It’s #BestFriendsDay (8 June 2016) and we’re giving away an awesome prize to two lucky besties. Share a pic of you and your best friend(s) on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and you could win a selfie stick, a sweet treat, free entrance to Cape Point, a ride on the Flying Dutchman Funicular and free lunch at the Two Oceans Restaurant for you and your friend, plus a cool picture frame to place your winning pic in. Don’t forget the hashtag #CapePointBestie and tag us (@CapePointSA). Get snapping and send us your entries by Friday 10 June 2016. Here’s some inspiration to get you started:
Keep the winter chills at bay with Cape Point’s mid-year specials (1 June to 31 July 2016) where two kids (aged 6 -16) ride free on the Flying Dutchman Funicular when an adult return ticket is bought for R58. Head up to the lighthouse and enjoy 360-degree land and sea views – if you’re lucky, you may even spot a whale or two. Pop into the Lighthouse 5 store (at the top funicular station) or the Logo Store (at the parking lot) and you’ll receive a free Cape Point placemat and coaster set with every purchase over R400.
The launch of Google South Africa’s Mzanzi Experience – Discover South Africa at Cape Point sees Google Maps Street View venturing into the Table Mountain National Park for the first time, giving its billion plus active montly users the opportunity to walk across Dias Beach and hike up through Fynbos lined paths to the lighthouse to drink in the spectacular view.
The Cape Town Cycle Tour is taking place on Sunday 6 March, 2016, which means there will be some road closures that affect access to Cape Point. The good news is we’ll still be open, but there are a few things to keep in mind if you plan to visit us.
Please take note of the scheduled maintenance on the Flying Dutchman Funicular at Cape Point from 8th to the 16th of February.
The City will simulate an emergency exercise in Simon’s Town to test the response of various agencies to a rail disaster.
Cape Point experienced a 7.2% increase in visitor numbers to 112 103 in December 2015, with 102 153 individuals specifically entering the park during the 21 peak season days from December 16 to January 5.
Cape Point recently treated 70 boys and girls from disadvantaged communities in the South Peninsula to a festive Christmas party on the beach at Bortjiesrif in Cape Point on Thursday 10 December 2015. This is what we got up to!
Mr Monopoly was spotted at Cape Point last week. While visiting Cape Town he decided to make it his home with the launch of the Cape Town Monopoly board and Cape Point has proudly landed the most prestigious property on the board game. One of the Indigo title deeds belongs to Cape Point.
CAPE TOWN, November 2015 – Thebe Tourism Group (TTG) today announced that it is now the sole owner of the Cape Point Concession having bought the remaining 49.9% share from Murray & Roberts, TTG previously held a 50.1% stake.