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Ratanga open for holidays and bonus days

Ratanga Junction, the Wildest Place in Africa, will be open daily from Friday 18 April until Sunday 4 May for the Easter holidays and special bonus days.
Ticket prices are R172 for an Adventurer Rider Ticket for those 1,3m in height or taller or R85 for a Mini Adventurer ticket for those under 1,3m.  For R60 non-riders can purchase a Fun Pass which provides entry to the park as well as allowing visitors to travel around the park by boat and to access all the exciting live entertainment on offer.
Ticket prices exclude the Slingshot which is separately ticketed at R55 per person ...
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2014 Century City Sports Festival draws thousands

This year’s Century City Sports Festival, held from Friday 28 February through to Sunday March 2, attracted a record number of participants with the signature event - a 10km Road Race - drawing a field of  close to 2000 runners.

Runners came from around the country to participate in the 10km Century City Express road race which is held over a flat, fast course with many runners attempting to achieve personal best times over the distance.

First home was Lungile Gongqa ...
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Hot in the city … but cool at the Century City Natural Goods Market

Hot in the city … but cool at the Century City Natural Goods Market

FEATURING: MEAN BLACK MAMBA & BIRDS OF AFRICA SHOW

Sunday 23 February 2014

It might be hot in the city, but it’s cool under the Bedouin tents that are a feature of the popular Century City Natural Goods Market where visitors have the chance to eat good, do good, listen good and shop good at Cape Town’s premier summer fair

As always, prime time entertainment is a feature of the fair and this month, Mean Black Mamba, with their raw foot stomping roots music that gets ...
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Intaka hosts Elkanah House Primary

Intaka hosts Elkanah House Primary

Intaka Island Environmental Education Centre in the heart of Century City hosted 48 Grade 6s from Elkanah House Primary this week to celebrate World Wetlands Day. The learners enjoyed a full programme which included a guided tour of the 16ha Intaka Island wetlands nature reserve, a guided boat trip around the Island and a “pond dipping” where learners are able to look at the organisms in our waters, collected from the wetands, more closely under a microscope.


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Measures taken to combat traffic congestion

Measures taken to combat traffic congestion

There was major traffic congestion in and around Century City much of last week mostly as a result of serious teething problems with the installation of the City of Cape Town’s new SCOOT system (an adaptive traffic control system for managing traffic signals). The City has apologised profusely for the inconvenience caused and their engineers worked throughout the week to rectify the problems. Thankfully by Friday the situation was much improved.

Last week’s traffic congestion was also exacerbated by lane closures for the construction of major sewerage works on Ratanga Road ...
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Century City links into the MyCiTi network


Chris Blackshaw, CEO of the Century City Property Owners’ Association, middle , and Richard Mandulo, Century City’s  Transport Manager, right, try out the new MyCiTi service at Century City under the watchful eye of the MyCiTi regulator Ismai Waggie.

City of Cape Town’s Integrated rapid transit system, the MyCiTi  service,was extended to Century City on November 30.
Chris Blackshaw, CEO of the Century City Property Owners’ Association ...
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It’s a kind of magic…. at the Century City Natural Goods Market


A piece by Lindeka Qampi to be showcased this weekend at Art on the Island


Time flies when you’re having fun so what better way to spend a fun filled day – and get some Christmas shopping done at the same time – at the Century City Natural Goods Market on Sunday, 24 November 2013.

Come and celebrate this magical time of year with a glass of organic bubbly or pint of draft while browsing around the great selection of quality products and delicious ...
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Baby Grysbok nursed back to health



A six month old baby Grysbok, which was injured by a water mongoose on Intaka Island at Century City, is now back with his mother after being nursed back to health by dedicated staff.

Alan Liebenberg, Century City’s environmental manager, said visitors to Intaka Island spotted the baby Grysbok being attacked by a water mongoose over the past weekend.

“They managed to frighten off the water mongoose and summoned one of our rangers who carried the Grysbokkie ...
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New green classroom for Intaka Eco-Centre

New green classroom for Intaka Eco-Centre

Just over two years  after opening, Century City’s Intaka Island Environmental Education Centre is expanding  to meet the burgeoning demand for its facilities.

At the heart of Century City, Intaka Island is a  unique, multi-purpose wetland, which is  home to 231 species of indigenous plants, including 24 red data species, as well as 120 bird species, and has an internationally recognized heronry.

A multi-functional Environmental Education Centre was ...
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Refresh. Revive. Revisit…the Century City Natural Goods Market

The arrival of Spring heralds the re-opening of Cape Town’s premier outdoor natural goods fair, the Century City Natural Goods Market, on Sunday 29 September. And with the new season of markets comes a refreshing new take on giving visitors some extra entertainment.

To kick off the season, Dave Knowles, a one-man guitarist will be back with his bluesy, folk, acoustic sounds.  As the new wave acoustic scene continues to grow and thrive, so do the influences which inform Dave’s style.  Each song gains its dynamic through the interplay of beats over delicate ...
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Seventh Century City Run a great success

More than 60 participants took part in the seventh annual Century City Run, where the combined age of motorcycles and riders needed to exceed 100, from Century City.

The oldest bike and rider combination this year was Brian Wallace with a 1914 Douglas giving a combined age for man and bike of 166 while the oldest bike in the run was a 101- year-old BAT.

The combined ages of all bikes and riders who took part this year was just under 6000.

Riders were able to choose from one of three routes over tarred roads in the scenic Contermanskloof/Durbanville ...
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Thousands participate in Century City Sports Festival

Thousands participate in Century City Sports Festival

Running in Century City colours, three times Comrades winner, Vladimir Kotov, was the first Masters over 50 home in the 10km Century City Express over the weekend in a time of 33:47. Running with him are Babalo Hambi  of Itheko and Morne Kammies of San

Thousands of sports men and women participated in the fifth annual Century City Sports Festival held over the past weekend with the signature event of the three day festival - the 10km Century City Express -  attracting around 1600 runners.

The winner of the 10km Century City Express was Nkosinathi Madyo of Nedbank ...
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Oasis Care Centre licence upgraded

Oasis Care Centre licence upgraded

 



The Oasis Care Centre, which forms part of the Oasis Luxury Retirement Resort at Century City where a third apartment block is currently under construction, has had its license upgraded from a Sub-acute to a Physical Rehabilitation discipline.
Lizzie Brill, General  Manager of the Oasis Care Centre, which also offers hotel-style assisted living, frail care and a specialised Alzheimer/Dementia unit, said they had ...
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Precinct Demarcations now Colour Coded

You might have noticed a bit of additional colour creeping into some of the Century City signage in recent months.
New way finding signage demarcating the different Century City precincts has recently been introduced. Each precinct has a strategically placed precinct marker – each in a different colour – in the middle of the precinct and smaller precinct markers, on their boundaries.  Street name signs are also in the colour of the precinct in which they fall.
The colour coding of the different  precincts is designed to make it easier for people to find their ...
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2013 Levy increase below inflation

The Century City Property Owners’ Association has again managed to keep the annual increase in levies to below  inflation.
Levies have increased by 5% for 2013, the same as last year. In 2011 the levy increase was 4.9%.
The 2013 levy on offices is R2.60/bulk  m2;  retail R2.48/bulk m2 ; hotels R123.45 per room and residences R128.62 per unit.


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Birds of a feather flock together… at Century City Natural Goods Market

 

SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2013

PLAYING LIVE: BLACK SOUTH EASTER
ENTERTAINMENT: BIRDS OF AFRICA SHOW

It’s time once more for the popular Century City Natural Goods Market to give visitors the chance to eat good, do good, listen good and shop good at its popular summer fair.

Cape Town’s ‘bird man’ and his feathered friends are attending the Century City Natural Goods Market at the end of the hot month of February. Martin Odd, accompanied by Christina the Macaw Parrot and Hector the African White Backed Vulture have ...
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Kotov first Masters over 50 in SA Marathon Champs

 

Three times Comrades winner Vladimir Kotov of Atlantic Beach but who runs in Century City colours was the first Masters over 50 home in the SA Marathon Championships Champs held in Oudshoorn last weekend. Kotov finished the race in 2 hours 34 minutes and 33 seconds, six minutes ahead of the second runner in  his age group and was placed 28th  overall.
 


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