18 Things To Do in Observatory

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Cape Town Family Entertainment / Sports & Leisure / Sight Seeing

Electric Bike Tours and Rentals

Cape Town’s gorgeous vistas, abundant nature reserves, eerie shipwreck skeletons, and magnificent animals and greenery are part of what makes this country so very special. The electric bikes available for hire ...

Pinelands Family Entertainment / Theme Parks

BE.UP Park

The true measure of success is a place that makes exercise so fun that you forget you’re exercising. The be.UP Park is a vibey indoor centre that is designed to get everyone moving, with plenty of laughs and a fair ...

Cape Town Sports & Leisure

Indoor Climbing

CityRock is Cape Town's centre for all things related to the sport of Rock Climbing. The facility at CityRock features a large top rope and lead climbing area with Introductory lessons taught numerous times every ...

Observatory Wheelchair Friendly / Family Entertainment

Cape Town Science Centre

Aimed at children (of all ages!), the Cape Town Science Centre in the suburb of Observatory in Cape Town, is South Africa's first world-class interactive science centre. It is a place where you can have fun, while ...

Observatory, Cape Town Museums

Heart of Cape Town Museum

The steady beat of your own heart will escort you to the Heart of Cape Town Museum where the worlds first ever human heart transplant was performed. Touring the museum where actual global medical history took place ...

Observatory, Cape Town Extreme Sports

South African National Circus School

Soar on trapeze at the South African National Circus School founded by the world single trapeze champion, Dimitri Slaverse and his wife Nicky. Dare to let go while flying through the air with blood pumping ...

Observatory, Cape Town Cafés & Coffee Shops / Cafés & Eateries

Coffee & Cake at Queen of Tarts

If you followed the white rabbit you might find yourself at Queen of Tarts in Observatory. Loved by magazines, this little urban refuge offers sweet and savoury tarts, amongst other delicious treats, which should ...

Observatory, Cape Town Sports & Leisure

Practise your Swing at The River Club

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 ...

Observatory, Cape Town Nightlife & Theatre / Cafés & Eateries / Bistros & Pubs

Players Restaurant & Bar

Players Restaurant & Bar underwent a major renovation in early 2012 improving the look and feel of all areas of the restaurant and bar. We have three bar areas, a full restaurant area and a brand new patio area to ...

Newlands Parks & Gardens / Walks & Hiking

Liesbeek Parkway green corridor

One virtually has to be a member of the Friends of the Liesbeek to be aware of this hidden gem of Cape Town. Unbeknownst to them, Capetonians can actually spend time strolling along the trail that lies along the 8 ...

Observatory Wine Tours & Tasting

The Wine Cellar

The Wine Cellar in Observatory, Cape Town, opened up its trading doors in 2000. They import fine wines from all around the world including Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. They also source great ...

Observatory Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Eat Out At Hello Sailor

Think delicious, down to earth and filling and you have almost got a pretty good idea about the food at Hello Sailor. The ‘disco’ fries are a hit and are smothered in gravy and cheese. Famous for their burgers, ...

Newlands Walks & Hiking / Sight Seeing / Parks & Gardens

Kirstenbosch Tree Canopy Walkway

A highlight for visitors to Kirstenbosch in Cape Town is a steel and wood canopy stands in amongst the trees of Kirstenbosch. Erected to celebrate Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden's centenary the 'boomslang', as it ...

Observatory Astronomy / Sight Seeing

South African Astronomical Observatory

Up on what passes for a hill, just across the Liesbeeck River from the southern suburb of Observatory, is SAAO (South African Astronomical Observatory) – the reason for the colourful suburb's name. It lies ...

Woodstock Craft & Flea Markets / Family Entertainment / Farm Stalls & Markets

The Palms Market

The Cape Town suburb of Woodstock is a vibrant, lively one that promises a world of things to do and see; ranging from delicious eateries to historical must-sees. Cape Town is the capital city of the Western Cape ...

Observatory as a destination

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Also in the neighbourhood

Athlone, Claremont, Constantia Valley, Harfield Village, Kenilworth, Lansdowne, Mowbray, Newlands, Ottery, Pinelands, Plumstead, Rondebosch, Rosebank, Wynberg

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