The People Behind Cape Point – Andrew Dowling

In order for everything to run smoothly at Cape Point, we have a large diverse team of staff who specialise in a variety of different tasks. And when it comes to the technical side of things, we have some of the best people in the business.

Love is in the air at South Africa’s most scenic destination

Looking for a novel way to indulge a special person in your life this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Cape Point, which offers a romantic breakaway just a short drive away from Cape Town.

Top 10 Cape Point Instagram Photographs of 2014

We had a great time sharing the best of Cape Point via the official Cape Point Instagram page last year. Here are the top 10 most liked photographs from throughout 2014. Take a look and get involved by sharing your own favourite pictures of Cape Point by tagging @CapePointSA.

The People Behind Cape Point – Akhona Mgabile

Cape Point operates on a number of different levels, and with thousands of tourists passing through the gates each year it rests on the hard-working and dedicated staff to ensure that each and every guest has a truly memorable experience. Experienced staff members from all walks of life cover everything from cleanliness and ticket sales, through to health, safety and funicular maintenance – and most of the work happens quietly behind the scenes.

Win With Cape Point This Summer!

Visitors to Cape Point, named the most scenically beautiful place in South Africa by premier travel and tourism Lilizela awards, are encouraged to share selfies of their greatest moments on Instragram, Twitter and Facbook this summer in order to win incredible weekly prizes during the ‘CapePointScenicBeauty’ campaign.

Cape Point Celebrates Christmas With HOKISA and Red Hill Preschool

One of the highlights on the Cape Point calendar is our annual Homes for Kids in South Africa (HOKISA) Christmas Party. This year we also celebrated with the wonderful children from Red Hill Preschool in the Masiphumelele and Red Hill informal settlements near Cape Point, and the time spent together was as special and festive as ever.

How Funiculars Work

Humans have used funiculars for more than 500 years. And if you’ve been to Cape Point, you’ll know that our Flying Dutchman Funicular is a hugely popular attraction. But have you ever stopped to wonder how these engineering marvels actually work?

Cape Point Website Goes German!

German speaking visitors to Cape Point can now access the website in their mother tongue, after the website has undergone a German translation. This follows hot on the heels of the Cape Town attraction winning the national Lilizela Scenic Beauty Tourism Award for best management in South Africa of a scenically beautiful location.

Long hiking trails and overnight walks at Cape Point

Cape Point is a paradise for day visitors. Beautiful views and an array of short hikes are on offer throughout the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, and if you’re pressed for time these offer incredible returns. There are two longer hiking routes, however, that take you into the heart of Cape Point and the greater Table Mountain National Park region.

No Better Scenic Beauty Than Found At Cape Point

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.