3 Days Private Tour: Cape of Good Hope, Penguins, Table Mountain & Robben Island | La Vacanza Travel

3 Days Private Tour: Cape of Good Hope, Penguins, Table Mountain & Robben Island

Duration: 3 days
Destination: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
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  • 3 days
  • Cape Town
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Experience our Top 10 Cape Town Highlights in 3 days on this private tour from Cape Town. Visit the most popular tourist attractions in Cape Town including Table Mountain, Robben Island boat trip and prison museum tour, City Tour, Bo-Kaap colourful houses, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, Boulders Penguins, Seal Island boat trip, Chapmans Peak drive, Stellenbosch Wine Tasting and Franschhoek Wine Tasting. Benefit from skip the line access to attractions, hotel pick up and drop off and interaction with a personal guide/driver in a private vehicle. This is the best of Cape Town wrapped into 3 full day essential private tours.

Itinerary

Day 1: From Cape Town: Robben Island, Table Mountain & City Tour with Bo-Kaap

Pass By: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
Pick up at your accommodation in Cape Town at 8:00am and travel to the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island, located in the V&A Waterfront, to take the 9:00am boat to Robben island.

Stop At: Robben Island Museum, Cape Town Central 7400 South Africa
Arriving at the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island at 8:30am, you will skip the line for ticketing and join others in the queue to board the shared ferry boat. At 9:00am you will set sail to Robben Island for the prison museum tour which will last approximately 3.5 to 4 hours including ferry boat transfers. On the island you will join a shared tour of the island. The tour will be conducted by an ex-political prisoner tour guide who will share the history of the island with you and show you the inside of the prison cell where Nelson Mandela was held. Before returning by boat back to the V&A Waterfront, you will take the historical Long March to Freedom in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Table Mountain National Park 8001 South Africa
After this enlightening experience, meet you tour guide at the entrance of the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island for your transfer to Table Mountain cableway station. Upon reaching the cableway station, use your pre-booked ticket to skip the line and move directly to the queue to board the cable car which will take you to the top of Table Mountain. Here you can explore this 7 Wonder of Nature and see Cape Town from a different dimension. Why not enjoy a light lunch at the Table Mountain Cafe (informal deli-style eatery).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Signal Hill, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa
Upon your return from the mountain, we will travel to Signal Hill. This is a spectacular view point which allows you to see the Cape Town City Bowl area including the City Centre, Cape Town Stadium (FIFA World Cup 2010), V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Harbour and the Bo-Kaap.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bo-Kaap, Bo-Kaap, Western Cape
From there we will drive down to the city and stop in the Bo-Kaap for photos with the historical colourful houses. Your tour guide will share stories about the meaning of the colourful houses and what they represent. Please remain close to your tour guide at all times and keep your belongings with you.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Adderley Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa
The day tour culminates with a drive-by city orientation tour through Adderley Street where you will view historical monuments like Bartholomew Dias, Jan van Riebeeck and Zackarias Waganaer Reservoir. Thereafter see some heritage museums like the Slave Lodge and Cape Castle. View the City Hall and the Company Gardens and proceed past the House of Parliament.
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
Drop off will be at your accommodation in Cape Town at the end of the tour between 17:00 and 17:30pm.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: From Cape Town: Cape of Good Hope and Penguins Sightseeing Private Tour

Pass By: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
Pick up will be at your accommodation in Cape Town at 9:00am as we travel along the Atlantic Seaboard passing through Bantry Bay, Clifton and Camp's Bay, with the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other side.

Stop At: Camps Bay, Camps Bay, Western Cape
Our first stop will be at Maiden's Cove for a photo opportunity with the Twelve Apostles and Camp's Bay beach as our backdrop. We call this the Kodak moment.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hout Bay, Hout Bay, Western Cape
Thereafter we make our way along the Atlantic Seaboard to Hout Bay Harbour where we will take a 45-minute Seal Island boat cruise to view the Seals at Duiker Island. Your tour guide will share the history of Hout Bay with you.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Seal Island, False Bay South Africa
From Hout Bay, you will take the boat to Seal Island to view the seals colony. Please note that we will not disembark the boat at Seal (Duiker) Island but will view the seals from the boat. Note that this activity is weather permitting and not recommended if the seas are rough.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Chapman's Peak Drive, Hout Bay Road Between Noordhoek and Hout Bay, 7872 South Africa
Upon your return from Seal Island, we will travel along Chapmans Peak drive (if it is operating), which is known as one of the most scenic routes in the world, and stop at the viewpoint for photos.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Noordhoek Farm Village, Corner of Village Lane & Noordhoek Main Road Chapman's Peak Drive, Noordhoek 7979 South Africa
We proceed along this tour route through Noordhoek with an optional stop at the Village Roast located in the Noordhoek Farm Village for some of the best coffee roasted in Cape Town.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Just Nuisance, St George Street, Simon's Town South Africa
Our next stop will be at the monument of Just Nuisance in Simon's Town. Here your guide will share the story of Just Nuisance, the famous Great Dane Dog who made a name for himself in the South African Navy.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Simon's Town 7995 South Africa
After a short drive from Just Nuisance we arrive at Boulder's Beach Penguins Colony, where we will take a walk on the boardwalk to view approximately 2500 African Penguins in their natural habitat. You may even find one or two of these enchanting creatures walking alongside you.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point Rd, Table Mountain National Park 8001 South Africa
The highlight of the day is certainly the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point. As we enter into the nature reserve your guide will share stories of the historical figures such as Vasco Da Gama and Bartholomew Dias while stopping at their beacons. Take your iconic photo behind the Cape of Good Hope nameboard.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cape Point, Cape Point, Western Cape
Our last stop for the day will be at Cape Point, where we will take the Funicular to the Cape Point lighthouse.

Cape Point is the official meeting point of the Two Ocean currents: Cold Benguela current and Warm Agulhas current.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: St James Beach, Main Road, Muizenberg 7945 South Africa
Our return route is via the Old Cape Road with beautiful views of the False Bay coastline including the colourful beach huts at St. James Beach.

Pass By: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
Drop off will be at your accommodation in Cape Town after the tour between 17:00 and 18:00pm.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: From Cape Town: Stellenbosch and Franschhoek Cape Winelands Private Tour

Pass By: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
Pick up at your accommodation in Cape Town will be at 9:00am.

Stop At: Marianne Wine Estate, Valley Road off R44 Klapmuts, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa
We travel along a scenic route to Marianne Wine Estate in Stellenbosch to experience Biltong and wine tasting. Marianne believes that biltong pairing enhances the flavors of the red wine they produce. Marianne’s Floreal blend was also hand-picked by Chef Gordon Ramsay for Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday which was held in the Buckingham Palace.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fairview Wine and Cheese, Suid-Agter Paarl Road, Suider Paarl, Paarl 7646 South Africa
Next we travel to Fairview Vineyards and Goats Cheese for a cheese and wine tasting. Here guests can purchase their favourite cheese and condiments, as well as their favourite wine from a choice of 3 ranges.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Groot Drakenstein Prison, On the R301 Road 5 Km from the R45 Huguenot Road, Breede River, Witzenberg Municipality South Africa
We stop at the Drakenstein Correctional Facility (formerly Victor Vester Prison) where former South African President Nelson Mandela spent his last two years of his prison sentence, for a photo with the his monument. Please note that we are not allowed to enter into the facility and will only take the photo outside with the monument.
Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Franschhoek, Franschhoek, Western Cape
We take a drive through the town of Franschhoek where guests are also welcome to enjoy an optional lunch at one of the many restaurants or buy a takeaway from one of the eateries. Franschhoek is known as the Food and Wine Capital of South Africa and we will pass the French Huguenot Monument on our way to Haute Cabriere wine estate.

Stop At: Haute Cabriere, Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690 South Africa
We stop at Haute Cabriere wine estate, Home of Pierre Jourdan, for MCC (bubbly) tasting. A family-owned winery, Haute Cabrière has roots that extend deep into Franschhoek’s wine valley, heritage and community. With a passion for crafting memories to share in together through quality wines, Burgundian and Champagne varietals are explored by the von Arnim family through pioneering blends and single-varietal wines, generation after generation.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Delaire Graff Estate, Helshoogte Rd R310, Stellenbosch 7602 South Africa
The tour culminates with a stop at the exquisite Delaire Graff wine estate, also known as the Jewel of the Cape Winelands. The ultimate Cape Winelands experience, Delaire Graff is dedicated to beauty in its many forms. An extraordinary natural setting, The Delaire Graff is a world-class destination for wine, art, cuisine and escape from the everyday. Experience the pinnacle of Cape Winelands hospitality. Positioned atop the Helshoogte Pass, delight in the unforgettable setting, panoramic views and exceptional facilities.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
Thereafter we make our way back to Cape Town. You will be dropped off at your accommodation in Cape Town between 17:00 and 18:00pm.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • Private Tour Guide/Driver, vehicle & Fuel
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Mineral water onboard the vehicle
  • Entrance fees to Robben Island & Table Mountain cableway
  • Entrance fees to Seal Island boat trip; Boulders Penguins; Cape of Good Hope & Cape Point Funicular
  • Wine Tasting Fees at Marianne; Fairview; Haute Cabriere & Delaire Graff wine estates
  • Entry/Admission - Fairview Wine and Cheese
  • Entry/Admission - Table Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Marianne Wine Estate
  • Entry/Admission - Chapman's Peak Drive
  • Entry/Admission - Seal Island
  • Entry/Admission - Delaire Graff Estate
  • Entry/Admission - Cape of Good Hope
  • Entry/Admission - Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
  • Entry/Admission - Robben Island Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Haute Cabriere

Exclusions
  • Accommodation
  • Meals, drinks and tips (optional)
  • Items of personal nature
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please advise whether child seat is required and the age of the child upon confirmation of booking.
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

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

08:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 days


User's Reviews

Voyager11998983562

15 Mar, 2024

3 Amazing days spent seeing the best of Cape Town. Our guide, Morne Hill, gave us a great introduction to all things Cape Town. We were able to see sites we wouldn’t have seen on our own. He shared a lot of information regarding the history of the sites we saw and of South Africa in general. He gave great recommendations of places to eat or additional sites to see on our own. We so appreciated the safety tips he gave us while we navigated our way through Cape Town. Thank you Morne Hill and the iPhone is still superior!!!

John_G

31 Dec, 2023

The beauty of this type of tour is that 1) it covers virtually everything one would expect to see in the Cape Town area; 2) it is customized to suit your wishes. For example, we are not wine drinkers, so on the third day, we visited vineyards, but he selected the ones that had tastings in wine and chocolate and cheese. He knew we are art lovers, so he chose a vineyard with an outstanding art collection.; 3) the tour guide ("nature boy") knows the areas and was most helpful.

560kunals

31 Jul, 2023

We had a great time on the tour. Our driver and guide was exceptional. Everything was done on time. Big thank you to Morne.

kunmun2017

30 Jun, 2023

Our tour guide Alex was wonderful and friendly. From the very first day he picked us up on time from our hotel and showed us all the places as per the itinerary along with sharing historical tid-bits and anecdotal trivia of the places we passed by. We couldn't do the Table Mountain on Day 1 due to weather conditions, but Alex kept checking for weather updates the following days and finally managed to fit it into our schedule on Day 3 when the weather obliged. The itirenary was also well charted out by Beyond Africa Safaris - covering all the important highlights one would might to cover during a short stay at Capetown. Overall great experience.. we didn't have to worry about anything during our tours - from travel, to entry tickets to cruises, wine estates, Boulder beach penguins, etc. and even restaurant suggestions (meal costs had to be borne by us as mentioned by the tour company earlier) - it was all very smooth & peaceful. Definitely recommend to all who wish to have a hassle-free travel across Capetown along with understanding the history & stories behind various places.

K7289XZmelanies

16 Jun, 2023

Morna 😉 truly showed us how much he loves his country! He gave us all the details about the politics, community, and nature. He went out of the way to take us to restraunts we would enjoy. By the end, he felt like family!

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Spectacular 3 Day Tour

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Greatly recommended Private tour of Capetown!

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Fun time in Cape Town

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