5 Reasons to attend the Cape Town Getaway Show

Posted on 28 February 2020

The Cape Getaway Show is back at Sandringham Estate next weekend, delivering more than just a jam-packed travel and lifestyle expo – it’s also a fun outing for the whole family and offers entertainment galore. Here are the top five reasons to visit the Getaway Show between 6 and 8 March.

Getaway Show Cape Town 2015. Image credit: Teagan Cunniffe

1. Fun for the whole family

Worried that the kids will be bored as you drag them from stand to stand to plan your next holiday? Worry not because, with a toddlers play area and a variety of adventure stations for kids of all ages, they’ll be begging to stay longer. Zorbing, giant adventure inflatables, train rides, soft play stations and an ice-cream parlour will provide hours of entertainment and excitement for the young and young-at-heart. There’s even a pet hotel to keep your fur kids safe and happy while you explore your next adventure.

2. Live music, beer tent, food trucks and market

Plan to spend the day at the show and you’ll be entertained with a variety of tastes to satisfy your cravings, including a craft market, Drinks Village with a beer tent, wine and gin experience, and Foodtopia offering everything from meaty barbeques to traditional South African cuisine and exotic delights, plus a delicious Vegan station. There’s also live music and a mobile spa, so you can relax and enjoy a massage in an African setting.

3. The Getaway Slow Lounge

Chill out in the magazine chill zone, with incredible subscription prizes and getaway competitions station and cocktail bar. PLUS 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.

4. Over 50 travel and adventure stands

The Cape Getaway Show is renowned for providing travel inspiration, particularly for those in search of adventure on the African continent. This year will be no different with 80 exhibitors providing a one-stop-shop of travel destinations, accommodation, outdoor gear, 4×4 products and accessories, motor homes, caravans and trailers, camping equipment and adventure operators. This is the definitive place to plan your December holiday or make the adventure you’ve been dreaming about a reality.

5.Win, win, win!

Your ticket into the Getaway Show automatically entitles you to enter a variety of competitions with the chance to win amazing travel prizes. Just purchasing your ticket puts you in line to win a five-night stay at Uroa Bay Beach Resort in Zanzibar for two people. You also automatically receive a @frits Pet Hotel voucher for a sleepover for your pet. There’s also a Spin & Win, with the chance to win gadgets, min getaways, spa vouchers and many more.

Taking place at Sandringham Farm, Sandringham Road, Stellenbosch from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 March. 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, or a family package for two adults and two kids at R150.

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. Don’t forget to make use of the show’s handy Take Me Home service – let a driver deliver you safely back home in your own car (free within a 50km radius of Sandringham Farm).


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