So I'll be on a cruise round-tripping out of CapeTown next year which include a sightseeing day and overnight in Cape Town the last day/night of the cruise. However, given how much really cool stuff there is to do in Cape Town and the surrounding area, I can't see everything I want to see in that time frame. So I'm planning to arrive a couple of days early to see the rest of the stuff I want to. But as I've made the list and divided it into days, I'm worried it's too ambitious. So I'm looking for some feedback.
As you consider your feedback please take into consideration that I am a leasurely type tourist -- not a rush-rush see everything in a day type tourist. For example I've been to Europe several times and enjoy using the Rick Steves tour books -- however, I almost always take a suggested day and turn it in to two days and then I'm happy with the pace. Also the cruise ship docks at noon for the third days of touring -- so I really don't know if that's doable.
Day 1 – Cape Tour
o Ride Funicular to top of Cape Point and see lighthouse
o Drive the Gifkommetjie Circular Drive
o Visit Tidal pools at Bordjiesdrift
o Visit Cape Hope Ostrich Farm
o Visit African Penguin colony at Foxy Beach or Boulders Beach
o See Simon’s Town and Walk Historic Mile
o Visit Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and Table Mountain
Day 2 – Robben Island and V&A Waterfront
o Visit Nelson Mandela Gateway museum at Ferry terminal
o Visit Robben Island
o Visit 2 Oceans Aquarium
o Visit Craft Market and Wellness Center
o Visit the Cape Town Diamond Museum
Day 3 (starting at noon) - Cape Town City Center Sights
o Visit the Company’s Garden including Iziko Salve Lodge, St George’s Cathedral, Rose Garden and South African National Gallery (?), South African Jewish Museum
o Visit District Six Museum
o Visit Castle of Good Hope
o Visit Gold of Africa Museum
o Visit Bo-Kaap Museum and the Malay Quarter
o Visit Michaelis Collection www.iziko.org.za
o Visit Greenmarket Square Craft market
So do able in three days -- or should I plan for 4? And if 4 how should I split it up.
Thanks so much for taking the time to review and provide input.