Maiden's Cove

Maiden's Cove: Our most recommended tours and activities

Cape Town: Table Mountain, Penguins & Cape Point Shared Tour

1. Cape Town: Table Mountain, Penguins & Cape Point Shared Tour

Start your full-day tour at the Bo Kaap (Cape Malay Quarters) with its colorful houses, before heading to the Table Mountain cable car station. Take the cable car to the top for unforgettable views. Drive along the Atlantic coast, stopping at Maiden's Cove for photos with the backdrop of the 12 Apostles mountain range. Enjoy the views from Chapman's Peak Drive, one of the world's most scenic routes. Visit Boulders Penguins Colony in Simon Town before reaching the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Enjoy a guided tour at this very popular landmark. Travel to Cape Point, where you can hike to the top of the lighthouse or take the Flying Dutchman funicular to the top.

Cape Peninsula: Full-Day Small Group Tour with Penguins

2. Cape Peninsula: Full-Day Small Group Tour with Penguins

You’ll be picked up at your Cape Town accommodation in the morning by a qualified tour guide/driver in a luxury minibus, and taken on an all-inclusive, full-day Cape Peninsula tour. Drive along the scenic coastal route with the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other, and see what makes this coastline so special. Pass through Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay, and Llandudno beaches along Chapman's Peak drive and enjoy a photo stop at Maiden's Cove. In Hout Bay, you’ll have the option of taking a boat to Seal Island to get a closer look at the seal population (not included in the tour price). After exploring the harbor in Hout Bay, your tour continues on to Noordhoek village for an optional stop to try the best coffee roasted this side of the Cape (cost not included). The next stop is at the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point, where you'll explore the reserve, see the Dias Beacon, and also where the two currents meet. You can hike up to the top to see the Cape Point Lighthouse or take the Funicular (cost not included). From Cape Point, you’ll continue on toward Boulders Beach and stop to see the penguin colony. Enjoy the scenic Boyes Drive and see Kalk Bay and Muizenburg. The return route to Cape Town will be via the Old Cape Road, ending the day with a drop-off at your accommodation.

Robben Island Tickets, Penguins, and Private Cape Point Tour

3. Robben Island Tickets, Penguins, and Private Cape Point Tour

After a 6:00 AM pickup from your hotel in Cape Town or the surroundings, you'll proceed along the Atlantic Seaboard where you can admire mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. Stop at the Maiden's Cover for a photo opportunity with a backdrop of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range. Passing through Clifton, Camps Bay, Llundadno, and Hout Bay. Stop for photos on one of the world's most scenic routes, Chapman's Peak drive. Next, stop at Boulder's penguin colony to visit these enchanting creatures. Watch as these adorable birds play and frolic in the ocean. Your final destination will be the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve for a guided tour and a photo stop at this very popular landmark. From there, you'll travel to Cape Point, where you can hike to the top of the lighthouse (or take the funicular). At 10:30 AM arrive at the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island where you will take the 11:00 AM boat trip to Robben Island for a prison tour. On the island, an ex-prisoner will be your guide and take you through the prison. See the cell where Nelson Mandela spent so many years. Upon return from the island at approximately 3:00 PM, your guide will be waiting for you again at the clock tower to transfer you back to your hotel.

Cape Town: City Sightseeing Private Trip to Table Mountain

4. Cape Town: City Sightseeing Private Trip to Table Mountain

Start with a morning walk through the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Summit to the top of Table Mountain with the Cable Car and see 360 degrees of breathtaking views from the top of Table Mountain. Wander along wooden and sandy footpaths and breath in the attractive smells of fynbos. Explore Bo-kaap on foot along its cobbled stone streets and admire the colourfully painted houses. Sample hot, spicy, and sweet Cape Malay food. End off with one of the most spectacular coastal drives in the world, with a stop-off at Camps Bay and sunset drinks at a secret location, overlooking the Atlantic seaboard.

Cape Town: Guided Sightseeing Tour and Cape of Good Hope

5. Cape Town: Guided Sightseeing Tour and Cape of Good Hope

We will depart from your Hotel at 08h30 and drive through the City Center to Bo-Kaap to learn more about the history of the color houses and take same photos. Our second stop will be Table Mountain where we will take a cable car up to the top of the Mountain to enjoy the beautiful view of the City from the mountain top. Maidan Cove is known for its magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostol's Mountains, here you can take beautiful photos to create your memories. We will then proceed through Camps Bay and have a stop at Haunt Bay harbor to take an optional 45 minutes boat trip to Seal Island which will cost R100 per person. The tour will then proceed to the most scenic Chapman's Peak Drive, we will stop at the viewing point to take photos and enjoy the scenic views of this beautiful place and then start the most amazing driving experience with breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean. We will have an optional stop for a cup to coffee at Farm Village and then proceed to Simons Town to learn about "Just Nuisance" the only dog that has ever been enlisted in the South African Navy, explore the town and its history of Navy and not forgetting visiting Penguins in Boulders Beach. The tour will proceed to our last destination which is Cape Point/Cape of Good Hope where you have an opportunity to visit Cape Point Lighthouse. You can either take a funicular to the lighthouse or take a steep walking path which is a short distance. Here you will enjoy the nature at its best, from birds, baboons, and many more other animals, the spectacular view of the nature is also amazing. We will also have the opportunity to see wild animals like Baboons, Ostrich, Elands and others that live in Cape of Good Hope National Park. Please Note: Entrance fee to Boulders, Penguins - R170 Per person Entrance fee to Cape of Good Hope National Park - R360 per person Table Mountain Cable Car fee also not Included. You are invited to bring your family, your friends, you colleagues and most importantly, bring your Camera. Lets go have fun.

Cape Town: Cape Point, Penguin & Table Mountain Day Tour

6. Cape Town: Cape Point, Penguin & Table Mountain Day Tour

Start the tour with a morning walk in the Bo-Kaap along its cobbled stone streets and admire the colourfully painted houses. Summit to the top of Table Mountain with a rotating cable car and see breathtaking views of Cape Town. Pass by Camps Bay along the Atlantic Seaboard with a stop off at Maiden's Cove for photo opportunities and take a quick dip in the tidal pool. Enjoy a mountain drive that winds through the world-famous Chapman's Peak and admire the breathtaking views with a refreshing drink and snack. Grab a take-away drink and browse the stalls in Noordhoek Farm Village or taste wine at a nearby winery with optional pairings like wine and freshly shucked oysters. Explore Cape Point and the old lighthouse with a choice of climbing a few steps or take it easy with a ride in the Flying Dutchman funicular railway that transfers visitors to the top. Discover attractive fishing villages along the way, and spend some time watching the African Penguins at Boulders Beach. End off with a coastal drive along False Bay. If time allows your guide will take you to Kalk Bay harbor for a quick stop and and St James to see the painted Victorian beach huts.

Cape Town: Private Tour with Helicopter Ride & Boat Cruise

7. Cape Town: Private Tour with Helicopter Ride & Boat Cruise

Experience an unforgettable helicopter flight with an experienced pilot. Feel the excitement as the helicopter lifts and floats away to take you over one of the most beautiful sites in the World. Hover over the Atlantic seaboard offering breathtaking views of magnificent beaches, Table Mountain ranges and City Bowl. Take a 30-minute thrilling harbour cruise and explore the Atlantic ocean. Spend free time at the V&A Waterfront looking at all the sights of this popular attraction. Embark on a guided tour of Cape Town's inner city that takes you to explore the Bo-Kaap. Admire the colourfully painted houses. (Malay Quarters). Grab a bite to eat and sample hot, spicy, and sweet Cape Malay food. Summit to the top of Table Mountain with the Cable Car and see 360 degrees of breathtaking views from the top of Table Mountain. Enjoy a mountain drive that winds through the world-famous Chapman's Peak and enjoy a refreshing drink & snack at a lookout point. Chose to end off the tour at Groot Constantia. Century-old oak trees lining the avenue that leads us up to the heart of the estate, the grandeur, 17th century - Cape Dutch Homestead. You'll have the chance to explore the 337-year-old wine estate with a guided tour that includes a museum tour, and a walk through magnificent gardens and vineyards. Take a seat at the Cloete cellar wine tasting room and sample 5 wines of your choice. Or, chose to spend the rest of the afternoon with a delightful walk and wander your way through Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens which is internationally acclaimed as one of the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world.

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What people are saying about Maiden's Cove

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 158 reviews

Had a great time…got to see Robben Island, penguins at Boulders Beach, Cape Point and took a scenic drive on Chapman’s Peak. A must see for every visitor to Cape Town. Guide made the experience unforgettable for us!

It was a great experience. Our guide Ruben was amazing and very informative. He gave us enough time to enjoy and take pictures. I would definitely recommend this full day tour.

Fantastic full day tour and Ruben, our guide, was very professional and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this tour!

Make sure you pre book the cable car in advance to avoid queuing. Also take cash for the entrance fees

Great guide who was very knowledgeable. Easy pick up and drop off. Well organized.