Whether you adventure attitude is that of Indiana Jones, or maybe more Dora the Explorer, Cape Town, South Africa is one place that is full of wonder, discovery and excitement. There is no better place to incorporate family fun, safaris, adventure, mountain climbing, and water activities. The diverse terrain and culture allows a different experience for everyone involved.
One spectacular place to stay is the Bushmans Koof. If you are looking for fun and adventure for the entire family, then this wilderness reserve and retreat has the ideal three day itinerary for you! Your family will receive a personal tour guide who will take you through the striking culture and adventures that Cape Town has to offer. Day one includes a High Tea buffet with traditional foods and customs. There is also a family ride through nature reserves that ends with the famous sundowner drinks and snacks followed by a delicious dinner decided upon arrival. Day three is where the real excitement comes. Journey to the Rock Art Excursion and discover old artifacts while searching for sticks, bones, and gold. Continue down the Nature Reserve Drive where wild life will be just at your fingertips. See zebras, lions, giraffes and more in their natural habitats. All food is included in this package. If this family package is not for you, Bushmans Kloof has plenty of options for hiking, biking, canoeing, swimming, archery, and croquet.
One&Only, Cape Town
The One&Only Cape Town is one of the top 100 hotels overall voted by Travel + Leisure. It is easy to tell why. Breathtaking views, luxurious bedrooms, and amazing day excursions to satisfy your every adventurous whim. Choose your setting of wine country, wild life safaris, or water play and beaches. One of the new 7 wonders of nature is Table Mountain is located just across from the hotel. This is the perfect place for hiking, kloofing, and abseiling. Table Mountain is known for its rich bio-diversity and is home to over 1,500 species of plants. At the top you can overlook and then go adventure on Robben Island which was once the prison home to South African president Nelson Mandela. A trip to this island really shows what freedom means to the people and gives a greater sense of the apartheid era. The most popular excursion offered by The One&Only is the Cape Point Tour, where guides introduce you to a penguin colony, The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Hout Bay Seal Island and Cape Point itself. It is a complete 360 tour of the entire peninsula! For those that are more adventurous there is shark cage diving. There are an estimated 2,000 great white sharks off the coast of Cape Town. Take your chances with this adrenaline pumping opportunity. For those just looking for a relaxing adventure, but still on the ocean, try whale watching out on the shallower waters. Whatever you chose, The One&Only settles you back in to a relaxing vacation with brilliant views from the Marina Room, one of the largest rooms in Cape Town and a luxurious stay in a One&Only Guest Room.
Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
Located in the wilderness and parklands is the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. On one side there are the majestic mountains and on the other is the breaking ocean filled with dolphins and all sorts of wildlife. Surrounded by animals living in the wild and the hiking trails of Table Mountain national park there are endless possibilities. Currently there is an amazing offer taking place from now until December 19. In the Cape Town Big Five package you are your mate will be greeted upon arrival with two complimentary drinks. You can stay three nights in the luxury accommodation of your choice. Wake up to a daily delicious breakfast for two at restaurant Azure. There is also included use of The Spa and the hydrotherapy pools. Because Cape Town has so many options the Twelve Apostles gives you a list to help you narrow down what you would most like to do. Choose from Robben Island, cable car rides, winelands, Cape Point, or a tour of National Botanical Gardens on the eastern slopes of table mountain. Have you had a great experience at one of these amazing hotels? Maybe an Adventure of your own in Cape Town? Let us know by leaving a comment below!