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Things to do in Khayelitsha

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Vineyard
“lovely winery with a very special "Duck Tour" to add to your experience! Great with kids!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cape Town’s first artisanal coffee shop in the township of Khayelitsha, it’s the brain-child of three young entrepreneurs and has been filling the gap, and cup, since 2012. Worth checking out for a change from inner-city hipster spots.”
  • 1 local recommends
Nightclub
$$$
“Sit down, Relax, and have a good time at this lavish venue in the heart of Khayelitsha. Cape Town's favourite township spot.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pool
“Book a tour of Khayelitsha to get a true feeling of African life. Visit artists, eat local food like walkie talkies and smileys (don't ask!), meet the locals, chat with a sangoma. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
Nightclub
$$$
“Another authentic township experience. Braai( barberque), live music, drinks, lounge area. Opens till late. A much youthful crowd. Safe inside the premises, be careful outside. Highly recommended. Let me know if you need more details. i can arrange a visit on weekends, at a fee”
  • 1 local recommends
School
“Ikhaya Garden is a school garden project that aims to empower local people through nature”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“This famous gallery displays a collection of South African, Africa, British, French, Dutch and Flemish art. The collection changes regularly.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“One of the highest remaining coastal dunes in South Africa, Macassar dune, is now under conservation program to protect the natural vegetation from disappearing.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Nightclub
“Sit down, Relax, and have a good time at this lavish venue in the heart of Khayelitsha. Cape Town's favourite township spot.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Cape Town’s first artisanal coffee shop in the township of Khayelitsha, it’s the brain-child of three young entrepreneurs and has been filling the gap, and cup, since 2012. Worth checking out for a change from inner-city hipster spots.”
  • 1 local recommends

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