Monthly Archives: August 2011

Festival Fever

Without a doubt Spring brings a sense of hope and excitement and it is perhaps for this reason that festival fever hits the Cape Point Route.  A festival is an event, usually hosted and organised by a local community, and is … Continue reading

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Chapman’s Peak Drive – Frequent User Card

Chapman’s Peak Drive is one of the most spectacular scenic drives in the world and operates as a toll road. The great news if you as an individual user, travel along the 9 kilometre road with 114 curves MORE than … Continue reading

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My Green Card

Capetonians – this one is for you and it’s a no-brainer! One card, R80, 12 entries to Table Mountain National Park. My Green Card has been launched by Table Mountain National Park and for just R80 Cape Town residents get … Continue reading

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Heritage Day Potjie Challenge

Noordhoek Farm Village is celebrating Heritage Day (which has unofficiallly become National Braai Day or (Braai-4-Heritage Day) with a Potjie challenge at the Village on Saturday 24 September 2011. Heritage Day, 24 September, is a Public Holiday on which South Africans across … Continue reading

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Whale Behaviours for Whale Watchers

It’s official! Cape Point Route are whale snobs… but we do believe we have every right to claim this! We work in a privileged position in the south peninsula in one of the best whale watching site in the world. … Continue reading

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Which Whale is Which?

Whales are large, magnificent, intelligent aquatic mammals. Whales have sleek, streamlined bodies that move easily through water and are the only mammals (other than manatees) that live their entire lives in the water and the only mammals that have adapted … Continue reading

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Which African Experience is for You?

Africa is an amazing continent, full of diversity and amazing experiences. Travelling with a tour guide is a good way to see all the iconic sites, go on exciting day trips and learn facts about the area you are visiting. … Continue reading

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Top 10 land based whale watching spots

Cape Point Route spotted 2 Southern Right Whales in front of a Naval submarine this morning (19 August 2011) in False Bay.  The Southern Right Whales are starting to appear more regularly and in greater numbers. What an amazing place … Continue reading

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Save the Date:International Kite Festival

Save the Date – the kites are coming to town! Africa’s biggest kite festival is back in Muizenberg on the 22 and 23 October 2011. It is visual spectacle with giant fantastic creations filling the skies above the Cape Point … Continue reading

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Women’s Day and Women’s Month!

Women’s Day is a public holiday in South Africa and in 2011 will be celebrated on the 9th August.  Before continuing we’d like to point out that this day is not about gender bias and that men are not excluded! … Continue reading

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