Cape Town day tours

Best Of The Cape TourChapmans Peak DriveCape Town is southern Africa’s most beautiful, romantic and most visited city. Indeed, few urban centres anywhere can match its setting along the mountainous Cape Peninsula spine, which slides into the Atlantic Ocean. By far the most striking – and famous – of its sights is Table Mountain, frequently shrouded by clouds, and rearing up from the middle of the city.

Here is an overview of some of our most popular tours in Cape Town. If you would like a custom made tour, please contact us and we can accommodate you. We are flexible with our tours, so let us know what you need. All these tours begin and end in Cape Town.

We look forward to showing you Cape Town at its best!

Cape Town day tours:

Best of the Cape tour

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This tour of the Cape may be ideal for those who have too much to do and too little time.

This tour encapsulates the best the Cape has to offer and consists of a half day wine tour as well as a half day Cape Point tour.

Cape Agulhas tour

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Visit the most Southern tip of Africa! Cape Agulhas is a rocky headland in the Western Cape of South Africa. It is the geographic southern tip of Africa and the official dividing point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

On this tour we visit the lighthouse at Cape Agulhas, stop at a farm stall enroute, visit a shipwreck museum, and stop at the Harold Porter botanical gardens.

Cape Town City Tour

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The Cape Town city tour starts at the V&A Waterfront, and takes you through Clifton and Camps Bay, Bo-kaap and the Cape Malay Quarter. We also visit the Company Gardens, as well as the South African Museum, the Castle, and even a short diamond factory tour.

A table mountain visit is optional and dependant on the weather.

Township Tour

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On this tour you will experience the diversity of Cape Town cultures. We visit the Bo-kaap and District six museum where you will learn of the rich history of area. Thereafter we will do a walking tour of Langa. Langa is Cape Town’s oldest township, here you can experience the arts and crafts market, and even visit a (sangoma)traditional healer and a shebeen (tavern) if you desire. We also visit the Gugulethu seven memorial, as well as the Amy Biehl memorial.

Cape Point Tour

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The scenic beauty of Cape Point is not its sole allure; it is also an international icon of great historical interest with many a visitor drawn to the area because of its rich maritime history. Named the ‘Cape of Storms’ by Bartolomeu Dias in 1488; the ‘Point’ was treated with respect by sailors for centuries. This tour will include seeing Clifton and Camps bay beaches with the twelve apostles, Chapman’s Peak, the Cape Point Nature Reserve, the penguin colony at Boulders beach, Simon’s Town, Kalk bay and Muizenberg.

Exclusive Winelands Tour

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By no means is this your typical run of the mill wine tour. Explore the Cape Winelands and deepen your appreciation for both the wines and winemaking in the Cape region. Discover the process of making wine from vineyard to the bottle and participate in wine tasting. We will taste a variety of wines at 2 different wine estates, visit the Huguenot Monument, and you will also get some time free to explore Franschhoek city centre.

Cape Town Safari tour

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This is your chance to go on a safari while in Cape Town. Let us arrange your Cape Town safari and game drive experience for you at the world renowned Aquila Private Game Reserve. Aquila Safari Lodge is a 4 star establishment in the Southern Karoo (Western Cape). The reserve is 7500 hectare conservancy in the southern Karoo, join an experienced game ranger who will assist you in finding the big 5 – elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, rhino and other animals such as giraffe, eland, bontebok and indigenous birds. This tour includes a welcome drink on arrival, buffet breakfast, ± 2 to 3 hour game drive, and a buffet lunch before visiting the curio shop and then the scenic drive back to Cape Town.

Cape Winelands Tour

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Explore the Cape Winelands and deepen your appreciation for both wines and winemaking. Discover the process of making wine from vineyard to the bottle and participate in wine tasting. The Cape Winelands is an absolute must see, be taken away by breathtaking vistas and majestic mountain backdrops in a setting steeped in rich culture and history. Rolling vineyards and quaint Cape Dutch homesteads await you, as well as award-winning wine farms offering some of the world’s best wines . Experience the hospitality and beauty of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Paarl. This tour includes wine tasting, cellar tour, cheese tasting and also a visit to the Huguenot monument.

Whale watching tour

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We travel along the N2 towards Sir Lowry’s Pass where you can have a spectacular view of False Bay. From there we visit the “heart” of the Cape Whale Coast, which is the popular seaside resort town of Hermanus, considered by many to be the “Best Land Based Whale Watching Spot In The World”.  We visit the endangered African Penguins at Stoney Point penguin colony, and if time permits we visit the Harold Porter Botanical gardens before we return back to Cape Town. This tour is seasonal, from July to August each year.

West Coast tour

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The West Coast tour takes you via Milnerton and Melkbosstrand, to the towns of Yzerfontein, Langebaan and Darling. At Melkbosstrand we will stop to take a picture of Table mountain where it is considered by many to be the best place to get a great picture of Table Mountain. On this tour we will also stop off at the West coast fossil park where you can see the fossils of bears, sabre-tooth cats, short-necked giraffes and the many other exotic animals which inhabited the west coast area millions of years ago. The West Coast National Park in Langebaan is home to over 300 species of birds. The white sand beaches surrounding the clear waters of the Langebaan Lagoon are one of the main attractions of Langebaan. On our return trip we drive through the town of Darling, with its antiques, collectables, craft and gift shops, made famous for its flower shows, and by Pieter-Dirk Uys, well known for his character Evita Bezuidenhout (www.evita.co.za), thereafter we return back to Cape Town.

We would love to hear from you. We are happy to help you with all your tours and information about tours that you might require. We are even able to tailor make a tour just for you, depending on what the attractions are that you would like to see. Please dont hesitate to contact us!

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