This audio guide brings Groot Constantia's historic precinct to life, taking you back to the complex time at the root of South African winemaking.
You'll meet Thys van der Merwe, who has made the estate's inheritance his life's work. There are... More»
The route is primarily along the Main Road of Kalk Bay heading South and highlights my personal favourites, from the shops that fascinate me to my favourite eateries. To keep my visitors "on their toes" we do a bit of zig zagging from left to... More»
Follow Groot Constantia’s grapes on their journey through the cellar, where they get destemmed, pressed, pumped over, and left at the mercy of yeast, to emerge as some of the world's finest wines.
You’ll set sail on global trade routes, meet... More»
Take a stroll through some of the Cape’s most picturesque vineyards and meet the cast of grapes that give Groot Constantia’s wine so much personality. They’re a competitive bunch, and while Monsieur de Frontignan likes to reminisce about the glory... More»
Almost thirty years ago, genealogist Aubrey Springveldt started investigating his own family tree. His research led him on a pilgrimage into the earliest days of the Cape, and an ancestry shaped by slavery.
Join him on that pilgrimage by... More»
So, you're off to see the Bo-Kaap? No doubt your mind conjures up pictures of quaint and brightly-coloured houses - but your walk today will reveal a Bo-Kaap that has little to do with its prettiness. To focus on that aspect alone would be an... More»
On this tour you'll walk along St George’s Mall, once known as Venus Street, to Greenmarket Square. A long time ago, seafarers would have wandered here in search of a tavern or boarding house. Wealthy burghers, whose elegant homes lined the... More»
Discover the stories and legends of Table Mountain while you're waiting in the queue at the Lower Cableway Station. You'll hear from Capetonians with a close connection to the mountain, including a Dutch pirate and champion pipe smoker. There are... More»
Experience the top of Table Mountain like never before on an audio walking tour filled with local insights. You'll meet the team behind the Cableway, share in the mountain's secrets, and find out why Capetonians have such a special relationship... More»
This walking tour takes you on a loop through the lower slopes of the gardens. It has a little bit of everything of interest, including botany, history, landscape, art and culture. It’s a walk of sensual delight through the natural beauty of the... More»
Woodstock and Salt River residents, who have called the suburbs home for generations, are facing ice-cold evictions. Sometimes tenants are forced out by high rents and intimidation, sometimes house owners are bought out by property developers,... More»
Join one of the owners of Ashanti Lodge Gardens on a walk through the beautiful neighbourhood surrounding the backpackers. This tour will help you get your bearings of the Gardens area. With its many restaurants, bars, fashion and entertainment,... More»
A walk through the ages, 350 years of history jam-packed into 8 hectares of ground, that’s the Company’s Garden!
“…there is a garden which the Company has had made; I should very much like to see it in a corner of Versailles. There are walks,... More»
Imagine, just imagine the throngs of slaves that have walked this route, taken off the ships near the Castle and led in irons to the slave lodge; think of the settlers, adventurers, missionaries and soldiers disembarking near the Parade; imagine... More»
Explore the art, wine and heritage of this historic estate on a tranquil stroll
Stroll through the architectural history of Tulbagh's famous Church Street
Meander down the quiet and dusty memory lanes of quaint McGregor