Category: General

Amphitheatre fan zone at the V&A Waterfront

Amphitheatre fan zone at the V&A Waterfront

One of the things I like about the V&A Waterfront is that they want people to come and enjoy themselves, it’s not just about getting them to spend money. The last fan zone I...

Tourist Interview: Roman from Switzerland

Tourist Interview: Roman from Switzerland

Roman is a big fan of the World Cup, he is spending a month in Cape Town for the African World Cup and is very excited to be experiencing it live for the first...

MTN Fan Zone at the Waterfront

MTN Fan Zone at the Waterfront

The MTN fan zone, next to the Paulaner Brauhaus in the Clocktower has probably been the most popular. It is much smaller than the Hyundai Spectator zone, accommodating 500 people with enough tables and...

Tourist Interview: Dules from Cameroon

Tourist Interview: Dules from Cameroon

Dules is originally from Cameroon but is now living in Paris. He purchased the team followers package, so he has been travelling around the country supporting Cameroon. This photo was taken just before the...

Hyundai spectator zone at the Waterfront

Hyundai spectator zone at the Waterfront

I watched a game at the Hyundai Fan Park (by the big wheel) and it was packed. They can accommodate 2000 people, so much of gees in one marquee, it was amazing. The screen...

V&A Waterfront Fan Zones

V&A Waterfront Fan Zones

Things are really hotting up in the World Cup now that we have reached the knockout rounds. The less impressive teams have been kicked out and the matches have to have a result, no...

Tourist Interview: Group from Holland

Tourist Interview: Group from Holland

This group of Dutch supporters was actually the winners of the McDonalds competition on Holland. Their prize was to travel to SA and support Holland in their World Cup campaign. They did not know...

Poll change – Where do you watch the World Cup?

Poll change – Where do you watch the World Cup?

I’ve closed the poll in which I asked people whether or not they were looking forward to the World Cup. 81% of respondents said they are looking forward to the World Cup and 68%...

Waterfront website for World Cup

Waterfront website for World Cup

I have always found the V&A Waterfront website to be a bit boring and clunky. It was possible to find the information you needed, but it was not presented optimally and the site itself...

Vuvuzela Etiquette

Vuvuzela Etiquette

There’s been a lot of heated debate about whether the vuvuzela should be allowed at the World Cup soccer matches. It is rather noisy and spectators and players alike have concerns about the noise....