Sports in Cape Town

Golfing in Cape Town.

South Africa and Cape Town is a place where sports is actively supported and participated in. Some of the best swimmers and golfers in the world originate from South Africa.


Cape Town has a number of sports clubs, gyms, Rugby Clubs, Soccer Clubs, Tennis Clubs, Squash Clubs, Dance Schools and fitness groups and centres. Cape Town is a pioneer in bringing forth the "healthy living lifestyle" in South Africa.

South Africa's Rugby team is one of the best in the World. The South African Rugby team is the only country team to win a World Cup on home ground and on foreign ground. The first World Cup win was in 1995 against New Zealand in South Africa. The second win was in 2007 against England in France. Rugby is a sport which has brought the whole country together at each Rugby World Cup Final.

South Africa also has an internationally known Cricket Team who plays all over the World. Another sport that is very famous in Cape Town specifically is golf. There are golf estates within the city reaches where one can tee off, enjoy lunch and indulge in all the facilities at the estate. From half an hour to an hour outside of Cape Town city centre, there are many beautiful country lodges surrounded by large, skilfully designed golf courses. Some of the best swimmers and the most known swimmers in the world come from South Africa. South Africa still holds many of the world swimming records.