Cape Peninsula Tour

A spectacular day trip exploring the Cape's scenic coastlines


Cape Peninsula Tour

Don’t leave Cape Town without experiencing our spectacular coastline on our Cape Peninsula Tour.

We travel along Chapman’s Peak Drive towards the mythical meeting place of two great oceans at Cape Point Reserve. Along the way we pass through the Fishing harbours and villages of Hout Bay, Noordhoek, Fish Hoek and stop to explore Simonstown – South Africa’s historic naval base. We also visit the penguin colony at beautiful Boulders Beach in Simons Town.

About Cape Point Nature Reserve

Encompassing the tip of the Cape Peninsula, 60 km south-west of Cape Town, Cape Point is a nature reserve and Natural World Heritage Site that falls within the Table Mountain National Park. Featuring 7 750 hectares of diverse flora and fauna, buck, baboons and Cape Mountain Zebra as well as over 250 species of birds – Cape Point is a must-see for nature lovers and our primary destination on our Cape Peninsula Tour.

Here are just a few of the most most popular things to see and do when you next visit Cape Point:

  • Witness the meeting of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
  • See some of the most inspiring ocean and mountain scenery in the world.
  • Spot the endemic wildlife – Baboon, Cape mountain zebra, Eland, Cape Fur Seals and more!
  • Enjoy a delicious luncheon at the Two Oceans Restaurant with views over False Bay
  • Shop for curios at the Cape Point shops and traders
  • Take the Flying Dutchman funicular up to the viewing point, below the old lighthouse.
  • Discover monuments to explorers Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias.
  • Enjoy a swim and a picnic at some of the approved sites
  • Photograph the more than 1 100 indigenous plant species of the Cape’s unique floral kingdom.
  • If you’re a bird-lover – keep a look out for more than 250 bird species here.
  • Keep an eye out for whales as they migrate around the Cape Peninsula.

On our return to Cape Town, we pass the oldest University in South Africa (UCT) and the famous Rhodes memorial – commemorating Cape colonist Cecil John Rhodes’ contribution to the development of the Cape.

Cape Peninsula Tour Highlights

  • Atlantic beaches
  • Hout Bay Habour
  • Chapman’s Peak (if open)
  • Cape Point
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • Boulders beach penguins
  • Simon’s Town
  • Return to Cape Town via UCT & Groote Schuur Hospital

Cape Peninsula Tour Times

Daily: Departure: 09H00

End of tour: 17H00

Cape Peninsula Tour & Prices

From R830 per person (Group) / R3000 per person max (Private)

Price includes Entrance Fee at Cape Point Nature Reserve and the Penguin Colony

Price excludes lunch (optional extra)

Visit http://capepoint.co.za/ for more information about Cape Point Reserve.


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