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  • The Cape Town Official City Pass

    1. The Cape Town Official City Pass

    Explore the best of what Cape Town has to offer. Choose either a 2, 3, or 5-day City Pass, giving you free entry to over 80 of Cape Town’s top attractions to experience. If you are serious about exploring the heart of Cape Town, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Save money with the Official Cape Town City Pass.  You'll find there's something for everyone.  Just some of the over 90 attractions and experiences include: • Free transport, for the duration of your pass, on the City Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off bus which takes you to over 80% of the attractions. • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway • Sunset Champagne Cruises • V&A Waterfront Seal and Harbour Cruise • LaGuGu Township Tour • Zeitz MOCAA Museum of Contemporary African Art • The Cape Wheel • Two Oceans Aquarium • World of Birds • Seal Island Cruises • Crocodile Farm • Hard Rock Café • Jolly Roger Pirate Boat • &Bikes Food Bi...

    Very useful ticket provide transport and inclusive admission to numerous attractions in and around Cape Town.

  • Cape Peninsula: Full-Day Small Group Tour with Penguins

    2. Cape Peninsula: Full-Day Small Group Tour with Penguins

    You’ll be picked up at your Cape Town accommodation in the morning by a qualified tour guide/driver in a luxury minibus, and taken on an all-inclusive, full-day Cape Peninsula tour. Drive along the scenic coastal route known as the French Riviera, with the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other, and see what makes this coastline so special. Pass through Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay and Llundadno beaches along Chapman's Peak drive and enjoy a photo stop at Maiden's Cove. In Hout Bay you’ll have the option of taking a boat to Seal Island to get a closer look at the seal population (not included in the tour price). After exploring the harbor in Hout Bay, the tour continues on to Noordhoek village for an optional stop to try the best coffee roasted this side of the Cape (additional cost). The next stop is at the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point, where you'll exp...

    Convenient pick up and drop off at our lodging. The tour guide was able to answer all our questions and stopped whenever we wanted to see more of something.

  • Hout Bay: Seal Island and Marine Life Guided Boat Tour

    3. Hout Bay: Seal Island and Marine Life Guided Boat Tour

    Set off from Hout Bay and pass Sentinal Mountain on your way toward Duiker Island. Once there, stop to admire the over 4,000 fur seals that live on Duiker Island, and learn about them and their history with your guide. Next, head toward the scenic and photographic area of De Jossie, underneath Chapman's Peak. Cruise alongside Chapman's Peak as your guide informs you about the granite and cave. To conclude your tour, get ready to hold on tight and feel your adrenaline pumping. Experience a speed run on your boat and spin through 360-degree turns on your way back to the harbor.

    James was a great tour guide and very knowledgeable. He paid special attention to both my 2 young girls for whom it was their first boat trip. Thank you James for looking after them so well!

  • Cape Town: The Cape Point Instagram Small Group Tour

    4. Cape Town: The Cape Point Instagram Small Group Tour

    Embark on a fun-filled day tour in Cape Town - one of the most unique cities in the world with beautiful ocean and mountainous drives, spectacular landscapes and iconic heritage monuments. This tour is designed for those who wish to visit the most iconic and picturesque sites throughout the city. On top of snapping some Instagram-worthy pictures, you'll learn about the Cape Town culture and history behind those sites. Your guide will be available to take pictures for you while you strike the perfect pose. Position yourself inside the photo-ready frame with Table Mountain as a backdrop. Visit the colourful houses in the Cape Malay Quarter known as the Bo Kaap and learn about its heritage and cultures. Drive along the Atlantic Seaboard with the oceans on one side and the mountains on the other and stop at Maiden's Cove with 12 Apostles as a backdrop. Take a boat to Seal Island to visit ...

    This is the best tour to do if you want to enjoy Capetown. Had a tour with Yoyo, he is the best Tour Guide I have ever met, he knows his history and can show you some of the most beautiful places in cape Town

  • Cape of Good Hope & Penguins Private Tour from Cape Town

    5. Cape of Good Hope & Penguins Private Tour from Cape Town

    Be collected from your accommodation in Cape Town at around 9:00 AM by a Mercedes Benz C-class, Hyundai H1, Toyota Quantum GL, or Mercedes Benz Sprinter for larger groups. Head out on your full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula with a qualified guide. If this is your first time in Cape Town, you will be taken on a 30-minute city orientation tour before heading out.  Travel along the Atlantic seaboard, driving between the mountains and the ocean, and pass through Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay, Llandudno, and Chapman's Peak. Make a photograph stop at Maiden's Cove. Stop in Hout Bay, where you will have the option of taking a boat to Seal Island. For lunch, you can enjoy the fresh seafood at harbor eateries. Alternatively, a light meal will be available further on at Noordhoek village, along with the best coffee this side of the Cape at Roast Village.  Next, set off for the Cape of Good Hop...

    Our guide Yoyo was so informative advance us a fun informative history of what we were seeing. The seal cony boat trip was incredible, so many entertaining seals. The drive to the Cape of Good Hope was stunning g and Yoyo explained the views and had huge knowledge of his country. Lunch was fabulous at a harbour restaurant and the westerns penguins. Absolutely amazing. So Pleiades tl have had Yoyo as our guıde.

  • Cape Town: Shark Cage Dive

    6. Cape Town: Shark Cage Dive

    This half-day tour, just outside Cape Town, allows you to see a variety of shark species throughout the year according to the seasons, weather, water temperature, and other factors. Venture to Seal Island or Cape Point to see seven-gill cow sharks, mako sharks, blue sharks, and great white sharks. The location for the day will be determined by the best shark activity and sea conditions and will be confirmed with you the day before your trip. A small group of guests onboard allows for better viewing opportunities and a longer cage dive. The cage accommodates four guests comfortably and is fixed to the boat just above the surface of the water.

  • Cape of Good Hope Full-Day Private Tour

    7. Cape of Good Hope Full-Day Private Tour

    Discover the beauty of the Atlantic Seaboard, including the Blue Flag beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay. Visit the small fishing village of Hout Bay and encounter bustling markets along the way. Get the option to see thousands of seals on Seal Island Enter the Cape Point Nature Reserve on the tip of the peninsula, and then head to Simon's Town to explore the thriving harbor and attractions such as the navy museum in the hometown of the South African Navy. Enjoy the quiet of the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens at the foot of Devil's Peak mountain and wander through a forest of fragrant plants before the return trip to Cape Town.

  • Cape Peninsula & Boulders Beach Private Day Tour

    8. Cape Peninsula & Boulders Beach Private Day Tour

    First, make a quick stop in the heart of Cape Town city center to discover the colorful community known as Bo-kaap. Then, head straight for the coastline. Pass by affluent suburbs with some of the best beaches near the city, stopping for photos at Camps Bay. Proceed on towards Hout Bay seated in between gigantic mountains and the Atlantic.  Enjoy an optional scenic 40-minute round-trip boat ride to Seal Island. Resume your tour via the world-famous Chapman's Peak Drive. Marvel at this road engineering feat as you wind over the edge of the mountains; this scenic drive is not for the faint-hearted. Next, arrive at the Cape of Goodhope Nature Reserve just after midday. Discover the rich plant life of the Cape, early human history, maritime history and if you are lucky you might be able to have a mini safari.  Reach the southwesternmost point of the continent - the Cape of Good Hope - and ...

    We have had a great time! Our driver was very nice persons, very knowledgeable and told us so many interesting things about local culture and places we visited. He was able to get us thru the ques

  • Cape Peninsula Full-Day Tour from Cape Town

    9. Cape Peninsula Full-Day Tour from Cape Town

    Discover the south-western tip of the Cape Peninsula and marvel at some of the most spectacular views in the world. The drive from Cape Town passes steep mountains, secluded coves, and sweeping stretches of beach. Your full-day tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast, passing through the cosmopolitan suburbs of Sea Point and Camps Bay, where you’ll have spectacular views of the Table Mountain range. Continue to the fishing village of Hout Bay, one of Cape Town's best-kept secrets. Enjoy an optional short boat trip to Duiker Island, time permitting, to see the Cape fur seals that inhabit the island. Next is the Cape Point Nature Reserve, covering an area of more than 17,300 acres. The reserve is home to a variety of wildlife, including baboons, rhebok, Cape mountain zebra, bontebok, and the elusive eland. It is alsonone of the world's largest breeding grounds for torto...

    I can only recommend this tour! We spent a wonderful day and our tour guide was the best! Thanks Ashley for showing us around and giving us so much information about Cape Town and its history!

  • Simon's Town: Seal Island Boat Tour

    10. Simon's Town: Seal Island Boat Tour

    Go on a boat trip from Simon’s Town to Seal Island. Discover the 60,000-strong population of Cape Fur seals that gives the island its name. At the start of your cruise, you will be able to see African Penguins swimming to or from their feeding grounds and see the Roman Rock Lighthouse before heading off to Seal Island. You will also spy diverse seabirds, whales, dolphins, sunfish, and many other species of marine wildlife. Relax on board a 30-foot catamaran with a walk-around cockpit, allowing for good freedom of movement around the vessel. In the enclosed cabin there is an electric-flush toilet and double bed to make your time at sea as comfortable as possible.

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What people are saying about Seal Island

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 725 reviews

The tour has definitely exceeded our expectations! We were picked up on time and safely driven across the Cape Peninsula in a very comfortable car by our guide Yome. She taught us a lot about nature, history and also about society. She always responded to our wishes and treated us like VIPs. It is certainly also her merit that we had such a beautiful day :-)

The guides name was Rodney. He was a perfect guide and i wish i could be guided by Rodney in other occasions. He was absolutly nice, helpful, interested. Thanks a lot to Rodney and the company he is working for!!!!!

This is the best tour to do if you want to enjoy Capetown. Had a tour with Yoyo, he is the best Tour Guide I have ever met, he knows his history and can show you some of the most beautiful places in cape Town

Ibby was excellent, informative and extremely patient with us all the way

What an amazing experience! Very informative. The driver was the best!