The Cape of climbs

The Funicular Trams

A tough trip to the top

In 1877, the lighthouse keeper at the Cape Point lighthouse began to keep a visitor’s book. The objective was partly for his own records and amusement, and partly to reward those who had made the arduous trip.

20 Days, 20 Deals at Cape Point

The funicular turns 20 in less than a month and to celebrate, we’re doing giveaways, discounts, freebies, and loads of deals. Between 26 November and 16 December early birds at Cape Point will be rewarded.

Heritage Day funicular promotion

In the spirit of Heritage Day, we’re in the mood to give you some freebies.

Kids Ride And Eat For Free This Winter At Cape Point

Cape Point is running a Winter special this school holiday (27 June to 19 July 2015) offering children a free ride on the Flying Dutchman Funicular when accompanied by a paying adult, and a free kids meal for every adult main course ordered in the Two Oceans Restaurant.

Enjoy Cape Point for Less

With a bit of planning, you and your family can enjoy the magic of Cape Point for less than you think!

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.

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?

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.

Cape Point’s Responsible Approach

Ever wondered how Cape Point is joining other top Cape Town destinations to ensure that we’re both sustainable and responsible?

Cape Point celebrates Christmas with HOKISA children

Earlier this week the Cape Point Partnership held it’s annual Christmas party with the Home for Kids in South Africa, or HOKISA as its commonly known, and as in previous years, it was loads of fun and a great day out for everyone.