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who we are and what we do

Cape Tents is a South African owned company based in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. Our management/owner team, Riaan and Andy, have a combined total of over 20 years experience in the event industry. We continuously strive to deliver superior local products combined with excellent service at competitive rates.

We specialise in supplying and set up of Bedouin style freeform tents (also known as stretch tents) that are a popular choice for wedding receptions, corporate functions, cocktail parties etc. Our tents are waterproof, fire retardant and UV resistant and can be set up on different surface types and in various ways to accommodate your specific needs. Our products comply with South African fire standards and they have structural certification to comply with council regulations, thus making them safe for any kind of event and giving you total peace of mind.

Cape Tents offer a selection of Bedouin style tents, and a full rigging service for setting up the tent(s) before your event and breaking it down again afterwards. We also include a free quotation and onsite meeting plus a 24/7 standby service until the tent has been dismantled. Make the “SMART CHOICE” by using Cape Tents. We are committed to contributing to the success of your event or function.

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We have a selection of Bedouin style tents (also known as stretch or freeform tents) for hire ranging in sizes. Bedouin tents can be set up in almost any location and on any surface. This adds to the tent’s versatility and makes them ideal for almost any event, be it indoor or outdoor). Our Tents have been developed and manufactured in South Africa, making them “Proudly South African” and of the highest quality.

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GUESTS CINEMA / STANDING LONG TABLES ROUND TABLES & DANCE FLOOR
50 75m² 115m² 150m²
80 120m² 185m² 240m²
100 180m² 275m² 360m²
150 225m² 345m² 450m²

Setting up stretch tents
Bedouin style tents can be set up as free standing structures or can be attached to existing structures. They can be set up with 2 or 3 sides down, creating an enclosed environment for windy or wet weather or all sides up, creating a canopy effect on a warm and sunny day. The client has the option of choosing the way they want the tent set up according to their specific needs for the upcoming function/event. Set up usually takes a couple of hours, with the time period determined by weather conditions, location, size of the tent and the client’s specific requirements.

Waterproof and UV Resistant
Our Tents are waterproof, and UV resistant.

Locations
Our tents are made of multi stretch fabrics making them adaptable to almost any location, from your garden to the great outdoors. Imagine the possibility and there’s a good chance we’ll be able to do it. We can pitch tents over swimming pools, wooden decks, concrete surfaces, beaches, over lawns; our tents can even be attached to the sides of buildings. The options are endless!

Colours
Our tents are available in a range of colours to suit your event needs, just specify your requirements when making an enquiry.

Extras
Please inform us if there are any extras you need to go with the tent and we’ll gladly assist you where possible.

Fireproof
Cape Tents offer products that comply with governmental building standards and South African regulation of flammability for membrane structures. They have been extensively tested and meet all fire related requirements for any event. While some events may not legally require these safeguards, it is still comforting to know your event won’t “go up in flames”.

Sizes
Stretch Tents / Bedouin tent scan be set up to accommodate almost any size event, ranging from 50m² for the intimate private function to 300m² for a corporate event. Where a larger or more unusual event space is required two or more tents can be rigged together, offering stunning creative versatility.

what our customers thought

“Your company is highly recommended! You deliver great service at reasonable prices and you were always on time. I will gladly recommend you to others and definitely make use of your services again in the future”.

-Donna Sanetra

“I would like to thank you for the professional service provided. I was really impressed with the quality and colour of the stretch tent. I will definitely recommend your services to others and make use of you again in the future.

– Swasti Huburun

“Cape Tents was really efficient, reliable, affordable and friendly. The set up of the tent was quick. The tent served its purpose very well; it kept out the rain and looked amazing. Cape Tents helped me to fulfill my vision of what I hoped my 21st birthday party would look like. We were very pleased with Cape Tents team and would definitely use their services again”

– Karolien Wesselink

"From the moment I made contact with Andy at Cape Tents I experienced first class professional service. Their tents are of a high standard, safe and in a beautiful condition. They were punctual, kept me informed of about progress on their side and also kept my specific requirements in mind while setting up the tent. On a hot, sunny day in December the tent provided the shade we needed. Thank you to the Cape Tents team, you delivered exactly what was required at a reasonable price and with GREAT service included.”

– Kotie Steynberg , Kotie Properties

“Our experience with Cape Tents was one of professionalism. They offered great advise and recommendations which aided in our event being a great success, sheltered from the evening chill. We highly recommend them and their product which was of great quality as was their service both before and after the event. Thank you Cape Tents.”

– Hendrik Pieterse

“Thank you for the amazing service that you provided for us. Cape Tents was a real find! With the Cape Town weather being so unpredictable, we were faced with a challenge on how to have our son’s 4th birthday party outdoors after the weather changed for the worse very quickly. Cape Tents reacted fast and offered an amazing service at a very reasonable price. Thank you very much for your help and we will definitely be using your services again.”

– Samantha & Eugene Espin

“We would like to thank Andy and the team from Cape Tents for the wonderful service provided to us before and on our wedding day. It was an absolute pleasure doing business with them. Andy not only provided prompt feedback but also offered us options with affordable rates. He was always helpful and willing to assist whenever and wherever needed. Our stretch tent was beautiful and ensured a picturesque wedding day. We would gladly recommend Cape Tents for affordable pricing and excellent service.

– Jade & Eugene Piek

“On both occasions that we have used Cape Tents we were very impressed with their promptness in responding to our initial enquiries and then the good advice given on positioning of the tent / cover. The professional and friendly manner in which the installations and dismantling were done made doing business with Cape Tents a pleasure. We will definitely be using their services again in the near future and will happily recommend to anybody in need of a Bedouin tent.”

– Ken Andersen

“I want to take this opportunity to thank u for your prompt service and workmanship erecting the tents in my front yard. I’ve had a lot of functions at my house previously, but this one was the best. Your tents gave my 50th birthday party the right atmosphere. Even the neighbours across the road said I should do this more often. The tent gave a cozy atmosphere on the evening and that made my 50th birthday party an unforgettable experience for everybody who attended. Thanks, I’m already looking forward to next year!”

– Ben Norval

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