Rondebosch Places of Interest

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

Attractions IN Rondebosch

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 ...

Rondebosch Golf Club

The Rondebosch golf course is essentially a return to the original concept of golf, being very much a parkland-type of golf course from which the game evolved. Some tight driving holes, compounded by ...

Rondebosch Park

This is an open park with free entrance to all between 08h00 and 18h00 every day. There are benches dotted conveniently around the park for parents and visitors. Pathways criss-cross their way through the ...

University of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is South Africa's oldest university. UCT has more than 60 specialist research units that provide supervision for postgraduate work and is home to more than a quarter of South ...

Attractions AROUND Rondebosch

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 ...

Groote Schuur Hospital

Groote Schuur Hospital, visible against the backdrop of Devil’s Peak, and, not only the site of the first heart transplant, but also one of the main teaching hospitals in South Africa. Groote Schuur Hospital, ...

Irma Stern Museum

Established in 1971 in the house the artist lived in for almost four decades. Several of the rooms are furnished as she arranged them while upstairs there is a commercial gallery used by contemporary artists. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Rhodes Memorial

A national landmark, Rhodes Memorial lies within the Table Mountain National Park and the views from up here are stunning, offering panoramic vistas of industrial Cape Town, out over the airport and the Cape ...

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 ...

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 ...

... and little further afield

Cape Town Shopping

For the international Tourist, shopping in Cape Town is relatively inexpensive due to the favourable exchange rate and comparatively low production costs. For the Tourist, jewellery is particularly inexpensive ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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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