Local tourist attractions
The world's first Botanical Garden, Kirstenbosch, was established to preserve
our country's unique indigenous flora. While visiting, don't forget The Tree
Canopy Walkway (known as 'the boomslang'). It has some of the best views
of The Peninsula. There are many walking trails leading up the slopes of
Table Mountain. In Summer Kirstenbosch hosts very popular Sunday
afternoon open – air concerts. 3,9km from Andros.
Tel: 021 799 8782
Opening hours 08h00 – 16h00
TABLE MOUNTAIN AND AERIAL CABLEWAY
Table Mountain is one of the new 7 wonders of nature & home to over 1000
species of fynbos as well as dassies. The quickest way to explore it is via the
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway. Enjoy amazing views, guided walks & the
Cape Floral Kingdom. 16,3km from Andros.
Tel: 021 - 4240015
V & A WATERFRONT
The V & A Waterfront is home to a 150 year old working harbour as well as being a world – class retail and entertainment destination, also housing many top class restaurants to suit all pallets. The popular Two Oceans Aquarium is also situated at the V & A. 13km from Andros
3 ½ Hour Tours of Robben Island (Nelson Mandela and others were
imprisoned there) depart from The Nelson Mandela Gateway in the V & A's
Clock Tower precinct. The tour includes a ferry crossing and a guided bus
tour around the Island. Boat departures are weather dependant.
TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM
Experience the incredible diversity of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans at one
of Cape Town's top tourist attractions. Situated in the V&A Waterfront.
A great activity to consider when the sun isn't shining.
021 418 3823
Cavendish Square is widely regarded as being one of the first shopping precincts in Africa,
boasting more than 200 stores that offer exclusive local and international fashion, cinemas
and a large selection of premium restaurants and coffee shops.
The centre is a 5 minute drive from the Andros. (Cavendish also provides a shuttle service to and from the centre for guests residing at the Andros)
NEWLANDS RUGBY STADIUM
(50 000 CAPACITY)
The first official match at the globally iconic rugby stadium in South Africa was played in 1890 and it is the oldest rugby stadium in South Africa and the second oldest rugby stadium in the world.
The venue which is the home ground for the Stormers in Super rugby and Western Province in the Currie Cup is also only a 5 minute drive from the Andros.
CONSTANTIA WINE ESTATES
The Constantia Winelands of Groot Constantia (recently awarded the Top South African Wine Producer for 2016), Klein Constantia, Buitenverwachting and Steenberg are all only 10 minutes away.
Tel: 083 679 4495
Clifton Beach is considered one of the world's top 10 beaches as it is sheltered from the wind and ideal for watching sunsets – and people! 18km from Andros Camps Bay has a beach lined with palm trees and a tidal pool. The Camps Bay strip abounds with shops and restaurants. 17,3 km from Andros
We are situated within 10 kms of the following world class golf courses: Royal Cape, Rondebosch, Clovelly, Steenberg, Mowbray and Westlake.
Rugged rocks and sheer cliffs towering more than 200 metres above the sea
and cutting deep into the ocean provide a spectacular background for the
Parks' rich biodiversity. Cape Point falls within the southern section of Table
Mountain National Park. The natural vegetation of the area, fynbos, comprises
the smallest but richest of the world's six floral kingdoms. 55km from Andros.
BOULDERS PENGUIN COLONY
The penguin colony is situated at Boulders Beach in Simon's Town, on the
way to Cape Point. You are able to swim with the penguins or just take
photographs from the walkway. 36km from Andros.
Tel: 021 7862329
NEWLANDS CRICKET STADIUM
(25 000 SEATING CAPACITY)
Being overlooked by Table Mountain and Devils Peak, Newlands is widely regarded as being one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world! The cricket ground opened in 1888 and is only a 5 minute drive from the Andros.
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