Springboks Cape Town

Cape Town’s provincial parliament building took on the South African colours to honour the Springboks. Image source: X @WCProvParl

Streets affected by Springboks trophy tour in Cape Town

A number of streets in Cape Town will be affected by the Springboks trophy tour. Here’s where you can see the Webb Ellis Cup on Friday.

Springboks Cape Town

Cape Town’s provincial parliament building took on the South African colours to honour the Springboks. Image source: X @WCProvParl

The Cape Town leg of the Springboks trophy parade will take place on Friday, 3 November 2023.

According to the City of Cape Town, the procession around the streets of the CBD, Langa and Bonteheuwel will be preceded by a mini concert on the iconic Grand Parade in front of the City Hall. 


City of Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis said he can confirm that the Springboks will be in the Mother City on Friday for the victory tour. 

“Let’s thank the boys for inspiring a nation and show them we are proud of their incredible performance, not only in the final, but throughout the tournament. It is our honour as Cape Town to receive the team and the Mother City is ready to give the Springboks a hero’s welcome,” Hill-Lewis said.

Local performers will be on hand to entertain crowds on the Grand Parade from 10:00 before the Springboks take the Webb Ellis Cup on a tour of the CBD, Langa and Bonteheuwel. 

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Springboks Cape Town
The World Cup-winning Springboks received a warm welcome from a large crowd in Soweto as they travelled through the Johannesburg township. Image by @PresidencyZA

Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith said their teams along with SA Rugby have worked out a route that will ensure as many people get to see the Springboks and the prized Webb Ellis Cup along several communities in the city. 

“We invite all our residents to come out to show love and give a gees-filled parade to the players, the coaches and the Springboks support staff who have made South Africa proud. Our safety and security services will be deployed to assist in ensuring this is a successful and memorable celebration,” Smith said. 

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The team bus will depart for the parade at 12:00 via Darling Street and will move through the following roads: 


• Adderley Street 

• Wale Street

• Long Street

• Buitensingel 

• Loop Street 

• Wharf Street

• Walter Sisulu 

• Buitengracht Street

• Hans Strijdom

• Hertzog Boulevard

• Nelson Mandela Boulevard

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• Bunga Avenue 

• Briton Street

• Jungle Walk

• Langalibalele Drive

• Jakes Gerwel


• Jakkalsvlei Avenue

• Valhalla Drive

• Robert Sobukwe Drive

Residents and motorists have been cautioned about temporary road closures for the event in the CBD between 10:00 until 14:00.