Cape Peninsula Day Tour - Fur Seals, Penguins and the Cape of Good Hope!

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Cape Peninsula Day Tour


A MUST-DO for every Cape Town visitor! Visit the Cape Peninsula with this Cape Peninsula Full Day Tour, exploring the amazing scenery, with incredible views of the Twelve Apostles of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. Visit Hout Bay, Boulders Beach, and the Cape Point National Reserve. Private guided transportation.


  • Scenic drive passes by Camps Bay Beach from where you will see incredible views of the Twelve Apostles of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean
  • Visit Hout Bay, a picturesque harbour town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The launch site for boat trips out to the fur seal colony on nearby Duiker Island
  • Boulders Beach – one of the most popular beach getaways close to Cape Town. Visit the Penguin sanctuary here to see endangered African Penguins up close
  • Visit the famous Cape Point lighthouse and Cape of Good Hope, the southern tip of the Cape Peninsula

Full Day Cape Town & Cape Peninsula

7:45am - 8:30am

Depart Cape Town - we pick up directly from hostels and hotels for safety and comfort. If staying in an Airbnb just email us. Your booking confirmation (ticket) will show you your exact pick-up time (depends on where you are staying!)


Direct bus to Hout Bay- this scenic drive passes by Camps Bay Beach from where you will see incredible views of the Atlantic Seaboard and the Atlantic Ocean.

09:30am - 09:45am

Arrival to Hout Bay, a picturesque harbor town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

10:00am - 11:00am


40-minute Boat Cruise to Hout Bay Seal Island. Here you will see seals in their natural habitat, and enjoy the incredible scenery the peninsula has to offer along the harbor at Hout Bay.

11:15am - 11:30am


A quick stop for breakfast at Chapman’s Peak Drive – this includes photo opportunities with incredible views and a light breakfast snack (included)


Depart Chapman’s Peak Drive for Boulders Beach

12:00pm - 12:15pm

Arrive at Boulder’s Beach


45 min tour of Boulder’s Beach Penguin Reserve – a protected area between Simon’s Town and Cape Point. Boulders Beach is world-renowned for its large colony of African penguins and beautiful, protected beaches.

1:00pm - 1:15pm

Depart Boulders Beach for Cape Point Nature Reserve

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Arrive at the Information Center in Cape Point.
Entry ticket to Cape Point National Reserve not included and must be paid at the entry gate

1:45pm- 2:15pm


Picnic Lunch – after our transfer to Cape Point we will treat you to a picnic lunch at a scenic viewpoint before continuing the tour.

2:15pm - 3:30pm

After our picnic lunch stop, we will venture on to the Cape Peninsula Visitors Centre, from where we embark on a leisurely walk up to the famous Cape Point lighthouse.

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Enjoy a 45-minute scenic hike to the Cape of Good Hope, the most South-Western point of the African continent. The perfect spot for a photo opportunity at the Cape of Good Hope sign.

4:30pm - 4:45pm

Depart for Cape Town – we return via an alternate route along the Atlantic Seaboard with the stunning Twelve Apostle mountains as a backdrop.

5:50pm - 6:05pm

Arrival to Cape Town. We will drop you off at your accommodation once we arrive, to guarantee safety and comfort!

What’s Included

  • Private safe touristic transport
    • Hotel pick ups and drop offs
    • Registered Tour Guide & Driver
  • Breakfast (light snack)
  • Picnic lunch

Not Included

  • Cape Point National Park entry ticket (mandatory) - 400 Rand ($24)
  • Boat trip to Fur Seal Colony at Houts Bay (optional) - 140 Rand ($8)
  • Boulders Bay Penguin Reserve entry ticket (optional) - 190 Rand ($12)
  • Note: Should you prefer, entrance tickets can also be added at the time of booking and your guide will organize these for you on the day.

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