Visitor information


A large number of hotel rooms have been reserved for congress delegates in Cape Town.

Plan your budget

To help plan your budget to attend the WCPT Congress 2017, we have put together a list of estimated costs to calculate your per day expenditure.

Discover Cape Town

Facts and useful information about the congress host country.

General information

General visitor information about the congress host country.


Make the most of your trip to Cape Town

Post congress tour

Join a physiotherapy study tour, led by a senior South African physiotherapist showing you the many faces of South Africa.

Congress venue

The WCPT Congress 2017 will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Congress travel

Save up to 20% on travel with the Star Alliance Network.

Key dates

Opening dates and deadlines for registration, call for papers and programme announcements.


You are encouraged to review your visa requirements and start your application as soon as possible.


What is mentoring, how do I submit an abstract and where do I find information about sponsorship are among the questions answered here.

Zapper app

Zapper is a mobile lifestyle app, popular in Cape Town, that allows users to make fast, easy and secure payments in a matter of seconds with their smartphone.