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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
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Cape of Good Hope Private Bike Tour from Cape Town
"Depart from your hotel in the early morning and travel along the spectacular Atlantic Seaboard past Hout Bay Harbour and via the picturesque Chapman’s Peak Drive to the Noordhoek Farm Village.Renowned for long white sandy beaches vast wetlands and ancient milkwood forest Noordhoek epitomizes a relaxed unhurried lifestyle that is sought after by many environmentalists and artists so don’t be surprised to find horses pigs
From ZAR2,464.00
 
Constantia Beer and Wine Tour from Cape Town
"After a pick up from your hotel you will be leaving for the leafy suburb of Newlands where you will be experience the look feel and process of making beer in a large brewery. Taste some of their beers before heading toward the Newlands Spring to sample the natural spring water. From there depart to Foresters Arms. Here you will be tasting some interesting beers in a private setting. Then make your way to Kalk Bay a traditional working fishing harbor
From ZAR1,270.00

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take a look under your car before you go !!!

take a look under your car before you go !!!This seems to be a severe problem: Penguins love to hide under parked cars and will not be able to run away fast enough, when the car is driving...
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Is is Simon's Town, Simons Town or Simonstown?

(work in progress)Well, actually it's all three ...One of the charms or challenges of travelling in South Africa (depending on your perspective) is that we are a country that has more than one...
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Parking often in short supply: use Jubilee Square

(work in progress)Finding parking is always a challenge along the False Bay coastline - particularly in peak season - as the towns have developed as ribbons along the narrow coastal strip of flat land...
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Beware of jaywalking penguins!

(work in progress)The Boulders may be a designated nature reserve, but that only restricts people entering penguin nresting areas, and doesn't prevent the little darlings going walkabout! Penguins...
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Only in Cape Town ...

All South Africans accept that Cape Town is a different world ... it's not until we start reading their warning signs that we realise QUITE how different!!!Capetonians are renowned - some would...
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Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens

The Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is another must see attraction when you're visiting Cape Town. Its location at the back of Table Mountains is absolutely stunning, with the garden merging into the...
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District Six Museum

Although small in size, this museum has claimed fame in and outside of South Africa. That comes mainly from the story behing the museum: District Six was a very cosmopolitan area with immigrants from...
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Fish Hoek Beach

Along the False Bay coast road from Simon`s Town lies the placid town of Fish Hoek. Most of the residents are retired but it still has a busy main street with market stalls competing with shoppers on...
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Hout Bay

During our vacation in Cape Town we wished to spend some time at the beach. At first we thought about going to Camps Bay but we changed our mind. Although very picturesque, Camps Bay seemed a bit...
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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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Top 5 Simon's Town Writers

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globetrott

"Penguins & the Cape of Good Hope"
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CatherineReichardt

"A Victorian architectural gem with added penguins!"
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sim1

"Penguin Paradise at the Cape Peninsula"
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myriam_c

"Boulders Beach, the habitat of the "pikkewyne""
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euzkadi

"Simon´s Town."
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