Experience Cape Town
In her spectacular setting on a jagged peninsula at the very south-eastern tip of the Africa, Cape Town – South Africa’s ‘Mother City’ is world-renowned as one of the most beautiful cities of the world. The enticing blend of extraordinary natural beauty and world-class infrastructure, of fascinating history and contemporary multi-culturalism offers our incentive travelers a dazzling array of inspired adventures, activities and events that they will never forget. The central city, with its notable historic and contemporary features, nestles between the iconic Table Mountain, a New7Wonder of the World and Table Bay with its popular Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront. Cape Town is hip and happening with an eclectic mix of café culture and castles, trendy art galleries and traditional street-markets, sophisticated wining and dining alongside artisan-crafted food stalls, laid-back creative rendezvous and stylish nightclubs. The city surrounds are spectacular mountains that harbor a unique floral kingdom, breath-taking white beaches washed by both the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, charming fishing bays and seaside villages, sprawling townships and colorful Malay Quarters, and just further afield, one of the most picturesque and celebrated winelands of the world. Cape Town has recently won the coveted global award, World Design Capital 2014. There’s more than enough to see and do in Cape Town to arrange and execute one the finest, most memorable incentive programmes in the world. However, many of our clients would like their guests to also experience the many delights that other Southern African destinations offer.
- Spectacular mountains that harbor a unique floral kingdom
- Breath-taking white beaches washed by two oceans
- Home to one of the most celebrated winelands in the world
What to Do
Sip Champagne on the summit of Table Mountain – a New7Wonder of the World
A brief trip in the rotating Swiss-designed cable car takes guests to the summit of Table Mountain, which offers a spectacular view over the City Bowl, Table Bay and Robben Island, across the sprawl of suburbs and townships all the way to the mountains of the Cape Winelands. Guests can easily explore the mountain-top along the designated trails, and we will add that extra flair by laying out champagne and canapés!
Adventure through Cape Town’s exciting Urban Environment
An ideal team-building event that enables guests to voyage through the City experiencing the legacy, living the culture and feeling the rhythm that is uniquely Cape Town. Guests explore the historic Company Gardens, haggle with the humorous flower-sellers of Adderley Street, busk with gumboot dancers and master an African drumbeat, they identify Cape Malay spices and visit the poignant slave lodge museum. This is an innovative and rewarding way to discover the real human stories behind the historic facts of the city in an adventurous and inspirational way.
Explore the magnificent Cape Peninsula
From helicopter flips across the rugged mountains to swooping speed-boat rides across the stunning bays; from paddling with penguins to enjoying traditional open-air seafood ‘braais’ on the beautiful white beaches, your group will relish in a perfectly planned and executed day excursion that combines history and natural history, adventure and action with a whole lot of amazement and fun! The outing will be tailored to your guests preferences and may include the fantastic beach party or an action-packed adventure combining powerboats, croc-surfing, volley ball and much more.
Once in a Lifetime Experience in the Cape Winelands
It is often the small touches that make a great impact. We’ll be on hand to suggest adding flair to your program by moving your group around the Cape Winelands in exciting and unforgettable ways. Whether it's helicopter flips or transfers in vintage cars or motorbikes with sidecars, we’ll come up with the ideas that ensure your guests have the most memorable experience.
Journey into the Cape Winelands
The world-renowned Cape Winelands are just a short distance from Cape Town and easily reached by road or helicopter. With picturesque mountains and valleys, the Cape Winelands boast a host of outstanding wine estates and fascinating historic towns. There is a wide range of exciting and elegant activities in the Cape Winelands that easily can be included in a Cape Town program.
Enter an Amazing Race at the scintillating V&A Waterfront
Situated on the working harbor, Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront boasts world-class shopping, fine dining and endless entertainment. It is the ideal setting for a team-building on-foot and by-boat adventure that will take in historic monuments, busking musicians, swinging bridges, seals and sharks. Heading out with maps and navigational clues, teams will explore the treasure trove of exciting and interactive challenges. Prize-giving and a well-deserved round of drinks can be held in the afternoon at one of the fine Waterfront pubs or restaurants.
Enjoy authentic interactions during the Langa Cultural Experience
There are a number of fantastic activities that can be included in a tour of Langa, one of Cape Town’s oldest townships. Guests have incredible opportunities to experience the dynamic ‘vibe’ of daily township life and interact with the locals in a friendly and respectful atmosphere. The Langa Cultural Experience is shaped to meet the unique preferences of your group and may include walking or bicycle tours, a visit to a crèche or school, drumming or gumboot dancing, arts & crafts shopping, helping with a development project or enjoying an outing to an authentic ‘shebeen’.
Prepare a traditional Cape Malay meal in an authentic family home
The stories and scents of the colourful, historic Cape Malay Quarter, the Bo-Kaap, come to life during this innovative, authentic community experience. Guests enjoy a guided walking tour through the cobbled streets, taking in the fascinating Bo-Kaap Museum and shopping for spices in the local shops. The Cape Malay Cooking Safari is hosted in a genuine home and includes a demonstration as well as hands-on experience of making the aromatic delicacies that are part of the delicious traditional meal.
Relish a grand Afternoon Tea
Evoking all the grandeur of the colonial era, Cape Town presents an outstanding venue for an elegant Afternoon Tea. At the iconic and historic Mount Nelson Hotel your guests can indulge in the finest loose-leaf teas from around the world and sumptuous buffets featuring traditional and contemporary cakes, pastries, petit fours and many other dainties.
Relax and watch the sunset in sumptuous style
With its spectacular stretch of Atlantic seaboard, Cape Town offers a variety of exciting places for a group to relax together, unwind and enjoy sundowners. Whether it’s on the stunning sea-view terrace of the 5-star 12 Apostles Hotel, the panoramic view from Signal Hill or right on the beach at the stylish Shimmy Beach Club, your guests will have the time of their lives as the sun sinks into the sea at the end of a splendid day.
Celebrate Cape Town at an outstanding Gala Dinner event
A wealth of choice makes Cape Town such a pleasure when planning a gala dinner event for your group. Whether it’s a grand banquet laid out at the historic Castle of Good Hope with a welcome from the Guard of Honor or a magnificent African feast hosted at the famous Gold Restaurant filled with outstanding traditional entertainment - the sights, sounds and tastes will make for a sensational, unforgettable celebration.
Where to Stay
The One And Only
Guests experience unprecedented luxury and style at the One&Only Cape Town, located on a marina at the vibrant V&A Waterfront. The One&Only Cape Town is an urban chic resort setting a whole new standard for South Africa hotels that is designed to enchant the senses and renew one’s sense of self. Guests will enjoy the welcoming atmosphere, world-famous restaurants and beautiful bar, as well as the extraordinary spa facilities.More information
Cape Grace boutique hotel delivers all the creature comforts you'd expect from world class luxury accommodation in Cape Town, and lots of little extras too. Backed by iconic Table Mountain and perfectly positioned on its own private quay in the center of Cape Town's vibrant V&A Waterfront, Cape Grace epitomises style and sophistication in an atmosphere alive with genuine warmth and hospitality.More information
Westin Hotel Cape Town
Within walking distance of the V&A waterfront and an ideally located to explore Cape Town, The Westin offers exclusive service, elegant rooms and excellent views. Dine in a selection of fine restaurants or enjoy a cocktail in the bar. Indulge yourself in the award-winning Arabella Spa on the 19th floor and look out across sea, mountains and the city while enjoying luxury treatments. A stay at the Westin ensures that your time in Cape Town will never be forgotten.More information
Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront
Situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean overlooking a private marina, the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront offers sweeping views of Table Mountain, Robben Island and the nearby V&A Waterfront. Guests will enjoy all the first-class amenities, delicious dining options and excellent facilities.More information
Set in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, the iconic colonial-era Mount Nelson Hotel offers guests a sophisticated and memorable stay. Enjoying a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain, and just a short stroll from downtown, Mount Nelson Hotel offers the perfect combination of leafy tranquility and contemporary buzz. Guests will enjoy the old-world charm, excellent cuisine and elegant services.More information
Taj Cape Town
This five-star hotel is ideally located in the center of historic Cape Town at the entrance to the famous pedestrian precinct, St George's Mall. Taj Cape Town is perfectly situated for those wanting to experience authentic Cape Town, and it offers guests a blend of sophistication and unmatched comfort. Guests will enjoy an eclectic variety of cuisine and culinary experiences including an Indian specialty restaurant, a relaxed all-day dining restaurant and a Champagne, Guinness and Seafood bar.
Southern Sun The Cullinan
Set on Cape Town City’s foreshore, within walking distance of the V&A Waterfront, Southern Sun The Cullinan is stylishly grand and perfectly majestic. Timeless architecture and opulent décor creates a mood that is a world-away-from-home, while the quality service and attention to detail ensure that guests’ every need is taken care of. Accommodation is elegant and spacious with spectacular City views, luxurious bathrooms and all modern amenities. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, gym, fitness centre, The Star Bar and The Peach Tree Restaurant.More information
15 On Orange Hotel
The African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel is an icon of style in the heart of the Mother City. Located in Gardens, a leafy and upmarket precinct within the Cape Town city bowl, this exceptional hotel offers remarkable décor and a guest experience beyond compare. Guests are within walking distance of the National Museum, the Planetarium, the Company Gardens, a range of shops and chic urban eateries. Each spacious suite is designed with optimum comfort and luxury in mind, offering bespoke furnishings and opulent en-suite bathrooms.
Queen Victoria Hotel
This distinctive five-star boutique hotel is renowned for its stunning design and spectacular position in a quiet, historic precinct that overlooks Table Mountain, the City Bowl, Cape Town Harbour and the sparkling sea beyond. This idyllic location is conveniently within close walking distance of the V&A Waterfront, but just far away enough to be removed from the noisy hustle and bustle of this world-renowned attraction. To enhance your experience of ultimate luxury, guests have access to a designer urban spa, a state-of-the-art gym and a beautiful pool.More information
Victoria And Alfred Hotel
This landmark hotel has a truly spectacular location on the Pier Head of Cape Town’s iconic Victoria And Alfred Waterfront. The views of the working harbour and Table Mountain are unforgettable and when you are ready to leave your plush accommodation, there is a wide variety of activities right on your doorstep. The Victoria & Alfred Hotel is within safe strolling distance of designer stores, indigenous craft markets, gourmet restaurants and a wide variety of tourist attractions including the Two Oceans Aquarium and the boat cruise to Robben Island.More information
Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel
Within walking distance of the V&A Waterfront, this modern full service hotel seamlessly caters to the leisure traveller’s every need. Breath-taking views of Table Mountain can be enjoyed from chic and spacious rooms that offer perfect quality and comfort. Guests can enjoy the fitness centre, swimming pool, 24 hour in-room dining and inspired cuisine at the Yizani Restaurant.More information
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa stands at the edge of the world. On one side, a line of majestic mountains – The Twelve Apostles – reaches towards the heavens; on the other, the sun sets on breeching whales, playful dolphins, and crashing Atlantic rollers. And all around, you can walk the wilderness trails of the Table Mountain National Park. We'll even pack you a picnic. And yet this luxury 5-star boutique hotel is just a few minutes from worldly, cosmopolitan Cape Town.More information
Vineyard Hotel And Spa
The Vineyard Hotel & Spa offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town. Just 15 minutes away from the Mother City, this gorgeous establishment comprises the original home of Lady Anne Barnard, a popular figure in local history who lived on this site over 200 years ago, as well as new bedrooms designed by highly acclaimed architects Jack Barnett and Revel Fox. It also features an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, an Angsana Spa, and two outstanding restaurants including renowned contemporary fusion style eatery Myoga.More information
This awe-inspiring hotel is set on the lush, forested slopes of Table Mountain in the historic Constantia Valley. All suites and rooms feature views of the mountain or manicured gardens – and when guests are ready to venture out, this is an ideal base from which to explore the diverse natural and cultural attractions of Cape Town. The Cellars-Hohenort is renowned for its two award-winning restaurants, which are overseen by Cape Town's only Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff. There is also a Fresh Wellness Spa, as tennis court and a Gary Player-designed golf putting and chipping green on offer.More information
This unforgettable hotel in a majestic Edwardian mansion was once the stately home of Sir John and Lady Ellerman. Gracing the slopes of Lion’s Head in the prestigious Bantry Bay area of Cape Town, Ellerman House offers panoramic views of the bay and Atlantic coastline. It also features beautiful tiered gardens, elegant interiors and a celebrated art collection. The property is not open to the public, giving guests a genuine level of privacy and luxury – with two lounges, a library, two dining rooms, a spa, pool, gym, whisky bar and an expansive outdoor space to explore.More information
The Alphen Boutique Hotel
Set in the Constantia Valley, this elegant and luxurious hotel is an 18th century historical treasure in 11.5 acres of fairytale gardens. With three unique hospitality venues to choose from, from La Belle Bistro & Bakery, The Rose Bar outdoor garden lounge to the 5 Rooms Restaurant, guests will be spoiled for choice. Enjoy contemporary glamour in indulgent and avant-garde luxury suites set in three charming heritage manor houses spread across the gardens, offering modern amenities and exceptional services, as well as opulent bathrooms and 100% Egyptian cotton.More information
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