Locals to pay less from November 2018

DIFFERENTIAL FEES FOR TABLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK TAKE EFFECT FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2018

This, according to South African National Parks General Manager Strategic Tourism Services Joep Stevens who states that this is an effort to align TMNP fees with the rest of SANParks where differential fees were implemented as early as 2003.

Table Mountain implements measures to save water

What visitors should know

The management of Table Mountain National Park would like to inform its day visitors to the park that water saving measures have been implemented especially in picnic areas such as Bordtjiesdrift and Buffelsbay in Cape Point, Boulders as well as in some of the other picnic sites which include Tokai, Silvermine and Oudekraal.

Where to braai at Cape Point

When the weather’s good, we like to braai! What better way to do this than outdoors with a beautiful view, the smell of the ocean and the sound of the sea. 

Accessibility at Cape Point

We often get asked how accessible Cape Point is for people with limited mobility or any other disabilities.  Here’s all the information you need.

Cape of Primates – Cape Point’s chacma baboons

Cape of Primates – Don’t feed the chacma baboons!

The Farmer Who Dressed Up as His Wife

Of all the stories about baboons of the Western Cape, perhaps the most interesting is the one about the farmer who tried to trick a meddlesome troop by putting on his wife’s dress and a wig.

Listen to the stories of Cape Point – Cape of Chacmas

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We’ve put together a series of 12 podcasts to bring the myths, legends and true stories of Cape Point to you, wherever you are. Listen to the tenth episode below:

Braai Day recipes

A huge thanks to everyone that entered our Heritage month recipe competition. We’ve had some great submissions, and here are some of our favourites. Well done to these entrants who have won themselves free entry to Cape Point and funicular tickets.

Heritage month recipe competition

National Heritage Day is coming up AND it’s Tourism Month. What better way to celebrate South Africa’s cultures than with an array of delicious dishes and a prize that will take you to one of SA’s top tourist attractions.

Listen to the stories of Cape Point: Cape of Horns

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We’ve put together a series of 12 podcasts to bring the myths, legends and true stories of Cape Point to you, wherever you are. Listen to the Cape of Horns episode below:

Cape of Horns: Bontebok of Cape Point

Cape of Horns

Bontebok of the Cape Point

Near extinction of bontebok in South Africa
Bontebok were once so numerous in the Cape that the first colonists considered them to be pests. The wanton slaughter of the animals eventually decimated the population. By the mid-1920s, there were less than 20 bontebok in the Cape.