Cape Town Culture
On our Cape Town Culture Tour, you will experience scenery, history, wildlife, wine and food with optional extras you can add on – for example a safari
5 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN CAPE TOWN
Your English-speaking guide will meet you on arrival and escort to the awaiting vehicle. Transfer is approximately 20 minutes to the waterfront.
Check in to your hotel and settle in. Enjoy some leisure time, exploring the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.
Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is the most visited attraction in South Africa. Its prime location provides superb views over Table Mountain, Robben Island and the working harbour.
Many restaurants are within easy walking distance of all the waterfront hotels. Many other attractions are available within the waterfront such as the Cape Town Wheel, many boat cruise options as well as helicopter flips.
Meet your guide by 18h00 in the hotel lobby for a short transfer to GOLD restaurant for a vibrant welcome dinner experience.
Join an exciting inter-active African drumming session at 18h30 (30 minutes) and learn to drum like a true African!
Dinner comprises family-style service by African staff dressed in colourful traditional costumes. At least 14 dishes are from various African countries are served. A very vibrant, live African show takes place during the course of dinner!
DAY 2: TABLE MOUNTAIN AND HISTORICAL CITY TOUR
Meet your guide in the hotel lobby after breakfast. Transfer to the Table Mountain Cableway Station. Take a ride in the revolving cable car to the top of Table Mountain. Enjoy 360 degree views over the entire Cape Peninsula with spectacular views of Robben Island, Cape Town and Cape Point.
Meet your guide back at the coach and explore Cape Town City. Take a walking tour through St George’s Mall, visit St George’s cathedral where Archbishop Desmond Tutu presided, see the original Company Gardens and the houses of Parliament. Afterwards, enjoy a short walking tour of the Bo-Kaap (Cape Malay Quarter) which is the oldest community in South Africa and housing of the Indonesian and Malaysian slaves from the original Dutch colony.
Optional: Cape Malay cooking class
Enjoy a delightful traditional Cape Malay lunch with a family in their private dining room.
Afternoon at leisure. Your guide will drop you off at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront to browse and shop. Perhaps enjoy some of the optional activities such as a ride on the Cape Wheel or a dolphin cruise out in the bay.
Meet your guide for a short stroll to your waterfront restaurant for a laid-back dinner.
DAY 3: CAPE PENINSULA TOUR (FULL DAY)
Enjoy breakfast then meet you guide in the hotel lobby by 08h30. Embark on a scenic tour of the spectacular Cape Peninsula.
Your first stop is at Maiden’s Cove in Clifton for stunning views over Camps Bay, with the impressive 12 Apostles mountains creating the perfect backdrop.
Proceed to Hout Bay and enjoy a 45 minute cruise to Seal Island to view the largest colony of seals in the world!
The trip continues over Chapman’s Peak drive with a photo stop along the way.
Visit the Cape Point nature reserve with a stop at the iconic Cape of Good Hope. Take the funicular up to the top of the light house and enjoy views from the top of Cape Point.
Lunch is served at the Two Oceans restaurant at Cape Point.
After lunch the tour takes you to Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town where you will visit the largest colony of Jackass penguins in Africa. They derived their name from the loud, braying sound they make!
Return to your hotel by late afternoon.
Dinner is at leisure. Vouchers are provided for selected Waterfront restaurants. Your guide and the hotel concierge will assist with reservations.
DAY 4: CAPE WINELANDS
Meet your guide after breakfast and depart for your adventure in the Cape Wine country.
First stop is at Spice Route, where your “passport” provides tasting options for wine, craft beer, craft gin, artisan chocolate and ice cream!
Make a point of visiting Red Hot Glass to view glass blowing in action.
Continue to Stellenbosch and enjoy a walking tour through the second oldest city in South Africa (after Cape Town)
Visit Spier wine estate. Spier is one of the most sustainable farms in South Africa. There many projects including sustainable farming, arts and education, support the local community ensuring a better life at all levels. https://www.spier.co.za/growing-for-good
Lunch is served with farm-to-table produce on the menu.
Spend some time browsing the arts and craft markets before returning to your hotel by late afternoon.
Meet for dinner transfer to the trendy Bungalow restaurant for sundowners and dinner with views over Camps Bay.
DAY 5: DAY AT LEISURE
Enjoy today at your own pace…laze by the pool, get a massage, go shop or enjoy some other activities. Options include a helicopter flip, a tour into a local township, dolphin/whale cruise (seasonal) or visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated.
Meet your guide for a short dinner transfer to Pigalle restaurant and enjoy an evening with superb food, service and dancing.
DAY 6: DEPART
Depart for Cape Town airport or continue any optional extension
Price from £1988 per person. The price is based on a party of 6 people travelling together – ideal for a family/friends group – however we can quote for a different party size if required
• Hotel Transfers
• 5 nights, 4 star accommodation
• Day 1 African Welcome Dinner
• Table Mountain and Historical Tour
• Day 2 lunch and dinner
• Cape Peninsular Tour
• Day 3 lunch and dinner
• Winelands Tour
• Day 4 Gourmet lunch and dinner
• Day 5 dinner/dance