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City Sightseeing Cape Town Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Bustling and beautiful with a wealth of attractions Cape Town has a lot to see – get around town easily and conveniently on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and interesting commentary this open-top double-decker City Sightseeing bus tour is the ideal way to explore the multitude of sights around Cape Town at your own pace. The one day ticket allows you to enhance your experience of this remarkable city and can be used for both Red and Blue including the Two Oceans Aquarium
From GBP11.00
 
Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain
"Some of the hiking options include: Western Table to Maclears Beacon: An experienced guide will meet the guests at their accommodation and drive to the Cableway station. From here we take the cable car up to the top and walk to Maclear's Beacon the highest point of Table Mountain. This is an easy 2 hours return walk giving our guests the opportunity to enjoy a 360 degree view of Cape Town False Bay the Atlantic Ocean and Lion's Head. This can take up to 60 people at a time and does a full rotation enabling guests to enjoy 360 degree views of Cape Town Lions Head and the Mountain itself. This is a pleasant walk across the flat-topped table plateau overlooking the city and passes through some marshy frog breeding areas with interesting vegetation. We also take the cable car down after the walk.T we can make a detour to Maclear's Beacon crossing through Echo Valley. This option will take about 5 hours."
From ZAR600.00
 
Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town
"Choose to either be picked up from their accommodation and dropped back after the tour or alternatively meet up at a designated starting location if you choose to self drive.The tour offers an opportunity to interact with the local community. What better way to understand township lifestyle than to have first hand experience in the township and have direct interaction with the locals. The local tour guide will give a brief political and cultural background of the community. A visit to the Sangoma (traditional healer) where you can try tradi watch Sangomas dancing and preparing traditional herbs.Then head off to one of the day care centres we support where you'll be met with excitement and enthusiasm by the children and warmly welcomed by the caregivers. After the swift stop and go rides between the streets lined with a mixture of shacks and block houses. The final stop would then be to a local resta"""Gain insight into the changing urban dynamic of Cape Town on this bicycle township tour guided by a local. You will get to see traditional dancing by a Sangoma (traditional healer)
From ZAR750.00

More Transportation in Robben Island

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arrive early to nelson mandela gateway

please be advised to arrive early as each departure to robben island fills up fast, so if you get there too late you will have to buy a ticket for the following day. also be advised that weather...
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Ferry from Victoria Waterfront

A ferry leaves Victoria Waterfront daily to Robben Island. Do get your ticket a day in advance if you can because they sell out quickly. Also plan to visit the island on a clear day. The view of Cape...
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Robben island bus service.

Great bus service. Picks you up at the jetty when you get off the boat and drops you back after you have done your tour of the island. (2 and a half hours)
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dress warm

be advised that if you choose to sit on the outside deck of the ferry, dress warm. bring a light jacket or sweater as it gets a little chilly, especially the early morning tours.
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Things to Do Near Robben Island

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Green Market Square

In the heart of Cape Town’s business district, you’ll find Greenmarket Square. The square has quite a reputation – it has been a slave market, a fruit and vegetable market and, during the 1950s, a...
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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

On a daily basis most Capetonians pass or see Signal Hill from wherever they are in the city. It always fascinates me to hear why Capetonians think the hill is called as such. Most say that it is...
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"Shameful past but the future is bright"
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