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  1. South Africa
  2. Western Cape
  3. Cape Town
  4. Castle of Good Hope

Cape Town: Introductory City Tour by Foot and Minibus

Product ID: 179927
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Explore the city of Cape Town with an informative tour guide showcasing why Cape Town is one of the most popular, beautiful, romantic, and most visited cities in South Africa.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

You will be picked up from your hotel in central Cape Town and surroundings (Sea Point, Camps Bay, Bantry Bay, Gardens, Oranjezicht, Vredehoek, Woodstock).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • Drive through Camps Bay and Clifton
  • Visit Bo-kaap and Cape Malay Quarter
  • Explore Company's gardens and the South African Museum
  • See the Castle of the Cape Of Good Hope
Full description
This Cape Town city tour commences with a stop at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront which is South Africa’s most visited destination, attracting millions of visitors every year with it’s massive range of restaurants, shops, activities, and free entertainment. Drive past the residential suburbs of Clifton and Camps Bay, positioned along the Atlantic seaboard this area is home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world.

After, visit the Bo-Kaap an area, formerly known as the Malay Quarter, famous for its brightly colored homes and romantic cobblestoned streets. While there stopover at the museum, which dates back to the 1760s, and is the oldest house in the area still in its original form. It highlights the cultural contribution made by early Muslim settlers.

Take a walk in the famous Company Gardens, the famous park and heritage site in central Cape Town. The Gardens were created in the 17th century to produce fresh produces and refurnish the European ships sailing through the Cape. Enjoy a quick visit to the South African museum.

Proceed to the Castle of Good Hope which is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and 1679, this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishing a maritime replenishment station at the Cape of Good Hope (Cape Town) for the Dutch East India Company.

The tour culminates with a short visit to one of Cape Town's diamond factories. Explore the history of the South African diamond rush and where it all began. Discover the world’s most famous diamonds with life-size replicas on display. Witness first hand how rough diamonds are transformed into creations of fire and light.
Includes
  • Pick-up from your hotel
  • Driver and tour guide
  • Castle of Good Hope entrance fee
  • South African museum entrance fee
  • Entrance fee to a diamond factory
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Table Mountain cable car fee
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Mile By Mile Tours

Product ID: 179927