DAY TRIPS

CAPE TOWN CITY

 

Time: 6 hours

Dedicate a day to exploring the myriad offerings of South Africa’s Mother City – Cape Town, including, weather permitting, a trip up Table Mountain. Passionate and knowledgeable local guides accompany you on the walk through the city’s vibrant and busy streets past historical landmarks.

Cape Town was established in the mid-1600s and it has been home to many of South Africa’s most important historical moments. These include Nelson Mandela’s first speech after leaving prison in 1990 from Cape Town City Hall.

CAPE WINELANDS

 

Time: 8 hours

Our tours of the Cape Winelands – Constantia, Durbanville, Franschhoek, Paarl and Stellenbosch – are tailored to suit your preferences. In all of South Africa’s premier wine regions, our tours focus on wine, including the opportunity to learn how it is made; food and wine pairings; and an immersion in the stunning landscapes of this region.

– Historic Constantia Valley is home to some of the country’s most famous and oldest wineries. Indulge in fine wines, delicious cuisine and a historic ambience.

 – The Durbanville wine estates, most with a culinary offering, are a dream to visit with their friendly hosts, expansive views and modern wines.

 – Franschhoek is the country’s culinary capital with gourmet eateries, fine wine estates, upmarket shopping outlets, and a range of exciting outdoor activities.

 – In Paarl, you might choose to visit a micro-chocolate factory and/or learn about Sabrage – opening champagne bottles with a sabre. This is how Napoleon opened his bubbly!

Stellenbosch boasts more than 140 world-class wine farms – to be enjoyed at your own pace. Cellars and tasting rooms range from heritage buildings to ultra-modern settings.

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

 

Time: 8 hours

‘King John of Portugal’ renamed the Cape Peninsula’s southern tip to The Cape of Good Hope, because it promised to provide a way of opening a permanent sea trade route between Europe and Asia. The Cape coast line is visually spectacular.

You will visit some of The Cape’s legendary offerings, including The Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach and the majestic Chapman’s Peak Drive.

More experiences along the way may include a boat trip to a seal colony just off the coast and a beautiful stroll through the the World Renowned Kirstenbosch Gardens.

This Tour may include a lunch stop, in this exquisite environment depending on your needs.

CAPE WEST COAST

 

Time: 8 hours

The West Coast is a landscape of contrasts that is still relatively unexplored. The natural beauty is extraordinary starting from the stunning views of Table Mountain and the inner city from Bloubergstrand. This is the region to discover many unique plants, flowers and animals that are not found anywhere else.

The West Coast Fossil Park, offers a glimpse into the past’s richness of the area’s natural inhabitants. The tour includes a visit to The Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre where you can find out more about the first human inhabitants of the region – the Khoisan people. And, if you manage to visit in early Spring, you may be blessed with the sight of a ‘riotous bloom’ of the infamous West Coast flowers.