Cape Town North has arrived!
Cape Town is one of the world's favourite destinations, voted yet again as one of the top 10 cities in the world. It is a City rich with diversity, culture, natural beauty and boasts incredible experiences for the visitor. The Northern region is one of Cape Town's most precious jewels, tucked away far from the madding crowds and boasting a wealth of unique attractions.
Venture across the ‘Boerewors Curtain’ and be amazed at what we’ve got to offer! The myriad of unique leisure experiences is truly astounding! Not only does the area have the best views of Table Mountain, but which other area can offer you a Wine Valley, Theme Parks, a Casino, a Race Course, Golf Courses, an Ostrich Ranch, a Velodrome and a host of Nature Reserves, all within half-an hour of each other?
In addition, visitors can enjoy world-class ‘Retail Therapy’ experiences in our Lifestyle and Shopping Centres, take in a show or paint the town red. The area offers a vibrant nightlife culture with live entertainment and outstanding wine and dining offerings.
Visitors are spoilt for choice no matter what time of the year they visit. Here rural country meets a thriving metropolis of business, leisure, culture, arts, world class shopping and a great selection of restaurants and nightlife.
There is no other place like Cape Town North to visit, play and stay.
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SA's 10 Best Places To Live - Durbanville in top 10
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of the Cape Town North Destination Marketing Association
1 Amfin Brokers
2 Bloemendal Restaurant
3 Cadiz Street
4 Cape Eco-Tours
5 Cape Tourist Guide Connection
6 Cape Town Ostrich Ranch
7 CapeGate Shopping Precinct
8 Clara Anna Fontein
9 Clouds Guest House
10 Die Boer
11 Durbanville Conference Centre
12 Durbanville Cultural Society
13 Durbanville Golf Club
14 Escapade au Cap Tours cc
15 Fancy That
17 Heim Kehrwieder
18 Klein Roosboom
20 Ocean Basket Glen Garry
21 Ocean Basket N1 City
22 Overberg Travel & Charters
23 Rhonda's Tours & Explorers
24 Rondekuil Accommodation & Conferencing
25 Rosendal Kos en Kuns Kafee
26 Ruslamere Guest House, Spa & Conference Centre
27 Ses on Muller
28 TurnKeys Project Management
29 Tygervalley Shopping Centre
30 Vierlanden Garden Cottages
31 Villa Pascal Theatre
Message from our Patron
Mr Mark Shuttleworth
Ubuntu is the African concept of people expressing their humanity through other people.
Nelson Mandela described Ubuntu as follows:
A traveler through a country would stop at a village and he didn't have to ask for food or for water. Once he stops, the people give him food, entertain him.
For many years before the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Cape Town was one of the world's top long-haul destinations, famous for Table Mountain, endless winelands and a year-round temperate climate.
This year, 2010, South Africa's Mother City was beamed to the televisions of millions of people all over the world.
They saw our spirit, they saw our culture, they saw our life. Those fortunate to be here during the tournament experienced our open-armed warm hospitality. For many of those watching at home, they chose Cape Town as their next holiday destination.
For Capetonians, we welcomed the world into our city, and our hearts burst with pride at being part of the incredible spectacle of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Without question, the most famous and photographed views of the City and Table Mountain is from the north, Cape Town North.
(of course,my favourite view is from 400 miles up, but I don’t get to see it that way very often)
And at the heart of Cape Town North is the small town of Durbanville, and this is where I call home.
Durbanville doesn't have a mountain, nor a waterfront or harbour. But what it does have is a unique flavour and experience for those travellers who are weary of the city bustle and noise, just 20 minutes away.
Wide open spaces, rolling hills, leafy lanes.
World-class, award-winning wines, from vines that are cooled by gentle offshore breezes.
Ostriches, game farms and nature reserves.
A wide range of accommodation, from self-catering cottages, through guest houses and small boutique hotels to large corporate hotels.
One of the largest shopping centres in Africa (with free parking!).
A thriving cultural community, with art galleries, and theatres that buzz with energy and top class performers.
A vibrant nightlife with every possible form of entertainment, from cosy restaurants with fresh produce, to bars, clubs and cinemas.
But the one thing that draws visitors back to Cape Town North time after time cannot be bought, imported, created or built - it is the unparalleled hospitality of its residents.
This is a place where visitors are treated as friends, not walking wallets. Complete strangers are invited for a braai – strangers no more, but new friends creating memories for life.
This is a single destination, with the spirit of Ubuntu. There are no Tourist Traps here, no inflated prices, no worries. Come to stay, or come for a day. Give yourself a chance to pause, breathe and relax.
I consider myself fortunate to be part of the story of Durbanville, and am deeply honoured to have been asked to be patron of the Cape Town North Tourism Initiative.
The “hands-on” approach of the team behind the Association will ensure that Cape Town North will thrive as a tourist destination, and that the needs of all visitors will be catered for by all that Cape Town North has to offer.
Welcome to the unique flavour of Cape Town North. Welcome to my home.