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Cape Peninsula Day Tour - Fur Seals, Penguins and the Cape of Good Hope!

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From US$49.00

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  • 9 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Drive and hike around the Cape Peninsula during a full-day sightseeing tour with a focus on the region’s natural attractions and lots of fun options to choose at your own expense. Visit Boulders Beach, Cape Fur, and Cape Point Nature Reserve, and see a penguin colony as well as other wildlife. Private transportation and commentary from your guide ensure a comfortable and informative tour, making it ideal for first-time visitors.
  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Cape Peninsula
  • Ideal overview of the area for first-time visitors
  • Mix of hiking and driving for different sightseeing options
  • Focus on natural attractions, including a penguin colony (optional)
  • Guided commentary provides deeper insight into attractions
  • Light snack and picnic lunch included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from select lodgings included
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What's Included

  • Registered Tour Guide & Driver
  • Light Morning snack
  • Picnic lunch
  • Hiking
  • Hostel & Hotels pickup and drop-off (selected accommodation only)
  • NOT INCLUDED-Cape Point entry ticket: R376 foreigner, R188 foreign child, R94 local, R47 local child
  • Optional Boat Cruise to the seal colony from Hout Bay Harbour (R120 foreigner)
  • Optional Boulders Beach entry: R176 foreigner, R88 foreign child, R44 local

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • 32 Burg St
    32 Burg St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

    Baz Bus Head Office - Ring at the purple gate.

Pickup points

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Start time

07:30 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

We only pick-up from the accommodations listed and at our head office, not from any other accommodations.

What To Expect

Begin your tour with hotel pickup from selected accommodation in Cape Town between 7:45 and 8:30 a.m. Drive along the Atlantic Seaboard, taking in the view of the Twelve Apostles Mountains in the background and learning about the culture and history as you go.

Upon arrival at Hout Bay, take an optional boat cruise to the Cape Fur seal colony on Duiker Island (own expense), or spend free time browsing the local curio shops at the harbor. Return to the bus and snack on muffins and juice while admiring the views along Chapman’s Peak Drive (subject to road conditions).

Then, continue to Boulders Beach in Simons Town to visit a colony of cute African penguins (optional).

Our final stop of the tour is Cape Point Nature Reserve, a beautiful protected area with free-roaming wildlife and incredible landscapes.

After a healthy picnic lunch, take a leisurely stroll to the Cape Point lighthouse, and an easy hike to the southwestern-most point of Africa. Walk along the spectacular Diaz Beach encircled by dramatic cliffs and wild waves before you reach the famous Cape of Good Hope sign.

Then, climb back aboard your transport to return to your accommodation, where your tour concludes.

Cape Town Central (Pass By)

We pick up our passengers from their hotel/hostel, as long as these are located within our pick up area. You will be able to choose your hotel/hostel when booking. Pick up time will be confirmed via chat.

Hout Bay

Optional Boat trip to Seal Island - Please make sure you bring some cash along

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Bring along comfortable shoes, water bottle and a jacket in case it gets windy
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The tour of the cape peninsula and point is well worth the visit.
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Great day trip
John_E, Jan 2023
Great way of seeing some of the highlights around Cape Town in a day. The trip includes the cape of good hope, plus a stop to see penguins at boulders beach and a boat trip to see some seals. All was well organised and the bus was comfortable.
This experience was one...
Amelia_B, Jan 2023
This experience was one of my most memorable while visiting Cape Town. I traveled alone and so did another young lady and we were able to share this experience alongside a great guide!
Cape of Good Hope tour
Brian_M, Dec 2022
This was s great outing Mark was an excellent guide- very knowledgeable and capable- I would love to have him lead my next tour (give that guy a raise!)
five star rating!
AshokKumar_B, Mar 2020
This was a very good tour. The guide Bjorn and the driver Xanda, are just amazing. Highly recommended.
Fabulous tour of the Cape
Graham_O, Feb 2020
This was the most fantastic day out from Capetown and we would recommend 100% that you do it! Our guide Leon and driver Sammy were excellent hosts and Leons knowledge was second to none (his jokes not so). But all in all SUPERB!!!!!
a great day out and shared the trip with a lovely mix of people
Heather_R, Feb 2020
this was a great trip, well organised. the leaders had lots of energy, enthusiasm and information to share.
This is worth it!
Hidetake_E, Feb 2020
A lot was contained in this tour and I was surprised that we could do all that in just one day - visiting the seal colony as well as the penguin colony, a walk up to the old lighthouse at Cape Point as well as a walk along the cliff to Cape of Good Hope, light snack and picnic lunch and some picture stops along the way. Needless to mention a great guide and a great driver. Amazing!
Cape Tour!
simmyb0816, Feb 2020
Had a great time and we stopped a good amount to see things. The tour guide was knowledgeable. Lunch was just average, but nice that it was included along with some breakfast snacks!
Great day at the Cape
Susanne_P, Jan 2020
The day was great, all well organized. A little more time at the Cape would have been great. Also we were not picked up at the hotel and office place is not easy to find. More information for these guests is definitely necessary.
Interesting and beautiful tour
AdamH707, Nov 2019
The tour of the cape peninsula and point is well worth the visit. The landscape is rugged, beautiful and majestic. The tour guide was informative and the lunch provided was yummy and plenty. It was very sunny so take a hat.
Cape Point Sightseeing Review
FrequentFlier437388, Oct 2019
Great crew, great weather and good itinerary. Especially enjoyed the walk at Cape Point and the Penguin walk .
Excellent tour of the Cape Peninsula
PuiShih_L, Sept 2019
Tour guide was good and knowledgeable. Tea and lunch provided so tour is quite good value for money.
definitely a "best of" tour
Emily_W, Sept 2019
Super day filled with so many AMAZING highlights. The guide and driver were very attentive and even spotted a breaching whale for us to see off the coast!
We had a lot of fun on this tour. We...
Catherine C, Sept 2018
We had a lot of fun on this tour. We were picked up at a pre-arranged location near our hotel. As soon as the van was full approx. 16 people, we went for a beautiful drive along the Cape, accompanied by interesting info provided by Mike, our guide. Mike was knowledgable and personable. He was eager to answer questions and help us all have an enjoyable day. We stopped for an optional boat ride into Hout Bay to see a seal colony. That was fun, but if you are on a budget, you may not regret skipping this part. Other stops on the tour included great penguin viewing, a nice lunch outdoors, a hike up to the Cape lighthouse, and a short bike ride. The location for the bike ride was amazing and flat and made us wish we had our road bikes with us to explore the area widely. The bikes provided were in very rough shape. Rusty old mountain bikes. Mine had a very loose headset. Several of the helmets were old and had broken straps. This is the reason for four stars in this review and not five. Our driver, Freddy, was delightful and did his best to fit the bikes to the riders.
Excellent trip
James_H, Jul 2018
Great staff and guides great food wonderful scenery love the whole trip highly recommend trip show lot of wildlife
A great way to see many highlights and...
CT123, May 2018
A great way to see many highlights and the beautiful scenery from Cape Town to Cape Point. The day is packed full, from an optional boat trip to see the seals, bike ride, seeing the penguins at Boulders Beach and mini hike, the day is very well organised. All activities are optional and you will not feel left out if you do not participate. Our guide and driver were friendly and knowledgeable. We also saw a few wild animals en route. Overall an amazing and memorable day
Incredible day! The drive to Hout Bay...
mhawke, May 2018
Incredible day! The drive to Hout Bay, down Chapmans Peak to Cape Point is absolutely breathtaking. Our guide was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, proving great insights throughout the day on the area. The day was well organised and planned out to maximise your time at the main points when they were also less busy! The visit to see the Penguins at Boulders Beach was a personal highlight!
A great way to see the Cape Peninsula...
sarahm, May 2018
A great way to see the Cape Peninsula, the tour has the optional bike and hike which really makes it different to the other tours and breaks the journey up. Very well planned so the only long drive is on route back to Cape Town. It was great to see the seals and penguins! The scenery was also very beautiful! Highly recommended!
It was a wonderful day going all around...
Bast, Apr 2018
It was a wonderful day going all around the Peninsula. The sights were amazing all day long. Seeing the seals and the penguins was awesome. Little recommendation: let customers cycle all the way down to the picnic area as it goes down after all the small hills! Super fun day overall
A full packed day with plenty of...
Alastair_M, Jan 2018
A full packed day with plenty of sights and activities. It was great to see what was just outside Cape Town and the trip was full value for money. Diane was a terrific guide and made us a fabulous lunch also.

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