Cape Town has some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world; this tour will venture around the coastlines, stopping off at must-see sites along the way.
This tour will depart from the city and journey around the Atlantic Seaboard, through Hout Bay, towards Cape Point Nature Reserve via Chapman’s Peak. The second half of the tour will stop off at Boulders Beach and then proceed to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens before heading back to town.
Enroute to Hout Bay, guests will drive along the Clifton and Camps Bay coasts. On your right, beautiful, picturesque houses and on the other side some of the most breath-taking properties in Cape Town.
Hout Bay was originally a small fishing village, guests will visit the harbour and enjoy the seaside views with some local fish and chips. Hout Bay has attractions for everyone of all ages – The World of Birds, a township tour of Imizamo Yethu, boat ride to Seal Island, arts and crafts at The Bay Market, many of the seaside restaurants.
The Tour will drive along Chapman’s Peak, one of the most spectacular marine drives worldwide. This 9km route winds around to Noordhoek along a rocky coastline. This drive is a photo opportunity every metre of the way and has spots where guests can stop for photo’s and an opportunity to soak in the scenery.
Cape Point is a World Heritage Site, a must-see destination covered in endemic fynbos and home to breath-taking views, beautiful beaches, and picturesque landscapes. There is a restaurant at Cape Point, and an option of either walking or taking the funicular to the old Lighthouse.
After a morning of driving and seeing plenty of flora, the tour will start making its’ way back around the other side of the peninsula to Boulders Beach where guests can expect to see the colony of Jackass penguins and even take a dip with some.
The last stop for the day is Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens; a beautiful garden showcasing the Cape’s rich flora. The unique and beautiful natural vegetation found all over the Western Cape is on showcase here. The Tearoom is available for refreshments before or after you have taken a walk through the garden to the Boomslang Walk – a 12-metre-high tree canopy bridge.