Cape Town, the Mother City understands the budget game far more than any other city in South Africa, and for next to no money at all one can enjoy the greatest things.
Cost: R60 for Adults, R30 Children under 12
Meeting the once called ‘Jackass’ Penguins on a beautiful setting like Boulders Beach is really something enjoyable for the entire family. The facilities are kept spotless by the parks board and so is the beach. The African Penguins are endangered and by having a fun filled day you are also contributing to the upkeep of this breeding colony.
Cost: R95 Adults, Children R45, Pensioners and Students R55
The World of Birds is a must visit in Cape Town, the World of Birds is nestled in the bosom of Table Mountain near Hout Bay and the vast array of bird species is amazing, not to mention how close and personal one can get to a parliament of owls.
Brought to you by the awesomeness of the V&A Waterfront and Savannah Premium Cider, comes the epic Galileo Open air Cinemas. For only R100 you get Entrance into the cinema, a chair and a comfy blanket. Its romantic and a simply awesome experience. Who said drive-ins were gone? They have simply been upgraded to a hippie feeling fantastic experience.
Simon’s Town Submarine Tour
Cost: R40 Adults, R20 Children
There is a privately owned company, HGTS Tours that give the public tours on a retired South African Naval Submarine, The SAS Assegaai. Experience this hour long tour and feel what it feels like to be on a submarine for real. The ticket includes entrance into the museum at South African Naval Headquarters and a bus ride from Jubilee Square to where the SAS Assegaai rests.
Cost: R40 Adults, R20 Children, Pensioners and Students.
Definitely a sight to behold is the celestial theatre at the Iziko Planetarium situated on the border of the Company Gardens. Transforming the sky outside into a fabulously lit night sky, you can lie back and be overwhelmed by the phenomenal miracle that is the galaxy which we live in.