Cape Town Discovery
Your Cape Town Discovery city-stay introduces you to an amazing colonial past mixed with a modern present, with historical landmarks and world-famous wines, safaris and whale watching (season dependent). Overall, Cape Town offers a unique blend of culture, natural beauty, exceptional cuisine, and adventure. It is an unforgettable experience that is sure to leave you with lasting memories.
5-day/4-night package visiting Cape Town. Includes accommodation of your choice, private arrival and departure transfers, and suggested sightseeing tours of your choice.Please note that this itinerary is flexible, and you can adjust it based on your interests, available time, and any specific attractions or sites you would like to prioritize.
- Keytours 24-hour emergency assistance telephone line
- Private transfers with English-speaking driver as per the itinerary
- Accommodations of your choice
- Sightseeing tours and/or activites of your choice
- Items of a personal nature
- All other items not mentioned as included
- Select local taxes where applicable
- Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant
Arrival - Cape Town
Welcome to Cape Town! Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by your private driver and driven approximately 40 minutes into Cape Town to the accommodation of your choice.
Consider a private tour to explore all the 'must-sees' of Cape Town with your private guide; a geographical and cultural extravaganza, showing you Cape Town from its historical beginnings to its dark days of apartheid and the present-day spirit of triumph and hope in a democratic South Africa. The tour commences with a ferry trip across the bay to Robben Island and ends with panoramic views from the top of Table Mountain with Robben Island lying sleepily in Table Bay (weather dependent). You may also visit the South African Museum and explore the Castle of Good Hope.
Today, consider a private tour heading towards Cape Point. The scenic drive will take you to the southwestern tip of Cape Peninsula. Meander along the Atlantic coast, passing Sea Point, Camps Bay, and the Twelve Apostles Mountain outcrops. Once at Hout Bay, you can take an optional boat trip to Duiker Island (time permitting, not included) to see the Cape Fur Seals. Next, travel to the Cape Point Nature Reserve with its abundant fauna and flora, and then continue along False Bay with a stop at historic Simons Town to visit the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach, passing the village Fish Hoek and seaside Muizenberg. End your tour with a visit to the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens before returning to Cape Town.
Have a day at your leisure or head out to South Africa’s famous winelands. The full day private drive includes the country’s principal wine routes of Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, with a stop enroute for lunch (for own account). The day starts with a visit to Paarl, where guests will be struck by the beauty of the Valley, the pristine blue sky, the rolling vineyards, and the Pearl of Paarl set high above the valley. Paarl made headlines when President Mandela was released from the Groot Drakenstein prison (formerly known as Victor Verster), on the outskirts of the town, to freedom and the start of the new South Africa. Guests can then enjoy a wine tasting and cellar tour at one of the local estates. From Paarl, guests continue north-west to the beautiful village of Franschhoek, near the Drakenstein Mountains founded in 1688 by French immigrants fleeing the Huguenot religious persecution in Europe. A memorial in the town commemorates the arrival of these early settlers who helped develop the wines sought after by Napoleon, Bismarck, and royalty such as Edward VII, the Prince of Wales. Here guests will stop for lunch (for their own account) and another wine tasting at a vineyard. Guests will then head to Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa and the historic heart of the country’s wine region. In 1679, Dutch East India Company governor Simon van der Stel, recognized the fertility of this long valley on the banks of the Eerste River, as perfect for vineyards. The rest is history, which has been carefully cultivated in this town. A gracious blend of 18th-century Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian buildings is evident on Dorp Street, where massive oaks still shade original water furrows. Enjoy a final wine tasting before returning to Cape Town. Another option would be to head out to Hermanus or the day for whale watching (season dependent). Shark cage diving is also available.
Cape Town - Departure
After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and meet your private driver for the 40-minute transfer to Cape Town International Airport, where you will check in for your onwards flight.