Tours

TOURS

The below tours are on offer on Monday, 19 November & Tuesday, 20 November 2018.
  Please select your option on the Registration Form. 

CAPE POINT & PENINSULA TOUR – FULL DAY

COST PER PERSON: R1300.00 

This is an awe-inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point. Magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, historic and picturesque coastal villages are to be seen along the way. The Cape Peninsula is one of the world’s most scenic areas and stretches from the City centre to Cape Point.  

You will travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay, stopping at a Llandudno look-out point before continuing to Hout Bay, a quaint village and fishing harbour with magnificent mountain views and beach.  On through Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most breathtaking coastal drives, to Cape Point and the Good Hope Nature Reserve, which has magnificent fynbos vegetation, birdlife, endemic antelope species and zebra, historic lighthouses and shipwrecks. Cape Point is perceived to be the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. 

After lunch at a nearby restaurant (not included in cost), you will go on to historic Simon’s Town, a village with charming Victorian architecture, a naval base and a large penguin colony at the beautiful Boulders Beach. Boulders Penguin Colony (included in cost) is home to a growing colony of the vulnerable African Penguin. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in their natural habitat and there is also a new information centre. 

Make your way to visit the well-known Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. The Garden is one of eight National Botanical Gardens covering five of South Africa’s six different biomes. The garden is world-renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape Flora it displays and for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain.

Duration: 9 hours   |   Entrance included: Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony & Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden    |   Entrance not included: Seal Island boat trip, Funicular to Cape Point Lighthouse   |   Meals included: None

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE TOUR – HALF DAY

COST PER PERSON: R900.00  

This is an awe-inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point. Magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, historic and picturesque coastal villages are to be seen along the way. The Cape Peninsula is one of the world’s most scenic areas and stretches from the City centre to Cape Point. You will travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay, stopping at a Llandudno look-out point before continuing to Hout Bay, a quaint village and fishing harbour with magnificent mountain views and beach.  On through Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most breathtaking coastal drives, to Cape Point and the Good Hope Nature Reserve, which has magnificent fynbos vegetation, birdlife, endemic antelope species and zebra, historic lighthouses and shipwrecks. Cape Point is perceived to be the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. 

You will go on to historic Simon’s Town, a village with charming Victorian architecture, a naval base and a large penguin colony at the beautiful Boulders Beach. Boulders Penguin Colony (included in cost) is home to a growing colony of the vulnerable African Penguin. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in their natural habitat and there is also a new information centre.

Duration: 4.5 hours   |   Entrance included: Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve & Boulders Penguin Colony   |   Meals included: None

CAPE HIGHLIGHTS TOUR – FULL DAY

COST PER PERSON: R1300.00 

This tour encapsulates the best that the Cape has to offer, an awe- inspiring tour of the headland known as Cape Point. Magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, historic and picturesque coastal villages are to be seen along the way. Enjoy a delightful drive which winds its way to the heart of the Cape Winelands, through superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads. 

You will travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay, stopping at a Llandudno look-out point before continuing to Hout Bay, a quaint village and fishing harbour with magnificent mountain views and beach. On through Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most breathtaking coastal drives, to Cape Point and the Good Hope Nature Reserve, which has magnificent fynbos vegetation, birdlife, endemic antelope species and zebra, historic lighthouses and shipwrecks. Cape Point is perceived to be the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. You will continue to historic Simon’s Town, a village with charming Victorian architecture, a naval base and a large penguin colony at the beautiful Boulders Beach. Enjoy a light lunch at a nearby restaurant (not included in cost). 

Your next stop is Stellenbosch, the heart of the South African wine Industry, boasting great beauty and culture that is steeped in South African history. Walk down the canal-lined avenues, in the shade of giant oak trees and beautifully preserved historic buildings. Coffee shops, galleries, antique shops and wine bars spill onto the sidewalks. With the sheer vastness of wine.

Duration: 9 hours  |  Entrance included: Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve & Boulders Penguin Colony and Cellar Tour & Wine tasting  |  Meals included: None

CAPE TOWN CITY TOUR – HALF DAY

COST PER PERSON: R600.00

Including all the `must-sees` of any Cape Town day tour, this option is a geographical and cultural extravaganza, showing you Cape Town, from its historical beginnings to the dazzling modern shopping malls of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. 

Table Mountain (Cable Car fee not included in cost) – The new cableway was officially opened on the 4th of October 1997, the anniversary of the original launch, almost 70 years previously. Should the Cable Car not be in operation an alternate visit to the spectacular Signal Hill will be included. 

The Company Gardens – The Company Gardens have been described as ‘an oasis of calm in the city rush’, and with the trees, the squirrels and lunch-hour love birds it’s easy to forget that you’re in the middle of one of Africa’s most important cities. The South African National Gallery, the South African Museum and the Planetarium are situated within the grounds of the Company Gardens. 

South African Museum – This was founded in 1825. In 1897 the Museum moved to its present building in the historic Company Gardens. Since then millions of visitors have wandered its halls and corridors to be stimulated and inspired by its collections and exhibitions. 

Castle of Good Hope -Built between 1666 and 1679, the Castle is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. In 1936 the Castle was declared a National Monument. The Castle of Good Hope houses the military personnel of the SA army in the Western Cape, the famous William Fehr Collection of historic artworks, the Castle Military Museum and ceremonial facilities for traditional Cape Regiments. 

The Bo-Kaap – A look at the picturesque “Malay Quarter”, where you can discover the unique culture, lifestyle and personality of the Cape Muslim community and their contribution to South Africa’s development.

Duration: 4.5 hours  |  Entrance included: Castle of Good Hope & SA Museum  |  Entrance not included: Table Mountain Cable car ticket   |  Meals included: None 

CAPE WINELANDS TOUR – FULL DAY

COST PER PERSON: R1100.00

An early morning departure time of 08h30 will deliver you to a 9-hour tour of the Cape Winelands. The tour takes you to Stellenbosch for a wine and chocolate tasting at the Waterford Estate. 

Your journey continues over the Helshoogte Pass where you will enjoy a winetasting in the Blacksmith’s Cottage of Cape Chamonix in Franschhoek. Your final stop will be at another wine state in Paarl, a short drive from Franschhoek.

CAPE WINELANDS TOUR – HALF DAY

COST PER PERSON: R700.00

This delightful drive winds its way to the heart of the Cape Winelands, through superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads. 

With the sheer vastness of wine estates on offer, you are truly spoilt for choice. Enjoy two wine tastings in this historical and picturesque region. Return to the bustle of city life after an enthralling day in the countryside, arriving back at the hotels at approximately 13:30.

Duration: 4.5 hours   |  Entrance included: 2 wine tastings   |   Meals included: None

ROBBEN ISLAND & CITY TOUR – FULL DAY

COST PER PERSON: R1409.00

The tour commences with a ferry trip across the bay to Robben Island. (Weather permitting). From the 17th to the 20th centuries, Robben Island served as a place of banishment, isolation and imprisonment. Today it is a World Heritage Site and museum, a poignant reminder of the price paid for freedom. The excursion includes a return ferry to the island, a bus tour on the island and of the prison. 

Upon return to the mainland, enjoy a drive through Bo-Kaap to discover how the Malay slaves influenced the culture, food and aesthetics of this beautiful city and its people. Proceed to the Company Gardens located in the heart of the central business district. Enjoy a walk through the garden and a visit to the South African Museum. This is followed by a visit to the Castle of Good Hope – the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. The drive through the City Centre would also take you past the Houses of Parliament, the Grand Parade and City Hall from where Nelson Mandela first addressed South Africans after his release in February 1990. Continue to Table Mountain where you shall reach the top by cable car (weather permitting; cable car fee not included). Enjoy the panoramic views over the city with Robben Island lying sleepily in Table Bay. Also, get a bird’s eye view over the Atlantic Seaboard.

Duration: 8 hours  |  Entrance included: Robben Island Ticker  |  Meals included: None

CAPE TOWN SAFARI TOUR – FULL DAY

COST PER PERSON: R3700.00

You will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the Game Reserve which is a 2.5 hr drive via vineyards, orchards and magnificent scenery. Upon arrival at the reserve you are welcomed with a chilled drink before being ushered through to the restaurant for a buffet breakfast. Around 10h15 you depart on a 2–3 hour open vehicle game drive through the reserve. Situated in the Karoo with its wide open spaces, the 4,500 hectare reserve has a natural wetland and protected by majestic mountains and valleys, which makes for varied and ideal game viewing. 

On your drive you may see lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, as well as giraffe and hippo. Large herds of game are found on the Reserve such as Black Wildebeest, Burchell’s Zebra, Springbok, Gemsbok, Steenbok, Blesbok, Bat Eared Fox, Ostriches, Klip Springer, Duiker, Greybuck, Baboon, Black Backed Jackal, Eland, and Red Hartebeest. The natural wetland is home to 172 species of birds and is also home to several breeding pairs of the rare and endangered black eagle, after which the reserve has been named. 

Following the game drive, you will have the opportunity to visit the ARC rehabilitation centre. Here you will learn a bit more about the rescue and rehabilitation efforts the reserve plays in the area. After a well-deserved buffet lunch at the lodge’s main restaurant, you enjoy some time at leisure before starting your journey back to Cape Town. En route, you will stop at the Karoo Ostrich Farm for an informative and entertaining tour. Return to your hotel around 17h30.

Duration: 9 hours – departing 06h30  |  Included: 2-3 hour game drive   |  
Meals included: Welcome drinks, tea/coffee & cake & buffet lunch