2010 Things to do in South Africa
|02 November 2009
||Things to do
2,010 things to do in South Africa, ambitious? Not at all, this is South Africa, home to 11 official languages and a diverse collection of cultures. Please feel free to add your personal favorite at the bottom and we will be sure to include it :-)
1: Table Mountain - Cape Town, Western Cape
The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 10 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all passengers get a 360 degree aerial view of the city.
Weatherline: +27 (0)21 424 8181, Tel: +27 (0)21 424 001
2: Chapman’s Peak Drive - Hout Bay, Western Cape
Chapman’s Peak Drive winds it way between Noordhoek and Hout Bay. Situated on the Atlantic Coast, at the south-western tip of South Africa, it is one of the most spectacular marine drives anywhere in the world.
Tel: +27 (0)21 790 9163
3: Castle of Good Hope - Cape Town, Western Cape
Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. Visit the Castle Military Museum, view the William Fehr Collection or see a replica of Castle Forge.
Tel: +27 (0)21 787 1260, Tour Bookings: +27 21 787 1249
4: Green Market Square - Cape Town, Western Cape
In Cape Town city centre there is one of Cape Town’s oldest and most popular markets known as Green Market Square. The cobbled stone square has a wide variety of African curios, clothing, candles and speciality stands. There are restaurants and cafes that surround the square if you wish to rest your feet and take a break from your shopping.
Tel: +27 (0)21 426 1052, Cell: +27 (0)83 692 2864
5: Two Oceans Aquarium - Cape Town, Western Cape
The Aquarium is one of the top tourist attractions in Cape Town and over 3000 living sea animals, including sharks, fishes, turtles and penguins can be seen in this spectacular underwater nature reserve.
Tel: +27 (0)21 418 3823 or send an email.
6: Robben Island - Cape Town, Western Cape
Visit Robben Island where people lived many thousands of years ago, when the sea channel between the Island and the Cape mainland was not covered with water. Since the Dutch settled at the Cape in the mid-1600s, Robben Island has been used primarily as a prison.
Tel: +27 (0)21 413 4220/1, or send an email.
7: Deep Sea Game Fish & Tuna Charter - Cape Town, Western Cape
The Cape waters have a world wide reputation for tuna fishing. Yellowfin tuna of over a 100kgs are landed but the average size of the fish is 50kg - 70kg.
Tel: +27 (0)21 786 5667, Cell: +27 (0)83 777 1048 or send an email.
8: Whale watching up close - Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
Situated in the coastal town of Plettenberg Bay, Ocean Blue offer a rare a powerful experience through the only permitted boat based whale & dolphin encounters. From a deep sea adventure to a relaxing river cruise through the Keurbooms river nature reserve, we strive to offer a unique variation of activities to suit you.
Tel: +27 (0)44 533 5083, Cell: +27 (0)83 701 3583 or send an email.
9: World of Birds - HoutBay, Western Cape
The largest bird park in Africa and one of the few large bird parks in the World. Over 3 000 birds (and small animals) of 400 different species are uniquely presented in more than 100 spacious landscaped walk through aviaries, allowing you the most intimate closeness with nature.
Tel: +27 (0)21 790 2730 or send an email.
10: Grab a Slice of Pizza - Camps Bay, Western Cape
At Col'Cacchio one should arrive hungry and dress comfortably - lunches have a habit of turning into dinners there. They offer 50 outstanding combinations of pizza and for the health conscious and vegetarians, the salad selection offers 20 enticing, colourful combinations, and Pasta lovers will enjoy the more unusual Fresca dish or Lamb Tortellini. - Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Tel +27 (0)21 438 2171
The craft market is must-see showcasing top-quality contemporary and
traditional artworks by South African crafters. Textiles, ceramics,
woodwork and African beadwork are on display including exquisite
wood-turned bowls, beautifully crafted pottery pieces and handmade
Nguni-style tapestries woven by the women of the Keiskamma Embroidery
project located in the Eastern Cape. Situated next to Spier’s Wine
Welcome Centre, the craft market is open seven days a week, weather
permitting, from 10am until 5pm.
Tel: +27 (21) 809 1100 or send an email.
12. Quad Rides - Somerset West, Western Cape
Kamazoo offers Team Building Activities and Guided Quad Bike Tours. We operate from two venues; Somerset West, less than ½ an hour from Cape Town and Grabouw about 1 hour from Cape Town. Experience the safe and responsible use of quad bikes, while still
presenting tours that will get your adrenaline rushing and be an
unforgettable experience.13. Visit a Microbrewery - Franschoek, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)72 537 9310 or send an email
Visit the tasting facility adjacent to the restaurant or just enjoy a glass of wine on the upper terrace while soaking in the scenery on the steep south-west facing slopes of the Franschhoek Mountains.
14. Horse riding on Noordhoek Beach
- Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 876-3384 or send an email.
Take a a 2-hour guided beach ride on Noordhoek Beach, made all the more memorable by plentiful sightings of bird life, whales, dolphins, otters, seals and the Kakapo shipwreck. This lovely scenic ride also promises great views of the coast and surrounding mountains.
15. Indoor Climbing - Observatory, Western Cape
Tel: +28 (0)82 774 1191 or send an email.
CityROCK is Cape Town's center for all things related to the sport of Rock Climbing. Our facility features a large top rope and lead climbing area, Cape Town's premiere Gear Shop, introductory lessons taught numerous times every week, a large bouldering cave as well as an in-house yoga studio.
16. Morning cruise from the V&A Waterfront - Cape Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 447 1326 or send an email.
If you are an early bird or just like the fresh morning air, this
cruise is the ideal start to your day. Watch the mother city come to
life from afar before returning to join the rat race. 17. Lions Head full moon hike - Cape Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 425 6354, Cell: +27 (0)72 889 8171 or send an email.
Pack a flask of coffee, a small Picnic grab some friends and head up Lions Head, part of the Table Mountain range. then unwind and spend a few hours watching the sun sink into the ocean while the full moon stretches up into the night sky.
18. V&A Waterfront helicopter tour - Cape Town, Western Cape
Follow the Atlantic route to experience the majestic Twelve Apostles, the white beaches of Clifton, the sands of Camps Bay, over Constantia Nek, low around the legendary Table Mountain and the City Bowl and back for a glass of complimentary sparkling wine at the V&A Waterfront.
Tel: +27 (0)21 419 5907/8 or send an email.
19. Kayak in False Bay - Cape Town, Western Cape
One of the most unique places in the world - a penguin colony in suburban Cape Town! And the best way to see it is from the water. Leave from Simon's Town Waterfront and paddle past the civilian and Naval Harbour and out to Boulder's Beach.
Tel: +27 (0)82 501 8930 or send an email.
20. City Golf coarse - Cape Town, Western Cape
Enjoy your game in the most centrally situated green belt of Cape Town. Adjacent to the V&A Waterfront (5 minute walk) with magnificent views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill. The Metropolitan course is officially a 9 hole course but a variety of greens and tee's result in a different challenge on the second round.
Tel: +27 (0)21 430 6011 or send an email.
21. Tandem Paragliding Flights - Cape Town, Western Cape
For a truly unforgettable flying experience, try an amazing Tandem flight! Nearly anyone can be flown. Easy starts from the mountains in and around Cape Town and safe landings on the beaches. Ever dreamt of flying? This is for you!
Tel: +27 (0)82 881 4724 or send an email.
22. Learn to Surf - Muizenberg, Western Cape
Muizenberg Beach is possibly one of the safest and best beaches to learn to surf at in South Africa!Gently breaking, sand bottomed waves, ensure that your introduction to this awesome sport will be a fun filled, thrilling & possibly life changing experience.
Tel: +27 (0)83 414 0567 or send an email.
23. Take a hike across Table Mountain - Cape Town, Western Cape
Table Mountain is undoubtedly a walkers paradise. It is rare to find such beauty that can be explored on foot, so close to a major city. The Cape Peninsula offers an abundance of flora and fauna to delight even the most casual observer.
Tel: +27 (0)21 715 6136 or send an email.
24. Watch the 2010 World Cup Soccer Live - South Africa
Hosted from 10 stadiums in nine cities across the country, the opening ceremony will happen on the 11th June 2010 and the final match will be played on the 11th July 2010, namely Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Nelspruit, Rustenburg, Pretoria, Polokwane, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein.
View 2010 Wold Cup Soccer match shedules here.
25. Sunbathing on Clifton Beach - Cape Town, Western Cape
Clifton beaches, which are named from 1st to 4th, are separated by falls of granite boulders and have almost pure white granitic sand. The four beaches of Clifton are well protected from the notorious south-easterly wind. Clifton 4th beach has also been awarded the Blue Flag award in recognition of its environmental, safety and tourist standards.
26. Horseback Safari - Letaba, North West
"Wait A Little Horse Safaris" is one of the few places in the world where you can see the Big 5 wildlife in its natural environment from the back of a horse. Close to the Kruger National Park and with the backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains, it is one of the most beautiful wilderness regions in the world.
Tel: +27 (0)83 273 9788 or send an email.
27. Take a stroll in the Company Gardens - Cape Town, Western Cape
A green jewel in the heart of a vibrant, bustling metropolis that is the remaining half of a fresh produce garden planted in the 1650s by the region's first European settlers. A great place to unwind and explore on a summers day.
Tel: +27 (0)21 400 2521 or +27 (0)21 400 2621.
28. Hop on, Hop off Sightseeing bus - Cape Town, Western Cape
Feel the sun on your face and the wind in your hair and discover the best way to see the sights in Cape Town - with a view from the top! Hop on the spectacular scenic drive and see the sea like never before on the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour or take the Red City Tour for a unique, close-up experience in the heart of our city.
Tel: +27 (0)21 511 6000.
29. Explore the streets - Cape Town, Western Cape
Discover the stories behind the streets, buildings and people. Witness the various projects that are transforming Cape Town’s Central City into a place that retains its historic character as urban regeneration efforts continue to drive the city to new levels of energy. See what is being done to make Cape Town a world city.
Tel: +27 (0)21 419 1881 or send an email.
30. Armchair Star Travel - Cape Town, Western Cape
The iZiko Planetarium, which is housed in the South African Museum building in Cape Town, is a celestial theatre in the round, utilizing the complex Minolta star machine and multiple projectors to transport the audience through the wonders of the universe. The ultimate in armchair travel.
Tel: +27 (0)21 481 3900 or send an email.
31. View a wealth of Art - Cape Town, Western Cape
The Cape Gallery, 60 Church Street is set in the heart of the old city off the Church Street walking mall, flanked by the colourful Georgian and Dutch facades built by the 18th and 19th century settlers. Behind these facades are some of the oldest and prestigious galleries, antique shops, and auction houses in Cape Town.
Tel: +27 (0)21 423 5309 or send an email.
32. Be a Human Slingshot - Cape Town, Western Cape
Ratanga Junction Entertainment park has more than 30 attractions including 23 rides ranging from Kids Rides to Family Rides and Thrill Rides for the more intrepid adventurers. From white-knuckle thrills and spills, to attractions designed to entertain children, families, and those who prefer to take their thrills in more manageable doses.
Tel: +27 (0)21 550 8504 or send an email.
33. Beach front walk - Sea Point, Western Cape
The Sea Point Promenade is the perfect spot if you enjoy taking evening runs and slow walks in the afternoon. 3 kilometers of walkway, meandering along the Atlantic Ocean. With vistas up toward the Lions Head and Signal hill on the one side, and the wide
open sea on the other, it’s great to get some soft serve and take a
stroll, just going slowly, sitting on one of the many benches that
follow the route, or taking a picnic and relaxing on one of the many
grassed areas.34. Fine Italian Dinning - Sea Point, Western Cape
Perla opened in the 1960s in Cape Town's CBD and later (1969) moved to
its current location. Condé Nast Traveller, in 2004, said Le Perla was
one of Sea Point's best restaurants. You need to book if you are
planning on eating here in summer, as it is one of Cape Towns most
popular restaurants with its great pasta and sea food.35. Long day on the beach? Unwind and relax - Newlands, Western Cape
Tel: +27(0)21 439 9538 or send an email.
Privacy and tranquility allow you to shed the cares of the world while your body and mind are pampered, with Angsana Spa's invigorating treatments, from the pleasure of touch to the aroma of exotic oils like rosemary, lavender, jasmine and frangipani wafting through the air.
36. Abseil off Table Mountain - Cape Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 657 4500 or send an email.
Step off the top, at 1000 metres above sea level, and rappel into pure vertical space. This is the world's original highest commercial abseil. You are surrounded by awesome views and the deep blue Atlantic at your feet.
37. Visit the Scratch Patch - Cape Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0) 21 424 4760 or send an email.
Southern Africa is often considered the “gemstone capital of the world” as almost half of the world’s gemstones are found in this part of the world. For this reason, experiencing the amazing beauty and variety of gemstones is an absolute “must” for visitors to Cape Town.
38. Dragon Boat Racing - Cape Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 419 9429.
This spectacular and exciting team sport originated in China over 2400 years ago and was introduced to South Africa in 1992 when two beautiful wooden flag-catching dragon boats were presented to Cape Town by our sister city in Taiwan. Johannesburg now has a fleet of these boats and in February 2006, the Western Cape Dragon Boat Association took custodianship of two more, bringing Cape Town's fleet of flag-catchers to four. Launching the new flag-catchers.
39. Scuba Diving in the Atlantic Ocean - Cape Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 447 2820 or send an email.
Go diving in the Atlantic ocean and experience kelp forests, seals and colourful soft corals. Often dolphins visit the dive sites and if you're lucky, you will encounter the mysterious sunfish.
40. Hop on the Franschoek Wine Bus - Franschoek, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 419 8822 or send an email.
Join us on an off road journey through several hand picked wine estates, visiting a variety of wine producers who will offer you the unique opportunity to taste a wide selection of wines. During summer we will arrange to pick you up, or you can drive to the start farm. Just give us a call for further enquiries.
41. Ride Cape Town in Style - Cape Town Central, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 859 1989 or +27 (0)83 461 4567.
Go back in time! Jump on your carriage and get pulled through Cape Town's historical sites in style, from Cape Town's Central District to the Company's Gardens. The Cape Town Carriage Company offers you transport in style.
42. Feed off live entertainment at Damas Restaurant - Worcester, Western Cape
Tel: +27(0) 82 575 5669 or send an email.
Damas ensures that each visit should be an unforgetable experience, not just a plate of food. Thus, many famous of South African artists periodically provide entertainment to guests in this unique setting.
43. Party at Oblivion - Claremont, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)23 342 1477 or send an email.
With leather couches, open fires and board games, you can relax and chat with a friend over a 250ml glass of wine from our extensive and varied wine list. Alternatively, enjoy dinner or snacks from our menu of home cooked meals or try our shooters and cocktails with a party of friends and dance on the tables till late. The choice is yours!
44. Feed a Wallaby - Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 671 8522, Cell: +27 (0)82 501 5769 or send an email.
Get down to Cango Wildlife Ranch and feed a wallaby. To ensure your special moment is never lost, our Experience Department will capture this moment on camera and present you with a beautiful photo folder afterwards.
45. Take the Kids to Tygerberg Zoo - Oostenberg, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 272 5593 or send an email.
Take the kids to the children's farm yard. We also have a refreshment centre for the convenience of the public.
47. Coffee with Style at Vida e Caffe - Camps Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 884 4494
Choose from an an exquisite selection of the finest coffees at Vida e Caffe when you need to boost those eyelids open. Enjoy the ocean's beauty while sipping on your cuppa coffee.
48. Shopping at Milkwood Village - Wilderness, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 461 0424 or send an email.
Discover hidden treasures in the quaint side walk shops, cafès & restaurants of Milkwood Village. Milkwood Village has quaint restaurants, shops, a small Post Office & laundry and ample parking.
49. Play Putt-Putt in Mouille Point - Mouilee Point, Western Cape
Tel: +27(0)44 877 1168, Cell: +27(0)78 419 2021 or send an email.
Put your hands to a game of Putt-Putt at the mini-golf course situated on the promenade in Mounille Point. While putting away, enjoy the fabulous sea views from the mini-golf course on Beach Road.
50. Lunch at Rickety Bridge - Franschoek, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 552 1242.
Take a seat on a sunny wooden deck that reaches right into the vines. Sip a glassful of crisp estate wine and redefine the concept of a picnic in the Summer. Every gourmet parcel unwraps new delights.
51. Ice Skating at Grand West - Goodwood, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2016 or send an email.
Take a look at what is on offer at the Grandest of rinks from our daily events to special occasions, ice shows, figure skating and ice hockey championships!
52. Visit the White Shark Embassy - Gansbaai, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 535 2260 or send an email.
The White Shark Embassy Education Centre was founded by Kim "Sharklady" Maclean and Terry Mccarthy, both staunch conservationists.
53. Get dolled up at the Stillness Spa - Tokai, Western Cape
Tel: +27( 0)28 384 0150, Cell: +27 (0)83 746 8985 or send an email.
The experience that Stillness Spa offers is focused on personalised treatment regimes. Therapies are carefully chosen to satisfy each individual's needs. Due to our meticulous methods we are able to create an environment that entirely eradicates any residual stress or urban discomfort.
54. Hang a Snake around your Neck - Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 713 8800 or send an email.
Take a walk through our snake park and see a different side to these animals. Learn interesting facts about snakes and where they come from. Walk where most people and perhaps even angels, fear to tread and appreciate the bizarre beauty of these creatures that are so important to our ecosystems.
55. Sail a Hobie Cat - Langebaan, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 272 5593 or send an email.
Adrenaline sailing at its best! Hobie Cat trips and charters include a qualified skipper and we offer flexible sailing programs from one hour up to a few days. You don’t need any previous experience. If you are experienced and just want to take the boat for the day we have options available as well. We have a 14ft, 16ft and 18ft available for chartering.
56. See the Roman Rock Lighthouse - Simon's Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)22 772 1114 or send an email.
Probably one of the most interesting lighthouses in Southern Africa is Roman Rock, which is situated in False Bay at the entrance to the historical naval harbour of Simons Town.
57. Wine Tasting at Mischa Estate - Wellington, Western Cape
Come and taste the fine wines at the 50 hectare farm just outside the picturesque little town of Wellington. Mischa Estate was bought by "Kelpie" Barns shortly after his return from active service in North Africa and Italy.
58. Do a Tour of the Cape Winelands - Cape Winelands, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 864 1020 or send an email.
Join us on a PRIVATE TOUR to show you the unique natural beauty of our coasts, mountains, flora, fauna and wonderful people. We travel to the vineyards of PAARL for our first wine tasting. We continue to FRANSCHOEK with its strong French influence. We have another wine tasting before we view this beautiful valley from the summit of the mountain. Lunch (optional) can be enjoyed from the many award-winning restaurants in the area. The afternoon is spent meandering through the university town of STELLENBOSCH, rich in history and where many of the buildings have been declared national monuments.
59. Recycle a Tea-Bag - Hout Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 461 9652, Cell: +27 (0)78 161 7818 or send an email.
Birthed out of a caring desire to improve the daily quality of life of impoverished South Africans, original tea bag designs offer a range of high quality, hand made products, which are creatively unique. Supported by a Christian ethos and partnerships built in trust, Tea Bag Designs unlock self worth and realises dreams.
60. Cuppa Tea at Hillcrest Berry Orchards - Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 790 0887 or send an email.
Sample our products in the tea-garden and restaurant while enjoying the panoramic view of the mountains across the Banhoek Valley.
61. Let the kiddies ride on The Blue Train - Mouille Point, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 885 1629 or send an email.
This miniture train makes for a fun activity for children from one year old and up. Enjoy the amazing views while passing ships and Robben Island.
62. Horseback Safari at Plett Game Reserve - Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 434 4297, Cell: +27 (0)72 383 8195.
On horseback you can go where vehicles have no access and are free to roam with the game or track them down. Feel the grass and bush brush past you, breathe in the fresh air around you and listen to the sounds of Africa.
63. Visit the Ormonde Private Cellar - Darling, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 535 0000, Cell: +27 (0)84 792 8288 or send an email.
We welcome wine lovers all over the world to come and try the tasty wines, jealously guarded by their makers who always feel part of it. Here at Ormonde we are no different.
64. Shoot Away - Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)22 492 3540.
Whether it be target shooting on the range, hunting safaris or wing shooting, you will encounter a unique shooting experience that you'll never forget. I have designed shooting activities which cater for people with little or no shooting experience but gladly welcome and arrange packages for more experienced shooters and hunters.
65. Kitesurfing in the Garden of Eden - Sedgefield, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 880 0779, Cell: +27 (0)83 709 7092 or send an email.
The lakes, estuaries and pristine beaches of our area offer kiting opportunities as diverse as anywhere in the world and is suitable for beginners through to expert kiters.
66. Play at Planet Kids - Muizenberg, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 343 3118, Cell: +27 (0)72 287 2475 or send an email.
Planet Kids is an eco-friendly, inclusive and unique indoor play and activity centre in Muizenberg. We also host great birthday parties, run craft workshops and serve freshly ground coffee!
67. Ride the Hexpas Express - De Doorns, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 788 3070 or send an email.
Whether you want to bring the family on an unforgettable outing, spend the night as a corporate team, enjoy photography and arts, or enjoy a history filled trip, an opportunity to join an excursion on the Hexpas Express should not be missed.
68. Snorkelling with Seals in Kommetjie - Western Cape
Cell: +27 (0)83 449 1940, Cell: +27 (0)83 292 0348 or send an email.
Swim with the seals and watch them dart around gracefully in the water below you. Interact with these curious animals and have an absolute unique experience.
69. Enjoy a cold pint at Dixies Pub - Glencairn, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (021) 785 6742 or send an email.
With an endless view over the ocean, unpretentious yet delicious food and a jovial atmosphere constantly pouring out of the adjoining small pub, Dixies is a wonderful way to round off another perfect day spent in Glencairn, Simonstown.
70. Shop at the Knysna Friday Market - Knysna, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 786 2105
The Friday Market provides an advertised trading place which is locally, nationally and internationally supported for its ambient family atmosphere. It includes supervised parking, seating and shelter, bonfires and live music, a quality craft selection, a bar and an amazing choice of locally produced food which may be enjoyed on the premises or at home.
71. Feel the bite of the Cobra - Century City, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 382 5316
One of the most challenging rides is "The Cobra", a suspended looping coaster which catapults riders from a height of 32m along 779m of track at up to four times the force of gravity and speeds of close to 100km/h. Adding to the thrill of the ride is the suspension of riders beneath the track, feet flying free. This ride is not for the faint hearted.
72. Bask at Bakoven - Bakoven, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)86 120 0300 or send an email.
Find out all about sunbathing in pure style! This small exclusive seaside suburb is adjacent to Camps Bay en route to Llandudno and Hout Bay.
Bakoven is 30 minutes from the airport, 10 minutes from the Cape Town city centre and Table Mountain, 20 minutes from the V&A Waterfront and close to premier golf courses.
73. Experience chocolate the Franschhoek way - Franschhoek, Western Cape
Come and enjoy our popular show, ‘The Chocolate Experience’, a half hour programmed outlining the story of chocolate, a chocolate tasting and a demonstration of how chocolates are made. Guests receive a two-pack of chocolates.
74. Indulge at Vanilla Café - Greyton, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 4096 or send an email.
Enjoy a slice of subline cake, or sip on a great cuppa of Twinings Tea or Sibon Cappucino. But don't stop at the sweet selection, relax and enjoy a leisurely breakfast from Cardamon & Honey French Toast, or a Cape Town Kugel: Smoked Salmon, Avo, Poached Eggs and Hollandaise Sauce.
75. Walk with Baboons - Cape Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)28 254 9453 or send an email.
Baboon Matters will guide you across the mountains around Cape Town to spend time with the last remaining Chacma Baboons in theCapePeninsula. Our specialized two or three hour walking tours will take you through the mountain fynbos until we encounter the baboons in their home territory. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to sit and watch these fascinating animals as they eat, play and socialize around you.
76. Watch the sunset from Lions Head - Cape Town, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 785 7493, Cell: +27 (0)84 413 9482 or send an email.
Lion's Head is a short but popular hike that offers 360 degree views of the Atlantic seaboard, the City and Table Mountain. It has become a Cape Town tradition to hike to the top on full moon. But, while this is a memorable experience, it should only be done in groups, and led by someone with experience.
77. Go watch the latest movie at Cavendish Square - Claremont, Western Cape
Why not munch on a box of the famous movie popcorn to the latest movie about? Cavendish Square is the best babysitter in town.
78. Skydive in Mossel Bay - Mossel Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)86 130 0444.
Learn to Skydive in the beautiful surroundings of the Cape Garden Route, on the South coast of South Africa, while you enjoy pleasant weather and breathtaking scenery from 10 000ft!
79. Mosey over to Muizenberg Beach - Muizenberg, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)82 824 8599 or send an email.
This laid back seaside town on the shores of False Bay comes alive in season, with holiday-makers crowding its streets as they make their way down to what is perhaps Cape Town’s nicest swimming beach.
80. Walk to the Rust-en-Vrede Waterfall - Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
Tel: + 27 (0)21 788 5542.
This scenic and peaceful trail ends in great reward. Collected at your feet is the sparkling pool that originated from a spring high up in the mountains. Rust-en-Vrede is a safe sanctuary for indigenous plant and animal life; definitely a precious asset of the Klein Karoo and Cango Valley.
81. Coffee & Lunch at The Food Barn - Noordhoek, Western Cape
Dine at this rustic paradise, where their approach to service is to be knowledgeable and caring. The food is civilised without being pretentious; that is to say it has natural taste, smells and textures, and much character... often it looks beautiful too.
82. Wine Tasting at La Petite Vigne - Franschhoek, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 789 1390 or send an email.
Petite Vigne is a boutique wine estate, 3,3 hectares in extent, planted to Cabernet Sauvignon. The size of the farm allows us to focus on excellence in the vineyard and the winery and to work at developing hand-crafted wines with depth and character.
83. Hire a Harley - Camps Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0) 21 876 2365, Cell: +27 (0) 82 459 9902 or send an email.
Discover Cape Town on the back of a Harley and experience the elusive feeling of freedom in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. From scenic coastal roads carved into the mountain, to Harley friendly routes in the dry interior, you’ll have the holiday of a lifetime on the back of one of our choppers, traversing the deeply moving landscapes of the region.
84. Enjoy Fish on the Rocks - Hout Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 438 3972 or send an email.
As the name states, this is the place to eat your fish & chips right on the rocks. Found in the harbor in Hout Bay, Fish on the Rocks promises great fresh fish with a rockin’ view of the bay.
85. Visit the SA Jewish Museum - Cape Town Central, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 790 0001.
Situated in the "Museum Mile" in central Cape Town, the South African Jewish Museum offers visitors a truly unique experience with its bold architectural design, interactive multi-media displays and engaging accounts of South African Jewish history.
86. Fishing at Botlierskop Game Reserve - Little Brak, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 465 1546 or send an email.
Try your hand at fishing with an experienced guide or ask your guide to arrange a fishing rod and tackle. Species you are likely to catch are Carp, Large mouth Bas, Blue Kurper and Fresh water eels.
87. Taste Reserve Wines at Waterford Estate - Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 696 6055.
Waterford has recently introduced a new wine tasting experience featuring a selection of Reserve Wines chosen by Kevin Arnold. Visitors to Waterford may now choose from three experiences. The standard tasting covers the Waterford, Kevin Arnold and Pecan Stream wines.
88. Franschhoek by Saddle - Franschhoek, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 880 0496 or send an email.
Take a scenic ride through vineyards, forests and over mountains, stopping at the Rickety Bridge Winery and Mont Rochelle before returning to the stables. The total riding time is around 2 hours and 30 minutes, with 30-45 minute stops at each wine estate.
ZAR 500/person, wine tasting included.
89. See the Whale Show at the Whale Museum - Hermanus, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2160.
Spending time with the whales is an extraordinary encounter with nature and now The Whale Show will make this experience even more memorable. A unique whale and dolphin audio visual presentation by Noel Ashton will take you below the surface and bring you face-to-face with these magnificent ocean travellers.
90. Visit The Cape Gallery - Cape Town Central, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)28 312 1475.
The Cape Gallery, 60 Church Street is set in the heart of the old city off the Church Street walking mall, flanked by the colourful Georgian and Dutch facades built by the 18th and 19th century settlers. Behind these facades are some of the oldest and prestigious galleries, antique shops, and auction houses in Cape Town.
91. Pick Strawberries at Red Berry Farm - George, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (021) 423 5309 or send an email.
If you are looking for a fun and original day out there is nothing that rivals the RedBerry Farm experience along the scenic Garden Route of South Africa. There are rows upon rows upon rows of strawberries to choose from. You get your container from the shop or as many as you can carry and head off to the fields where the real fun begins.
92. Explore Canal Walk - Century City, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 870 7123, Cell: +27 (0)83 277 7421 or send an email.
With over 400 stores representing top local and global brands Canal Walk offers the most comprehensive and compelling lifestyle shopping experience in South Africa, including the widest selection of speciality stores in the Southern Hemisphere.
93. Lie on Llandudno Beach - Llandudno, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 529 9600 or send an email.
Llandudno offers you a, central yet close, respite from the cosmopolitan Cape Town. Sea views, privacy and security are the main features of Llandudno, along with luxurious accommodation resorts and facilities.
94. Be Cool at Daddy Cools - Cape Town Central, Western Cape
The Grand Daddy’s hotel bar is the ‘blingest’ in the land. It’s not just a cool bar, it’s a Daddy Cool bar! A palette of metallics and a roll-call of hip South African creatives come together in a magpie’s delight. White leather, shimmery surfaces, dangly bling chains and quirky gold treasures in jewel boxes set the scene for much shiny celebration.
95. Party at La Med - Clifton, Western Cape
Tel: +27 21 424 7247 or send an email.
La Med owns summer in Cape Town. With exceptionally beautiful views, both ocean and mountain, La Med is the best ocean-side venue in South Africa. Locals and tourists alike pour into La Med for the ultimate summer experience.
96. Visit the Stellenbosch Art Gallery - Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 438 5600 or send an email.
Visit the gallery in picturesque Stellenbosch where an extensive selection of paintings, sculpture, handmade glass and ceramics by selected Western Cape artists are on offer to the discerning buyer.
97. Muscat Express Tractor Tour - Montagu, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 887 8343 or send an email.
Experience the 2 hour scenic tractor tour through our historical town with a glass of Muscadel in hand. View some of the most significant scenery and historical buildings while our experienced guides tell all the stories.
98. Balloon over the Vineyards - Paarl, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)23 614 2471.
Wineland Ballooning offers hot-air balloon flights over the Berg River Valley, just outside Paarl towards Malmesbury. After the flight we return to Paarl for a luxurious breakfast at Grande Roche Hotel.
99. 'Build A Bear' - Somerset West, Western Cape
Cell: +27 (0)72 538 1574 or send an email.
At Build-A-Bear Workshop™, our mission is to bring the Teddy Bear to life. An American icon, the Teddy Bear brings to mind warm thoughts about our childhood, about friendship, about trust and comfort, and also about love. Build-A-Bear Workshop embodies those thoughts in how we run our business everyday.
100. Picnic amongst the Elephants - Little Brak, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)86 112 3277.
Enjoy a picnic in tranquil settings and relax amongst these extraordinary Elephants. A variety of snacks and sparkling wine is served and after this feast you can feed the Elephants.
101. Ten-Pin Bowling at Grand West - Panorama, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 696 6055 or send an email.
Our brand new ten-pin bowling has come of age and is now open for your entertainment! The twelve lanes are situated in the new exciting Magic Company complex. This state-of-the-art ten-pin bowling alley provides outstanding entertainment for family outings, birthday parties and competitive play!
102. Practise your Swing at The River Club - Observatory, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 535 4582.
Well, at the River Club you don’t have to walk very far. The 9-hole mashie course is well worth the short stroll and our 90-bay driving range will keep you pinned to one spot for as long as you need.
103. Sundowners at The Brass Bell - Kalk Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 448 6117 or send an email.
The Brass Bell Restaurant is ideally located in Kalk Bay, adjacent to the Kalk Bay Harbour. The restaurant boasts panoramic views of the sea, mountains, and the Kalk Bay Harbour.
104. A night out on Broadway - Cape Town Central, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 788 5455 or send an email.
If it's a party you're after this holiday season with loads of energy, heaps of hit songs and tons of festive fun, then On Broadway is the place to be this summer! BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!!
105. Drama Workshops - Plattekloof / Durbanville, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 424 1194 or send an email.
Our DRAMA ACADEMY presents professional drama classes in Durbanville and Paarl! We teach drama as a medium of communication through which children can express themselves.
106. Retail Therapy at Constantia Village - Constantia, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)73 888 3844 or send an email.
Whether visiting the Main or Old Village, you'll appreciate an ambience of easy sophistication and understated elegance that is pure Constantia. And like Constantia itself, The Constantia Village enjoys an unequalled reputation that will not disappoint.
Tel: +27 (0)21 794 5065 or send an email.
107. Hiking on Mosaic Farm in Stanford - Stanford, Western Cape
Discover a true wonder of the world - the Cape Floral Kingdom - with the richest density of plant species on earth! Fynbos (Afrikaans for fine bush) is the unique type of vegetation that nature enthusiasts from around the world come to see.
108. Go on a Crocodile Cage Diving Adventure - Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)28 313 2814, Cell: +27 (0)82 825 3211 or send an email.
Take a walk on the wild side and face your fears at the Cango Wildlife Ranch. At the Cango Wildlife Ranch you will meet these ancient wonders face to face.
109. Soak up the Steenbras Gorge - Gordons Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 272 5593 or send an email.
Take a challenging hike into the Steenbras River Gorge near Gordon’s Bay along designated footpaths. Hikers should take note that they are likely to come across baboons in the reserve, particularly in the gorge itself.
110. Cool Runnings Toboggan Track - Bellville, Western Cape
Ride the 1.25 kilometres of twisting steel half-price at Cool Runnings Belville, and reach up to 40k per hour. You control the speed with a hand brake, so you can go as fast or slow as you like.
111. Try The Many Cheesy tastes at Bon Fromage - Newlands, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 949 4438 or send an email.
When they decided to open a restaurant in Cape Town, Michael researched current food trends in Europe and found that cheese was definetly the 'flavour of the month' in overseas markets. Let your taste buds go wild!
112. Try the wines at Groot Constantia - Constantia, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 685 3631 or send an email.
The legendary wines of the Estate may be tasted and bought every day. The cost includes 5 wines & international souvenir tasting glass, which bears the logo of the Estate. A shop, offering a selection of quality shirts, aprons and caps etc., is also located here.
113. Walk the Palmiet River Trail - Bettys Bay / Kleinmond, Western Cape
Tel: +27 21 794 5128 or send an email.
The Palmiet River tumbles through the Fynbos covered mountains of the Kogelberg Nature Reserve, just outside Kleinmond, about an hour's drive from Cape Town. This pristine natural environment forms the backdrop to our Palmiet River Experience.
114. Recreate the sky at the Iziko Planetarium - Cape Town, Western Cape
Inside the domed auditorium, we can recreate the night sky, so whatever the weather outside, the Planetarium sky is always clear, an extraordinary audio-visual experience for old and young.
115. Walking Tour of Gugulethu - Gugulethu, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 481 3900.
Join Liziwe for a forty minute walk through the shanties of Gugulethu to experience the everday life of Gugulethu. You will get to interact with the local community, visit Mzoli’s place (Shisa Nyama) - a local braai hotspot, catch a local taxi (iphela) around Gugulethu and Nyanga, visit a Sangoma, the traditional healer of the township and see the Gugulethu 7 memorial stones.
116. Try the Calamari at Chapmans Restaurant - Hout Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (21) 633 7406.
The Chapmans Peak Restaurant was established over 25 years ago. It has become the grand old lady of outdoor seafood restaurants in Cape Town, with decades of worldwide reputation for its famous calamari and seafood.
117. Jump on a Sedgefield Classic Car - Sedgefield, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 790 1036.
Whether you're craving to put your hands behind the steering wheel of a 1929 Bugatti, a 1939 Austin or a 1952 Ford, Sedgefield Classic Cars has stockists of Veteran, Vintage, Post-Vintage and Post '45 collectable vehicles, plus a range of Modern Vehicles.
118. Have a snack at Café Delicieux - Welgemoed, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 343 1505, Cell: 082 451 6061.
This gem of a restaurant is situated in the northern suburbs of Cape Town and specializes in home made “comfort food”. Its passionate owner, Serita, delights patrons with delicious dishes, using the freshest ingredients and prepared with particular attention to detail.
119. Visit Rhodes Memorial - Rondebosch, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 913 0153 or send an email.
Today Rhodes Memorial is a national landmark, providing a magnificent view of industrial Cape Town out over the airport and the Cape Flats to the Helderberg and Hottentots Holland Mountains.
120. See a Movie in Style at The Screening Room - Franschhoek, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 689 9151 or send an email.
Enjoy an intimate cinematic experience in soft-soft comfort of leather chairs or back row couches at The Screening Room. Sip a local wine, savour a snack and enjoy your complimentary movie, from old time classics to cinema nouveau movies.
121. Admire Rock Art in the Cederberg - Clanwilliam, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2151 ext 500 or send an email.
The 4km trail winds along the Brandewyn river and visits nine sites of rock art paintings left behind by the San people, who inhabited the area for thousands of years. The Sevilla trail offers some of the finest examples of rock art in the district and a fascinating glimpse into the world of these early inhabitants.
122. A day at the MTN Science Centre - Century City, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)27 482 1824 or send an email.
Discover facts about electricity, atoms, radioactivity and nuclear power in the Pebble Power for the People exhibition. This enlightening and captivating exhibition addresses the issues surrounding nuclear power and showcases the nuclear technology of the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor developed in South Africa.
123. Visit the Drakenstein Lion Park - Between Paarl & Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 529 8100 or send an email.
Drakenstein Lion Park was established in 1998 to provide lions in distress with sanctuary, where they could live in safety, free from abuse and persecution, and be treated with the compassion and respect they deserved.
124. Go Shopping at Langeberg Mall - Mossel Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 863 3290 or send an email.
Langeberg Mall is in close proximity to a number of tourist amenities and adjacent to the beautiful Dias beach with a variety of accommodation facilities.
125. Let your eyes feast on the VEO Gallery - De Waterkant, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 695 2882, Cell: +27 (0)83 457 3563 or send an email.
VEO Gallery is based in the vibrant and tourist popular De Waterkant Village area of Cape Town. VEO hosts regular solo or group exhibitions of painting, sculpture, photography and installation, as well as source art works on request for specific.
126. Dine at Jessica's Restaurant - Montagu, Western Cape
Tel: +27 21 421 3278 or send an email.
Enjoy a romantic candle-light dinner in this beautifully restored Victorian home dating back to the late 1800's. On Montagu's warm summer evenings, dinner are served under the stars - in a lush garden with terraces, wooden deck and water feature.
127. Swim in the Sea Point Pool - Sea Point, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)23 614 1805, Cell: +27 (0)72 122 8163 or send an email.
If you are a long distance swimmer (or a prospective one), and in search of like minded company, Sunday mornings would be a good time for you to meet the regulars. And if you can't make Sunday mornings, try weekdays around lunchtime, when most of the regulars are trying to improve their speed, distance or mood!
128. Visit the SA Jewish Musuem - Cape Town Central, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 434 3341 or send an email.
Situated in the "Museum Mile" in central Cape Town, the South African Jewish Museum offers visitors a truly unique experience with its bold architectural design, interactive
multi-media displays and engaging accounts of South African
129. Catch a local Rugby Game - Newlands, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 465 1546 or send an email.
Newlands Rugby Stadium, nestled in the leafy southern suburbs of Cape Town, is the headquarters of the Vodacom WP rugby team. Come and watch a nail-biting game of live rugby!
130. Paddle with the Dragon Boat Club - V&A Waterfront, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0) 21 659 4600 or send an email.
South African Dragon Boat Racing Clubs warmly welcome all visiting dragon boaters & people interested in joining a club to join in our practice sessions.
131. Visit the Trumilk Dairy - Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 447 2820 or send an email.
Take a scenic drive and visit the Trumilk Dairy in the pristine Bitou Valley for cheese, wine and liquor tasting. Trumilk Dairy recently received an award for the best feta cheese in South Africa.
132. Reflexology or Aromatherapy in the Country - Swellendam, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 535 9564 or send an email.
Why not treat yourself to the soothing and healing benefits of therapeutic massage, personally tailored to each individual’s needs, using pure essential aromatic oils made entirely of extracts from nature. Your host, Jeanette, is an internationally trained, qualified and accredited aromatherapy and reflexology practitioner.
Tel: +27 (0)28 514 3799, Cell: +27 (0)83 703 7986 or send an email.
133. See a Show at The Barnyard Theatre - Durbanville, Western Cape
Cape Town’s first Barnyard Theatre is located in the Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre in Tyger Valley. This is dinner theatre at it’s best, with outstanding live entertainment in a unique setting. Barnyard Theatre. It’s what the rest of SA has been raving about and now it’s in your neighbourhood!
134. Workout with Experts - Newlands, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 914 8898 or send an email.
Based in Newlands, Cape Town, the Institute offers a multi-disciplinary range of services and memberships that cater for a diverse spectrum of needs, from health and wellness to sporting excellence, using exercise, nutrition and mental health to enhance human performance.
135. Dine in Style at Palms Wilderness - Wilderness, Western Cape
Tel: +27 21 659 5600 or send an email.
Dine at one of the best restaurants in Wilderness. Not only do we pride ourselves in our level of service and facilities but definitely our tantalizing restaurant. Here you will be treated to creative and delectable dinners, accompanied by South African estate wines, from our temperature controlled cellar, in a sublime atmosphere.
136. Walk the Cecilia Contour Path - Constantia Valley, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)44 877 1420 or send an email.
This is a leisurely stroll through forest and fynbos and is suitable for the whole family. This is also a gentle walk that can be done at any time of the day or year, as it is mostly in shade so a hot summer’s morning or sunny winter’s afternoon can be equally pleasant.
137. Diamond Cutting Tours - Cape Town Central, Western Cape
Our Sparkling Tour offers you the opportunity to experience the fascinating world of Diamonds and Jewellery Manufacturing. Enjoy a glass of proudly South African Sparkling wine whilst you discover the 4 C’s of Diamonds and the history behind the world’s most sought after gemstone.
138. African Drumming with Drum Mania - Gardens, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 425 1970 or send an email.
If you're up for a jam session, get down to the Tafelberg Restaurant for a great night out. No matter if you're a beginner or an experienced drummer, Drum Mania will rock your world!
139. Observe African Jewlers - Cape Town Central, Western Cape
Cell: +27 (0)79 504 3630, Cell: +27 (0)73 333 2720 or send an email.
Join us for a FREE factory tour offered in several European languages. On the tour you will experience the rich mineral heritage of the African continent in our mineral gallery. You'll learn the intricate processes of fashioning semi-precious stones into jewellery and sought-after ornamental pieces. Observe our craftsmen setting diamonds and semi-precious gemstones into elegant and attractive jewellery.
140. Feast on Seafood at The Noisy Oyster - Paternoster, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 424 0848 or send an email.
Expect the likes of fishcakes with pawpaw salsa, fresh coriander and a
zingy citrus beurre blanc – an easy rival for similar creations by hot city chefs. The menu changes almost daily and even regular dishes receive makeovers from time to time.
141. Picnic at Hamilton Russel Vineyards - Hermanus, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)22 752 2196, Cell: +27 (0)79 491 5765 or send an email.
Hamilton Russell Vineyards ? one of the most southerly wine Estates in Africa and one of the closest to the sea - is located in the beautiful, cool, maritime Hemel-en-Aarde Valley appellation, just behind the old fishing village of Hermanus.
142. Local is Lekker at Lucky Store - Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)28 312 3595 or send an email.
Take one passionate & talented winemaker who's crazy about good food. Add his gifted & enterprising mother, an expert on heritage cape fare along with the winemaker wife who is a dab hand at decor finish with an excellent cook who has been part of the family for 30 years. Bring to simmer & let bubble gently. The result? A gastronomic venture with a name thats going to be on everyones lips.
143. Stop off at Houw Hoek Farm Stall - Elgin / Grabouw, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 887 2746 or send an email.
The Farm Stall is stocked with delectable delights - homemade pies, biscuits and cakes; freshly baked bread, local wines and baskets filled with fruit and vegetables fresh from the farms in the Elgin Valley.
144. The Franschhoek Motor Museum - Franschhoek, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)28 284 9015 or send an email.
145. Smell the Roses - Durbanville, Western Cape
Across the length and breadth of Southern Africa, only one place can adequately portray the evolution of the automobile, The Franschhoek Motor Museum. The museum's collection exceeds 220 vehicles - ranging from a 1898 Beeston motor tricycle to a 2003 Ferrari Enzo supercar.
This 3.5 hectare garden includes 500 varietals and
4 500 rose bushes. Visitors can enjoy the layout of hybrid teas along Drakenstein Street, beds of miniatures, a gazebo that includes the ‘Fairest Cape’ rose, a tea garden, beds of medal winners, antique roses planted around graves, floribundas near the parking and climbers and shrubs against the fence.
146. Relax at Soma Spa - Kenilworth, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 970 3129, Tel: +27 (0)21 970 3130.
Soma Studio offers relaxing and effective salon therapies in the tranquil environment at Highlands Country House. It also provides a small mobile spa service.
147. Alphen Antiques and Collectables Fairs - Constantia, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 797 8810, Cell: +27 (0)79 494 2055 or send an email.
The Alphen Antiques and Collectables Fair takes place at the Alphen Centre - opposite Constantia Village, normally on the second and fourth Sunday of every month (unless otherwise advertised).
148. Eagle Encounters at Spier - Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Spier is home to Eagle Encounters Raptor Rehabilitation Centre. Founded in December 2001 by Hank and Tracy Chalmers, Eagle Encounters is a bird of prey rehabilitation, education, conservation and eco-tourism centre.
149. Get colourful at the Place of Play - Century City, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 858 1826 or send an email.
Place of Play (POP) is a 2000 square metre, indoor and outdoor playpark which caters for the whole family and allows children to play freely and most importantly, safely. This park, a first in South Africa, opened in August 2007.
150. Stop off for a Cold Beer at Ronnie's - Barrydale, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)21 555 0303 or send an email.
Ronnie painted the name Ronnie's Shop on this cottage next to the R62, planning to open a farm stall to sell fresh produce and fruit. His friends played a prank on him by changing the name to Ronnie's Sex Shop. Visit this regular pitstop for a cold one!
151. Visit Oude Molen Brandy Distillery - Grabouw, Western Cape
Tel: +27 (0)28 572 1153 or send an email.
We invite you to visit and experience first hand Oude Molen's rich history, heritage and brandy distillation process at our distillery situated in the heart of the Elgin Valley. You will see Big Bertha and Long Tom the large copper potstills affectionately named after famous artillery pieces and soak up the timeless atmosphere of the old-world maturation cellars where countless barrels lie maturing.....undisturbed, for year, upon year, upon year.
Tel: +27 (0)21 859 2517 or send an email.
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