Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town tours, things to do and tickets

The full list of day trips and things to do in Cape Town. Unforgettable family experiences, group or individual tours to Cape Town with an accurate description, real reviews and pictures.

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Off the Beaten Track in Cape Town: Woodstock Tour

(200)
Duration: 3 hours
Forget about Cape Town as you know it; there’s more than meets the eye if you follow the less touristy road. Welcome to the incredible Woodstock! During this private city tour, your host will take you to explore the hippest streets around the city and alternative spots known only by locals. Dive in the local lifestyle while embracing the local culture with the many treasures along the way, from street art, architectural gems, hangout spots, and historical spots representative of the area. Follow your local host through the Woodstock district - this is their playground, and know it like the back of their hand! See the old Biscuit Mill, the District 6 museum and more of this authentic side of Cape Town. Each of the hosts in this tour will offer a different perspective on the area you’ll visit, based on their expertise and interests. The local hosts are natural storytellers, each one with a different background ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share some of their unique stories and personal anecdotes with you! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes and make their city your city!
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City Escape: Cape Peninsula Day Trip

(197)
Duration: 8 hours
Enjoy your trip to the max experiencing the treasures of Cape Peninsula. Explore the region's beauty and be delighted by the different highlights and hidden gems that you'll encounter along the way. Forget about hopping on a tourist bus and let a local take you through Cape Peninsula; your way! Now you can spend the day discovering what other highlights lie outside Cape Town - trust us; they are worth the visit! As your knowledgeable host takes you on a fascinating road trip where the route is as scenic as it gets, you'll make frequent stops to check out the surprises this area has to offer. See from Hout Bay, Cape of Good Hope and Boulders Beach, plus many spectacular views along the way. And with a convenient pick-up and drop-off, all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! To make the trip even more enjoyable, you can choose your local host for the day. Each of the hosts available for this day trip will take you on a unique journey based on their passions and expertise, and of course, also taking into consideration your interests. Our local hosts are natural storytellers, each with a different background ranging from arts and history to real foodies. They can't wait to share some of their unique stories and let you connect with their culture in an enjoyable and inspiring way! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes.
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City Escape: Cape Town Classics Day Trip

(186)
Duration: 8 hours
Enjoy your trip to the max experiencing the treasures of Cape Town. Explore the region's beauty and be delighted by the different highlights and hidden gems that you'll encounter along the way. Forget about hopping on a tourist bus and let a local take you through classic highlights; your way! Now you can spend the day discovering what other highlights lie outside Cape Town - trust us; they are worth the visit! As your knowledgeable host takes you on a fascinating road trip where the route is as scenic as it gets, you'll make frequent stops to check out the surprises this area has to offer. See from V & A Waterfront, Bo-Kaap and Table Mountain, plus many spectacular views along the way. And with a convenient pick-up and drop-off, all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! To make the trip even more enjoyable, you can choose your local host for the day. Each of the hosts available for this day trip will take you on a unique journey based on their passions and expertise, and of course, also taking into consideration your interests. Our local hosts are natural storytellers, each with a different background ranging from arts and history to real foodies. They can't wait to share some of their unique stories and let you connect with their culture in an enjoyable and inspiring way! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes.

Cape Town Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

(1003)
Duration: an hour - 10 hours
Fall in love with the beauty of Cape Town aboard the open-top, double-decker City Sightseeing bus on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour
This flexible and family-friendly pass allows you to hop on and off the double-decker bus at any of the designated stops and explore Cape Town at your own pace. Enjoy unobstructed views and onboard commentary in 15 languages and get to over 30 top Cape Town attractions.
Choose from one of two ticket types when you book. Access all 3 tour loops with a Classic ticket option for 1 day or add a V&A Seal and harbour cruise & Sunset Bus tour in addition to the 3 bus loop access by choosing the Premium option for 2 days.
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The 10 Tastings of Cape Town

(162)
Duration: 3 hours
Fall in love with the flavorful South African cuisine on this delicious food tour in Cape Town! Enjoy a selection of 10 food and drink tastings hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you. From yummy must-tries like biltong to unique dishes typical of the city such as bunny chow; you’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite. This culinary tour in Cape Town is a cultural journey that takes you further than the food you’ll eat. As you enjoy authentic local bites ranging from savory, sweet as well as drinks, you’ll also discover the city and its highlights. Stop to admire The Company Gardens, Greenmarket Square, and Cape Town City Hall and hear about their local relevance from your host as you hop from one food hot spot to the other - what can be better than that? Want to know what this food tour has in store for you? Your local foodie has you covered! And because sharing is caring, you and your group will get to try bites of famous dishes. Each of the hosts has carefully selected the tastings you’ll enjoy during this food tour. All of them passionate about food and their city, know the best spots to get the most authentic and typical bites. Pick your host according to your interests and you’ll be a part of a unique and flavorful experience catered to your taste buds. Looking for a vegetarian alternative? It’s possible! The tour has been created with alternative tastings to fit your preferences. Just let your host know! The foodie locals are ready to take you on the best food tour in Cape Town. All you have to do is check out their profiles and pick your favorite local for a delicious culinary experience. This Cape Town food tour can be 100% personalized to match your diet and allergies.
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City Kickstart Tour: Cape Town

(130)
Duration: 2 hours
First time in Cape Town? Wondering where to go and what to see in this fascinating city? We got you! Kickstart your time in Cape Town with a 90-minute introduction to the city with the help of your favorite local. This tour is the city overview you were looking for that brings together sights of main highlights and attractions, plus must-have tips and tricks that will help you get acquainted with the city, its people, and culture. So, ready to start your time in Cape Town in the best way possible? On this private tour, you’ll meet up with the local host of your choice. Each of the hosts on this tour will show you their Cape Town in their way and based on their passions and expertise. The hosts know their city like the back of their hand and can’t wait to get you acquainted with Cape Town! And what about that unique family-owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? Get personal recommendations from your local host and where to find the current hot spots in the city. Get insights on the local lifestyle and find out true stories about the city’s past as you take in vibrant, full-of-life present Cape Town. Historical facts, local stories, and great tips & tricks. What can be more awesome than that? Any questions? Go ahead and ask your host about anything that pops into your mind and get all the answers you need for the perfect Cape Town trip. Locals always know best. And don’t forget, this private tour can be personalized 100% according to your wishes!
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Highlights & Hidden Gems of Cape Town

(126)
Duration: 4 hours
Cape Town, is a magical place! And with the local host of your choice, you are going to experience it all. So get ready; culture, history, and local lifestyle await! Dive into the origin of Cape Town as you see the city’s main landmarks like V & A Waterfront, District 6 museum and Castle of Good Hope. And how about the hidden gems? Oh, you’re in for a surprise! Every host has its own story to tell, so pick your favorite, and you’ll discover the city through their eyes. Experience their Cape Town to the max based on their passions and expertise. They’ll make sure you have fun enjoying a unique and local perspective of Cape Town. Want to take a break? Leave it up to your host! This is the perfect opportunity to visit that special eatery where only the locals come and your chance to enjoy a local treat hand-picked by your host. Feel free to ask your host more about their life in their city or get recommendations about the top things to do in Cape Town. Remember, the locals know best. The best part of any city tour is definitely the unique stories. Everybody has a story to tell, especially your host. Each one of the local hosts has a different background ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share their knowledge with you and exchange ideas and perspectives! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes and make their Cape Town, your Cape Town!

African Story Wine Tours in the Cape Winelands

(628)
Duration: 8 hours
Explore the fantastic wine regions of Paarl, Franschoek, and Stellenbosch on this 8 and a half hour  tour. Visit four top vineyards to learn about South African wines. Enjoy a delicious lunch and wine tastings amidst the beautiful rolling mountains of the region. As it is a very full day in the beautiful  winelands, there will be no time for walking around in the cities.
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Cape Town's Little Foodie Private Tour

(105)
Duration: 3 hours
Make your family fall in love with the multicultural South African cuisine on this delicious food tour in Cape Town! Enjoy the best mix of typical sweet bites and savory snacks hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you and your family! During this culinary tour in Cape Town, your family will enjoy authentic local tastings while also discovering the city and its highlights. Wander around the vibrant Eastern Bazaar, where all the cultures in Cape Town meet. Explore Texies Fish Market and get a taste of some of the freshest seafood in town. And the cherry on top, ice cream for the kids! What can be better than that? Want to know what food to eat in Cape Town with your loved ones? Your local foodie has you covered! Try samosas with a twist and dip them in different sauces, munch into a delicious milk tart, and enjoy a Baba Rhum and coffee. And that’s just the beginning; there’s more to come! Let your kids unwind at the tranquil Company Garden's park where they'll have a chance to play on the playground and meet some local kids. They will also be able to feed the birds and have another lovely experience. The Family Friendly foodie locals are ready to take you on the best food tour in Cape Town. All you have to do is check out their profiles and pick your favorite local for a delicious culinary experience. This Cape Town food tour can be 100% personalized to match your family's preferences, diets, and allergies. *** Please note due to opening hours depending on when you book, some of the tastings may change slightly.
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Private Wine Tour with Wine Expert to Stellenbosch-Franschhoek Wine Regions

(574)
Duration: 8 hours
For wine lovers who want to get insider knowledge of the South African wine industry or just enjoy the amazing Cape Winelands. This is a private day tour with a specialist wine guide that you can design by choosing four wine estates in the Stellenbosch/Franschhoek/Paarl area for wine tastings, or we provide a customised itinerary to you.

Full-Day Cape Point & Cape Peninsula Sightseeing Tour from Cape Town

(532)
Duration: a day
This Cape Peninsula full day tour includes a morning snack, picnic lunch, guided commentary and Cape Of Good Hope & Chapman's Peak Drive entrance fees, making it the most affordable and fun way to see the Cape Peninsula! Start the day with a scenic drive via Camps Bay Beach and the 12 Apostles. Stop at Hout Bay Harbour for an optional boat trip to Seal Island (+/- ZAR 110), marvel at the views from Chapman's Peak Drive and visit the penguin colony in Simon's Town (optional visit to Boulders Beach +/- ZAR 160).

Your last stop is the Cape Point Nature Reserve, a beautiful protected area with free roaming wildlife and incredible landscapes, where you'll be served a healthy, energy boosting picnic lunch.

This will be followed by a leisurely stroll to the Cape Point lighthouse and an easy hike to the most South-Western point of Africa. (+/- 40 minutes). Walk along the spectacular Diaz Beach encircled by dramatic cliffs and wild waves until you reach the famous Cape of Good Hope.
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Your Tailored Cape Town Food Tour

(91)
Duration: 3 hours
Whether you're looking for the best Bunny Chow in Cape Town, an exclusive beer tasting, on a hunt to find the best place to have a Gatsby sandwich in the city or any other food experience, your favorite local foodie has you covered! This 100% personalized food tour is here to satisfy your South African cravings. Trust and believe, the local foodies have explored Capetown, discovering the city bite by bite and are ready to craft the food experience of your dreams. Already familiar with South African food or looking for something really out of the ordinary? Feel free to get in touch with your favorite host; they know the best food hotspots. Listen to your stomach and check out the food tour options the locals have created for you. Pick the tastings that meet your eye from the list below. If what you're looking for is not there, don't worry! Let your local host know, and they'll personalize the tour even more. Imagine this, street food, premium products, and secret eateries now accessible to you! All you have to do is pick the local of your choice, share your dietary preferences, and let them work their magic. *Please keep in mind that this experience shows a base price that will change according to your requests and the personalized offer your local foodie creates for you.

Zip-lining in Cape Town - Based at the Foot of the Table Mountain Reserve

(443)
Duration: 2 hours
experience one of Cape Town`s Top rated adventure Activity. only 15 minutes away from the V&A waterfront and located close to Hout Bay harbor. This activity takes maximum 2 hours and is a must when visiting Cape Town.

Cape Point and Boulder's Beach Penguins Full Day Tour

(435)
Duration: 8 hours
Choose to pre-pay the Cape Point Entry fee now or pay on the day! (Pay on the day is suitable for South African's with photo ID to claim their discounted entry price)
Enjoy a live-guided day excursion to visit the Penguins at Boulders Beach, Cape Point (the romantic meeting place of the mighty Atlantic and Indian oceans) and the Cape of Good Hope.
This tour offers you over 1 hour at the penguin beach, over 2 hours at Cape Point to fully explore this gem and Unesco Heritage site and another 30 minutes at the Cape of Good Hope. Lunch can be enjoyed along the way (at your own expense). You can also choose to join the optional, guided hike from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope (approx 40 minutes, requires medium fitness & good walking shoes).
After a day spent exploring, sit back in your seat and enjoy the coastal drive back to Cape Town via Scarborough and Kommetjie, with spectacular views from the Ou Kaapse Weg mountain pass. Free WIFI and USB charging stations at your seat. 

Cape of Good Hope & Penguins Small Group Tour from Cape Town

(411)
Duration: 8 hours
Embark on a Full Day Cape Peninsula Small Group Shared Tour affording you the opportunity to see all the key sightseeing attractions that Cape Town has to offer and personal guided interaction with your tour guide/driver in a scheduled 8-10 hour excursion.

Highlights you will experience on this tour will be the Bo-Kaap, the coastal Atlantic Seaboard passing through Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay and Llandudno, Hout Bay (the Gateway to Seal Island), Chapman's Peak drive, Boulder's Penguins colony, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point and Muizenberg.

This is truly one of the best ways to see some of the major highlights Cape Town has to offer in a fun-filled small group tour.
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Cape of Good Hope-Cape Point & Penguins Private Tour from Cape Town

(362)
Duration: Flexible
Join us on a Full Day Cape Peninsula Private Tour to the Cape of Good Hope/Cape Point, Chapmans Peak and Boulder's Penguins Colony, affording you the opportunity to see all the key sightseeing attractions that Cape Town has to offer. On this tour, guests will have the option to customise the tour to suit their requirements as they will have their own personal tour guide in a private vehicle with personal guided interaction. Highlights that can be experienced on this tour include the Bo-Kaap, Atlantic Seaboard, Hout Bay (the Gateway to Seal Island), Chapman's Peak Drive, Cape Point Vineyard, Boulder's Penguins colony, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point and Muizenberg. This is one of the best ways to see some of the major highlights Cape Town has to offer in a customisable private tour.

Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town

(359)
Duration: 8 hours
See all the top sights along South Africa’s Cape Peninsula on this full-day tour from Cape Town. Learn about the region from your expert guide. Take an optional boat trip to Duiker Island in Hout Bay (time permitting and for own account). Spend time at leisure in Cape Point Nature Reserve and visit Simon’s Town on the peninsula’s east coast – home to a colony of African penguins (entrance for own account). Before our return, we'll stop for afternoon cake & tea.
We return to Cape Town, passing the University of Cape Town and the Groote Schuur Hospital.

Table Mountain, Penguins & Cape Point Small Group Tour from Cape Town

(339)
Duration: 8 hours
For travellers with limited time in Cape Town we have combined all the highlights into one day on a Scheduled Tour to Table Mountain, Boulder's Penguins and the Cape of Good Hope. Travelling to Cape Town without visiting the Cape of Good Hope is like a travelling to Paris without visiting the Eiffel Tower.

On this tour:
See the city centre on a brief drive-by city tour;
Stop in the Bo-Kaap for a photo with the colourful houses;
Visit Table Mountain via the Cable Car;
Take a drive along Chapman's Peak;
Visit the African penguins colony at Boulder's Beach;
Take your photo at the Cape of Good Hope and visit Cape Point lighthouse;
See the colourful beach huts at St. James Beach.

Hi5 Tandem Paragliding Cape Town

(314)
Duration: 30 minutes - an hour
Hi5 Tandem Paragliding is a company who love to share the ease, exhilaration and absolute freedom of tandem paragliding flights. Tandem paragliding flights are done from Lions Head and Signal Hill within the spectacular Table Mountain National Park. With a well organised and professional service you can relax and enjoy the ultimate tandem paragliding experience with Hi5 Tandem Paragliding.

Seapoint promenade opposite the Winchester Mansion and the fields at the Glen Country Club/Bungalow Restaurant are the two preferred paragliding landing fields. Tandem paragliding flights vary in length as they are very dependent on weather conditions and can vary from about 8 to 15 minutes.

Hi 5 Paragliding pilots pride themselves on the quality and duration of the paragliding flights, so they will paraglide with you for as long as possible because they love to fly!

We will also return you to your vehicle on the mountain after the flight free of charge.

Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town

(338)
Duration: 4 hours - 6 hours
You may think you’re a fear-defying thrill lover, but can you handle the ultimate heart-pounding experience? Find out in Cape Town by cage diving with great white sharks. This full-day shark-diving experience takes you out into the open ocean off the shore of Gansbaai and puts you within touching distance of one of the world’s most feared predators. Before jumping in, you'll learn about the sharks from the onboard marine biologist and expert guides. Breakfast, snacks and hotel-pick up and drop off are included.