Monday 10 November 2014

What to do in Cape Town this weekend (14th – 16th November)

It’s warm, its sunny and its basically festive season, so its time to get your weekend plans going! Whether you just want to lay back and relax while having a delicious meal or enjoy the views of Table Mountain, make sure you’re ready for an incredible weekend in Cape Town.

Volvo Ocean Race in Cape Town – 14th November
The Volvo Ocean race is known to be the most grueling endurance sailing event of all time, This tri-annual yachting contest is an 8 month long race around the world, it is 40 000 nautical miles long! After starting in Alicante in Spain they are now docking at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town as part of the first leg of the race. There will be a wide variety of water-based events, check out the pop-up seaside community which hosts pavilions and race experience tents; you can enjoy the race show and cinema.

Date: 14 November 2014
Time: 08:00 – 18:00
Venue: V&A Waterfront
Price: FREE

The Wild Fig Restaurant’s Alfresco Saturday Lunch – 15th November
Enjoy a long lazy Saturday at this beautiful outdoor eatery, The Wild Fig Restaurant has tasty cuisine and a luscious garden courtyard where you can dine under the trees, plus let’s not forget the impressive wine list. On the menu you’ll find very unusual delicacies like Coconut Encrusted Patagonian Calamari and Snail Popcorn, there are plenty of hearty options though ranging from Ribeye Steak to Gorgonzola Salad. The food at The Wild Fig will surely whisk you off your feet and it’s just the place to dine this summer.

Date: 15 November 2014
Time: 12:00 – 22:30
Venue: The Wild Fig Restaurant
Price: Varies

Sea Kayaking Sunday Family Special – 16th November
Are you looking for a unique family activity to do this Sunday? Why not gather the family up and head to Kaskazi Kayaks and enjoy a spectacular sea kayaking excursion! This wonderful sea adventure includes amazing views and maybe encounters will some sea creatures, even better both kids and parents will pay less than the regular price. You don’t have to worry about not being able to paddle because the main aim of the family excursion is to teach you how to paddle and steer a kayak, all while having loads of fun.

Date: 16 November 2014
Time: 11:00 – 12:30
Venue: Kaskazi Kayaks
Price: R100 – R250

Spend some time with your family in the Atlantic Ocean, go on an outing or two with your friends in the amazing Mother City, just make sure this coming weekend is a weekend to remember!  

Call up Airport Shuttle to get a quality shuttle service to transport you to and from Cape Town International Airport, then get a bright, comfy, self-catering accommodation like 808 Cartwright and stay there for the weekend! 

Written By: Christine Romans

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