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Full-Day Cape Point & Cape Peninsula Sightseeing Tour from Cape Town
"This is a really fun way to see the Cape Peninsula! Vitalise your body and feed your mind with guided commentary fabulous scenic cycling and easy hiking. After picking you up from your accommodation you continue along the Atlantic Seaboard to Hout Bay harbour checking out the Twelve Apostles Mountains in the background. Your enthusiastic guide will let you in on the ""who's who"" of the Cape Peninsula while you travel the scenic route to Cape Point. an optional boat cruise to visit the Cape Fur Seal colony on Duiker Island comes highly recommended (Approximately R80.00). Otherwise browse around the harbour and check out the local crafts. Enjoy some cookies and juice and take in the breathtaking view energy boosting picnic lunch will be served at a lunch stop in the reserve. After a delicious picnic enjoy a leisurely stroll to the South-Western most point of Africa. The spectacular Cape Point Nature Reserve will put you on a natural high for """This Cape Peninsula full day tour includes a morning snack
From ZAR690.00
 
Cape Town City and Constantia Wine Route Private Day Tour
"You will be collected at the agreed time and begin the full day private walking and riding Cape Town City tour. Explore Adderley Street in the heart of the city. See some exciting historical buildings which are stalwarts of the city’s culture and history including Batholomew Dias Monument Jan Van Riebeek Monument the Zacharias Waganaer Water Reservoir which can be found in South Africa’s oldest shopping centre the Cape Castle the City Hall where the former president and the Father of the nation Nelson Mandela delivered his first speech on 11-02-1990
From ZAR3,500.00
 
Half-Day Cape Town City and Table Mountain Tour
"The tour commences with a tour of Table Mountain (weather permitting; cable car fee not included). In the city itself visit the Company Gardens the S.A. Museum the Castle of Good Hope and the vibrant and arty flea market Greenmarket Square. Take a trip through the picturesque Bo-Kaap. Table Mountain (Cable Car fee not included in cost): By the late 1870's several of Cape Town's more prominent citizens had suggested the introduction of a railway line to the top of Table Mountain. Plans to implement a proposed rack railway got under way but the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer war put a halt to these efforts. By with a strong desire to gain easy access to the top of Table Mountain
From ZAR650.00

Safety at night Tips (14)

Walking/ driving at night

A travel companion was robbed of her cellphone in Long Street, late on a Friday Night. She decided to walk home to the Ashanti Backbackers ahead of us because she was tired from the days activities....
Lodovico
Nov 01, 2012

Watch out for White bandits/robbers too!

If you're somewhere in Table view or Bloubergsrand or Camps Bay don't think you are safe after dark. In the evening at the beach in Table View right in front of a tall hotel building (the waves really...
Audris
Sep 08, 2011

It happens when you least expect it.

I am 16 years old, i live in Cape town i have bn suffering from the ever present fear of being mugged!!! I have bn hearing of countless stories of mugging involving knives and guns since i was 8. I...
lucduToit
Jun 17, 2011

Avoid lonely walks

Cape Town is not so safe if you are alone at night . Avoid walking in dark small streets. Always take main roads and do not go by the advice of short cuts. Avoid shady looking bars at late night. Do...
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ghajela
Nov 07, 2007

Bars, walls, locks

If you are staying in a private home in Cape Town, you will likely be in a walled enclave with both windows and doors protected by bars or grilles. Be aware that there are only a relatively few...
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Bunsch
Dec 30, 2006

Avoid driving at night in unpopulated areas

Five of us were driving from Knysna (on the Garden Route) west towards Gansbaii. We had made arrangements at a B&B for that night, and for some white shark cage diving for the following morning....
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jimgleiss
Feb 17, 2006

Walking the streets at night

Although Cape Town is one of the safest city's in South Africa it still not safe to walk the streets at night.Walking in big groups is ok, but not advised. Metered taxi's are cheap and very readily...
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Jigmonkeyuk
Dec 28, 2005

Park in lit area

Remember to park in a lit area or perhaps a busy underground parking.Often in Cape Town there are car guards who look after your car for a small price and also give an added bit of security for the...
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jo104
Mar 03, 2005

Jump the traffic lights

When driving at night & you are concerned that the area is secluded it is a known fact that south africans drive up slowly to traffic lights (robots) & go straight through a red traffic light...
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jo104
Mar 03, 2005

False sense of security

Cape Town is far safer than jo'burg or Pretoria but leads people into a false sense of security. Always get a taxi at night. I heard stories of what can happen so it is a reality! Just be sensible!...
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littlebush
Feb 10, 2003

Always be careful at night...

I'm not usually too overly concerned about my safety in most places, but Capetown after dark just makes you be. It's dangerous - no matter where you are - when the sun goes down. The only place at...
roarksown1
Oct 22, 2002

My friends and I had a sort of...

My friends and I had a sort of a scare, one night after partying … we were walking back to our hotel when we noticed a large group of men walked menacing towards us. I quickly walked nearer to one of...
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Kallista
Sep 12, 2002
 
 
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Robben Island

Whether you are interested in history or not a trip to Robben Island is rewarding and eye opening. After you get off the boat, you take a 45 minute guided bus tour of the island with some very...
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Lion's Head

Lion’s Head is one of the most distinctive natural monuments in and around Cape Town. It is part of the Table Mountain National Park and visible from many parts of the city. Together with Signal Hill...
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Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach is made up of 4 coves and the beaches are called 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. When the summer south-easter blows, the Clifton beaches are usually well sheltered from the wind. All of the...
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Long Street

Long Street is a major street located in the City Bowl section of Cape Town. It is famous as a bohemian hang out and the street is lined with many book stores, various ethnic restaurants and bars....
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Signal Hill

Signal Hill has some of the most stunning view of the city. On the view point there is a beautiful picnic spot where you can relax and wait for the sun to go down and then you will see some of the...
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Table Mountain

Hi, Any one who visits South Africa should not miss going to Cape town. In fact I wanted to visit Johannesburg & return home. One member in VT strongly adviced me to visit Cape Town and I thank...
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