Observatory is a well-known and trendy area of Cape Town. With arty restaurants, coffee shops, bars and live music venues right on your door step. Obs is well loved by students from all the various colleges and universities surrounding it. Around the corner you will find the Old Biscuit Mill, with a weekly farmers market, hip stores and restaurants. The whole of the re-vamped Woodstock district is at your fingertips – explore local design, artisan foods, micro-breweries and much more. If you want to head downtown, into the heart of the mother city, it’s just a 10 minute drive. Experience the cosmopolitan atmosphere and ever-evolving city life by window shopping on Kloof Street, visiting galleries & designer stores on Loop Street or chilling at one of many gorgeous eateries on Bree Street. Cape Town’s exciting offerings never disappoint. Shopping centres such as Gardens Centre, Lifestyle on Kloof and the V&A Waterfront are all easily accessible from Obs by car, train or bus.

Alternatively head south and there you will find the Cape’s beautiful Southern SuburbsCavendish Square is an excellent shopping experience – with fashion and food as well as a huge cinema to enjoy. Rondebosch village is a real student’s hub with bookshops and cafes. Further along in Newlands you’ll find the world famous rugby and cricket stadiums – go watch your favorite teams battle it out. If you love the outdoors you’ll find an abundance of beautiful areas in which to hike, run and cycle – Cecilia forest, Table Mountain Park and the magnificent Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Get your surf on in Muizenberg at the famous Surfers Corner, relax on the white sandy beaches or walk the quirky streets of Kalk Bay – only 20 minutes on the train.
Get around easily with a choice of available transport options. Use the free My Domain shuttle sprinter or use the accessible public transport; My Domain Observatory is situated 2 minutes from the Observatory train station, 5 minutes from UCT’s Jammie Shuttle at Obs Square and 5 minutes from the MyCity Bus stop at Spencer Street. 

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