1-6 October 2016
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Social Activities

During the SKA Engineering Conference 2016 there will be a range of social activities available for spouses and delegates to book through Cape Africa Experts.

In conjunction with Stellenbosch 360, Cape Town Tourism, Bites and Sites, Cape All Tours and African Eagle they can offer a selection of day tours in and around Stellenbosch/Cape Town, South Africa for you to consider during the conference. Let us know what you would be interested in, the dates you have available and they will make sure that you experience Cape Town at its best.  Kindly complete the expression of interest form, and then we will be in contact with you directly to assist with your day tours and any excursions that might peek your specific interest. Please bear in mind that certain activities/tours may have limited spaces available, and so priority will be given on a first come, first serve basis.

All expressions of interest need to be confirmed by 16th September. Requests after this date will still be considered however will be subject to availability.

Payment for these tours and activities can be paid on the day at the registration desk or through the tour operator who will available during the first few days of the conference and/or available via email (linked below).

For any other information or questions please don't hesitate to contact us: skaeng2016-eoc@skatelescope.org

Also, should you have any other travel and tour requirements, please contact the tour operator Karin at capeafricaexperts@gmail.com

Below is a selection (but not exhaustive list) of tours on offer;

Cape Town Top 10
To the top of the Mountain we can go, splash around at Boulders Beach, a picnic and slow stroll in Kirstenbosch Gardens, the Two Oceans Aquarium, flying around and looking from above in a helicopter at the stadium below, taking a sunset cruise or weather permitting a boat ride to Robin Island, just shopping at the Victoria Alfred for the families gifts you promised, you let me know and I will send you your options.

Our prices for a full day Cape Peninsula or City tour are:

R2000 2-3 pax in a Sedan.

R3500 3-7 Pax in a 7 seater.

R5000 8-13 Pax in a 13 seater.

R7000 13-22 Pax in a 22 seater.

The tour starts at 9h30 and ends at 16h30

Tour guides are included and bottled water.

Entrance fees and lunch are not included in prices.


3 Day Lazy Stellenbosch Experience @R1800 pp
Foodie and a wine enthusiast? This is the ideal 3-day Stellenbosch experience.  You’ll eat and drink your way through the charming old town on a Classic Cape Cuisine walk, catch your breath while tasting our award winning wines, while the mountains charms it way into your heart and see how people live and love in our  Townships. This is a relaxed way to spend a lazy 3 days in a small town rich in history dating back to the 1700.

Choose between:

Monday 1 Oct – Wed 5 Oct or

Thursday 6 Oct – Sat 8 Oct

Day 1 -- Classic Cape Cuisine Walk

Day 2 – Vine Hopper (wine tasting )

Day 3 – Kayamandi Township mini tour

Visit 2 or 3 acclaimed wine estates at your leisure: please note that afternoon wine tasting fees NOT included

Drop-off back in central Stellenbosch


Full Day Safari – including Transfers 
Enjoy an unforgettable African Safari Our prices for a full day and tour guide are:

R2000 2-3 pax in a Sedan plus R1696 per person

R3500 3-7 Pax in a 7 seater plus R1696 pp

R5000 8-13 Pax in a 13 seater plus R1696 pp

R7000 13-22 Pax in a 22 seater plus R1696 pp

Safari package on offer:

Breakfast then 2-3 hour game drive

Lunch a bit of leisure time at reserve

Horseback or Quadbike Safari

Back home


Braai Tours
Discover why South Africans have a national “braai day” !

Price will depend on number of people per session. Two sessions on offer per day:

Morning 9 – 13h00

Afternoon 14h00 – 18h00

4 groups of min 14 people per session is required for a good old braai.

Let us entertains you and keep the cold beers coming ….


Add On Strand Towers 4 nights 5 day Cape Town best offer:

Self Help ideas :

If you would prefer to plan your own activities, the following links might help:
Hop on - Hop Off sightseeing bus in Cape Town
Discover Cape Town
20 great things to do in Cape Town
Official tourist map of Cape Town and the Western Cape
2015 Cape Town Visitors' Guide


By booking one of these tours, the participant to the SKA Engineering Conference 2016 agrees on behalf of him/herself and the members of his/her party that the SKA Organisation or any of its employees, agents or mandatory’s shall in no circumstances whatsoever be liable for any loss of or damage to property, whether occasioned by theft or otherwise, nor be held responsible or in any way liable for personal injury or harm however caused, on these tours.