Bungy-jumping - the ultimate in outdoor adverture,
including the highest bungy-jump in the world at Bloukrans.
- White water enthusiasts will be pleased to know that the
Cape's rivers will oblige. Trips on the Breede, Berg, Dorings
and Orange Rivers may be arranged.
has been played in Cape Town since the early days of British
occupation. South Africa's cricket team is one of the best
in the world and facilities at Newlands Cricket Grounds
are outstanding. Visitors are urged to attend provincial
and international matches. Watch the press for details or
telephone Western Province Cricket Association on 021 -
- Cape Town is home to the famous Argus Cycle Tour of the
Peninsula, which takes place in March every year.
sea game fishing - Some of the finest big game fishing
in the world is available here - in particular longfin and
yellowfin tuna and broadbilled swordfish.
- Most hotels have facilities. Visitors may enquire at the
Health & Racquet Club head office (021 - 7108500).
is popular among the locals, and Table Mountain can get
rather crowded on a Sunday. It is not advisable to climb
up the mountain without someone experienced who knows the
route well. It is essential that visitors consult members
of the Mountain Club of South Africa (021 - 4653412) before
embarking on a trail or climb.
racing in Cape Town is closely entwined with local life.
There are two tracks - Kenilworth and Durbanville. Racing
takes place every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon and information
may be obtained from the Western Province Racing Club on
021 - 7627777.
riding enthusiasts may arrange outrides with The Riding
Centre (021 - 7905286) in Valley Road, Hout Bay.
is the favourite sport of South Africans and the Springbok
team are national heros. Watch the press for details on
local matches or telephone Western Province Rugby Football
Union on 021 - 6894921.
(windsurfing) is another favourite, with Blouberg beach
the main area. Langebaan Lagoon and Clanwilliam Dam are
- The Royal Cape Yacht Club is situated at the docks in
Table Bay. The Cape-to-Rio Yacht Race starts from here every
two years - the next race will be in January 2002. Rothman's
Week regatta starts mid-December. Keel boats are also harboured
at Simon's Town in False Bay. Multihull sailing is popular
at Fish Hoek and Hout Bay. Sailing on dams, lagoons and
rivers is also popular. Contact the Western Province Sailing
Association (021 - 4397976) for more information.
diving is one of the largest growing sports in Cape
Town and there are many areas suitable for this exciting
is popular in Cape Town and some of the world's leading
surfers are resident here. Spectacular surfing competitions
are held during the summer months. Contact the Western Province
Surfing Association (021 - 6742972) for more information.
courts are to be found at most hotels and there are many
sports clubs in and around the city which will accommodate
visitors. Contact the Western Province Tennis Association
(021 - 6863055) for more information.
Golf - King David Golf Club 18 holes • 5899 metres,
yellow markers • Par 72 • tel: (021) 9344179 (reception
/ manager), (021) 9343056 (pro-shop) • e-mail: email@example.com
• Intersection of Modderdam & Palotti Roads, Airport Industria
• King David Golf Club prides itself on having one of the
Cape’s premier layouts. Complete Golfer recently profiled
the course and concluded - “because it is such a fine layout
it should always be among the frontrunners when Cape Town’s
best courses are discussed”. Designed by the late Bob Grimsdell,
South Africa’s leading golf course architect, the club was
officially opened in 1955. The new clubhouse with its ultra
modern facilities was re-opened in 1998. Rondebosch Golf
Club • 18 holes • 6123 metres • Par 72 • tel: (021)
6894176 • fax: (021) 6851447 • e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org •
Klipfontein Road, Mowbray • Table Mountain is magnificent.
The ever changing mood of one of the world’s most famous
landmarks forms a dramatic setting for players at Rondebosch
Golf Club. Since 1911, we have welcomed all visitors to
the fairest Cape. Now, as South Africa’s latest PGA venue,
we promise you a memorable golfing experience.