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Cape Peninsula: Full-Day Small Group Tour with Penguins

Activity provider: Beyond Africa Safaris

Cape Peninsula: Full-Day Small Group Tour with Penguins

Activity provider: Beyond Africa Safaris

From US$ 46.57 per person

Experience the beauty of the Cape Peninsula along Chapman's Peak, stopping at the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, and Simons Town. Get up close to penguins at Boulders Beach and enjoy other activities.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese
Pickup included
You'll be picked up in a luxury minibus at your accommodation in Cape Town or the surrounding area.

Experience

Itinerary
6.5 hours
  • Cape Town

  • 45 minutes
  • Chapman's Peak

  • Hout Bay (boat cruise)

    • Optional
  • Cape Point

  • Lunch

    • Optional
  • Boulders Beach

    • Optional
  • Kalk Bay (photo stop)

  • 45 minutes
Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Transfer stop
Highlights
  • Drive along the Cape Riviera through Chapman’s Peak Drive, bordered by mountains and ocean
  • Take an optional boat trip to Seal Island
  • Visit the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point Nature Reserve at the meeting point of the ocean currents
  • See the penguin colony at Boulders Beach and enjoy a live encounter with these fascinating creatures
Full description

You’ll be picked up at your Cape Town accommodation in the morning by a qualified tour guide/driver in a luxury minibus, and taken on an all-inclusive, full-day Cape Peninsula tour.

Drive along the scenic coastal route with the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other, and see what makes this coastline so special. Pass through Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay, and Llandudno beaches along Chapman's Peak drive and enjoy a photo stop at Maiden's Cove.

In Hout Bay, you’ll have the option of taking a boat to Seal Island to get a closer look at the seal population (not included in the tour price).

After exploring the harbor in Hout Bay, your tour continues on to Noordhoek village for an optional stop to try the best coffee roasted this side of the Cape (cost not included).

The next stop is at the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point, where you'll explore the reserve, see the Dias Beacon, and also where the two currents meet. You can hike up to the top to see the Cape Point Lighthouse or take the Funicular (cost not included).

From Cape Point, you’ll continue on toward Boulders Beach and stop to see the penguin colony. Enjoy the scenic Boyes Drive and see Kalk Bay and Muizenburg.

The return route to Cape Town will be via the Old Cape Road, ending the day with a drop-off at your accommodation.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide/driver
  • Transportation by luxury minibus
  • Toll fees at Chapman's Peak
  • Bottle of water
  • Cape of Good Hope main gate entrance fee (R360.00 per adult, R180.00 per child)
  • Boat to Seal Island entrance fee (R110.00 per adult, R60.00 per child)
  • Boulders Penguins Colony entrance fee (R170.00 per adult, R85.00 per child)
  • Food and drink
  • Tips (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Credit card
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • You will receive confirmation after booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant seats are available. Please purchase an infant ticket (1 person = 1 seat policy).
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • This tour will depart with a minimum of 2 people. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative tour or a full refund
  • Pickup is available for guests staying within a 6 km radius. Guests staying outside of this area can be picked up at the meeting point from 8:30 AM to 8:40 AM at the Sile Hotel, Silo Square, V&A Waterfront
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 357 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Our guide, Bidi, aka King Arthur, was excellent. He explained everything in detail, just the right amount. The tour was very extensive, which required all of us on the van to respect everyone, but remember that we had a lot to cover. King Arthur did an excellent job. Do not hesitate to book this is tour. Thanks.

September 18, 2022

Everything was great, but you should know that you’ll see a lot! And that’s great, but I found everything to be too fast paced, but then again, by the time we returned it was almost 7pm! The trip is ideal for those who want to get the most of of the Cape peninsula in one day. We, on the other hand, wanted to spend more time at the cape itself, and the 40-50 mins allocated to that didn’t feel like enough. Especially given the hefty R360 fee. It’s an easy 1.5h-2.5h to explore. Anyway, our guide David was very cool and knowledgeable and we enjoyed the trip

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September 10, 2022

The Cape of Good Hope & Penguins Small Group Tour was absolutely amazing. Tresor is a fantastic guide and very knowledgeable. He took us to Clifton Fourth Beach where we had a stunning view of the Twelve Apostel's Mountain Range, to Hout Bay for a boat trip to Seal Island, to the Noordhoek Farm Village, along the Chapman's Peak Drive, to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, to Simon's Town and the Penguins colony at Boulders Beach and to the Muizenberg Shark Spotters. At the end of the tour we did a short stop at Bo Kaap. Tresor took photos of those who wanted and remembered all of our names in no time. I had a wonderful day and would love to take another tour with him.

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August 16, 2022

Product ID: 68762