Top 6 ways to love summer in Cape Town

Ah, Cape Town. Bikinis and boardshorts, beach days, sunsets, cocktails, nature, nightlife, and that mountain. Impossible to ignore, Table Mountain is always right in your face. You have to go around it to get anywhere, and some part of it pops up in every holiday snap you take. But this is not a bad thing. 

The Galileo Picnics are back at Kirstenbosch

Sunshiny days are on the way, which signals the return of The Galileo Picnic at Kirstenbosch. Packed with blockbuster films and legendary venues, their summer schedule promises to put the fun back into 2020! Local artisanal market, giant lawn games and picnic before the start of the movie at sunset. Pricing: R109 – R130p/p.

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    Kirstenbosch offers free entry to youth until end of school year

Kirstenbosch offers free entry to youth until end of school year

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden will allow all learners up to Matric FREE entry to Kirstenbosch on Mondays to Fridays from 22 October to 15 December 2020. 

SANBI Spring Festival

Great news for gardeners, fans of all things floral, nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, families looking for a wonderful day out, and everyone celebrating the arrival of warmer weather, is that the inaugural SANBI Spring Festival is currently taking place across South Africa. Running until the end of October, the SANBI Spring Festival has been launched to showcase, and draw visitors to, the network of exceptional National Botanical and Zoological Gardens that exist across the country, and which are managed by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI).  

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    Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden reopened for outdoor exercise on 3 August 2020

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden reopened for outdoor exercise on 3 August 2020

On Monday, August 3, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden reopened for outdoor exercise only. In line with the Level 3 regulations, Kirstenbosch has implemented strict health protocols.

Cape Town Big 6 Attractions Lockdown Level 4 Update

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. 

March Events at the Cape Town Big 6

Make the most of the last few weeks of summer and school holidays with the Cape Town Big 6. Here are the TOP Events at the Cape Town Big 6 Attractions: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Point, Groot Constantia, the V&A Waterfront, Robben Island Museum.

February Events at the Cape Town Big 6

Celebrate the month of love with the Cape Town Big 6. ❤️Here are the TOP February Events at the Cape Town Big 6 Attractions:

Kirstenbosch – Room to Grow – Free Wednesday Talks

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden will be hosting free Wednesday Talks every fortnight from 10h30 to 11h30 and are free of charge, but garden entry fees apply (Adults-R75; SA Students (with card)-R40; Garden entry ticket or BotSoc membership card is required in order to access the talk). Presented by Room to Grow and Sponsored by StruikNature and the Cape Town Big6. Talks will vary from horticulture, botany, ecology, travel, natural history and so much more…

Explore the #CTBig6 the 2020 way

Rushing from one attraction to the next, take a selfie, maybe buy a souvenir and sigh with relief… another thing ticked off the bucket list. No, that is so last year. 2020 is the year for slowing down, disconnecting and being in the moment.