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Newlands Rugby Stadium

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A dream come true

As an avid English rugby supporter it was a dream come true to visit Newlands, although I picked... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
richard c
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
SA's oldest stadium

A stadium steeped in history. Always enjoy going to watch a rugby game there. The atmosphere is... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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8 Boundary Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We went to watch the Currie Cup Final, with the Sharks beating Province in a forgetful match. We have now been to Newlands a few times and I can by now cast a more critical eye, with the initial excitement of visiting such a historical...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great atmosphere. Very dated but a change from modern stadiums. Get there quick as is will soon not be used anymore.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

As an avid English rugby supporter it was a dream come true to visit Newlands, although I picked the night that prayers were answered for rain, and the view of Table mountain greatly reduced by cloud and then totally obscured by the heaviest rain I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

A stadium steeped in history. Always enjoy going to watch a rugby game there. The atmosphere is electric.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Newlands is a classic - well worth a visit on game days. It’s not certain how long it will be used for games - so catch a game while you can.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of South Africa's most historic rugby grounds, home to Western Province Rugby and The Srormers. The ground has a great atmosphere when packed to the rafters. However, the stadium has seen better days. The seating isn't great and the facilities are old...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Visited for the recent 3rd Test SA vs England plus points great view of the match lots of banter in the crowd with the Springboks fans and the nearby Springbok Pub was a fantastic pre and post match venue. Downsides not easy to get too...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Not the same quality Experience we had at Ellispark for the first Test against England. Newlands didn't put in enough effort to make it a memorable event. They couldn't get the spectators fired up up to support the Boks.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

I took in two Super 14 rugby matches whilst in Cape Town for the Test cricket v Australia. Despite asking at the ticket office for the best ticket available I was allocated quite simply the worst seat I have ever had at any sporting event...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Awesome day at the rugby and we got the best available tickets for £10.. bargain! I'll be looking out for fixtures in the future when I visit Cape Town. Great stadium with an awesome atmosphere!

Date of experience: April 2018
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15 April 2017|
Response from Francois D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Adele you can enter from both sides on the Railway side. Take the steps. You may not take any food or drinks with.