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.

Cape Point’s scenic beauty wins top tourism award

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.

Best short walks and hikes around Cape Point

Cape Point is a hiker’s paradise, and there are a number of beautiful and manageable short walks throughout the reserve.

Cape Point’s shipwreck trails

Cape Point has an intriguing, albeit somewhat sombre, maritime history, and the shipwreck trails at Cape Point take you to the heart of the action.

7 of the world’s best funicular rides

It’s no surprise that we at Cape Point are big fans of funiculars, with our own Flying Dutchman Funicular lifting thousands of people up to the famous views overlooking Cape Point and leading the way to the old Cape Point Lighthouse high above the sea.