Cape Town Tours: The Best Services and Places To Visit

Cape Town tours have become a dream for so many people. While most want to visit in order to tour the town, others want to visit the all popular Cape Town because of things they have heard about the city.

Cape Town has high and broad shoulders among other South African towns and cities. Often regarded as the “Mother City”, Cape Town is the second most populous city in the country after Johannesburg.

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Cape Town got its place as the favorite city among South Africans and tourists because of the wide aura of tourism she carries. More than every other town in South Africa and arguably Africa, the Mother City has so much in her tourism stock.

Apart from its friendly and inviting posture, the coastal city is one of the most multicultural cities in the world.

Cape Town Tours – The Best Places

Cape Town is among those places on earth that can be said to have received more people for tourism purpose than for any other thing. There are more than can be counted tourist areas in the Town. There are, however, some of these places that fall among the best and must visit areas for good Cape Town tours.

Castle of Good Hope

The castle of good hope is the heartbeat of Cape Town’s history. The priceless architectural masterpiece dates back to the 1660s and stands as one of the oldest buildings in the country.

Visiting this castle is same as visiting a vital piece of South Africa’s history. Some parts of the building were used as prisons during the second Boer war which was fought between 1899 and 1902.

Boulders Beach

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Cape Town: Boulders Beach

If you have ever thought of having a cool time with penguins, boulders beach is your place. This beach has over 3,000 birds that one can actually get close to. The Foxy beach area of the Boulders beach is where one can have a great view of the penguins.

The beach is also known as Boulders bay. This interesting Cape Town beach is located on Cape Peninsula. On an average, it receives 5000 visitors monthly.

Bo-Kaap Museum

Touring the area of Bo-Kaap, formerly known as Malay Quarter can really be interesting as it is a highly multicultural and colorful part of Cape Town. However, visiting the Bo-Kaap Museum is even more interesting.

Existing since the 1760s, this museum has some interesting multicultural collections including those made by Muslims in South Africa as well as their cultural heritage.

Table Mountain

If you have heard about Table Mountain you need to hear about it again. If you are yet to visit, what are you waiting for? While Mount Everest boasts of height, the iconic Table Mountain boasts as the only mountain of its kind in the world.

Sometimes the Mountain entangles in a romance with nature and the cloud, described as its tablecloth, settles on it. This timeless mountain has received visitors from all over the world and visitors are still not tired of visiting.

Robben Island

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Robben Island: Obama Touring Mandela’s Prison

This island is popular for serving to keep social outcasts and prisoners at various times in the past. For 16 years Robben Island served as a “home” for Nelson Mandela when he was imprisoned.

This Western Cape Island was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. From the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, one can easily be ferried to this roughly oval island.

Best Cape Town Tours Services

Cape Town Day Tours

This amazing tour service allows you to choose the type of tours you want, whether private or group, around Cape Town. Cape Town Day Tours have pulled together over 20 years of experience in Cape Town. Hence it is one of the best to give an interesting tour and guide around the town. Their services include Safari, Table Mountain, Robben Island, and Township tours among other things.

Contact Details

Phone Number: +27 21 686 3117

Skype: days out

Escape to The Cape

The services of this pretty young tour company in Cape Town are wide, luxurious and affordable. Among things covered, Escape to The Cape provides city tours, child-friendly tours, and adventure.

Cape Peninsula, Winelands, Table Mountain and West Coasts are part of the city tours company covers. Airport transfers and accommodation arrangement are other services the company provides.

Contact Details

Phone Number: +27 (0) 21 686 3492

Email: [email protected]

CapeScot Tours

CapeScot is one interesting tour service provider in Cape Town. While it provides insurance coverage for its tourists, it provides largely 1-day tours. These tours cover places like Table Mountain, Peninsula, Stellenbosch Wine, and West coast.

Contact Details

Phone Number: +27 (0)21 685 0158

Email: [email protected]

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