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Best Views of the Cape Private Tour from Cape Town

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    This fantastic day tour from Cape Town to the Peninsula is designed to expose you to the sheer, breathtaking natural beauty of South Africa. You'll feel like you’re in a James Bond movie when you cruise over Chapman's Peak Drive and towards the ocean. The steep cliffs and panoramic views mean that every curve of the road is a great photo opportunity. Your guide will find the best spots to stop along the way to take in the magnificence of your surroundings.

    Next, make your way down the Peninsula to the most south-western tip of Africa in the Cape Point National Park. Capture an iconic photo at what seems like the edge of the world. You can choose to walk up the steep path to the iconic lighthouse or take the Flying Dutchman funicular (optional). You'll experience a 360-degree panorama of the ocean, both peninsula coastlines, dramatic cliffs and the clean white sweep of Dias Beach far below. Mark that off your Cape Town bucket list.

    Make your way to the famous penguin colony on Boulders Beach to watch the the African penguins as they frolic in the waves. Take a walk along the wooden walkway over the pristine beach as you get up close and personal with these endangered birds. The African penguin is only found on the south-western coast of Africa and is expected to be extinct within 15 years.

    After making some new tuxedoed friends, take a stroll through nearby Simon's Town, home of the South African Navy. Discover the rich history of this seaside village and its maritime strategy that played an inseparable role in the history of the Cape of Good Hope and South Africa as a whole.

    Next, enjoy a casual lunch in the quaint seaside fishing village, Kalk Bay.

    By now you’ll be ready for some wine tasting! Make your way to the historic Constantia wine valley where you will head up the mountainside to enjoy wines from the highest tasting room in the Valley. Enjoy epic views as you drink  award winning wines.
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    Reviewed 14 December 2018

    We had an amazing day with our guide Alette. She was very informative and flexible with our schedule. We got to see all the best of Cape Town in one day with a private tour. I would highly recommend for those wanting to get int...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank TravelMore6
    Ian H, Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

    Dear TravelMore6 We're so glad you enjoyed your tour with Alette! She's a real gem :) That flexibility is something we try and offer with all our tours so I'm glad Alette managed your schedule well on the day. Cape Town has a huge amount...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2018

    We had a great tour with Tony as our guide. We spent a full day with him and he was really knowledgable of all things Cape Town. He was always willing to pull off to the side of the road and take a photo or...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank JodyKitcher
    Ian H, Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

    Hi Jody Thanks for your review! I'm glad you had a good time with Tony as your guide. I'm also glad he was able to adapt your itinerary to suit you on the day. He's a keen photographer too so I'm sure he showed you...More

    Reviewed 7 October 2018

    We had a fantastic private tour that was made by our guide Ryan. He was informative, funny and very helpful when it came to giving options, recommendations and booking a table for us at the Grand Cafe and Balthazar's restaurant. If you have a choice...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Andrew C
    JennaManthe, Guest Experience Coordinator at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2019

    Hi Andrew, Thank you for this lovely review and we're so happy to hear that you had such a great day with Ryan. He really does go the extra mile for his guests! We'll be sure to let him know what an incredible time you...More

    Reviewed 3 January 2018

    Excellent tour with a very knowledgeable guide. Well organised from start to finish. Would highly recommend.

    Date of experience: December 2017
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    Ingrid M, Experience Coordinator at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

    Hi Alistair, thank you for letting us help you plan your two very adventurous days around the Peninsula! Kind regards Ingrid

    Reviewed 28 October 2017

    My wife and I spent a day with Ryan, excellent company for a tour of the Cape around Cape Town. I would highly recommend these guys to anyone visiting the area.

    Date of experience: October 2017
    Thank sjlowe22
    Hawkbritt, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

    Thanks so much for recommending Explore Sideways! We pride ourselves on offering guests travel experiences that aren't available anywhere else so your kind words mean the world to us. We hope to host you again on your next trip to South Africa! Best, Brittany

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    • Duration: 8h
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