Cape Point Tour from Cape Town

Enjoy a scenic drive of the Cape Peninsula taking you all the way to the most South Western tip of Africa, the mythical meeting place of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, known as Cape Point. This interactive tour takes you along the beautiful Atlantic sea-board, rugged coastlines such as the Twelve Apostles and other natural landmarks.

These include a drive along Chapman's Peak, one of the most scenic drives in the world, a drive past the popular South African beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton. Ostrich viewing and an optional visit to the famous penguin colony at Boulder's Beach, not to mention incredible views as your journey takes you past the charming fishing villages of Simon's Town, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg. A stop at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, a famous botanical garden nestled at the eastern foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town, is a bonus for plant lovers.

Cape Point is located about 1.2km east of Cape of Good Hope and is the most South Westerly corner of the African continent and the mythical meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
The interactive Cape Peninsula tour takes you along the Atlantic Seaboard feasting your eyes on rugged coastlines and other untainted geographic landmarks such as the Twelve apostles and the magnificent slopes of Lion's head. The Atlantic Seaboard also known as Cape Town’s ‘Riviera’, stretches from the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront on the north shore of Table Mountain all the way down the west side of the Cape Peninsula to Hout Bay.

The tour takes you through the residential suburb of Clifton with four bikini beaches ideal for sun bathing and home to some of the most expensive real estate in South Africa. The tour proceeds to Camps Bay where you will have a photo stop of the Twelve Apostle mountain range. The tour continues through the town of Hout Bay with its rural atmosphere where you will visit a fishing harbor where an optional boat trip to Seal Island is offered. Thereafter the tour continues through the world famous Chapman's Peak Drive, a 9 km route with 114 curves making it one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world, with its seemingly endless twists and turns this is truly a photographers dream.

Cape of Good Hope Nature reserve is home to an entire floral kingdom and many populations of animals. Look out for ostrich and pelagic birds of which there are a large variety, view zebra, eland, and the many species of reptiles and small mammals. Chacma baboons are common here, especially at the point itself. You have the option of either walking or taking a funicular ride (own expense) to the upper lighthouse right at the tip of Cape Point where you are able to look back in awe at the beauty of the Cape peninsula and the surrounding areas.

After visiting the light house at Cape Point the tour will head onto False Bay and stop at Boulders beach to view the endangered African Penguin (entry not included). Then pass through the naval town, Simonstown, the tour will then drive through the towns of Fishhoek, Kalkbay and Muizenberg en-route to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens which are part of the Cape Floral Kingdom (declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

After a wonderful and relaxing day the tour will make its way back into Cape Town where the tour ends.

from $ 69