36 Things To Do in Gardens

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Cape Town Sight Seeing / Walks & Hiking

Cape Town Free Walking Tours

Most major cities around the world offer city walking tours, and the Mother City is no exception. Cape Town Free Walking Tours makes the city walkable for everyone hoping to discover something about Cape Town’s ... more

WHEN?
The tours leave three times a day.
See tours and times above.

Gardens Family Entertainment

African Drumming with Drum Mania

The only interactive show in Cape Town dedicated purely to drumming! This exciting activity runs every Wednesday from 20h00 to 22h30 (doors open at 19h30). The Drum Mania band opens with a short performance of a ... more

WHEN?
Every Wednesday from 20h00 to 23h00. Booking of meals advised.

Gardens Fine Dining / Cafés & Eateries / Wheelchair Friendly

High Tea at The Mount Nelson

No visit to Cape Town is complete without experiencing Mount Nelson Hotel’s legendary Afternoon Tea. Famous foodies and travel writers the world over describe it as being one of the best afternoon tea experiences ... more

WHEN?
The buffet is served daily from 14h30 to 17h30.

Gardens Health & Beauty

Rejuvenate at Librisa Spa

The Mount Nelson Hotel’s sparkling new Librisa Spa has become one of Cape Town’s leading day spas. Treatments are world class and have been developed uniquely for the spa. The spas three signature product ranges ... more

WHEN?
Open daily from 09h00 to 20h00. Booking essential.

Gardens Nightlife & Theatre

Labia Theatre on Orange

The kinky name is a contradiction to the theatre's elegant contribution to film. The authentic Art Deco building features frames of history in its grand dame façade while flickering fames of Hollywood on its big ... more

WHEN?
Daily. Check the daily newspaper for programme and screening times

Cape Town Central Sight Seeing / Nature Reserves / Family Entertainment

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

A visit to Cape Town would be incomplete without a trip up the famous Table Mountain which reaches a height of 1085m at its highest point and had a broad flat surface allowing it to appear as a 'table' from certain ... more

WHEN?
Season and weather dependent please call to confirm. As a guideline: First 08h00 to 08h30; Last up 17h30 to 21h00; Last down: 18h30 to 22h00. Frequency: every 10-15 minutes. No bookings.

Gardens Family Entertainment / Arts & Crafts / Wheelchair Friendly

Do some 'Art Jamming'

Its not just for kids - find your 'inner artist' at Art Jamming - and if your inner artist doesn't emerge ... well just have some fun painting! Some people jam music, here people jam art. At Artjamming in Gardens, ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Sunday from 09h00 to 21h00.

Cape Town Central Walks & Hiking

Lions Head Walk

Like Signal Hill, the walk to the top of Lions Head is popular with both tourists and locals alike. Generally the walk takes about 90 minutes and is fairly manageable although there are a few chains and ladders ... more

WHEN?
Any time.

Gardens Cafés & Coffee Shops / Cafés & Eateries / Wheelchair Friendly

Manna Epicure

The design darling of Cape Town, Manna Epicure’s stark white interiors leave all the emphasis on the exquisite menu. Dining at this street café cum chic city lunch venue is a must for lovers of creative food and ... more

WHEN?
Tuesday to Saturday from 08h00 to 22h00
Sunday to Monday from 08h00 to 21h00

Gardens Farm Stalls & Markets

City Bowl Market on Hope

City Bowl Market on Hope is becoming the place where Cape foodies meet and is the new place to be in Cape Town. We have exciting stallholders and products – think bagels, Indian, sushi and croissants, but also ... more

WHEN?
Thursdays from 16h30 to 20h30.

Cape Town Central Art Galleries

iArt Gallery

iArt was established in 2006 in Cape Town. This fast rising gallery has become one of the leading galleries to represent primarily contemporary South African artists and is a go-to place for local and international ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 10h00 to 17h00.
Saturdays from 10h00 to 14h00.
Public Holidays by appointment only.

Gardens Family Entertainment / Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Café Paradiso

A visit to Café Paradiso situated on Kloof Street in Cape Town is a unique dining experience in an idyllic garden setting. This haven has become a renowned restaurant over the past two decades and provides a ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Saturday from 09h00 to 22h00.
Sunday from 10h00 to 15h00.

Cape Town Central Extreme Sports

Tandem Paraglide with Parapax

Parapax is South Africa’s largest and oldest-established tandem paragliding company. Join us to experience the freedom and exhilaration of motorised paragliding or freeflight in one of the most beautiful places ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Gardens Nightlife & Theatre

Labia Theatre on Kloof

The Labia Theatre on Kloof Street is the baby sister of the the local movie-house legend the Labia on Orange Street. Situated in the Gardens, they are within walking distance from each other they form part of the ... more

WHEN?
Check the press for screening times.
SMS (cost R5) 'Labia' to 31400 for a weekly update of show times.

Gardens Nightlife & Theatre

The Little Theatre

The Little Theatre Complex is home to the University of Cape Town's drama and fine arts departments, and is a right of passage for most thespians, performers and theatre-goers in Cape Town. Most actors and dancers ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Gardens as a destination

If you are considering visiting Gardens or have already booked your Gardens accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Gardens and come back and submit your Gardens review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Bo Kaap, CBD, De Waterkant, Devils Peak, Foreshore, Higgovale, Highlands Estate, Kloof Nek, Oranjezicht, Roggebaai, Tamboerskloof, University Estate, V&A Waterfront, Vredehoek, Walmer Estate, Woodstock, Zonnebloem

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