Cape Town - History and Heritage - Full Day Private Tour

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From $500.00

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Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Cape Town and surrounds are multicultural with fascinating history and cultures

Full day private tour (7-8 hours) with a registered driver/guide. Important: Cost of activities mentioned in this tour are not included in the price of the tour - please see includes/excludes.

Take some of the many opportunities to get a sense of the traditions that were handed down from the past and are still observed today. Here, people with differing backgrounds and beliefs coexist peacefully. The uniqueness stems from a broad diversity of pioneers and indigenous people converging into blended cultures, traditions, cuisine and art.

Optional highlights:

• Museums: Jewish museum • Slave Lodge • SA National Museum • Iziko Planetarium • Bo-Kaap Malay Quarter • District Six Museum • Castle of Good Hope
• National Botanical Garden
• Nobel Square - V&A Waterfront
• Robben Island and Museum
• Cape Malay Cooking Class
• Wine Estate in the Constantia Valley
• Kwa ttu - San Culture • Informal Settlements

What's Included

The price of my tours represents my standard rate for guiding/driving a full/half day private tour.

• Guide: Registered driver/guide with relevant credentials + legal documentation

• Passenger and public liability, and permits.

• Transfers: Pickup from & return to an agreed place in Cape Town at your convenience.

• Transport: Comfortable, an air-conditioned vehicle, fuel, toll fees, parking.

• Vehicle - Hyundai station-wagon, air-conditioned, new 8-seater (max 6 passengers)

• Water: Water on board of vehicle at all times

What's Not Included

• Accommodation, flights, Visa fees, travel insurance or any other insurance

• Activities: All activities are optional. Entrance fees+costs are NOT included in price of tour.

• Any additional transportation costs - additional passengers, transfers, after hours

• Any purchases of a personal nature

• Extensions to your tour - extended hours, flights, transfers - rates and costs on request

• If a larger vehicle needs to be procured, additional cost may apply.

• Meals, beverages, Tastings/Pairing & Refreshments, Gratuities

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • We abide by all International and local Covid-19 regulations. Transport & Venues abide by the Government policy for Tourism. South Africa has received the International World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) global Safety Stamp of Approval as a desti

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • 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.

What To Expect

Company's Gardens
Optional: Stroll down the Company's Gardens and visit historic sites of interest. Many options for refreshments - such as the Deli in museum gardens.

Picturesque historic and garden setting, containing numerous important landmarks, including • the slave lodge • the Houses of Parliament • the Iziko South African Museum, art museum  • Planetarium • St George's Cathedral • the National Library of South Africa • the South African National Gallery • the Great Synagogue and Holocaust Centre • Tuynhuys, which is used by the President on state occasions. 

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Cape Town Central
Optional: Tours of museums in the CBD and surrounding area. See 'optional highlights' in the description and your guide can assist with suggestions for history/heritage sites and activities. (Admission, if any, is not included.)

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Rhodes Memorial
Optional visit: Rhodes memorial and the University of Cape Town. (Admission, if any, is not included)

• Admission Ticket Free

Victoria Road (M6)
Scenic drive starting through Bo-Kaap (Malay Quarter), Campsbay, Houtbay, over Constantia neck. Options for photo op stops, refreshments, walk on the beach.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Optional: Visit to the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch and is also part of a nature reserve. 

• Garden Shuttle Tour - guided tour. 
• ‘Boomslang’ walk – Treetop Canopy walk. 
• Concert in the park. 
• Lovely Café for Tea and fresh scones. 

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Table Mountain
Optional: Visit to Table Mountain via Cable Car.

A cable car trip to the top of Table Mountain offers spectacular views of the Mother City and the surrounding peninsula. Many visitors opt to climb up Table Mountain and come down on the cable car. Rising 1087 meters above the "Mother City", the grandeur of Table Mountain can be seen 200 kilometers away from sea and for centuries provided a welcome site to the exhausted sailors who visited the "Taverns of the Seas". (*weather permitting) 

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

GOLD Restaurant
Optional: Dining and evening cultural activity and entertainment.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

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