Unique Experiences to Try in Cape Town this Father’s Day


Looking for something special to do this Father’s Day? 
From fishing and beer tasting to visiting a classic car museum, taking a township tour or flying in a luxury helicopter… There’s an exciting adventure for every dad waiting in and around the Mother City.

Go on, spoil Daddy, Papa and Tata on their special day with these unique experiences in Cape Town.

For the Fearless Foodie

Beer Tasting

For beer-loving dads, this is the ultimate way to spend Father’s Day. Woodstock Brewery invites you and dad to take a tour, sample their innovative brews and enjoy a meal in their Bavarian-style beer hall. Cool & Big Daddy menus have been specifically crafted for the occasion.

Location: 252 Albert Road, Woodstock
Price: From R250 pp
Contact: +27 21 203 3046

Cape Malay Cooking Classes

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Cape Town by participating in a Cape Malay cooking class. From mastering the art of making samosas and rotis, to simply enjoying traditional bobotie and indulgent koeksisters, this hands-on experience is one way to upgrade your culinary skills while spending time with your loved ones.

Location: Faeeza’s Home Kitchen, 1 Chiappini Lane, Bo-Kaap
Price: From R600 per person
Contact: +27 72 120 3710  

A Chocolate and Wine Tasting

Indulge in a delectable experience at Groot Constantia where the worlds of fine wine and artisanal chocolate harmoniously unite. As you embark on this sensory journey, you’ll savour a selection of Groot Constantia’s renowned wines, expertly paired with decadent chocolates that enhance and complement the flavour profiles.

Location: Groot Constantia Rd, Constantia
Price: From R180 per person
Contact: +27 21 794 5128

Have a Father’s Day Braai at a Five-Star Hotel

Spoil your dad with an authentic South African Braai experience he’ll never forget at the Twelve Apostles! Take in sweeping views of the ocean as you enjoy an authentic braai, perfectly paired with an ice-cold draft.

Location: Victoria Road, Camps Bay
Price: From R575 per person
Contact: +27 21 437 9000

For the Nature Warrior

Fly Fishing with the Family

Cape Town has some of the best stream and estuary fishing in the world. Choose between saltwater or freshwater fly-fishing and create some core memories with your dad. Opt to take a drive to Cape Point and indulge in this sport for free or make it an extra special occasion and go on a guided experience with Widevision Travel’s expert fishermen.

Location: Available in Stellenbosch, Paarl, Worcester
Price: From R4,033.72
Contact: +27 82 926 8539

Surprise Your Superhero with an E-foil Experience

Swap the ordinary for the extraordinary with a thrilling e-foiling session! Surprise your dad with an electrifying adventure, combining the excitement of surfing with the freedom of flight. It’s the ultimate bonding experience where laughter, memories and tons of fun create an unbeatable Father’s Day adventure.

Location: Various
Price: R1500
Contact: +27 60 815 7293


For the Urban Adventurer

Take him on a Cultural Tour

Delve into the vibrant culture and history of Cape Town’s townships with a guided Juma Art Tour. Gain insights into the local communities, visit art galleries, interact with residents, and indulge in traditional cuisine. This eye-opening experience will provide a deeper understanding of Cape Town’s diversity and the resilience of its people.

Location: 66 Albert Road Woodstock
Price:  From R650 pp
Contact: 073 4004 064

Have a Helicopter Ride

Based in the iconic V&A Waterfront, NAC Helicopters Cape Town NAC Helicopters has been flying since 1946. Treat the big guy like a VIP on his day flying you in one of their luxury helicopters, following the dramatic coastline of the Cape Peninsula or going wherever he wants to go.

Location: East Pier Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town       
Price: Various
Contact: +27 (0)21 425 3868

Get His Heart Racing at Franschhoek Motor Museum

Ignite the flames of nostalgia by cruising back in time at the captivating Franschhoek Motor Museum this Father’s Day. Step into a world where vintage automobiles reign supreme, elegant curves defined classic cars and sleek sports cars will send his imagination roaring off on an exciting mind trip. Spend the day wandering along aisles ogling impeccable craftmanship at the Franschhoek Motor Museum.

Location: R45, L’Ormarins, Franschhoek
Price: From R80
Contact: +27 (0)21 874 9002

Motor Museum for Father's Day

Also read: Activities to Enjoy for Your Birthday During Winter

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