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NNetflix recently launched its collection of local content, Made in South Africa, which unsurprisingly turned all eyes on South Africa.
A cultural affinity survey showed that audiences abroad are 3.1 times more likely to travel to South Africa after watching the collection highlights – proving the content as a creative solution to drive tourism into the country. Viewers of, Blood & Water, were especially attracted to its landmarks and monuments depicted in the show.
AAttractions that were explored by co-stars of the hit show, Dillon Windvogel and Ama Qamata, in this YouTube video where they walkthrough the stunning city of Cape Town. South Africa’s oldest town. The Mother City. A marvelous metropolis for the world to admire SA’s beauty at its finest – but what makes this scintillating city such a supernova destination? Beyond the oceans, the mountains, the fashion or food, Cape Town is home to a kaleidoscope of colour, culture, and creativity – making it the perfect place to explore for all walks of life.
HHere are a few spots worth checking out:
1) Zeitz MOCAA Museum
The world’s largest museum of contemporary African art dominates the business hub of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
The Zeitz MOCAA building houses many displays representing South Africa’s rich history. But it’s not just the historical homegrown heritage that make it a worldwide phenomenon. It’s the nine floors of African art and diaspora, the reimagined architecture and design of a grain silo. It’s the lavish luxury hotel sat atop this beautiful building with an extraordinary panoramic view of the city landscape.
The Zeitz MOCAA is an African experience waiting to be explored. Check out the official museum website here for more.
2) Castle of Good Hope
The Castle of Good Hope, the oldest existing colonial building in South Africa. Rich in culture and overflowing with history, this star fort is located along the Table Bay coastline.
The pentagonal fortress was constructed by Dutch colonialists in the 17th century. The renowned landmark is central to the story of Cape Town, being the seat of government and military operations for 200 years. A tour of the Castle’s two museums and expansive grounds offer fascinating insight into Cape Town’s military and cultural history.
And you can even catch a real-life blacksmith in action! Visit the official website and click here for more.
3) Clifton 4th
Clifton 4th, this illustrious stretch of boujee, upmarket developments coupled with gorgeous beaches can be found near Camps Bay.
The white sandy shores of Clifton 4th Beach are packed with beauty – everywhere. Of all four spectacular Clifton beaches, this is the top beach spot for dogwalking, sunbathing, beach volleyball, frisbee and a lekker braai. If you’re brave enough to go for the icy waters, there are some crashing waves to bodysurf too!
From picture perfect memories to picturesque views, and even a street of hip bars and vibey restaurants, this pristine area in Cape Town is a definite must-see.
This small suburb situated in the Western Cape forms part of the Cape Flats area in the city. Belhar is not only home to the Blood & Water star, Dillon Windvogel, but it also offers Cape Town’s tourists a closer look at the lifestyle of its neighboring districts and invites them into a close-knit community where the vibrant energy carries throughout.