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PPP Investment Opportunity: Rhodes Memorial Tea Room and Restaurant Facilities

In line with SANParks’ Strategic Plan for Commercialisation, SANParks intends to form a public private partnership (PPP) in which it gives a selected private party the rights to the commercial use of the Rhodes Memorial Tea Room and Restaurant in the Groote Schuur Estate within the Northern section of Table Mountain National Park.

SANParks invites prospective investors and operators to submit bids in line with SANParks’ mandate and aims and responsive to the SANParks specifications and objectives for this SMME tourism PPP opportunity.

SANParks will enter into a PPP agreement with the winning bidder for a period likely to provide a fair return on investment for the private party. In return, the private party will meet agreed environmental, development, operating and broad-based black economic empowerment obligations, and pay a PPP fee to SANParks.

A detailed planning and management proposal done by consultants for Table Mountain National Park for the Groote Schuur Estate will be available for a charge of R100.

Below please find documents that outline details on the opportunity:

Enquiries can be sent to Anthea Mouton:

A compulsory site visit for prospective bidders will be held at Rhodes Memorial Tea Room and Restaurant on 26 February 2010 at 11:00.

Bidders are required to submit proposals, only in the format given in the RFP document, to the Table Mountain National Park’s Westlake office at: Shop A1 Westlake Square Cnr Steenberg and Westlake Drives, Westlake or it can be mailed to P.O. Box 37, Constantia. 7848 no later than 26 March 2010 at 12:00.

The regulatory provisions for tourism PPPs can be found on