Private Cape Point Penguins Tour - A full day of exploring the Cape Peninsula

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From $108.55

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Explore Cape Point - where colonialism and the beginning of Cape Town's development going inland started from after the arrival of the dutch in 1652.
You will travel along a beautiful coastline that has blue flag beaches and is graced by some of the most expensive residential properties in Africa owned by international celebrities.
See various flora and fauna and the popular Chapman's Peak drive that has 114 curves and is approximately 9 kms long.

Encounter, on your way to and at Cape of Good hope and Cape Point, the Chacma Baboons, Ostriches ,Bonteboks, Wilderbeast, Zebras are among other wildlife that roam the reserve.

Hike to the Cape Point Lighthouse to breathe in healthy unpolluted air and view a refreshing and scenic landscape around.

See or even swim (time permitting) with African Penguins at Boulders beach. This tour is truly one of a few tours that provides most of the facets of tourism such as nature, sightseeing, history and activities in one outing.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Pick up from your hotel and drop off after the tour

Registered Tourist Guide

What's Not Included

Entry fees to Cape Point Nature reserve and Cape of Good Hope - up to R340/adult and R170/child

Fees to optional activities like boat ride to Seal Island up to R100/adult and R60/child

Fees to optional activity like the penguins at Boulders' Beach up to R170/adult.

Fees to the funicular at Cape Point up to R80/adult return ticket


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 6
  • CHILD: Age: 7 - 13
  • YOUTH: Age: 14 - 18
  • ADULT: Age: 19 - 64
  • SENIOR: Age: 65 - 95

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are 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
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Sea Point
Drive by without stopping

• Admission Ticket Free

Bantry Bay
Drive by without stopping

• Admission Ticket Free

Clifton Beaches
Drive by without stopping

• Admission Ticket Free

Camp's Bay Beach
Our accredited guide will stop for so that you have an opportunity to feel the fresh cool ocean breeze while you take photos of this blue flag beach which happens to be the most popular beach in Cape Town

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Our guide will also stop for 10 min to explain how this place has stolen the hearts of international celebrities who have bought properties in this place. This is also another great photo opportunity on this blue flag beach with the backdrop of Little Lion's Head mountain

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hout Bay
Travelers are given a coffee break while they stretch and shop for art and craft. This place has an optional activity if they are interested in getting a 45 minute - 1 hr boat ride to Seal Island its their choice or they can come face to face with a few seal on the harbor where they can be photographed with them.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Chapman's Peak Drive
Travelers are taken through this spectacular 10 km scenic drive with 114 curves. This is typical of African landscape with dramatic mountains, the ocean and the African blue sky leaves travelers gazing in awe. On this scenic drive our guide will stop on two photo stops including the peak itself which offers an amazing panoramic view of the whole bay extending to Kommetjie

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Cape Point
Our guide will now take you in this nature reserve which is a World Heritage site which has a very rich biodiversity. The travelers will be able to see the African or Chacma baboons, wilderbeasts, the bonteboks, zebras, ostriches among other wildlife.

Our guide will also explain the rich history attached to this place since the discovery of this place by the Portuguese sailor Bartolomeu Dias in 1488. Our guide will also explain the history of the two lighthouses at Cape Point and the participation of this site in the 2nd World War.
Travelers will learn about the shipwrecks, the mythical meeting point of the two Oceans, the strongest winds which visit this location in South Africa. Our guide will also explain about how this place has been declared to be one of the few locations with the freshest air in the World hence its now home to Global Watch Research Station

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cape of Good Hope
Travelers will then be taken to Cape of Good Hope which is one of the most historical place in Southern Africa and where from all the developments going inland started. Out guide will explain how it played a major role in establishing a sea route to India from Europe and that it is the most South-Western tip of Africa.
Our guide will also explain about the marine life at this location and piles of rocks which resemble the spiritual beliefs of the Koi San - natives of South Africa.
Travelers will also be afforded an opportunity to take photos behind the boards inscribed "CAPE OF GOOD HOPE" The most South-Western point of the Continent.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Simon's Town
Travelers will be taken to Simon's town (after Cape Point) which our guide will explain the rich history of this small town. It is one of the oldest settlements in South Africa with all the properties along the main road declared national heritage.

Our accredited guide will explain about the wars between the Dutch and the British, many museums in this place, the South African Navy based here, the statue of Just Nuisance the Royal Navy Dog, art and craft market, the second biggest fishing industry in Cape Town among other facts.
Our guide will also take the travelers to the penguin Colony at Boulders' beach where travelers will come face to face with The Jack Ass or African Penguins. These birds are present at this location all year round much to he amazement of the travelers.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Muizenberg Beach
This is one of Cape Town's blue flag beaches where travelers will be taken and have the opportunity to mix with the locals especially kids from the formerly disadvantaged communities. Our guide will explain the benefits of volunteers, tourists and interns visiting this beach to teach these kids how to surf and also the several surf shops at this beach.
Travelers will take a walk on this beautiful beach with white sand and lots of jelly fish. Colorful houses are always a major tourist attraction and the coloful boards erected by the shark spotters which are meant to warn beach goers about the possibility of sharks spotted and when not to swim due to poor visibility. Here travelers will also take great photos as this is one of the most attractive locations on this route with the mountains surrounding the bay all the way to Simon's Town. After this last stop our guide will now provide information about the different areas as they drive back to Cape Town via the free way.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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