We are the world’s first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary (located in The Crags, near Plettenberg Bay). We offer tours (we call them monkey safaris) during which you’ll see more than 550 primates including of capuchin monkeys, ringtail and black-and-white ruffed lemurs, saki monkeys, squirrel monkeys, vervet monkeys, 2 species of langur, howler monkeys, gibbons, etc in their forest home. You will also experience our 128-metre suspended canopy walk whilst on tour. There’s also a restaurant, souvenir store, and viewing deck. Our safari guides are multi-lingual (English, Afrikaans, German, Dutch, French, and Spanish).
Monkeyland is the only primate sanctuary authorized with Fair Trade Tourism in South Africa. Please contact Lara [email protected] for further info.
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
We offer a variety to suite everyone's needs, which is why it has attracted more than 24-million visitors since its opening in 1929.
Catch a cable car
Take the five-minute cable car trip to the top of Table Mountain, 1 089 metres above Cape Town, and examine the summit (The Cableway is wheelchair accessible and yes, some parts at the top are too).
Grab a bite
You’ll find our self-service restaurant, Table Mountain Café, offering a variety of food and drinks, snacks, desserts and wines.
Enjoy the view
This is a great spot to sit and soak up the compelling 360-degree views of Cape Town, Table Bay, the nearby peaks of the surrounding mountains and the rest of the Table Mountain National Park, in which the Cableway is stationed.
A selection of gifts and curios are on sale at the Shop at the Top. Pop in and find something extraordinary to remind you of your visit to the highest point in Cape Town.
Go for a hike
Hit one of three hiking trails that start at the Upper Cable Station and explore the pinnacle further. Table Mountain is part of a World Heritage Site, an vital part of the Cape Floristic Region and the only richest floristic area in the world. There is a lot of fynbos vegetation on the mountain, with over 1 460 different species of plants. There are also plenty of dassies, lizards, insects and birdlife to be seen.
Join a guided walk
This include thirty-minute guided tours which happen on the hour from 09:00 to 15:00 daily, departing from the Twelve Apostles Terrace (below the Café). These are free, family-friendly walks conducted by our staff, who will share the story of Table Mountain and the Cableway, and provide any assistance you may require.
Watch a sunset
Check out our Special Offers. There’s no better place to watch a beautiful African sunset than from the top of Table Mountain.
If you are feeling adventurous, you could abseil down a cliff face with Abseil Africa
BIRDS OF EDEN: THE GARDEN ROUTE’S VERY OWN WORLD CLASS FREE FLIGHT BIRD SANCTUARY
Birds of Eden's unique two hectare dome (the World's largest) spans over a canyon of indigenous forest. The sanctuary has its own mysterious ruin, which joins a stroll behind waterfall. Another element is its amphitheatre, which has the ability to seat more than 200 visitors.
The decision to develop Birds of Eden stems from the need to create a sheltered environment in which to release a large collection of free-flight African birds, miniature monkeys and the sanctuary also empowers bird owners to apply to release their pet birds into the sanctuary, after undergoing rehabilitation.
Birds of Eden opened its doors to the general population in December 2005. There currently more than 3,500 birds live at the sanctuary.
Jukani is the home of rescued predators and other wildlife where the emphasis is on conservation and education, particularly on the plight of predators both in captivity and in the wild everywhere throughout the world.
At Jukani you can see the vast majority of the larger cats such as lion, Bengal and Siberian tiger, jaguar, leopard, cheetah, puma, caracal and serval together with rarer species such as white lions and tigers and black leopard.
The sanctuary is likewise home to other predators, for example, African wild dog, hyena, jackal, honey badger and zorilla together with other wildlife, for example, zebra, springbuck, raccoons and a variety of species of snake.
Our experienced and knowledgeable guides will take you on a tour of the sanctuary and introduce you to its inhabitants whilst offering a wealth of interesting and fascinating information regarding each of the species.
A visit to Jukani is not just about viewing big cats, it is a informative experience at a sanctuary where the animal's physical and emotional needs are put above all else. Unlike some other facilities, the cats here do not breed and cubs are not removed from their mothers to be ‘cuddled’ by guests. These cubs frequently end their days as trophy hunter's prey.
Jukani is a sanctuary, a place of refuge where the wildlife is treated with respect and protected from hunting and other dangers in safe and natural surroundings.
The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance, a non-profit organisation (PBO No. 200/060 667/08) is the sole caretaker of the animals at Jukani, and therefore their future is secured.
Jukani is funded by means for responsible eco-tourism and strives to achieve an effective harmony between conservation and economic reality.
A restaurant and curio shop is also available together with disabled access and facilities.