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Cape Town Tours - a Cape Odyssey

We offer a wide choice of visually inspiring Cape Town tours in the Western Cape. However, we feel that a visit to Cape Town is not complete without including the following:

The Cape of Storms

This Cape Town tour visits Cape Point, where it's not difficult to imagine the wild elements of the Cape of Storms that battered those early 15th century Portuguese navigators. The explorers were desperately searching for a new trade route to the East by sailing around the very bottom of Africa to avoid the dangerous overland route through the Ottoman Empire. When Bartholomew Dias realised the implications of finally rounding the Cape in 1488 he renamed it the Cape of Good Hope. This name has remained through the centuries.

Cape Point - a highlight on our Cape Town Tours
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Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope are now part of a pristine National Park protecting South Africa's floral heritage, the unique fynbos system. This floral kingdom includes the world-famous Protea species, amongst thousands of others.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

Sunbird on Flower
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A favourite of our Cape Town tours is a trip to Kirstenbosch, the world famous indigenous botanical garden that was established in 1914 on the back slopes of Table Mountain. It's difficult to believe you are only ten minutes away from the city in these peaceful and dramatically scenic surroundings. For a relaxing day tour idea, take a picnic lunch to enjoy on the sloping lawns. Alternatively, indulge in the relaxing ambience of the restaurant.

The gardens offer spectacular hiking and climbing opportunities, as well as specialised tours with botanical experts. On these tours you'll also be able to see amazing birdlife among the unique flora.

Table Mountain

Arguably the most well recognised landmark in the seafaring world is Table Mountain, and this is one of our highly recommended Cape Town tours. Whether you climb, hike or take the cable car, prepare yourself for unparalleled views of the Mother City.

Table Mountain can be just an hour's trip or the start of a five day trail that will take you all the way to Cape Point along the Peninsula mountain range. But beware of the famous tablecloth of cloud that covers the mountain. And when the southeaster blows, it's best to be cautious up on the mountain.

Table Mountain
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Robben Island

Robben Island
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Take a high speed catamaran across the bay to visit Nelson Mandela's prison cell with a former inmate as your guide on the famous Robben Island. Make this part Cape Town tours that focus on the city's culture, including a visit to the District Six museum and a Township tour. This is one of the best ways of experiencing the vibrancy of Cape Town's black communities.

The Winelands

The historic winelands of the Western Cape offer unforgettable wine-tasting.

There are now thirteen different wine growing regions in the Cape, and hundreds of wine estates dispersed over a large area of beautiful valleys and breathtaking mountains. Even more farms belong to cellars or co-operatives, some of which are sizable and produce large volumes of wine.

Tractor Hauling Grapes

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