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Cape Point and Penguin Explorer Full-Day Tour from Cape Town

Cape Point and Penguin Explorer Full-Day Tour from Cape Town

From $32.70 per person

Enjoy a day excursion from Cape Town to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. Visit the penguins at Boulders Beach and even spot whales in season.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Itinerary
22 hours
  • Cape Town

  • 1 hour
  • Boulders Beach

  • Cape Point

  • Lunch

    • Optional
  • Cape of Good Hope (photo stop)

  • 1 hour
  • Cape Town

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Enjoy a full hour visiting the penguins at Boulders Beach
  • Explore the Cape Point UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Join an optional guided walk from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope
  • Discover the Cape Point Nature Reserve
Full description
The full-day tour leaves Cape Town in the morning for the spectacular landscapes of the Cape Peninsula. Enjoy a scenic drive to Boulders Beach through Muizenberg and Fish Hoek. Stop to see the penguins at Boulders Beach before heading to Cape Point, in the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Be on the lookout for antelope, ostrich and other game. Scan the ocean for whales during the Cape's whale season (July-November). Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) before joining the optional hike from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope headland (medium fitness required). Sit back and enjoy the coastal drive back to Cape Town, taking in spectacular views from the Ou Kaapse Weg mountain pass.
Includes
  • Depending on the option chosen, the entrance fee to the Cape of Good Hope can be included at the time of sale (Value: ZAR 340)
  • South African citizens (with valid photo ID) can pay R 85 on the day of the tour to enter Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • Expert tour guide
  • Transportation in a modern, double decker, air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Penguin Beach entrance fee
  • Funicular to the top of Cape Point (optional)
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information

Know before you go

  • As part of ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, all vehicles are thoroughly disinfected every day and hand sanitizer is provided at numerous locations
  • Whilst the main tour office and collection point is the V&A, you may also join this tour at additional pick up points - Camps Bay, Sea Point, Green Point, Convention Centre, and Downtown
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 674 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Such an amazing day filled with beautiful views, a lot of animals and extensive information about South Africa and Cape of Good Hope. Charles was a wealth of knowledge and such a fun tour guide who pointed out all the best spots on the tour. We would highly recommend this tour!

March 4, 2020

Great day trip from Cape Town. Comfortable double decker bus with air con. Two hours at Cape Point, with an option to hike to the beach. It is long enough to walk to the lighthouse and back, but if you want to walk right to the end of the track then there is just enough time and not quite enough time to grab food, luckily we had some snacks with us. There was some confusion when two passengers missed the pick up and we had to go back to collect them. I don't think the guides were clear about how many were doing the hike and how many were catching the bus. This led to us being late to the penguin colony and this was quite rushed as a result. I would have liked more time at the penguin colony as there was a reasonable walk from where the coach parked and it is busy at the penguin colony. We went on a Sunday, it might be quieter during the week. Good value for money and easy to book.

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February 24, 2020

Great tour. We travelled in a closed top bus, wifi and toilets available on there. Our guides were very informative, friendly and funny. We did think about hiring a car and doing the tour ourselves but so glad we booked the tour. We did a hike from Cape Point to Cape of Good Hope that we didn't know about and probably wouldn't have got to do if we did the tour on our own. Would definitely recommend.

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January 22, 2020

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