The PortsWood

Address: PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8002, South Africa | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Cape Town CBD - Foreshore area of Cape Town, is near Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and Cape Point.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The PortsWood Cape Town

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

Travel Blogs from Cape Town


A travel blog entry by winjacklinc on Nov 25, 2014

94 photos

... called a molt, where their old feathers are pushed out and replaced by new ones. A penguin's molt is often called a catastrophic molt, because unlike most birds that will molt a few feathers at a time penguins molt all of their feathers at once. It was sort of weird how some of them were completely fine and others were a hot mess. I sort of felt badly for could almost hear the other birds muttering "did you SEE her coat? Run a ...

All good things must come to an end...

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith on Jul 06, 2014

... My tour was organised by Acacia Africa, and I can't rate them highly enough if you like a bit of adventure and aren't afraid of camping! Finally, if that's not your thing, and you'd prefer being transported to Africa from the comfort of your own sofa, then Paul Theroux's "Dark Star Safari" is a fantastic read.

Thanks once again for reading!

Goodbye, Totsiens, Siya Bonga,

Charlotte X


In praise of the Big Red Bus

A travel blog entry by p2travel on Apr 15, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

... of the evening as the setting sun drops below the horizon leaving everything bathed in gold.

We were thinking this was the best and then some fifteen minutes later, as the city became a mass of twinkling fairy lights, a full moon so huge and gold rose above the mountains to the east lighting our way down the hill.

What a glorious end to the day.


Safari 2nd day

A travel blog entry by emsy123 on Feb 20, 2014

10 photos

Alarm went at 5.30 so jumped up to see the most awesome sunrise. We really are in paradise. Set of on the hunt for more cheetahs, elephants, hippos, wilder beast and of course not forgetting the giraffe. Well we were not disappointed. Got out and walked with the giraffes it was an experience I will not forget to be so close to them in their natural environment. We saw bully and oil the elephants they had to be the biggest elephants I have ever seen. After the three hour drive it ...

Welcome to Cape Town

A travel blog entry by segacs on Jun 18, 2013

2 comments, 10 photos

... off for my first mission: Seeing the city from the top.

Cape Town is a very distinguishable city, with Table Mountain rising dramatically on the horizon from nearly any vantage point around the peninsula. It makes Mount Royal look like a speed bump in comparison. Lots of people climb Table Mountain and there's also a cable car that runs up. Unfortunately, when I went to get my ticket for the cable car, I learned it was closed today due to high ...