which all in all creates a great atmosphere.
It’s in Johannesburg. It borders the city’s mining belt. It’s known to be notorious but its home Nobel Peace Prize winners – Archbishop Desmond Tutu and late Nelson Mandela.
Maboneng Precinct – This means the “Place of Light” Former Crime Hot Spot and now it this privately developed urban neighbourhood in the east side of Johannesburg. Its home to several independent retail designers, restaurants, hang out spots, apartments, offices and museums.
You have only heard about the Big 5 of South Africa yet? At the same time, you can have seven of them and all in one spot! Just come to Around About Cars, hire a vehicle and drive around in Cape Town to see the most popular sights and attractions within the closest vicinity!
Soetwater Resort is situated between Kommetjie and Scarborough on Cape Town’s south peninsula. It's 45-60mins driving time in an Around About Cars Group Cape type of car from Cape Town CBD via the M3 and Ou Kaapse Weg.
The Table Mountain is a must-see in Cape Town. One can enjoy the view of the city in 360 degrees. If you like sport in nature you can walk to the top of the mountain. It will take you almost 2 hours. Or you can take the Cable Car which is really good also if you don’t want to sweat.
Lufthansa has just declared additional frequencies between Munich and Cape Town from five weekly flights to a daily non-stop schedule for the summer season ahead. This comes on the heels of a recent announcement by Qatar Airways of additional flights to Cape Town as of 1 October 2015.
Welcome to Durban Washed by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. This sub-tropical paradise blessed with glorious weather all year round. It’s the holiday destination of choice with golden beaches, shopper’s delights from craft markets to street bazaars and sophisticated shopping malls. It’s also a natural playground for sailing, boating and fishing.
ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH? Get an adrenaline rush at the SHARK CAGE DIVING!
Knysna National Lake Area was proclaimed in December 1985 in order to protect the Knysna lagoon and salt marshes. The Estuary is the second largest in South Africa. The Knysna River has its origin in the Outeniqua Mountains. Its 19kms long and gradually widens and deepens to form a lagoon approximately 3km wide and 5m deep.
The Park was proclaimed in 1983, with more additions made after that, adding in Wilderness National Lake Area, and lands between Rondevlei and Swartvlei Lake.
It’s the recent proclaimed 22nd National Park of South Africa since 2005. The park now covers 19000 hectares.
It’s the smallest National Park of South Africa’s 22 parks and it’s just outside the historic town of Swellendam, it lies at the foot of the majestic Langeberg Mountains and is bordered by the Breede River. The Park is home to over 200 Bontebok and many other animals including the Red Hartebees and Grey Rhebok.
It’s the world’s 6th largest waterfall which measures 56m in height and it downstream stretches over 20km. It was initially proclaimed to conserve a small area of geological interest around the Augrabies Fall. The Khoi people called it “Aukoerebis” which means place of Great Noise made by the powerful flow of water. This park lies mainly south of the Orange River with 57 000ha.
The name came from an international treaty signed in 2003 which incorporate the AiAis Hot Springs Game Park in Namibia and the Richtersveld National Park in South Africa.
This is the southernmost tip of Africa. It’s the official meeting place of the Atlantic ocean and Indian Oceans. The place of rugged beauty and natural heritage. Many national monuments are found in the area, mainly the Cape Agulhas Light House which has been in operation since 1849.
The park was proclaimed in 1931 to protect the last remaining Eastern Cape Elephants. The park was then only 2230ha in size and today its covers 180 000ha and protect 5 diverse biomes.
Winter days in Cape Town are not as bad as their reputations: No queues at the cable car, sunshine and mild temperatures, no wind blowing like the South Easter and no traffic. That means you can enjoy driving along the streets of the Western Cape even more.
Winter in Cape Town does not mean that there is nothing to do. It might be you have to do without long sunny beach days (although you might still find those beautiful calm afternoons in between) – but the Mother City does definitely not sleep.
MAKE LOVE! At the Freedom Festival South Africa! 4 International Bands, 10 Local Bands, 2 Venues, 1 Big Party. After being in Pretoria, the Freedom Festival SA comes to Cape Town on Monday, 27 April, 2015 at West Coast Ostrich Ranch, Cape Town and will offer you a cool mix of local bands and international bands on two stages. On the third stage you can enjoy Electronic Dance Music featuring two international DJs and a of course the best DJs from South Africa!
See what’s up in Cape Town and Surrounds after Easter and let the excitement continue! Enjoy the whole April with its warm and sunny weather.
Easter is the time of the year when chocolate bunny’s and pickled fish and hot cross buns dominate the stores and our shopping baskets. It’s a perfect time to jet off this awesome long weekend from the 3rd to the 6th April.
One-day circuit from Cape Town From Cape Town you can at least drive more than 6 passes at only one day. Starting along the coast in the north towards the Durbanville Hills and vineyards over the N1. You will pass briefly the oldest road of Stellenbosch. The next places you should get to are Helshoogte Pass, Franschhoek Pass, Theewaterskloof Dam, Floorshoogte Pass, Clarence Drive (follow the undulating coastline for about 70km kilometres to Gordons Bay), False Bay, Muizenberg, St James, Kalk Bay, Fishhoek and Glencairn and up on Red Hill. Don’t miss the panoramic view of False Bay villages of Scarborough, Misty Cliffs and Kommetjie. The last pass and the highlight of the day should be the world renowned Chapman’s Peak Drive. From there you can follow the long and bending Victoria Road back to Cape Town.
The 16th Cape Town Jazz Festival is in 4 days. Held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 27 & 28 March 2015.
Come and join the Two Oceans Marathon When it’s time for Easter, it’s also time for the Two Oceans Marathon! The world’s most beautiful marathon through Cape Peninsula takes place on 4 April 2015, the Saturday before Easter. The first race was held in 1970 and 26 runners participated there, not knowing that this marathon will be known as the world’s most beautiful marathon very soon. Since then, the race has become a national institution and over 30 000 athletes join it every year.
February-Cover-Photo-620x229Dress up for the fifth annual Cape Town Carnival On March 14th it’s time for Cape Town’s biggest street party again. The theme for Cape Town Carnival this year is ELEMENTAL! Celebrate Earth, Water, Fire and Air together with over 2 000 elaborately costumed dancers, musicians and performers. Choose your favourite element, get in your most spectacular costume and join the 1km long Fan Walk at the corner of Coburn and Somerset Roads in Green Point.
NEW ROUTE INFORMATION cycle route It’s been an extremely worrying and tense week for Cape Town. For the last four days our beautiful Southern Peninsula, that the iconic Cape Town Cycle Tour traditionally passes through, has been on fire. It’s been devastating.
February is always a busy time of the year with the opening of parliament, State of the nation Address and of course the much anticipated budget speech. This year however it is about to get a little busier with the Mining Indaba taking place in February as well.
The Cape Town Cycle Tour is the world’s largest individually timed cycling event. Starting on Sunday, 8 March 2015 there will be attending 35 000 cyclists from all over the world.
After a long long flight from Germany via Dubai to South Africa I stepped out of the plane into the beginning of a great new and exciting time at Around About Cars in Cape Town. The first thing I directly noticed was that somehow the weather changed from cold and grey to warm and sunny.
Design Indaba 2015: get inspired at the Expo, Conference & Festival Design Indaba brings the flow of creativity to our mother city! Cape Town becomes the hotspot of innovation, culture and creativity from February 20th until March 1st 2015. The big event will take place in the International Convention Centre and a few other small places and includes a conference, an expo, a music fair and a film festival.
If you visit Cape Town, you have to go to Cape Peninsula as well! Cape Peninsula with Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope at the southern end is must- see!