The Cape Peninsula in Cape Town is a dramatic and iconic natural landmark. Extending from Table Mountain to the southernmost tip of Cape Town, it is part of the Table Mountain National Park known for its remarkable biodiversity. The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve within the peninsula protects various animal species, including antelope and the rare Cape mountain zebra, as well as a multitude of marine birds. Cape Point, often mistaken as the southernmost tip of Africa, features national heritage monuments dedicated to renowned explorers Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias.
Book an overnight safari to the Kruger National Park with The Kruger Safari Co and get a 20% discount on this tour. Start your adventure with a Cape Peninsula day tour, beginning in Cape Town City Bowl. Journey through the Atlantic Seaboard suburbs, passing Green Point, Sea Point, Clifton, and Camps Bay, while soaking in the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and Twelve Apostle mountains.
Continue to Hout Bay, where you can choose to embark on a boat cruise to Seal Island or explore the charming mariner wharf. Drive along the scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive to reach Noordhoek, a delightful coastal town. From there, venture to the awe-inspiring Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point.
At the reserve, make your way to the iconic Cape Point Lighthouse. Take a leisurely stroll or opt for the funicular railway to the top, where you’ll be treated to sweeping views and the opportunity to spot whales and dolphins in the bay.
In Simons Town, a historic naval town overlooking False Bay, immerse yourself in the famous penguin colony at Boulders Beach or meander through the town’s main street, exploring its shops and museums. Indulge in a delightful meal and refreshing drinks at Simons Town Mariner Wharf.
After lunch, follow the picturesque False Bay coastal route back to Cape Town. Pass through Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay, St James, and Muizenberg, where you can browse unique bookstores, vintage clothing shops, and surf shops. Pause to admire the skillful surfers in Muizenberg, keep an eye out for whales during their season, and capture the vibrant Victorian-era beach huts on camera.
Conclude your memorable tour with a drop-off at your hotel or guest house, scheduled between 17:30 and 18:00.