Travel & Accommodation

Everything you need to know when travelling to Cape Town, South Africa.

CAPE WINE MARATHON location

Franschhoek ([fransˈɦuk]; Afrikaans for “French Corner”, is a small town in the Western Cape Province and one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa. It is about 75 kilometres from Cape Town and is World renowned for its spectacular beauty, superb Cape wines and world class restaurants, the beautiful village of Franschhoek is nestles in a rich and fertile valley, between glorious towering mountains, right in the beautiful Heart of the Cape Winelands.

Cape Town

Cape Town is known as the Mother City and legislative capital of South Africa. This popular travel destination is renowned for its wine routes, Table Mountain, Robben Island, markets and much more. Travelling from abroad you will experience the full South African heritage and local African flare. Neighbouring town Hermanus, is also a popular whale watching destination from July – November. 

TABLE MOUNTAIN

WINE ROUTES

ROBBEN ISLAND

BOULDER BEACH

CAPE POINT

SEA FOOD RESTAURANTS

WHALE WATCHING

LOCAL MARKETS

BO-KAAP

SEAL ISLAND

MUSEUMS

SHOPPING

International traveller info

A few things you need to know before travelling to Cape Town, South Africa.

Visa Requirements

If you are an international runner, you can find all the detail here regarding your VISA. Click Here 

Cape Town Climate

September is part of spring in South Africa and you can expect temperatures of about 24-degrees during the day throughout the month of September. Cape Town has a Mediterranean-style climate: wet and cool winters, dry and warm summers. 

Transport

Uber is available in South Africa and can be used to travel between the destinations. 

Accommodation

We would suggest staying in the following areas:

  • Cape Town City Bowl
  • Durbanville
  • Blouberg
  • Sea Point
  • Green Point

More information can be found here > https://www.capetown.travel/