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Cape Point and Boulder's Beach Penguins Tour: Including Park fee provided by City Sightseeing

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Cape Point and Boulder's Beach Penguins Tour: Including Park fee

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Once famed as Africa’s southernmost point, the Cape of Good Hope remains an icon for sailors and a spiritual place. Hike here from Cape Point, where legend states two oceans meet, on this convenient guided day trip by coach. On the way, stop at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony (ticket own expense) to see African penguins and hear the distinctive call which gave them the name “jackass penguins”.
  • You’ll have 3 starting options
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  • 1
    Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Cape Point Nature Reserve
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Cape of Good Hope
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
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  • Visit Cape Point, the Cape of Good Hope, and Boulders Beach with a guide
  • See African penguins waddling, diving, and playing at Boulders Beach
  • Take photos at the Cape of Good Hope sign, Africa’s most southwestern point
  • Travel to and from Cape Town in a reclining seat with onboard Wi-Fi
Important Information
Departure Point
Aquarium 1, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa The Bay Hotel, 69 Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa 81 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transportation in a modern, double deck, air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Comfortable reclining seat with ample leg room, big vista windows and free wifi
  • Guided by a local English speaking South African expert tour guide
  • Spend at least 1 hour at the Boulders beach penguin Colony
  • Spend at least 2 hours at Cape Point to enjoy the view, grab some lunch and enjoy this icon
  • Join our guide on a hike from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope (medium fitness & walking shoes required)
  • Get your picture taken at the famous Cape of Good Hope sign
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Cost of Lunch (Restaurant or Take Away available)
  • Boulders Beach Admission ticket
  • Funicular cablecar ticket at Cape Point (if required)
  • Entry/Admission - Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Includes the Cape Point Park fee
  • Air conditioned luxury coach
  • English Live Commentary
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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keith f wrote a review 16 Oct
10 contributions
Excellent day out you must go up stairs on the bus for the best views left hand is the best side to be on .the guide that leeds the trip is very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. the only thing i was disappointed with we did not have long enough at the Boulder's Beach Penguins
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Date of experience: February 2020
Alex K wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
Indeed one of the best way to spend the day in cape town. Me and my girlfriend enjoyed this a lot. Charles and company was nothing but perfect. Highly recomended! -Alex & Disa
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Date of experience: March 2020
Akua A wrote a review Mar 2020
12 contributions1 helpful vote
Overall, Recommended: Covid19 made it tough to take personal tours but luckily the city sightseeing bus was still operating. Certainly book in advance if you can. It seems they were taking the proper precautions to stay clean by providing hand sanitizer throughout the trip.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Fearless802034 wrote a review Mar 2020
25 contributions
We had a fabulous time with Keith and Justin our guides. We loved Keith's dad jokes throughout the the bus journey. Some of the positive highlights: 1. Good buses, air conditioned and good seats 2. Selling prepaid boulder beach tickets on the bus for cost price was a great
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LindaLds wrote a review Mar 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom28 contributions3 helpful votes
I’d really recommend this trip. We had a luxurious coach, and friendly, safe driver. Our guide, Keith really made this trip for us, he was so friendly, warm and knowledgable. His commentary introduced us to the unique plants, trees, weather, geology, history and wildlife of the
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Great way to see Cape Town
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Absolutely fabulous
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Blue Route Red Bus Tour - great experience!
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I'm not normally a fan of hop on hop off bus tours but...
...this one is a perfect way to see Cape Town. We started at the waterfront on New Years Day, this was a good job
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The way to do it
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friendly drivers
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Excellent tour
Really enjoyed our one day tour. Excellent commentary through headphones and a very frequent service which allowed
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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