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Cape Town street life makes it the 'Big Seven'

Cape Town street life makes it the ‘Big Seven’

The City Walk will take people on a route down the pedestrian spine of Cape Town's city bowl. Along the way, there will be experimental street food offerings, permanent and temporary public art, and various events that will tell the story of the city, including its many voices and rich history.

District Six lives again, 35 years later

When District Six residents were forcibly removed from their homes in the 1960s and 70s, going back seemed an impossible dream. Now, former residents and their descendants are moving back home, to return the area's streets to their former vibrancy.

Cape Town viewed from a treetop walkway

Cape Town viewed from a treetop walkway

A 130-metre treetop canopy walkway, winding through the forest canopy on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain and offering spectacular 360-degree views of the city and mountainside, has opened at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town.

South Africa: world tourist hotspot

South Africa's popularity as a tourism destination, locally and globally, is on the up and the Department of Tourism says it is well on its way to achieving its goal to be a Top 20 destination by 2020.
SA improves travel, tourism competitiveness

Table Mountain security beefed up

Table Mountain’s 7 Wonder status official

Table Mountain's status as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature is official, following confirmation of the results of New7Wonders' global voting process by an international audit.

Dassie is skilled communicator

Table Mountain’s rock hyraxes, known affectionately as dassies, may soon be as sought-after for their communication skills as they are for their general cuteness and appeal.
Table Mountain new natural wonder

Visitors marvel at South Africa’s natural wonder

A trip to the top of Table Mountain was a highlight for a group of journalists from the Gulf states, visiting South Africa on a fact-finding mission. It was, in their words, “awesome”.
Investors prefer Cape Town

Tourists flock up Table Mountain

Tourists flock up Table Mountain

Helped on by being provisionally named one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, Cape Town's Table Mountain drew a record number of visitors in December, with 116 000 people taking the cable car trip to the top.

Table Mountain new natural wonder

Table Mountain has been announced as one of the New7Wonders of Nature along with the Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo and Puerto Princesa Underground River.
Kirstenbosch best place to picnic

It’s official! Table Mountain is part of the new Seven Wonders

Celebrations erupted at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront on Friday night as Table Mountain was provisionally named a New 7 Wonder of Nature following a three-year global race to choose the world's seven most wonderful natural sites.

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