It’s tourism month and we’re celebrating at Cape Point in the best way!
Call us biased but we can’t get enough of Ms Paula Bee’s engagement which took place just over a month ago!
The 14th Jive Cape Town Funny Festival is currently underway at the Baxter Theatre. You can expect plenty of laughs from both international and local acts. Our favourites include the talented Tats Nkonzo (Johannesburg), the hilarious Mooky Cornish (Canada) & the legendary Marc Lottering (cape Ton)! Not forgetting the MC for the show Alan Committee, he’ll keep you entertained & laughing the entire night for sure! Fair warning though, do NOT arrive late for the show.
An information update from South African National Parks regarding the current roadworks.
Table Mountain National Park has appointed a replacement roads contractor to complete the section of road works before the Rooikrans traffic circle on the Cape Point main road and work will soon recommence. The same contractor will also work on the Cape Point main road between Rooikrans and the Olifantsbos link road intersection
The park expects the site establishment to start on the 1st of June 2018 with construction starting shortly thereafter and to last for approximately 20 months.
Visitors & tour guides can expect a stop and go in place as well as short delays as traffic moves through the section of road works. Please also adhere to all traffic signage especially speed advisement’s.
Please allow some additional time for waiting in the queue especially at peak times of the day.
Please accept our apologies in advance for the discomfort the delays will have on a journey to and from Cape Point.
Thank you for your continued support!
Our annual winter special returns yet again to heat things up! Head to Cape Point between the 1st of June 2018 and the 31st of July 2018 where two kids (aged 6 -16) ride for free on the Flying Dutchman Funicular, when an adult return ticket is bought for R70.
The funicular, is the only one of its type in Africa, and takes its name from the local legend of the Flying Dutchman ghost ship. Hop in for a ride which will take you all the way to the top station, whilst enjoying the amazing Cape Point views.
Once you’ve built up an appetite, head on down to the Two Oceans Restaurant. Expect absolutely divine meals where kids eat free with any main meal ordered. Simply advise your waiter you’d like to claim the kids winter special and you’ll receive a free kiddies meal with each main meal ordered (sit-down only) – it’s that simple!
T&Cs for the Cape Point Winter special:
Specials are only as indicated herewith, and does not include entry into the gate.
Funicular: Children up to the age of 16 will ride free but must be accompanied by a paying adult when riding the funicular. A maximum of 2 kids ride free per adult return ticket bought. The free ticket must be used on the day it was purchased. Tickets may not be purchased in conjunction with any other special or with any discount cards (like Wild Cards, Green Cards, etc.). Restaurant: One free kids meal per main adult meal ordered. All free kid’s meals to be eaten in the restaurant. Kids must be present on site. The waiter must be told you’re claiming the kid’s winter special. Kids order from a special kids menu.
These specials are for children up to the age of 16.
The Rain Dance Challenge has been issued! Will you answer?
Saving water isn’t just essential, it can also be fun! Join us in our journey to sustainability and take up the Rain Dance Challenge. Learn the moves and learn how you can help save water at our national parks and reserves.
DIFFERENTIAL FEES FOR TABLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK TAKE EFFECT FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2018
This, according to South African National Parks General Manager Strategic Tourism Services Joep Stevens who states that this is an effort to align TMNP fees with the rest of SANParks where differential fees were implemented as early as 2003.
What visitors should know
The management of Table Mountain National Park would like to inform its day visitors to the park that water saving measures have been implemented especially in picnic areas such as Bordtjiesdrift and Buffelsbay in Cape Point, Boulders as well as in some of the other picnic sites which include Tokai, Silvermine and Oudekraal.
Thebe Tourism Group is a 100%-owned subsidiary of Thebe Investment Corporation. Formed in 2001, the group is the oldest black-empowered South African tourism group and has a significant portfolio in tourism and related industries ranging from tourism attractions (like Cape Point), inbound and outbound tourism, group travel and car rental.
*Due to unforeseen circumstances, the re-opening of the funicular has been postponed to Thursday 24 August. We apologise for the inconvenience.
It’s time for the Flying Dutchman Funicular’s makeover, and unfortunately, for this hardworker to look shiny and new again, we have to keep it off the tracks for a while.
The funicular will be out of operation from the 7 to 20 August 2017.