Day Trips & Excursions in South Africa

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The Peninsula Tour will take you around the entire Cape peninsula and show you breath taking scenery and some of the wonders of Cape Town, such as Cape Point and The African Penguin Colony.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay, Western CapeOur first stop will be at the Hout Bay Harbour. Hout Bay is the base port to rich marine life and offers some of the finest yellowfin tuna, longfin tuna, and yellowtail fishing in the world along with a huge variety of pelagic sea birds with many different species been sighted at different times of the year. The harbour has restaurants, fresh fish outlets and craft stores, with views of the bay. The Hout Bay Harbour market happens offers handmade arts and crafts that can be bought, and a range of foods is available.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Chapman's Peak Drive, Western CapeOur second stop will be Chapman's peak for a quick photo stop at a the top of Chapman’s Peak Drive. A spectacular road with a spectacular view.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape Town Central, Western CapeOur third stop, The Cape of Good Hope is at the southern tip of the Cape Peninsula, about 2.3 kilometres (1.4 mi) west and a little south of Cape Point on the south-east corner.With its diverse habitat, ranging from rocky mountain tops to beaches and open sea, the Cape of Good Hope is home to at least 250 species of birds including one of the two mainland colonies of African pengiuns, baboon and rare antelope called Bontebok. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Simon's Town, Western CapeOur fourth stop, Boulders Beach is a sheltered beach made up of inlets between granite boulders, from which the name originated. It is located in the Cape Peninsula, near Simon's Town towards Cape Point. It is a popular place due to the colony of African penguins which settled there in 1982. These African penguins are only found on the coastlines of Southern Africa - (South Africa & Namibia). One of the only places in the world that you can swim alongside penguins.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fees to the Cape of Good Hope (except for the funicular at Cape Point light house)
  • Entrance fee to the Penguin Colony
  • Entry/Admission - Chapman's Peak Drive
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks