The 9 Best Day Tours On South AfricaS Cape Peninsula

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Surfing in Muizenberg © Escape ExploreAfter a busy day outdoors, you’ll sample craft beer and native gin at Muizenberg, surrounded by surfers and attention-grabbing locals–and soaking up the atmospheric vibe. In the afternoon, you’ll head to the Cape Peninsula, the place you possibly can admire panoramic vistas from the Cape Point Lighthouse, reached by the funicular. Hiking alongside the paths, keep a look out for indigenous flora and fauna, and explore some of the rock pools, shipwreck beaches, and sheltered coves of this historic region. Continue to the oak-lined village lanes of Noordhoek, with its glorious mountain backdrop and thriving hub of shops and eating places, settled round a village green. Horseback riding in Noordhoek © Lara Ray, Extraordinary JourneysToday you’ll street-trip alongside the Atlantic Seaboard with salty breezes and gorgeous views all the best way.
With loads of area, mountaineering trails, and a wealth of plants and birds, this time outdoor is good for all ages. Next up is Simon’s Town, where you’ll encounter rogue penguins on a secret seaside only accessible to the locals. Snorkel and stand-up paddleboard in rock pools to get a singular perspective of the penguins . The return journey weaves again to Cape Town by way of Noordhoek Farm Village, a meals artisan hub of the Peninsula.
You’ll head homeward on the Atlantic Seaboard, past the seashores of Noordhoek and over 600m excessive Chapman’s Peak. Traveling abroad Drive through the fishing village of Hout Bay and past Llandudno and Bakoven , the towering Twelve Apostles, and on through Camps Bay and Bantry Bay. Depart Cape Town for Simon’s Town Harbour where you’ll board a 32-foot catamaran. Your two-hour journey not solely takes within the great sights of the Cape from the ocean however provides you the chance of seeing magnificent creatures of the sea. For an much more specialised tour to suit your distinctive pursuits, try the five spectacular touring options beneath.
Travel to Milnerton area and photograph Table Mountain from across Table Bay . It presents an ideal alternative for the keen photographer to refine his or her abilities earlier than a safari. Before persevering with your journey, get pleasure from lunch at a seaside restaurant . Travel to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, one of two world-renowned landmarks inside Table Mountain National Park . Embark on a sea kayaking expertise from the Simon’s Beach Waterfront.
A nautical theme runs by way of the resort and a spa-pool is on the market for friends to relax within the warm Cape weather. Your Guide will meet you within the Arrivals Hall, holding a board with your names on it, and he will transfer you to the City Lodge Victoria and Alfred, approximately 20 minutes' drive away. Hout Bay, Chapman’s Peak , Cape Point Nature Reserve by way of Scarborough, Cape Point. Return to Cape Town via Simon’s Town, Penguins (optionally available, for own account & time allowing), Fish Hoek and Muizenberg. Travel by cable car to prime of Table Mountain (excludes cableway ticket charge & climate allowing) then descend and pass through Malay Quarter, metropolis centre and Company Gardens.
Paddle past the civilian and Naval Harbour and out to Boulders Beach. The helicopter touches down on the False Bay coast, on the east side of the Peninsula, where your information awaits you. From there you’ll go to a colony of charismatic African penguins at Boulders Beach. Sir Francis Drake described the area as “the fairest cape in all the circumference of the earth,” and from your vantage level, it’s unimaginable to disagree.