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Cape Town City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

1. Cape Town City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

One of South Africa’s most popular destinations, Cape Town is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities. See landmarks such as Table Mountain, Camps Bay, and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Choose from 4 exciting tour routes. There are 2 ticket options available. If you opt for a 1-day ticket it allows you to experience all four routes - Red, Yellow, Blue and Purple Routes. The 2-day ticket allows you to take advantage of all routes - Red, Yellow, Blue and Purple Routes - for 2 consecutive days.  The 2-day ticket also includes 2 walking tours, a harbor cruise, and a sunset bus tour during the summer season. The Red City Tour 1 V&A Waterfont 2 The Clock tower 3 Cape Town Convention Centre 5 81 Long Street 6 Jewel Africa 7 Lower Cableway Station 8 Camps Bay Beachfront 9 President Hotel 10 St John's Road 11 Winchester Mansions Hotel 12 Green Point Lighthouse The Blue City Tour 1 V&A Waterfont 4 Foreshore 5 81 Long Street 15 Mount Nelson Hotel 20 Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens 21 Constantia Nek (Wine Bus Tour CHANGE POINT) 22 World of Birds Park in Hout Bay 23 Imizamo Yethu Township (walking tour) 24 Mariner’s Wharf at Hout Bay Harbor 8 Camps Bay Beachfront 9 President Hotel 10 St John's Road 11 Winchester Mansions Hotel 12 Green Point Lighthouse Yellow Downtown Tour  5 81 Long Street 13 St George's Cathedral 14 South African Museum & Planetarium 15 Mount Nelson Hotel (access to the Government Gardens) 16 SA Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center 17 District Six Museum 18 Castle of Good Hope Purple Wine Tour Visit Constantia Valley – the oldest wine making region in South Africa. Groot Constantia Estate (oldest commercial wine estate) Eagles’ Nest (boutique winery)  Beau Constantia (great wine and amazing views)

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The Cape Town Official City Pass

2. The Cape Town Official City Pass

Explore the best of what Cape Town has to offer. Choose either a 2, 3, or 5-day City Pass, giving you free entry to over 80 of Cape Town’s top attractions to experience. If you are serious about exploring the heart of Cape Town, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Save money with the Official Cape Town City Pass.  You'll find there's something for everyone.  Just some of the over 90 attractions and experiences include: • Free transport, for the duration of your pass, on the City Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off bus which takes you to over 80% of the attractions. • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway • Sunset Champagne Cruises • V&A Waterfront Seal and Harbour Cruise • LaGuGu Township Tour • Zeitz MOCAA Museum of Contemporary African Art • The Cape Wheel • Two Oceans Aquarium • World of Birds • Seal Island Cruises • Crocodile Farm • Hard Rock Café • Jolly Roger Pirate Boat • &Bikes Food Bicycle Tour • South African Museum • Slave Lodge • District Six Museum • And much more If you select the Premium option, you can choose one of the following exclusive experiences:   • Great White Shark Cage Diving • Big 5 Safari • Cape Town Helicopters • Whale Watching • Snorkelling with seals and speedboat ride • and many more

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Cape Town: 2-Day Best Highlights Private Tour

3. Cape Town: 2-Day Best Highlights Private Tour

Day 1 After an 8:00 AM pickup from your hotel, start the day with a guided tour of Cape Town's famous Table Mountain. Follow this with a scenic drive through the coastal neighborhoods of Mouille Point, Three Anchor Bay, Sea Point, Bantry Bay, and Clifton before stopping for a photo opportunity at Maiden's Cove. Continue to Hout Bay for a boat trip to Seal Island. Enjoy the ocean views as you travel through Llandudno before arriving at Chapmans Peak Drive for a relaxing 15-minute stop at the viewpoint. At Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, keep an eye out for the Dias Cross, converging ocean currents and diverse fauna and flora, such as baboons and ostriches. Visit the rare breed of African penguins at Boulders Penguins Colony before returning to your accommodation via Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay, and Muizenburg. You will be dropped at your hotel or accommodation. Day 2 Head to the Clock Tower Precinct, V&A Waterfront after another 8:00 AM pickup from your hotel. Start with a Robben Island boat trip and museum tour, which last 3.5 to 4 hours, before being reunited with your tour guide at the V&A Waterfront. Enjoy Cape Town's highlights on a guided city tour, including visits to the colorful Bo-Kaap neighborhood and famous city monuments. Follow this with a wine tasting at one of the oldest wineries in South Africa, Groot Constantia Wine Estate. Conclude the tour with a visit to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens for a relaxing walk found at the foot of Table Mountain. You will be dropped off at your hotel at the end of the tour.

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Constantia Wine Valley Bicycle Tour

4. Constantia Wine Valley Bicycle Tour

Experience the historic Constantia Cape wine route with a personalized guide who will take you a wine-lands cycling tour for the morning.   You will be met at your accommodation and brought to the Constantia Valley where Dutch governor, Simon van der Stel, started the wine industry in South Africa dating back to the 17th century. You will visit the historic Groot Constantia Estate.You will be introduce you to full array of the valley’s award winning wines, and you will learn about the regions rich history. Along the route you will pass a kramat (mosque) built for the slaves that the Dutch East India Company imported from south-east Asia. The bicycle route meanders through the sophisticated Constantia suburb that has some of the finest structures of the Cape Dutch architecture. On the tour you will get to indulge in some of the most well-balanced wines that South Africa is has to offer. Vineyards like Buitenverwachting, Groot Constantia, Constantia Uitsig, Steenberg will open their doors, and cellars, for the tour. Come, experience the oldest wine region of South Africa – on a bicycle!

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Cape Town: Private Wine Tour with Lunch

5. Cape Town: Private Wine Tour with Lunch

Join a full-day tour through Cape Town's wine country. Start your Cape wine adventure with a convenient morning pickup from your accommodation in Cape Town. Hop on board an air-conditioned vehicle and head to your first stop on the tour, the Groot Constantia Vineyard. Established in 1685, Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest winery, its vineyards tucked in the steep valley on the eastern side of Table Mountain. Go behind the scenes and visit the cellar to get an in-depth look at how wine is made. Take part in a chocolate and wine tasting. Sample five selected wines, each one perfectly paired with a handcrafted chocolate. And before you leave for your next stop, visit the historical Cape Dutch homestead, and get a glimpse of what life on this wine farm was like in the 17th century. Travel from Groot Constantia to the Steenberg Farm, home to some of South Africa's finest award-winning wines. Enjoy your second wine tasting of the day and get to sample six of the estate's very best wines from their flagship range. The next stop on your private wine tour is a boutique wine estate located on the slopes below Constantia Nek with magnificent views of the surrounding wine region and False Bay. Sit back and enjoy a delicious lunch at the Constantia Glen wine estate before taking part in your next tasting on the veranda. The fourth and final stop on your winery adventure is Eagle's Nest located in the heart of the Constantia Valley. Enjoy the last tasting of the day in a picturesque setting beside a stream under the canopy of oak trees. End your day admiring fantastic views as you make your way back to Cape Town with a drive along the side of Table Mountain.

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Cape Town: Stellenbosch Wine Tour with Tastings

6. Cape Town: Stellenbosch Wine Tour with Tastings

Embark on a sensational journey through the Winelands along one of the best wine routes in Cape Town. Visit four uniquely-picked Stellenbosch wine estates. Get swept up in the splendor of Stellenbosch, with its vine covered hills, oak-lined avenues, and Cape Dutch architecture. Raise your glass and unwind amid ancient oak trees while keeping an eye out for African wildlife. Enjoy the pleasure of the Cape's wine, made using age-old traditions and enhance the top notes with some chocolate. Sample sensational Stellenbosch wines paired with some uniquely South African flavors.

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Cape Town: Mountain Bike Table Mountain to Constantia

7. Cape Town: Mountain Bike Table Mountain to Constantia

Enjoy a challenging half-day morning mountain biking tour that follows a loop from Table Mountain to Constantia Neck and back. See the region’s nature as well as some cityscapes while getting a good 3.5-hour workout in. The ride covers a total of 40 kilometers with 1000 meters of climb. Your tour starts at Table Mountain’s lower cable car station, heading east. The first 3 kilometers of the ride is on tar along a very scenic road at the base of Table Mountain, perfect to get used to your bike. Continue on a rocky Jeep track down toward Newlands Forest. From here, there’s a combination of jeep tracks and single tracks through forested areas, followed by a gradual ascent towards Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Enjoy beautiful views down toward the garden followed by a more technical narrow trail that will need your focus. Kirstenbosch have put in some serious work to the trails, with bridges and sections of the trails bedded with wood chips. Challenge yourself on some steep sections before reaching the mid-point for a coffee break at Constantia Neck.

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What people are saying about Constantia

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,086 reviews

Travelling with the red bus is the most wonderful experience one can ever get, every time I take a tour on this bus my love for Cape Town grow even more...the on road information about the city, the stations or stop, the places one get to know...all make it an excellent tour/ I love it and I wont come to Cape Town without using it.

This was a great experience I could recommend to anyone especial the first time people to cape Town, good service, and friendly drivers

The convenience, friendly staff and being true to their word is how I would sum up my experience

It was spectacular and the best way to explore the beautiful city. The sunset was magnificent

The best ride ever, I would recommend it to anyone.