Easter in Cape Town

2013-03-15 16:31
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Here are few places to definitely grab a cuppa in Cape Town.

The Western Cape is a firm favourite, irrespective of the holiday season. If you are in the Cape and have not yet confirmed your plans for Easter, we’ve round-up some events and things to do in and around the city.

Take a look…

Madame Zingara at the V&A Waterfront

The Madame Zingara travelling entertainment restaurant is an enthralling sensory experience - from the fairytale characters who populate the tent to the drama, suspense and thrill of the show to a delectable four course meal prepared by gourmet chefs. Prices range from R385 to R475.

Contact: 0861 623 263
Tickets: From R385 – R475


Kirstenbosch craft Market
The market consists of approximately 180 crafters selling genuine hand crafted goods. There will also be lots of food and drink including delicious pancakes, the best falafels in Cape Town, and halaal food. Otherwise let the Botanical Society’s Kirstenbosch Branch volunteer Garden Guides share all the secrets of the Cape's magnificent garden with you during a two-hour walk that pays homage to all those who turned this old farm into the world class Botanical Garden that is Kirstenbosch.

Contact: 021-697 2853/079-436 6091 Email: tessnic@iburst.co.za
Entrance charge: Free walk but garden entrance fee applies.



The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Artscape is always a firm favourite if you’re looking to entertain the kids for an hour or two. The Tale of Peter Rabbit adaption playing out along the stairwells of this Cape institution will engage your little ones as they help the flopsy bunnies to help Peter Rabbit escape from Mr McGregor’s clutches.

Contact: 021 421 7695 / 021 4232675
Tickets: R50 per person


Lindt Gold Bunny Maze

If you head over to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront – you little ones will enjoy the little treasure hunt every hour at the Barrow Court. Kids will make their way through the Lindt bunny maze in search of chocolate goodies. Otherwise take them over to the delightful play area just outside the food court, featuring fantastic slides, a pirate boat and even a turning world. Parent supervision required.

Contact: 021-408 7600
Entrance: Free


Historical V&A Walking Tour

Another fun thing to do if you’re in the vicinity of the V&A Waterfront is to sign-up for a guided walking tour of the development of the Mother City’s harbour over the last century.   

Contact: 021-408 7600
Ticket: R50 per person
 

The Petty Zoo and Easter Garden

Head to the Craft Market to give your kids a chance to pet and interact with different kinds of animals. Kids can also participate in Sand Art - a wonderful art and crafts experience that helps them be creative! Kids are kept busy by creating their special Easter greeting cards.

Contact: 021-408 7600
Entrance: Free


Step into the Vortex

For all the ravers at heart. "A place in consciousness, where you are one with your soul and its purpose to enjoy every moment of your incarnation. A place which invites the contemplation of divine mystery, and encourages an attitude of spiritual openness not necessarily where answers are grasped or understood but rather where questions are asked, conversations occur, rituals are perpetuated, dances are performed and silence is heard." Yes, tap into the collective oneness of life at this outdoor festival happening in Riviersonderend.

Contact: 021 531 2173
Ticket: R370 to R400


Sedgefield Slow Festival

Come celebrate all things wholesome with family and friends at this fun event held annually over the Easter Weekend.  The Slow Festival has plenty of activities for the children like the Easter Bunny Beach Fling and the sandsculpting challenge. Best of all, many deserving charities are supported by monies raised during the festival.

Contact: 072-949 3002



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