Father’s day is that special day of the year when you get to acknowledge the one man who has always stood by your side. You can make your Father’s Day gift more exciting by taking a trip with Dad to some great places in South Africa. Here are the top 10 places you can go to make Father’s Day extra special.
1. Emmarentia Dam
A family braai is part of every South African’s upbringing. But rather than having a braai in the backyard, why not take a trip to the Emmarentia Dam in Johannesburg? Located right next to the Botanical Gardens, this is one of the best picnic spots where families can come together and fire up a wonderful braai.
2. Le Conard, Johannesburg
A romantic dinner would be a great way for mommies to show daddies how much they mean to them. If French cuisine spells romantic for you, Le Canard in Sandton could be a great option.
3. Ushaka Marine World, Durban
For families with small kids a trip to the Ushaka Marine World in Durban, could be a great way for the whole family to have fun on Father’s Day. This enormous theme park gives you everything from fast waters slides to amazing shows with dolphins and seals.
4. Midmar Dam
If Dad is one of those men who love the calming challenge of fishing, then the Midmar Dam in Midlands is one of the best places to be. Known for its great trout fishing spots, the Midlands gives you a great bite and also offers some very scenic routes.
5. Bascule Bar, Cape Town
Why not add a little sophistication to your Father’s Day gift? Take Dad to the Cape Grace Hotel’s Bascule Bar for some whiskey tasting and you can be sure that he will be blown away. Situated on a private yachting port on the V&A waterfront in Cape Town, your dad will be treated to a hefty selection of 460 distilled whiskeys, bourbons and blends.
6. Mega Putt Mini Golf Course
Cape Town has a number of excellent mini golf courses, but one that could get Daddies, young and old, in a competitive spirit is the African-themed Mega Putt in…