Cape of Good Hope Tour from Cape Town

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Pick up at 9am and drive to the V & A Waterfront where our scenic tour starts. Join the Atlantic Coastline to Green Point and drive along Beach Road to Three Anchor Bay, Sea Point, and Bantry Bay. A view of three beautiful beaches will be seen when you reach Clifton - the only way to get there is to take numerous steps down the mountainside.

Your first stop is Maiden's Cove from where you will have a fantastic view of the upper Cable Station on top of Table Mountain, as well as the very popular beach of Camps Bay with the “Twelve Apostles” as backdrop. You now head for Hout Bay where you do an optional tour to Seal Island to see the hundred’s of Cape Fur Seals or you can just spend some time doing Craft Market Shopping at the harbor.

Chapman’s Peak Drive, one of the most beautiful passes in South Africa, follows. As you drive along this engineering achievement you enjoy the beautiful view of Chapman’s Bay as well as the pristine beach of Long Beach in the distance.The road now takes you to Noordhoek and Sun Valley as you drive inland for twenty minutes before you catch up again with the coastline. At the beautiful conservation village of Misty Cliffs the most awesome display of waves will await you.. The beautiful coastline here with its stunning waves is a haven for kite and wind surfers.

After passing the holiday town of Scarborough, enter the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Here you may see lots of baboons, wild Ostriches, the eland, biggest antelope or the red Hartebeest as well as the Cape Mountain Zebra and Bontebok. Stop at Cape of Good Hope to take pictures at “ the Most South Western Point of Africa”.

You'll then be driven to Cape Point where you may take the funicular to the lighthouses (optional) or may just walk up and down to have more time to see the beautiful Diaz beach to remind you that Bartholomeus Dias set foot on land here in 1488. Lunch follows (own expense here or you may drive to False Bay to stop for lunch at a restaurant known for seafood with the bay complimenting the picture.

After lunch you'll drive to Simonstown and Boulder’s Beach for an optional visit to see the African Penguins(own account). Time and weather permitting you may even swim with the penguins. As you carry on, take on one of two beautiful mountain passes and stop to experience aerial views of the many pristine beaches below or the picture of the vast Cape Flats in the distance.

Drive back to the hotel via the University of Cape Town and Grootte Schuur hospital. Drop off back in Cape Town at approximately 5pm.
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