Category Archives: Attraction

The Kakapo Shipwreck in Noordhoek

The Kakapo was a British steamer built in 1898 by the Grangemouth Dockyard Company and commanded by Captain P. Nicolayson. She was on her maiden voyage from Swansea in Wales, to Sydney in Australia. She had put onto Cape Town … Continue reading

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Cape Point Funicular closed for maintenance

NOTICE: PLANNED DOWNTIME ON FLYING DUTCHMAN FUNICULAR AT CAPE POINT Message from The Cape Point Partnership board of directors and management. Please take note of the scheduled maintenance on the Flying Dutchman Funicular at Cape Point from 8th to the 12th … Continue reading

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My Green Card from SANParks

SANParks has an annual rates increase 1 November 2015 and the cost of the My Green Card will go up to R125 per card. You may only renew your green card after the expiry date on the card has occurred. The … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach … In Cape Town

Cape Town in summer is beach heaven. With two spectacular coastlines, there is a beach to suit every mood and moment.  If the South Easterly wind blows across False Bay, head to the Atlantic Seaboard for wind protection.  There are beaches … Continue reading

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Cape Town Beach Bars

Cape Town is one of those cities that’s famed for its hospitality, glorious beaches, enchanting vineyards and iconic mountain backdrops.  The people are open-minded and relaxed and with the lingering hours of summer sunlight there is plenty of time to … Continue reading

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Cape Town Beach Activity Guide

Summer has arrived in Cape Town so we have brought you the summer beach activity guide! The Cape Point Route is one of the best places to experience the Cape summer so get out there and enjoy and if you’re stuck for … Continue reading

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Watch Bay Harbour Market’s heritage in video.

In the spirit of Heritage day, Bay Harbour Market is sharing their own heritage story on the 24th September 2015! You can watch the heartwarming video ‘The Story of Bay Harbour’ on their new website.  or view it here. Their new website … Continue reading

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Not everybody loves penguins

Itinerant wordsmith, Jennifer Stern, (Jen, Jennifer but never Jenny), re-sent us this blog article from her archives.  Jen is  a long time friend of penguins, and personally owns a fluffy penguin called Pudding, who regular needs washing from his adventures.  … Continue reading

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Cape Point Route Heritage & Museums

Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 24 September. On this day, South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all … Continue reading

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Hiking for Heritage Day

Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 24 September. On this day, South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all … Continue reading

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