Cape Town Urban Safari
Tour Cape Peninsula Adventure
Your local guide will show you the rich tapestry that is Cape Town including wonderful views, historical sites, cultural influences and of course the vibrant street art. You will discover the hidden secrets of Cape Town that only a local tour guide could know. Amongst the many highlights, this tour will include a visit to a superb Microbrewery known for its fine beers. Here we indulge in a beer and food pairing lunch before winding on along the coastal road enjoying the beautiful scenery and the opportunity to see a pod of dolphins or carving whales en route – depending on the season of course.
Chapman’s Peak Drive
Continuing our journey south along the cold Atlantic seaboard, we reach the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive. This astounding road was originally carved into the mountain cliffs by Italian prisoners of war between 1915 and 1922. It has subsequently undergone several engineering modifications following its closure in 1990. This is a well known and popular route in our Tour Cape Peninsula Urban Safari as it offers several iconic photo opportunities presented by the picturesque views of Hout Bay, the Sentinel Mountain and the miles and miles of shimmering white sands of Noordhoek beach as it stretches off into the distance towards Kommetjie.
Noordhoek Wine Farm and Back to Clifton
Continuing on we next stop at one of Cape Town’s most charming wine farms for a wine tasting. With magnificent views over the local seaside village of Noordhoek and the distant Kommetjie lighthouse. To end the tour we amble back towards Cape Town stopping off for sundowners at a secret location for overlooking the popular, internationally recognised, Clifton Beaches. All in all a relaxed and personalised way to experience the wonders of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula.
1. Hotel pick up/drop off and all transport
2. Fully accredited local guide
4. Chapman’s Peak Entry fees
5. Wine tasting/Lunch
What's Not Included
Food & drinks that are not specified in the inclusions above.
District Six and Woodstock street art neighbourhoods
Experience the Mother City in one of the most authentic ways possible. District Six is a former inner-city residential area where over 60,000 of its non-white inhabitants were forcibly removed during the 1970s Apartheid regime. Cape Town boasts an array of street art which serves as a powerful voice and is available for everyone to see. You’ll be shown through the streets of District Six and shown graffiti that touches on social issues, murals that speak of a deep connection to Africa, and abstract paintings of things meaningful to the local residents.
We also travel through the once infamous suburb of Woodstock. A street art initiative was started many years ago to uplift the area for the local residents. We take you through the narrow roads to show you the neighbourhood as it stands today. Good luck with choosing your favourite ones, as there is a wide variety of talent on display.
Devil’s Peak Brewery for Lunch
It’s 5 O’Clock somewhere in the world and everyone knows what that means, which is why the next stop is the Devil’s Peak Tap Room. Home to arguably the best beer in South Africa, the Devil’s Peak Brewing Company has grown enormously from its humble garage beginnings in 2012. They now offer 11 craft beers, including their award-winning flagship, the King’s Blockhouse IPA. Enjoy a meal and drink or try our recommended beer and food pairing as you take in the magnificent view of the Devil’s Peak mountain. And for those of us who don’t quite fancy beer, wine is available as well.
Colourful Bo-Kaap Neighbourhood
We’ve skirted around the outside of town, and now it’s time to go straight through. Next up is a visit to the colourful Bo-Kaap neighbourhood, where the houses are painted in all colours of the rainbow – and more. Formerly known as the Cape Malay Quarter, the multicultural residents of this old district have brightened up the entire city with their daring and vibrant colour schemes. Learn about their origins and how this place came about. If you’re looking for a way to feel the true spirit and energy of Cape Town locals, this is the best way to do it.
Wine tasting at arguably the most beautiful winery in Cape Town
Just as you thought it couldn’t get any more scenic, we take a left turn for a dirt road leading to Cape Town’s most stunning winery. Located in the sleepy town of Noordhoek, take in the quiet beauty of the long beach of Noordhoek as well as the dramatic mountain range in front of you. This town is famous for its countryside meets beach vibe.
Meander along the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive AKA most scenic road in the world
You may have glanced up and seen Chapman’s Peak Drive while walking along Hout Bay Beach. Hey, you may have even seen it in a few movies or adverts. And soon you’ll see why it is thought of as one of the most scenic drives in the world. Carved out of the rock face, the slow winding road offers jaw-dropping views of Noordhoek, Hout Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean. The various stopping points along the road offer prime views for that perfect Instagram photo – no filter needed. Dolphins and whales are not an uncommon sight in the deep blue waters, so keep an eye open.
Secret Sundowner Spot
The day will be coming to an end shortly, and the Cape is famous for her sherbert sunsets. The only way to get the complete view is to chill out with a sundowner drink perched on some boulders overlooking the ocean. We will take you to our secret spot for perfect views from Africa’s most expensive suburb with the backdrop of the immense Twelve Apostles mountain range, the western horizon, so you can watch the sun go down in African style. In Summer, you won’t be seeing the sunset till late so just sit back and bathe in Africa’s warmth.