What Cape Town offers this Easter
Easter is the time for chocolate eggs. If you are privileged enough to spend Easter in the Mother City, make use of these holiday specials. From egg hunts for the kids to Sunday buffets for the family and everything in between, available in Cape Town.
EGG HUNT AT DELVERA AGRI-VILLAGE
Get your family to the Delvera agri-village in Stellenbosch for an afternoon filled with sweet indulgences. Egg hunts are scheduled for Thursday, Saturday and Monday, at their kiddies’ venue, Kids Xing. A range of flags will be planted in the lush garden for kids to snatch up and exchange for yummy Easter eggs.
EASTER SUNDAY LUNCH AND HIGH TEA AT THE TWELVE APOSTLES
View the Atlantic Ocean on Easter Sunday at a leading seaside resort in Cape Town, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. A special lunch at the Azure Restaurant, offers a sumptuous buffet spread. After the feast parents can relax whilst the little ones will be entertained with an Easter egg hunt.
No lunch for you? Well then, a special high tea will include a variety of Easter-inspired pastries and snacks and a good selection of fragrant brews.
LINDT CHOCOLATE EASTER WORKSHOP
Get your kids and their imaginations to the Cape Quarter-based Lindt Chocolate Studio’s Easter kids’ class on Saturday. They will decorate a pre-moulded Easter Bunny using chocolate modelling paste and edible cocoa butter. The Lindt chocolatiers will give them a tour of the studio before demonstrating how to decorate the bunny. Children will take their bunnies home.
EASTER WEEKEND CONCERT IN WORCESTER
Start your Easter weekend merrily on Good Friday with a live show. The king of Afrikaans folk music, Kurt Darren, will perform at the Golden Valley Casino in Worcester. He promises to do a number of brand new songs from his latest album. Garth Taylor, 2011 SA Idols finalist Crushanda Forbes and singing starlet Jody Williams, SA Idols 2007 winner, will all share the stage.
EASTER AT SPIER
Spier, one of Stellenbosch’s most renowned wine estates, is hosting numerous activities over the Easter weekend and the rest of April, to create the ideal holiday retreat for your whole family.
Naming just a few:
– Special Easter tasting that pairs hot cross buns,
– Scotch eggs with wine;
– Good Friday seafood braai featuring pickled fish;
– Easter Sunday treasure hunt
– Chocolate egg decorating
– Sunday harvest table lunch;
– Monday morning Easter brunch.
EASTER AT THE V&A WATERFRONT
There will be loads of Easter entertainment at the V&A Waterfront. Children of all ages can mingle with cuddly bunnies, chickens, sheep and more at a petting zoo. Or participate in egg decorating workshops and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Interactive dancing and musical games will be offered near the water’s edge. Adults can get excited about an innovative fashion show with trends for the upcoming seasons and the Minute to Win It game show.
EASTER PICNICS AND SUNDAY LUNCH BUFFET
Hazendal Wine Estate will treat visitors to festive food galore with special Easter themed picnic baskets and a Sunday lunch buffet. The picnics can be enjoyed on the vast green lawn. Sunday lunch at the Hermitage Restaurant will feature scrumptious food and finish with a chocolate egg hunt in the garden to be fun for the whole family.
If you are hitting the road for the holidays, be sure to have your Insurance in place.