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Newlands Rugby Stadium

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 weeks ago
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 4 weeks ago
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8 Boundary Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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!

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Newlands Rugby Stadium for Super Rugby match. Security at the entrance was ample, easy flow of people. The stadium was clean but ladies bathroom facilities are complete inadequate. There was enough refreshments available. Access into and out if the stadium was well controlled....More

Thank Paljas1976
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I have visited many rugby stadiums in South Africa before including, Loftus, Ellis Park, The Shark Tank, Free state stadium, Kimberly stadium and I get that Newlands is old but it is by far the worst kept stadium in South Africa, hygienically speaking, your shoes...More

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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.