Entries by Getaway

Visit the Bo-Kaap aka The Malay Quarter

The Bo-Kaap is an area of Cape Town, South Africa formerly known as the Malay Quarter. It is a former township, situated on the slopes of Signal Hill above the city centre and is a historical centre of Cape Malay culture in Cape Town. The Nurul Islam Mosque, established in 1844, is located in the […]

Two Oceans Aquarium for the family

The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. The aquarium was opened on the 13 November 1995 and comprises several exhibition galleries with large viewing windows: The aquarium is named for its location, where the Indian and Atlantic Ocean meet. This is the perfect outing for the whole family, even the little […]

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Take a touristic walk through Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain.

Two Oceans Helicopter Trip

Experience two oceans in one helicopter trip on a scenic flight from Cape Town! On a route around beautiful Table Mountain, glide along the Atlantic Coastline and cross the Cape Peninsula through Sun Valley to reach the waters of False Bay. See contrasting landscapes around the different stretches of coast, from the craggy peaks of […]

Hike Lion’s Head

Looming above Cape Town and the surrounding ocean like a sentinel, Lion’s Head is an iconic piece of the city’s wondrous topography. At 669 meters above sea level, its peak offers panoramic views of the city, Table Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, making it a wildly popular destination for hiking enthusiasts (and a top spot […]

Robben Island Experience

Robben Island is an island near Cape Town in South Africa. It was a high-security prison where Nelson Mandela (former president of South Africa) was held captive for 18 years. He and the other political prisoners were forced to work at the limestone quarries on the island. They were not allowed to talk or do anything but work. Robben Island is both a South African National Heritage Site as well as a UNESCO […]

Visit Cape Point and Boulders Beach

Enjoy a day excursion to Cape Point and don’t forget to visit the penguins at Boulders Beach. Boulders beach is a sheltered beach made up of inlets between granite boulders, from which the name originated. Cape Point is a promontory at the southeast corner of the Cape Peninsula, which is a mountainous and scenic land-form […]

Women’s Day Celebration

Spoil the Roses🌹 in Your Life at Raddison Blu Cape Town Water Front on Friday the 9th of July for a Women’s day lunch. Why not spoil your rose even more and come stay with #getawayselfcatering? Only R562 for 2 guests per night! (T&C Apply) See you soon!