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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 of Good Hope and Cape Winelands Day Tour from Cape Town
"You'll be picked-up from your hotel in a minivan then the eventful day kicks off with a scenic drive around the Atlantic Seaboard with its pristine white sandy beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay. The first stop at Maiden's Cove allows you the opportunity for capture photos of the Twelve Apostles and Tabl with the beautiful Camps Bay beach in the foreground. The tour then goes toward the famous meandering Chapman's Peak Drive with its breathtaking cliff-tops. One of the country's most breathtaking view points ""Chappies"" as it is affectionately known has been captured on many a camera. A highly professional and friendly guide will take you through the holiday conservation villages of Misty Cliffs and Scarborough. Then on to Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope the southwestern-most point of the African continent. You will get the opportunity to take a leisurely 15-minute walk to the Cape Point Lighthouse so do bring along some comfortable shoes. There is also a funicular for those who don't feel like walking to the top. After taking in the fresh air at the edge of the earth
From $70.00
 
Half Day Cape Point Tour from Cape Town
"Journey along Millionaires Paradise ogling the glamorous homes and beautiful people of Clifton Beach and Camps Bay then wind your way towards the charming coastal town and working harbour of Hout Bay. Hug the cliffs as we snake along the legendary Chapman's Peak Drive with its breathtaking views towards the Cape of Good Hope Section of the Table Mountain National Park and its rugged intriguing landscape. Boulders Beach penguin colony is a fascinating excursion. Finally
From ZAR701.00

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Cape Town

Warnings and Dangers

Areas to avoid

When reading Cape Towns Warnings Dangers, you will be getting just that. So for tourists to mock the severity of some of the comments is a little insensitive. Most people will have a great time on...
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Crime - theft

Downtown Capetown is dangerous at night so avoid it. Due to this the whole place shuts down after dark anyway so there is not much reason to be out anyway. For nightlife head to the V&A waterfront,...
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Safety 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....
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Driving / Car safety

We landed in Cape Town and picked up our car rental. The rental agent told us to take the N2 west then the M3 south to our destination in Kalk Bay. It would take an hour to get there. Instead, as we...
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Had to comment

well I just read some of the reports and felt I had to reply. I went to CT a few years ago with my elderly mother. we hired a car and had a wonderful time, we did accidentally drive through Mitchell...
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Never get lost and look well the signs!

Thanks to the signs that I show you in the pictures, you will always find your orientation to any place in the world. To Auckland, to the left, there are 14.227 kilometers. To Chicago, on your right,...
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Covert your chips

A light hearted and fun warning but a warning none the lest these pesky seagulls are eagle eyed and just waiting for the opportunity to swoon down and steal your chips. They are especially prominent...
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Hilarious.

This is so hilarious. Poor people who are using this site for actual information are getting ridiculously misinformed! I've lived in Cape Town for 22 years and can't say I know anyone personally that...
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Watch out for that Tablecloth!

Every self-respecting table should have a tablecloth, and so it is with Table Mountain - only in this particular case, the 'tablecloth' is a pall of cloud that regularly descends on the mountain and...
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Architectural monstrosities: the Tampax Towers

Cape Town may be a strong contender for the most beautifully appointed city in the world, but its glorious setting hasn't protected it from the blight of some spectacularly awful architecture and...
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Beware of erratic closing times for some museums

I recently had an afternoon free in Cape Town and decided that I would put the time to good use by trying to visit a couple of museums that I hadn't managed to get around to in the past.Unfortunately...
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Times to avoid visiting Cape Town

Let me state up front that I am firmly of the opinion that there is never a bad time to visit the Fairest Cape. However, there are certain times of year when it is less advisable to visit - usually...
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A survival strategy for sleep-deprived children

Every parent brave enough to travel with children knows only too well that trying to keep small kids in some sort of sleep routine so that they don't become sleep deprived and make the entire trip a...
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Some ideas for what to do in bad weather

The bad news is that of all the major tourist destinations in South Africa, Cape Town probably has the most unpredictable weather. The good news is that Cape Town probably offers more foul weather...
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Top Hotels in Cape Town

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West Quay Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8002, South Africa
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76 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa
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19 Carstens St., Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, 0881, South Africa
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Table Bay Quay 6, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa
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90 Bree St, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa
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Victoria Road, Oudekrall Bay Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa
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Top Things to Do in Cape Town

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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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Penguins - Boulders Beach

One does not normally associate penguins with Africa but there is a protected colony of Jack Ass Penguins on Boulder's beach in Simons town. A boardwalk lets you walk right amongst them and watch...
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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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Bo-Kaap

Located on the slopes of Signal Hill, Bo-Kaap (meaning "Upper Cape") is the traditional Muslim quarter of Cape Town. The Cape Malay community started settling here after the emancipation of the 1830s....
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Cape Point

The Cape is guarded by the cape point lighthouse that towers over the junction of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. technically the oceans meet west of here nonetheless a couple hundred meter hike...
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Kirstenbosch Gardens

Settled along the eastern slope of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens hosts over 22,000 indigenous plants. Just 15 minutes away from Cape Town city centre, the Botanical Gardens are...
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Top 5 Cape Town Writers

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mvtouring

"Cape Town"
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CatherineReichardt

"Confessions of a Vaalie"
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cokes

"Cape Town"
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paradisedreamer

"Cape Town"
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jo104

"My Home town - Additions under construction"
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