PENINSULA - SCHEDULED FULL DAY
Tour Code: ST01
√ Travel through famous coastal suburbs of the Cape and traverse one of the world's most spectacular passes - Chapman's Peak.
√ Visit the Cape Fur Seal colony on Duiker Island (optional and weather permitting) or explore Hout Bay's working harbour.
√ Spot wildlife in the Table Mountain National Park, and explore the rocky coastline, the Cape fynbos vegetation and the south-westernmost point of Africa - Cape Point - and its lighthouse.
√ Visit the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach.
√ Stroll through Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, home to one of the largest collections of indigenous plants in the world.
Depart the city along the Atlantic seaboard to the fishing village of Hout Bay, where, as an optional extra, you board a boat to view the Cape Fur Seal colony on Duiker Island (weather permitting). Alternatively explore the working harbour and visit the fish markets and local shops. Return to dry land and navigate the 114 curves of 600m high Chapman's Peak Drive, one of the world's most spectacular passes, past the Cape's longest beach at Noordhoek and the coastal hamlets of Kommetjie and Scarborough. Look out for Southern Right Whales just offshore from June to November!
Enter the Cape of Good Hope section of the Table Mountain National Park. Climb (or ride the world's first environmentally friendly funicular) to the famous Cape Point Lighthouse to capture the magical vistas of False Bay, and south westernmost point of Africa: breath-taking Cape Point.
Head along the False Bay coast to Boulders Beach for a close-up encounter with a colony of African Penguins, and then head home through the naval village of Simonstown and over Boyes Drive. The last stop of the day is Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, for a walk through one of the largest collections of indigenous plants in the world.
NB. A lunch stop will be made en route although this is not included in the cost. The cruise to Seal Island, funicular ride at Cape Point and entrance to Boulders Beach are optional extras. We reserve the right to subcontract scheduled tours