The Best of the Cape Tour is an intensive full day Cape Peninsula tour, certainly the best if you want to be sure you don’t miss anything!
Enjoy the trip from the city of Cape Town, along the winding coastal roads, and take in the spectacular views between ocean and mountains. This day is also a fantastic way to see the diverse fauna and flora that the Peninsula has to offer: birds, baboons, ostriches and dassies. Keep your eyes wide-open so that you don’t miss the opportunity to see them all along the trip.
South of the Peninsula, a breath of clean fresh air is simply quite fortifying! Cape Point offers an amazing sight of the Atlantic Ocean, which gives you the impression of being on top of the world. Below, at the legendary Cape of Good Hope, you will be able to feel the energy from the Atlantic Ocean, walking in the steps of the first explorers from the olden days.
The trip continues along the eastern side of the Peninsula, leading to the Wine Route. Simon’s Town and its charming alignment of Victorian houses will be en-route and will take you to the Boulders Penguin Colony, where you’ll be lucky to see these little animals living freely. The scenery changes progressively to make way for great stretches of vineyards, under the beautiful light of the receding sun. What better way to end a fabulous day than a glass of the famous South African Pinotage, with a piece of cheese, in a typical Wine Estate?
- Clifton & Camps Bay
- Twelve Apostles Mountain Range
- Hout Bay
- Chapman’s Peak Drive
- Ostrich Viewing
- Cape Point
- Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
- Penguin Colony (Optional)
- Simon’s Town
- Kalk Bay
- False Bay
The Wine Route
- Stellenbosch Orientation
- Wine Tasting
- Cellar Tour
- Opportunity to purchase wine
Check ITINERARY for more details
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||At your accommodation in Cape Town (hotel, guesthouse, …)|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Between 8:00 and 9:00|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 17:30|
This tour is not available the day of The Two Oceans Marathon an the Cape Argus Cycling Tour.
Clifton, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range
Llandudno, Hout Bay & Chapman's Peak Drive
A bit further on, you’ll discover an amazing view of Hout Bay. It’s a famous harbour where seals are regularly fed and are ready to make a spectacular show for some fish: better than the circus!
To go to Cape Point, the itinerary plans a drive through Chapman’s Peak if it is open, a spectacular scenic route with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the mountain on the other side.
Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
Penguins Colony & Simon's Town
Kalk Bay & False Bay
This tour is one of my favorites. So much to see and experience in just one day… It’s a winner!
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