8 minutes minute read11 Dec 2019

Exciting Things To Do in Cape Town These Holidays

  1.  This is a cost effective and exciting way to get to enjoy Cape Town:      Mega City Pass - 80 Attractions to Choose From :  2 day pass R1095
  1.  Tour the city in a double decker bus and get to see the best of Cape Town at your leisure. This one rocks!! Cape Town Sightseeing Hop on Hop Off   Bus:  1 day pass R245

Cape Town City Sightseeing Bus

  1.  Drive the Atlantic Seaboard past iconic beaches, cruise to Seal Island in Hout Bay, gaze in wonder from Cape Point and walk with penguins at Boulders Beach.  You get the best of the best!!    Cape Peninsula Full Day Tour: From R1250 pp
  2.  Get to see the best focal points of the Cape in one Day. Great Value!!   Full Day Cape Point, Penguins & Wine:  R1300pp
  1.  Atmosphere, beauty and great wine. A good day out!     Full Day Wine Tasting and the Franschhoek Tram:  R1180pp

Franschhoek Wine Tram Stops at Some of the Most Beautiful Wine Farms

  1.  Big 5 [lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo] Adventure Day. Get to see the open bush and awesome game.   Big 5 Safari for a Full Day:  R3210 pp
  1.  A full day exploring the winelands and tasting some world class wines.   Taste the Winelands:  R1150pp
  1.  Spend a day tasting the great wines of Constantia at the base of Table Mountain.   Full Day Constantia Wine Tour:  R6396 for 2 pax 
  1.  Get an insight into the history of South Africa and walk in Mandela’s footsteps. Because of the cruise to Robben Island you need to book early to ensure this tour. Walk to Freedom Full Day Tour:  From R1464
  1. See the city and take the cable car to the top of the iconic Table Mountain.  Cape Town City and Table Mount Half Day: R594pp                  

Boulders Beach and the African Penguins


Some Adventure ‘Get Out There’ Activities:

  1.  Fun for the whole family and you get to zip down 320mt of steel cables with 13 platforms.  Cape Canopy Tour In Elgin Valley :  R1192pp
  1.  A great day out for the family.  Beautiful scenery and flying across gorges.     Zipline Through the Ceres Mountains :  R500pp
  1.  Kayak on the open ocean and gambol with Cape Fur Seals.    Kayak with Seals at Hout Bay:  R400pp

Snorkeling with Cape Fur Seals in Hout Bay

  1.  Kayak in False Bay with penguins around Boulders Beach then head on to Cape Point.     Kayak and Cape Point Full Day Tour:  Private Tour:  R3644 pp
  1.  This one is exciting. You get to interact with wild, curious Cape Fur Seals in their environment.    Snorkel With Seals at Hout Bay:  R900pp
  1.  This one will get the adrenalin flowing – amazing experience!   Full Day Shark Cage Diving:  R2650
  1.  Sea, sea everywhere. Kayak from Simonstown in False Bay then take a cruise out of the V&A Waterfront.    Kayak and Cruise Adventure Full Day:  R1805 min. 2 pax

Shark Cage Diving 

  1.  Head up the west coast to Atlantis Sand Dunes and let the adrenalin pump as you race down the dunes.   Sandboarding and Quad Biking Full Day :  R1887 pp    
  1.  A guided cycle around the city centre with a focus on art and Cape Town’s iconic graffiti. Half Day Cycle Tour of Cities Art:  R620 pp
  1.  Quaff back some of the city’s best craft beer as you cycle to beer gardens and breweries. Half Day Beer and Bikes Tour:  R820 pp
  1.  Tour the winelands on horseback. Nature, beauty and wine!!      Full Day Horseback Wine Tour:  R2600 pp      
  2.  Tour the winelands on a bicycle. Manicured vineyards, ancient cellars and great wine!!   Cycle The Winelands of Elgin:  R700 pp
  3.  Cycle through Constantia green belt then transfer to the Cape Peninsula and enjoy a cycle safari.    Biking Adventure in Constantia and Cape of Good Hope:  R1596 min 2 pax
  1.  A culture day in Lagugu. Try traditional beer and barbeque [braai] – chat to locals.    Full Day Tour Lagugu Township:  R890 pp

A Day of Cycling Through the Winelands with Stops for Wine Tasting

Cape Town is just a perfect holiday destination!!  It has some of the worlds most beautiful, if freezing beaches, hikes that will challenge the best or please the casual hiker, view points that will take your breath away, historic winelands, world class restaurants and a sea rich in marine life.  These are just a few ideas that you can explore.

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