About the host city

Cape Town has it all.

It is known for encapsulating a laid back atmosphere while still keeping a party feel. It hosts magnificent views of where East meets West at the famous Cape Point and vibrant colour in terms of its people with their own unique culture and story.

To discover Cape Town, click here

The Venue

The 8th International Young Water Professionals Conference 2017 will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long St, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Travel and Arrival Information

Located approximately 21 km away from Cape Town International Airport, the state-of-the-art Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) boosts world-class amenities, full wheel-chair access and on-site, secure, undercover parking. Host to a range of events, its central location  allows easy access to the city’s most famous attractions like Table Mountain, the V & A Waterfront and the colourful, culture rich Bo-Kaap.

For more information about the CTICC click here


Metered Taxi or Uber

Via the N2 in a cab
(Approximately 25 min)

  • Take Airport Approach Rd to Settlers Way/N2 in Kanana

5 min (4.0 km)

  • Continue on N2 to Cape Town City Centre

13 min (16.3 km)

  • Turn left onto Walter Sisulu Ave

28 s (180 m)

  • Arrive at the CTICC, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001


MyCiti Bus

Via the MyCITI Bus Service
(Approximately 35 min)

  • Take the A01 (departs every 30 min) at the airport

25 min (non-stop)

  • Arrive at the Civic Centre

Walk for about 10 min (750 m)

  • Arrive at the CTICC, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001


Further accommodation recommendations will be made available closer to the IYWPC. In the mean time click below and see what accommodation options are available in Cape Town.

Join us in Cape Town!