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Extraordinary experiences

Explore our collection of extraordinary experiences, exclusively curated with our treasured local partners. 

Foraging for botanicals in the fynbos

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Craft your own gin in The Gin Lab of the Leopard Bar at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, dramatically located above the Atlantic Ocean, and flanked by the majestic Twelve Apostles and Table Mountain.

Our talented mixologist will guide you through the wonderful world of gin as the sun sets, using a selection of botanicals that have been foraged in the beautiful fynbos surrounding the hotel.

Prices: Available on request

Sunset hike and sundowner

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Work up a thirst with a guided sunset hike up to Lion’s Head, peaking at 669 metres above sea level.  

It might be Table Mountain’s lesser-known brother, but Lion’s Head is a must-do hike for visitors, with panoramic views in all directions, including the city, the Twelve Apostles, the ocean and Table Mountain itself. Watch the sun set on another day as you sip on a delicious cocktail, before heading back to the hotel.  

Price: From R1,620 per person for a private tour, and R1,120 per person as part of a group

Catamaran and clay shooting adventure

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Take a luxury catamaran charter from the V&A Waterfront to explore Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard. You’ll visit Robben Island, Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay, enjoying wonderful views of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles.  During your exclusive two-hour adventure, we’ll drop anchor and guests can try their hands at clay shooting on board, all under the supervision of an expert instructor.  

Price: R21,500 for up to 20 people on the boat charter. Clay shooting is an additional R550 per person
(minimum 10 participants)

Paddle with the Penguins

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Visit Boulders Beach and its most famous residents with a unique kayak trip to Cape Town’s penguin colony.  Your two-hour adventure will begin in Simon’s Town, with a short demonstration and safety briefing, before you’ll head out by kayak, past the ships of the Naval Harbour and on to Boulders Beach. On the way, look out for Cape Fur seals, and there’s even the chance of spotting a magnificent whale or two, in winter and spring.  

Price: R350 per person

Heritage wine tasting

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Experience a wine tasting journey like no other in South Africa’s oldest wine producing region, less than a 20-minute drive from Cape Town. Constantia Glen is a boutique wine estate, known for its crisp white wines and vibrant reds, thanks to its cool climate and altitude. The area has been producing wine since 1685, and much of the harvest is still picked by hand, thanks to the region’s undulating foothills.  

Price: From R75 per person
Time: Open 11am - 6pm Sunday to Friday,
11am - 8pm on Saturday

Bespoke fragrance workshop

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Create your own signature perfume in Franschhoek with our treasured partners at Perfume Prive. During a bespoke two-hour workshop, you’ll explore different notes and nuances of scent to create a unique 10ml of perfume oil and perfumed body cream that’s perfect for you.  

Suitable for men and women, the experience also includes a free tour through Africa’s first perfume museum and complimentary hot drinks.  

Price: R520 per person

Discover the secrets of tea

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Visit our partners at Ka Pa Tée tea room, home to the largest range of hand-blended, organic tea in South Africa. Perhaps you’ll choose a wellness tea to revitalise and boost your health; a white tea to revel in its delicate and regal flavour; or a tea with nods to fruit and floral tones. Whichever you choose, their incredible loose leaf tea is from suppliers that are sustainable, fair and ethical. And your tasting will be accompanied by decadent chocolate brownies.   

Price: R150 per person

Take to the skies at sunrise

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Enjoy an experience of a lifetime with this hot air balloon flight over the stunning Cape winelands.  

Leaving at sunrise, you’ll fly between the mountains of one of the most magnificent valleys on Earth, near the southernmost tip of Africa. Savour stunning views of the Hottentot Holland mountain range, the rolling green of the Paarl vineyards, and the region’s golden wheatfields glowing in the morning sun. You’ll even be able to spot the famous Table Mountain in the distance.  

R3900 per person. Available from November to April (weather permitting)

Nelson Mandela Freedom Flight

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Take an exhilarating private helicopter flight with Christo Brand, warder and close friend of Nelson Mandela. Over more than four hours, you’ll hear the inside story of Mandela’s time in prison whilst flying along the breathtaking coastline of the Atlantic Seaboard. You will then be welcomed at the magnificent five-star Mont Rochelle Estate In the picturesque town of Franschhoek, where you’ll enjoy a delectable wine tasting and three-course lunch.

Price: From R54,000 for up to three passengers