5 Adventurous Cape Town Date Ideas


All out of original ideas? We can help. Surprise your partner this Valentine’s month with one of these exciting outside-the-box date ideas.

SUP Paddling
Copyright: Ian Thurtell


Take in Cape Town’s natural surroundings while floating at Llandudno beach with Red Paddle, or challenge your partner by racing them at the city canals on a stand up paddling board from SUP Cape Town. Rooted in Hawaii, stand up paddling is the fastest growing water-sports in the world. Red Paddle SA offer long term rentals from R 800 per weekend for one board and R 1,500 for two boards delivered anywhere in the Peninsula. Red Paddle also rents out the XL 17ft boards shown in the picture of the couple having SUP breakfast at sea. Rent an inflatable board at Cape Town Surfing in Hout Bay, Surf Emporium in Muizenberg and Great White Sports in Fishhoek.

Location: Around the Peninsula
Cost: R100 (30 mins) | R150 (1 hr) | A weekend rental is R 800 for one board, and R1500 for two | XL as in the picture from R 800 per day
To Book: Tel: 082 789 0411 | 021 425 1019  Email: info@redpaddle.co.za | supcapetown@gmail.com
Facebook:Red Paddle SA | Surf Emporium Muizenberg | SUP Cape Town
Website:  www.redpaddleco.com | www.capetownsurfing.com | www.surfemporium.co.za




Partner up and paddle out of Simon’s Town Waterfront, past the Naval Harbour, and out to Boulder’s Beach to see the penguins with Kayak Cape Town. No experience is necessary and the paddling is no more strenuous than hiking up a hill.

Location: Wharf Street, Simons Town
Cost: R300 pp | 2 hours
To Book: Tel: 065 707 4444 | Email: tours@kayakcapetown.co.za
Facebook: Kayak Cape Town




Free wheel through the Franschhoek Vineyards, while sharing views of picturesque Franschhoek Valley before wine tasting with your partner. Or take the rugged route and ride on jeep tracks and single tracks on Table Mountain to create lasting memories with Scootours.

Scootours® Cape Town – Table Mountain Starting Venue: Table Mountain Kloofnek Parking Area
Scootours® Franschhoek – Winelands Starting Venue: Table Mountain Kloofnek Parking Area
Cost: R490 Driver | R270 Junior passenger
To Book: Tel 082 776 0557 | Email: capetown@scootours.co.za
Facebook: Scootours Cape Town


Head Out Quad Bike Rental

Love isn’t all picnicking under the stars. It can also be a palm-sweating, heart-pumping adventure. Rip through scenic sand dunes on a quad bike at Head Out Tours. Are you a first timer? No problem. You only need 10 minutes on the bike to learn how to control it.

Location: Atlantis Dunes, Dassenberg Rd, Atlantis
Cost: R 750 per person | 1 Hour
To Book: Tel: 082 493 3377 | Email: Headoutours@gmail.com
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Do you dare to swing, climb and crawl through obstacles at impossible heights? Put yourself and your partner through the test of zip lines, tarzan swings, nets, bridges and many more activities which gradually takes you from tree to tree. Acrobranch is perfect for thrill-seeking sweethearts who enjoy blood pumping, adrenaline fueled excitement in the midst of panoramic views of the Constantia Valley.

Location: Constantia Nek Restaurant Grounds, 1 Hout Bay Rd, Constantia, Cape Town
Cost: R220
To Book: Tel: 086 999 0369 | Email: constantia@acrobranch.co.za
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