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Cape Point Full-Day Tour From Cape Town

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Enjoy a scenic drive from Cape Town to Cape Point with stops along the way. Explore the lighthouse at Cape Point and take a photo at the Cape of Good Hope sign. Choose an optional visit to the penguin colony or a boat trip to Seal Island.
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Duration: 9 hours
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Pickup at your hotel in Cape Town central business district. Please wait for the guide in the hotel lobby and inform the hotel reception that you are waiting.

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  • Enjoy a scenic drive along the picturesque Atlantic coastline from Cape Town to Cape Point
  • See the historical lighthouse at Cape Point and the famous Cape of Good Hope sign
  • Take an optional visit to the penguin colony at Boulder's Beach and boat trip to Seal Island
Full description
Cape Point is located just 60 kilometers from Cape Town in a nature reserve within Table Mountain National Park. It is the most southwestern tip of the African continent, and popularly referred to as the mythical meeting place of the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

Discovered in 1488 by Bartholomeu Dias, Cape Point has long been an important navigational landmark.

The 9-hour tour begins in Cape Town and the drive takes you along the scenic Atlantic coast with the stunning backdrop of Table Mountain, Lion's Head and the 12 Apostles mountains. After a short stop at Clifton Beach your drive continues past Camps Bay and then on spectacular Chapman's Peak Drive to the quaint fishing village of Hout Bay.

Visit Hout Bay to explore an arts and crafts market and if you like, choose the optional boat ride to Seal Island. Drive past the suburb of Noordhoek, known for its picturesque shoreline and long, wide sandy beach, and then the charming villages of Kommetjie and Scarborough, as you make your way to Table Mountain National Park.

As you drive through Table Mountain National Park to Cape Point, be on the lookout for Chacma baboons, ostrich and antelope. When you reach Cape Point you can walk up to the historic lighthouse (or take a 3-minute funicular ride) for magnificent, panoramic ocean views.

Next is a short ride to the official southwestern-most point on the tip of Africa, at the Cape of Good Hope. Be sure to get a photo at the famous sign!

Begin the journey back to Cape Town with a drive along the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula, stopping to visit the penguin colony at Boulder's Beach in Simon's Town. Pass the coastal town of Fish Hoek and the popular surfing site of Muizenburg, with a short stop to see the world-famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

At the end of the day you’ll be dropped off at your Cape Town hotel.

Please note that the private tour option excludes entrance to Cape Point.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Professional and experienced guide
  • Entrance fee at Cape Point (for shared tour option)
  • Entrance fee to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees (in private tour option)

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note that the private option excludes Cape Point entrance fee

From £268.33 Per group up to 2

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Product ID: 55771