Beach safety begins with YOU

Beach Safety Tips
Cape Town is expecting thousands of residents and visitors to flock to Cape Town’s pristine beaches during the festive period and here are some safety tips to keep in mind. 
Although the City is doing everything in its power to enhance the safety of residents and visitors, it must be noted that many drownings are linked to the consumption of alcohol before swimming.

Is your myconnect card expiring in December?

Please look at the date on the front of the card

MyCiTi commuters whose myconnect cards expire in December 2015 must replace the card by 31 December as the myconnect card will be declined after expiry date. 

Commuters should please take note that they can get a new myconnect card free of charge if they replace their expiring cards by 31 December 2015.


Biodiversity Touch Screen
Four digital interactive installations address the themes of energy, water, waste and biodiversity. We focus on Biodiversity

The Smart Living Challenge Zone, the new interactive zone at the Two Oceans Aquarium, is an exciting initiative to educate children and adults alike on making smarter choices to preserve and protect t

Can't Live with Kelp and Can't Live Without It

Kelp plays a vital role in the beach eco-system

The Blue Flag programme does not support the removal of kelp from beaches, a requirement is that the beach must be kept as natural as possible.

Whether we like the look or smell of it or not, kelp plays a vital role in the beach eco-system. Kelp forms a natural protective buffer for our coastal dunes and without it, they would be exposed to greater rates of erosion from storms and high seas.

Young Eland Released to Rediscover Historical Roots

False Bay Nature Reserve

Cape Town was historically home to the eland, but they have been missing from the Cape Flats for over 200 years.

The City of Cape Town, in partnership with the Cape Town Environmental Education Trust (CTEET), officially released five eland into the False Bay Nature Reserve – after an absence of more than 200 years

Kaizer Chiefs vs Bidvest Wits Soccer Game

Cape Town Stadium

City of Cape Town advises of temporary road closures for Kaizer Chiefs vs Bidvest Wits soccer game.

On Saturday 19 December 2015, all roads will lead to the 

VoiceMap Group Audio Walk: Kirstenbosch on Sunday

Jeanette Clarke walks you through Kirstenbosch

What would you discover if you exploredKirstenbosch with a botanist in your pocket, courtesy VoiceMap?

Jeanette Clarke, a self-confessed “nature hedonist” has visited the garden almost every week for 17 years and is as passionate about its history, art and culture as she is about its plants.


The water touch screen

Four digital interactive installations which address the themes of energy, water, waste and biodiversity. 

The Smart Living Challenge Zone at the 

Cape Town honours the Arch and Mama Leah on Day of Reconciliation

The Purple march is for People, Unity, Reconciliation, Peace, Love and Equality

A PURPLE March for Mama Leah and the Arch, will be the City's key tribute to them on the Day of Reconciliation, 16 December 2015.

"The peace-spreading mother and father and great moral leaders have been instrumental in promoting peace, reconciliation and equality in our country.

City’s Council amends and approves proposed water restrictions

Implementation of Level 2 water restrictions was aproved by the City’s Council after an amendment that allows for relaxed rules in certain instances.

In addition to getting residents to tighten up on their water usage, this will have implications for their water accounts.
In addition, the City would like to inform residents that they may experience a slight change in the taste and colour of their water going into summer due to lower dam levels
The committee approved the
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