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Things To Do in Bellville, Durbanville & more

We are centrally situated just minutes away from Cape Town's major tourist attractions, Table Mountain, Stellenbosch and the Wine Routes, close to golf courses, Virgin Active Health Club close to hospitals, big corporate head offices, and also close to the N1 national road.

If you want some sand, sea and sun it's waiting for you "just over the Tygerberg Hill" thirty minutes drive away. Then on the Atlantic coast you'll find you're spoilt for choice with sundowners on the lawn in front of Blue Peter Hotel on Blouberg beach, or alternatively after a 40 minute drive you can land on the superb white stretch of Strand Beach on the other side of the Cape Peninsula ideal for swimming.

If gambling is your thing, Grand West Casino is only 20 minutes away, with ice skating on an Olympic size rink. Tygervalley, Sanlam Centre, N1 City, Canal Walk - paradise for shopaholics! All these centers have cinemas. The Bellville Velodrome periodically hosts concerts and exhibitions.

ATTRACTIONS IN BELLVILLE, DURBANVILLE & MORE

ART GALLERY / SANLAM

The renowned Sanlam Art Gallery
Voortrekker Road - Parow
Tel: +27 (0) 21 - 947 3359

BEACHES

Some of Cape Town's finest beaches are within 20 minute's drive time from Excellent Guest House (Blaauwberg, Milnerton and Melkbos). Clifton's famous beaches are a further 40 minute scenic drive and well worth a visit.

BIRDING

Durbanville surrounds offers ideal birding opportunities.

CAPE HUNT & POLOCROSSE

The Equestrian Centre
Durbanville
Tel: 021 9763968

CASINO

GRAND WEST CASINO, Inner City Sun International Casino Complex and entertainment centre.

CRAFT MARKETS

Durbanville Craft Market - takes place on the first Saturday of the month as well as every Saturday during the December festive season.
Kenridge Craft Market - see website for dates.

DURBANVILLE NATURE RESERVE

This reserve, in the heart of Durbanville, is unique in that it is situated in an entirely endangered veld type. Nature lovers will find species of Renosterveld Coastal fynbos and Mountain fynbos side by side. Rare and endangered species like Aristea lugens and Serruria Brownii are found here. This is a birdwatcher's paradise, with unusual species that thrive in this combination veld. Picnicing is permissible and guided walks can be organised.

CONTACT: Rust & Vrede 021 - 970 3174

GOLF

BELL'S GOLF ACADEMY - 021 - 9485673
BELLVILLE GOLF COURSE - 021 913 3100
DEVONVALE GOLF COURSE - 021 - 888 4735
DURBANVILLE GOLF COURSE - 021 - 975 4834
ERINVALE GOLF COURSE - 021 - 847 1144

OSTRICH FARM

West Coast Ostrich Ranch - 20 minute drive from Durbanville with a restaurant, curio shop, leather factory, tea garden and playground for the kids.

RATANGA JUNCTION THEME PARK

Entertainment and theme park. Fun for the entire family. Restaurants and stalls.

RUST & VREDE ART GALLERY

History & Culture Art Gallery
10 Wellington Road
Durbanville
Tel +27 21 9764691
OPEN: Mon - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
OPEN: Saturday: 08:30 - 12:30

SHOPPING

Canalwalk Shopping Centre
Tygervalley Shopping Centre
V&A Waterfront
Willowbridge Shopping Centre

THUNDER CITY

EXTREME FLIGHT ADVENTURE!!!! - The only civilian operator to offer supersonic flights in former military jets.

TYGERBERG NATURE RESERVE

The 278ha reserve in the Tygerberg Hills 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.

TYGERBERG ZOO

Specialising in the breeding of rare and endangered wildlife. Approximately 150 enclosures of antelope, birds, zebra, reptiles, chimpanzeez and more.

VELODROME

The biggest multipurpose indoor venue and sporrs facility in the city with the only internation Indoor Cycling Track in the Western Cape. Often a great venue for internation rock performances.
Tel: +27 (0) 21 949 7450

WINE ROUTES

Constantia Valley Wine Route
Durbanville Wine Route
Franchoek Wine Route
Helderberg Wine Route
Stellenbosch Wine Route
Swartland Wine Route

 

  • Luxury Accommodation @ Excellent Guest House in Bellville
  • Entertainment and Relaxation areas @ Excellent Guest House in Bellville
  • Fine Dining @ Excellent Guest House in Bellville
  • Beautiful en-suite bathrooms
  • BBQ and Lapa for entertainment