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  • Nov 30, 2015
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Kirstenbosch Christmas Craft Market & New Year’s Eve Concert


Everything is abuzz this festive season! Join in on the fun!

Western Cape

The gardens are abuzz this festive season! Arguably the most scenic market in Cape Town, you are sure to find gifts galore at Kirstenbosch’s Christmas Craft Market, with over 200 crafters selling a diverse range of quality products as well as a wide range of food on offer. Bring the kids along – there’s a petting farm and pony rides. For a New Year‘s celebration for the whole family to enjoy - relax under the stars surrounded by nature’s beauty, bring your picnic blankets and usher in 2016 with a line-up of live music to shake your tail feathers. This year’s headline act is Jeremy Loops, promising his signature combination of folk and booming city rhythms.

The Dino Expo

Ends 17 January


A mesmerizing, world-class exhibition featuring over 20 life-size, robotic dinosaurs that capture the imagination with realistic sounds and movement. Get lost in the artistically landscaped prehistoric jungle with its misty pathway, rustic bridges, beautiful rock formations, and sparkling waterfalls. Feel the excitement mount as you hear the giant roars! A great experience that indulges the senses, with dinosaur themed activities galore! Don’t forget to check out the super cool 5D motion cinema featuring the prehistoric giants in their prime.

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Dusi Canoe Marathon

18-20 February


The exciting Dusi Canoe Marathon continues to be the biggest event of its kind in Africa, attracting the world’s top canoeists with between 1 600 and 2 000 athletes participating annually! The 120-kilometre waterway challenge extends between Pietermaritzburg and Durban. Participants and fans alike will enjoy stunning weather conditions, spectacular natural vegetation, and a great vibe!