Cape Peninsula Tour: Wine Tasting, Clifton Beach, and Hout Bay

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cape Town

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All tours are owner-operated! Up to 7 can be accommodated on tour. Booking is blocked after 2nd people book tour. This way we keep it small and personal with ±2-4 on tour. This full day tour will take you right around the beautiful Cape Peninsula, past the world-famous Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, through Hout Bay and along Chapman's Peak drive. Stop to see ostriches before having tea at Cape of Good Hope before venturing to see Cape Point lighthouse. This is followed by seeing penguins at Boulders Beach after which we will have lunch in Simon's Town. Tour continues over Boyes Drive with view of False Bay and quick stop at the Shark Spotters lookout. Last part of the tour is the Constantia Valley wine route where we visit one the finest wine estates for a tasting session.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Clifton Beaches, Cape Town Central, Western CapeWe drive through Clifton which is considered to be the most expensive real estate in Africa, with properties reaching USD17,000,000 The 4 small beaches 1st to 4th is the place to be during the summer months. Stop At: Camp's Bay Beach, Camps Bay, Western CapeOur first stop 15 minutes after leaving the city will be at Maidens Cove where you will have the chance to take a pic or two of the magnificent Camps Bay beach and Twelve Apostles which continues along the back of Table Mountain.Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Llandudno Beach, Llandudno, Western CapeBeautiful Llundudno is also where the rich and famous stays. Formula One World Champion, Michael Schumacher use to spend time here at his private holiday home.Pass By: Hout Bay, Cape Town Central, Western CapeHout Bay was a popular place back in 1652 when the Dutch came to set up a replenishment station in Cape Town. They use to fetch timber from there to mend ships and use for construction. Today it is a small fishing boat harbour.Stop At: Chapman's Peak Drive, Western CapeRated as one of the most scenic drives in the world. This 13km long pass with it's 114 bends and turns was constructed from 1915-1922. We will stop at the look out point with views over Hout Bay, Duiker Island Seal Colony and Kommetjie.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Noordhoek Beach, Noordhoek, Western CapeThis must be the biggest beach in the Western Cape. Popular for horse riding and surfing. From the vantage point above the beach you can see as far as False Bay.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Long Beach, Kommetjie, Western CapeIf you're a surfer then you would of heard of this beach before. Popular little village during the hippie era and still a very laidback place. We will have our first toilet break here (because it's clean) and stand on the wooden deck capturing the beauty of this place and watch a surfer or two doing their magic on the waves.Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Slangkop Point Lighthouse, Kommetjie, Western CapeBuild during the 1st World War and put to work straight after the war in 1919Stop At: Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain National Park, Western CapeWhen you come to Cape Town then this is a must see. The park has 1094 indigenous plant species, a few animals namely, Bontebok, Eland, Zebra, Ostrich, Duiker, Caracal, Baboons etc. If you here during August to December then you are sure to see some beautiful flowers in bloom. We will go to the most southwestern point of Africa where you will be served tea & coffee plus a biscuit/cookie. Known as the Cape of Storms the ocean around here is always a beautiful sight. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Old Cape Point Lighthouse, Cape Point, Western CapeWe go up to the lighthouse on the only commercial funicular in Africa. Once at the top we climb 114 steps to the old lighthouse 238m above sea-level build 1859 from where you will be spoilt with the most spectacular views in Cape Town. From one of the other vantage points you can catch a glimpse of the new lighthouse from 1919, once the most powerful in the world with 19 million candle power.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Cape Point Ostrich Farm, Cape Town Central, Western CapeThis is the fun stop of the tour. Visit the shop where they sell all the beautiful products made from ostrich leather, painted shells etc. The fun starts when you have the opportunity to feed the ostriches. This provides lots of laughs and good photo opportunities.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Simon's Town, Western CapeA must see when in Cape Town. African penguins started this colony in 1982 and today there is just over 2000 birds at this beach. November/December it gets a bit smelly with most of the birds being in their malting stage for 3 weeks long. These birds are on the protected species list and numbers are sadly still dropping. They always provide a good laugh with their funny waddle and strange things they get up to.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Seaforth Beach, Simon's Town, Western CapeLunch is in walking distance from penguin colony. Normally at Seaforth Restaurant, but this changes depending on dietary requirements or seating available.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Boyes Drive, Muizenberg, Western CapeA quick stop on Boyes Drive at the Shark Spotters hut for a view down to Muizenberg beach. This is also the end of False Bay and from here you can see Cape Point and Hangklip on the other side of the bay. From June to November whale sightings is a possibility. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Constantia Valley, Constantia, Western CapeOne of the 9 wine routes in South Africa with its 11 estates you can visit for a tasting. We will visit one of these fine estates where you will have a choice of tasting whites and reds. The area is know for its Sauvignon cultivar which loves the cool sea breeze blowing from False Bay during the summer months. After a lazy afternoon of tasting we will head back to the city where you will be dropped off around 5 at your hotel or other accommodation. Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Morning tea and biscuits
  • Chapman's Peak toll-fee
  • Wine tasting at a Constantia Valley wine estate (±5 wines)
  • Owner driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Small-group tour – maximum 7 guests
  • Transport - 2017 Ford Tourneo Custom, air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Old Cape Point Lighthouse
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Point Ostrich Farm
  • Entry/Admission - Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
  • Entry/Admission - Constantia Valley

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees to Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (Cape Point) ZAR303.00
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Cape of Good Hope
  • Entry/Admission - Seaforth Beach

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Small-group tour by minibus
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