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Hop-On Hop-Off Cape Town Canal Cruise provided by City Sightseeing

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Hop-On Hop-Off Cape Town Canal Cruise

Hop-On Hop-Off Cape Town Canal Cruise
4.5
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
30m
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    30m
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Arabic, German, Chinese, Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, Japanese, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Dutch, Spanish
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Arabic, German, Chinese, Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, Japanese, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Dutch, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Call the number below and use the product code: 58181P9
Important information
Inclusions
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Hop-on hop-off canal cruise
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Any attraction fees
Duration
30m
Departure details
  • Location Name: The V&A Waterfront, City Lodge Hotel, V&A, Harbour Bridge Hotel, Westin Hotel, or Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) Directions: • The V&A Waterfront - next to the Two Oceans Aquarium, also City Sightseeing HOHO bus stop No 1 • City Lodge Hotel, V&A  • Harbour Bridge Hotel, Cape Town • Westin Hotel, Cape Town • Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC), also City Sightseeing HOHO bus stop No 3
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Cruises are operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Inclusions
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Hop-on hop-off canal cruise
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Any attraction fees
Departure details
  • Location Name: The V&A Waterfront, City Lodge Hotel, V&A, Harbour Bridge Hotel, Westin Hotel, or Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) Directions: • The V&A Waterfront - next to the Two Oceans Aquarium, also City Sightseeing HOHO bus stop No 1 • City Lodge Hotel, V&A  • Harbour Bridge Hotel, Cape Town • Westin Hotel, Cape Town • Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC), also City Sightseeing HOHO bus stop No 3
Duration
30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Cruises are operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.
Popular mentions

4.5
32 reviews
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NurieSam
Cape Town, South Africa2 contributions
Dec 2019
My family of 5 (with 3 kids under 12) used the canal cruise from the CTICC last weekend and it was smooth sailing all the way! Amazing sights and sounds. Staff made sure the kids were immediately strapped into their vests.
The one part I was abit dissapointed in was the queues, as we understand it is a busy time of the year, there was another boat standing outside the One and Only hotel, yet only one boat was used. There was a long queue awaiting to board the boat and we were not able to take that boat due to it being full so we had to wait for an hour on the harbour for the next one while the other boat sat stagnant. When I asked a staff member she just said it is not working and walked off. How come another boar could not be used when its peak season in the summer?
Written 7 January 2020
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Vanessa F
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
Jan 2022
An amazing experience! Highly recommended. The staff were amazing and friendly. We actually did the breakfast canal cruise. The Canal Cafe was fantastic to accommodate our group of 12. The manager attended to us personally. A very smooth process being part of the canal cruise. The lady captaining the boat even went back to empty a boat to accommodate our big group and another group who wanted to travel back together.
Written 14 January 2022
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NJ-Eric
NJ440 contributions
Feb 2020
The hop on hop off buses running between the water front and town central basically travel east to west, so it is a boon that the same company also provides the "cruise" which goes in both directions. I saw it as a "hop on hop off" water bus. The boat was quick, efficient and low key. It is not a sightseeing highlight so much as a useful convenience. Thanks for operating this feature!
Written 22 March 2020
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cbrink
Cape Town, South Africa4 contributions
Jun 2021
On a beautiful day the family enjoyed this canal cruise. Enjoyed seeing the buildings from a different perspective. We booked one of the combo deals which included a very tasty burger at Harbour Bridge Hotel. Highly recommended and excellent value.
Written 21 June 2021
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Radford B
3 contributions
Jan 2022
Only found out about this activity a few weeks prior. What a nice way to spend a few hours on a Sunday morning. We took the option that included breakfast at the Harbour Bridge hotel. Lovely setting overlooking the canal. Hopped back on the boat and off at the Battery Park to do some roller-skating at Rollercade. Then hopped back on boat to drop off where we started. Friendly staff. Highly recommended.
Written 4 February 2022
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zaTraveller43
Cape Town Central, South Africa5 contributions
Mar 2021
I enjoyed the relaxing cruise in the Waterfront Canal from the V&A Waterfront and the CTICC. Didn't use this as a hop-on, hop-off cruise, only as a bit of a sightseeing activity, since I've never been able to see the residential area of the V&A Waterfront.

The commentary wasn't great, a few small tidbits of info here and there, but overall enjoyed it. Worth the discounted price in March 2021.
Written 30 March 2021
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Jasmin
Colne, UK1,087 contributions
A nice gentle way to travel to the Waterfront. We loved it and thought the commentary was fine. Passed some beautiful mega expensive properties on the way.
Written 17 February 2019
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MonikaV1
Brackenfell, South Africa58 contributions
Trip last 15 min (one way) and cost R50. Depart in front of the One and Only hotel. We enjoy the trip a lot, beautiful views and photo opportunities.
Written 3 November 2018
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zkrige
Somerset West, South Africa23 contributions
Such a lovely way to see the waterfront. Staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Will definitely do it again. Kids loved it
Written 23 September 2018
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Jdewitt7108
Milnerton, South Africa87 contributions
Great way to explore the city. So many routes to do one day is not enough. Very informative info along the way. The kiddies channel very funny.

We will be doing it again this December our kids are already asking when are going again. We never do two years in a row the same thing but this was so nice guess we are going to break that rule.
Written 25 October 2018
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