Situated in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, Wynberg certainly embraces the serenity of its natural surroundings and remains a popular spot for families to enjoy a variety of peaceful yet magical outings.
Wynberg is easily accessible from Cape Town and Cape Town International Airport via the M3 and N2 roads. It is only 15km from the city centre and 22km from the airport.
In 1683, the halfway point of the wagon route between Cape Town and Simon's town was the farm, De Oude Wijnberg. In 1795 the British developed this area into a garrison town, stationing a large number of soldiers in the area. As Wynberg was the official half way point between Table Bay and False Bay it soon became a viable option for farmers to sell their produce to the soldiers, etc, than traveling all the way to the Cape Town Market.
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Fun stuff to do in Wynberg
Wynberg has some of the most unique attractions within the southern suburbs, some well known but it still has some secret gems to offer any visitor.
Pick your own Roses at Chart Farm
If you love roses and cake, then a visit to this farm should be at the top of your list. Go and spend your morning picking as many roses as you like. Fill your basket with different colours and types and then stop by the Tea Room for a well-deserved cuppa and a decadent piece of cake
If you love shopping for gifts and decor, you will love this centre. It offers a variety of gift and furniture shops, salons and a popular coffee shop, aptly named High Tea. This is no ordinary shopping centre, though. It is surrounded by trees and gardens filled with water features and pergola's. So instead of being surrounded by concrete and glass you can shop till your heart's content in beautiful and peaceful surroundings.
Maynardville: Theatre in the Park
Situated in Wynberg Park, this 720 seater, open air theatre is the ideal night out for all theatre lovers. During the summer months you can enjoy an annual Shakespearian production. Young and old fans of The Baird book their seats well in advance, so make sure to book early. Though Maynardville is mostly known for their Shakespeare plays, they also offer ballet productions. So, pack a picnic basket, grab a bottle of wine, a cushion to sit on and enjoy a magical experience under the Cape Town sky.
The 22 hectare park is mostly known for the open air theatre and conifer garden but it has so much more to offer. Beautiful paths that wind their way through the park past ponds and water features, perfect for a stroll. The spring of the Krakeelwater River is in the park. The Krakeelwater River supplies irrigation water to the surrounding area. It is perfect for picnics with the family as well as the family dog. Kids can enjoy the playground while parents can relax around the fire at the barbeque area. Perfect for long summer days.
Entrance to the park is free.
This is definitely the perfect destination for families, nature lovers and romantics alike.