Top 5 Day Tours in Cape Town
No visit to Cape Town is complete without an experience of certain day excursions. We compiled a list of our favorite day tours in Cape Town as well as tips for locals who want to explore the city like a tourist.
Full-Day Robben Island & City Tour including Table Mountain
The full-Day Robben Island & City Tour includes all the `must-sees` of any day tour in Cape Town, this option is a geographical and cultural extravaganza, showing guests Cape Town, from its historical beginnings to its dark days of apartheid and the present-day spirit of triumph and hope in a democratic South Africa. This tour ends of by visiting the iconic Table Mountain which is part of the 7 Wonders of Nature.
Full-Day Cape Point & Peninsula Tour
This awe-inspiring Full-Day Cape Point & Peninsula Tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point encompasses magnificent beaches, breath-taking views, and picturesque coastal villages. The Cape Peninsula is one of the world’s most scenic areas and stretches from the City center to Cape Point.
This day tours in Cape Town is perfect for the whole family and is a MUST-DO tour while in Cape Town. The scenic drive is amazing and allows one to stop along Chapmans Peak Drive to take breath-taking images of the views. The hike up to the lighthouse at Cape Point is a bit strenuous but for those who are not up for it, there is a tram that takes visitors up to the lighthouse called the “Flying Dutchman Funicular”. The stop by Boulders Beach is perfect for the little ones as they get excited to see these cute penguins.
Full-Day Cape Winelands Tour
This delightful drive winds its way to the heart of the Cape Winelands, through superb mountain ranges, vineyards, and Cape Dutch homesteads. Home to some award-winning estates as well as internationally recognised distilleries and breweries, one is spoilt of choices when visiting the Cape Winelands. The experiences can vary from wine to gin, beer or whiskey tasting, picnics, hiking and much more! This day tour in Cape Town is full of magnificent history and wines, and should be on the top of your bucket list.
Full-Day Shark Cage Diving
This day tours in Cape Town offers the most exhilarating underwater experience of a lifetime. Whether viewing from the deck or up close and personal, this is an unforgettable experience! The tour starts off with an hour transfer to the Great White House in Kleinbaai which is the meeting point.
On arrival, guests are served breakfast as their wetsuit sizes are registered and they receive a pre-trip safety briefing about what to expect during the trip as well as a biological background on great white sharks. After the required briefing, stroll down to the harbor to board the vessel and expect an experience that’s definitely not for the faint hearted.
- Take off from the V&A Waterfront on this day tour flight in Cape Town
- Offers you breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean with possible sightings of whales (seasonal) and dolphins
- Flight highlights include bird’s-eye view of the Green Point Stadium built for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, Robben Island, Table Mountain, Cape Town City Bowl as well as the Twelve Apostles Mountain range