Newlands Places of Interest, Cape Town

Newlands is situated in the Southern Suburbs, in Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN Newlands

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 ...

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. ...

Newlands Cricket Grounds

One of the most picturesque cricket grounds, Newlands was host to the opening ceremony and match of the 2003 Cricket World Cup. Visit the President's Suite; the exclusive South Club and the control rooms, ...

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 ...

Newlands Rugby Stadium

Ever since the first matches played here in 1890, Newlands has become one of the world's most respected rugby stadiums. The second oldest test venue in the world, Newlands is now a modern 51 000 capacity ...

Upper Liesbeek River Garden

The Liesbeek River is reputedly the oldest urbanised river in the country. The first river ever named by Jan van Riebeeck, he called it after a little river in the Netherlands. Today about 70% of it is ...

Van Riebeeck’s Hedge

Up on the banks above the stream at which children play, on the lower slopes of the Kirstenbosch gardens, lies the magic forest - a haven for children who love to clamber in and on the several huge, ancient ...

Attractions AROUND Newlands

Cavendish Square

Cavendish Square Shopping Centre is an award-winning shopping mall situated in the heart of Cape Town's Southern Suburbs in the upmarket suburb of Claremont. Cavendish Square encompasses over two hundred of ...

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 ...

Groote Schuur Zoo

Cape Town used to have a zoo. Originally built in 1897 by Cecil John Rhodes to house a couple of lions and a leopard given to him, it went on to house his private menagerie, one he hoped to grow until it ...

Rondebosch Common

Rondebosch Common is unusual - it is not state, municipal or regional council land. In fact it is a donation of private land by Cecil John Rhodes in his will to be left as a permanent open space for the ...

The Old Wagon Road to the Forest

Cape Town’s Main Road (M4) runs from the southern corner of the Castle, around Devil’s Peak and through the rowdy streets of Woodstock, Salt River, Observatory and Mowbray all the way to Muizenberg. It ...

... and little further afield

Cape Town International Airport

Cape Town International Airport is the base from which millions of international travellers begin their exploration of this uniquely beautiful country. It is the second largest airport in South Africa, second ...

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 ...

Mostert's Mill

Mosterts Mill is open to the public most Saturdays when volunteer millers operate the mill. If you would like to see the Mill in operation or purchase some flour, the 'Millers' would be delighted to see you ...

Table Mountain

Since the first person laid eyes on Table Mountain, it has exerted its powerful and charismatic pull, enchanting and drawing any and all who fall under its spell. The way to the top has never been easy, and ...

The River Club Golf Course

The River Club 9-hole Mashie course is a 9-hole, par 27, and is a great way to get some short game practice. With spectacular views of Table Mountain and the Liesbeek River, this course provides an intriguing ...

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 ...

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 ...

Trafalgar Park

Trafalgar Park is a charming little retreat from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, situated right in the vibey cultural, commercial and residential area of Woodstock. Although it is small, with a total area ...

Wynberg Main Road Historical Walk

In similar vein to the East Wynberg historical walk, you can pick up a map that explores Main Road Wynberg from the Wynberg Library, or from the Old Wynberg Village Society. Both were instrumental in producing ...

Wynberg Park

Wander along pretty paths, enjoy the local duck population, or take your family for a picnic in quiet, picturesque surroundings. Adjacent to Chart's Farm where visitors can hand pick fresh apples, grapes and ...

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