Spring Into Cape Town!

The temperature in Cape Town starts rising again: spring is in the air. So let’s put winter behind us, shake off the last drizzles and gear up for a month of creativity, trance parties, flower walks, wine trail runs and much more activities for our backpacker friends! So if you looking for a backpacker in [...]

October 8th, 2015|Categories: News|

Travel Insurance for John Doe

Our team at Ashanti Travel Centre recently contributed to the significant resource Hippo (online insurance comparison and quote provider) released - ‘Travel Insurance for John Doe’. The resource outlined the perils of losing your documentation while travelling abroad and some of the precautions and measures to take, if you find yourself banged up abroad. We [...]

September 30th, 2015|Categories: News|

Cape Town Fringe Festival

What To Do During The Cape Town Fringe Festival? The Cape Town Fringe Festival is South Africa's freshest arts festival. The Festival will take place between the 24th of September and the 4th of October. It is the best festival to attend for our Ashanti’s Guests to discover all the wanders of Cape Town. The [...]

September 18th, 2015|Categories: News|


On Monday the 17th of August, Tyrone and Florian were sent by the Ashanti Travel Centre to experience the "Travel With Andre" Wine tasting tour. At 9:00am, Mathew Kruger, one of the guides for "Travel with Andre" arrived at Ashanti Lodge Garden to pick Tyrone and Flo up. After been introduced to the other guests [...]

September 7th, 2015|Categories: News|

Why not Cape Town?

Sitting on the top deck of Ashanti’s Kumasi bar with a fresh iced cooled Windhoek and a Table mountain view in front of me and I was wondering how I ended up in this seemingly piece of heaven. A friend once asked me; why on the earth would you go to Cape Town. At the [...]

July 20th, 2015|Categories: News|

Table Mountain and Mama Africa

I was driving to work today, grooving away, and then on the play list one of my random music downloads came on and I was transported to a sunny day atop that beautiful Table Mountain beloved of all Ashanti Back Packers. My friend Paul has just spent some time in Cape Town and the whole [...]

July 1st, 2015|Categories: News|

Cape Town and Whale Watching Package (4 days/3 nights)

Just out of Cape Town, this is quite possibly the only place in the world where one can see a mighty whale and a great white shark on the same boat trip (all less than 20 minutes from harbour!). o Boat-based whale watching o Southern right whales guaranteed August to November o See whales, seals, [...]

June 29th, 2015|Categories: Specials|

Cape Town and Shark Cage Diving Package (4 days/3 nights)

The adrenaline rush of seeing a Great White Shark up close is something no backpacker in Cape Town wants to miss! Combine this hair-raising adventure trip with a quick trip around the city and a fun-filled picturesque tour down to Cape Peninsula and you’ve ticked one off your bucket list. You can add on an [...]

June 24th, 2015|Categories: Specials|

The Best of Cape Town Package (5 days/4 nights)

The Best of Cape Town package speaks for itself. The 4-night, 5-day visit really does take in the best that Cape Town has to offer for you. This package will give you a great overall impression of this fabulous city and yet allows you a more in-depth glimpse into the lives of all South Africans [...]

June 21st, 2015|Categories: Specials|

Cape Town Backpackers Blitz Package (4 days/3 nights)

The Cape Town Backpackers Blitz package for your 3-night stay will give you a great overall impression of this fabulous city and includes the Cape Point and the Winelands tours which all Cape Town backpackers tend to do. You can add an airport transfer to the end or beginning of this package. The beauty of [...]

June 11th, 2015|Categories: Specials|