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Amber Tours

Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 83 448 7016
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Fabulous touring guide.

Leslie picked us up in Cape Town and we spent the day touring The Winelands with her. She is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jdhenry2015
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Toronto, Canada
Great Day out

Lesley took us on a great winelands tasting tour and , given our brief on the type of wine and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pippin03
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Cheshire
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Private tours, specializing in the history of South Africa and the wine region. A one-person company, and have been conducting private tours in Cape Town for 15 years
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  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“wine country” (21 reviews)
“stark conde” (3 reviews)
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Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 83 448 7016

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Reviewed yesterday

Leslie picked us up in Cape Town and we spent the day touring The Winelands with her. She is extremely knowledgeable, interesting to be with, and a competent relaxed driver. She took us to Delaire Graff Estate overlooking Stellenbosch for lunch. Wow! Definitely one of...More

Thank jdhenry2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lesley took us on a great winelands tasting tour and , given our brief on the type of wine and food we liked ,advised us on the most suitable wineries to visit. She was prompt to answer our initial enquiries, and very knowledgable on the...More

Thank Pippin03
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much indeed for writing a review on Trip Advisor and I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the wine region and that I was able to tailor the day according to your interests. All the best, Lesley

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents and I booked Lesley for two days in Cape Town. She came highly recommended by a work colleague and exceeded our already high expectations. She took us one day around Cape Town and Constantia Wine region and the 2nd to Cape Point, Kirstenbosch,...More

Thank Laura R
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was so lovely spending two days with you and your parents and I am very happy to hear that you all enjoyed your visit to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lesley Cox is the most polite and welcoming host on the planet. We spent 2 full days with her in Cape Town and the wine country of South Africa. She is very knowledgeable of history not only South African, but world history and puts everything...More

Thank Baja29
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your two tours in Cape Town. I wish you all the best and hope that we meet...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Lesley was our guide for most of a day in Cape Town. She was engaging, flexible, and very alert to our wishes on things to see. Lesley is a wealth of information but much to our delight did not go into mind-numbing detail on the...More

Thank rib20
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your private tour. Warm regards, Lesley

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Spent 2 days with Lesley and she was superb and would highly re recommend. She tailored the itinerary to our requirements and also made excellent use of a wet day with wine, beer and chocolate tasting. Also took us to a real surprise as the...More

Thank bongoface
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your two private tours and certainly embraced the one day when we experienced some rainfall. All...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

I found Amber Tours, and Lesley, through Fodor's. She runs her own tour company in the Western Cape, and I hired her to guide me and three girlfriends through wine country in Stellenbosch. Lesley was responsive from our first contact and had perfect recommendations for...More

Thank Amanda1395
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was a fun day out, and also wonderful for me to part of your birthday celebrations. I wish you all the best, Lesley

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Lesley, was a wonderful guide to the Wine country. She knew all the hidden gems and was so knowledgeable about the wineries and the wine. Wonderful, beautiful day! If you want a relaxing special day in Cape Town Wine country book Leslie -- you will...More

Thank dallasshelia
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you so much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. It was so lovely meet you both and I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your private tour around the wine region. All the best, Lesley

Reviewed 16 May 2017

My husband and I spent a great wine day with Lesley touring the Stellenbosch area at the end of March. During planning, she helped us narrow down from a long list of wineries to visit with thoughtful commentary on all my suggestions, and we were...More

Thank la_travelerata
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your wine tour with me, and that your self-driving tour around the Cape Peninsula on the...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Lesley planned an incredible wine tour for my sister in law! To top it off, she agreed to pick my family up in Camps Bay and take us to Franschooek since she was heading that way anyway. She has a wealth of knowledge about South...More

Thank Dave Z
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks so much for writing a review on Trip Advisor - it really is appreciated. I was happy to meet the whole family on the second day of touring and hope that I get to meet you all again in the future in Cape Town....More

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gerryandann
24 April 2017|
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Sorry, you cannot see the two oceans meet by land or boat, as it is two ocean currents which meet and are not visible. The most popular tour is around the Cape Peninsula, visiting Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope and the... More
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