This awesome and inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point encompasses magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, and picturesque coastal villages. The…
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This awesome and inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point encompasses magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, and picturesque coastal villages. The Cape Peninsula is one of the world’s most scenic areas and stretches from the City centre to Cape Point.
Note: The drive via Chapman’s Peak is subject to the road being open.
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Time : 08:30
The ForeshoreAdderley Street is named after Charles Adderley, who was a supporter of colonial self-government. In 1849 he defended the Cape Colony against plans to make it a convict-station.
Time : 10:00
Sea PointOcean-facing Sea Point is a lively, affluent suburb where sandy beaches like Milton and Saunders Rock feature tidal pools, kids’ playgrounds and sunset views. Tracing the coastline, Sea Point Promenade is a popular walking route.
Time : 10:30
Hout BayIts long, sandy beach faces a bay framed by mountains and is quite simply exceptionally beautiful. Capetonians throng here over weekends to partake of the local fish & chips and to catch a glimpse of the resident Cape seals that make the harbour their home.
Time : 11:00
Chapmans PeakChapman's Peak is the name of a mountain on the western side of the Cape Peninsula, between Hout Bay and Noordhoek in Cape Town, South Africa.
Time : 23:30
Cape Point Nature ReserveThe Cape Point Nature Reserve, comprising over 17,300 acres of indigenous fauna and flora. Here we can see a variety of wildlife that includes baboons, rhebok, Cape Mountain zebra, Bontebok and the elusive eland. The reserve is also one of the world's largest breeding grounds for tortoises. Bird-watchers, too, will find many fine species to observe.
Time : 23:45
Cape PointThe majestic coastline offers drama worthy of being called "Nature's Greatest Show." We'll be able to see the union of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans (as per legend), and may even feel the brisk wind that is dubbed the "Cape Doctor" for its presumed curative powers.
Time : 00:15
Boulders Beach – African Penguin Colony (optional)The local inhabitants—African penguins in their thousands—know how to pull the crowds. African Penguins used to be known as jackass penguins because of their distinctive braying, and they’re the only penguins found on the continent. Colonies can be found from southern Namibia all the way around the South African coast to Port Elizabeth, but few places offer as remarkable a viewing point as Boulders Beach.
Time : 15:30
Kirstenbosch Botanical GardensFollowing the coastline along False Bay, we'll return to Cape Town by way of Simon's Town. Fish Hoek fishing village and Muizenberg. Before our return, we'll stop at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens for a short walking tour of the beautiful gardens. We return to Cape Town, passing the University of Cape Town, Rhodes Memorial and the Groote Schuur Hospital.
- Cape Point gate
- Chapman’s peak
- Penguin colony
- Seal Island Cruise +/- R105, Lunch
- Cape point Funicular +/- R90
- Kirstenbosch +/- R90
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