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Cape Point Explorer

From ZAR 460
ZAR 460 Per Single Traveller

2023 Rates

ZAR 460 Per Person Sharing

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Duration

< 4 Hours

Pickup

Meet at departure location

Itinerary

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Highlights:

  • Guided tour of Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope

Description:

This day tour takes you to the famous Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve via the gorgeous seaside suburbs of the Southern Peninsula and the popular penguin colony at Boulders Beach. If you’re looking for a fun-filled day in the southernmost tip of the Cape Peninsula, this is it.

Our English-speaking guide accompanies you on a leisurely hike from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope, pointing out natural landmarks and sharing the rich history of the nature reserve.

Penguins at Boulders Beach

Seeing an endangered group of African penguins in their natural habitat is one of the greatest memories of the tour. It’s the largest colony of African penguins in southern Africa and Boulders Beach itself is spectacularly beautiful.

Cape Point

This is the southernmost tip of the Cape Peninsula. There are various short trails that lead to stunning viewpoints and a lovely restaurant on top for refreshing beverages and light meals.

Cape of Good Hope

Don’t miss out on a hike from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope. This rocky headland has a great view of the Atlantic Ocean and is photographer’s paradise.

Itinerary:

Depart from the V&A Waterfront

Your guide will meet you at the V&A Waterfront, from where you will depart in a luxury tour bus with air-conditioning and free onboard Wi-Fi.

Scenic drive to Boulders Beach

We make our way to Boulders Beach through Muizenberg and Fish Hoek. This area is part of the Table Mountain Nature Reserve which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Cape Point & Cape of Good Hope

Enjoy a scrumptious lunch in Cape Point before setting out to explore the Cape Point Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Cape Floral Kingdom World Heritage Site. If you opt to take the Flying Dutchman Funicular to the top of Cape Point (own cost), you’ll have a brilliant view of the lighthouse which was constructed in 1859 as well as False Bay.

Learn more about the history of Vasco Da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias, who named the area “Cape of Storm” in 1488. Enjoy a leisurely walk along some nature trails.

There is an optional to hike from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope. The hike takes about 40 minutes and is another great addition to a day outdoors.

Return to V&A Waterfront

End the day with a coastal drive through Scarborough and Kommetjie and over the Ou Kaapse Weg mountain pass on the return route back to Cape Town City Bowl.

Included:

  • Guided tour of Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope

Excluded:

  • Lunch and beverages
  • Cape Point Park entrance fee (unless you choose the INCLUDED option)
  • Penguin beach entrance fee
  • Flying Dutchman Funicular at Cape Point (optional activity)
  • Purchases of a personal nature

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