Get to experience the BEST of the Fairest Cape. Scenic coastal drives, dramatic landscape of Cape Point, boat cruise to Seal Island, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony. A day of staggering beauty!
With a professional local guide by your side, you drive to the fishing village of Hout Bay, continue through the iconic Chapman's Peak Drive to Cape Point, then visit Boulders Beach.
You’ll have the opportunity to get a true sense of the beauty and diversity of Cape Town as you meander along some of the city’s most precious gems.
Cape Town is famed for her iconic Table Mountain, but this city has far more to offer than just that. Just a short drive from the inner city, diverse fauna and flora, spectacular views and cultural delights will wow you. This tour combines the best experiences the Cape Peninsula has to offer, all in one action packed itinerary.
Start with a morning pick-up from your accommodation in Cape Town.
Cape Town fades into the distance as you head south-west to Hout Bay, a quaint fishing village best known as the entry point to the Cape fur seal colony of Duiker Island. Enjoy free time to wander independently and revel in an unparalleled cultural experience, with local traders, informal markets, fresh fish and chips and more. Or choose to board a glass-bottomed boat and cruise to Duiker Island to view the lazy Cape Fur seals as they bob about and soak up the sun. [for own account].
The morning drive along the towering cliffs of Chapman’s Peak Drive which sets the standard for the day. Look out points on the drive will give you uninterrupted views out over the Atlantic Ocean of crashing waves and coves. Expect stunning vistas as drive round the peninsula to the at Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Upon entry be sure to look out for roaming ostriches or mischievous baboons as you drive up to the breathtakingly scenic Cape Point. Keep your eyes peeled for the Cape mountain zebra, ostriches, eland and the long tailed sugarbirds. Remember to wear comfortable shoes, as the short hike to the top is not to be missed, offering panoramic views of the peninsula and the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. You can take the Flying Dutchman Funicular to the top for a fun experience and walk back down to enjoy the various view points [for own account]. Having your photo taken at the famed Cape of Good Hope sign, marking the southwestern-most tip of Africa, is a must. Along the way, stop to drink in the coastal scenery while wandering amid the fynbos.[indigenous heather like vegetation found only on the southern tip of Africa]
Next up, you can get your fix of cuteness as you walk alongside African penguins at Boulders beach and learn about these endangered creatures and the efforts being made to conserve them. After you've dosed up on cuteness, end off your day watching the surfers of Muizenberg trying to catch the wave of the day, as you drive back to Cape Town via this coastal town.
Keep your eyes on the passing scenery as you drive to reach Cape Town by early evening.
Explore the cultural haven of the bustling Hout Bay harbour.
Cruise to a colony of Cape Fur seals as these clumsy creatures laze about.
Prepare for unparalleled views as you drive along Chapman's Peak.
See wild Atlantic waves crash at the southwestern most point of Africa.
Gaze down on dramatic Cape Point
Waddle with adorable African penguins at Boulders Beach.
Take pics of the Muizenberg surfer's shores.
Collection: From your accommodation in Cape Town.
Time: Between 7h00 and 8h00
Drive in air-conditioned vehicle with guide to Hout Bay
Optional boat cruise to Cape fur seal colony of Duiker Island [for own account]
Stop and peruse the local craft stores
Drive along Chapman’s Peak
Cape of Good Hope
Boulders Beach and Penguin Colony
Arrive back at your accommodation in early evening
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