Braai Spots at Cape Point

On the 24th September as South Africans, we celebrate National Heritage Day in one of the best ways we know how to celebrate our culture and diversity: having a braai – which is why national braai day falls on the same day. To make the most of this important day on the South African Calendar, we decided to give you a head start and share some insider braai spots at Cape Point.

Specials galore at Cape Point during SANParks Week

Free entry at the gate, wild flowers in bloom and funicular specials are just some of the reasons Cape Point visitors will want to celebrate during the 10th annual SANParks Week, which runs from Monday 14 to Saturday 19 September.

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.