Cape of Good Hope and Penguins Full-Day Tour From Cape Town

This tour is the perfect way to explore the beauty of the Cape Peninsula as well as local wildlife. Travel around in a small-group tour—an intimate alternative to crowded bus tours. Along the way, see the colorful buildings of Bo-Kaap, and admire the natural beauty of the Cape of Good Hope. The tour also visits the pretty towns of Hout Bay and Kalk Bay, as well as the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach.

  • Start the tour with ease as Cape Town pickup is included
  • See lots of top sights in a day, such as Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
  • Visit a variety of photogenic spots such as the Bo-Kaap neighborhood
  • A small-group tour means a more personalized experience
What's Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • All entrance fees into national parks and boat trip to seal island
  • Parking Fees
Start time - 08:00 AM

Pickup details
  • Pick ups are done at a door to door service
  • All you need to do is provide us with your location
What To Expect


Shortly after the commencement of the tour, before we leave the city for the coast. We will have the opportunity to make a quick stop in the historic Bokaap to see the brightly colored houses and discover her long history. Your guide will walk you around as you take photos and learn about the history of this neighborhood. 25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bantry Bay (Pass By)

Nestled at the foothills of the Lion's head mountain is an affluent suburb called Bantry bay. Very well known for its wind free status, Bantry bay has over 250 days of no wind a year which is a great deal in Cape town considering the mother city's windy climate.

Clifton (Pass By)

Tucked high up on the mountain side is another opulent neighborhood called Clifton. Besides the expensive real estate, Clifton is also well known for having some of the best beaches near Cape town. The four Clifton beaches that are naturally divided into 4 by granite boulders.

Camp's Bay Beach

See the beautiful Beverly hills of Cape Town called Camps bay. Stop briefly to take photos and enjoy the views of the twelve apostles. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hout Bay

15 minutes from Camps bay is Hout bay. A town that is surrounded by the mountains and the cold Atlantic. All the roads that leads traffic here goes over mountain passes. Do not be regretting leaving your passports behind when a "Welcome to The republic of Hout bay" sign appears! 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Duiker Island

Our journey will have an hour lay over at Hout bay harbor whereby you may hop on a boat and embark on a 40 minute scenic journey to an Island inhabited by more than 5 thousand cape fur seals. You will see the seals from the boat and if you may not be keen to take the boat trip you may spend some time exploring the craft market or even take a 10 minute walk to Hout bay Beach. Please note that this optional extra may add another hour onto the tour. 1 hour • Admission Ticket Not Included.

Chapman's Peak Drive

As we leave Hout bay, we will drive onto the world famous Chapman's peak drive. A mountain side road locally known as Chapies. An engineering masterpiece! The Chapman's peak drive meanders for 9km along the giant Chapman's peak mountains that seems to drop into the ocean like an avalanche. You will also have an opportunity to stop for photos and enjoy the views of the Atlantic ocean, the cliffs and the white sandy beaches. 20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Noordhoek Farm Village (Pass By)

At the Southern end of the Chapman's peak drive is a Noordhoek farm village. The whitewashed and thatched buildings operate as shops trading as raw juice shops, coffee shops, bakery, restaurants hand made crafts shop and clothing stores. A short stop to indulge in some of these will be offered to you.

Cape Point Ostrich Farm

A mere 200m before the Cape point nature reserve is an Ostrich farm where guest will have an opportunity to stop by along the road and take pictures of Africa's largest bird. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cape Point Nature Reserve

Cape point nature reserve is home to the most south western corner of Africa (Cape of good hope). Rich fauna and flora makes this place a biodiversity hotspot. You will be able to enjoy the views while in the comfort of the vehicle or even by foot. 2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Cape of Good Hope

Famed the corner of Africa. Where the Cold Atlantic and the Indian oceans shares common grounds. The Cape of good hope is however only the most south westerly point of Africa. Hiking trails to the summit of the Cape makes for great activity and sightseeing. The Cape of good hope sign is also another big attraction. Possible different hiking trails will be offered to you from here by your guide. 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free.

Old Cape Point Lighthouse

Walk or take a funicular (at own cost) up to South Africa's 3rd oldest lighthouse for a 360 degree view of the national park. The old lighthouse was launched in 1860 only to be decommssioned 40 years and dozens of shipwrecks too late after studies proved that its high altitude posed a great danger to sailors around the cape as they couldn't be able to see it in cloudy weather conditions. A new lighthouse was since built at a much lower altitude. 40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Simon's Town

Another quiet and wealthy town on the false bay coastline. Victorian built Simon's town is home to some of the freshest seafood restaurants and where you will have a chance to stop for an hour and grab lunch. 1 hour • Admission Ticket Free

Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

Boulders beach penguin colony is home to thousands of the endangered tuxedo swimmers, the African penguin! Here you will walk on the beach and take close up photos of one of our flightless birds. Your guide will also provide you with information about the penguin's current affairs. 1 hour • Admission Ticket Not Included

Muizenberg Beach (Pass By)

Muizenberg beach is also known as "The surfers corner". Brightly colored changing huts on the beach makes for a great photoshoot. Provided that we have time and the traffic flow is reasonable, you will be able to have your last stop before the engines steers north for Cape town to finish off a great sightseeing day.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy
  • You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather.
  • If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
  • If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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