Calling all adventurers and fun-loving families! Father’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the special men in our lives than with an epic outing to the iconic Cape Town Big 6 attractions?

Make Dad’s Day Special

Whether it’s your dad, the father of your kids, or a cherished father figure, get ready for a day filled with wonder, excitement, and heartwarming moments in the Mother City! 

Make every day special at Cape Town’s top SIX attractions:

  • Cape Point
  • Table Mountain Cableway
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
  • Groot Constantia
  • V&A Waterfront
  • The Robben Island Museum

Cape Point 

Kick off your Father’s Day celebrations in the wild beauty of Cape Point! Hop aboard the wheelchair-friendly and eco-friendly Flying Dutchman Funicular, where an exhilarating ride will lead you to the edge of the continent. Walk the steps up to the historic lighthouse and soak in the spectacular coastal panoramas. And why not extend the adventure into a weekend at Cape Point with their fantastic accommodation options? Create unforgettable memories as you bask in the unmatched charm of this remarkable destination!

Groot Constantia 

If you’re looking for a touch of elegance and indulgence, make sure to visit Groot Constantia. Find the perfect gift for the beloved father figure in your life at the Wine & Gift Shop, relish a delightful wine tasting, and embark on the captivating Visitors Route Experience, where the rich history of South Africa’s oldest winemaking farm will come to life before your eyes!

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden  

To fully appreciate the beauty of Cape Town’s natural gems, revel in the lush beauty of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden!  Explore the most beautiful garden in Africa, where you can savour a meal at Moyo Restaurant or Kirstenbosch Tea Room with your dad and sip on a delightful coffee at Vida e Caffe as you uncover hidden gems like the enchanting conservatory, the aromatic plants in the Fragrance Garden, and the thrilling Boomslang. Feel the magic of nature intertwining with moments of pure joy!

Table Mountain Cableway 

If your dad prefers some cityscape views instead, make your way to Table Mountain Cableway! Here you can treat your dad to a breathtaking ride to the top of the mountain, where stirring views of Cape Town city await. Take in the awe-inspiring vistas together, and then indulge in a delectable meal at one of the mountaintop restaurants (Ten67 Eatery, Kloud Bar, VIEWS) or at the Lower Cableway Station (TAP Bar). As an added bonus, revel in the joy of a free guided tour, learning fascinating facts and stories about this natural wonder!

Robben Island Museum

Maybe you are eager to spend Father’s Day embarking on a meaningful and eye-opening experience. Take a boat ride to Robben Island Museum, a world-famous symbol of resilience and freedom. Enjoy a walking tour to gain deeper insights into South Africa’s fight for democracy, and gift your dad with memorabilia of Robben Island, honouring the legendary leaders who were once imprisoned there. It’s a tribute to history, courage, and the enduring spirit of hope.

V&A Waterfront things to do

V&A Waterfront 

Spend some time at the vibrant V&A Waterfront, a hub bursting with endless delights! Spoil your dad with an array of fun activities, from cruising the waters to riding the iconic Wheel, exploring the wondrous Two Oceans Aquarium, testing your skills at Cave Golf, or immersing in the world of art at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA). Top it all off with a scrumptious meal at one of their many delightful restaurants!

This Father’s Day, let’s come together to celebrate, cherish, and create unforgettable memories at the Cape Town Big 6. It’s all about family fun, laughter, and the joy of discovery in the incredible city of Cape Town. Embrace the thrill, the magic, and the beauty of these extraordinary attractions in the Mother City!

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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.

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