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  4. Cape of Good Hope

Cape Peninsula & Boulders Beach Private Day Tour

Product ID: 374209
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Go at your own pace with this private and customizable sightseeing program. Discover the colorful Bo-kaap neighborhood and the southwesternmost point of Africa - The Cape of Good Hope. Admire the colony of African penguins at Boulders Beach.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 - 9 hours
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English, French

Pickup included

In the lobby or at the reception of your hotel in Cape Town.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the colourful, historic community of Bo-kaap
  • Explore the famed corner of Africa - the Cape of Good Hope
  • Meet and learn about the endangered African penguin species
  • Take a boat trip to Duiker Island, home to cape fur seals
  • Discover Muizenberg beach, also known as the surfers corner
Full description
First, make a quick stop in the heart of Cape Town city center to discover the colorful community known as Bo-kaap. Then, head straight for the coastline. Pass by affluent suburbs with some of the best beaches near the city, stopping for photos at Camps Bay. Proceed on towards Hout Bay seated in between gigantic mountains and the Atlantic. 

Enjoy an optional scenic 40-minute round-trip boat ride to Seal Island. Resume your tour via the world-famous Chapman's Peak Drive. Marvel at this road engineering feat as you wind over the edge of the mountains; this scenic drive is not for the faint-hearted. Next, arrive at the Cape of Goodhope Nature Reserve just after midday. Discover the rich plant life of the Cape, early human history, maritime history and if you are lucky you might be able to have a mini safari. 

Reach the southwesternmost point of the continent - the Cape of Good Hope - and take a photo with the sign. Hiking is recommended but no swimming because of sheer riptides. Carry on to Cape Point and walk for 20 minutes one way up to a historic lighthouse. You could also take a funicular at your own account if you are not in the mood for walking. Feel free to stop for lunch at the world-class seafood restaurant with a sea view or grab a quick bite in the food shop next door.

Next, embark on a journey to Simon's Town for a special date with the endangered African penguins at Boulders Beach. Spend about 45 minutes at the penguin colony before you head back to Cape Town along the coastline. Pass through the quaint towns on this historically known Millionaire's Mile. Hear fun facts about the navy and Just Nuisance - the only dog in the world to have been an able seaman. Finally, discover Kalk Bay and Muizenberg Beach, the surfer's corner before returning to the starting point.
Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for Cape of Good Hope
  • Entrance fees for Boulders Beach penguin colony
  • Chilled bottled water
  • Chapman's Peak Drive toll fee
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tickets for boat trip to Seal Island (optional)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
Not allowed
  • Drones
Know before you go
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• Selfie sticks and drones won't be allowed at Boulders Beach

From US$ 83.58 per person

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Product ID: 374209