Cape of Good Hope-Cape Point & Penguins Private Tour from Cape Town

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  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
  • Location: Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Product code: 12189P1
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Cape Town Central, Cape Town Central, Western Cape

Our tour starts with a pick up at your accommodation in Cape Town and surrounding areas at 9:00am (flexible) on this private tour to Cape of Good Hope and Boulders Penguins colony. We begin with a brief drive-by city orientation tour to see important monuments and building in the city centre.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bo-kaap, Cape Town Central South Africa

From there we will stop in the Bo-Kaap (Cape Malay Quarter) for a photo opportunity with colorful houses, which carries great historical significance. You may even have a chance to greet some of the locals if they are in sight. Your tour guide will inform you about the colourful houses and their historical meaning.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Camps Bay, Camps Bay, Western Cape

We take a scenic drive along the Atlantic Seaboard with the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other, passing through Three Anchor Bay, Bantry Bay, Clifton and stop in Camps Bay. Maiden's Cove is the perfect spot for you to create memories with spectacular photos as you marvel at the magnificent views of the Twelve Apostles and Camps Bay beach.

This cove is one of the best places in Cape Town to take panoramic photos of the Ocean, Camps Bay Beach combined with the views of Table Mountain, Lion's Head and the beautiful suburbs of Clifton, Camps Bay, etc... We call this the Kodak moment.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chapman's Peak Drive, Hout Bay Road Between Noordhoek and Hout Bay, 7872 South Africa

Departing from Hout Bay, we drive along Chapman's Peak and stop at the viewpoint for spectacular photos. It is little wonder that Chapman's Peak is one of the most scenic routes in the world.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hout Bay, Hout Bay, Western Cape

Travelling along the Atlantic scenic seaboard we will pass through Llandudno, famous for some of the most expensive real estate in South Africa, until we get to Hout Bay. Arrive at Hout Bay harbour, you will have the option to either take a 45-minute boat cruise to Seal Island to view the seals or you can do some shopping at the market.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Seal Island, False Bay South Africa

Should you choose to take the optional boat trip to Seal Island, the duration will be 45-minutes. This excursion is weather-permitting. Please take along a light jersey because the temperatures tend to drop when we are at sea.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Noordhoek Farm Village, Corner of Village Lane & Noordhoek Main Road Chapman's Peak Drive, Noordhoek 7979 South Africa

We continue our coastal journey with an optional stop in Noordhoek, with the breathtaking views of Noordhoek and Long Beach beneath us. Travelers will have the option to enjoy some of the best coffee brewed in Cape Town at the Village Roast for their own account.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cape Point Vineyards Tasting Room, Silvermine Rd, Noordhoek 7979 South Africa

An optional stop for wine tasting at the exquisite Cape Point Vineyards will be offered. Surrounded by beautiful vineyards and views of the ocean in the distance, Cool breezes from the sea make for a slow-growing season, with a late harvest that results in a truly unique Sauvignon Blanc that is recognized across the globe for its rich minerality, structure, and tone. An optional sit-down lunch in their restaurant or a picnic lunch overlooking the man-made dam comes highly recommended.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point Rd, Table Mountain National Park 8001 South Africa

We explore the Cape of Good Hope and take our iconic photo with the Cape of Good Hope name board. Here we will also explore the Dias & Vasco Da Gama monuments. There are also beautiful beaches that you will see along the way, as well as various fauna and flora.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Old Cape Point Lighthouse, Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape Point South Africa

From the Cape of Good Hope we will drive to Cape Point. Arriving at Cape Point we will have a choice between a 15-minute hike or take the Flying Dutchman Funicular to the Cape Point Lighthouse. Here we will also explore the most south-western point of Africa, known as the Cape Point, where the cold Benguela from the Atlantic Ocean, meets the warm Agulhas current of the Indian Ocean.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Simon's Town 7995 South Africa

Our next stop will be the Penguins colony in Boulders beach, where your guide will escort you to the viewing point to see some of the 2500 breeding pairs of African Penguins at close range. You may even find one or two of these enchanting creatures walking alongside you on the boardwalk.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Muizenberg Beach, Beach Rd, Cape Town Central 7950 South Africa

Our return route is past Muizenberg where you will see the colored beach huts. The beach huts are used as changing rooms. These are reminiscent of the “bathing machine” of the 1800s, which was a cart-like structure that was wheeled down to the water’s edge, allowing the ladies to change into their bathing costumes.

Pass By: Cape Town Central, Cape Town Central, Western Cape

Drop off will be back at guests' accommodation in Cape Town at approximately 18:00 pm.


Inclusions

  • Toll Fees at Chapmans Peak
  • Private Tour Guide/Driver, Vehicle and Fuel
  • Pick up and drop off at accommodation in Cape Town
  • Bottled water onboard the vehicle

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees to Boulders penguins colony @ R170.00 per adult; R80.00 per child under 14 years
  • Entrance fees to Seal island boat trip @ R110.00 per adult; R60.00 per child
  • Entrance fees to Cape of Good Hope main gate @ R340.00 per adult; R170.00 per child under 12 years
  • Optional Funicular to Cape Point light house @ R80.00 per adult; R40.00 per child
  • Meals, Drinks and Gratuities (optional)
  • Wine tasting fees at Cape Point Vineyards: R60.00 per adult for 4 wines
  • Entry/Admission - Chapman's Peak Drive
  • Entry/Admission - Seal Island
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Point Vineyards Tasting Room
  • Entry/Admission - Cape of Good Hope
  • Entry/Admission - Old Cape Point Lighthouse
  • Entry/Admission - Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

Schedule Details

Departure Dates:

Daily.

Departure Point:

Traveler pickup is offered
Please can you kindly wait in the hotel lobby for our tour guide to pick you up for your tour.

Airports

  • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa


Ports

  • Cape Town Cruise Terminal, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa

Departure time

09:00 AM

Duration

8 hours(approx.)

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant seats available

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Credits & Cheques cards are accepted at places of interests and South African Rand (ZAR)

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Posted By : Tourist186220
Leon provided an exceptional day’s tour. He was so knowledgeable and informative that we felt we gained an in-depth knowledge of the history of SA. He also ensured that we visited all the locations we requested but tailored the trip to our specific requirements. We particularly enjoyed seeing the penguins and feeding an Ostrich! We would highly recommend requesting Leon as your tour guide if he is available. Thank you for an unforgettable day around the Table Mountain national park and Cape Point.
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Posted On : 2022-12-05


Posted By : A9007AJgeorgeg
Great day! Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Cape Point was spectacular and we saw dozens of baboons. Great way to see the area.
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Posted On : 2022-12-05


Posted By : Kelly F
We had a wonderful day and tour with Thomas, who was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly about everything we were visiting, plus he provided big-picture context about the politics and social fabric of South Africa more generally. Highly recommended!
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Posted On : 2022-12-02


Posted By : Amna D
We did a great private tour with Charleston. He promptly picked us up in the morning. Our first stop was at Bo-Kaap and then made our way along the costal areas. We did a few stops at the scenic costal overlook and then made our way to Boulder Beach and the Cape of Good Hope. The beach was not crowded at all, which was great. Charleston gave us enough time at all spots and we did not seemed rushed. I would highly recommend this private tour
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Posted On : 2022-11-30


Posted By : Carole_V
From the moment he picked us up to the time he dropped us off Mark was the perfect host. Eager to please and knowledgeable on all things Cape Town. Would have no hesitation in recommending a tour with Mark.
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Posted On : 2022-11-29


Posted By : Jeffrey_Z
My wife and I had a lovely day with our guide Pedro driving down to the cape of good hope. Pedro made the trip, he was extremely knowledgeable about all things South Africa and we had wonderful dialogue the entire drive. The southwestern most tip, lighthouse and penguins were the highlights of our trip and because we got back to Cape Town slightly early, Pedro drove us around the city center to help us get our sense of direction for the rest of our tril!
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Posted On : 2022-11-28


Posted By : jorgedieck
This tour was by far the best decision of our Cape Town activites. It is a MUST since you will get to see the most important landmarks of the city. Best to do this tour on your first days in the city because after it you'll know your way around a lot easier. Our tour guide was Wilson, and it would not have been the same without him. He was GREAT and we had an amazing time. He was always willing to help out, took great pictures (and we like pictures a lot), and even suggested for us to visit additional places not in the schedule. We were picked up from the hotel, and headed out to Table Mountain. It was great that the tour guide suggested to start at 8:30 am, since we only had like a 3 minute queue for the Cable Car. Highly recommended to do it this way! When we went down, the line was 10x longer. At the top, Wilson explained all of the city landmarks and it was great to hear him out and see the whole city from the highest point there is. After this, we headed to Simon Town, while passing through Champan's Road. This is the most beautiful road I've ever been through. Definitely be ready to take some amazing pictures. We saw the penguin colony in Boulder's Beach, and took some great pictures. Wilson explained the penguin behaviour and we had lots of fun watching these amazing animals. After this, we had lunch at Simon's Town (Harbourview Restaurant). This was definitely the best Fish & Chips and Fried Calamari I've ever had. The local tap beer was also amazing. After a great lunch, we finished with the crown jewel, Cape of Good Hope. You enter the part and visit Cape of Good Hope for the famous picture spot on the lowest point of southwest Africa. Wilson was great explaining the Portuguese expeditions of Bartholomew Diaz and Vasco de Gama, and how they were the first to discover the capes. We took great pictures and then visited Cape Point, where we rode the funicular to the top and saw the lighthouse (and took other great pictures). You can see False Bay from the top and the views are breathtaking. Definitely prepare your cameras and bring comfortable clothing because there is TONS of wind. Also don't forget comfortable shoes for the small climb at the top (but it isn't hard). After this, we headed back to Cape Town and stopped for a quick picture at Bo-Kaap (colored houses). It is a nice place for pictures and walking around. After this we were dropped back at our hotel. Wilson was AMAZING and we definitely recommend this great tour for anyone visiting Cape Town for the first time. We now feel like locals with his great explanations and he made us feel welcomed to the city. Do not hesitate to book! =) Thank you Wilson, we will definitely be back someday. Cheers!
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Posted On : 2022-11-27


Posted By : Catherine_S
We had a great day with Ray, our guide. So informative and fun. Would highly recommend this trip and Ray!
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Posted On : 2022-11-27


Posted By : Marcus L
Amazing landscapes and our guide Francis did an amazing job providing information to the places we visited. Highly recommend.
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Posted On : 2022-11-26


Posted By : Stephan_Z
Ruben was an amazing, knowledgeable, flexible, service-oriented, kind, and highly personable tour guide. This is my second time doing this tour across 3 years in coming to South Africa. Highly recommend.
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Posted On : 2022-11-21