About Cape Town

Cape Town is located in the Western Cape Province, forming part of the metropolitan municipality of the City of Cape Town. It is the Provincial Capital of the Western Cape, as well as the legislative capital of South Africa, where the national Parliament is located. Cape Town is famous for its harbour as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, including well known landmarks such as Table Mountain, Cape Point and Robben Island.

Regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful cities because of its geography, Cape Town is one of the most popular tourist destinations and has a population of 3.5 million people.

About South Africa

Why should a discerning traveller visit South Africa? Is it our excellent climate, our dazzling sunshine, our wild life and our breath-taking scenery? Is it our remarkable history and fascinating culture? Is it the lure of the great outdoors? Or is it our Fine World quality of life amid the wild beauty of Africa? South Africa has all of this, but there is so much more — a rich and diverse selection of experiences combining exciting Africa with facilities and entertainment that meet the highest international standards.

The Republic of South Africa is at the tip of the African continent and is surrounded by both the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans. The country has a generally temperate climate due in part to this fact as well as its location in the climatically milder Southern Hemisphere and due to its average elevation, which increases steadily towards the North (towards the Equator, and further inland. Due to this varied topography and oceanic influence, a great variety of climatic zones exist.



Cape Town offers a wide range of accommodation, from luxury hotels that meet the highest international standards to more modest and basic hotels to suit all pockets.

We will have block-booked a number of rooms at various hotels specifically for the delegates attending the SpaceOps 2020 Conference in Cape Town. Some of these hotels are within walking distance to the Conference Centre and include 5 star, 4 star and 3 star establishments. Kindly check later for updates

The Westin Cape Town

The Westin Hotel Cape Town is a five star hotel conveniently situated within the confines of the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The hotel’s 483 rooms and 32 suites offer magnificent views of the city centre, Table Mountain, the nearby Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and the harbour.

Distance walking: 2 minutes
Distance by transfer: none required

The Taj Hotel

The Taj Hotel is centrally situated in the historic and civic heart of the city of Cape Town. Located partially on St. Georges Mall, which is a vibrant pedestrian precinct with wonderful pavement cafes and bars. Rooms have spectacular views of the famous St. Georges Cathedral.

Distance walking: 15 minutes
Distance by transfer: 10 minutes

The Hilton Hotel

The magnificent Hilton Cape Town City Centre Hotel enjoys an ideal location in the heart of the city on the border of Bo-Kaap and can easily be reached from the Cape Town International Airport. Featuring 137 spacious rooms and suites, each of which is equipped with the finest amenities.

Distance walking: 12 minutes
Distance by transfer: 10 minutes