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Private Tour: Stellenbosch and Franschhoek Wine, Culture and History Day Trip from Cape Town

Private Tour: Stellenbosch and Franschhoek Wine, Culture and History Day Trip from Cape Town
Duration:
9 hours
From:
USD 169.78
Spend a day sipping wine and learning about South Africa's winemaking heritage. Visit the Rustenberg estate in Stellenbosch to tour its beautiful gardens and taste six local wine varietals. Then, head to the Delaire Graff Estate, where you'll sample more wine, paired with cheese and biltong (dried, cured meat), and view the estate's art collection. End your day with free time to explore the Antonij Rupert Cellar and Franschhoek Motor Museum at L'Ormarins. Enjoy personalized attention from your own personal guide on this private day trip from Cape Town.

Cape Peninsula Bike Tour from Cape Town

Cape Peninsula Bike Tour from Cape Town
Duration:
8 hours
From:
USD 220.00
Savor the very best of the Cape Peninsula on this unique guided cycle excursion. From the top of Signal Hill, take in Lion's Head and the iconic Table Mountain as well as a bird's eye view of the Atlantic Ocean. Meander alongside the sea, through Camps Bay, Hout Bay Harbour and on to Chapman's Peak for a superb lunch spread. In the afternoon, make your way to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, enjoying a guided cycle to Cape Point and short hike to the historic lighthouse, before making your way back along the eastern side of the peninsula and visiting the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach.

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Cape Town Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Cape Town Airport!
Have a private driver waiting exclusively for you at the Cape Town Airport from USD 49 or book a safe and economical shared Cape Town Airport shuttle transfer from USD 39.
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 Official Cape Town Airport Taxi Service

 

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 Mar 2017