The Parkhurst High School: Where was Blood & Water filmed? Filming Locations

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Blood & Water was filmed in Cape Town and in a few more locations in South Africa.

The exclusive Parkhurst High School, where a lot of the plot takes place, is set in a beautiful historic building of the University of Cape Town.

Where was Blood and Water filmed

The story revolves around a young teenager who thinks that shares blood with a water sports champion (hence the title of the show).

The show, now back for the second season, stars Ama Qamata (Puleng), Khosi Ngema (Fikile), Thabang Molaba (Karabo 'KB'), and Gail Mabalane (Thandeka).

Welcome to our spoiler-free guide to the filming locations of Blood and Water

Where is Blood and Water filmed?

Parkhurst High
The magnificent building of the Parkhurst High School is the Smuts Hall, a UCT Student Residence.

Located in the Upper Campus overlooking the city on the slopes of Devil's Peak, Smuts accommodates 230 students.

This is the same The Kissing Booth school used in the romantic comedy movie series.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
Image courtesy of Netflix and Danie van der Merwe - Map

Secondary school Blood and Water
Smuts Hall was founded in 1928 as Men’s Residence and it was renamed after the death in 1950 of Jan Smuts, the UCT Chancellor and former prime minister of South Africa.

Parkhurst high school
The secondary school's large lecture hall is the Sarah Baartman Hall of the University of Cape Town, located also on the same campus.

Blood & Water shows spectacular establishing shots of Cape Town, the Mother City.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Adrian Frith - Map

The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay
A cool location is The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay, featured in the fifth episode named Frenemy No. 1.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

Blood and Water drehort
The indoor swimming pool plays a key role in the drama. The production shot all the scenes in the Linden pool, located at the other side of the country near Johannesburg, 870 miles away from Cape Town.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

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  1. Where was the club scenes filmed?

  2. Not sure... but they used the Mojo Market a few times.


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