Newlands Rugby Stadium, Newlands

3.8
#224 of 1,218 in Things to do in Cape Town
Visit the oldest rugby stadium in South Africa and the second-oldest rugby stadium in the world at Newlands Rugby Stadium. Enjoy the views of the stadium and the field from well-organized seats, and join in the buzzing atmosphere of a rugby match. Alcohol is prohibited at the stadium, except in a few small bars on site. Grab a quick bite during the match with several food stalls. Make Newlands Rugby Stadium a centerpiece of your Cape Town vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cape Town tour itinerary maker website .
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  • A stadium with a great history, but the stadium getting old and need renovations and drunk supporters mess in toilets and poor food outlets.  more »
  • A day at Newlands Rugby Stadium is a cherished memory from my youth. Shouting and cheering loudly and happily as WP beat the Bloubulle (not often enough). What a day and beautiful memories! We returne...  more »
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  • Being a Sharks fan, I thought it would be torture to be there with my Sharks gear on. Instead, it has a brilliant atmosphere, with people who are passionate about their rugby. If you've never been before, then I would definitely recommend you visit it at least once for an awesome experience
  • Good rugby atmosphere but the stadium is a bit dated.Chairs can be broken and if you are a first time visitor it can be hard to navigate around to bathrooms or the snack shop.Newlands brewery is on premises if you decide to drink some of the gold nectar
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