Customer Events Calendar 2019

Cape Union Mart is always trying to help fellow explorers reach their dreams, and with that in mind, we host a series of FREE customer based events with a variety of partners, topics, and speakers. Talks include refreshments and discounted shopping.   

These events range in topic, with one common goal, to extend the knowledge to our adventurers.
This space is updated regularly, so keep an eye out and be sure not to miss them.

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Behind the Scenes with Simon & Siouxsie, SA's Snake Wrangling Experts 

 

Date: Thursday 27 June 

Time: 5pm-6pm 

Venue: Cape Union Mart, Canal Walk Adventure Centre

RSVP here 

Catch your favourite snake wrangling ambassadors Simon and Siouxsie as they join us at Cape Union Mart Canal Walk Adventure Centre as part of their tour around South Africa this June and July. You may recognise this duo from 'Snakes in the City' as seen on National Geographic WILD - Simon is a snake expert & Siouxsie is a herpetologist, both with a passion for the animal world.

Come along to hear them talk about why and how they do what they do - rescuing snakes found trapped in urban areas and releasing them back in the wild. They'll be in store for a short while after the presentation for a quick meet and greet with photo opportunities. This event is for the whole family - bring the kids too!

Cape Union Mart brings you talks on the great outdoors and conservation issues. Talks include light refreshments and discounted shopping at Cape Union Mart.

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River Trail Circuit Hike

Date: Sunday 7 July 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:00
Venue: Silvermine West
RSVP: Contact hike leader Mark Hawthorne on 076 671 5586 or email [email protected] to make a booking.

The circuit route starts at Silvermine dam and is a relatively easy walk through the fynbos. We return via the River Walk path which meanders its way back to the dam along the river course. This is a Grade 2A hike - a moderate walk with no exposure to heights Entrance fee or Wild Card applies. Bookings close Friday 18.00. No Smoking allowed Wear loose, light clothing and sturdy walking shoes. Bring along a warm jacket, rain gear and a sun hat. Remember to carry at least 2 litres of water and some high energy snacks.

Contact hike leader Mark Hawthorne on 076 671 5586 or email [email protected] to make a booking.

Cape Union Mart and Come Hike Hiking Club have partnered to bring you regular hikes in the Western Cape. Come Hike will manage all logistics and bookings. Please tag @capeunionmart with the hashtag #ExploreEvents if you post any photos from the hike to social media.

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Chapman's Peak Trail Hike 

Date: Sunday 7 July 2019
Time: 08:30 - 12:30
Venue: Noordhoek / Hout Bay
RSVP: Contact hike leader Mark Hawthorne on 076 671 5586 or email [email protected] to make a booking.

This is a beautiful hike at an easy pace to the summit of Chapmans Peak at just 600m above sea level, with fabulous fynbos and stupendous views over Hout Bay and Noordhoek Beach. This is a Grade 2A hike - a moderate walk with no exposure to heights Meet on the Noordhoek side of the toll gate, near the main viewpoint. Toll fee or Pass can be obtained if travelling back through Hout Bay afterwards. Bookings close Friday 18.00. No smoking allowed. Wear loose, light clothing and sturdy walking shoes. Bring along a warm jacket, rain gear and a sun hat. Remember to carry at least 2 litres of water and some high energy snacks.

Contact hike leader Mark Hawthorne on 076 671 5586 or email [email protected] to make a booking.

Cape Union Mart and Come Hike Hiking Club have partnered to bring you regular hikes in the Western Cape. Come Hike will manage all logistics and bookings. Please tag @capeunionmart with the hashtag #ExploreEvents if you post any photos from the hike to social media.

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Swartboskloof / Sosyskloof Circuit Hike 

Date: Sunday 21 July 2019
Time: 08:00 - 12:00
Venue: Jonkershoek
RSVP: Contact hike leader Trevor Rennison on 082 926 6007 or email t[email protected] to make a booking.

This hike is proof that hiking in Jonkershoek doesn’t have to be a full day ordeal. A lovely half-day circular hike that has it all. Great views, waterfalls, rivers, forest, fynbos, gentle gradients and easy walking on good paths. This is a Grade 3B hike - a strenuous route with mild exposure to heights. Entrance fee or Wild Card applies. Bookings close Friday 18.00. No Smoking allowed. Wear loose, light clothing and sturdy walking shoes. Bring along a warm jacket, rain gear and a sun hat. Remember to carry at least 2 litres of water and some high energy snacks.

Contact hike leader Trevor Rennison on 082 926 6007 or email [email protected] to make a booking.

Cape Union Mart and Come Hike Hiking Club have partnered to bring you regular hikes in the Western Cape. Come Hike will manage all logistics and bookings. Please tag @capeunionmart with the hashtag #ExploreEvents if you post any photos from the hike to social media.

 

Behind the Scenes with Simon & Siouxsie, SA's Snake Wrangling Experts 

Date: Thursday 27 June 

Time: 5pm-6pm 

Venue: Cape Union Mart, Canal Walk Adventure Centre

RSVP: https://qkt.io/z3DB8x

 

Catch your favourite snake wrangling ambassadors Simon and Siouxsie as they join us at Cape Union Mart Canal Walk Adventure Centre as part of their tour around South Africa this June and July. You may recognise this duo from 'Snakes in the City' as seen on National Geographic WILD - Simon is a snake expert & Siouxsie is a herpetologist, both with a passion for the animal world.

 

Come along to hear them talk about why and how they do what they do - rescuing snakes found trapped in urban areas and releasing them back in the wild. They'll be in store for a short while after the presentation for a quick meet and greet with photo opportunities. This event is for the whole family - bring the kids too!

 

Cape Union Mart brings you talks on the great outdoors and conservation issues. Talks include light refreshments and discounted shopping at Cape Union Mart.‚Äč

 

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