Weekend Wanderings: The Top of Table Mountain for Kidz Season

Winter in Cape Town is a surprising season… yes there is rain and cold BUT there is also an abundance of sunshine thrown in for good measure, for which, as a sunshine lover, I’m ever so grateful!

On one such sunny Saturday, a few week’s back, I was invited to enjoy Cape Town’s most iconic landmark with my kids as a celebration of Table Mountain Cableway’s new Kidz Season.

Unfortunately my son had a rugby match on (of which I managed to watch the first half), so I extended the invite to my nephew instead and off we went to summit the table top.

The day was filled with “firsts” for Abi and her “twin” cousin, Joey…

IMG_7045

A first ride in a bus, a first ride in a cable car and a first view of their home town from above!

IMG_7035 IMG_7044 IMG_7046

Even my sister, who joined me, hadn’t been to the top since we were kids on holiday with our Gran, enjoyed experiencing the “new” revolving cable car (next year it will be 20 years old!)

IMG_7050 <img IMG_7068 IMG_7069 top of table mountain The kids had an absolute blast exploring the top – from climbing boulders, to scampering down paths, admiring the view, watching the brave abseilers and collecting stones in their pockets (we tipped them out, don’t worry!), they were kept active and entertained for ages… until their moms’ ran out of steam and we all headed to Cafe for a break… but not before taking a turn via the Shop at the Top so they could claim their sweet treat!

It was a great morning enjoying the natural beauty of Table Mountain and we all enjoyed being tourists for a day!

 

table mountain kidz season IMG_7087 IMG_7072 IMG_7077 IMG_7079 IMG_7081 IMG_7084 table mountain for kids IMG_7093 IMG_7098 IMG_7107 IMG_7109 IMG_7112 IMG_7114

Cableway’s Kidz Season allows two kids (under 18) to ride for free with one paying adult who has purchased a return ticket online or from the Lower Cable Station. The offer runs from May 1 to September 30 and is valid on weekends, public holidays, and during the June and July school holidays!

Kids can enjoy a day of fun, food and natural beauty atop the “Table”. There’s even a kiddies’ treasure hunt and vouchers for 2 sweet treats at the top!
cablewaykidz

 

Please note: The Cableway will be closed from 25 July to 7 August 2016 for annual maintenance

Avatar
Kathryn Rossiter

Kathryn is a South African lifestyle blogger and mom of 2 who has been blogging daily for almost 7 years! She writes about travel, health, beauty, fashion, decor and family... but not food (unless it's food she's eaten made by someone else) as she is a hopeless cook. She only wakes up early for 2 things... a red-eye flight to somewhere exotic and early morning game drives. She has just finished an extensive home renovation and would prefer to never see another box again. She's never met a chocolate or glass of bubbles that she didn't like!

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.