CPT- Outdoors Guide 15-21 March 2013

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

 

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.

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 @ 9am – 5pm

R20 – R32

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, Philadelphia off N7, 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