Cool Spring Adventures in Cape Town

Spring is a favourite time of year for many people – if only to shrug off the winter coats, enjoy the warmer days and feel excited as the days start getting longer. Spring in Cape Town is glorious in many ways – flowers line the roadside in carpets of colour and any drive along the coastline holds the promise of whale spotting. Hiking is simply magnificent, the ocean invites and outdoor fun overwhelmingly trumps home movies.

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It’s a privilege to be in Cape Town during spring – with mountains, ocean, vineyards, scenery and awesome weather the city comes alive with energy and action. Whether you are into art, wine, walking, diving or biking, there’s an activity in the Cape asking you to come out and play.

We invite you to explore the Mother City this spring with these cool Cape Town Adventures. Delve into the world below our waters, see creative Cape Town by bicycle, hike up Lions Head at sunrise, investigate funky food & wine pairings in the Winelands or carve up the dunes on a sandboard.

Art & Bikes City Cycling Tour

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Art and Bikes – city cycling tour

This half day tour explores the beauty of the Mother City by visiting the most iconic art & graffiti works of Cape Town by bicycle. Guests will visit District Six, The Bo-Kaap, Company’s Gardens & stop at the National Gallery to view works by iconic African & International artists.   More info
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Sandboarding Day Tour

Sandboarding Day Tour

Sandboarding Day Tour, Cape Town

Enjoy an exhilarating day carving up Sand Dunes that are a 45 minutes from the Centre of Cape Town and offer a multitude of different runs to cater for absolute beginners to experienced sand boarders ensuring a fun filled, memorable day for all. More info
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Winelands Tipple and Taste Tour

Food & wine pairing excursion

Food & wine pairing excursion

No visit to Cape Town is complete without an excursion in wine county! This unique beer and wine food pairing experience takes you through scenic farmlands & vineyards leading you to the finest wine, craft beer & MCC as well as unique culinary offerings like the boerebraai tapas. More info
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Seal and Sevengill Cowshark Scuba Dive

Dive with seals and sevengill cowsharks

Dive with seals and sevengill cowsharks

A classic Cape scuba diving adventure- dive with the playful & interactive Cape fur seals in a cold water reef and the Sevengill Cowsharks in a kelp forest. The Sevengill Cowshark, is a prehistoric apex predator which is seen regularly enough at one location. Easy open-water shallow dive. More info
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Cape Point Adventure & Lions Head Hike

Hike Lions Head at sunrise then explore the Cape in adventure style

Hike Lions Head at sunrise then explore the Cape in adventure style

Explore Cape Town with Cape Town’s coolest adventurers in your own AUV, starting with a hike up Lions Head, before heading to Kalk Bay & Cape of good Hope to explore & SUP the peninsula in style with adventure equipment. More info
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Cape Point Route loves Spring (and Penguins)

FIT Spring - header3bsmCape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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Surfing in the headlines!

SURFING!  That water sport that involves riding breaking waves on a piece of equipment called a surfboard i.e. riding waves of course.

Surf's Up! Photo Brendon Tyree on Awesome Ocean

Surf’s Up! Photo Brendon Tyree on Awesome Ocean

 

Surfing originated in Polynesia & pre-modern Hawaii, but today has evolved into more than just a sport – it even has it’s own subculture. Surf culture appeals to notions of leisure, the ‘endless summer’ and has a laid-back, romantic & somewhat rebellious image.  Surfing has that “Carefree Casualness” image – from the sunbleached, wind swept look,  through fashion (bikini’s & boardshorts, hoodies & beanies), to the conversational lingo, music and films.

Iconic Surf Culture

Iconic Surf Culture

 

The ultimate goal of every surfer however is the desire to catch the perfect wave – in spite of weather, the ocean or geographical location.  We are lucky to have Muizenberg on the Cape Point Route. Muizenberg is the original hot spot of surfing and surf culture in South Africa.

Surfing has been in the headlines recently and has hit the international & national news:

  1. Billabong Pro Tahiti 2016
    Kelly Slater is King at Teapuho, Tahiti

    Kelly Slater is King at Teapuho, Tahiti

    The World Surf League tournament in Tahiti has just finished, with Kelly Slater taking top honours against John John Florence in the final at Teahupo.  That’s an unbelievable 55 CT elite tour wins for the 44 year old pro- surfer! Congratulations Kelly and well done to John John for taking the yellow jersey lead in the world title race. Read more on this story

  2. Surfing will be an Olympic Sport in 2020
    Surfing to be an Olympic Sport

    Surfing to be an Olympic Sport

    We’ve all been captivated by the recent Rio Olympics and the incredible athletes striving for medals. Surfing,A very popular sport in Cape Town, along with 4 other new sports (Baseball/Softball, Karate, Skateboard & Sports Climbing) has officially been approved by the International Olympic Committee to be added to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. More from SurferMag

     

  3. Chasing the Dragon: Surf Shack Outreach
    Chasing the Dragon, Surf Shack Muizenberg

    Chasing the Dragon, Surf Shack Muizenberg

    “The cure for addiction is another addiction…” Chasing The Dragon is a tale of young teens from the Cape Flats who have been rehabilitated through surfing by the Surf Shack Outreach in Muizenberg, Cape Town. This one part series produced by 7Films just won a Gold and Campaign Craft award at the 2016 Loerie Awards which took place in Durban from 15 – 21 Aug 2016.  More.

Check the video out..

Surf’s Up

Inspired by rehabilitation stories (& award winning doccies), inspired by pro surfers in Tahiti and inspired by the Olympics… isn’t it time to get out there and try surfing?!

Surfers Corner, Muizenberg at Sunrise Photo FB Surfers Corner

Surfers Corner, Muizenberg at Sunrise Photo: FB Surfers Corner

 

Spring is around the corner in the Cape and Muizenberg is the place to Learn to Surf.
Muizenberg Beach is known for its gentle sloping white beach and consistent waves, making it conducive for surf lessons.

Professional surfing instructors will show you how to surf quickly and easily.  Private Lessons are great for learning or improving skills. Group lessons are the cheapest way to get started, so grab some mates & book! The rest covered – all surfing equipment is provided. Get the details here

Warning:
Would-be surfers should know that the sport of surfing can be highly addictive, and it has been known to become an all-consuming passion.


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Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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New Releases – Year End Functions 2016

With only 19 weeks left until Christmas, you need to hurry with booking your Cape Town Year End Function. Year End Functions - Header (1)

You’ve asked us for active year end functions.
You’ve asked us for sedentary year end functions.
You’ve asked us for day year end functions.
You’ve asked us for evening year end functions.
You’ve asked us for indoor year end functions.
You’ve asked us for outdoor year end functions.
You’ve asked us for big group year end functions.
You’ve asked us for small group year end functions.

You always ask about a venue and you always ask about a meal… so Here-they-are!
These 2016 new releases combine an exciting event, at a unique venue – with a meal.
We’ve tried to answer your requests in these new packages. We hope you love them as much as we do!

Cape Point Route will donate a Santa Shoebox for every Year End Function booked.


Survivor & Braai Cook-off: Inter-active Teambuilding Challenges and Braai

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Year end Functions – Survivor and Braai Cook off

A super fun and foodie year end function – in this Survivor Challenge, participants complete a variety of activities to earn their equipment, fire, and ingredients for the ultimate Braai Cook Off to celebrate a year well done!

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Beach, Braai and Sunny Sky: Beach Olympics & Braai

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Year End Functions – Beach, Braai & Sunny Sky

Let the Games Begin! You will be separated into competing teams to see who becomes the “Beach Olympic” team champions for your Company’s Year End Function. This fun event will be followed by a relaxing seafood braai at the beach!

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Pirates of the Atlantic: Murder Mystery Dinner Event

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Year End Functions – Pirates of the Atlantic

Who will walk the plank during this exciting “Pirates of the Atlantic” Murder Mystery Year End Function event at Cape Town’s Two Oceans Aquarium, the ideal venue to thrill guests and capture their imagination with a living backdrop.

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The Great Gatsby: Themed Dinner Dance

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Year End Functions – The Great Gatsby

A roaring 1920’s Gatsby Themed Dinner Dance awaits you at the Cape Town Club in a private venue including sit down dinner and dance with tunes provided by a DJ to suit the theme of this classic Year End Function in Cape Town.

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Amazing Race & Beach Braai: Teambuild & Lunch

Year End Functions - Amazing Race & Beach Braai

Year End Functions – Amazing Race & Beach Braai

 

Amazing Mini Peninsula Race using the Hop – on – off Red City Bus as your mode of transport to get to each hot spot in order to complete the challenge. End this event and your Year End Function with a Lunch Braai on Hout Bay Beach!

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Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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Fish Hoek’s Spring Splash

Splash StripHave a bash and a splash for Spring! Fish Hoek’s wonderful Spring Splash takes place on Sunday 4 September 2016 at Fish Hoek Beach.
Presented for the TENTH consecutive year, the Spring Splash is a forceful statement that Spring is sprung – regardless of the weather on the day!

The 10th Annual Spring Splash on Fish Hoek Beach
Date:  Sunday 04 September 2016
Theme:  Marine
Dress:  Your most outrageous MARINE THEME outfit!
Why? Because you can!
Venue: Fish Hoek Beach, in front of Fish Hoek Galley
Time: From 12 noon – late. 
Main event – “The Big Splash” will take place at 3pm
Bring: Cozzie, towel, something warm for after your dip, friends, family and attitude!
Beach Activities:  Sandcastle Competition, Treasure Hunt,  Mr & Miss Fish Hoek,  Music, Crazy Dress, Line Dance
More information: https://www.facebook.com/SpringSplashBash

There will be prizes galore, including a prize for the best-dressed on the day. It’s simply a wonderful day out for families to enjoy fun and festivities on the beach. There are no costs for participation in any of the Spring Splash activities.

THE SPRING BASH:  3 Sept 2016
The Spring Splash will be preceded for this year by a Spring Bash the night before at the Fish Hoek Galley, the restaurant complex on Fish Hoek Beach. The Spring Bash will not only banish the winter weather the night before the official start of Spring, but will also act as a fundraiser for Fish Hoek’s own education fund, the Empowerment Through Education Trust.

Empowerment Through Education (ETE) Benefit themed dinner with raffles, fun, prizes and excitement. All benefits go to the charity which educates underprivileged children from the townships of Ocean View and Masiphumelele. The theme this year is the movies, so get creative and, innovative and come as your favourite star or movie, there are prizes for the best dressed. The bash starts at 18h30 and tickets are only R150 per person for a 3 course set meal with music. Book early as seats are limited.

Date:  Sat 3 September 2016
Event:  The Fish Hoek Spring Bash
Time: 18h30
Venue: Fish Hoek Galley Restaurant
Theme: Movies (come as your favourite movie star or movie!)
Tickets:  R150 (includes 3 course set meal with Music)
Contact: Book your table by the seaside for this fun event on (021) 782-3354

Fish Hoek:
This seaside village is surrounded by rugged mountains and boasts one of the safest swimming beaches in Cape Town. Fish Hoek is a glorious bay with a beautiful white sandy beach, with colourful Victorian bathing boxes that add a festive flavour. The beach is a favourite with wind surfers, lifesavers and hobie cat sailers. Visitors will mingle with the locals who swim and walk their dogs on the accessible beach or stroll along the catwalk which heads southwards to Sunny Cove. Fish Hoek Galley, situated right on the beach offers a restaurant and take-aways and is a prime whale watching site to view the Southern Right Whales when they are in the bay to calf between July and November.  Fish Hoek is home to an early stone age historic site where the remains of the 12 000 year old Fish Hoek man was found. More history of the area can be found at the Fish Hoek Valley museum.
Accommodation in Fish Hoek: Come for the weekend or longer

Spring bash ETE Movies

Cape Point Route loves the Spring Splash (& penguins) 

Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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Get off Auto! Photography Crash Course

If you want to stop using your camera on AUTO and take control of your digital camera this One Day Practical Photography Course will be perfect for you.

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When: Saturday 20 August from 09h00 till 17h00
Where: Kalk Bay

No need for a lengthy Photographic Course, this Crash Course will have you shooting on Manual by the end of the day.
Learn how to control Depth of Field with your Aperture and get creative with your Shutter Speeds.

GET OFF AUTO PHOTOGRAPHY CRASH COURSE
Cost: R1,500 per person
Contact: info@capepointroute.co.za for bookings.

Instructor: Peter Haarhof
Peter’s career as a pro photographer spanned over 20 years, and for the last 6 years, his focus (pan intended) has been on the tourism industry. When Peter is not out photographing, he works as a tour guide, offering scenic as well as photo tours to locals and international visitors. His photographic workshops are presented to only a handful of photographers to ensure personal attention. Peter is very passionate about South Africa, and loves to explore and discover new places of interest.


You might also like these awesome photographic tours…

Cape Point Nature Photo Tour

Cape Point Nature Photo Tour Photo: Peter Haarhof

Cape Point Nature Photo Tour Photo: Peter Haarhof

From beginners needing advice on camera settings, to advance photographers seeking the best nature shots from the best nature spots on the Cape Peninsula including a variety of wildlife, landscape and seascape, as well as flower photography. Check it out here 


Cape Point Shipwreck & Lighthouse Tour: 

Cape Point Lighthouse & Shipwreck Tour Photo: Peter Haarhof

Cape Point Lighthouse & Shipwreck Tour Photo: Peter Haarhof


South Africa has a beautiful and very photogenic coast line. Add to the picture a lighthouse, or even an old rusted shipwreck, and now you’re talking. WOW!
The stories of the shipwrecks and lighthouses around the Western Cape coastline has for most part remained untold, and because most shipwrecks are often in very remote and isolated areas, not often photographed, or even visited for that matter. Get the shot on this epic tour.  Check it out here


Winelands Photographic Tour:

Winelands Photo Tour Photo: Peter Haarhof

Winelands Photo Tour Photo: Peter Haarhof


Prefer wine to lighthouses? Load up your camera, and charge your batteries, the Cape Winelands are one of the most beautiful places you will ever photograph. On this photographic tour of the winelands, we visit the historical towns of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. And yes… wine tasting included! Check it out here


Township People and Portrait Tour:

Township People and Portrait Tour. Photo: Peter Haarhof

Township People and Portrait Tour. Photo: Peter Haarhof

If you want to take more interesting photographs, get your camera to more interesting places… and the township of Langa and Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats is such a place. At the informal settlement we photograph the shacks, the street children and also interact with the people that live there as they go about their daily routine.  This is one of our most popular photo tours! Check it out here


City BoKaap Photo & Cooking Tour

Bokaap Photo and Cooking Tour. Photo: Peter Haarhof

Bokaap Photo and Cooking Tour. Photo: Peter Haarhof

Join an adventure of photography and food in the historic and picturesque Bo-Kaap.  Complete a 2 hour walking tour with your personal photocoach around the colourful streets of the Bo-Kaap before you’re enticed into the kitchen to cook a traditional Cape Malay meal.   You will photograph the vibrant colourful street scenes, and enjoy panoramic views of Table Mountain, Cape Town and Table Bay.  From beginners needing advice on carmera settings to advanced photographers seeking technical photographic skills, the Bo-Kaap is a photographic delight.  Check it out here


Cape Point Route loves Photography (& penguins) 

Penguin Splash at Boulders Beach Photo: Peter Haarhof

Penguin Splash at Boulders Beach Photo: Peter Haarhof

Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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Wild About Whales

In South Africa we are privileged to live in a natural environment, where 2 great oceans converge and one can experience the combination of land and sea.  South Africa (and the Western Cape in particular) remains one of the world’s best destinations to view whales.  These magnificent migratory mammals cruise our seas – with the whale watching season generally running from July to November, when our coastline is awash with these massive creatures.

Southern Right Whale. Photo: D. Hurwitz 2015

Southern Right Whale. Photo: D. Hurwitz 2015

Seeing these marine giants in their natural environment, by land, sea or air, is an experience you won’t want to miss.  Hermanus has proclaimed itself as the Whale Watching Capital but this is a debatable point. The Cape Peninsula is an awesome destination for dolphin and whale watching, and is often referred to as the discerning whale watchers holiday destination.

Humpback Whale Tail Photo: D.Hurwitz 2015

Humpback Whale Tail Photo: D.Hurwitz 2015

Who are these whales?

The most common and well known species seen off the South African Coast is the mighty Southern Right Whale, which arrives from its’ Antarctic feeding grounds, where they have been krill-loading in preparation for mating and birthing.  They spend the winter in quiet bays to mate and calve. Southern rights come close to the shoreline, often only metres from the land.  They are powerful acrobats and usually steal the whale-watching show with elegant water displays.

Southern Right Whale. Photo: D. Hurwitz 2016

Southern Right Whale. Photo: D. Hurwitz 2016

 

There is a good chance of seeing Humpback whales, the second most common whale species in South Africa.  They move past our coastline in winter on their northward migration to Mozambique and West Africa, where they mate and calve in the warmer waters off the east coast.  These singing whales return past our shores, to the Southern Ocean in October and November.  Humpbacks are well known for their striking tails with contrasting colour, white underneath and dark on top!

Humpback Whale Tail. Photo. D.Hurwitz 2016

Humpback Whale Tail. Photo. D.Hurwitz 2016

 

The third most sighted whale is the Brydes whale – shyer, less acrobatic and often alone. They are small to medium in size, with long sleek bodies and a distinctive hooked dorsal fin, a special treat to see these whales as it is rare to see them anywhere else.

Brydes Whale lunge feeding . Photo: D.Hurwitz 2016

Brydes Whale lunge feeding . Photo: D.Hurwitz 2016

Also look out for the playful dolphins who frolic in the shallows behinds the breakers and if you are lucky the Orcas (killer whales).

Dolphin Photo: D.Hurwitz 2016

Dolphin Photo: D.Hurwitz 2016

When to see whales?

The Whale season is roughly from June – November but you can get stragglers before or after this period or lone rangers who visit out of season!  August – October tend to be the peak periods for whale watching around the Cape Peninsula.

Clear windless days are best for whale watching, it makes it easier to spot a whale blow which is usually the first sign of its presence.

Where to see whales?

Land: The Cape Point Route has some of the best land-based viewing spots, any drive to Cape Point will take you along scenic routes, loaded with the possibility of epic sightings.  Travel along Chapman’s Peak Drive or Boyes Drive as you head south, scanning the ocean,  the bays and the coves.   There are restaurants on the water’s edge, where it is very possible to have lunch with a whale show!  (See our archived article: Top 10 Land based whale watching spots)

Land based Whale Watching Fish Hoek. Photo: Allan Roy 2013

Land based Whale Watching Fish Hoek. Photo: Allan Roy 2013

 

Air: An aerial experience worth every cent for the unforgettable views of mothers and babies.  The calves are not always visible from the shore, so the flight over the bay is nothing short of spectacular to see the whale “nursery” or deep sea breaching.  Get your wings on, over the whales for your sightings {& some sharks too!}

3 Southern Right Whales from the air Photo: Jean Tresfon 2015

3 Southern Right Whales from the air Photo: Jean Tresfon 2015

 

Water: If you want to get even closer, then leave Simon’s Town harbour on a whale-watching boat cruise for a classic adventure.  This is the primo positioning for being up close and personal to these spectacular marine giants.

Boat Based Whale Watching. Photo: Calders Hotel

Boat Based Whale Watching. Photo: Calders Hotel

 

Take a tour: The seasonal Whale and Wine Tour to Hermanus, runs from July – November 3 times per week and gives you an excellent chance of seeing whales and combining some wine tasting- great for those on a short stay in the Cape.

Whale Crier of Hermanus Photo: southafrica.net

Whale Crier of Hermanus Photo: southafrica.net

What do you need to see whales?

Whales are wild animals and there is never a guarantee that you will spot one. However going out there with a love of nature and the right attitude always helps.  We also recommend:

  • Know your whales, so you can identify the type of whale.
  • Brushing up on whale behaviour – know what to look for: breaching, spy-hopping, tail-slapping etc
  • Always take a warm jacket as the wind can be chilly whether you are watching from land, sea or air.
  • Binoculars
  • A good camera.
  • The Whale Watch Hotline – help keep records by calling in your whale or dolphin sighting to 079 391 2105 or Tweet @WhaleHeritage (it’s a great Twitter account to follow if you are searching for whales too!)

Where to eat, stay and play?

  • Stay: The Cape Point Route is a whale watching paradise, and luckily there is a vast selection of accommodation establishments, many with views of the ocean and whale sightings from your bed! Contact us to help match the right spot & budget to your needs.
  • Eat: You could quite literally be sipping a cappuccino whilst watching whales on the Cape Point Route, a delight for the land lubbers who like their comforts.  Almost any cafe on the waters edge of False Bay, will give you a good chance of mammal action while you tuck into your meal.
  • Play: A person can only watch so many whales, so try out some other ocean activities, like sea kayaking or surfing.  Perhaps you’d rather ride a horse along the beach, or maybe a camel?  Hike, bike or photograph your way around the Cape Point Route and then take in some live entertainment, visit our galleries or museums.  And in a moment’s notice, you could see the whales pulling in.
Southern Right Whale tail Photo: D. Hurwitz

Southern Right Whale tail Photo: D. Hurwitz

One thing we know for sure is that nature rewards those who venture out, so if you want to be sure to see whales – you’ve got to get out here.

Big shout out to Dave Hurwitz of Simon’s Town Boat Company for most of these images taken from the whale watching boat trip which aims to leave Simon’s Town harbour at 10h30 and 14h00 daily in whale season (weather depending).

Cape Point Route loves Whales (& penguins) 

Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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Santa Shoebox Project – Bookings for Boxes

The Santa Shoebox Project originated in Cape Town in 2006 with a humble 180 shoeboxes. In 10 years it has grown in leaps and bounds, with the number of Santa Shoeboxes donated reaching a total of 551 979.

Santa Shoebox Project

Santa Shoebox Project

The “More Than Just a Shoebox” campaign will focus on how the donation of a Santa Shoebox not only gifts the recipient child with a personalised shoebox filled with daily necessities, but also instills a sense of self-worth and presents the child with the promise of a better education, improved hygiene and dental health and those simple things that every child should enjoy, sweets and a toy.

Santa Shoebox Project

Santa Shoebox Project

The shoeboxes are distributed to more than 1000 recipient facilities, through more than 60 satellites around South Africa and Namibia. The success of the project can largely be attributed to its personal nature – donors give gifts to children whose names, ages and genders are known.

The project is supported by an extensive network of volunteers across South Africa and Namibia – kind-hearted people who give freely of their time, energy and expertise without remuneration. It also relies on the generous backing of various corporate sponsors pledging monetary or pro bono support.

Santa Shoebox Project

Santa Shoebox Project

Many companies, involve their staff members, and pledge Santa Shoeboxes as part of their Corporate Social Investment programmes. Cape Point Route has worked with the fabulous team at PG Tops each year to assist their annual shoebox collection.

We love the initiative so much that this year, Cape Point Route will donate one shoebox on behalf of every company who books a YEAR END FUNCTION with us to make Christmas unforgettable for even more children!  Share the joy of giving with us.

Watch the video of the Santa Shoebox Packing Party at PG Tops HQ:

Cape Point Route LOVES the Santa Shoebox Project (& Penguins)

Santa Shoebox Project

Santa Shoebox Project

Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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Ooh La La! Which bed would you choose?

21 June 2016, is the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.  It also means it’s the shortest day and the longest night of the year! Ooh la la!  Best Beds

In the spirit of an extra-long night, we put together our collection of the best beds on the Cape Point Route.  Which bed would you choose? Help us pick a #1!


Blue Vistas Self Catering Apartment: Simon’s Town
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Grosvenor Honeymoon Studio: Simon’s Town Best Beds- 02 Grosvenor

Kalk Bay Studio: Kalk Bay Best Beds- 03 Kalk Bay Studio

Mariner Guesthouse: Simon’s TownBest Beds- 04 Mariner

Stone Cottage at Noordhoek Cottages on the Hill: NoordhoekBest Beds- 05 Stone Cottage, Noordhoek

Ocean’s Edge: Fish HoekBest Beds- 06 Oceans Edge

Misty Cliffs Luxury Villa:  Misty Cliffs   Best Beds- 07 Misty cliffs Luxury Villa

Seabreeze: Glencairn Best Beds- 08 Seabreeze

Protea Room at Villa St James: St James Best Beds- 09 VSJ

Colona Castle: Lakeside Best Beds- 10 Colona Castle

 

 

Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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2016 Year End Function Ideas

 

Year End Functions are a way of “paying it forward” to employees. Not only are Year end functions a way to “give back” to your team, but they can also be a great way to get the team fired up and excited about the upcoming season or year.  Year end functions don’t happen on their own though, they require planning and preparation – especially in Cape Town, where popular venues are booked out far in advance!

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Cape Point Route can solve your Year End Function headaches – we have sourced venues and activities and put together some fun year end function packages.   Take a look at some of these Cape Town ideas, and if these don’t work for your company, remember that we can create & organise fun, innovative all-inclusive, year end functions in and around Cape Town.   Call us: +27 21 789 0093


African Fiesta 1a Year End Functions - African Fiesta II

This unique African Experience, in the heart of Cape Town, offers a set 14 course “Taste Safari” that will transport you from Table Mountain to Timbuktu. This culinary experience is accompanied by unique interactive traditional entertainment.
Min 100 | Max 400 | From R575

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Club House Party 1b YearEnd- Club House Party

Let your hair down and party the night away at this exclusive nightclub in Cape Town fully inclusive of private venue, plush lounge pockets, chandeliers, canapés, and DJ to provide rock beating tunes to suite your theme and taste.
Min 50 | Max 200 | From R695
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Casino Club Life 1c YearEnd- Casino Club Life

Enjoy the thrill of breaking the bank, become a paper billionaire or lose a fortune. Either way we will make sure you are having the time of your life at this Cape Town Club, perfectly suited for a private Casino event including canape dinner.
Min 20 | Max 200 | From R665
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The Masked Massacre 1d YearEnd- MaskedMassacre

“Join the who’s who of the New York high society and try to unmask a devious killer responsible for the double murder of oil tycoon at their charity Masquerade ball” in the Winelands including a 3 course dinner.
Min 15 | Max 60 | From R595
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Master Cook-off1e YearEnd- Mastercook

Food is an excellent medium for bringing people together. By cooking, teams can discover the ingredients for a successful and effective team performance.  Put on your aprons and be prepared for a culinary journey.
Min 12 | Max 80 | From R665
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Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

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Family Fun, Winter School Holidays

AA SchoolHols-headerThe greater Cape Town area is full of great adventures for families, even in winter.  The winter school holidays do not need to spent indoors or at the mall!  Cape Point Route recommends these best selling winter adventures to experience as a family.


Family Fun on a Board:
Surfing & Sandboarding Combo Day

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This is Super Fun with a Capital S and a Capital F!  From Muizenberg Beach to the Atlantis Dunes – you’ll have fun on a surfboard and a sandboard and laugh a lot – sand, sea, surf!
#BoardRoom #surfing #sandboarding #FamilyFun #WinterHolidays

Photo Credit: Cornel Viljoen (Surf Life)
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Family Fun on a bike
Bikes’nWine Family Ride & Vineyard Meander (9km)

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The family Vineyards Meander is a perfect winter excursion for the family – a mere 9km, fun for the kids, fun for the parents,  get to ride and the parents get to taste wine too!
#BikesnWine #FamilyFun #WinterHolidays

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Family Fun on Safari
Overnight Family Safari 

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Elephants, rhino, lions and more will thrill and excite the kids and you can’t beat the winter special family safari package for value and experience of 2 game Drives.
#FamilySafari #FamilyFun #WinterHolidays

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Family Fun in a Tent
Camping in Eco-Friendly Tents on Table Mountain

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Fall asleep under a myriad of stars, and wake to the sounds of nature, right on Table Mountain! Explore the National Park from your eco-friendly camp.
#Camping #FamilyFun #WinterHolidays

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Cape Point Route loves Winter School Holidays (& Penguins)

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Still stuck for super cool ideas or experiences or adventures for the kids this winter school holiday in the Cape?  Call us on 021 789 0093 and we would be happy to help you with school holiday ideas and activities!  #FamilyFun #WinterHolidays #CapeTownWinter #CapeTownSchoolHolidays

Cape Point Route are specialists in the south peninsula of Cape Town – we live, work and play here and are passionate about the area, it’s conservation and it’s surrounds.

Call Cape Point Route on 021 789 0093 or visit www.capepointroute.co.za
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