Post lockdown plans? We’ve got you covered

Posted on 29 May 2020

Rickety Bridge and Dirty Boots have the answer to a question on many minds: What to do first after lockdown? The options are endless. With a strong pull toward exploring locally, it’s going to difficult to decide on something that is both epic and easy on the wallet.

Have no fear, the solution to your insatiable desire for an adventure is here.

Rickety Bridge and Dirty Boots are selling 500 vouchers for R1995 per couple, that will give you and a loved one the chance to experience the country you live in. What’s more, 6 bottles of premium Rickety Bridge wines are included in the purchase.

The voucher will also secure a huge discount for adrenaline-filled adventures like shark cage diving, balloon safaris and more. To purchase a voucher online, all you have to do is click this link.

Choose one of the following NINE awesome activities:

– A Helicopter Flight hosted by NAC Helicopters

– A Classic Cobra Car Self-Drive Sunset tour hosted by Cobra Experience

– Royal Enfield Motorcycle rental hosted by RETZA

– A Gin Sunset Safari hosted by Aquila Safaris

– A half Day Franschhoek Winelands Luxury Cycle Tour hosted by Bikes ‘n Wines

– A Fully inclusive outdoor experience hosted by Cape Canopy Tour

– A full day Chauffeured vintage Sidecar tour hosted by Cape Sidecar Adventures

– A Urban culture Retro Motorcycle Tour hosted by Onanyday Adventures

– A Crocodile Diving Experience hosted by Afrikanos

1. Karoo Sundowner Safari

Highlights

Enjoy traditional South African style tapas and a Cruxland Gin sunset, surrounded by the Outiniqua and Langeberg mountains overlooking the reserve and spotting wildlife.

Retail Value R 2990.00/couple

www.sundownsafari.co.za

Details: Post lockdown, we will all want to escape for some fresh air – and what better than to experience the open Karoo landscapes, a short drive from Cape Town, where you can enjoy an unforgettable Big 5 and gin sundowner safari. Enjoy traditional South African style tapas and a Cruxland Gin sunset, surrounded by the Outiniqua and Langeberg mountains overlooking the reserve and spotting wildlife.

Itinerary:

14h00 – 14h30  Depart from Cape Town on a scenic self-drive to Aquila.

16h45 Welcome drinks on arrival at Aquila

17h00  Relax while the ranger briefs you on our COVID19 hygiene protocols before departing on a sundowner safari

19h00 Depart for Cape Town

21h00 – 21h30  Arrive back in central Cape Town

Contact Details:

Aquila Safari

Web: aquilasafari.com

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0214307260

Search for South Africa’s famous wildlife less than a 3 hour drive from Cape Town.

2. The Hopper Helicopter Tour

Highlights

The Hopper is a quick, yet breath-taking experience, making this the perfect tour if you’re short on time. Taking off from the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.

Retail Value: R 2800.00/couple

Details: Taking off from the V&A Waterfront, you’ll be awestruck by the Atlantic ocean stretching out to the horizon, and possible sightings of whales and dolphins below. Further on, you’ll pass over Green Point Stadium – built for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup – before seeing a bird’s-eye view of Robben Island on your right, and Table Mountain on your left. Hugging the Atlantic coast, you’ll marvel at the Cape Town City Bowl, the Peninsula’s white beaches, and the Twelve Apostles mountain range. Then you’ll get to do it all again, heading back to the V&A Waterfront.

Contact details:

E: [email protected]

W: www.nachelicopterscapetown.com

C: 021 425 3868

A: East Pier Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Take in the scenic Cape Town coastline from above.

3. Afrikanos Crocodile Diving Experience

Highlights

Closer to a Nile Crocodile you cannot get! At Afrikanos, located in Gansbaai, you get to ‘free-dive’ and swim with these majestic creatures

Value R 4300.00/couple

www.afrikanos.co.za

Details: Our first-in-the-world pool enclosure separates man and croc with a state-of-the art stainless steel net!  Once you arrive, you will be welcomed and given an exclusive educational talk on all you want to know about crocodiles. The croc pond tour will then commence for about 45 minutes, and, once finished, get ready to DIVE! The encounter will last up to 2 hours where you will be face-to-face with our awesome crocs!  A truly unique, once in a lifetime, experience! A warm shower awaits you afterwards from where on you can enjoy a meal and drinks at our restaurant on site

Contact

Afrikanos – 48 Van Blommenstein Road, Danger Point, Gansbaai

Tel: +27219396390

Web: [email protected] www.afrikanos.co.za

Instagram: #afrikanosgansbaai

Get up close and personal with these prehistoric predators.

4. Urban Culture Retro Motorcycle Tour (Motorbike driver’s license needed)

Highlights

We meet at On Any Day Adventures for a delicious fresh brew of coffee – debriefing and collection of Triumph Bonnevilles and then suit up for a bike ride like you’ve never experienced in your life.

Retail value R 6600.00/couple

Details: Jacaranda City – Johannesburg – Magaliesburg – Jacaranda City

First stop at the custom creator in Germiston ‘Soekoe’ custom Motor Bicycles. Then onto Maboneng. Lunch is at the ‘Living Room’ a hip & happening roof top restaurant. After lunch, Newtown is next, discovering graffiti art-pieces strategically adorning the pillars, nooks and corners of the area in the most unconventional way. Next stop is at a local craft coffee company for a tour at ‘Green Bean Coffee Company’. Then into the Hennops Valley and back to the Jacaranda City at 17h00.

Contact Details:

Location: 369 Delphinus Street, Waterkloof Ridge

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0824694766 www.onanydayadventures.com

Experience the Big Smoke in all its glory.

5. Cape Canopy Tour

Highlights

Recognised among the top adventure experiences on the African continent by both Lonely Planet and TripAdvisor, Cape Canopy Tour is sure to leave your ‘post-lockdown’ soul satisfied

Retail Value R 2200.00/couple

Details: This fully guided mountain-top tour will take you into the very heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, giving you a birds-eye view of tumbling waterfalls and plunging gorges. The half-day tour package for two includes a return 4×4 trip into the mountain, fully guided zipline tour along 13 elevated platforms, park fees and a snack-stop along the way. Added extras for each adventurer in this deal: light lunch after the tour, a personalised tour video, and a souvenir buff.

www.CapeCanopyTour.co.za

facebook.com/CapeCanopyTour

twitter.com/CapeCanopyTour

instagram.com/CapeCanopyTour

email: ryan[email protected]

Tel: 0722177753

Traverse the Cape’s treetops right in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom.

6. Cobra Car Rental Sunset Self Drive

Highlights

Collect a classic Cobra car and feel the wind in your hair as you feast your eyes on the foothills of Table Mountain, Lions head and the 12 Apostles mountains.

Retail Value R 2900.00/couple

www.cobraexperience.co.za

Details: Witness the spectacle that is the Cape coast-line while cruising the coastal roads towards Chapmans peak and onto the turnaround point. This offers a great opportunity to take in the view and snap some pictures before enjoying the drive back as the sun dips below the Atlantic. Our Cobra cars are 2-Seater classics with modern V8 engines, brakes and automatic gearboxes.

Location: 48 Rose Street, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town

Inclusions: Classic Cobra Car for a 2 hour Self-drive, 45Km included free to travel, two Coffee vouchers redeemable at any Harbour House restaurant

Keep it cool and explore the Mother City in style with the retro Cobra cars.

7. Half day Franschhoek Winelands Luxury Cycle Tour

Highlights

This luxury bike tour is a gentle, 15km guided cycle tour of the Franschhoek vignerons, designed to overload the senses.

Retail Value R 3600.00/couple

www.bikesnwines.com

Details: The gourmet culinary experience combined with the exquisite surroundings make this a truly exclusive bike tour. Expect to visit two unique wine estates, indulge in boutique wine tastings & pairings and reward your exertions with a cheese and charcuterie platter that will leave your soul happy and your taste bud’s content.

Included: Fully Guided Tour – Limited to maximum of 10 guests on a tour, Mountain Bike and Helmet, Private Vineyard Access, Snacks & bottled water, All Wine tastings on route (2 estates visited), Cheese & Charcuterie platter, Cellar tour, Chocolate or Biltong & wine pairing

Excluded: Gratuities, Additional wine purchases made on the day, EBike Upgrades

Contact Details:

Location: Franschhoek Valley

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0722177753

Get up close and personal with South Africa’s finest wine region.

8. RETZA Royal Enfield Motorcycle Rental

Highlights

Explore the Cape on 2 of our military-style Royal Enfield Classic 500 motorcycles.

2 motorcycles, 48 hours, 100% Vintage Adventure!

Retail Value R 4700.00/couple

Details:

2 x Royal Enfield motorcycles for 2 days (48hrs) + Free Helmet, Free Jacket, Free Gloves, Free Saddlebags,

Or alternatively: 

1 x Royal Enfield motorcycle for 3 days (72 hrs) + Free Helmet, Free Jacket, Free Gloves, Free Saddlebags,

Get ready for your iconic adventure and pick up your two Royal Enfield Classic motorcycles at our RETZA Cafe in Salt River. After your welcome coffee and introduction to the motorcycles, you will receive your helmets, motorcycle jackets, gloves and saddlebags along with our Riding Route recommendations for your day!

Contact Details:

RETZA – Classic Enfield Tour & Rentals

9 Factory Road, Salt River, 7925 Cape Town

[email protected]www.retza.co.za,

Tel: +27 (0)73 7870071

Spend two days driving around Cape Town on a military-style Royal Enfield Classic 500 motorcycles.

9. Chauffeured Sidecar Cape Peninsula tour

Highlights:

Enjoy a fully inclusive 8hr (full day) chauffeured Cape Peninsula tour for two on a vintage sidecar

Retail Value R 5000.00/couple

Details: Get suited up in all your retro riding gear & board your sidecar for an adventure of a lifetime. Head out along the Atlantic Seaboard towards Hout Bay & over Chapmans Peak towards Cape Point. Head on to Cape Point and then a quick visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach en-route to your lunch stop in Kalk Bay for Fish & Chips. After lunch, meander along the False Bay coastline before heading towards the Constantia Valley for a glass of wine before heading back to the City

Inclusions:

Use of all our riding gear

Complimentary bandanas

Chilled MCC Bubbly

All Entry & toll Fees

Fish & Chips lunch (Alcohol & gratuities excluded)

Wine tasting

Contact:

Cape Sidecar Adventures: 1 Dickens Road, Salt River, 7925, Cape Town

Email: [email protected]   Web: www.sidecars.co.za

Tel: +27214349855

@capesidecaradventures

www.sidecars.co.za

Kick back, relax and take in the sites of the Cape Peninsular.

Additional benefits with the vouchers include:

Get a Free Case of 6 selected Foundation Stone wines from Rickety Bridge Winery!

A case of selected Foundation Stone wines by Rickety Bridge is included in your voucher! You can either choose to collect it from one of our 2 pick-up locations in Cape Town, get it delivered to your home for an extra R 99.00, or receive it at the day of your activity.

Website: www.ricketybridge.com

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +27 21 876 2129

Rickety Bridge is nestled in the heart of Franschhoek.

Apex shark expeditions 

R 1000/couple savings towards your future Shark Cage Diving booking.

Half-day shark tours all year round. Seal Island (False Bay) or Cape Point, Shark species can include Seven Gill, Mako sharks, Blue shark and the Great White shark.

For more information, visit Shark Cage Diving Cape Town. Contact 082 826 2074 or [email protected] to book this once in a lifetime trip.

See some of South Africa’s underwater predators in their natural habitat.

Bill Harrop’s Original Balloon Safaris

R 1000/per couple savings towards your next Balloon Safaris booking

Bill Harrop’s Original Balloon Safaris offers a savings of R1000 per couple (R500 per person) to all confirmed purchasers of an Adventure Extravaganza Voucher as described in this promotion.  Phone: one of their ‘bright sparks’ on 083 379 5296 for details and immediate assistance.

Email: [email protected] for almost immediate assistance.

The view from the top doesn’t get better than this.

 

Ts&Cs: Only 500 vouchers available. Sales start Monday 1st June 2020

 

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