Anyone who’s been to Cape Point over the years will be able to attest to the fact that this is one of the most pristine regions in the world. And when you consider more than 900,000 thousand visitors pass through the gates at Cape Point Nature Reserve each year, it’s an impressive feat that the region is as undisturbed and immaculate as it is. The passionate Cape Point staff and SAN Parks rangers work around the clock to ensure that it stays this way, but you can also do your bit to help out.
It was a big night for Cape Point at the national Lilizela Tourism Awards in Johannesburg last week Thursday (9 October 2014) with the attraction winning the Scenic Beauty Award for best management in South Africa of a scenically beautiful location which provides tourists with excellent accessibility, value for money and an opportunity to experience the rare and natural beauty of the country.
Cape Point will represent the Western Cape at the Lilizela Tourism Awards on 9 October 2014 after winning the Scenic Beauty award in the provincial leg of the prestigious tourism industry competition, which is run by the National Department of Tourism.
This post originally appeared on the Cape Town Big 6 blog.
This year Cape Point in conjunction with the other Cape Town Big 6 members (Table Mountain Cableway; V&A Waterfront; Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens; Groot Constantia and Robben Island Museum) decided to celebrate Mandela Day with the children from Homes for Kids in South Africa (HOKISA).
Cape Point has launched its winter specials just in time to warm the hearts of Capetonians suffering the year’s first biting cold.
Over 223 000 international and local visitors summited Cape Point on the Flying Dutchman funicular during the 2014 summer season
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Due to road closures in and around the Cape Point, Scarborough, Kommetjie and Ocean View area on Sunday 9 March during the Cape Argus Cycle tour, certain facilities at Cape Point Nature Reserve will be closed for the day.
Wild fires in the Western Cape are a very real issue, particularly during warmer and windier summer months. Throughout cooler autumn months, however, the experienced team from South African National Parks will be undertaking prescribed burns across the greater Table Mountain National park region, including the Cape of Good Hope section.