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Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town

Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town
Duration:
10 hours
From:
USD 175.15
Visit the incredible Aquila Game Reserve -- the closest game reserve to Cape Town – on this full-day safari tour! With hotel pickup from your central Cape Town hotel included, this day trip provides a worry-free experience so all you have to do is get excited for your exploration of the private, malaria-free reserve. Take an unforgettable game drive through the park, watching out for famous Big Five animals, as well as endangered species like the 'Aquila' Black Eagle.

Cape Town Helicopter Tour: Indian and Atlantic Oceans

Cape Town Helicopter Tour: Indian and Atlantic Oceans
Duration:
25 minutes
From:
USD 143.28
See two oceans in one helicopter trip on a scenic flight from Cape Town! On a route around beautiful Table Mountain, glide along the Atlantic coastline and cross the Cape Peninsula to reach the waters of the Indian Ocean. See contrasting landscapes around the different stretches of coast, from the craggy peaks of Signal Hill to the sandy shores and lavish houses at Camps Bay.

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Things to do in Cape Town if you have a Port of Cape Town Terminal Layover or Extended Port of Cape Town Terminal Stopover


If you have an extended layover at the Port of Cape Town Terminal or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Cape-Town.LayoverIdeas.com.


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Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa. It is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, reflecting its role as a major destination for tourists to South Africa. Cape Town has attractions, both natural and man made, to suit every holiday maker, and residents of this beautiful city are proud to call it home. Here are some of the top things to do if you are in Cape Town for even a short stop over between cruise and homeward flight.



Shark Cage diving


There are not many places in the world that can offer this amazing experience and yet, just two hours from Cape Town this unique adventure happens regularly. Gaansbaai is famous for its shark viewing tours which aim to educate people about the Great White Shark and attempt to clear its name as terror of the deep. So if you have the time, and the courage to go eyeball to eyeball with a great white (in the safety of a cage), this is the perfect adventure to get to know South Africa's King of the Deep.



Helicopter Tours over Cape Town


Leaving from the V&A Waterfront, there are a number of different tours to choose from. You can opt for one of a choice of scenic flights offering a birds eye view of Table Bay, Seal Island, False Bay and, for the greatest tour of the lot, to Cape Point. Or you can choose one of the destination tours which fly you in style to one of many Cape attractions. You can visit the winelands, go to your safari destination or fly to one of the destination golf courses and fit in a gmae of golf before heading on to your next port of call.



Cape Wine Routes


If you prefer to keep your feet on the ground, there is still plenty to do in the Cape which will keep you busy, happy and relaxed before your onward flight. With a free day available to you in Cape Town experiencing one of the world famous wine routes is a must. There are plenty of routes to choose from in this wine rich area of South Africa and a tour will see you driving between vineyards and sampling the delectable wines that are exported around the world. You can stop for lunch at one of the beautiful farms and feel nothing but pampered and relaxed at the end of the day.



The V&A Waterfront


South Africa's premier shopping destination is located right in the centre of Cape Town Waterfront. With over 450 retail outlets selling everything from African curios to international designer brands, there has to be something for everyone. Once you are all shopped out you can visit any number of eateries or bars, you can head to the Aquarium, or take in a movie at the cinema. If you are traveling with children, a trip to the Scratch Patch, a haven of gemstones and gemstone products, is a great diversion and you can come away with your very own beautiful colourful stones. There is so much to do at the V&A waterfront that the greatest danger is that you will lose track of time, so make sure you set a reminder for heading back to Port of Cape Town Terminal.



As always, make sure you leave plenty of time to get to Cape Town Airport in time for your connecting flight. Enjoy your transit city rather than whiling away the time leaning up against your luggage in the departures lounge.

Cape Town Attractions

Shore Excursion: Private Stellenbosch Winelands Taste Tour from Cape Town

Shore Excursion: Private Stellenbosch Winelands Taste Tour from Cape TownDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 52.42
Embark on a tantalizing tour of the Stellenbosch Winelands on this full-day tour from Cape Town. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or just a lover of natural beauty, you'll be swept away with the tastes and sights of the Stellenbosch wine region. Sample wine paired with 'biltong' (cured meat) and 'droëwors' (dried sausage). Cap your tastings with artisan ice cream that has been developed to perfectly match your wine, before enjoying free time at Babylonstoren, a Cape Dutch wine farm with unique heritage garden, lush vineyards and farm-to-table restaurants & winery.

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Cape Town Shore Excursion: Private Cape Peninsula and Boulders Beach Penguins Tour

Cape Town Shore Excursion: Private Cape Peninsula and Boulders Beach Penguins TourDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 52.42
Explore the beautiful Cape Peninsula on this sightseeing private tour from Cape Town. Ideal for families with young children, couples or group of friends that want a more relaxed and flexible experience. With your own private and professional local guide, travel to Hout Bay and enjoy free time to wander independently or see the seals on Duiker Island. Then, cruise along Chapman’s Peak Drive to the Cape of Good Hope. Along the way, stop at Cape Point to admire the jagged scenery and wander amid the fynbos. Visit Boulders Beach, where you can get up close to African penguins.

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Cape Town Shore Excursion: Aquila Safari

Cape Town Shore Excursion: Aquila SafariDuration:
12 hours
From:
USD 393.49
The early start to your day is worth it! We head up the N1 highway to Aquila Private Game Reserve for a jam-packed day of magnificent sightings and exciting tales recounted by the game rangers. You will be taken on an open vehicle safari in search of the famous big 5 and other wildlife that call this conservancy home. You'll also be treated to a delicious lunch at the lodge.

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Cape Town Shore Excursion: Winelands Tour

Cape Town Shore Excursion: Winelands TourDuration:
5 hours
From:
USD 122.31
Explore the luscious winelands of the Cape! This enchanting journey takes you to the historic wine region of Stellenbosch, a mere hour's drive from Cape Town. Set against the backdrop of spectacular mountains, Stellenbosch is world-renowned for making some of South Africa's premier wines.

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Cape Town Shore Excursion: City and Table Mountain Tour

Cape Town Shore Excursion: City and Table Mountain TourDuration:
4 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 116.72
Join this wonderful introductory tour of Cape Town, the Mother City. You'll drive past famous landmarks such as the Castle of Good Hope, City Hall and the Grand Parade. You'll also pass the Company Gardens and the Malay Quarter (also known as the Bo-Kaap) before ascending the magnificent Table Mountain.

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Cape Town Shore Excursion: Cape Point Tour

Cape Town Shore Excursion: Cape Point TourDuration:
4 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 147.12
Bring your camera; you'll be heading for Cape Point at the south western tip of the Cape Peninsula, and the most spectacular views in the world! A beautiful drive along the Atlantic coast will take you to the majestic Cape Point Nature Reserve. Here you'll see the union of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans (as per legend) and a variety of wildlife.

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Cape Town Shore Excursion: Cape Peninsula Tour

Cape Town Shore Excursion: Cape Peninsula TourDuration:
8 hours
From:
USD 192.20
Bring your camera; you'll be heading for Cape Point at the south western tip of the Cape Peninsula, and the most spectacular views in the world. The drive there is just as inspiring, passing steep mountains', secluded coves and sweeping beaches, as well as villages and fishing communities.

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Private Shore Excursion: Cape of Good Hope from Cape Town

Private Shore Excursion: Cape of Good Hope from Cape TownDuration:
8 hours
From:
USD 104.84
This 8 hour private tour is on Africa's premier tour route along the beautiful Atlantic Coastline. It takes you to the mythical meeting place of the two oceans at Cape Point. Head for the V&amp;A Waterfront, you have the option of doing the stunning Chapman's Peak Drive or Constantia forest on the way to Cape of Good Hope.<br><br>The tour includes a visit to Boulders Beach,the breeding place of the African Penguins on the way to the Cape of Good Hope. Return via Boy's Drive or Old Cape Road,the University of Cape Town and Grootte Schuur hospital where the first heart transplant was conducted in 1967.

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Last Updated: 19 Dec 2015