This tour is a fantastic combination of the best of the half-day tour to Cape Point Nature Reserve and the half-day tour of the Cape Winelands. It can be done in reverse; starting in Stellenbosch and ending in Cape Town.

It begins with a drive through Cape Town City Bowel and along the Atlantic Seaboard which takes you through Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay, over a scenic mountain pass into the fishing village of Hout Bay and onto the Cape Point Nature Reserve. The return journey takes you along the False Bay coastal route to Stellenbosch; the jewel of the historic Cape Winelands region. The afternoon is spent tasting excellent wines at a premier wine estate before returning to Cape Town.

Tour Highlights:

  • Cape Town City Bowl
  • Atlantic Seaboard
  • Hout Bay
  • Chapman’s Peak Drive
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • False Bay Coastal Road
  • Boulders Beach
  • Simon’s Town
  • Muizenberg
  • Cape Flats
  • Stellenbosch
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Pick up and drop off available at no extra charge from various hotels in Cape Town CBD. Pick up and drop off from hotels in other suburbs in Cape Town available on request at an extra charge. Tour duration and collection times may vary depending on route taken and traffic.
DEPARTURE TIME 08:00am – 09:00am Daily (except 25 December / 1 January / Easter religious holiday)
RETURN TIME Approximately 5:00 pm.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Transport in an Air-conditioned vehicle Registered Tourist guide
Entrance fees  English and German commentary
EXCLUDED
Lunch and beverages Wine bought at the wine estate

Cape Town City Bowl

Cape Town CBD is a vibrant, multi-cultural destination which is steeped in history and culture. It’s the gateway to Cape Town’s most popular attraction such as the V&A Waterfront, the Two Oceans Aquarium and a working harbour where you can take a boat trip to visit Robben Island.

Once a safe haven for passing ships, sailors and traders; Cape Town City Bowl is world-renowned for its vast collection of quality hotels, designer shops and stylish restaurants, coffee shops and bars. Modern high-rise corporate offices stand sentry over the historical Company’s Gardens and the Castle of Good Hope.

Atlantic Seaboard

The Atlantic Seaboard is a scenic drive that runs parallel to the glistening Atlantic Ocean; taking you from the historic suburb of Sea Point to Clifton and Camps Bay, and over a mountain pass that overlooks picturesque Llandudno beach to the quaint fishing village of Hout Bay. The Atlantic Seaboard boasts some of the most expensive real estate in the country.

Hout Bay

Hout Bay is an active fishing village and home to a thriving fishing community. The village is set in a fold of mountains with a beautiful bay with a view looking out across the Atlantic Ocean. The long sandy beach is perfect for families and for walking dogs. The main street is flanked by an eclectic mix of shops and there’s a superb craft market on the green every Sunday. The fishing harbour is a working harbour for the tuna and crayfishing industries and for operators running boat trips, diving and fishing excursions.

Chapman’s Peak Drive

Chapman’s Peak Drive was built between 1915 and 1922 and was a marvel of road engineering at the time. It takes visitors from Hout Bay to Noordhoek and Kommetjie which is the gateway to the south-western tip of Africa. It twists and turns, offering spectacular 180° views of the magnificent Atlantic Ocean.

Cape Point Nature Reserve

Cape Point Nature Reserve is found at the tip of the Cape Peninsula and spans almost 18 000 hectares. It falls within the Table Mountain National Park which is regarded world-wide as being one of the most ecologically rich and diverse biospheres in the world. It is home to the Cape mountain zebra and over 250 species of birds. It’s also one of the largest breeding grounds for tortoises in the world.

False Bay Coastal Road

The False Bay Coastal Road takes you from the Cape Peninsula to the historic naval town of Sea Point, and onto the quaint seaside resort towns of Fish Hoek, St James and Muizenberg. The road hugs the eastern coastline of the Southern Peninsula with panoramic views across the Indian Ocean to the Helderberg Mountains in the far distance.

Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach is home to one of the largest colonies of African Jackass penguins found in the world. These quirky creatures rest on massive granite boulders or in deep crevices and mingle happily with families swimming in the sea and playing on the beach. A long boardwalk takes you from the beach to a lookout point where you can observe the penguins in their natural habitat.

If time permits, guests can visit the penguin colony at Boulders Beach (entrance for your own account).

Simon’s Town

Simon’s Town is an active naval base and harbour which has served the country for over two centuries. It’s also was home to Just Nuisance, the only dog to ever be officially enlisted in the Royal Navy. The historical main street has a fantastic collection of quaint shops and the harbour precinct is well-known for its restaurants and boutique stores.

Muizenberg

Muizenberg is seaside resort situated on the Indian Ocean where the Cape Peninsula curves round to the east of the False Bay coast. It is known as the ‘surfing capital’ of Cape Town, where the famous Surfer’s Corner is a popular hangout for local surfers.

Muizenberg is rich in history and home to Het Posthuys (the Post House), Rhodes’ Cottage and is the site of the Battle of Muizenberg. Its colourful beach shacks are a well-known feature; these are historic bathing huts which have been beautifully restored. Rhodes’ Cottage is a where the intrepid explorer spent his remaining days; he died there in 1902. It has been preserved as a museum dedicated to Rhodes’ life and is open to the public.

Cape Flats

The Cape Flats is an expansive, low-lying area which you travel to on a short cut from False Bay to Stellenbosch. It was considered the “apartheid dumping ground” in the 1950s; where hordes of Coloured and Black people were forcibly relocated to under the apartheid regime. Today, it is a sprawling residential area made up of informal and formal settlements and part of Greater Cape Town.

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is a university town in the Western Cape and an historic landmark on Route 62. Over 200 wine and grape producers fall within the boundaries of the Stellenbosch Wine of Origin region and you have the choice of some 150 premier wine estates to visit for wine tasting.

With good wine comes good food and Stellenbosch is renowned as the ‘Gourmet Capital’ of South Africa. There is an abundance of award-winning restaurants to choose from as well as popular bistros and student pubs in the town.

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