Jacada Travel Launches CAPE TOWN ART TOUR

Jacada Travel has created an exclusive tour showcasing Cape Town’s burgeoning art scene to Celebrate the Opening Weekend of the  Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art

To celebrate the opening of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Jacada Travel, an award winning luxury tour operator, has created an exclusive tour showcasing Cape Town’s burgeoning art scene. Visiting some of the city’s best and most interesting art galleries and studios with an expert art guide, clients will get a chance to chat with the curators and artists themselves and experience a behind-the-scenes, in-depth look into the city’s amazing art scene.

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The below itinerary was put together to complement the activities surrounding the opening weekend of the Zeitz MOCAA Museum, and Jacada Travel will continue to offer the tour year-round.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Arrive in Cape Town and spend the day at leisure before the weekend of fun.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Pick up from your hotel in the morning and spend the day visiting some of our favourite studios around town. End the day with a trip to Lionel Smit’s gallery, where the artist himself will join for a chat. A few of the places to visit include the Bronze Age Foundry (an art gallery and foundry that specialises in bronze sculpture casting), The Stevenson Gallery and What if The World Studio.

Friday, 15 September 2017

Spend the morning visiting the Evergard Read Gallery, Gallery Momo and Liza Grobler’s art studio in Cape Town, followed by a guided tour of Ellerman House’s collection and a la carte lunch at Ellerman House.

In the evening, attend the unveiling of the Zeitz MOCAA Atrium followed by a Founder’s Dinner on the museum roof (black tie).

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Spend the day getting a first view of the numerous exhibits at Zeitz (the museum will house 80 galleries), including the sculpture garden. Access is provided to attend the many special talks and performances throughout the day.

In the evening, attend another fabulous red carpet event, the Zeitz MOCAA Gala.

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Spend the last day in Cape Town enjoying the Zeitz at leisure. The museum will be hosting a farewell “braai” on the museum plaza throughout the day, so be prepare toindulge! All of the museum’s exhibits will be open on Sunday.

*Prices start at USD $8,000 per person including 5 nights at 21 Nettleton and the Platinum ticket to Zeitz MOCAA’s opening Professional and Patron Preview Weekend festivities (which can be downgraded to include fewer activities). The Platinum ticket is the second highest tier available for the weekend and includes access to all of the above listed activities.

Four Days Luxury Safari Add-On (10 to 13 September 2017)

For those who love wildlife, why not opt in for an additional four days luxury safari at Kruger National Park getting up close to lions and leopards?

Wildlife in Kruger Park
Wildlife in Kruger Park

Prices start at USD $6,000 per person including accommodation, private game drives, bush walks, meals, commercial and light aircraft flights. Jacada Travel has handpicked two Jacada Signature Properties, both renowned for their excellence in personalised service and luxury, where Jacada Travel guests can enjoy exclusive offers during their stay.

Three Days in the Winelands Add-On

Vineyards in Paarl | Photo Credit: Pierre Olivier Drevillon
Vineyards in Paarl | Photo Credit: Pierre-Olivier Drevillon

For wine lovers, opt in for the three days exploration in South Africa’s incredible Winelands. Explore Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl with a wine expert, and discover some of South Africa’s finest wines in style.


Prices start at USD $1,400 per person including two nights’ accommodation, a private tour of the Winelands with a wine expert, meals and private transport to and from Cape Town.

Call or email the team to make an appointment at The Explorer Lounge to discuss the next trip. +852 2110 0537 | explorerlounge@jacadatravel.com