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Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

US$ 58.06 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • Stand on the “end of Africa” when you visit Cape Point
  • See rare flora at the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
  • Visit the cute penguins at Boulder’s Beach
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off

Overview

Tour South Africa’s Cape Peninsula and you’ll be treated to spectacular views on this tour. A rocky peninsula protruding 75 kilometres into the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Peninsula forms the south western fringe of the African continent. Set out on a scenic drive along the meandering coastal roads and you will enjoy stunning views of the coastline.

Stroll past the ‘flowering’ foliage at the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and you will see penguins at Boulders Beach’s penguin colony. With panoramic views and colourful flora, this tour is a must for nature lovers visiting South Africa!

Itinerary

You will be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Cape Town. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will be taken to the Cape Point.

Drive via flank the colder Atlantic Ocean en route to Hout Bay. Once a fishing community, now one of the most popular residential areas, the harbour still has a charm of days gone by.

Continue over the Chapman's Peak drive, as we make way to south to Cape Point where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. It is a promontory in the south-east corner of the Cape Peninsula. Enjoy the beauty of this mountainous and very scenic landform that runs north-south for about 30 kilometres to the extreme south western tip of the African continent. Visit the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve You will come across a variety of fynbos (it is the name given to the vegetation in the reserve). This includes 30 endangered plant species and 10 unique to the reserve.

You have the option of visiting the Jackass penguin colony at Boulder’s beach in Simon’s Town.

After exploring a rare variety of flora at the reserve, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Cape Town.

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Reviews

Dani our guide went out of his way to create an awesome experience for us! Not only did we get insight into the South African worldview, I believe we saw so much more than we... Laurie A Fitzgerald

We were very fortunate as no other individuals had booked the excursion on our particular day. As a result, our guide and driver, Philip, who was very well informed and gave us... Mr Richard Webb

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Approx. 4 hours

Start time

Start time: from 0730h (7:30am) and 1345h (1:45pm)
Duration: Approx. 4 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Cape Town. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Your hotel in Cape Town

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Ticket to penguin colony
  • Snacks and drinks

Do/Dont's

Bring casual lightweight cotton clothing, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and hat.

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • The tour operates with a minimum of 2 passenger
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  • "Stunning scenery" Dani our guide went out of his way to create an awesome experience for us! Not only did we get insight into the South African worldview, I believe we saw so much more than we...
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