Category Archives: Attraction

Whale of Weekend @ Villa St James I Cape Town

Whale Photo Credit: Dave Hurwitz It is whale season and what better way to watch these magnificent ocean giants than on a weekend away at Villa St James . Picture yourself sipping a glass of wine as a whale breaches in … Continue reading

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Looking back on Heritage Day…Then & Now

In the spirit of Heritage Day, we at Cape Point Route have been reminiscing about the times been and gone.  So often, it isn’t until we look back on actual photographic evidence that we remember that life wasn’t always the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Spectator’s Guide to the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016

Where to watch the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016  Cape Town comes to a standstill when the largest timed cycle race in the world hits the Mother City on 6 March 2016. 35 000 cyclists will be cycling the much … Continue reading

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Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016: Road Closures

The largest timed cycling event in the world takes place in Cape Town on Sunday 6 March 2016.  It’s not ALL ABOUT THE BIKE on Race Day. 35 000 cyclists will line up to ride the 109km through some of … Continue reading

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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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