About Durbanville

Durbanville is conveniently located in northern suburbs of Cape Town, with quick access to all CBD’s. It also provides a range of activities and attractions such as pristine beaches (20 minutes drive), high-end shopping malls, exquisite sports venues, nature reserves and renowned wineries.

The Durbanville Winelands have been widely acclaimed for their visual beauty and international awards for fine wines from the many wine estates. Going to these wine estates is a must, plus the amazing restaurants at Meerendal, Durbanville Hills, D'Aria, Bloemendal and Hillcrest make it even more of a worthwhile experience.

Tygerberg is filled with a variety of cultural and historical nuances. Philani and Zenzele art and craft centres in Khayelitsha, the growing township, symbolize the political turbulence and atrocities of past apartheid. Cape Town North is home to many historical landmarks such as Onze Molen, a rare surviving windmill, and the old churches in Durbanville and Parow. These monuments are testament to the early settlers.

The educational centers of Durbanville are well known for their excellent quality and offer an impressive range of high schools and tertiary institutions in the province.

Medical facilities and professionals are highly regarded. The Durbanville Medi Clinic has trained specialists available to handle any medical emergencies that might occur.

For those intrepid shoppers there's a plethora of world class shopping malls to serve you: Tygervalley Shopping Centre, Willowbridge Shopping Mall and Canalwalk all within minutes’ drive time. Entertainment abounds in these centers with cinemas, restaurants and arcades to keep the entire family entertained.

Things To Do

In Durbanville & Cape Town

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Blaauberg's Big Bay and Melkbos are a mere 25 minute's drive whilst Clifton will take you around 40 minutes by car.

Two Oceans Aquarium

The Two Oceans Aquarium Exhibits simulate local condidtions of our 2 oceans surrounding our magnificent shores & include specimens e.g. sharks, penguins, seals, sun fish and much more. This is specatacle not to be missed.
Open daily 365 days a year

Cape Point

Recognized as one of the Cape's BIG 6 your holiday in Cape Town is not complete without a visit to this famous landmark.

Durbanville Rose Garden

3.5 Hectare of absolute splendor and within walking distance of our hotel. The Durbanville Rose Garden has become synonymous with weddings and special occasions photographers. The rose garden has become an iconic part of Durbanville's proud culture for beautiful things.

Tel: 021 444 9587

Durbanville Wine Valley

Visit some of our award winning wine estates in the Durbanville Wine Valley right on our doorstep. Many of the estates boast exquisite eateries and fine dining restaurants.

Eating Out

Durbanville is fortunately host to some of the finest restaurants in the Cape. We do have some favourites but will provide you with a link to Tripadvisor's Top Durbanville Restaurants.

You simply cannot go wrong!

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If you're looking to get an excellent game of golf in, you're in the right place.

Grand West Casino

A firm family favourite where kids can be entertained all day while the adults enjoy the casino life. Outstanding restaurants and entertainment for all ages.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain. 

60 Hectares covering the SE slopes of Table Mountain dedicated to indigenous flora. Open air concerts and recitals on Sundays, breakfasts and teas.

Rust & Vrede Art Gallery

Rust & Vrede Art Gallery
History & Culture Art Gallery
10 Wellington Road

Tel +27 21 9764691

Robben Island

Explore the history of Robben Island.

Just 12 kms from Cape Town, this world heritage site is not to be missed.
Take a ferry ride from the V & A Waterfront to Robben Island for and informative and fun filled day.

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You're in close proximity to world class shopping centers! There truly is nothing like excellent retail therapy and the following will not disappoint:

Table Mountain Cableway

From the top of Table Mountain you have magical views. There are winding walkaways, inquisite rock rabbits and wonderful flora. 

You can go to the top (1.084m high) with a cable car or walk. Table Mountain is also a National Park.

Tygerberg Nature Reserve

The 300-hectare Reserve on the Tygerberg Hills. It is situated in the extremely endangered West Coast Renoster veld type.
From "The Viewpoint" in the reserve, the Cape Peninsula can be seen in all its splendour. Hiking trails named after animals, cover 7680m and can comfortably be walked in 2 hours.

V & A Waterfront

Call it what you will but the V & A Waterfront is definitively the center of all things "Cape Town".

Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront has become South Africa's most visited destination.

Whether you're a first timer or a return visitor, The V & A always has something new to offer whether it be a shopping, eating or entertainment experience.


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