January 25, 2012
Top Summer Romantic Spots and Activities in Cape Town
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, romantics in Cape Town will be spoilt for choice.
Treat your beloved to a breakfast at any of the V&A Waterfront’s superb restaurants.
Get those hearts racing with an exhilarating helicopter ride over the harbour or an unforgettable shark diving experience at the Two Oceans Aquarium.
Spend the afternoon on some retail therapy at various fashion stores before hopping aboard the Wheel of Excellence for a bird's eye view of the city.
Location: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)21 408 7600
Explore the Peninsula on the City Sightseeing Bus and visit the Constantia Winelands (embark on the Wine Tour for this), take a relaxing Canal Cruise, or enjoy a walk along Hout Bay or Camps Bay beach (get your tickets for the Red or Blue Tours).
Pack a picnic and hop on the City Sightseeing Night Tour that stops off at Signal Hill where you can enjoy a romantic sunset.
Location: Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)21 511 6000
Revel in the sensational views and special Red Hot Menu at Cape Point’s renowned Two Oceans Restaurant. If you’re feeling more lonesome than loved, the Blue menu will cheer you up just fine.
Afterwards take a ride on the impressive Flying Dutchman Funicular or hike along the nearby trails.
Location: Cape Point, Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)21 780 9010/11
Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the Cableway’s Summer Sunset half-price special, and enjoy a picnic or dinner as you watch the sun go down.
Location: Lower Cable Station, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)21 424 0015