Tag Archives: Noordhoek

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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I'm a Happy Chappy!

My Daily commute has changed and I am a Happy Chappy. The “Daily commute” for many people is a tedious chore.  I am no researcher and no psychologist and I have not done a PhD in commuter well-being but I … Continue reading

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New Tours and Accommodation on the Cape Point Route

“Change is as good as a holiday” so they say.  That’s not to say change is the same as lying on a beach, it’s more about something different from the norm.   It’s about being inspired and getting rid of old … Continue reading

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Cape Point Route Changes & Transformation

April 2014 has brought many changes for Cape Point Route and our team.  We moved offices and have a new staff member. We are feeling extremely corporate with freshly painted office, fancy new desks and a new switchboard!  A big … Continue reading

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350 Township Children to be Fed Daily for a Year

350 TOWNSHIP CHILDREN TO BE FED DAILY FOR A YEAR WITH FUNDS RAISED FOR THE OCEAN VIEW VALLEY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS The Valley Development Projects in Ocean View will be able to feed another 350 children from distinctly vulnerable social backgrounds in … Continue reading

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We are Moving….offices!

We are really excited to announce that the Cape Point Route offices will be moving to a new home in the South Peninsula of Cape Town. We’re moving from East to West. After 8 happy years in Glencairn, we will … Continue reading

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Noordhoek Thursday Market is back !

The long days of summer in the Cape have brought back a much loved and very missed local attraction to the South Peninsula.   The Thursday market at Cape Point Vineyards in Noordhoek is back! Showing off a new venue for … Continue reading

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Cape Point Route – then and Now

Then & Now is a collection of past and present, before and after photos taken on the Cape Point Route. Thanks to those who submitted images and to the Town Museums of the south peninsula who collate, archive and preserve … Continue reading

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This is 'toadally' cool..

Dressing up in gumboots, 3 pairs of pants, 2 long sleeve tracksuit tops, a wooly beanie and my snow jacket.  I joined the amazing plight to save the Western Leopard Toad. Two days into toad duty I was smitten with … Continue reading

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Coastal Shades of Grey

Spring epitomises colour and new life but as spring approaches Cape Town and the Southern Hemisphere we reflect on the beauty of a Cape Winter (which probably still has a few surprises in store for us!), even as we enjoy … Continue reading

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