Tag Archives: Cape of Good Hope

Cape Point Route Heritage & Museums

Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 24 September. On this day, South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all … Continue reading

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ST George & Dragon Festival: Simons Town: 17 & 18 April

Great news!!   Following the success of last year, the St George and the Dragon Festival will be held on 17 and 18 April 2015 in the village of Simon’s Town.   The festival kicks off with a Medieval Feast in … Continue reading

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Specials at Cape Point During SANParks Week

South Africans can enjoy free access to Cape Point during SANParks Week which runs from Monday 8 to Saturday 13 September 2014. Children are the big winners at Cape Point, based in the Cape of Good Hope section of Table … Continue reading

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Venus, Dias and Duiker – Cape Point

Wonderful article and stunning images sent to us by Mandy Croucamp. Mandy spent a weekend in Cape Point Nature Reserve with friends… and if this isn’t enough to entice you to visit Cape Point, I doubt anything will! Cape Point … Continue reading

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Smitswinkel Bay, Cape Peninsula

What’s in a name?  A cyclist popped into our office and asked us how Smitswinkel Bay got its’ name? The translation of Smitswinkel  means Smith’s shop (as in blacksmith) and it seems as though the beautiful little bay was named … Continue reading

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Free entry to SANParks – Sept 2012

SANParks Week 2012 – Free access to the national parks! South African National Parks host a week of free access to their national parks every year. The official week runs from 10th– 14th September and allows free access to all … Continue reading

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Train special to Cape Point

Fantastic Special during SANParks week! 10 – 15 September. Now is your chance to get to Cape Point and experience the gorgeous southern line train journey – arguably one of the most spectacular scenic train journeys on the globe! Take … Continue reading

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Re-opening of the Two Oceans Restaurant

On a wild and wet Cape of Storms day, we headed to the south-western tip of Africa for the re-opening of the Two Oceans Restaurant at Cape Point. On route we were treated to baboons on the roadside and as … Continue reading

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Renovations at Two Oceans Restaurant – temporary closure

Please be advised that Two Oceans Restaurant at Cape Point will be undergoing renovations to stay on top of international trends and deliver an even better experience to visitors of our unique setting. During this stage the restaurant will be … Continue reading

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Round the Cape 514 years ago!

Vasco da Gama rounded the Cape 514 years ago on 22 November 1497 and changed history in South Africa for ever! Vasco da Gama (1460-1524) was a Portuguese explorer who discovered an ocean route from Portugal to the East. Da … Continue reading

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