Cape Town - September
is tourism month and we encourage South Africans to explore the local beauty
and national sites. Table Mountain is celebrating tourism month by reminding
locals to take advantage of all year round specials when planning a staycation
in Cape Town.
September is Tourism Month: Here's what you need to know
specifically tailored deals for Capetonians, young, old and neighbouring city
1. Kids Season
view with the kids and let them experience the natural wonder of Table Mountain.
Dates: 1 May
– 30 September annually
kids under 18 years free cableway ride when adult return ticket is purchased at
Only valid on weekends, public holidays and during school holidays.
READ: Table Mountain Cableway reopens after exciting new upgrades
2. Sunset Special
Town sunsets are stunning and the perfect reason snap a photo and
November – 28 February (excludes December to 3 January)
and children (4 – 17 years) pay half price when purchased tickets at 18:00.
Tickets can be purchased either at the Cableway ticket office or online here.
Sunset special tickets that are purchased online are scanned from 18:00 only.
READ: #LoveSA: Ultimate SA family staycation guide
3. Birthday special
Is that birthday
cake we smell? Why not head into the clouds for your birthday for FREE.
Dates: On your birthday or the week after.
Deal: A free
adult return ticket for South Africans.
ticket can be collected at the visitor centre by visitors 18 years and older.
One must present their South African ID as proof of birthday.
4. Seniors and students
catering to all ages are available at the cableway.
African citizens over the age of 60 years pay R 100 and students pay R 130 for
a return ticket. There is a discount
special at the Table Mountain café for pensioners.
Tickets are available from the lower station ticket office. One must present a
valid SA ID for pensioners and a valid student card for students.
5. Cable Card
day for a year.
cable card costs R 590 for adults and R 300 for children under 17 years and is
valid for a year. There is an adult and child combo card that cost R 690, in
order to stretch your rand. SANParks wild card and my green card holders will
enjoy a 20 percent discount on any cable cards purchased.
Details: Card holders can also enjoy various discounts
on selected items at the Table Mountain shops and café.
6. Class in the clouds
This deal allows learners to learn about the fauna and flora in the natural setting of Table Mountain.
Dates: 1 March – 31 October annually.
Deal: Schools pay R 45 per learner and for every 10 primary school learners, or 15 high school learners, one teacher travels for free.
Details: Since 2001, more than 250 000 learners have participated in the program and functions towards educating learners.
7. Cableway anniversary
The Table Mountain cableway is celebrating their anniversary this October.
Dates: October 2017.
Deal: This deal includes special discount vouchers that will be printed in all the community papers during the last week of September. Readers are encouraged to cut out the vouchers and bring it along to the Cableway during October to pay R 150 per adult return ticket and get a child return ticket free.
Details: This special will only run in October 2017.
Source: Splash PR and Media consultants
Head up Table Mountain with these specials and tick off a must-do on your bucket list.
Wherever you find yourself this coming school holiday – there is some good family fun happening across SA’s major cities
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