Attractions IN Constantia

Forests

Cecilia Forest

Cecilia Forest is a beautiful part of Constantia in which to walk. There are a number of routes to choose from, the most popular of which begins at the Cecilia Forest car park where Rhodes and Hohenhort Drives meet. You do need to watch out for the forks ...

Landmarks / Mountain Passes

Constantia Nek

Constantia Nek, also known as Cloof Pass (or at least in the annuls of history), is the low pass over the Table Mountain range linking Constantia to Hout Bay. It’s a busy road with plenty of traffic snaking up and down the single ...

Wine Routes

Constantia Wine Route

Rich in heritage & beauty, the Constantia Wine Route comprises of Groot Constantia, Buitenverwachting and Klein Constantia. Constantia was one of the first wine-producing areas of the Western Cape. Groot Constantia is one of the first and finest examples ...

Lakes / Dams / Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Dams on Table Mountain

There are five dams on top of the table top, accessible via a number of hikes up the mountain. The dams - The Woodhead, Hely-Hutchinson, De Villiers, Alexandria and Victoria - are all on the mountain’s back ...

Museums / Landmarks / National Monuments

Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia is the oldest producing wine estate in the country and has played a pivotal role in wine for over three centuries. It was first owned (when it incorporated Klein Constantia and some of Bergvliet) by Simon van der Stel, himself an avid ...

Nature Reserves

Silvermine Nature Reserve

The park straddles the mountain, from the winding Ou Kaapse Weg (Old Cape Road) on the Tokai, Constantia and Westlake side of the mountain, over the peak of the mountain, and into Noordhoek, Sun Valley and Fishhoek, overlooking the ocean. Approaching the ...

Golf Courses

Steenberg Golf Club

The course was designed and built by one of South Africa's leading golf course architects, Peter Matkovich. The private Steenberg Golf Club is available to guests at the Steenberg Hotel, members and their guests only. The golf course has been designed to ...

Attractions AROUND Constantia

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries / Landmarks / Popular Tourist Routes / Uniquely South African / World Heritage Sites

Cape Floral Region

Cape Floristic Region is a South African UNESCO World Heritage Site: Cape Floral Region Protected Areas in the Western Cape Province, South Africa also known as The Cape Floral ...

Wine Estates

Constantia Valley Wine Estates

The wines produced in Constantia are recognised worldwide for being of the highest quality. For this reason, wine tastings and tours of the cellars are a must. These provide the opportunity to sample and purchase some of the best wines available as well ...

Botanical Gardens / Landmarks / Mandela Route

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is world renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape flora it displays and for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. Kirstenbosch grows only indigenous South African ...

Forests / Landmarks

Newlands Forest

Newlands Forest is well loved by locals. The green, peaceful space is all that remains of former dense, indigenous forest covering much of the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. Back then the forest served as part of the ...

Forests

Orangekloof Forest

Orangekloof, or Oranjekloof, is part of Table Mountain National Park. Its 285 hectares lie west of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, its kloof descending behind the parking lot at Constantia Nek on the northern end of the Hout Bay Valley (its ...

Golf Courses

Royal Cape Golf Club

Founded in 1885, the Royal Cape Golf Club is South Africa’s oldest and most exclusive club featuring a course with narrow fairways lined by trees. The Royal Cape Golf Club is in the southern suburbs of Cape Town. A true championship course, having hosted ...

Forests

Tokai Arboretum

Tokai Arboretum has been declared a National Monument and holds over 274 tree species and over 1555 different trees within its precious hectares first reserved by Joseph Storr Lister back in 1885. Tree huggers and lovers will find a map at the tea room ...

Forests / Landmarks

Tokai Forest

In the heart of Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs, amidst family homes and wide tree-flanked roads, is the magnificent retreat that is the Tokai Forest. The tall trees and the trails that wind through their dappled shade are all ...

... and a little further afield

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Chelsea Village

The quiet lanes of Wynberg’s Chelsea Village are reminiscent of a little English village high street. It’s also known as Little Chelsea or Wynberg Village, after London’s Chelsea. The collection of Cape Georgian buildings is one of ...

Constantia as a destination

Also in the neighbourhood

Bergvliet, Bishopscourt, Kirstenhof, Meadowridge, Plumstead, Tokai, Wynberg

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