Cape Town is recognized as one of the earth's most beautiful places. Offering breathtaking sights and plenty of activities, it has friendly locals, a gentle climate and rich cultural heritage.
Visit Table Mountain, Robben Island (Mandela prison), Cape Point, and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, to name a few! You'll enjoy being with a private local guide who knows the best-kept secrets of the city behind the must-see sights, making your trip more lively!
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by your driver-guide. Start your Private Cape Town City Tour! Ascend Table Mountain for unforgettable sweeping views (weather permitting). Visit Signal Hill, a prominent landmark in Cape Town offering spectacular views across Table Bay harbour and the city.
Return to the city and pass through the Malay Quarter. Stop at the Castle of Good Hope for a guided tour (Not available on Sundays). Built as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and the Company Gardens. Travel to Sea Point and Camp’s Bay for scenic ocean vistas. Visit the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.
Day 2Cape PeninsulaTravel at a pace that allows you to explore the beauty of the Cape Peninsula. Depart for the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve along one of South Africa’s most scenic routes, passing Hout Bay. Enjoy a cruise to Seal Island, to view seals and sea birds at Duiker Island (weather permitting). Tours depart at 08h45, 09h45, 11h00, 12h45, 14h45 or 15h45. During summer, several thousand Cape Fur Seals – along with the rare Black Cormorant – lollop leisurely among the kelp beds.Travel along Chapman's Peak Drive (conditions permitting).Enjoy a lobster lunch at a local seafood restaurant. Visit the penguin colony at Boulders Beach. Continue to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. The scenery en route to Cape Point, at the South Western tip of the reserve, is particularly lovely in spring when wildflowers carpet the landscape. The new lighthouse – the most powerful in the world – beams an electric light of 19 million candle power across the ocean. Ascend to the top of by Funicular. Visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.The newly completed Treetop Canopy Walkway gives visitors the opportunity to experience the forest from high above the ground. The galvanised steel structure meanders through trees and branches, with sections that crown above the forest.
Day 3Cape Winelands TourGet swept away by the overwhelming beauty of rolling vineyards and perfect blue sky. Start off with a visit to Paarl and the spectacular Paarl Valley. The tour continues north-west to the beautiful village of Franschhoek and then on to Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa and the historic heart of the country's wine region. Visit Boschendal Estate. Nestled in one of the most picturesque valleys in the Cape Winelands, one of South Africa's original wine farms eagerly awaits your arrival. With a winemaking tradition spanning over 300 years, Boschendal Wine Estate offers a veritable treat for wine lovers everywhere. This gracious national treasure is a familiar favourite to many and a glorious discovery for countless others. Enjoy a Wine Tasting and a Vineyard Tour.Visit Neethlingshof Estate. The Neethlingshof Estate lies in the heart of Stellenbosch, with a history dating back to 1705. The famous kilometre-long stone pine avenue leads up to the homestead, which is the central motif of the estates wine labels. Enjoy a Cellar Tour and Wine tasting. Enjoy a traditional South African buffet lunch at Neethlingshof Estate. Visit Spier Wine Estate. Situated in Stellenbosch, Spier wine farm is not your typical winelands experience. Their wine making style challenges convention, yet still respects tradition. Spier Wine Tasting.
Day 4Hermanus & Whale Watching TourHermanus is a popular resort town that has gained universal recognition, as the world’s best land-based whale watching destination. Hermanus has been a sought-after holiday destination since the early 1800’s when it was discovered by an itinerant teacher and shepherd, Hermanus Pieterse.This, he decided, was an ideal place to set up camp, and news of its idyllic setting and legendary champagne-air soon spread: the region was set to become the “Riviera of the South”. A mere 140km from the Cape Metropole, Hermanus owes its success to its scenic beauty, mild climate and range of cultural and outdoor attractions. Enjoy a whale-watching cruise in Hermanus (weather conditions permitting). Board the purpose-built catamaran for a close encounter with these gentle ocean creatures.Other marine mammals that might be encountered include dolphins, Cape Fur seals and African penguins. En-route back to Cape Town visit one of the local wine estates in the area for some wine tasting.
Day 5Private transfer to the Cape Town airport.