11 July 2021: Lockdown regulations went into effect on 27 March 2020 in South Africa. Currently, economic and retail activity has resumed under strict strict health protocols. 

In line with the lockdown regulations, the Cape Town Big 6 attractions have implemented strict health protocols. The wearing of masks in public is mandatory, keep a social distance and to sanitize regularly, when possible book tickets online or pay by card.


Attractions and restaurants operate within the gazetted times and lockdown level regulations.

Groot Constantia
Status: The Groot Constantia Estate is open to the public.
Retail: Wine Tasting & Wine Sales are closed. The gift shop is open.
Restaurants: Jonkershuis & Simon’s Restaurant are open for take-away and sit-down meals (limited to 50 patrons).

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden
Status: Kirstenbosch Estate is open to the public.
Picnics are not allowed during adjusted level 4 regulations.
Retail: Garden Centre, Bookshops and Giftshops are open.
Restaurants: The Kirstenbosch Tea Room, Vida e Caffè and Moyo Kirstenbosch are open for take-away and sit-down meals.
Alcohol consumption in the garden by the public is strictly prohibited.

V&A Waterfront
Status: Retailers and Restaurants of the V&A Waterfront are open.

Table Mountain Cableway
Status: Table Mountain Aerial Cableway are open.
Restaurants: Closed during adjusted level 4
Shortened operating times apply.
Capacity on the cable cars back to 26 visitors including cabin master.

Robben Island Museum
Status: Robben Island tours have been suspended

Cape Point
Status: Cape Point and the Funicular are OPEN from Thursday to Sunday.
Restaurants: Food Shop is open. Two Oceans Restaurant is closed
Shortened operating times apply.


The Cape Town Big 6 are committed to complying with the current regulations and best practices in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. Regular updates will be provided for visitors and stakeholders in the future, and all are encouraged to follow the Cape Town Big 6 social media pages via the Cape Town Big 6 Facebook or Twitter page. #CTBig6


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