• Table Mountain – a global icon in its own right
  • Cape Town, known as the ‘Mother City’ for very good reason
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve – home to over 1000 species of flowering plants and the endangered Bontebok antelope
  • Boulders Coastal Park for endearing African Penguins
  • Robben Island
  • Cape Winelands

April to October for botanising and birding following the onset of the winter rains, also for viewing pelagic seabirds off Cape Point

September to October for the annual influx of Southern Right and Humpbacked Whales.

November through to March are summer holiday months with stunning beaches to choose from.

You are spoilt for choice for accommodation and things to do in the Cape Town area, something for all budgets: bed & breakfast, self catering and fully catered options across the budget range.

Cape Town’s centrally situated international airport is well placed to service all domestic routes within SA.

Self-drive or guided day tour options for getting around.

  • Over 200 species of birds occur within the Greater Cape Town area.
  • Pelagic birding off Cape Point, and whale watching in False Bay
  • Botanising and game viewing in the Cape Point National Park.
  • Scuba diving, sport fishing, surfing, hiking, paragliding and kayaking.
  • Guided birding and photographic tours.
  • Exploring the extensive and scenically extensive wine lands of Constantia and Stellenbosch.
  • Excursions to the West Coast,  experience the different culture, habitats, and  scenery

Many varied options exist in relation to budget and other requirements.

Self-catering is a popular option. Click here to view Avian Leisure’s Shearwater Apartment


Patrick and Marie-Louise Cardwell
PO Box 74, Simons Town 7995 South Africa
Ph/Fax: +27 21 786 1414
Mobile: +27 83 272 2455
Skype: mlcardwell