by Matthew Sterne on March 27, 2013
4 min read

The shelves of stores in and around Cape Town have become overloaded with chocolate eggs and bunnies. Children and chocoholics alike fill with excitement, knowing that soon the delights will pass from the Easter Bunny’s paws to their own.

If you’re in Cape Town over Easter, here’s a list of where to stay and what to do. Rhino Africa has the answers!

Where To Stay

The Cape Grace Hotel & Spa
This Easter Sunday, 31 March, The Cape Grace’s Signal Restaurant will be a haven for foodies and sweet lovers. A decadent Buffet Lunch,with a selection of cold, hot and sweet dishes will be served, ideal for those looking to make the day extra special for their families. Dining at Signal is always an indulgent affair but this is sure to be an event the kids will enjoy too and certainly never forget. R295 per person.
Signal +27 (021) 410 7080,

 Amazing chocolately delights at the Cape Grace

One&Only Cape Town
For three days only, from Saturday 30 March to Monday 1 April, an Easter Bunny Afternoon Tea Buffet will be hosted at The One&Only, with a special buffet for the kids on Easter Sunday. As if that wasn’t enough, check in to the Vista Bar & Lounge and tuck into a Lindt Chocolate Fondue, during which the kids can head off on a festive Easter Egg Hunt, at 3pm on Easter Sunday. Afternoon Tea: R165 per adult (R75 per child aged 4-12 years on Easter Sunday)
To Book: +27 21 431 4511,

Indulgent High Teas at The One&Only Cape Town

The Mount Nelson
On Easter Sunday the hunt begins at 2:30pm for the delicious eggs hidden within this iconic hotel at the heart of Cape Town. Easter Lunch will be served at the Oasis Restaurant boasting a hot and cold station, a carvery and an extensive array of desserts. You can even book a stay in a luxury compartment including a horse and carriage ride from the hotel through Company Gardens!
To Book: +27 21 483 1000,

Indulge with the kiddies at The Mount Nelson in Cape Town

Winchester Mansions
This iconic beach front hotel in Seapoint will be holding an egg painting workshop for kiddies in honour of Easter. Kids will jump at the opportunity to get messy while you delve into salted caramel tarts and other home-baked treats! Accommodation specials are also on offer: The ‘Hop To It!’ and the ‘Bunny Good Idea’ combine the fun of Easter with luxury to make the perfect weekend away.
To Book: +27 21 434 2352,

Egg painting at Winchester Mansions

The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa
Indulge in a magnificent Easter-inspired Sunday buffet and perhaps you could be the lucky one to win a large handmade chocolate Easter egg in the 12 Apostle’s lucky draw. Kids’ activities such as Easter Egg Hunts will continue throughout the day. R355 per person.
To Book: +27 21 437 9052,

The spectacular views of the 12 Apostles

What To Do

The Lindt Maze
The Lindt Gold Bunny Maze in Barrow Court at the V&A Waterfront is the perfect place to take the kids this Easter. They can run through the maze and rifle through the hedgerow in search of the iconic Lindt Lindor chocolate balls. And it’s completely free!
More Info: +27 21 884 4352,

The Lindt Easter Hunt at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

Easter for the Adults
The House of JC le Roux will be pairing their finest bubbly with Easter eggs so there’s no shame in getting just as excited about Easter as the kids. Two of our favourite treats in one day!
More Info: +27 21 865 8200,

Bubbly and treat pairings at JC le Roux

Easter at Laborie Wine Farm
Situated in Paarl, Laborie Wine Farm will be putting on a show for the entire family. Live entertainment including a special appearance from the Easter Bunny is all in store for Laborie’s guests, as well as face painting, a jumping castle, trampolines and an Easter Egg hunt. R100 per adult, R60 per child.
More Info: +27 21 807 3390,

Fun for the family at Laborie Wine Farm

Warwick in Wonderland
From 6 – 9 April, families can head to Warwick Wine Estate in Stellenbosch to meet Alice, the White Rabbit and the Cheshire Cat. Easter Egg hunts, trampolines and face painting will all be in place to make the perfect day out. Gourmet picnic baskets are available for adults to indulge in while the kids are at play. Booking is essential.
More Info: +27 21 884 4410,


Easter Egg Hunt on Table Mountain
Easter eggs are other chocolate treats will be hidden all over Cape Town’s landmark mountain for little adventurers to find, with the help of a treasure map, on Easter Sunday. Take the Table Mountain Cableway up to the top of the mountain where you will be met and given a series of clues to begin your hunt. R195 per adult, R95 per child (10h00-13h00).
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 An Easter Egg on the iconic Table Mountain