Outdoors Guide for Cape Town – 30 March to 05 April

Meridian Hikes
*Steenberg Buttress
Via an interesting, little-used variation. Wear long pants. Descent via Steenberg Plateau.
31 March
Tel: 083 3248866
*Table Mountain Cable Car
Experienced adult hikers only. Cable Car up, through Echo Valley, along the boardwalks and down to the Dams. Hike and route subject to weather. Bring plenty of water, lunch, snacks, all weather gear.
1 April
072 473 4030
*Cecilia Waterfall
An amble to the Waterfall where we will enjoy light snack n tea, thereafter possible drink at Constantia Neck
1 April
Tel: 083 460 3634

New Golf Centre in Constantia Hits the Sweet Spot
If you’re serious about golf and want to get the most out of this enriching sport by ensuring you have the correct advice, guidance and gear, swing around to Golf Centre Constantia for professional in-store golf lessons by its own PGA instructor, Paul McKenzie. No need to travel all the way to Scotland to play at St Andrews!
Mon – Fri @ 9am- 6pm, Sat @ 9am – 5pm, Sun @ 9am – 1pm
R 350 – R 1,500
Golf Centre Constantia, Constantia Village. Tel: 021 794-0097/021 422 5727

Tygerberg Zoo

There are approximately 150 different species of animals in the zoo.   The biggest being Kalahari and White Lions as well as Bengal Tigers.
Open every day: Saturday – Thursday @ 9am – 5pm & Friday @ 9am – 4:30pm
Exit 39, Klipheuwel-Stellenbosch off-ramp, N1 highway, Tel: (021) 884 4494

Cape Town Carriage Co.
Cape Town Carriage Company offers the experience of exploring Cape Town’s CBD and Company’s Garden in style and allows a more sedate way of viewing the historical landmarks amassed in this area.
Cape Town, Tel: (021) 703-4396 / 082 575 5669

Cycle the Cape
Here at Cyclethecape.com we offer both road bike hire and organised tours around the stunning Southern Peninsular in Cape Town. All our bikes are top quality and minimum 16 speed.
Fish Hoek, Tel: (021) 782 7374

Cape Sidecar Adventures
Cape Sidecar Adventures’ fleet consists of 25 classic Changjiang CJ750’s, a version of the German 1938 BMW R71 sidecar, manufactured for the Chinese Red Army between the mid 1950’s and the mid 1970’s.
2 Glengariff, Three Anchor Bay, Sea Point, Tel: (021) 434 9855 / 082 3085483

Robben Island
For nearly 400 years, Robben Island, about 12 kilometres from Cape Town, was a place of exile and imprisonment where rulers sent those they regarded as outcasts and troublemakers.  Since 1997 Robben Island has been a museum acting as a focal point of South African heritage.  In 1999 the island was declared a World Heritage Site.
R100 – R200
Tel: (021) 413 4200

City Siteseeing Cape Town
If you wish to visit the sites in the Cape Town city centre, try the Cape Town Explorer. This double-decker bus has an open top and is bright red. Discover many of the great sites of Cape Town in this relaxed way.
Tel: (021) 511 6000

Waterfront Boat Company – Boat Trips
We offer short day excursions, sunset cruises, dinner cruises, fishing trips, eco cruises, whale watching and high-speed adrenaline boat rides.
V&A Waterfront, Tel: (021) 418 5806

Cape Camel Rides
Enjoy a scenic ride through indigenous bush with magnificent views over The Lakes and Long Beach.
12pm – 4pm
Imhoff Farm, Kommetjie Road, Tel: (021) 789 1711

Quantum Adventures – Caving
Experience the natural beauty of a cave. The walk on the way also happens to be one of the most scenic.
10 Old Cape Farm Road, Noordhoek, Cape Town, Tel: 789 0188 / 082 6583078

AWol Tours – Cycle Tours
Cape Town day tours include award-winning Bicycle Township Tours, hiking up Table Mountain, mountain biking or a leisurely cycle ride to Cape Point and the Winelands.
Muizenberg, Tel: (021) 788 1256 / 083 2346428

Classic Cape Charters – Deep-sea Fishing
Enjoy magnificent views of our coastline and Table Mountain. Head out into Table Bay on our inshore fishing excursion. Our luxury boats offer private sunset cruises. We also offer shark viewing and diving.
Shop 6, Quay 5, V&A Waterfront, Tel: (021) 418 0782 / 082 320 3323

Daytrippers – Cycle Tours
From a mellow cycle in the Winelands to a vigorous off-roading in the forest, to a multi-day cross-country tour, you name it, and they’ll make it happen.
Santos Park, Unit 8, 414 Voortrekker Road, Maitland, Tel: (021) 511 4766

Fantastic Racing
Race world-class racing cars at Killarney racetrack. We host tailored racing events, ideal for corporates or individuals.
Killarney Race Circuit, Killarney, Tel: (021) 461 1414

Harley-Davidson Cape Town – Harley-Davidson Tours
We will gladly assist you to make the very best of your Harleyday through our beautiful country by experiencing the magnitude of our nature and our wide-open roads. Free mapped-out routes to explore the splendour of the Cape are provided. Choose from five one-day scenic tours.
9 Somerset Road, Corner Hudson Street, Green Point, Tel: 0860 427539

Thunder City – Jet Flights
Thunder City uses 4 two-seater Hawker Hunters for training, aerobatics, low flying and general flying. Powered by the Avon 122 series turbojet, this aircraft allows you to experience high ‘g’ adrenalin performance.
Tower Road, Cape Town International Airport, Tel: (021) 934 8007 / 083 2618007

Butterfly World
South Africa’s biggest free-flying butterfly park features a display house and a large indoor garden where visitors walk around while exotic butterflies from all over the planet flitter around.
Open Daily @ 9am – 5pm
R22 – R39
R44, Klapmuts, (021) 875 5628

Drakenstein Lion Park
Offers kids a chance to see captive lions mooching around in the sun. The lions here are captive-born beasts who cannot ever be reintroduced to the wild.
Open Daily @ 9:30am – 5pm
Old Paarl Road, near Klapmuts, Tel: (021) 863 3290

Imhoff Farm
A handy one-stop shop for child-friendly activities. The complex also offers craft shops and restaurants, making it a sensible full-day destination.
Open Daily 10am – 5pm
Kommetjie Road, Kommetjie, Tel: (021) 783 4545

Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm
The farm is home to about 1000 crocodiles that mostly spend their days lazing around and baking in the sun. Perilously low walkways take you around the enclosures.
Open Daily @ 9:30am – 5pm
R18 – R30
Babilonstoren Road, R45 between Paarl and Franschhoek, Tel: (021) 863 1142

Monkey Town
The park is home to 230 primates, ranging from lion-tailed macaques to chimpanzees to spider monkeys to the old South African favourite, vervet monkeys.
Open Daily @ 9am – 5pm
R30 – R70
Mondeor Road, Somerset West, Tel: (021) 858 1060

West Coast Ostrich Ranch
The ranch allows visitors to interact up close with their flightless birds, and children will take great delight in being able to sit on an ostrich.
Open Daily @ 9am – 5pm
R35 – R40
Van Schoorsdrift Road, Tel: (021) 972 1955 / 1669 / 1649

World Of Birds
The largest bird park in Africa has more than 3 000 bird species as well as monkeys and 400 species of other small animals in walk-in aviaries.
Open Daily @ 9am – 5pm
Valley Road, Hout Bay, Tel: (021) 7902730 / (021) 7918380

Putt Putt
Situated on the beachfront, the Course of Mini Golf provides great entertainment and fun for the whole entertainment.
Monday – Sunday @ 9am – 9pm
Beach Road, Mouille Point, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 4346805 / 082 3348 111