Cape Point (SAN Parks attraction)

Associate of Thebe Services

Cape-point Situated within the southern section of Table Mountain National Park, Cape Point is one of Southern Africa’s must-see destinations. It is. The narrow stretch of land, with its beautiful valleys, bays and beaches, is surrounded by the cold Atlantic Ocean to the west and the warmer waters of False Bay and the Indian Ocean to the east. Table Mountain National Park forms part of the Cape Floral Region, a World Heritage Site comprising eight protected areas and covering 553 000ha. The Cape Floral Region is one of the richest in the world.Cape Point is home to over 250 bird species and a variety of animals. Visitors often encounter the resident Chacma Baboons, the Cape Mountain Zebra and various antelope species such as Eland and Bontebok. Whales can be seen on their annual migration past the Point, between May and November.Facilities at Cape Point include the Two Oceans Restaurant, the Flying Dutchman Funicular and 3 retail outlets that carry quality memorabilia.
The Two Oceans Restaurant occupies an enviable position above False Bay at the south-western tip of Africa. The restaurant is famous for its seafood cuisine and its superb wooden deck that looks out onto one of the most stunning ocean views in South Africa. It was recently refurbished to suit its location by reflecting elements of the ocean. The restaurant also includes a sushi bar and the world-class cuisine and service visitors of Cape Point have become accustomed to. The restaurant also manages the Two Oceans Food Shop which caters for picnics and private functions.The Flying Dutchman Funicular transports visitors up a steep slope to the top lighthouse where they can take in the magnificent views. A new and improved Flying Dutchman Funicular was launched in June 2010 and boasts a new body, safer braking technology and bigger windows that allow visitors 360 degree views. The Funicular is named after the famous ghost ship, the Flying Dutchman.Cape Point is managed by the Thebe Tourism Group, in conjunction with Tolcon Lehumoand South African National Parks (SANParks).www.capepoint.co.za