Tagged: Cape Town

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16 Unique Things to do in Cape Town for Families

1. Whale Watching in Hermanus Recommended for kids aged 3 years and older. Seasonal activity from July to November.  The perfect road for a family road trip to spend a day on the outskirts of Cape Town, taking the Whale Route through Gordon’s Bay, Pringle Bay and Betty’s Bay to reach Hermanus. Hermanus, once a small... Read more »

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Self Drive A Super Luxury Or Exotic Sports Car Around The Cape

Ever wanted to open up on the open road? Feel the wind in your hair? Cruise the coastal road in an exotic sports car? Explore Sideways is all about immersive experiences and this one is no different. Self drive a luxury or exotic sports car. Choose from a range of majestic vehicles – anything from... Read more »

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Best Areas to Stay on Vacation in Cape Town (An Insider’s Guide)

Cape Town offers a huge variety of neighbourhoods, each one boasts their own unique set of sights, people, foods, and proximities. Whether you’re visiting for a relaxing beach getaway or to experience the liveliness of an energetic South African city, there are a variety of considerations that will help you select the perfect area to... Read more »

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Top 10 Golf Courses in Cape Town

South Africa has a rapidly growing reputation as having some of the top golf courses in the world. Not only are the greens and fairways immaculately manicured but the courses themselves are located in some of the most breathtakingly beautiful regions of South Africa (not to mention the abundant wildlife). People travel from all over... Read more »

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Top 20 South African Semillon Wines – Higgo Jacobs

Guest Explorer : Higgo Jacobs A law graduate from Stellenbosch, Higgo was lured into the wine industry after his studies, and what was meant to be a sabbatical ended up as a way of life. Certified with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Higgo consults to various establishments; judges on wine competitions and publications locally and... Read more »

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Top 10 Off the Beaten Track Wineries in Stellenbosch

Traveling abroad and taking in the very best of what South Africa has to offer has to include a trip to Stellenbosch. Nestled between the Cape Dutch buildings, this small university town is surrounded by the iconic Cape Winelands. Along with the historic oak trees, winding back roads, and art galleries there are several Stellenbosch wineries that... Read more »

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Top 5 Hikes in Cape Town

1. The Pipe Track Difficulty: Easy This contour path undulating along the Twelve Apostles is like a supermarket aisle for an array of some of the most exciting Table Mountain hiking trails. However, I love it just for itself. It’s great for brisk early morning walks, or an evening chat while strolling, or just thinking;... Read more »

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New Data Revealed in the First Annual South African Food & Wine Tourism Report

It’s no question that the wine industry is crucial to the economic development of South Africa. Not only does the wine industry contribute over R36M to the GDP but it is an integral component of brand South Africa when it comes to exposing visitors to the breathtakingly beautiful winelands and stunning countryside. At Explore Sideways, we... Read more »