Cape Town Big 6 – attractions in the NEWS

Kirstenbosch Launches Their Chelsea Flower Show Exhibit

In the News: SANBI held a media launch for the Kirstenbosch-South Africa RHS Chelsea Flower Show exhibit. The design team’s new head designer, Leon Kluge, introduced his interpretation of the 2018 theme “Iconic Landscapes” and presented a model of the exhibit to be constructed at The Royal Horticulture Society’s Chelsea Flower Show which takes place in London from 22 – 26 May 2018.

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    The V&A Waterfront is officially one of Africa’s Greenest Precincts

The V&A Waterfront is officially one of Africa’s Greenest Precincts

In the news: The V&A Waterfront is proud to be awarded five Green Star Ratings from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) this week. This is in an outstanding acknowledgement of the V&A Waterfront’s commitment to sustainable development.

Cape Town Big 6 Educational

Your trip to Cape Town is not complete unless you have visited all 6 attractions…

Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, and Groot Constantia. 

Visit Cape Point with the “Red Bus”

In the News: Cape Point now has its own dedicated “Red Bus”. The Cape Point Explorer is a full day’s excursion with an English-speaking guide aboard a luxury air-conditioned coach, featuring a drive through picturesque Muizenberg, Fish Hoek and a visit to Boulders Beach with its famous colony of African penguins. The tour then continues to Cape Point, with an optional hike to the Cape of Good Hope headland.

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    Kirstenbosch presents – ‘Plant’ Contemporary Botanical Art

Kirstenbosch presents – ‘Plant’ Contemporary Botanical Art

In the News: September means spring and time to think about flowers, particularly our own indigenous flora. This year you can look at southern African flora through the eyes of our top botanical artists at the exhibition on at the Old Mutual Conference Centre, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens from 17-25 September.

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    Unique new Visitor’s Route experience offered at Groot Constantia

Unique new Visitor’s Route experience offered at Groot Constantia

In the news: In response to significant growth in visitor numbers, Groot Constantia is rolling out a unique new Visitor’sRoute experience – which will be available in time for the second half of 2016’s summer season. Four years of continuous growth in numbers saw Groot Constantia welcome over 400 000 visitors in 2015 alone – which has led to the need to enhance the Groot Constantia experience so that guests are allowed increased, and more personalised interaction, with the staff and offerings at the estate.

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    ‘Museum Night’ at V&A Waterfront | Free entry to 7 Museums on 14 July

‘Museum Night’ at V&A Waterfront | Free entry to 7 Museums on 14 July

In the news:  ‘Museum Night’ concept extends to the historic sites of the V&A Waterfront, with seven museums in the precinct opening their doors FREE of charge to the general public on Thursday, 14 July.

Big 6 Event Showcases Importance of Tourism in Job Creation

This tourism month, the Cape Town Big 6 hosted an event at the V&A Waterfront in order to highlight the importance of tourism in job creation.