Cape of Good Hope & Boulder Penguins Full-Day Tour from Cape Town | La Vacanza Travel

Cape of Good Hope & Boulder Penguins Full-Day Tour from Cape Town

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
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  • 9 hours
  • Cape Town
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Traverse the Cape peninsular in a small group and discover the most dramatic coast in the world. Take pictures in the brightly colored and historic Bo-kaap before you go on to explore the richest floral kingdom in the world at Cape of good hope .Learn about the history of the quaint towns of Hout bay, Kalk bay and meet with the African Penguins at Boulders beach in Simon's town and also the Cape Fur seals at Duiker Island. You will also discover the vibrant Muizenberg beach on your way back to Cape town to complete an eventful tour of the famous Cape of good hope.

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

Shortly after the commencement of the tour, before we leave the city for the coast. We will have the opportunity to make a quick stop in the historic Bokaap to see the brightly colored houses and discover her long history. Your guide will walk you around as you take photos and learn about the history of this neighborhood.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Bantry Bay, Bantry Bay, Western Cape

Nestled at the foothills of the Lion's head mountain is an affluent suburb called Bantry bay. Very well known for its wind free status, Bantry bay has over 250 days of no wind a year which is a great deal in Cape town considering the mother city's windy climate.

Pass By: Clifton, Clifton, Camps Bay, Western Cape

Tucked high up on the mountain side is another opulent neighborhood called Clifton. Besides the expensive real estate, Clifton is also well known for having some of the best beaches near Cape town. The four Clifton beaches that are naturally divided into 4 by granite boulders.

Stop At: Camp's Bay Beach, Camps Bay 8005 South Africa

See the beautiful Beverly hills of Cape Town called Camps bay. Stop briefly to take photos and enjoy the views of the twelve apostles.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hout Bay, Hout Bay, Western Cape

15 minutes from Camps bay is Hout bay. A town that is surrounded by the mountains and the cold Atlantic. All the roads that leads traffic here goes over mountain passes. Do not be regretting leaving your passports behind when a "Welcome to The republic of Hout bay" sign appears!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Duiker Island, Hout Bay South Africa

Our journey will have an hour lay over at Hout bay harbor whereby you may hop on a boat and embark on a 40 minute scenic journey to an Island inhabited by more than 5 thousand cape fur seals. You will see the seals from the boat and if you may not be keen to take the boat trip you may spend some time exploring the craft market or even take a 10 minute walk to Hout bay Beach. Please note that this optional extra may add another hour onto the tour.

Duration: 1 hour

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

As we leave Hout bay, we will drive onto the world famous Chapman's peak drive. A mountain side road locally known as Chapies. An engineering masterpiece! The Chapman's peak drive meanders for 9km along the giant Chapman's peak mountains that seems to drop into the ocean like an avalanche. You will also have an opportunity to stop for photos and enjoy the views of the Atlantic ocean, the cliffs and the white sandy beaches.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

At the Southern end of the Chapman's peak drive is a Noordhoek farm village. The whitewashed and thatched buildings operate as shops trading as raw juice shops, coffee shops, bakery, restaurants hand made crafts shop and clothing stores. A short stop to indulge in some of these will be offered to you.

Stop At: Cape Point Ostrich Farm, M65, Main Road, Cape Point Cape Point, Cape Town Central 7985 South Africa

A mere 200m before the Cape point nature reserve is an Ostrich farm where guest will have an opportunity to stop by along the road and take pictures of Africa's largest bird.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape Town Central South Africa

Cape point nature reserve is home to the most south western corner of Africa (Cape of good hope). Rich fauna and flora makes this place a biodiversity hotspot. You will be able to enjoy the views while in the comfort of the vehicle or even by foot.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Famed the corner of Africa. Where the Cold Atlantic and the Indian oceans shares common grounds. The Cape of good hope is however only the most south westerly point of Africa. Hiking trails to the summit of the Cape makes for great activity and sightseeing. The Cape of good hope sign is also another big attraction. Possible different hiking trails will be offered to you from here by your guide.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Walk or take a funicular (at own cost) up to South Africa's 3rd oldest lighthouse for a 360 degree view of the national park. The old lighthouse was launched in 1860 only to be decommssioned 40 years and dozens of shipwrecks too late after studies proved that its high altitude posed a great danger to sailors around the cape as they couldn't be able to see it in cloudy weather conditions. A new lighthouse was since built at a much lower altitude.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Simon's Town, Simon's Town, Western Cape

Another quiet and wealthy town on the false bay coastline. The victorian built Simon's town is home to some of the freshest seafood restaurants and where you might stop for an hour and grab some lunch (guide may choose to have lunch at Cape point depending on how the tour goes)

Duration: 1 hour

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

Boulders beach penguin colony is home to thousands of the endangered tuxedo swimmers, the African penguin! Here you will walk on the beach and take close up photos of one of our flightless birds. Your guide will also provide you with information about the penguin's current affairs.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Muizenberg beach is also known as "The surfers corner". Brightly colored changing huts on the beach makes for a great photoshoot. Provided that we have time and the traffic flow is reasonable, you will be able to have your last stop before the engines steers north for Cape town to finish off a great sightseeing day.

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Toll fees
  • Pick up and drop off at Hotel in Cape town
  • Entry/Admission - Chapman's Peak Drive

Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuity (optional)
  • Seal Island boat fee (optional) R130/adult R70/child
  • Boulders beach entrance fee R190/adult R95/child
  • Cape of Good hope entrance fee R400/adult R200/child
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

1: Hyatt Regency Cape Town, 126 Buitengracht St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
2: The Westin Cape Town, Convention Square, Lower Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
3: Two Oceans Aquarium, Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa
4: Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore, 29 Heerengracht St, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
5: Cresta Grande Cape Town, Corner Strand, 37 Loop St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
6: Cape Heritage Hotel, 90 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
7: Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town, 64 New Church St, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, 8018, South Africa
8: Kloof Street Hotel - Lion Roars Hotels & Lodges, 8 Rheede St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
9: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town, 76 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
10: The Capital 15 On Orange Hotel & Spa, Corner Of Orange Street & Grey's Pass, Shop 3, 15 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
11: Taj Cape Town, 1 Waal Straat, corner St Georges Mall, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
12: 44 Deerpark Dr W, Vredehoek, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
13: Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town, 100 Beach Road, Granger Bay Blvd, Mouille Point, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa
14: O’Two Boutique Hotel, 3 Surrey Pl, Mouille Point, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
15: The Winchester Boutique Hotel Cape Town, 221 Beach Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
16: Protea by Marriott Hotel Cape Town Sea Point, Arthurs Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
17: The President Hotel, 4 Alexander Rd, Bantry Bay, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
18: The Bay Hotel, 69 Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
19: POD Camps Bay, 3 Argyle St, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
20: Check Inn Hotel, 155 Main Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051, South Africa
21: Radisson RED Cape Town V&A Waterfront, No. 6, Silo, Silo Square, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
22: Hotel Sky Cape Town, 9 Lower Long St, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
23: Urban Elephant 16 on Bree, 16 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick ups are done at a door to door service. All you need to do is provide us with your pickup location in Cape town proper. Travellers staying ng outside our 6km Cape town pick up radius can meet us at Hyaat Regency hotel at the set time, a day before the tour.

Ports

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


Departure Time

08:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

9 hours


User's Reviews

Stephanie_H

23 May, 2024

Excellent day trip! Our guide Candice and driver Mabee filled our day with delight! It was a full day of stops, pictures, fun facts and even history. There was never a quiet moment as we were always looking at something or hearing about something! Plenty of time was given at all the stops to explore, including an hour with the penguins! I would highly recommend for a day trip of the Cape!

Freedom791559

23 May, 2024

An amazing full day tour of the Cape. The driver Mabee and guide Candice were amazing hosts. Throughout the whole day they provided fun facts and history about Capetown. Took us to all the sites and gave us plenty of time to explore at each stop! Even pointed out wildlife along the way and let us stop for numerous pictures! Wonderful day well spent, would highly recommend.

Eduardo X

23 May, 2024

Amazing experience! Candy and Mabee were the best guide and driver ever! Recommend to everyone! Highlight for the lighthouse in cape of good hope (incredible view) and the penguins!

54georgiaa

23 May, 2024

It was an amazing experience! Candy and Mabee made every moment more special. Recommend it to everyone who wants to live a incredible tour around Cape Town!

Cindy_R

22 May, 2024

The drive was amazing! Tour guide was incredibly informative and gave excellent perspective on Cape Town. He drove us safely and gave the full experience. So grateful and enjoyed.

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