Newlands Rugby Stadium, Cape Town

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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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  • Glad I had the chance to watch a match at this iconic stadium. Stormers won and Jamie Roberts got his first try. It seems from reports that this stadium is going to be scrapped, that would be a...  more »
  • The proud home of Western Province rugby is certainly showing it's age. Even though the field itself is pristine the facilities at this once great venue is now found lacking, both service wise and...  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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