Kosher travel in Cape Town
Cape Town is South Africa’s most beautiful city; and regarded by many as the most beautiful in the world! Breathtakingly diverse scenery, which includes iconic Table Mountain perched above pristine bays, powder-white beaches, and stunning coastal communities, it is home to more than 21,000 Jewish residents. The first Hebrew Congregation in South Africa was established in 1841 in Cape Town.
Things to do in Cape Town
The Great Synagogue
Highly recommended is a visit to The Great Synagogue, built in 1841, affectionately referred to as ‘The Gardens Shul’ and The Holocaust Museum are part of the Jewish Campus. Here you will discover the story of one of the great communities of the Jewish diaspora Its gleaming interiors house a range of interactive displays, audio-visual presentations and fascinating artefacts, taking visitors on a journey back to South African Jewry’s early roots in Eastern Europe and elsewhere. Featuring a life-sized recreation of a shtetl, the museum traces the cultural history of Jews, Jewish life and Judaism in general.
See Cape Town from Table Mountain
Take a cable car to the top of Table Mountain, visit the jaw-dropping view point at the Cape of Good Hope, or visit our quirky African penguin colony along False Bay. Your Peninsula exploration is the perfect time to enjoy a delectable picnic. We work closely with suppliers to ensure that you have ample Kosher meals, snacks, and beverages throughout your stay.
Meet the locals
We will make personal introductions to Jewish leaders in the community, where you will learn how vulnerable people are assisted through outreach programmes and NGOs.
Explore the Winelands
Further out, you’ll find some of the best wineries in the world in towns such as Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek, where you can enjoy Kosher wines. Beyond the wine, there are markets, historic architecture, hiking trails, incredible art and stunning active mountain biking that is family friendly.