Airport Transfers/Tours

If you would like to book a local tour or need to arrange transport from the airport (taxis are rare, pre-arranged transfer is preferred and similar in cost) you can contact these local operators:

Wow Travel and Tours - for booking transfers or tours click here

Kwathlano - for booking transfers click here. For tour details and arrangements contact them directly (Information, Cape Town Brochure)


It is recommended to stay within the V&A Waterfront as this allows you to stay within walking distance of the conference venue, restaurant, etc. There are a number of hotels available ranging from budget to luxury. Please see here for hotel options.

As joint agreement with IEEE Africon 2017 (located just prior to ICWL/SETE) rooms are on hold at special rate at the Radisson Red in the V&A Waterfront for nights of Sept 17-21 (date of departure 22 September). To book at the Radisson Red: Please use this link . Reserved rooms held at the Radisson Red will be released back tp public on a sliding schedule with 50% released on 16 July, 30% on 31 July and 20% on 16 August.

Conference Venue

V&A Waterfront

ICWL 2017 will be held at Workshop 17, a co-working space and events venue, located within the V&A Waterfront (MAP.)
The Waterfront is a self-contained popular tourist area in Cape Town offering hotels, shopping and restaurants within short walking distance. Given its popularity with visitors it is the starting point for various activities and excursions within the wider Cape Town area. For example, tours to Robben Island leave from the V&A Waterfront and the City Sightseeing hop-on/hop-off bus office and stop and located just outside Workshop 17.

Cape Town

Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is accessible via international flights from all over the world as well as connecting flights via Johannesburg. The airport is 20 minutes away from the city centre and transfer from the airport to the city centre is possible by Public Transportation . Main attractions in Cape Town include Table Mountain, Cape Point, Winelands, Robben island (a world heritage site) and Boulders Beach, home to a penguin colony.



Cape Town offers extensive travel connections and can be reached via direct flights from various major cities worldwide. As a popular destination for business and leisure travelers it offers an abundance of accommodation options at any budget together with many activities for visitors.

Visit Cape Town Travel for more information.