3 things to do over the Easter weekend in Cape Town
Canal and harbour cruises
Where: V&A Waterfront, behind the One & Only Hotel
Cost: R49 for adults and R30 for children
Embark on an exciting adventure of cruising along the serene waters between the V&A and the Cape Town Convention centre.
With on-board commentary in 15 languages, as well as a special audio channel for kids to tune in on, the whole family can learn the secrets of the canals through stories that will keep you hooked as you pass by key attractions.
If you opt for the harbour cruise, expect to see icons of maritime history as well as epic views of the city’s natural landscape. Be sure to keep an eye out for anything from resident seals to the international ships visiting our shores.
Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome
Where: Cape Town City Centre
Cost: R60 for adults and R30 for children.
Book: 021 481 3900
If gazing up at the night sky enthrals you, a visit to the planetarium is a must.The world-class, multi-functional facility brings digital technology to Cape Town, creating a space of innovation and discovery where art, science and entertainment meet.
The Planetarium and Digital Dome present three shows from Tuesdays to Sundays. The morning show is fun for the whole family, and is especially light-hearted for the little ones.
The afternoon shows are astronomical adventures for space and science enthusiasts.
Oranjezicht City Farm Market
Where: V&A Waterfront
Cost: Free entry.
Nutella and banana-stuffed crepes, freshly baked breads and pastries, fruit and veggies, a nursery boasting beautifully potted plants and flower bouquets and boutique stalls with racks of locally made clothing – there is so much to do, see and taste at the Oranjezicht City Farm Market.
Open on weekends and Wednesday mornings, the destination boasts breath-taking sea views, has plenty of tables and seating options, and is covered by tenting, ideal for rain or shine.
Dogs on leashes are welcome, so round up your family, friends and fur babies for a day of fun.