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Urban Safari in Cape Town

Highlights
  • Comprehensive tour of the city's hidden gems
  • Wine and beer tastings included
  • Savvy narration from your guides on the city's local arts and culture
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Urban Safari in Cape Town
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Urban Safari in Cape Town
US$57.29
Overview
Experience an unusual safari on the urban streets of Cape Town during this full-day tour. Hop in to a rustic van covered with eye-catching art, which will ferry you around the city to see some of the off-the-beaten-path landmarks and hidden gems known only to the locals. With a savvy guide in the lead, learn much more about the true spirit of Cape Town than you would exploring the typical tourist hot spots on your own. You'll also visit local wineries and craft beer breweries to taste some of the city's best products.
What to Expect

After pickup from your local hotel, your first stop is the colorful Bo-Kaap neighborhood, where the houses are painted in all colors 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 color schemes. 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.

Afterwards, experience the 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. 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. 

Next, onward to the next stop at the Devil’s Peak Tap Room, home to arguably the best beer in South Africa. For those of us who don’t quite fancy beer, wine is available as well. Once you've had your fill, you'll continue down Chapman's Peak Drive. 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.

Take a left turn afterwards 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. Here you'll enjoy some fantastic wine sampling. This town is famous for its countryside meet beach vibe and the Cape is famous for her sorbet sunsets. The only way to get the complete view is to chill out with a sundowner drink (BYO) perched on some boulders overlooking the ocean. Return to your hotel around 5-6pm.

Reviews (10)
1 - 5 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A bit of this a bit of that

Loved how this tour included this and that and ultimately being a value for money setup for a local mover on a budget. Got to tick wine tasting and Bo Kaap in one go. Thumbs up

Thank mankosip
Reviewed 13 July 2018
Great Relaxed Tour

I recommend this. The value to cost is pretty high and I thought Richard, the tour guide was great. If i could do one part over, I think I'd leave this for my last day instead of first. This was a relaxed tour - really...More

Thank Rishi K
Reviewed 23 June 2018
Great Township Tour and Dinner with Family

Thulani pulled out all stops to provide a great experience! Our family of four (two teens) toured Robben Island, but were left with many unanswered questions about the impact on the people who were segregated, relocated, and marginalized. Thulani shared overviews as we drove through...More

1  Thank dck_333
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile
Great Day!!

We had a absolutely amazing day driving around capetown! Good organisation and punctual pick up. Great mixed group from people all over the world. I really recommend this tour for everyone!

Thank Marielle S
Reviewed 26 January 2018
Great Urban Safari . The guide Richard made the difference

Hi everyone, I was working for a week in Stellenbosch and joined the Urban Safari with Kiff Tours. The tour was great, especially with the beer tasting over lunch, the beautiful views of the winery over Long Beach and the secret hopping for the final...More

1  Thank Sebastian K
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