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Table Mountain and Cape Town Half-Day Trip

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  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2382SC3
See Cape Town from the top of Table Mountain, and then head into town to see the city highlights up close with an expert guide. After descending from South Africa’s iconic flat-topped mountain by cable car (ride at own expense), you’ll see top Cape Town attractions, like the Diamond Works, as well as colorful neighborhoods like Malay Quarter on Signal Hill, during a luxury minibus tour.

Highlights

  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
After pickup from your central hotel, head straight to the cable car at the foot of Table Mountain – Cape Town’s most prominent landmark. The cable car ride is at your own expense, so after you’ve purchased your round-trip ticket, head straight up to the summit of Table Mountain, enjoying phenomenal views as you ride.

Views from the top of Table Mountain are equally spectacular and you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy them independently. Take a walk around and see the city laid out below you. Look over to the Atlantic coastline and, if the weather is clear enough, catch a glimpse of tiny Robben Island in the distance.

After descending the mountain by cable car, meet your guide for a comprehensive tour of Cape Town. Traveling by air-conditioned minibus, you’ll pass top Cape Town attractions in the city center, as well as lesser-known sites in the city’s Malay Quarter (Bo-Kaap) on Signal Hill. Admire the neighborhood’s brightly colored houses and learn about its fascinating history, including tales of Cape Malay slaves during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Time permitting, visit the Castle of Good Hope – one of South Africa’s oldest buildings—and see its incredible dungeons with your guide. Travel to Milnerton Lighthouse to see the beacon that guides ships in-to Table Bay, and then end your tour with a visit to Cape Town’s famous Diamond Works. Learn all about South African jewelry – the country’s most famous export – on a tour of the factory before returning to your Cape Town hotel.

Please note: the cable car will be closed for maintenance July 28 through August 10, 2014. During this time the tour will include a drive up Signal Hill instead to admire the views over Cape Town.

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Tour departs from Cape Town city hotels
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  • 8:00am
  • 2:00pm
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Tour returns to original point of departure

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Table Mountain and Cape Town Half-Day Trip

Travel by Cable Way to the top of Table Mountain
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Inclusions:
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Local guide
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees Table Mountain Aerial Cableway (approximately ZAR195)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • On occasion when Table Mountain is closed, the tour will spend time at Signal Hill to admire views over Cape Town
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: MARY B, December 2014

We had a great time but we're very lucky that visibility was excellent and the queue to the cable car not too long

Reviewed by: ANDREW B, June 2014

Had an amazing time up Table Mountain as weather was fantastic and we missed the Freedom Day holiday crowds! Awesome views and guide was flexible and extended the time we spent there. Very informative about the Mountain and the city and made it fun for all

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Tour code: 2382SC3