Project Description

A customised tour for groups can include:

History
Castle of Good Hope – the first building in SA constructed by the Dutch
Noon Day Gun – oldest tradition of CT, fortification at the Cape
Cape Malay Quarters (Bokaap) and Slave Lodge –  slavery at the Cape and its influence on the culture of the Cape
District Six Museum – the forced removals under apartheid SA, disput of land reclaims today
Groot Constantia wine farm – a tour of the cellar and Cape Dutch manor house
Just Nuisance Museum, Naval Museum and Toy Museum in Simonstown – naval history from Dutch to British to SA navy
Robben Island – tour of the island and guided tour of the prison with a past inmate, the ‘power of one’ legacy
Township Tour – Xhosa culture, housing challenges, initiatives taken to alleviate poverty etc

Nature
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – there are over 9 000 species in Cape Floral Kingdom and over 22 000 indigenous plants in the biggest botanical garden in SA; Boulders Beach – sanctuary of the endangered African Penguin
Cape Point Nature Reserve – walk up to the old light house to see the SW tip of Africa and join in the baboon debate
Table Mountain – cable car ride, panoramic views of CT and peninsula
Two Oceans Aquarium – marine life in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, touch pools, predator tanks and life in the kelp forest
Duiker Island Boat Cruise – Cape fur seal colony
Cheetah Outreach Programme – cheetah conservation
Planetarium – Southern Hemisphere night sky etc

Fun and Adventure
Picnic on 4th beach Clifton in the summer months
– beach volley ball and frisbee throwing
V & A Waterfront – shopping and a boat trip round the harbour
Muizenberg – surf lesson, putt putt, supertube and water slides (summer only)
Scratch Patch – sift through gemstones for your choices of the best gems in Southern Africa
Rockwell Theatre – dinner and a show about the cultures of CT through stories, dance and music
Cool Runnings – tobogganing on grass
Hikes – Silvermine Reserve, Lion’s Head and Table Mountain
Cycling – mountain bike trails and cycling along Sea Point promenade or inside Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
Canoeing – kayaking or canoe to see the penguins or along the Atlantic Seaboard
Abseiling – off the top of Table Mountain
Paragliding – tandem ride off Signal Hill
Acrobranch – high ropes course and ziplines etc

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