Private Cape Peninsula and Wine Tour
- Cape Point, South Africa
Experience a personalized and serene day amidst breathtaking landscapes, rich history, diverse wildlife, and delightful wine – a day destined for lasting memories. Embark on a renowned tour guiding you to the southernmost tip of Africa, where the cold Benguela current meets the warmer Agulus current, creating a captivating natural spectacle. Cape Point Reserve, home to various animals and birds, offers the chance for a memorable encounter with the famed chacma baboons. The journey commences with a scenic drive along the world-famous beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, tracing the Twelve Apostles mountain range to the charming fishing village of Hout Bay. En route, marvel at the stunning Chapman’s Peak drive, a 9km route etched into the mountainside, unveiling breathtaking vistas as it meanders along the rocky coastline. Descending into Noordhoek, witness the beauty of Longbeach, where horses gracefully gallop along the 8km stretch. Continuing the adventure, pass through Kommetjie and Scarborough’s fishing villages, reaching Cape Point Nature Reserve. Here, enjoy leisure time, perhaps opting for a funicular ride to the lighthouse perched 248 meters above sea level. Capture the moment at the iconic Cape of Good Hope sign, marking your position on the African continent. The return journey leads to the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach, followed by a scenic drive through the naval town of Simonstown and the picturesque fishing village of Kalk Bay. Indulge in a delectable lunch at the Harbour House Restaurant, perched on the ocean’s edge, offering breathtaking views. After lunch, travel along Boyes Drive, offering panoramic views over False Bay. Transition from the coastline at Muizenberg and venture inland to the Constantia Wine region. Explore the oldest Vineyard in South Africa, Groot Constantia (circa 1685), stroll through its gardens, and admire the Cape Dutch-style Manor House. Conclude your day with a wine tasting experience in their cellar. Following some free time, journey back to Cape Town, arriving around 5.30 pm, cherishing the memories of a day filled with natural wonders, wildlife encounters, and exquisite wines.
Morning Private Cape Peninsula and Wine Tour
Begin your day with a prompt departure from Cape Town, accompanied by knowledgeable guides who will provide an overview of the day’s exciting adventures. Explore the world-famous beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, marveling at the pristine sands and crystal-clear waters, capturing the essence of Cape Town’s coastal beauty. Embark on a scenic drive along Chapman’s Peak Drive, a breathtaking route with 114 curves, offering panoramic views of the rocky coastline and the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the charming fishing village of Hout Bay, once a hunting ground for elephants and leopards. Proceed to Noordhoek and witness the beauty of Longbeach, a picturesque stretch where horses often gallop along the shoreline. Arrive at Cape Point Nature Reserve, home to diverse wildlife and iconic natural landmarks. Enjoy leisure time, perhaps opting for a funicular ride to the lighthouse perched 248 meters above sea level.
Afternoon Private Cape Peninsula and Wine Tour
Indulge in a delightful lunch at the Harbor House Restaurant in Kalk Bay, relishing fresh seafood and local cuisine while overlooking the ocean. Take your time to savor the flavors and enjoy the scenic surroundings. Visit the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach, observing these charming creatures in their natural habitat, offering an up-close experience with one of Africa’s most beloved species. Explore the naval town of Simonstown, known for its maritime history, before continuing to the quaint fishing village of Kalk Bay. Immerse yourself in the local culture and browse through unique shops and art galleries.
Evening Private Cape Peninsula and Wine Tour
Venture to Groot Constantia, the oldest Vineyard in South Africa, established in 1685. Stroll through the gardens, admire the Cape Dutch-style Manor House, and participate in a wine tasting session in the historic cellar. Bid farewell to the picturesque Constantia Wine region and embark on your journey back to Cape Town, concluding a day filled with unforgettable experiences, scenic wonders, wildlife encounters, and delightful cuisine. Note: Timings are approximate and may vary based on the pace of the tour and traffic conditions. Itinerary details, including vineyards and activities, are subject to change based on availability and weather conditions. Participants will be kept informed of any adjustments during the tour.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there restroom facilities available throughout the tour?
Yes, there are restroom facilities strategically located along the tour route, ensuring convenience for all participants. Your tour guides will inform you about restroom stops, allowing you to plan your breaks accordingly.
Is the tour suitable for children and elderly individuals?
Yes, the tour is designed to be family-friendly and suitable for participants of all ages, including children and elderly individuals. The itinerary is carefully planned to provide comfortable transportation and easy accessibility to the attractions. However, please let us know in advance if anyone in your party requires special assistance, and we will do our best to accommodate their needs.
Are there opportunities for souvenir shopping during the tour?
Yes, there are several opportunities for souvenir shopping during the tour. You can explore the quaint fishing villages of Kalk Bay and Simonstown, where you’ll find unique shops, art galleries, and local crafts. Additionally, Groot Constantia Vineyard often has a gift shop where you can purchase wine-related souvenirs and mementos to remember your visit.
Are there minimum numbers required for this tour to go ahead?
Minimum numbers of 2 required for tour to go ahead.