Our tours incorporate the main highlights the city and surrounds has to offer, and are all based from Cape Town itself. We will do our utmost to accommodate any special interests or requests you may have, such as bird watching, sports events, museum or art gallery visits or any other special event that may be taking place at the time of your visit.
- All tours can be adjusted to suit your particular interests and time availability – we offer Cape Town tours and tours of the surrounding areas.
- Entrance fees, lunch and refreshments are excluded from listed price – all inclusive prices available on request.
- All tours are R1300 pp (single person rate starts from R1800 depending on tour)
We travel via Boyes Drive overlooking False Bay with views of Muizenberg and the quaint fishing harbour and village of Kalk Bay below. We travel through Fish Hoek and onto the historic naval village of Simon’s Town after which time we stop to take a closer look at the African Penguins at Boulders Beach. Catch the funicular or take a short hike to see the lighthouses at Cape Point, enjoy stunning views of Diaz Beach and visit the Cape of Good Hope, the most south western tip of the African continent. Besides the unique plant and birdlife some of the wildlife we may encounter, include Eland, Bontebok, Cape Mountain Zebra and Chacma baboons. We return to the City via Scarborough, Chapman’s Peak Drive and Camps Bay on the Atlantic Seaboard.
A step back in time! We visit Stellenbosch, the oldest town in South Africa, with its oak-lined streets and charming Cape Dutch homesteads. Enjoy tasting a few of the Cape’s world famous wines at some of the beautiful wine estates in the area before travelling via Helshoogte Pass to the quaint town of Franschhoek, with its beautiful architecture. Known as the food capital of South Africa you may want to enjoy lunch at one of the popular restaurants and partake in more wine tasting in this picturesque valley after taking a drive up the scenic Franschhoek Pass for the spectacular views.
City Wine Tour
We visit a selection of wine estates in the Constantia Valley, just a short drive from the city centre, for tastings, cellar tours and lunch. The trip includes a visit the oldest wine estate in the country, Groot Constantia, where we will visit the historic Manor House. We return to the city via Hout Bay and the Atlantic Seaboard, all the while taking in stunning views.
Travel through the coastal towns of Bloubergstrand and Melkbosstrand, with magnificent views of Table Mountain, on to the West Coast National Park, ideal for bird watching, visit the town of Langebaan, situated on the edge of a beautiful lagoon and the quaint fishing village of Paternoster, where lunch can be enjoyed before taking a stroll along the beach.
Alternatively, during August and September, when the spring flowers are in full bloom, spend a day exploring the Postberg area in the West Coast National Park where besides the beautiful flowers, game animals and spectacular birdlife abound. See the famous Finger Rocks and enjoy stunning views overlooking Langebaan lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean where whales may be spotted breaching or sailing. Enjoy a picnic at Plankies Bay or a lunch at the Geelbek restaurant.
We pass through the coastal town of Gordon’s Bay and travel along the spectacular Clarence Drive on our way to this popular seaside holiday town. World famous for its land-based whale watching during season (July–November), with the annual Whale Festival taking place in September. Along the way we pass the little villages of Rooiels, Pringle Bay and pop in to visit the African Penguin colony at Betty’s Bay before stopping for refreshments and a stroll amongst indigenous plant and birdlife at the beautiful Harold Porter Botanical Garden. Once in Hermanus, lunch can be enjoyed while overlooking Walker Bay. If time allows we may be able to stop for wine tasting as we make our way back through the scenic Hemel and Aarde Valley and over Houw Hoek and Sir Lowry’s Passes.
We pass many interesting historical buildings including the Castle of Good Hope, the oldest building in South Africa, take a stroll in the Company’s Garden, where we find the South African National Museum and the SA National Art Gallery, any of which we can visit if you so choose. The colourful Cape Malay area of the Bo-Kaap is a must, followed by a drive up to Signal Hill for stunning views over the Mother City where a visit to the famous Noon Gun at the Lion Battery is an optional extra. We then proceed along Table Mountain Road where you may want to take a trip up the cableway to the top of Table Mountain, one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Wine tasting can be done at the oldest wine estate in South Africa, Groot Constantia. We round off the day with a leisurely stroll through the world famous Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens which celebrated its 100th anniversary in July 2013.
Excursions to the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rondevlei Nature Reserve, Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve and the Table Mountain National Park on the Cape Peninsula are offered as well as trips further afield to the West Coast National Park, surrounding areas or beyond.