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City Sightseeing

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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“blue route”(312 reviews)
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“hop on hop”(379 reviews)
Experience the best way to see Cape Town. Our red open-top buses take you on hop-on, hop-off tours: Red City Tour via Table Mountain and scenic Blue Mini Peninsula Tour via Kirstenbosch and Camps Bay. 4 Routes - 1 Ticket. All day - Every day!
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 511 6000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 February 2011

Pros: This is a very good bus route well worth the 120 Rand per person. I particularly like the Kirstenbosch National Park and the Constantia Wine Vineyard. The World of Birds is also fun. Hout's Bay, Camps Bay and the V&A Waterfront all all feature...More

26  Thank BradJill
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I didn’t expect a Rosa Parks-like incident when I got on this bus, but that’s what I got. For my husband’s 30th birthday I thought it would be fun to ride around on the tourist bus during the day - stopping at various places for...More

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CSScpt, Public Relations Manager at City Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2015

Good Afternoon Lee Could I please ask you to make contact to me? Your review is very upsetting and I would really like to follow it up however I do not have any way to contact you. I would really appreciate it if you could...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took my grandaughter on the mini peninsula trip for her birthday it was an amazing experience well worth every penny I'll recommend this trip to any one coming to Capetown or any locals .Definitely doing it again next year another route of cause .

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I recommend this way if you want to discover Cape Town in a couple of days. There are different promotions suitable for one/two/three days... If someone wants there is also the possibility to make a reservation for Wine tour, Sunset cruise, Cape Point Explorer and...More

Thank stefanocK1229DD
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great way to see Cape Town, the buses were comfortable and very frequent. We did not wait longer than 5 minutes and we used all routes. The information was very informative and the drivers very helpful. We would recommend on your first...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only one bus route, the red bus, was available over the Easter Break of 2017 due to the Two Oceans marathon taking place and what value of info and money this trip offers! Great choice of music offered with well-timed and informative guided on-board voice-over...More

Thank sithenjwam
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was surprised how much I liked the hop-on hop-off bus tour. I took the Blue route. It was cold and drizzly but I sat upstairs/ outside anyway. There were open seats to move around out of the rain or to the other side of...More

Thank flwrpwr_8
Reviewed 3 days ago

As South Africans and frequent visitors to Cape Town we decided to do the Hop On Hop Off bus tour this time round. It was really a worthwhile experience. The buses are clean and in a good condition. The information supplied via the plug in...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a very convenient way to visit the main touristic points. I would definitely recommend buying the 2-days ticket! On one day, do the free historic city walking tour in the morning and head to the Table Mountain after 1pm with the red circuit bus,...More

Thank 632camilau
Reviewed 5 days ago

A full day out, 8 hours. Lots of information enroute. To pay for the visit to the penguins you have to pay by cash on the bus but it's only 160 rand each, Water is available to buy on the bus. The negatives, only niggles,...More

1  Thank Joan W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were only in Cape Town for a short time so we decided to buy the two day pass for the bus in order to get a good overview of the city in a short space of time. There are a number of different routes...More

Thank m_abh0
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was great value for money, we did the blue route with added attractions, we used these for the Botanicle Gardens (fantastic) and the Big Wheel (great). The on bus information as you travel around is great with earphones provided. The buses are clean and...More

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2 November 2018|
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Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
Hello. There is no alcohol allowed on the bus. You’re welcome to bring cooldrincks though
Carolyn U
5 October 2018|
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Response from phototripper | Reviewed this property |
Parking at Table mountain is free all along the road near the cable car. It gets pretty busy so you might have a bit of a walk from your car to the bus. You can visit Table mountain before or after your Hop On Hop Off... More
5 August 2018|
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Response from Princess B | Reviewed this property |
I’d get the 2 day ticket - the one that also takes you out to Caoe Point - Simons Town, boulders beach and Caoe Point . It is beautiful out that way. Tip for Table Mountain - get your tickets online and be there 15 mins... More