Kids ride the Funicular for FREE!*
Head to Cape Point between 1 June – 31 July 2019 where two kids (aged 6 -16) ride for FREE on the Flying Dutchman Funicular, when an adult return ticket is bought for R80. The funicular is the only one of its type in Africa and takes its name from the local legend of the Flying Dutchman ghost ship. Hop in for a ride which will take you all the way to the top station, whilst enjoying the amazing Cape Point views.
T&Cs: Specials are only as indicated herewith, and does NOT include entry into the Cape Point gate. Funicular: Children up to the age of 16 will ride free but must be accompanied by a paying adult when riding the funicular. A maximum of 2 kids ride free per adult return ticket bought. The free ticket must be used on the day it was purchased. Tickets may not be purchased in conjunction with any other special or with any discount cards (like Wild Cards, Green Cards, etc.).
Kids get a dessert for FREE!*
Once you’ve built up an appetite, head on down to the Two Oceans Restaurant. Kids receive a FREE dessert with every sit-down adult main meal ordered for kids 12 years and younger. Simply advise your waiter you’d like to claim the kids winter special – it’s that simple!
Before making our way down pop in at the Cape Point Logo Store to pick up a fridge magnet, Cape Point key chains, t-shirts or a gorgeous book about penguins for the kids. You can also view interesting artefacts from seashells to lighthouse bulbs in the foyer just before the shop.
Restaurant T&Cs: One free kid’s dessert per main adult meal ordered, sit down only. All free kid’s desserts to be eaten in the restaurant. Kids must be present on site. The waiter must be told you’re claiming the kid’s winter special. Kids 12 years and younger order from a special kids menu. *For the funicular, the special is for children up to the age of 16. For the Two Oceans Restaurant, the special is for children up to the age of 12.
Things to do at Cape Point
Don’t forget to download the free Cape Point Audio Tour before your next visit. It’s a fun, informative way to experience this iconic
site. Click here to find out how to download it.
- Take in some of the most breathtaking ocean and mountain scenery in the world.
- Ride the Flying Dutchman Funicular up to the viewing point, below the old lighthouse.
- Sample world-class cuisine and enjoy the most spectacular vistas over False Bay at the Two Oceans Restaurant.
- Shop for curios and mementos at the three Cape Point shops.
- Discover cultural and historical spots, including monuments to explorers such as Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias.
- Great swimming spots, picnic sites and walks at the Bordjiesrif and Buffels Bay tidal pools.
- Photograph the more than 1 100 indigenous plant species that grow nowhere else in the world.
- Watch massive whales moving past Cape Point on their annual migration (around June to October) .
- Keep an eye out for 250 bird species occurring here, including some endemic to the area.
- Spot the Cape mountain zebra and the world’s largest antelope, the eland, among a variety of other fauna.
- Walk the shipwreck trail to view a few of the 26 recorded shipwrecks around Cape Point.
- Hike along a wide variety of scenic and overnight trails through natural fynbos and along sandy beaches.
- Take part in a range of exciting outdoor activities, such as sea kayaking and mountain biking.
- Explore a wide variety of stunning dive sites that lie waiting to be explored on both sides of the Point.
- Always keep a lookout for the legendary ghost ship – The Flying Dutchman!
What are your favourite things to do at Cape Point?
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One Destination, 6 Unbelievable Experiences
There is no one way to explore all of the Cape Town Big 6, and much of what makes each of them so special is the variety of things to see and do at each. So if possible, take your time to explore each of the city’s most visited tourist attractions in as much depth as possible – as any local will tell you, you can spend a lifetime at each of the Big 6 and still not tire of them. Find the 3 and 4 day itineraries and tips here.