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City Sightseeing Cape Town

Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 511 6000
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Cape Point Explorer from Cape Town
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue route” (289 reviews)
“day ticket” (272 reviews)
“hop on hop” (325 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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+27 21 511 6000
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Reviewed yesterday

We used the Red Bus to tour the Cape Town city. The soundtrack on the speakers was unsychranized and we did not know what we were looking at, missed out on many of the the sites and found it very frustrating. The Red Bus to...More

Thank Philippa643
Reviewed yesterday

Did all three tours (yellow - inner city, red - inner circle incl table mountain & blue - outer circle incl kirstenbosch botanical gardens (brilliant) and the separate wine tours) plus the harbour boat tour included in the price of a 2 day ticket. Friendly...More

Thank BenCab2011
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must do especially if this is your first time to Cape Town. I recommend at least the one day hop on hop off but ideally it is best to do 2 or 3 days. There are so many things to see and...More

Thank Jesi C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cape Town is really one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with the magnificent Table Mountain as a backdrop, The famous Waterfront, the Penguins, Cape Point, the winelands with some of the best wines in the world.

Thank Augi d
Reviewed 4 days ago

But for the weather, it would have been really great trip. The day was hot and humid, so became little tiring. Hired a cab for the day, driver was very courteous, took us all the important monuments and places, did lots of camera clicking.

Thank sachinsengar
Reviewed 5 days ago

This a wonderful guided tour, a great way to see Boulders beach, the Penguins and get to Cape Point , Cape of Good Hope and the other beautiful scenery all along the coast line. You get to hike from Cape Point to Cape of Good...More

Thank 155019Nikki
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would recommend this tour to start your Cape Town visit as it shows you all the areas to visit in more detail in one go. The tour uses audio tape to tell you about the sites and this was well balanced and fun to...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We traveled as a family of 5 - 3 small kids and had a great time, the kids loved both the busses as well as the harbour cruise. Thanks to the 3 for 1 special over the school holidays the kids came along free making...More

Thank SA-Alicia
Reviewed 6 days ago

I accompanied 16 high school students (and 2 teachers) from St. Louis, MO to South Africa in June/July 2017. We spent about 1 1/2 hours on the Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour in order to get a good overview of Cape Town. Easy to...More

Thank shannonvet64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on all three tours available (red, blue and yellow). Found all three to be interesting and enjoyable. It isn't expensive to do and you are able to see and learn a lot about Cape Town. I do suggest to wear...More

Thank 000Mickey000
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Helen S
30 April 2017|
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Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
The fully guided Cape Point Explorer will depart every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday during the winter months from 1 May until mid September, after which stage it reverts to a daily departure. The buses depart the... More
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Sara V
21 February 2017|
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Response from Pick1962 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sarah I think the first bus gets into Camps Bay around 9.20. The stop is nearly opposite Blues (if you want a good meal that is THE place to go - have the Kingklip) {as long as you like fish!} . If you haven't been... More
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Letitia R
8 February 2017|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
There are 3 routes that you can switch between as much as you wish. Between them they go everywhere that I knew to visit as many times as you wished within the day range of the tickets you choose. We used the bus like a taxi... More
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