In the 'hood, Gardens as a destination

Lying sandwiched between Oranjezicht and Tamboerskloof, within a stone’s throw of the centre of Cape Town, Gardens is a very popular suburb and one of the oldest and most established parts of Cape Town. You’re just outside of the hustle and bustle of the city here, and Table Mountain, at whose foot the suburb lies, looms like a welcome armchair. Houses here - those that haven’t been subdivided ... cont.

3b Gordon Street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa

Directions to Dunkley House

From Cape Town International Airport:
On leaving the airport follow signs to get onto the N2 heading for Cape Town. After about 10kms you will see the Muizenberg and City/Stad M3/M2 signs - take this turn-off. Get into either of the furthest right lanes and then take the City/Stad M3/N2 fork to the right and immediately start getting into either of the 2 left hand lanes. Shortly thereafter take the left fork to City/Vredehoek via de Waal Drive and continue for a couple of kilometres (approx. 3km) along de Waal Drive. Before you reach a overhead bridge take the left fork saying Mill Street. Continue past the Gardens Shopping Centre on your left. Drive over a set of traffic lights and, keeping in the right hand lane. Turn right at the next set of traffic lights into Hatfield Street, drive for about 50 metres. Turn right into Wandel Street, drive for about 20 metres only and turn right again into Gordon Street. Dunkley House, No 3b, is the 4th house on the left-hand side with a metal sign and high white wall.

Amenities in the area

  • Car Hire (0 km)
  • Train Station (2 km)
  • Airport (20 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (200 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (200 km)
  • Grocery Store (200 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (200 km)
  • Bus Line (300 km)
  • Business Services (300 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (300 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (300 km)
  • Laundromat (300 km)
  • Shopping Mall (300 km)
  • Internet Café (350 km)
  • Post Office (500 km)


  • Abseiling
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Caving
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Kite surfing
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Parasailing
  • Quad biking
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Sand boarding
  • Shark cage dives
  • Sky diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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