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This tour is for guests who would like to learn the intimate history of Cape Town and then spend the afternoon travelling around the Peninsula and not enter the Cape Point nature reserve.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Castle of Good Hope[/heading]

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Begin at the oldest building in South Africa (the Castle of Good Hope), with a guided tour and enjoy the Key Ceremony.  We will visit the William Fehr collection and Military museum, before departing on our walking tour of the city.

We will hear the story of how the Cape Town city and community were shaped by the Dutch East India Company and the Oceanic slave trade as we walk passed the City Hall, Adderley street, Groote Kerk and the Slave Lodge.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Company Gardens[/heading]

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A stroll along side Parliament and down through the Company Gardens where the Dutch East India Company planted the first fruit, vegetables and vineyards.  On route we will see the Tynhuis, National Art gallery and the South African museum.

An important statue in the Company Gardens is of Cecil John Rhodes and we will find out about his contribution to history, diamonds and politics.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]St. George's Cathedral[/heading]

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A visit to St George’s Cathedral (Archbishop Desmond Tutu 1986-1996) to find out the significance of this cathedral and the magnificent stained glass windows are not to be missed.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Greenmarket Square[/heading]

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On route to the African market (Greenmarket square) we will pause by the piece of the Berlin Wall and discuss the significance of the end of the Cold War and the impact on the end of apartheid.

Lunch can be taken in one of the street cafes, or we can head out to Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens and dine in the tea room.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Kalk Bay - Simon's Town[/heading]

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From here we will travel down the False Bay coastline and make a stop in the quaint village of Kalk Bay.  Known for their boutique quirky shops, antiques and art galleries, also a great stop for fish n’ chips in the harbour and watch the fishermen unload their catch.

After lunch we will make stop in the historical naval base, Simon’s Town and find out who was the legendary ‘Just Nuisance’.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Boulders Beach[/heading]

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A further two minutes drive and we will reach Boulders beach and the African penguin colony.  Established in 1984 from a breeding pair this nature reserve has been designed so that you can walk amongst them and not disturb them.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Chapman's Peak[/heading]

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Next we will cross over the Peninsula to the Atlantic Ocean side and drive through the scenic Chapman’s Peak drive.  This famous road was carved into the mountain and opened in 1922.  It is nine kilometres of majestic coastline scenery.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Cape Town via Camps Bay (Signal Hill)[/heading]

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Returning to Cape Town along the Atlantic seaboard of Camps Bay and Clifton, and if time end the day with the views over the city bowl from Signal Hill.

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This tour is designed for guests who prefer to be more selective with their options and enjoy the Peninsula tour at a leisurely pace.  In addition, ideal for guests wanting to enjoy a special lunch on route.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Camps Bay[/heading]

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We begin our tour by driving along the Atlantic Ocean side of the Cape Peninsula and take a photo stop at Maidens Cove to enjoy the view of Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Chapman's Peak[/heading]

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Next we travel along the scenic Chapman’s Peak drive, a road which was carved into the side of the mountain and opened in 1922.  You will enjoy nine kilometres of some of the best scenery you will ever see and we will make photo stops on route.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Cape Point Nature Reserve[/heading]

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From here we will drive towards the Cape Point nature reserve.  On route we have the possibility to encounter one of our troops of wild baboons.  We will keep our doors locked and windows up as these clever animals are capable of getting into cars in search of food.

Before entering the Cape Point nature reserve we will pause by the Cape Point Ostrich breeding farm.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Cape Point[/heading]

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After entering the Cape Point nature reserve we will drive to the Cape of Good Hope and have a photo stop at the most South-Westerly point of Africa.

Now we will choose to walk, or take the funicular towards the lighthouse, view the magnificent scenery and learn the story behind the second lighthouse right out on the tip.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Boulders beach[/heading]

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We begin our journey back to Cape Town along the Indian Ocean side with our first stop being at Boulders beach for the African penguin colony.  Established in 1984 from a breeding pair this nature reserve has been designed so that you can walk amongst them and not disturb them.

Now for a well-deserved special lunch – I will email you the options as they will need to be booked in advance.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Signal Hill[/heading]

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As we arrive back in Cape Town we will take the short drive to Signal Hill for the views over the city bowl and learn the story of land reclamation to create the modern working harbour that we have today.

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This tour is designed for guests who are keen to have a busy day and see as many things as possible.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Camps Bay - Hout Bay[/heading]

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We begin our tour by driving along the Atlantic Ocean side of the Cape Peninsula and take a photo stop at Maidens Cove to enjoy the view of Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles.  From here we continue on to Hout Bay and stop at the working fishing harbour and take a boat trip out to visit a colony of Cape Fur seals.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Chapman's Peak[/heading]

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Next we travel along the scenic Chapman’s Peak drive, a road which was carved into the side of the mountain and opened in 1922.  You will enjoy nine kilometres of some of the best scenery you will ever see and we will make photo stops on route.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Cape Point Nature Reserve[/heading]

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From here we will drive towards the Cape Point nature reserve.  On route we have the possibility to encounter one of our troops of wild baboons.  We will keep our doors locked and windows up as these clever animals are capable of getting into cars in search of food.

Before entering the Cape Point nature reserve we will pause by the Cape Point Ostrich breeding farm.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Cape Point[/heading]

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After entering the Cape Point nature reserve we will drive to the Cape of Good Hope and have a photo stop at the most South-Westerly point of Africa.

Now we will choose to walk, or take the funicular towards the lighthouse, view the magnificent scenery and learn the story behind the second lighthouse right out on the tip.

A quick lunch can be enjoyed in the Two Oceans restaurant or a take away pizza which we will enjoy on the cliff top overlooking False Bay.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Boulders beach[/heading]

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We begin our journey back to Cape Town along the Indian Ocean side with our first stop being at Boulders beach for the African penguin colony.  Established in 1984 from a breeding pair this nature reserve has been designed so that you can walk amongst them and not disturb them.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Simon's Town[/heading]

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Only a two minute drive and we make another stop in Simon’s Town which was established as a winter anchorage port and today is our navy base.  Here we will learn about the legendary “Just Nuisance”.

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[heading size="small" align="left"]Signal Hill[/heading]

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As we arrive back in Cape Town we will take the short drive to Signal Hill for the views over the city bowl and learn the story of land reclamation to create the modern working harbour that we have today.

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