Apr 24 – 26, 2023
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Local Information


The weather in Cape Town during April can be mild and sunny with an average high temperature of 23°C and an average low temperature of 16°C. There can be occasional rainfall, especially towards the end of the month. Be sure to pack layers and bring an umbrella just in case!

Before your arrival, you can check the April 14-day weather forecast for Cape Town here

Tourist Attractions

Rondebosch is a suburb of Cape Town and is home to the University of Cape Town. Here are a few things to do in Rondebosch:

  • Baxter Theatre Centre: The Baxter Theatre Centre is a performing arts complex located on the Main Road in Rondebosch. It hosts a variety of productions, including plays, musicals, and concerts. The theatre has a rich history and has been a cultural hub in Cape Town for many years. Check their website for upcoming shows and events here.
  • The Hussar Grill Rondebosch: The Hussar Grill Rondebosch is a restaurant located in Rondebosch, Cape Town. It is known for its delicious steaks and classic South African dishes, as well as its cosy and intimate atmosphere. The restaurant has a long history and has been a favourite among locals and tourists alike. If you're looking for a great place to enjoy a meal in Rondebosch, be sure to check out The Hussar Grill.
  • Irma Stern Museum: Irma Stern was a South African artist known for her expressionist paintings. The Irma Stern Museum is located in Rondebosch and is dedicated to her life and work. The museum is housed in the home where Stern lived and worked for almost four decades. It contains a large collection of her paintings, as well as her personal collection of African art and artefacts. If you're interested in art and culture, the Irma Stern Museum is definitely worth a visit while you're in Rondebosch.
  • Newlands Forest Picnic Area: Newlands Forest Picnic Area is a beautiful spot for a picnic or a hike. It's located in the Newlands suburb of Cape Town, just a short drive from the University of Cape Town. The picnic area is surrounded by trees and offers stunning views of the city and the surrounding mountains. It's a great place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty


Here are a few tourist attractions you may want to visit near the University of Cape Town:

  • Table Mountain National Park: This is a must-visit for anyone coming to Cape Town. The park offers stunning views of the city and the ocean. You can hike to the top of Table Mountain or take the cable car.
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden: This beautiful botanical garden is located at the foot of Table Mountain and offers a peaceful escape from the city. It is home to a wide variety of plants and flowers, including many that are indigenous to the region. Take a walk through the gardens and enjoy the natural beauty of Cape Town.
  • V&A Waterfront: The V&A Waterfront is a popular destination for both locals and tourists. It offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, including a Ferris wheel and an aquarium. Take a stroll along the harbour and enjoy the views of the ocean and the surrounding mountains.
  • Robben Island: This island is famous for being the prison where Nelson Mandela was held for many years. You can take a tour of the prison and learn about Mandela's life and the struggle against apartheid.
  • Rondevlei Nature Reserve: Located just a short drive from the University of Cape Town, this nature reserve offers visitors the chance to see a variety of wildlife, including hippos, zebras, and birds. It's a great place to go for a walk or a picnic and enjoy the natural beauty of the region. 


For more things to do, visit UCT’s ‘What to do around town’ webpage here or visit 'Things to do' on Google Maps here