What says family bonding better than creating unforgettable memories. This weekend, Cape Town will help you do exactly that. Put on your cycling gear for the 40th Cape Town Cycle Tour, take a cableway trip to the top of Table Mountain and jump on a non-motorised scooter for an adrenaline-pumping joy ride. Go cable skiing in the clear waters of Lake Blue Rock, before learning about the rich biodiversity of Cape Town’s waters at the Two Oceans Aquarium.
Get me there!
Book A package
Find the best package deals incl return flights in economy from Jo’burg or Durban (airline levy incl), 2 nights in a hotel and 2 days car rental. Package dates available from Thursday – Monday, with a minimum 2 night stay and a maximum 4 night stay. To book: Call 0861 102 137.
Family Weekend HIGHLIGHTS
Whether you’re in Cape Town for an ordinary weekday or an extraordinary weekend, here’s a selection of our top experiences to suit all tastes and budgets. You can book directly, or get in touch with us to make it even easier.
Cape Town Cycle Tour
SUN 06 MAR
The annual Cape Town Cycle Tour, is one of the biggest and most popular sports events in the Mother City. In 2015, the race route was changed and shortened due to devastating wild fires, but this year everything is on track for the incomparable 109km route through some of the world’s most spectacular scenery, including the iconic Table Mountain as a backdrop and Chapman’s Peak Drive. Entries to the race have already closed, but you can still be a part of the action from the side lines as you cheer on the riders along the route.
Richard's Supper Stage
ALL YEAR ROUND
This exciting dinner and show venue, popular with visitors to Cape Town, will transport guests of all ages into the world of entertainment with “Kaapse Stories” depicting the colourful history of the Cape and its communities. The show is accompanied by a buffet-style selection of delicious Cape Malay cuisine. Image credit: Richard's Supper Stage
Blue Rock Cable Ski
ALL YEAR ROUND
Lake Blue Rock is the only lake in Cape Town with a 60m depth and crystal clear water, making it ideal for water sports. The over-head pulling system is made for kneeboarding, wakeboarding and waterskiing. The activities are suited to all levels, and trained guides offer how-to lessons for beginners.
Two Oceans Aquarium
SAT 11 JUL
Step in to this underwater wonder world where kids and grown-ups alike will be wowed by the unusual, the spectacular and the scary creatures of the sea. Meet a rockhopper penguin, pick up and feel a variety of marine animals and plants at the Touch pool, or watch the frenzy of feeding time in the shark tank. Kids will love the daily puppet shows and getting busy with fishy-themed arts and crafts activities. Guaranteed to be one of the top family weekend activities.
Cableway Ride up Table Mountain
ALL YEAR ROUND
Spend a day with the family on one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. A ride on the Table Mountain Cableway takes you over 1,000m above Cape Town for beautiful views of the city and mountainside. At the summit, spend time exploring, hiking or having lunch and taking in the commanding 360-degree views.