The Polar Bear swim is an annual event on Clifton 4th Beach.


It normally takes place on the Saturday closest to the winter solstice. This year it is on 21 June 2014

The annual swim to celebrate the winter solstice.  Hot dogs and hot chocolate on sale in aid of charity.

Time: 10 am

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World of Birds is the largest bird park in Africa and one of the few large bird parks in the World. Over 3 000 birds (and small animals) of 400 different species are uniquely presented in more than 100 spacious landscaped walk through aviaries, allowing you the most intimate closeness with nature.

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A tropical garden setting in the Hout Bay Valley is the environment in which the aviaries are spaced over 4 ha of land, framed by the back of Table Mountain, the Twelve Apostles, Constantiaberg, Chapman’s Peak and Little Lion’s Head. A paradise for nature lovers and photographers, the World of Birds is one of Cape Town’s premier tourist attractions which no visitor should miss.

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100 000 visitors annually enjoy the outing to the World of Birds. The Hout Bay Fishing Village and Fishing Harbour just 10 km outside Cape Town can be reached either along the scenic routes of the Coastal Drive via Camps Bay and Llandudno or via Kirstenbosch and Constantia, or on the way to and from Cape Point Nature Reserve via the spectacular Chapman’s Peak Drive.

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Disney on Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic in a once-in-a-lifetime skating spectacular. The celebration will bring together the legacy of Disney in the tradition of Disney on Ice quality that has entertained more that 135 million guests worldwide to date!


This fanfare production features more than 60 unforgettable Disney stars that span the decades, a sing-along score of award-winning Disney music, stunning choreography, elaborate sets and beautiful costumes. Disney on Ice is not-to-be-missed family entertainment!​

Venue: Grand West Casino

Dates: 23 – 27 July 2014

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The well-known Cape Town Book Fair will return to the Mother City in 2014 but this time as the South African Book Fair. Scheduled to take place from 13 -15 June at the CTICC, the fair provides not only unique and interesting insights into the publishing world but also offers a premier platform for all stakeholders in the book value chain, literary and publishing to gather and trade, network and exhibit.

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Open from 09h00 to 18h00 daily the fair takes place over three-days.

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Indoor climbing at CityROCK is a fun way of exercising in a safe and vibrant environment. Climbing is not about sitting on a treadmill for what feels like hours – each climb is different and will challenge you every time both physically and mentally.

Our climbing facilities include a large bouldering area (bouldering is climbing 3-4m high without a rope) and high walls for roped climbing.

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We cater to many different audiences – from first-time kids to experienced outdoor climbers, and everyone in between.

CityROCK is more than just a climbing gym, it is where like-minded people meet and share their passion for climbing.

Our coffee shop area has a relaxed vibe and is the ideal place to meet friends, climbing partners and make plans for your next trip. Free Wi-Fi makes it a great spot to interact through your social media network, while having coffee, chatting, or browsing through climbing magazines and route guides.

We also cater for children’s birthday parties and corporate events. We have a well-established yoga studio that caters for a variety of yoga styles, and we also offer various climbing training courses for kids and adults alike.

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CityROCK is also the home of the finest specialist outdoor gear shop in the country. We stock a variety of top local and international brands and our friendly staff will be able to assist you in kitting up with the best gear for your next adventure.

We pride ourselves on service excellence and our staff is always available to assist in any way.

So why not give us a call or pop in and try it out, you are never too old or too young to try something new.

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