Local & Practical Information
Travelling to or around Cape Town on 14 March
Please be aware that Cape Town hosts the annual Cycle Tour on this day! With 35,000 cyclists participating in this cycle race, many roads will be closed during the day so travelling to the city or around the city you might experience delays!
Travelling from Cape Town International Airport
The conference venue is 25kms from the Cape Town International Airport. At present there is no public transport service from the airport.
- Shuttle services operate from kiosk in the International and Domestic Arrivals halls at the airport. Contact the Cape Town Tourism Visitor Information Centre to book a shuttle or taxi.
International Arrivals Visitor Information Kiosk
t: +27 (0)21 935 3160 • f: +27 (0)21 935 3179
Domestic Arrivals Visitor Information Kiosk
t: +27 (0)21 935 6060 • f: +27 (0)21 935 6079
The Ritz Hotel also offers a shuttle service for hotel guests.
- All major car hire companies operate from the airport and have city depots. Car hire bookings can also be made via Cape Town Tourism;
t: +27 (0)21 487 6800
Please hire cars early, as car hire will be in high demand due to the influx of visitors to the city for the cycle race.
Travelling around Cape Town
Information on travelling around Cape Town can be found at Cape Town Tourism.
Find out if you require a visa and/or pay South African visa tariffs, see the list of countries exempt from visa control.
More information on visa requirements can be found on the website of the South African Department of Home Affairs.
Please contact the LOC if you require an invitation letter for visa purposes.
Health & Safety
When visiting any major city, visitors should take certain health and safety precautions. Some basic tips can be found on the Cape Town Tourism website.
Information on Cape Town
Visit the Cape Town Tourism website for information on what to do in Cape Town during your stay. Guided tours can also be booked via their offices.