Cape Peninsula and Penguin Colony Full Day Shared Tour
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 9 hours
The tour was good although there were too many stops so that too little time was given to each of the places we visited. I would have left the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden out and given more time for the lunch break. The stop at the Cape Point Lighthouse was too short and the bar there too crowded. The driver/tour guide Basil was extremely nice and told us lots of interesting stories about the country. He is a wonderful guide with a vast knowledge and a great attitude. The company GYG gave us 2 different pick-up times for the excursion: 7-8 am and 8-9 am. Finally the driver came at 8:45 am. He said he had been given that pick-up time. The evening before the trip I texted GYG about the pick-up time as we were confused and they confirmed that it would be 7-8 am, which finally was not correct. The same thing happened two times for two different excursions during our stay, GYG gave us 2 different times. GYG, please be more precise with the pick-up times! It can get very annoying.
Very comprehensive all round day well managed by guide Michael. Very enjoyable. Only down side was the poor customer relations exercised by the staff at Boulders Beach. They were rude to our guide and the group. Totally unnecessary. They are there to provide a service. In the U.K, this kind of behaviour would get you sacked. Michael (our guide) acted with great dignity and restraint.
Call or WhatsApp the number provided the day before travel. Our email said 6am-7am and we got picked up at 9:15am. Bruce, our guide was very knowledgeable. Weather can change and can be cooler and windy at the cape point so would advise bringing a jacket. Great tour!
Our Guide Denver was excellent. He knew his facts & did a great job keeping us entertained & up to speed on what we were viewing or about to experience. We covered so much in one day but without being rushed or feeling as though we had missed anything.
Everything was great and our guide was fantastic. My only issue was that Africa Adventures sent me a voucher which instructed us be ready at 7 am, which we were, but in reality the guide was instructed to collect us at 8:20 am.