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Cape Town Townships Tour including Robben Island

Take a fascinating trip through South Africa’s difficult past with a tour of Cape Town and Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison. Visit the District Six Museum to get an in-depth look at the troubling history of apartheid in South Africa, and see how that system still impacts modern life in townships like Langa and Gugulethu. See how residents of these townships work to improve their lives and communities. Take a ferry to UNESCO-listed Robben Island for a tour of the former prison for political prisoners.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full day Township tour with Robben Island

Embark on a journey that will tug on your heart strings.Learn about South Africa’s difficult past with a tour of Cape Town and Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison.* Hotel pickups * Visit to District Six Museum - learn about Apartheid, Segregation Laws, Immorality Act etc* Visit Langa, visit a Shebeen, buy handmade ceramics, bead work & local crafts * Township guides who grew up in township is doing the guiding on the tour * See how people used to live and how they have been upgraded with new homes * Lunch (own account) * Board the ferry to Robben Island (Ticket included)* Bus tour on the Island* Walk with guide on the island * Meet ex prisoner who will share emotional stories about Nelson Mandela and other incarcerated prisoners* Return to the Waterfront for boat ride* Guide Return guests to hotels or stay for dinner own accountNOTE:District Six Museum is closed on a Sunday Visit a local community with Church service on a Sunday
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Robben Island Tour with Return Transfers to hotels

Return Transfers included from Cape Town City Centre hotels or Sea Point hotelsRobben Island Ticket is included * Watch a short moving story told by ex prisoners at the Robben Island Gateway * Board the boat to Robben Island * Robben island guide will take you to the bus for a tour around the Island * See Nelson Mandela's prison / some shrines of ex Java/Indonesian political prisoners* Time to listen to ex prisoner sharing stories of time in prison during apartheid era* Boat trip back to Mainland then transfer back to hotel Please put on sun screenTake a jacket as it gets windy sometimes Be 30 minutes early at the Gateway (With your guide who will escort you to the boat)Sea sick tablets is advised if guests are prone to being sea sick Wear comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Table Mountain & City tour with Robben Island

Guides has been touring with all kind of Nationalities and they are fun, knowledgeable, kind This tour includes Table Mountain tickets no need to stand in a queue to buy a ticket only wait in 1 queue to board the cable car which has a rotating floor Includes Robben Island tickets which are scarce as hen's teeth in high season! Hear many exciting & sometimes sad stories of Apartheid Era * Table Mountain (Ticket Included weather permitting, ticket is valued for 7 days)* See Parliament Buildings, Castle of Good Hope, City Hall and the Company Gardens* Walk the cobbled stones streets of the colorful Bo-Kaap *Malay Quarters) * Robben Island (Tickets included) tickets are confirmed 24 hours prior to start of the tour* Hotel Pickups and Drop offs Please note: If guests cancel the tour 24hours before the scheduled start, a cancellation fee of R 400.00 per ticket will be levied as Supplier do not give a refund of Robben Island tickets
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Cape Town Choral Music Tour

Music lovers rejoice at this opportunity to hear private concerts of Cape Town choral duos and trios performing in their homes. Enjoy a dinner showcasing Cape culinary traditions before the first home concert. Make your way to the second home concert to hear more music and indulge in a nightcap.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Cape Peninsula & Cape of Good Hope Sightseeing Tour With Penguins

Private tour just for you and your partyFlexibility to choose your start and finishing timeMost Entrance fees to major attractions are includedTour offered in French, English, Portuguese with no extra costTravel in luxury vehicle or mini bus air conditionedStop any where you want to stop and only visit the places that are appealing to youMobile vouchers are acceptedFlexibility to amend the itinerary to the one you wantSpend more time at penguinsAvoid big buses and long queuesYou can choose to be drop off anywhere including at the airport after the tourYou can change your tour to another day and date if the weather is adverse of for any unforeseen reason
  • Duration: 6 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Robben Island tour with 12h00 pickup from hotel

1 Transfer included from Cape Town City Centre hotels or Sea Point & Camps Bay hotels1 Robben Island Ticket included per person* Transfer to the Nelson Mandela Gateway by a qualified guide* Watch a short moving story on big screen told by ex prisoners at the Robben Island Gateway * Guide escort guests to the boat to Robben Island (reminder there is a long queue whilst waiting to board the boat) Guide will be with you until boat depart to the Island * Boat docks at Robben Island then Island guide escort guests to the bus for a tour around the Island * Visit some famous prisoner cells including Nelson Mandela's cell * Time to listen to ex prisoner sharing stories of time in prison during apartheid era* Boat trip back to Mainland * Stay at waterfront for a meal *own account* or explore waterfront area
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Robben Island Maximum Security prison tour 10h00Transfer from hotel

1 Transfer included from Cape Town City Centre hotels or Sea Point & Camps Bay hotels1 Robben Island Ticket included per person* Transfer to the Nelson Mandela Gateway by a qualified guide* Watch a short moving story on big screen told by ex prisoners at the Robben Island Gateway * Guide escort to the boat to Robben Island (Return Round Trip to Robben Island)(reminder there is a long queue whilst waiting to board the boat) Guide will be with you until boat depart to the Island * Boat docks at Robben Island then Island guide escort guests to the bus for a tour around the Island * Visit some famous prisoner cells including Nelson Mandela's cell * Time to listen to ex prisoner sharing stories of time in prison during apartheid era* Boat trip back to Mainland * Stay at waterfront for a meal *own account* or explore waterfront area
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Robben Island Maximum Prison tour pickup at 08;00 from hotel

Tours to Robben Island typically sell out early every day. Ensure your visit by booking this early-morning guided tour that transfers you from your hotel to the Robben Island Gateway at the V&A Waterfront, and then onto the boat to the island.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Small-Group Township Tour South Africa from Cape Town

Immerse yourself in Cape Town's apartheid-era history on this half-day tour that includes visits to District Six, a local preschool, a local shebeen (pub), and meet a traditional healer. Learn about apartheid and its legacy in South Africa through a guide's enlightening commentary. Enjoy the intimate atmosphere that comes with traveling in a small group of 15 people fewer. Upgrade your tour with an additional excursion to Robben Island.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Robben Island Ticket, Kirstenbosch & South African Wine Tasting Small Group Tour

This is one of the beautiful relaxed tour in Cape Town, you will see Robben Island, Kirsteinbosch botanical garden one of the best garden in Africa, plus you will taste some of the best and top quality wines produced in South Africa at two oldest wine farms in South Africa. The Tour is a small group shared tour which comes with all the tickets pre booked. Small group, better experience. Only in the ferry to Robben island you will be in a big group the rest of the tour will be very relaxed. No long driving unlike the drive to the traditional wine routes. The tour is one of the best tour in Cape Town.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Best of Cape Town Private Tour-Table Mountain & Constantia Wine Route

See the highlights of Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula and the Cape Winelands with the aid of a private guide during this flexible-length excursion. Enjoy a scenic drive through the eye-poppingly beautiful scenery of Cape Town, with Table Mountain in the background. Then continue south towards the Cape of Good Hope, stopping to admire Cape Peninsula highlights like Boulders Beach. Cap it all off with wine tastings and cheese set in the stunning landscape of Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands. A ‘Blue Badge’ private guide, private vehicle and round-trip hotel transport are included.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cape Town Safaris (Bus)

Travel to Aquila Game Reserve just outside of Cape Town for the chance to see Africa’s “big five” alongside other classic South Africa wildlife in their natural habitat. Explore the more than 18,500-acre (7500-hectare) reserve in an open safari vehicle on game drives that frequently encounter springboks, lions, porcupine, baboons, leopards, and elephants. Don’t miss the park’s animal rescue and conservation center.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cape Town Township Half Day Tour

Get a first-hand experience of the township tour from local and qualified tour guides who resides within the townships. The township tour provides you the chance to connect, mingle and share cultural principles with the local community. With warm hearts they will welcome you, with pride they will share their stories and with music they will dance for you. The people you meet on the township tour will leave you with a new appreciation of the South African philosophy of “Ubuntu” as they share a bit of insight into the daily life of the townships of Cape Town. Township Tour Highlights: • Visit District Six Museum/ Sundays visit a church in township • Drive to Langa township • Visit arts and crafts centre • Visit a local market • Visit a traditional healer • Visit a shebeen • Drive through two additional townships
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Cape Town Essentials Food Tour

Immerse yourself in the vibrant food and beverage scene in Cape Town on this half-day walking tour. Follow a guide through the streets of the South African city to stop at city landmarks and hidden gems you might not find on your own. Indulge in five food tastings and four alcohol tastings (wine, beer, port) to taste the flavor of the city firsthand. Along the way, listen to insightful commentary on the city's history and culinary culture from your guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Township Tour from Cape Town

Get off the beaten path and gain an understanding of township-based life in Cape Town on this half-day tour. The history of townships and settlements, including the famous District Six, is complicated; but touring with a guide ensures you'll get in-depth information and insight on their role in South Africa. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Cape Town means you get door-to-door service, too.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Sailing in The Bay (One Hour)

The One Hour 'Sailing in The Bay' experience is the perfect way to see Table Mountain and Cape Town’s Atlantic shoreline aboard Esperance.Leaving from the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, the routing is weather dependent; either to Milnerton and back if the south-easter is blowing, or towards Robben Island in north-westerly wind conditions. With either option, you’ll experience the excitement and thrills of sailing in Table Bay aboard one of Waterfront Charters beautiful yachts – with chilled refreshments aboard it’s the perfect way to spend an hour.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Cape Peninsula Day Tour

Experience the beautiful Cape Peninsula like a local! Start the day in colourful Bo Kaap before heading down the Peninsula to visit our penguin friends at Boulders beach. After a picnic lunch packed with South African flavour and hiking at the Cape of Good Hope we get to taste some famous South African wine. The breathtaking Chapmans Peak Drive leads us back along the coastal road to Camps Bay and the city center.if you only have a few days in Cape Town then you should definitely spend one with us!All costs included in your tour fee, NO HIDDEN COSTS!Minimum group size of 4 pax, Maximum group size of 13 pax
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Robben Island Tour from Cape Town

Explore the most famous island prison in the world, Robben Island, on this half-day tour from Cape Town. Go deep into the history of Nelson Mandela's history and impact on the world through your guide's commentary as you have a look around the historic site. Round-trip ferry ticket from the Victoria and Albert Waterfront and admission to Robben Island are included to make for a seamless experience.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cultural Cape Town Tour Including Langa Township and Bo-Kaap

Visit some of Cape Town’s most important and oldest settlements during this cultural tour of the Mother City. Tour Bo-Kaap, the colorful Malay Quarter and the oldest township in the city Langa. Stop at a shebeen (tavern) for a drink (own expense) and to meet some of the locals.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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SAFARI FAIRY GLEN GAME RESERVE

You don't have to travel far from Cape Town to see the Big Five. This guided tour takes you to Fairy Glen, the closest mostly free-roaming game reserve to the city. Whether you choose a morning or afternoon safari, you can count on an intimate animal experience, which might include seeing lions, buffalos, rhinos, elephants, and leopards.
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Tour from Cape Town

Devise your own itinerary and explore Cape Town at your own pace with a private minivan and a personal chauffeur. Where you go and what you do is completely up to you, so you could take in the city sights, go wine tasting in the Cape Winelands, or admire the views along the Cape Peninsula. With your own transport, there’s no waiting around for tour groups or feeling hurried, plus you are free to take a detour or stop for photos whenever you like.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Cape Peninsula Tour - Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope sightseeing

Spend a day sightseeing along the Cape Peninsula with a professional guide. The tour hits three major stopping points—Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope, and Boulders Penguin Colony—but there is plenty more to see along the journey. Admire rocky landscapes, ocean views, and seaside cliffs. This is a private tour, so the itinerary is completely customizable.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Township scheduled (shared) tour with Robben Island boat trip

UNESCO–listed Robben Island and the Langa township offer unrivalled insight into South African’s past, with stories of apartheid hardship and success in the face of adversity—but visiting without a guide means missing out on the hidden history. With round-trip travel from your Cape Town hotel included, discover sites of interest including Nelson Mandela’s prison cell and mingle with the locals in the Langa township. Along the way, see how educational programs are bringing new skills to the youth.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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