In the spirit of Heritage Day, we’re in the mood to give you some freebies.
Don’t have transport to Cape Point for SANParks week? Join Metrorail on a journey to the most south-westerly point of Africa and be a tourist in your own city while you are surrounded by the richness of the Table Mountain National Park’s Cape Point.
Cape Point has a free audio tour that provides an all-encompassing sensory experience, while you’re exploring the beauty of this iconic site.
On one of their regular visits to Cape Point, our marketing team decided to participate in the latest craze, Pokemon Go. Here’s how marketing manager, Judiet Barnes, says it went down:
Cape Point is one of the country’s most popular tourist sites, but many people who visit here are unaware of the secrets and fascinating facts that have helped to make this unique rocky promontory what it is today.
Here are 12 surprising facts you may not have known about Cape Point:
The theme for World Environment Day (5 June 2016) is ‘Go Wild for Life’, taking a zero tolerance approach to the illegal wildlife trade. Wildlife trade is the sale or exchange of wild animals (dead or alive) or plants to be used for food, curios, medicinal ingredients, skins or even as trophies. Legal wildlife trade is regulated, however, illegal trade has grown tremendously and is now one of the major illegal money-making trades.
Keep the winter chills at bay with Cape Point’s mid-year specials (1 June to 31 July 2016) where two kids (aged 6 -16) ride free on the Flying Dutchman Funicular when an adult return ticket is bought for R58. Head up to the lighthouse and enjoy 360-degree land and sea views – if you’re lucky, you may even spot a whale or two. Pop into the Lighthouse 5 store (at the top funicular station) or the Logo Store (at the parking lot) and you’ll receive a free Cape Point placemat and coaster set with every purchase over R400.
Mr Monopoly was spotted at Cape Point last week. While visiting Cape Town he decided to make it his home with the launch of the Cape Town Monopoly board and Cape Point has proudly landed the most prestigious property on the board game. One of the Indigo title deeds belongs to Cape Point.
CAPE TOWN, November 2015 – Thebe Tourism Group (TTG) today announced that it is now the sole owner of the Cape Point Concession having bought the remaining 49.9% share from Murray & Roberts, TTG previously held a 50.1% stake.