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Newlands Cricket Ground

146 Campground Road | Newlands, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 657 3300
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Probably the loveliest major Test ground in the world - a real joy to come here

I never tire coming to this ground and was fortunate to attend all four days of the recent Test... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew B
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Can't help but admire the views

Fantastic stadium (yes, we were there when the ball tampering incident occurred!). The facilities... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Dickie899
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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146 Campground Road | Newlands, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never tire coming to this ground and was fortunate to attend all four days of the recent Test against Australia. I got the best seats I could - I booked them early and got ones in the President's Pavillion - don't be fooled it...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Fantastic stadium (yes, we were there when the ball tampering incident occurred!). The facilities were great, although on the first day of the cricket I think the toilet flushers has been turned off which I wasn't particularly comfortable with. The hand washing facilities, whilst the...More

Thank Dickie899
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Beautiful ground and obviously the backdrop of a table Mountain makes it one of the most spectacular in the world. Would have received five starts but for a number of experiences before and during the game. 1. We booked tickets on line before traveling to...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I went to watch the first day of the test vs Australia. I did not buy tickets in advance because I did my research and basically it was confirmed that unless England are playing there isn't a huge turnout. I lined up at the ticket...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We attended the test match between South Africa and Australia. The location of the stadium is superb - it is easy to get to and pretty easy to find a parking place. Some of the views from within the ground are amazing - if you...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

It's not quite what you expect at a cricket game, but nevertheless fun to have an audience which gets actively engaged in the game. More like football than cricket, but it's a blast. Easy access by road or rail, plenty of exits to minimize crowding,...More

Thank GeraldineOttawa
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Newlands Cricket is a special ground. Not only is it a fantastic spot to watch a game but the views of the mountain are stupendous.

Thank schizofitscho
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

T20 match South Africa vs India. The best stadium for cricket I have ever visited. Table Mountain in the distance is a treat and quite a distraction from the game it self. Typically for a stadium like this there are places to buy food, beer...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

we'd managed to secure tickets for the ODI S.A. v India match and cheekily went to the members enclosure and asked for an upgrade. for R200 each we got entry that entitled us to a really good shaded seat and access to the food and...More

Thank maddiePortsmouth
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

What a cricket ground! Must be up there with the best on the planet. Situated in the leafy suburb of Newlands not far from the Centre of Cape Town, this iconic cricket ground is breathtaking. The wonderful views of the mountain make it extra special....More

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