Something different for mother’s day
Mother’s Day is the one day that you can go above and beyond to spoil the most dearest lady in your life, just to show how much you appreciate everything she so unselfishly does for you.
We are sharing some awesome and a bit different ideas to spoil your mom this Mother’s Day.
Zip through the Skies on a NAC Cape Point Helicopter Ride
Be the reason for your Mom’s brightest smile this Mother’s Day by treating her to a flight with NAC Helicopters. Watch the smile on her face broaden as you fly over the picturesque Mother City on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. NAC Helicopters is located at the V&A Waterfront and operates all year round. Make sure you book in advance and that you arrive 20 minutes before your flight. Rides are priced from R1080p/p to R2150p/p and the flights are 45 minutes to 60 minutes long. The journey takes you over the Cape Town Stadium and Robben Island continuing all the way to Atlantic coast, the suburbs of Sea Point, Clifton, Camps Bay and Llandudno, flying over the harbour town of Hout Bay and along the side of Chapman’s Peak Drive then passes over the long, white stretch of Noordhoek beach all the way to Cape Point before returning and giving you a glimpse of Table Mountain and the city bowl on the way back.
Bask in Stellar Views on a Para Taxi Paragliding Excursion
Share a once-in-a-lifetime experience with your Mom on a Para Taxi paragliding flight and treasure the moment forever. Take a flight from Lion’s Head and enjoy the scenery of the Atlantic coast and Robben Island from the sky. A qualified tandem master will be with you every step of the way to make sure you enjoy the experience and are safe. Prices range from R1300 for a 30-minute flight, and having mom with you will only make it all the more special.
Take a Stroll along the Kirstenbosch Treetop Canopy Walkway
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden welcomes visitors with its natural floral scent and unique views of Table Mountain and the surrounding flora. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to stroll along the Kirstenbosch Treetop Canopy Walkway before making your way to Moyo restaurant. Celebrate and spoil your special Mom with an unforgettable buffet lunch accompanied by live entertainment. The delectable meal is priced at R315 per adult and R185 for kids between four and 12 years and free of charge for kids under the age of four. Bookings can be made by calling +27 (0) 21 762 9585 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Booking in advance is highly recommended as tickets sell fast. Bookings can be made by calling +27 (0) 21 762 9585 or emailing email@example.com. Booking in advance is highly recommended as tickets sell fast.
Rediscover Cape Town with a Historical Walking Tour through the CBD
Connect with Mom as you walk through the beautiful city of Cape Town. For those on a tight budget, these free walking tours through either the city centre, Bo-Kaap or District Six is the perfect option. The guided tours start at Green Market Square and takes you passed iconic landmarks, such as St George’s Cathedral, The Parliament and the President’s House, The Castle of Good Hope and The Slave Lodge, The Company’s Gardens.You will have a beautiful and clear view of Table Mountain, Lions Head and Devils Peak as you stroll through our lovely city. Complete your tour with a lovely lunch at the Company’s Garden Restaurant, where good food is offered at an affordable cost.
Go Wine Tasting and Lunching in the Winelands
Located in the beautiful Tygerberg Hills is De Grendel wine estate where guests are encouraged to sample different wines as they take in the breathtaking view of Table Mountain. Start your Mother’s Day with a glass of JC Le Roux, Brut Pinot Noir, Pinot Noir Rosé, La Vallée and La Vallée Rosé and seal the day with a mixed tasting of MCC and sparkling wines. Lunch will be offered at the Le Venue restaurant and mom will have to choose between Moroccan chicken salad or refreshing salmon and leek tartlet, followed by pan-fried line fish or chargrilled sirloin steak for mains. There will be dessert selections of white chocolate and almond cheesecake, served with La Vallée Rosé pears and mixed berry compote, or the vanilla pod crème brûlée with marinated pineapple and pistachio and biscotti crumble. It’s advisable to book beforehand which means mom will receive a complimentary sweet treat.
Your options are endless, you just need to be a bit creative.
Have a wonderful Mother’s Day!
Credit: Cape Town Magizine