Shopping in Canal Walk


Just 10 minutes outside the city center lies the 3rd largest and one of the most popular Cape Town shopping centers. The Canal Walk was built around a canal, opened in 2000 and has a total retail area of 141,000-square-meters.

It houses an array of over 400 shops with a choice of chain stores, specialties, and boutiques. Due to its expansive layout, it is advisable to wear comfortable shoes while shopping in Canal Walk. Aside from the variety of stores in the same category, the center also has 20 cinemas, 11 coffee shops,16 restaurants and bars, and a massive food court that surrounds an entertainment center and houses two giant screens that regularly show major sports matches. Surely with everything Canal Walk has to offer, tourists and visitors will always find something to do and somewhere to go.

Canal Walk is located in Century City, a 250ha business and lifestyle precinct, midway between Cape Town’s CBD and Northern Suburbs and opens from 9 AM to 9 PM daily.