• Duration: 9 Hours
  • Easy
  • Reduced cancellation fees may apply (t&c)

  • Pick up available

 

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Description

The striking lighthouse standing sentry on a rocky outcrop marks the southernmost tip of Africa and the official meeting point of the icy Atlantic Ocean and the warm Indian Ocean. 

The Cape Overberg and Boland region is the gateway to the semi-arid Little Karoo and is renowned for its vast, undulating landscapes and unique fauna and flora. Learn more about the maritime history of the coastal region and enjoy a few hours exploring the quaint coastal towns along the route.

Tour attractions

  • Sir Lowry’s Pass and Steenbras Dam
  • Botrivier and Caledon
  • Bredasdorp shipwreck museum
  • Cape Agulhas
  • Struisbaai, Hermanus and Betty’s Bay

Itinerary

Tour Details

Scenic drive to the Cape Overberg

We set off from Cape Town and take the N2 to the Cape Overberg region, travelling via the historic ‘almost 200-year old’ Sir Lowry’s Pass. The view of False Bay from the top is magnificent and the fertile valleys on the other side are the gate way to the beautiful Boland. First stop is at a popular farm stall that sells delicious pastries and coffee for breakfast.

Boland farmlands

The journey continues through the small farming town of Caledon and onto Bredasdorp, where we stop to visit the Shipwreck Museum. It’s houses a fascinating collection of shipwreck artefacts collected off the treacherous coastline and a visual display of the shipping history of the Cape.

Cape Agulhas lighthouse

We arrive in Cape Agulhas late morning and our first stop is the famous Cape Agulhas lighthouse. The striking red-and-white lighthouse marks the southernmost tip of Africa and where the official point where the icy Atlantic Ocean meets the warm Indian Ocean. Most people think Cape Point claims this honour. 

Built in 1848, the Cape Agulhas lighthouse is the second-oldest working lighthouse in South Africa. It has a light power of 7.5 million candles and reaches 30 nautical miles out to sea. Visitors can climb the 71 narrow steps to the top of the lighthouse for a panoramic view of the meeting point of the two oceans.

Return via Hermanus and Betty’s Bay

After spending town in the quaint town of Cape Agulhas and learning more about its rich maritime history, we return to Cape Town taking the scenic coastal route and travelling via Hermanus and Betty’s Bay. 

In Hermanus, we stop for a bite to eat and refreshments and a walk around the busy town market. If time permits, we visit a massive colony of endangered African penguins at Stony Point.

What's included

  • Transfers in an air-conditioned tour vehicle
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Activities specified in the itinerary

What's excluded

  • Lunch and beverages
  • Purchases of a personal nature

Important information

Group tours

MoAfrika Tours and its service providers offer cost effective group tours and transfers ranging from 2 - 12 persons per vehicle, please do inform us if you would prefer a private tour (additional rates may apply). 

Collection / Drop off

Collection from any Hotel or Address in the Cape Town City Bowl between 07:30am – 09:00am.

Drop-off at any hotel or address in Cape Town City Bowl from 17:30

Please note

If you plan to fly out of Cape Town International Airport on the last day of your travels, we suggest reserving a domestic flight that departs no earlier than 19h30 and an international flight that departs no earlier than 21h00. 

Cancellation policy

  • 41 days notice: 100% charge
  • 42 days notice: 25% charge
  • 55 days notice: 50% charge

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