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Monday, 09 March 2020 12:03

Fun day out at the Cape Getaway Show this weekend

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Fun day out at the Cape Getaway Show this weekend

Pack up the kids – and the dogs – and head to Stellenbosch for a jam-packed day of fun and activities at the Cape Getaway Show from 6 to 8 March 2020 at Sandringham Farm.

There’s plenty to keep the entire family entertained at the Western Cape’s biggest travel, outdoor and adventure event. With a host of interactive exhibits, exciting activities and adventure, a vast array of stunning destinations, valuable hints, tips and information, as well as great show specials and prizes, it’s a fun day out for the family. Activities include:

  • Adventure Junction – Zorbing and giant adventure inflatables.
  • Toddler area – train rides, a variety of soft play stations and ice cream parlour. 
  • Pet hotel! Bring along your fur friends for a play date (remember to bring along your pet’s vaccination cards).
  • Mobile spa – relax in an African setting at the show and enjoy a massage.
  • Foodtopia – from meaty barbeques to traditional South African cuisine and exotic delights, plus a delicious Vegan station.
  • Drinks Village – there’s something for everyone with a beer tent, wine and gin experience.
  • Take Me Home service – let a driver deliver you safely back home in your own car (free within a 50km radius of Sandringham Farm).
  • Live music.
  • The Getaway Slow Lounge – the magazine chill zone, with incredible subscription prizes and getaway competitions to be won. There’s more! Rugby Legend James Dalton will be launching his biography, Bulletproof, and will be hosting a book signing in the lounge on Saturday 7th March 2020 at midday.
  • Craft Market – a wide variety of crafter’s will be putting out their finest products, including leather items, jewellery and preserves.
  • Spin and Win – the ever-popular prize winning area with plenty of prizes up for grabs.
  • Competitions and prizes.

While the kids are entertained the grown-ups can get down to the serious business of planning the next holiday. Bringing the spirit of Getaway Magazine to life, the Cape Getaway Show has it all, from hiking the Fynbos Trail to climbing Kilimanjaro; from Lesotho to the Seychelles, from Mossel Bay to the Battlefields, from Namibia to Oudtshoorn; from family holidays to adventure travel.

Some of the destinations and adventures that will be on show to help travel-lovers plan their next holidays include Blue Rhino Safaris; ATKV Resorts, Gondwana Collection Namibia; Outdtshoorn and De Rust Tourism; Climbing Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Wildlife Safaris and Biking Kilimanjaro; Lesotho Kingdom in the Sky; the Seychelles Islands; Durban Tourism; the Fynbos Trail; Dundee - Gateway to the Battlefields; the Oystercatcher Trail; N3 Gateway; Monkeyland; Namaqua Camino; Mossel Bay Guest House Guild; KZN Sharks Board; and Thompson’s for Travel.

A variety of accommodation options and online booking services will be showcasing their establishments at the show, including the discount accommodation specialists Breakfree Accommodation, Windsor Hotel & Apartments, Mount Cedar Lodge & Olives and Pumula Beach Hotel & Champagne Sports Resort.

Accessories to make your next trip hassle-free include Bush Lapa offroad caravans, The Trolley Company, Hood Guise, Stabilens & Peter's GuideBooks offering the ultimate guide to National Parks, Eleksa electric vehicles, Jai Du Hammocks, Dice Shuttles, Madkon’s next generational bring-n-braai technology, Afrispoor trailers and Afromontane outdoor clothing, plus a variety of health and lifestyle brands offering solutions to health-related issues linked to travel.

Purchase your ticket to the Getaway Show and receive a @frits Pet Hotel voucher for a sleepover for your pet. Go to getaway.co.za for more information, follow the Getaway Show on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @getawayshow. Follow the Getaway Show social media channels and watch out for amazing competitions like massage vouchers, getaways and lots more.

The show Show hours are Friday 12 noon to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 6pm, and Sunday 9am to 4pm. Book at Computicket (https://tickets.computicket.com/event/the_getaway_show/7122885), at R100 for adults, R50 for scholars and pensioners, free for kids 12 and under, and a family package for two adults and two kids at R150. By buying your ticket, you automatically stand a chance to win a five-night stay at Uroa Bay Beach Resort in Zanzibar for two people.

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