Car Rental in Cape Town: The Perfect Gateway to Adventurous Watersports by renting a car with Kenings Car Van and Truck Hire

Welcome to our exciting guide on car rental in Cape Town, the ideal starting point for an unforgettable watersports adventure. Known for its stunning coastal beauty and vibrant waters, Cape Town offers a plethora of thrilling watersports activities that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping. In this blog post, we’ll explore the perfect combination of the car rental and watersports in Cape Town, highlighting the top spots for aquatic adventures, must-try watersports activities, and essential tips to make the most of your experience. Get ready to dive in and ride the waves!  



Renting a car gives your the freedom and flexibility to discover the freedom to explore Cape Town’s scenic coastlines, visit multiple watersports destinations, and have all your gear conveniently stored in your rental car. By renting a car you can easily various beaches, water sports centres, and launch points for your watersports activities. 

Some of the top watersport activities are surfing in Cape Town and experiencing the thrill of catching epic waves at popular surfing spots like Muizenberg, Big Bay, and Long Beach. 

Kitesurf and feel the rush of the wind as you glide across the water on a kiteboard at Bloubergstrand and Langebaan. 

Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) in Cape Town and explore the calm waters of Table Bay or the scenic canals of the V&A Waterfront on a paddleboard, enjoying a unique perspective of the city’s coastline. 

Kayaking in Cape Town and discovering the beautiful coastal scenery along with dolphins, hidden coves, and marine life while paddling along the Atlantic or False Bay coastlines. 

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling into the vibrant underwater world of Cape Town, exploring colourful reefs, and kelp forests, and encountering diverse marine species.  



Bloubergstrand is known for its consistent wind conditions, this beach is a mecca for kitesurfing and windsurfing enthusiasts. 

Muizenberg is a popular surfing destination with gentle waves and a relaxed atmosphere, perfect for beginners and experienced surfers alike. 

Hout Bay offers the most scenic y by kayak or join a thrilling seal snorkelling excursion for an up-close encounter with these playful marine creatures. 

False Bay offers excellent conditions for a variety of watersports, including surfing, kayaking, and scuba diving. 


Red Bull King of the Air is an annual kiteboarding competition attracting some of the world’s best riders to perform gravity-defying tricks and jumps in strong winds. Taking place in November or December at Kite Beach in Bloubergstrand, Cape Town. You will see Kenings vehicles driven by some of the best in the sport, join our team! 

The Ocean Race is the most prestigious offshore sailing race in the world. Cape Town is one of the strategic stopovers due to its strategic location along the race route. The city welcomes the race fleet with great enthusiasm, hosting the Sailers and their teams during their stay. Checkout out the ocean race which normally occurs in February annually. 

Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival celebrate the ocean culture of surf and environmental awareness. Combining elements of film screenings, art exhibitions, talks, music, and other activities centred around surfing and the ocean. 

Cape Town International Optimist Regatta is aimed at developing young sailors, this annual sailing event attracts international competitors who race in the Optimist class. It is typically hosted by the Zeekoe Vlei Yacht Club and is held around March or April. 

Therefore at Kenings, we strive to be the preferred rental car partner as we stock a range of vehicles suitable vehicles to carry all types of water sporting equipment. We also have option extras such as roof racks, luggage racks and waterproof covers to protect the keys of your rental car. We will meet and greet you at Cape Town international airport and escort you with your supporting equipment to your nearest guesthouse house or location of stay. We are here to support you in enjoying what the Cape Town coastline has to offer. 


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We specialize in vehicle rental services and make it easy for you to book online and hire vehicles from several locations.

Our vehicle rental services include cars, vans, trucks, and even an Executive bus, depending on your needs. Each of our vehicles is in excellent condition, and ensures safety, and comfort, marking us as a leading provider of vehicle rentals across South Africa.

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