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Cape Point Sightseeing Tour

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Cape Point Sightseeing Tour

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icon4 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English
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Enjoy a beautiful drive to Cape Point from Cape Town on a half-day tour. The scenic route of Chapman's Peak Road takes you along the water past Hout Bay Harbour and Boulders Beach, with its resident African penguins, to Cape Point. It’s part of Table Mountain National Park, and there are spectacular views from the Cape of Good Hope.
  • Take a half-day tour to Cape Point from Cape Town
  • Drive along Chapman's Peak in the UNESCO-listed Table Mountain Park
  • Stop to visit the Boulders Beach penguin colony (own expense)
  • Pickup and drop-off from selected Cape Town hotels included
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Hotel pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
Professional guide
Cape Point Nature Reserve
Food and drinks, unless specified
Optional visit to penguin colony (time permitting)
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town , 1 Lower Buitengracht, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

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After booking, the operator will contact you about pickup time.

This activity will end right where it started.Should your Hotel not be listed, please contact us so we can confirm if we would be able to pick up and drop off from your hotel. Should guests meet at the starting point, guests are to contact us 24 hours prior to departure in order for us to provide collection time.
Meet your guide outside your central Cape Town hotel and then hit the road to Cape Point. The drive along the coast offers views of mountains and beaches en route to scenic Hout Bay. Then you are on the famous (and famously gorgeous) Chapman's Peak Road, which connects Hout Bay and Noordhoek. Time permitting, visit the penguin colony at Boulders Beach (own expense).

Arrive at the Cape Point Nature Reserve and continue on to Cape Point. Enjoy some free time to walk up to the old lighthouse for the best views over the Atlantic Ocean. The rocky cliffs here have claimed many ships over the years—the area certainly earned its nickname of ‘Cape of Storms.’

Back in the vehicle, make your way back toward Cape Town from Cape Point through False Bay and Simons Town, a historic South African navy base. Drive through Muizenburg, a popular beach resort town, before arriving back in central Cape Town.
Pass By:  
Hout Bay
Hout Bay is a suburb of Cape Town, it is situated in a valley on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula
Stop At:  
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Boulders Beach is a sheltered beach made up of inlets between granite boulders, from which the name originated. *** stopping here is time permitting and for clients own account***
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Cape Point Nature Reserve
Travel to the 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, Reebok, 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.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • On certain days, Chapmans Peak Drive may be closed. On these days the tour will travel via the Ou Kaapse Weg
  • Stop at Boulders Beach is time permitting
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Tour returns to Cape Town between 13H00 and 13H30 (subject to traffic)
  • Children up to the ages of 3 years are required to sit in a car seat. Car seats subject to availability at the time of booking. Parents are welcome to bring their own car seat.
  • Guests will be contacted the day prior with collection time.
  • Should we not recieve pick up details, guests are to contact us 48 hours prior and notify us of pick up details.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Cullinan Guided Journeys strictly follow the SA Government approved TBCSA Health and Safety COVID-19 Protocols. Should guests present COVID-19 symptoms, COVID testing and quarantine will be at their own cost. We recommend that you ensure that your guests take adequate personal travel insurance cover before departure from home.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Cullinan Guided Journeys
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 answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Cape Point Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Cape Point Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Cape Point Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Cape Point Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Mukhtar May Magical Trip
, Oct 2021
You get a guide than you get Mukhtar. From set go he A Amazing. Some guides just read off their manual scripts but not Mukhtar you can hear how informative he was he left out no detail. He answered all our questions. At every stop the history that he give us was impressive. If you guys have a jewel or rather me use a rare diamond it's Mukhtar May. Until now we speak about this amazing gentleman. He has left a ever fix mark in our hearts. I would recommend him any day. He was brilliant I tell you brilliant. Well done Mukhtar you are truly a unique individual and your knowledge of Cape Town is nothing but remarkable..God bless you and may you grow from strength to strength
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are so happy you had an amazing time with Muhkthar. We will be sure to pass your feedback onto him as well.
Sally was an excellent tour guide...
Graham B
, Oct 2017
Sally was an excellent tour guide , full of information ,relaxed took the group to Cape of Good Hope which was not part of the tour ,fun to be with highly recommended five star treatment
Our guide Ashely was great. We had 5...
Peter A
, Sep 2017
Our guide Ashely was great. We had 5 other guests in the van plus the two of us. We were the first guests picked up at 8am and dropped off last at 1.45pm. The half day tour is too quick. You do not get a chance to get out and view or photograph much. It was mainly driving and looking through the window. When you get to the Cape of Good Hope - it's so crowded. The group ended up skipping the penguins as 3 from the van had to be back at 1.30pm for a Township Tour. The tour was rushed. Ashely was great and very friendly. His commentary was spot on. He apologized for not seeing the penguins - but again due to timing and also the group decided not to try to see them, all good. Try and offer a full day, with coffee breaks, light lunch and more getting out of the car. This tour would suit those who prefer seeing all from the window.
Overall a good experience. Driver...
Aaron C
, Dec 2016
Overall a good experience. Driver was experienced and knew his facts. Its a lot of driving for the sights you see along the way, but it's understandable. The driver was cranky at times, not as friendly as you might Hope. Overall we had a good time and we are glad we took the tour.
It was wonderful though it was a rainy...
Anju M
, Aug 2016
It was wonderful though it was a rainy very cold day but the beautiful drive made up for it
The half day tour was splendid...
ROdolfo P
, Jul 2016
The half day tour was splendid, magnificent view. If you have time stay more. We highly recommend this tour and the tour operator. Our driver is great and patient with us.
this was a fantastic trip made so...
Christine A
, May 2016
this was a fantastic trip made so interesting by out superb guide Desmond
Quick tour but complete. The landscape...
ghislaine D
, Apr 2016
Quick tour but complete. The landscape is amazing. Our guide was very cheerful.
Guide very good but disappointed...
Julie R
, Feb 2016
Guide very good but disappointed with Cape of Good Hope, not sure what I was expecting but it was an anti climax. Great not to have to drive though and the scenery was beautiful.Cape Point better. Boulder penguins too commercialised preferred Betty's Bay.
It's not the tour's fault - a...
Pamela W
, Feb 2016
It's not the tour's fault - a half-day just isn't enough time to actually see everything. Basically in this half-day tour you drive for a bit then run in, take a picture and leave. Repeat that about 10 times and there's your day. Take the full-day tour instead!!! If you are traveling to Cape Town then these spots are a must see, just give yourself enough time to actually enjoy it. The tour itself was good. They picked me up on-time, I felt very safe important since I was traveling alone, and the driver/guide was very nice. The company was great about changing the date of my tour last minute my shark cage diving had to be changed due to the weather and so all of my other tours had to be moved around. This tour is great value for the money.

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