Cape Town Activities under R200
The one we do not speak off… the budget! Let’s admit it, travelling has never been a cheapie and we can’t all flaunt our cash left right and centre…
Luckily for you, we get the struggles of having to count your pennies and we found a sick list of adventures and treats that won’t cost you more than 200 Rand. Discover Cape Town’s unique culture, people and history through outdoor activities, restaurants and bars and museums with a happy wallet.
Acrobatic, juggling, trapeze, comedy at the Zip Zap Dome
Enjoy a full 80 minute show with South Africa’s mind-blowing talent for only R100. Yes, you heard us right, Zip Zap has been creating shows and discovering talent since 1992. They will knock your socks off with a twist and a flip. If it was good enough for Mandela’s 77th Birthday and the International Circus Festival, we can promise you and good laugh and fantastic acrobatic talent. If you are looking for a behind the scene sneak peak, they had their own TV series called “Life in the Circus” on eTV.
Eat Cake and eat more cake at Charly’s Bakery
Here you can sit and have a coffee and a mouth-watering cupcake in South Africa’s most iconic bakery for a minimum of 35 rand. It’s the home of ‘mucking afazing’ cakes in Cape Town, so we know you will love it as much as we did. This wicked family owned business will make you think twice about your diet. Try the cookie monster cupcake, it’s a personal favourite here at Once!
Easy peasy sightseeing with the Hop On, Hop Off Bus
Here you can get a 1 day red route ticket for R150 (per adult) or even R130 if you buy online (score!)
This is probably one of the best ways to become familiar with our mother city, you will have the chance to see the most beautiful views with little to no effort at all. Plug in your earphones and enjoy your own personal tour in more than 16 languages.
Old school movie viewing at the Labia Theatre
You might have heard your granny talking about the good all days and the almost forgotten bioscope, but here is your chance to relive to coolest nostalgia in what we would call probably the coolest and most unique independent art-repertory cinema in South Africa. Grab a drink on the terrace and step inside and watch a show for no more than 40 Rand. Enjoy commercial movies, documentaries and art films in the presence of some pretty amazing art and fil loving locals.
Release your inner Sherlock at HintHunt
It’s all fun and games, for R129 p/p for a group of 6. Here is something different, guys and girls. Grab a few mystery lovers and go on the iconic Cape Town HintHunt. Situated at the vibrant Old Biscuit Mill they promise a competitive, fun and unique experience. Without giving the game away, you get 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a tiny room. The goal is simple yet challenging: get out in time! That’s all we are going to say, go see for yourself, let’s see if your inner Sherlock will kick in.
Those are our must do’s here at once, guys. Feel free to go wild on a budget and be sure to pop us all your questions.
Cheerio you curious cats.
Until next time,