Cape Town is a stunning port city set upon the southwest coast of South Africa. With Table Mountain to its back, and the Atlantic Ocean at its front, Cape Town is rich in natural and cultural splendour. One of the most multicultural cities in the world, Cape Town is a thriving harbour city with so much to do and see. Attractions such as visiting the Cape of Good Hope, Boulder’s Beach, or Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 of his 27 years, are all highlights when travelling to Cape Town. The best way to immerse oneself in the South African culture is by a tour, where intensive learning aids the experience. These top 10 tours from GetYourGuide tours in Cape Town that will have you raving about your trip to South Africa.
In this four-and-a-half hour tour, experience the highlights of Cape Point including a scenic drive past Clifton beach, Camps Bay & Llandudno, a visit to see Boulders Penguin Colony, and a stop at Cape Point Nature Reserve. This tour departs daily and offers the convenience of a guided, chauffeured tour, perfect for those seeking the natural wonders of Cape Town area. Entrance fee to Cape Point Nature Reserve and Chapman’s Peak tolls are included in the tour.
Half Day Cape Point Tour
Duration: 4.5 hour
What could be more magical while visiting Cape Town then going snorkelling with seals? This tour offers the opportunity to visit Duiker Island where Cape fur seals live. A two-and-a-half hour experience, this underwater adventure will have you falling in love with the ocean. Diving gear, as well as snacks on the boat, are provided in the tour price, transportation to the meeting point is not.
Hout Bay: Seal Snorkeling Experience
Duration: 2.5 hour
South Africa is one of the giants in the wine industry and a trip to a local winery should be on everyone’s list when visiting Cape Town. This full-day wine tour offers a nine-hour guided experience through wine country. Begin your adventure just after breakfast with hotel pick-up, and head to the Paarl wine region to learn about the back scenes of wine production. This tour covers four different wineries and includes cheese pairings as well as an a la carte lunch cooked by a professional chef.
Cape Town: Full-Day Shared Wine Tasting Tour
Duration: 9 hour
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For the adventuresome, enter tandem paragliding, a wild ride that you will not soon forget. Soar over the breath-taking sights of Cape Town with your best companion. With a short explanation to get you started, you will run to catch the wind as the canopy lifts you up and over the Atlantic coastline. The tour lasts one hour in the air, and all equipment is provided, as well as snacks. This is the experience of a lifetime for those seeking thrills!
Cape Town: Tandem Paragliding Adventure
Duration: 1 hour
In this unique 25-minute helicopter ride, enjoy the panoramic view of where the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean meet. Take in 360-degree views of Table Mountain, Cape Town, and the Twelve Apostles, all narrated by your pilot. This group experience hosts up to six passengers at a time, so if you are booking a larger group you will be split into two.
Cape Town: 2 Oceans Scenic Helicopter Flight
Duration: 25 minute
Gain perspective on the Cape Town area by sailing the waterfront either in a twin-master schooner or luxury catamaran. This one-hour tour sails across the bay, offering views of the city as well as the opportunity to see marine life such as dolphins. The route varies depending on wind, and Cape Town can be quite windy, so dress accordingly.
Cape Town Waterfront and Bay: Sailing Trip
Duration: 1 hour
End your day on a high note with this sunset cruise. This 90-minute tour leaving from the V&A Waterfront includes breathtaking views and complimentary sparkling wine. You will love the views of Table Mountain and the coastline as the colours fill the sky. Be prepared to take pictures on this memorable ride.
Cape Town: Waterfront and Sunset Champagne Cruise
Duration: 1.5 hour
Get to know Cape Town in this 48-hour hop-on-hop-off tour. Enjoy sights both inside and outside of the city including Constantia Valley, Table Mountain, Camps Bay, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, as well as shops and restaurants. This ticket can be used for one or two days and offers four different routes to travel on.
Cape Town City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
There is no better way to see Cape Town than by way of water, and this marine-life kayak tour puts you right at water-level. This two-hour trip offers the views of Cape Town as well as the possibility to see marine life such as dolphins. Kayaks, paddles, life jackets, and a photograph of the experience are included in the tour, as well as your trusty guide who educates you about the marina area.
Cape Town: Marine Life Kayak Tour From The V&A Waterfront
Duration: 2 hour
Perfect for nature-lovers, this eight-hour trip covers the amazing landscape of Cape Peninsula. Stop at Boulders Beach, Cape Point, and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Here you can see the incredible diversity of animals including penguins, antelope, and whales. Moderate walking is involved, so be prepared with appropriate shoes.
Cape Point and Penguin Explorer Full-Day Tour from Cape Town
Duration: 1 day
Tour Cape Town today
Though all travel is enriching, taking a tour makes these new experiences even more memorable. These 10 tours from GetYourGuide offer something for each unique interest, from the outdoorsman to the wine-enthusiast. Cape Town is a world-class city with a rich history and unprecedented nature. Book one of these tours today and look forward to your visit to Cape Town, South Africa!
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