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“Wonderful Tours!”

Discovery Tours - Day Tours
Houston, Texas
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
“Wonderful Tours!”
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We were in Cape Town for several days and in Franschhoek. From the moment Yaseen picked us up at the airport, we knew we were in good hands. As this was our second trip to South Africa, Yaseen found activities for us to do that we didn't do on our last trip. He was also very knowledgable in directing us to great local shops for items we were interested in (i.e. maps, antiques, etc.). In Constantia and Franschhoek, Yaseen took us to amazing wineries with stunning views. We will contact Discovery Tours again on our next trip back to Cape Town.

Visited April 2014
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“Perfect!”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We spent a day with Yaseen over the Easter holidays. I am still not sure how he kept 2 adults and four children aged from 9 to 16 interested in so much all day long! We did a tour of the Cape with him and he took us to many points of special interest. Although I had definate ideas of what I wanted to see, we certainly saw much more and had a better day than we would have had if we had hired a car. I would highly recommend Discovery as they can clearly deliver a tour to suit every group. Thanks Yaseen!

Visited April 2014
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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“Special day on the Cape Peninsula tour”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We had a very enjoyable tour of the Cape Peninsula - Yaseem our driver/ guide made the day very special and fun for our whole family. We had a mixed aged group with youngsters and not so yougsters and Yaseem tailored the day for us. From the amazing scenary from Signal Hill and Cape Point to the wonderful wildlife (penguins, cape Zebra, ostrich, baboon, antelopes and more) we had an amazing day that will be remembered for a very long time. Many thanks Yaseem!

Visited April 2014
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Keene, New Hampshire
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“The way to go in Cape Town!”
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We were in Cape Town for the Two Oceans half marathon and fortunately checked out Trip Advisor to find the stellar reviews of Discovery Tours. Tania took us to the wine area on Monday and Yaseen to Cape Point on Wednesday. Both tours were fabulous and Tania and Yaseen were both so accommodating and really helped us understand the history and back stories of the area. Talk about diamonds of South Africa--these two are the real deal! On Monday we were looking for a bottle of kosher wine to take to a seder and Tania went out of her way to investigate this and find a place that would still be open later in the afternoon. Yaseen has such an eye for wildlife--we saw much more than we expected on our tour to the Cape. They both clearly have a passion for what they do. Highly recommended.

Visited April 2014
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San Jose, California
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“Wonderful day tour of Cape Peninsula”
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Like many others, we found Discovery Tours on Tripadvisor.com. We enjoy traveling and we always look to tripadvisor for ratings and reviews and Discovery Tours is consistently rated very high.

We’re lucky to have Tania as our guide although based on all the reviews, the other team members are equally commendable and highly rated.

The best thing about your own private tour is that you make your own schedule. Tania was very flexible with us. We’d made dinner reservation at La Colombe at 7pm and she suggested that we could delay the start of the tour for an hour so we wouldn’t have to wait around for the restaurant to open.

On the day of the tour, Tania picked us up at the hotel and during our conversation, we told her we were not able to make it to Table Mountain the previous day due to weather closure. So she said she would make a detour to Table Mountain so that we could at least get some pictures taken. Traffic was bad and even though we didn’t make it all the way up to the top of the mountain, we were able to get some magnificent vista at the cable car station and certainly, pictures for our memory book. A great start.

We visited all the places covering Simons Town, Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope, Hout Bay, Camps Bay, Clifton, etc. We saw baboons, ostriches and visited a penguin colony at Boulders. It was a full day. We also requested Tania to make a lunch reservation at Two Oceans Restaurant at Cape Point. The restaurant was very busy but the food was served quickly. If you go, the Hake and Chips is to die for, also Tania’s favorite. We also had the Signature Seafood Platter which is equally delicious. We still cannot stop talking about how delicious the meals were.

We also want to make sure we mention about how attentive Tania was. We causally mentioned we were interested in those wire-bead animals that were very popular in S. Africa. And while we’re visiting the penguin colony, Tania took the initiative to pick up 3 wire-bead animals for us from a street vendor who did excellent craft work. It was such a sweet gesture as the street vendor was gone when we finished at the penguin colony. In fact, she even tracked down the street vendor when we said we wanted to see the rest of his collections. Those wire-bead animals are the favorites of my daughters and grandkids. Now we wish we had gotten more.

At the end of our tour, Tania made an extra stop to visit the Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate before dropping us off at La Colombe for our sumptuous 5-course tasting menu dinner. She did it because she wanted to make sure we’re not too early for our dinner reservation. How is that for exceptional customer service!!

So yes, we cannot ask for a better tour company or tour guide. Tania is remarkable and she made it a very special day for us.

Visited March 2014
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