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Its summer baby! Some days we feel like relaxing and chilling on the beach or by pool. Other days we want to get out and do something.

So, what is there to do in Cape Town during the summer? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered! We’ve compiled a list of activities that will surely keep you busy.

Clay café
Feeling a bit artistic? The Clay Café, situated in the heart of the Hout Bay valley, offers a one of a kind creative experience. Sit back and relax while indulging in your own personal ceramic masterpiece that is enjoyable for adults and children alike. 

Surf lessons
Cape Town is known for its beautiful beaches. Take advantage of this by trying out a few surf lessons. There are a variety of surf schools around the Cape for you to choose from.

Take advantage of the stunning weather and nature around you by having a picnic at either a botanical garden or local park. Perfect for families and animals, spend the day eating, laughing and enjoying the warm sun.

If you’re more of an active outdoors person, Cape Town offers a wide range of hiking trails for you to try. From the iconic Table Mountain and Lions Head to the lesser know trails dotted all over the cape.

Rose picking
The Chart Rose Farm boasts a wide variety of roses from which visitors can select and pick their own. The farm’s farms stall provides secateurs and buckets and its up to you how many roses you want.

Wine tasting
Cape Town is known for its many beautiful wine farms. From Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, to Constantia, Paarl and Hermanus, wine lovers are spoilt for choice.

Stand up paddling
Paddle through the canals of the Waterfront or on the open ocean this summer. SUPing has become quite popular over the last few years and allows users to experience the joys of being on water and out in beautiful nature.

Sunset cruise
The Waterfront Charters offers a glorious evening cruise with a stunning view of the sun setting over the Atlantic horizon. With champagne in hand, it’s the perfect way to end off your summer day.

Kirstenbosch summer concerts
If you are a music lover, the summer concerts at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens will be perfect for you. The open-air concert hosts both local and international artists and offers an epic summer experience for adults and kids alike. Bring your picnics and blankets and enjoy the best music that South Africa has to offer.

Outdoor cinema
Treat yourself to a movie experience you’ll never forget. Cape Town offers some of the best outdoor movie experiences.  Surrounded by Cape Town’s natural beauty, what’s better than enjoying a movie under the stars?

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