About Durbanville

Durbanville is very centrally located with easy access to the main business centres of Cape Town North as well as Cape Town's CBD. White unspoilt beaches, world class shopping centres, international standard sport facilities, nature reserves and wine routes offer everything and more for business or leisure.

The Durbanville Winelands have been described as amongst the most beautiful in the world. A visit to the estates is a must not forgetting the fine restaurants at Meerendal, Durbanville Hills, D'Aria, Bloemendal and Hillcrest.

Tygerberg is rich in cultural and historical diversity. Art and craft centres Philani and Zenzele, in the growing town of Khayelitsha reflect the political turbulence and tokens of the apartheid past. While National Monuments like Onze Molen, one of the few original windmills in the Cape, and the old churches in Durbanville and Parow bear witness to the origin of some of the early settlers in Cape Town North.

Durbanville offers amongst some of the finest schools and tertiary education centers in the province.

Medical facilities and professionals are amongst the best in South Africa with resident specialists onsite at the Durbanville Medi Clinic to attend to any medical emergencies which may arise.

For those intrepid shoppers there's a plethora of world class shopping malls to serve you: Tygervalley Shopping Centre, Willowbridge Shopping Mall and Canalwalk all within minutes drive time. Entertainment abounds in these centres with cinemas, restaurants and arcades to keep the entire family entertained.


The 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

Cape Point

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

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain. 

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

Tygerberg Nature Reserve

The 300-hectare Reserve on the Tygerberg Hills. It 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.

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Blaauberg's Big Bay and Melkbos are a mere 25 minute's drive whilst Clifton will take you around 40 minutes by car.

Durbanville Wine Valley

Visit the award winning wine estates and eateries located on the doorstep of Cape Country Cottage.

GrandWest Casino

GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World in Cape Town is the largest entertainment destination of its kind in South Africa.

GrandWest Casino

GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World in Cape Town is the largest entertainment destination of its kind in South Africa.

Rust & Vrede Art Gallery

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


Durbanville and surrounds offers ideal birding opportunities.

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Eating Out

There are an enormous variety of restaurants in close proximity to Cape Country Lodge. From coffee shops to Thai, steak houses, family restaurants and seafood eateries.

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Durbanville Rose Garden

The Durbanville Rose Garden is an award-winning garden close by to Cape Country Lodge.
It is open daily from 07:00 - 18:00.

V & 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.

Boating, Charters & Sailing

For boating, vessel charters, sailing and island ferries.


Durbanville Golf Club
Tel: 021-976 8121

Bellville Golf Club
Tel: 021-913 3100

Robben Island Museum

Explore the history of 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.

Table Mountain

From the top of Table Mountain you have magical views. There are winding walkaways, inquisite rock rabbits and wonderful flora. 

You can go to the top (1.084m high) with a cable car or walk. Table Mountain is also a National Park.

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