Monthly Archives: October 2011

eMzantsi Goes BOS on 3 Dec 2011

‘eMzantsi’ means ‘in the South’ in isiXhosa and the 7th annual eMzantsi Carnival celebrating the culture of the south peninsula takes place on Saturday 3rd December. This year, thanks to funding from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, all eMzantsi … Continue reading

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Wine and Whale Package

This is a wonderful package from Mariner Guest House in Simon’s Town that incorporates the best of the Cape Point Route for the season! It’s whale season in the south peninsula and there is no better way to take a break … Continue reading

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100 year anniversary of the 1st airmail delivery

Monday 17th October 2011: The South African Post Office celebrates the 100th anniversary year of the first airmail delivery in South Africa which involved the towns of Kenilworth and Muizenberg on the 27 December 1911. Pilot, Evelyn “Bok” Driver flew, … Continue reading

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Tourism & Accommodation Partners…please help

Cape Point Route received this annual request for prizes for the golf day that raises funds for Quenton Steele – can anyone assist? Would be appreciated…. Dear Tourism/Accommodation Partner, For the past 13 years, some members of the Fish Hoek … Continue reading

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Survey: Impact of shark attacks at Fish Hoek beach

The Scenic South Community website team in association with the Fish Hoek Surf Lifesaving Club have created a survey to determine the impact on tourism and business in the Southern Peninsula of shark attacks at Fish Hoek beach over the … Continue reading

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The Best Shots in the Best Spots

Cape Town is a beautiful place and capturing your trip culturally and geographically will leave you with memories to last a life time. Learning how to capture the landscape, public spaces, traditions, signage, scenery and people will enhance your photo … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Accommodation

You know summer is coming when you see sunscreen on the shelves, Christmas decorations going up and your company starts planning their year end function. Enjoy a summer holiday to die for on the Cape Point Route that won’t cost … Continue reading

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Simon’s Town gets ready for Penguin Festival

The annual Penguin Festival in Simon’s Town kicks off on Saturday 8 October with the beach release of a group of African penguins back into the wild. African Penguin Awareness Day, Saturday, 8 October @ 10h00. The release of a group … Continue reading

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Shark Bites

Sharks are an emotional issue for many, especially those who love the ocean. Great white sharks, as apex predators of the oceans, fascinate yet terrify people. The shark attack on a swimmer in Fish Hoek last week has stoked the … Continue reading

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Teambuilding and Year End Functions

In the September newsletter we featured a story on getting out of the office with your colleagues for some teambuilding fun. The response was overwhelming, and we have been inundated with requests for teambuilding as yearend functions.  It seems after … Continue reading

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