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About Wynberg

Wynberg

Wynberg is a tranquil, trendy and upmarket suburb that boasts some really awesome and unexpected activities. It’s the oldest suburb in Cape town and a lot of the architecture has stayed true to the Cape Dutch origins. Some original buildings still stand ... read more

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Wynberg

Wynberg is a tranquil, trendy and upmarket suburb that boasts some really awesome and unexpected activities. It’s the oldest suburb in Cape town and a lot of the architecture has stayed true to the Cape Dutch origins. Some original buildings still stand proudly as a reminder of Wynberg’s humble beginnings.

Top 5 Things to do in Wynberg

Maynardville Park: With 22 of hectares of lush grass ideal for picnics and braai’s; a well maintained children’s park, a picturesque duck pond, and a stunning Conifer garden, Wynberg Park is a must visit. The park is safe and allows you to let your hair down a little and simply enjoy nature at it’s best. You could also visit the Community Chest Carnival which takes place annually in Summer.

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre:The Maynardville Open-Air Theatre is located in the Maynardville Park. It’s best known for putting on annual performances of Shakespeare called Shakespeare In The Park. It is also used to put on other interesting and local plays, ballets and performances. Tickets can conveniently be booked in advance through Computicket. Refreshments are sold during breaks but taking along a picnic basket is a pleasant way to enhance the experience.

Chart Farm:The Chart Farm is home to some of the most exquisite roses in various stages of bloom. It is the only place in the Cape Peninsula where you can select and pick your own roses at a really great price. Visitors can also pick fresh apples, grapes and nectarines. Once you’ve picked all the roses you can manage, feel free to indulge in some yummy cakes and a hot cup of tea at The Terrace Coffee Shop to round off your experience.

Chelsea Village: Chelsea Village is brimming with sophistication and old school charm. It’s a cluster of quaint coffee shops, zesty cafes, retro clothing boutiques, wine bars and art galleries. A stroll through the village on a Saturday morning is certain to propel the rest of your day in the right direction. Bella Lucia is known for its out-of-this-world menu. This is definitely the place to go to for a classy and intimate dinner. The Guild offers some exquisite iron furniture and various hand made items.You also have the option of designing your own furniture which definitely personalizes the experience. A holiday is never complete without some retail therapy. Every item of clothing and jewelry at Maya Boutique is hand-picked to totally complement the customer's individual style.

Where to stay

Wynberg offers a variety of quaint B&Bs and guest houses. If simplicity is what you are after, then there are a variety of self-catering holiday flats and cottages that will more than suffice as a comfortable home away from home.

Travel

Air:Cape Town International Airport is a mere 22kms away from Wynberg. Without traffic, it takes about 21 minutes to get from one to the other.

Car Rental: Wynberg is a transportation hub. Getting around is simple as there is a variety of public transportation available. If you wish to rent a car, there are car hire agencies in Wynberg.

Taxis/cabs: There are minivan taxis that do trips along the main road. These taxis are very affordable and predominantly used by locals. Cabs can be booked online.

Buses: Buses run every 10 to 20 minutes and they all drive along main road. They are affordable but can be rather slow if you travel during morning and afternoon peak hours.

Did You Know?

Maynardville Open-Air-Theatre has been hosting outdoor plays since 1956.

Wynberg is commonly misspelled as Wineberg or Wynbirg.

Wynberg Village contains the largest surviving traditional Cape thatched vernacular cottages in Cape Town, which are located in Wynberg Village.

Wynberg Boys High School is the second oldest all-boys school in the country.