Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town

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Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town
from £77.51
See all the top sights along South Africa’s Cape Peninsula on this full-day tour from Cape Town. Learn about the region from your expert guide. Take an optional boat trip to Duiker Island in Hout Bay (time permitting and for own account). Spend time at leisure in Cape Point Nature Reserve and visit Simon’s Town on the peninsula’s east coast – home to a colony of African penguins (entrance for own account)! On the drive back you will have time to stop for a walk at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
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In Brief

Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa
8 hours 30 minutes
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hout Bay, Cape Town Central 7872 South Africa

Local arts a crafts available / Comfort stop. Optional duiker island boat ride available.

NB: should guests decide not to do the boat ride optional, the time at Hout Bay harbour may be reduced.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Drive, Newlands 7735 South Africa

Enjoy a short walking tour of the Gardens

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Simon's Town 7995 South Africa

Visit the Penguin colony

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape Town Central South Africa

Cape Point Nature Reserve, comprising over 17,300 acres of indigenous fauna and flora. Here we can see a variety of wildlife that includes baboons, Reebok, Cape Mountain zebra, bontebok and the elusive eland. The reserve is also one of the world's largest breeding grounds for tortoises. Bird-watchers, too, will find many fine species to observe.
**NB: timing depends where the Lunch stop is.***

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point Rd, Table Mountain National Park 8001 South Africa

The Cape of Good Hope is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula

Duration: 15 minutes


  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional guide
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Cape of Good Hope


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Visit to Boulders Beach penguin colony
  • Optional Duiker Island / Seal island boat ride in Hout Bay (time permitting)
  • Entry/Admission - Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town, 1 Lower Buitengracht, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

Traveler pickup is offered
Should your Hotel not be listed, please contact us so we can confirm if we would be able to pick up and drop off from your hotel.

Should guests meet at the starting point, guests are to contact us 24 hours prior to departure in order ffor us to provide collection time.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum 2 guests
  • On certain days, Chapmans Peak Drive may be closed. On these days the tour will travel via Ou Kaapse Weg
  • Please note: tour operates half in English and half in German from Sundays to Fridays
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children up to the ages of 3 years are required to sit in a car seat. Car seats subject to availability at the time of booking. Parents are welcome to bring their own car seat.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Very friendly and involved guided tour. Many explanations and fun facts you wouldn't hear or read without that tour. Our guide, Carola was very, very friendly and open and radiated lots of joy. Thank you!
• Submitted 07 Jan 2020
This trip is a must do when visiting Cape Town. It is a full day excursion, but, it is well worth spending a day booking it. A beautiful drive along the coastline, stopping off along the way for photos, interesting landscapes along the way to see, finally entering the Park, you stop at the Cape of Good Hope where you have the best photo op by the sign to show you were at the most southerly point in South Africa. Then to the top of the mountain on the vehicular to see the lighthouse, more photo ops from there. Then a stop at The Boulders to see the little penguins on the beach, and, pretty close up views of them for pictures. Lots of local artisans selling their goods at this stop, musicians, dancers, etc., are also there. Very picturesque, and, interesting day, for sure. A MUST DO FOR SURE!
• Submitted 25 Oct 2019
Recommended tour with your agency in Cape Town. Communicative guide (Mr Ashley), very good route chosen.
• Submitted 21 Aug 2019
We booked this tour for a Friday. Ashley showed promptly at 8AM, picked up the other four passengers (total of 6). Ashley was well-read and provided useful historical information about all the described tour sites. He was extremely hospitable. All-in-all a good tour. I would recommend. Ashley has a good voice, safe driver and shares information without being too talkative. He strikes the right balance.
• Submitted 08 Jul 2019
Great day! Weather was perfect and we saw so much ~ not a wasted minute. Loved the penguins and the fur seals but then wildlife is my passion. Lunch at the restaurant in the picturesque town (I forget the name) was delicious.
• Submitted 05 Nov 2018
First and foremost, Ashley our guide is an excellent guide. He knows Cape Town like the back of his hand. He is informative, funny and he can sing too! Overall experience 10 stars. I would recommend!!!
• Submitted 26 Aug 2018
Amazing experience!
• Submitted 07 Aug 2018
Very good , experience
• Submitted 19 May 2018
Excellent trip
• Submitted 07 Apr 2018
Excellent tour guide,amazing scenic views of cape peninsula!
• Submitted 03 Apr 2018
Wonderful excursion.
• Submitted 30 Mar 2018
A MUST tour when in Cape Town...You get to see all the best sights with a guide that knows the ins and outs of each place which can be difficult to park on your own. The guide we had was amazing in general. She was so incredibly knowledgeable and we learned SOOOOO much!!!
• Submitted 27 Mar 2018
This tour is a 'must do'. The guide was excellent and gave a knowledgeable commentary throughout. The pace of the tour was just right with sensible breaks during the day. The scenery was spectacular along the coastal route to the Cape of Good Hope and then back to the gardens in Cape Town. A small group of 7 people was perfect. I will visit Cape Town again.....I just love this place.
• Submitted 17 Mar 2018
Amazing tour. Must do once visiting Cape Town.
• Submitted 20 Feb 2018
We really enjoyed this tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.
• Submitted 01 Jan 2018
One of the best places one can visit.
• Submitted 10 Dec 2017
The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and the trip was very fun! Even though it was quite a long tour, the day flew by!
• Submitted 06 Dec 2017
Excellent tour! Well organized and I learned so much! Our guide was exceptional. Nice, small group.
• Submitted 30 Nov 2017
Great sceneries, loved the seals experience.. Air-conditioned vehicle and a very friendly and informative tour guide.. He took us to a really nice restaurant for lunch.. Timings are precise as well, great value for money highly recommended
• Submitted 29 Nov 2017
An excellent tour with lots of stops. We didn't have much time at the Botanical gardens at the end, but overall it was a great trip. Watch out for the baboons though, don't carry any food on you at the Cape area.
• Submitted 23 Nov 2017
Had an amazing time. Our tour guide was very informative. The little busses are great as there are not too many people and the tour gets on quicker and you can enjoy more attractions in a shorter time.
• Submitted 23 Nov 2017
Tour was great.Enjoyed it all. Simon,s town was picturesque and the visit to the Penguins was great. So many !!! Our tour guide Ashley was very informative. The gardens are lovely and we ate there having made reservations from home. Taxis are reasonable as we needed one from the gardens to our hotel
• Submitted 21 Nov 2017
Amazing trip. Small van pickup was a little bit behind but not due to the fault of the company, but a passenger. Guide was good, got a ton of great pics, and saw some amazing places. Highly recommend.
• Submitted 14 Nov 2017
Most awesome trip I have done so far.
• Submitted 13 Nov 2017