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4-Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town

4-Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town
Duration:
4 days
From:
USD 618.54
Discover the natural beauty of the lush Garden Route on this 4-day tour. Marvel in the splendor of the glorious landscapes as you travel along the world-famous 'Route 62', through the dramatic 'Klein Karoo' and quaint holiday towns, to South Africa's 'friendly city'.

3-Day Private Western Cape Highlights Trip from Cape Town

3-Day Private Western Cape Highlights Trip from Cape Town
Duration:
3 days
From:
USD 335.48
Spend three days exploring South Africa's beautiful Western Cape on this private tour from Cape Town. Take in the coastal sights of the Cape Peninsula from Chapman's Peak Drive; visit Kayamandi for a sensitive inside look at post-Apartheid life in a township; and sample revered local wine in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Then, on your final day, choose to relax in Hermanus or set your heart racing with a shark cage-diving experience in Gansbaai. Relax with two nights of 3- or 4-star accommodation in Cape Agulhas and Stellenbosch.

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Official Cape Town Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Cape Town Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (ZAR or South African Rand). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Cape Town Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different. Drivers will also accept US Dollars.


  • Cape Town Airport taxi fares for up to 3 people with Paradise Touring are:

     

    Cape Town City ZAR 350
    Southern Suburbs ZAR 350
    Atlantic Seaboard ZAR 350
    Northern Suburbs ZAR 350
    Winelands ZAR 450
    Peninsula ZAR 450
    Far Northern Suburbs ZAR 450
    Hermanus ZAR 1200
    Stanford ZAR 1400
    Grootbos Reserve ZAR 1400
    Langebaan ZAR 1400
    Bushman's Kloof ZAR 1800
    Sanbona ZAR 1800

     

    Rikkis Taxis fares from Cape Town Airport to:

    Cape Town Central ZAR 200
    Atlantic Seaboard ZAR 250
    Camps Bay ZAR 250
    Hout Bay ZAR 300
    Claremont ZAR 250
    Constantia ZAR 300



 
Cape Town Taxi Payment: Cash only
Drivers will also accept US Dollars.
Cape Town Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, 10%



Official Cape Town Airport Taxi Details

Cape Town Airport Taxi

Cape Town Airport taxi photo

Metered Cape Town Airport taxi service taxis are always available outside the International and Domestic Arrivals Halls. These Touch Down Taxis are the Cape Town Airport's official taxi service that operates to the city centre. The journey from Cape Town Airport to the city takes approximately 20 minutes.

 

Paradise Touring offers a taxi service from Cape Town Airport to all areas of the Western Cape in the care of experienced, qualified driver guides at competitive rates.

 

Rikkis Taxis also offer a door-to-door taxi service in Cape Town. Their bright vibrant vehicles cover all the most popular destinations in Cape Town and surrounds on a continual basis throughout the day. They have a free phone facility allowing you to use make a free call to book a ride on arrival at Cape Town Airport.





Arrive or depart stress-free at the Cape Town Airport by pre-booking your private Cape Town Airport transfer.
See our Cape Town Airport private transfer options page for more information and pricing.


 Unofficial Cape Town Airport Taxi Service or Hire Points

 

Beyond just using regular  Cape Town Airport taxi services, there are also minibus taxis which are vans that hold numerous passengers going to numerous locations. Minibus taxis are by far the cheapest and most popular form of public transport in South Africa. But if you are a visitor to South Africa, using a taxi can prove bewildering and even frightening.


 
IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the unofficial Cape Town Airport taxi service.



 Pirate Cape Town Airport Taxi Serivce

 

Unofficial or pirate taxis do operate at the Cape Town Airport, although efforts have been made to discourage them.



 
IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the pirate Cape Town Airport taxi service.

Pirate taxis are those where there is no meter and discrepancies can occur between your initial quoted price and the price upon arrival. Personal safety concerns can exist in unofficial taxis, notably robberies and other more serious crimes. Make sure the taxi you are taking has "Authorized Touch Down Airport Taxis" printed on it.



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Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016