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Stony Point Nature Reserve: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Cape Town: Shark Cage Diving and Penguin Tour

1. From Cape Town: Shark Cage Diving and Penguin Tour

Your shark diving adventure begins with an early morning pickup from your accommodation in Cape Town. Ask your hotel to pack a breakfast for you, or enjoy the light breakfast provided upon arrival in Gansbaai. Listen to a briefing about the shark diving experience before setting sail on the open seas for an exciting three hours of shark cage diving. Put on the diving gear provided for you and get ready for an unforgettable experience. Watch closely as the crew engages the sharks, drawing them close to the boat to give you the best views. See this apex predator up close when you take your turn in the cage, admiring its sheer size and streamlined shape as it swims right past you. Return to shore after your cage diving adventure and enjoy a warm shower. Fresh towels will be provided. Sit down with your tour group to watch a DVD of the day's events and receive your diving adventure certificate before heading back to Cape Town. Your return journey takes you through Betty's Bay. Visit the Stony Point Nature Reserve, home to a unique colony of African penguins. See the flightless birds up close and walk along the boardwalk that makes its way through the colony's natural habitat. Return to Cape Town via the scenic R44 coastal route, stopping at a viewpoint along the way to take photos.

From Cape Town: 3-Day Safari and Coastal Tour with Transfer

2. From Cape Town: 3-Day Safari and Coastal Tour with Transfer

Departing Cape Town, we head towards Cape Agulhas, the true Southern Tip of Africa and its famous lighthouse. En-route visit Betty’s Bay where an African penguin colony calls this home. On to Hermanus which is known as the best land-based whale watching destination in the World and where the majestic Southern right whales calve their young in the Bay. We meander to Cape Agulhas with views over the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and tonight you will overnight at a 4-Star Guest House Leaving the Southern Tip of Africa, you make your way to the magnificent Garden Route Game Lodge. This 4-Star facility offers a unique Safari experience. Check into our chalets with time to spare to enjoy the attractions and views it has to offer. In the afternoon, hop aboard an open-aired Safari vehicle, where a local guide will take you on a 1.5-hour game drive. Spot elephants, rhinos, lions, hippos, herds of antelope, and much, much more. A 3-course dinner is on the menu for the evening. Spend the night at the Garden Route Game Lodge A morning game drive awaits you bright and early, spotting some of the animals you perhaps did not see the day before. After a scrumptious breakfast, make your way back to Cape Town via the incredibly scenic Route 62 through mountain passes and characterful towns. Wine tasting and exploring are on the menu before arrival at your place of accommodation around 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

From Cape Town or Stellenbosch: Scenic Coastline Day Tour

3. From Cape Town or Stellenbosch: Scenic Coastline Day Tour

Explore the spectacular Western Cape coastline on a private guided day trip from Stellenbosch or Cape Town. Marvel at mountain passes, sea views, and lush vineyards as you make your way to some of the area's top attractions. Start your day with a convenient pickup from your accommodation and head to your first stop for the day, Stony Point Nature Reserve located in the quaint coastal town of Betty's Bay. Wander along the boardwalk and see the colony of African Penguins that call this reserve home. Observe the flightless birds as they go about their daily routines in their natural habitat. Keep an eye out for other species as well, including Cormorant, Hartlaub Gulls, and Kelp Gulls. From the reserve, head to the Harold Porter Botanical Garden. This lovely garden is situated in the center of the coastal fynbos where the flora is at its richest with 1,600 different plant species. Take a stroll through the gardens until you reach the waterfall. Stop for lunch and refuel with some local fare before continuing your Cape adventure with a journey to Franschhoek Valley. Wind along a mountain pass with 99 turns, admiring stunning views along the way. Finish the day with a wine tasting, soaking up the sights of the Franschhoek Valley, known for its delicious wine and views of the mountain slopes.

Other Sightseeing Options in Stony Point Nature Reserve

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