Monthly Archives: June 2013

Beakie's Adventure Continues

Earlier this year, SANCCOB (the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) released the story of Beakie, an African penguin that was hit by a speeding vehicle at Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town on African Penguin Awareness Day, 13 … Continue reading

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2013 Winter Restaurant Specials – Cape Point Route

21 June is the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere & although the days will start to lengthen on the way to summer, there are still some long nights ahead.  Winter in Cape Town also means that the restaurants have … Continue reading

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Indigenous Spring Garden Competition

Good Hope Gardens Nursery’s INDIGENOUS SPRING GARDEN COMPETITION! Promoting biodiversity through indigenous planting in our South Peninsula gardens Fantastic prizes to be won! Good Hope Gardens Nursery is launching an exciting gardening competition running from the 1st of June 2013 until the … Continue reading

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HMS Argyll visits Simon's Town

On the 10th May 2013 the HMS Argyll arrived in Simon’s Town on a gorgeous autumn morning. After a 21 gun salute, the tugs De Mist and de Neys pulled her into Simon’s Town harbour. The HMS Argyll is the … Continue reading

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Self Catering Homes Available in Dec/Jan Holidays

Cape Town in summer is the place to be! If you’re looking for holiday accommodation by the beach, or a mountainside cottage with views of the bay then book your self-catering getaway NOW! Accommodation is already in short supply for the … Continue reading

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The Origin of Orange

Orange is the colour of adventure and social communication.  At the 2013 annual Indaba Trade Show, Barbara and Sally stood out from the crowds by wearing bright Orange Wigs and carried a picture frame (in orange!) to snap photos of … Continue reading

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Cape Point Route "Frames" Indaba 2013

Every year Cape Point Route travels to Durban in early May to attend the Tourism Indaba – a platform for the Southern African tourism industry.  The trade show attracted some 13 000 visitors and exhibitors over 4 days and was … Continue reading

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