NB: CITY AND TABLE MOUNTAIN TOUR IS WEATHER DEPENDENT
Join us as we travel through South Africa’s oldest city – affectionately known as the Mother City. On this private Cape Town city day tour, you will encounter unique cultures, architecture, historic sites, and unforgettable scenery. This full-day City Sightseeing Cape Town Walking Private Tour is one of our most popular Cape Town day tours, it is a city guided walking tour by our professional guide. You will be introduced to the wonders of the City center of Cape Town and soundings areas including Table Mountain. Cape Town City Tours, an entire day private voyage through Cape Town day city tour, find all shrouded mystery places, culture, history, and magnificence of this energetic city, the administrative capital of South Africa.
Bo-Kaap / Cape Malay Quarter – Bo Kaap has a rich cultural, religious and architectural heritage and is a mixed and cosmopolitan neighborhood with strong links to Muslim traditions and culture. The Cape Malay were originally shipped into the Cape Colony as skilled artisan slaves. The Bo Kaap is also home to the oldest mosque in South Africa, the Auwal Mosque, established in 1798. A splendid way to get to know the Mother City intimately, starting with a hike on the geographical formation which guards her – Table Mountain – before continuing for a city tour.
- Bo-Kaap museum visit & City Centre Walk
- Table Mountain
- Signal Hill (Paragliding optional)
- Green Market square & District 6
- Castle of Good Hope
- South Africa Museum and Company Garden Walk
- V&A Waterfront
- Diamond tour
- Camps Bay & Clifton Beach
Experience a full day in the Mother City with a private guide and experience Cape Town City and Table Mountain, Castle of Good Hope, Company Gardens where you will enjoy your full-day private tour around the Cape Town city and Table Mountain at your own pace. The city private day tour is relaxed and enjoyable for guests who prefer complete flexibility at the attractions in Cape Town, South Africa.
DEPARTURE & RETURN LOCATION
At hotel or guesthouse in Cape Town
09:00 Pick up at the hotel or guesthouse
- Luxury vehicle with passenger liability cover
- Transport by private vehicle
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Blue badge professional guide
- Bottled water & free Wi-Fi onboard
- Food and drinks be to own account
- Any private expenses
- Gratuities/tips (Optional) be to own account
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Daily Departures: At hotel or guesthouse in Cape Town and departure time: 07:30 Pick up at your hotel or guesthouse.
- In case of cancellation, a 50% charge will be deducted from costs
- Or activities will go on only Table Mountain tickets money will be refunded
- Please dress according to the weather and be aware that Cape Town’s weather can change at any time. Hiking shoes are highly recommended
- Tour duration approximately 9 hours
- English tour guide, entrance fees applicable to the itinerary
- Private tours (French, Spanish or German and any other foreign language guides are available on request)
- All our vehicles are insured substantially for passenger liability
- All tours are subject to a minimum number of passengers
- Luggage and personal possessions are carried at your own risk
Bo-Kaap City Walking tour
Bo-Kaap / Cape Town City Centre
Arrive in the colorful community of the Bo-Kaap, formerly known as the Malay Quarter, this picturesque corner of Cape Town well-known for its vast collection of colorful houses and cobblestone streets, became home to the Cape Muslim community and many freed slaves after the abolition of slavery in 1834. On this Cape Town City and Table Mountain Tour, you’ll take a walk to explore the rich cultural history and unique culture, lifestyle and personality of the area before making your way to the Company Gardens. The Green Market Square – Cape Town’s oldest market, set on a cobbled square still has an exciting buzz with some colorful and eccentric characters that you can explore on your Table Mountain and Cape Town City Day Tour. You can pick up local art, crafts, fabrics, and artifacts from almost every country on the African continent. Cape Town City Tour and Table Mountain in luxury vehicle. You will be driven through the streets of Cape Town City Centre where historic and important buildings will be pointed out to you.
Table Mountain National Park
The top of Table Mountain offers spectacular views in all directions and gives a bird’s eye view of the city. The upper cable car station is situated at 1067 meters and the cable car floor rotates 360 degrees enabling visitors to take in the whole of the breathtaking views. Table Mountain has numerous pathways on top, viewing decks, souvenir shops, a self-service restaurant, and coffee shop. When arriving at Table Mountain National Park on your Table Mountain tour. Table Mountain declared as one of the seven wonders of the world, it offers panoramic views over the Mother City and the Atlantic Seaboard with Robben Island lying sleepily in Table Bay Harbour. The route tops out near the upper cable station. After the ascent, traverse the length of the famous tabletop summit to the highest point on the mountain Maclears Beacon at 1087m for more breathtaking views of Cape Town City. Once you descend the mountain by cable car (weather permitting), transfer to the colorful Bo-Kaap.
South Africa Museum and Company Gardens
Company Gardens – The garden is the oldest in the country and was formally established in 1652 by Dutch settlers who sought to establish a victualling station to service and re-provision spice-trading sailing shops on the long sea route to the east. The Company Gardens in the middle of the CBD is also home to a beautiful rose garden, Japanese garden, fish pond, and bird aviary. It is adjacent to numerous important landmarks, including the present-day Houses of Parliament, the Iziko South Africa Museum and Planetarium, the SA National Gallery and other historical buildings. The park and heritage site was originally established in the early 1650s by the European settlers arriving in the area. The gardens provided fresh fruit and vegetables to the ships seeking replenishment when rounding the Cape on their journey to the East. The Gardens now offer a natural retreat from the bustle of the City. Finish your tour of the Company Gardens with a stop at the South African Museum which houses a variety of important African zoology, paleontology and archaeology collections.
Castle of Good Hope
Castle of Good Hope – One of the oldest buildings in South Africa. It was built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station. It is a fort rather than a castle. The Castle Military Museum depicts Cape Military History with one of the most impressive sword collections in the country. The William Fehr Collection of historical paintings and period furniture have special relevance to the Cape. Key Ceremony performed during weekdays, followed by the firing of the Signal Cannon. Horse and Carriage rides are also available. Continue your city tour with a stop at the Castle of Good Hope. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment store, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. The drive through the city will also take you past the Houses of Parliament, the Grand Parade and City Hall; from where Nelson Mandela first addressed South Africans after his release in February 1990.