Full Day – Scheduled or Private (approximately 10 hours)
This awe-inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point encompasses magnificent beaches, breathtaking views and picturesque coastal villages.
English tour guide, entrance fees applicable to itinerary
Chapman’s Peak tolls, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
+/- 08:00 – Pick up from the hotel.
Cape Town City Centre
After your collection, travel toward the Cape Peninsula for the commencement of your tour.
Cape Point and Peninsula
Enjoy a scenic drive along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point, Clifton, Camps Bay and Hout Bay, a quaint seaside village with magnificent mountain views. Continue onto Chapmans Peak Drive, one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives towards the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point, which is perceived to be the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Watch the dramatic clash of the seas from the view point which can be accessed by a foot or the Flying Dutchman Funicular (additional cost to own account). A lunch stop (to own account) will be discussed with your guide en-route to Simons Town.
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Arrive in the historic Simons Town, a village with charming Victorian architecture, a naval base and a large penguin colony at the beautiful Boulders Beach. Boulders penguin colony is home to a growing colony of the protected African penguin. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view penguins in their natural habitat. Continue on to the well-known Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
End the day with a visit to the Kirstenbosch Garden. Founded in 1913 in an effort to preserve South Africas unique flora, the gardens encompasses five of South Africas six different biomes and is world renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape Flora it displays as well as for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. The tour ends with drop off your hotel.
Bring your swimsuit / bathing costume. We recommend some warm clothes – even in summer it can get chilly at sea. We highly recommend guests who are prone to any kind of motion sickness (or are unsure if they are) to use anti-nausea medication well in advance.