The name of this stadium is changed because it was built for 2010 FIFA World Cup. This stadium is owned by the City of Cape Town. This stadium is situated in Green Point, in the middle of Signal Hill and Atlantic Oceans. It is also near to the popular attraction and shopping place, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
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Cape Town Stadium tours
Although it is only a stadium, Cape Town Stadium has a tour that is held for visitors. The visitors are allowed to see the structure site and the progress of the Cape Town Stadium. Also, during the tour, the visitors are guided to see the players' change room, the on-site police cells and the VIP welcoming areas. Tours of this stadium takes place on Monday to Friday. This wonderful stadium is a must see attraction for children, family, young people, and sports' lover.
Watching Rugby Match at the right time
If the timing is right, when you are here, you can watch the rugby match which is caught by the local people. Here, Rugby lovers can enjoy watching an international tournament such as South Africa Seven and World Rugby Seven Series. However, this stadium always offers tours for the visitors who on a budget when their schedule does not match with the time of the Rugby Match or live performance.
Cape Town Stadium is not only used for sport activity, it is also used as a place to organize a live performance from national or international artist. This is the important thing to do before you are visiting Cape Town Stadium: you have to see the schedule to know who is the artist or the band that will perform that time and also the time itself. Previous performances are coming from Coldplay, Michael Buble and Rihanna.
How to Get Tickets?
Tickets are available online and on the stadium's tickets outlet. You can buy tickets for all events that are held in Cape Town Stadium, such as Rugby Tournament's tickets, Live Performance's tickets, Soccer Match's tickets, and also the other city's events. Please note this, purchase your tickets only at official outlets. Purchasing tickets outside the official tickets outlet is illegal.
How To Get Around?
You can take a stroll around the stadium complex and enjoy your time watching the awesome stadium's facilities. You can easily spend up to half a day to explore this place. If you have finished walking inside the stadium, you may go out and use City Sightseeing bus to get around the place. The tickets for City Sightseeing bus are available online and also you can buy the tickets from the driver.
What Should I Wear?
You should wear anything comfortable depending on the weather and time of the year. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes since the only way to get around the Stadium is on foot. In summer you can wear short, t-shirt, a cap and sunglasses, while in winter or fall you can wear warm clothes and some layer to it. Don't forget to take your camera along with you.
Best Time to Visit
The best times to visit Cape Town are from March to May and from September to November. These seasons claim lucky weather, less crowds, and lower prices. When planning your excursion, you have to note that the seasons in South Africa are inverted: South Africa's summer resembles with America's winter, and vice versa. Cape Town's summer season is the most popular (and most expensive) time to visit. Hotels and attractions are usually bursting by travelers. However, the Mother City clears out between June and August when unfriendly weather and regular rainfall puts an obstacle on tourist activities.
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Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and everything can be found in this site.
How To Get There?
If you are planning to visit Cape Town Stadium, you may use airplane. From the airport, you can use MyCiti Bus which has a regular shuttle from Cape Town International Airport to the Cape Town City Center. Cape Town Stadium is only 3 kilometers from city center.You can use public transportation to get there or take a fun walk to the stadium in order to avoid unnecessary obstruction.Public transportation that exists in Cape Town is MyCiti Bus, Car, Cape Town Metro Rail, and cycle. Each of the transportations has their own routes to get you there.
The stadium is also functioning as a conference place. There are meeting and business lounge inside the stadium. Tickets are generally not sold on the spot when the event is held.