Cape Town: Night Beach Run

Take to Bloubergstrand Beachfront at 20:00 for the Cape Town Night Beach Run for either three kilometre walk or run, or the seven kilometre beach run.

Date: 12 December

For more information:
Visit the event website, here.

Cape Town: Visit Table Mountain at half price

From 1 November until 18 December, and 4 January until 29 February 2016 return tickets for the cableway are half price for trips after 18:00. Watch the sun set over the Mother City atop its iconic mountain.

Dates: As above.

For more information:
Visit the Table Mountain website, here.

Durban: Dinos Alive Exhibit

From the ultra-famous Tyrannosaurs Rex and Triceratops to less known dinosaurs like the Spinosaurus and Ankylosaurus, the Dinos Alive Exhibit brings animatronic dinosaurs, a fossil display and much more to Durban.

Date: until 10 January 2016

For more information:
Visit the website for more information.

Killarney International Raceway: 9 Hour Endurance Race

If you’re in or around Cape Town, visit Killarney for 9 hours of endurance racing. Competing on separate tracks, race car and motorbike teams will compete to see whose consistency takes the top spot.

Date: 12 December, from 12:00

For more information:
Visit the Facebook event listing, here.

Stanford: Stanford Street Festival

The Overberg village of Stanford hosts an annual street festival for last-minute Christmas shopping. visitors can expect about 100 stalls, food vendors and an array of live entertainment – from stilt walkers to street acrobats. There is also a host of activities for children, including a reptile room, a dip board race and the Whalecoast Express cart ride.

Date: 13 December

For more information:
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