Mother’s Day 2017 In Cape Town, Johannesburg & Durban

Celebrate the most important woman in your life on the 14th of May with Travelstart’s top Mother’s Day spoils. Pamper your mom with strawberry cream teas, helicopter trips and sparkling MCC!

Cape Town

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The Mother City has a range of fabulous ways to spoil your mom. Why not go all out with a special NAC Helicopter Flight and Lunch at the 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa? To request a quote call: +27 (0)21 425 3868.
Or book a Hopper Tour (Private Flight) which is priced from just R3 240 for up to 3 people (valid until 31 December 2017).
The Hopper lifts off from the V&A Waterfront and flies past the city bowl, Cape Town Stadium, Clifton, Camps Bay and the majestic Twelve Apostles. Mom will love snapping photos of the most beautiful city in the world!
Priced from just R1600 each.

Take mom for a drink at the swankiest rooftop bar in the city

The newly-opened Silo Rooftop Bar has the most wonderful 360 degree views of the city. Demand is high so be sure to book ahead! The drinks list includes soft drinks, ciders, beers, reasonably-priced wine by the glass and fancy cocktails like the evocatively-named Airmail or Iceplant Negroni.
When you arrive you’ll step into a chandelier-resplendent elevator and ride all the way to the top. Look out for the Zeitz MOCAA opening in September.
Call: 021 670 0500
Price: drinks from R27

Afternoon Tea at the Mount Nelson

Image courtesy of the Mount Nelson

The blush pink hotel with its manicured gardens is the perfect setting for a fancy Mother’s Day tea.
Spoil mom with a range of bottomless exotic teas and endless french fancies and savoury delights. Mother’s Day this year is a special event. You can also attend the Oasis Bistro Lunch with a live jazz band playing.
Priced at R495 for the special Mother’s Day Tea, while the Oasis Bistro Lunch is priced at R495 per adult, R295 per child aged 4-11.

Image courtesy of the Mount Nelson

More High Teas:
Mother’s Day High Tea at Spier which includes a glass of MCC on arrival!
Time: 14:30
Place: Spier Hotel Restaurant
Cost: R320 per adult, R160 per child < 12 years
Email to book

High Tea By The Sea at the 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa
High tea will be served at the Leopard Bar throughout the day from 10h00-16h00.
There will also be a special High Tea Buffet will also be served at The Conservatory from 10h00-12h00 and from 14h30-17h00. This is priced at R310 and guests will be gifted with a goodie bag from Lindt LINDOR.
Call 021 437 9029 to book.

Antique shopping in Kalk Bay

Browse for fine porcelain in the little shops and winding alleys that make up charming seaside Kalk Bay. Follow this up with a pastry and coffee at Olympia Cafe.

Or why not treat mom to a weekend away in the most beautiful of cities?

Find cheap flights to Cape Town here.


Mother’s Day Picnic at Sylvia’s Market, Observatory, Johannesburg

Enjoy a morning or afternoon of food, fun and family at Sylvia’s Market.
From 9am – 4pm
59 Frederick Street, Observatory
Price: Free entrance

Celebrate Mother’s Day a day early at the Family Folk Music Festival at The Forest Venue, Johannesburg

With music from the Muses, Bad Peter, Jerry & the Bandits and many more bands plus spoils for mom of MCC and oysters and a range of exciting food trucks. Take along blankets and deck chairs and spread out on the green lawns. There will be a fire-dancing display as the sun sets.
Get your tickets from Webtickets here.
13 May 2017
From 09:30 til late.


Mother’s Day High Tea at the Oyster Box

Treat mom to a luxurious high tea at the opulent Oyster Box with music by Eric Canham and a full spread of freshly baked scones, pastries, quiches and cakes.
Or alternatively attend the plated lunch on the Ocean terrace where Blommie the Hotel’s in-house florist will ensure mum is sent home with a beautiful posie to mark the occasion.

Don’t forget to look out for the charming feline miscreant, Skabenga!

Time: High Tea 14h30 – 17h00 | Lunch 14h30 – 17h00
Venue: The Ocean Terrace at the Oyster Box
Price: High Tea R750 per person | Lunch R750 per person
Call: 031 514 5000 to book

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