Things To Do

ART GALLERY / SANLAM

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

AQUARIUM (TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM)

  • Exhibits simulate local condidtions of our 2 oceans surrounding our magnificent shores & include specimens e.g. sharks, penguins, seals, sun fish and much more. This is specatacle not to be missed.
    Open daily 365 days a year 09H30 to 18H00

BEACHES

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

BIRDING

  • Bellville and Durbanville surrounds offers ideal birding opportunities.

BOATING, CHARTERS & SAILING

  • For boating, vessel charters, sailing and island ferries.

CAPE HUNT & POLOCROSSE

  • The Equestrian Centre
    Durbanville
    Tel: 021 9763968

CAPE POINT

  • Visit the famous landmark and one of the Cape's BIG 6.

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.
  • Green Market Square - held in the heart of Cape Town this in one of Cape Town's oldest and most popular markets. A real treat for a day out.
    Open: Mon - Fri 09H00 - 16H00 & Sat 09H00 - 15H00
  • Houtbay Craft Market - Takes place every Sunday with a large variety of African curios, pottery, wire crafts, Ostrich eggs, wooden sculptures and on occasion pony rides.
    Tel: 021 - 790 3474
  • Kirstenbosch Craft Market - takes place on the last Sunday of the month except for closing in June, July and August (Winter months). In December the market takes place on two Sundays. Entrance is free.
    Tel: 021 - 671 5468 (Enquiries)

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

HORSE RACING

  • Durbanville Race Course offers weekly horse racing.
    Bowlers Way
    Durbanville
    Tel: 021 - 976 5945

KIRSTENBOSCH

60 Hectares covering the SE slopes of Table Mountain dedicated to indigenous flora. Open air concerts and recitals on Sundays, breakfasts and teas .

MTN SCIENCE CENTRE

  • 407 Canal Walk
    Century City
    Cape Town
    Tel: +27 (0)21 - 529 8100

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.
    Tel: 021 - 975 7017

PAINTBALL

QUADBIKING

  • Downhill Adventures offers quadbiking thrills for the outdoor enthusiasts.

RATANGA JUNCTION THEME PARK

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

RESTAURANTS

  • For a concise listing of places to eat, drink and be merry use this informative website.

ROBBEN ISLAND

  • Just 12 kms from Cape Town, this world heritage site is not to be missed. Take a ferry ride from the V & A Waterfront to Robben Island for and informative and funfilled day.

ROSE GARDEN (DURBANVILLE)

  • The Durbanville Rose Garden is open to the public year round and is a firm favourite for wedding photography.
    OPEN: Mon to Sun 08H00 to Sundown
    Tel: 021 - 948 1744
  • RUST & VREDE ART GALLERY & CAFE
    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

SHARK DIVING

  • Explore the exciting world of the ocean's apex predator and take yourself off on an adrenalin advenuture of a lifetime. Surface viewing or cage diving with the ocean's apex predator with Brian McFarlane's professional and highly experienced team in Gansbaai.

SHOPPING

TABLE MOUNTAIN

  • Magical views, winding walkways, inquisitive rock rabbits and masses of indigenous flora. An unequalled cable car ride!

THUNDER CITY

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

TOBOGGAN TRACK - Cool Runnings

Africa's first toboggan track. A Summer version of the thrilling winter sport on steel as opposed to snow. For ages 8 and upwards.

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.

V AND A WATERFRONT

  • Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront has become South Africa's most visited destination. Live, work, shop and play at the V&A Waterfront.

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 international rock performances.
    Tel: +27 (0) 21 949 7450

WINE ROUTES

GPS Co-ordinates

33°52'44.69"S
18°39'46.06"E
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Single B & B: R580.00
Double: R890.00
PLEASE NOTE:
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Contact Us

Pension Marianna
23 Bellbusk Crescent
Bellville
Cape Town
South Africa
Tel: 021 919 1126
Fax: 021 919 1121

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