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!

Watching Whales at Cape Point

Winter may mean shorter days and colder temperatures, but it also heralds the arrival of whales to the False Bay coastline.

Chocolatey Treats at Cape Point this Easter

Cape Point’s resident pirate will roam around the funicular handing out delicious chocolately treats to families this Easter and present children with fun activity books that will teach them about the scenically beautiful attraction’s history, flora and fauna.

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.

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?

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.

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.

15 Amazing Photos from the Cape Point Instameet

Last month we hosted a team of the country’s most talented Instagrammers at Cape Point, and we were blown away by the results. Here’s a small selection of our favourite photos posted; for the rest, check the #capepointinstameet hashtag on Instagram.