• Bellville Velodrome

    Look out for what’s happening at the Velodrome – it’s not just for bikes but also used for concerts and other big events.

  • Clara Anna Fontein

    The only game reserve within the greater Cape metropolitan area. You can see zebra, antelope, ostrich and other animals.

  • Durbanville Golf Club

    Durbanville has a reputation for friendliness so golf enthusiasts can be sure of a warm welcome at this flat 18-hole course.

  • Durbanville Hills

    Head a bit out of town for this one – but it’s worth it for the lovely setting and value-for-money wines.

  • Nitida Cellars

    Enjoy a farm breakfast and homemade products from over 50 different suppliers at this lovely vineyard’s farmers’ market. Catch it on the last Saturday of the month, or come another time to taste the wine and eat in the restaurant.

  • Tyger Valley Centre

    There are nearly 300 shops here to explore, as well as facilities like restaurants, movie theatres, banks and even medical suites.

  • Villa Pascal Theatre

    This intimate theatre offers live entertainment by a variety of performers. You can bring a picnic basket to enjoy during the show.

  • Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre

    Enjoy the sunshine while you shop at this open-air centre. It specialises in homeware and decor, although there are also some chic little boutiques to browse. There are also several restaurants to choose from, as well as a theatre.

  • Zevenwacht Wine Estate

    Take hours over lunch at the restaurant at Zevenwacht – or you can order a picnic to enjoy in the lovely grounds, or even braai (that’s barbecue…) your dinner from one of their swanky braai baskets. There’s accommodation and a spa, and a play area for the children.

  • Grandwest Casino

    The biggest casino in the Cape, complete with 1 750 slot machines, gaming tables as well as lounges, bars, restaurants, a nightclub and revue bar. There’s also an Olympic-sized ice rink, ten pin bowling, mini fun fair and plenty more to keep the whole family entertained. Watch out for events here, as GrandWest often plays host to big-name acts.

  • Intaka Island

    Century City’s award-winning wetlands and eco-tourism attraction, Intaka Island is home to more than 120 bird species. For keen birders, there’s a hideout from which to view the dozens of pairs of water birds.


    For the ride of your life, Ratanga Junction is a full-scale theme park with over 30 rides, restaurants, shops and plenty to keep the whole family entertained. Dare to ride the Cobra for a giant thrill. It’s not open all year, so check before you go.

  • Tygerberg Nature Reserve

    See a large tract of endangered renosterveld vegetation on one of many hiking trails, most of which can be covered in two hours. The Induli trail, which means “hill”, takes you up to the reserve’s picnic area and viewpoint, where you can enjoy a scenic lunch. This is one of only two places – along with Blaauwberg beach – where you can take the classic photo of Table Mountain.

  • Sanlam Art Gallery

    From 2018 Sanlam celebrates its 100th anniversary and more than fifty years of collecting and showing South African art. With works dating from the late nineteenth century to the present, the Sanlam Art Collection constitutes an historically representative sample of South African paintings,sculptures and prints. Building on its strengths Sanlam continues to acquire works of historical significance as well as important images by emerging contemporary artists. A selection of these works is regularly exhibited in the Sanlam Art Gallery in the Sanlam Head Office in Bellville, which is open free to the public. Travelling themed exhibitions from the collection to various centres and arts festivals in South Africa are organised on a regular basis.