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Southern Suburbs

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Some say this the best part of the city others say not

The Southern Suburbs of the Cape Peninsula is a huge area basically from Woodstock to Cape Point... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
davesdrivesandtours
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Fish Hoek, South Africa
Best of All worlds to live in

Less than 10 minutes to the CBD and the sea. Has the only world rated university in Africa and over... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
TravelFeetZA
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Cape Town
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Southern Suburbs of the Cape Peninsula is a huge area basically from Woodstock to Cape Point. Here you can see the Heart Transplant Museum at Groot Schuur Hospital, Rhodes Memorial. University of Cape town, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens , Visit the Brewery in Newlands, Shop...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Less than 10 minutes to the CBD and the sea. Has the only world rated university in Africa and over 20 good schools. Lots of parks and a great Forrest and mountain. It is a more than adequate suburb to live in

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Rondesbosch, Newlands, Claremont, Pinelands, Rosebank...one can go on...but these small enclaves have lovely houses and also individual village like shopping centres...of course Claremont houses a huge mall, but the surrounding streets hide much good architecture...worth a visit and if you are lucky enough to live...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Southern Suburbs are not one entity but entire area with variety of attractions. We visited the Groote Schuur hospital and greatly enjoyed the museum commemorating the first human heart transplant by Dr Christiaan Barnard. Other stops and places of interest included Newlands Forest, Rhodes Memorial...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is where I was born and spent the first 50 years of my life. The Southern Suburbs of Cape Town have very little to do with the sea and everything to do with tranquil forests, cricket and rugby. Newlands was my childhood home, from...More

Thank Kanbash
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The Southern Suburbs of Cape Town probably has the distinction of being an area with a plethora of things to do and see. From Gardens such as the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens to the Arderne Gardens in Claremont which is very popular for weddings, etc. to...More

Thank hoosainnarker
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Amazing views, central to all the freeways, malls and amenities and family friendly amenities.Young families and professionals may enjoy a visit or may like to stay for good.I prefer to visit or drive through

Thank Liepollo Leboha... P
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We have lived here for 20 years and it is the best area for raising a family and you have the advantage of having everything of the best at your doorstep, the best schools, so much natural beauty with both the mountains and the sea...More

Thank karmal962
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The perfect place to brunch, not a great Friday night party. The quality of food and particularly brunch options is vast!

1  Thank julieadventuring
Reviewed 14 July 2015

The Southern suburbs of Cape Town includes Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, Wynberg, Ottery, Constantia, Bishopscourt and offer many gems i.e. the Kirstenbosch Gardens, Newlands forest, Constantia neck, Constantia wine farms, etc. Cavendish Square, a popular shopping centre is situated in Claremont; several lovely restaurants are in...More

2  Thank Kardoesie
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judithlorraine123
hi there, have tickets for the test and T20. wondering about best tactics getting to newlands cricket stadium OR parking there. have NEVER been to cricket match in my life. these are a suprise for my husband who´s a fan. is it a BIG problem to park near the grounds? or book a driver? on the 6th jan (test) we can stay in either franschhoek or simon´s town. for the 18:00 T20 we´ll definitely be in simon´s town. thx any help /advice very much appreciated.
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