Cape Point has a free audio tour that provides an all-encompassing sensory experience, while you’re exploring the beauty of this iconic site.
It’s #BestFriendsDay (8 June 2016) and we’re giving away an awesome prize to two lucky besties. Share a pic of you and your best friend(s) on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and you could win a selfie stick, a sweet treat, free entrance to Cape Point, a ride on the Flying Dutchman Funicular and free lunch at the Two Oceans Restaurant for you and your friend, plus a cool picture frame to place your winning pic in. Don’t forget the hashtag #CapePointBestie and tag us (@CapePointSA). Get snapping and send us your entries by Friday 10 June 2016. Here’s some inspiration to get you started:
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.
Did you know Cape Point is home to some of the most beautiful and unspoilt beaches in the Cape?
The launch of Google South Africa’s Mzanzi Experience – Discover South Africa at Cape Point sees Google Maps Street View venturing into the Table Mountain National Park for the first time, giving its billion plus active montly users the opportunity to walk across Dias Beach and hike up through Fynbos lined paths to the lighthouse to drink in the spectacular view.
It’s hard not to be in total awe of the scenic beauty at Cape Point. While few pictures will ever do the sheer cliffs, blue oceans, and unbeatable panoramic views justice, a few of our Instagram photographs were particularly popular this summer.
The Cape Town Cycle Tour is taking place on Sunday 6 March, 2016, which means there will be some road closures that affect access to Cape Point. The good news is we’ll still be open, but there are a few things to keep in mind if you plan to visit us.