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Daytrips from Cape Town Central

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Daytrips from Cape Town Central
Cape Town is an ideal base from which to explore the best of South Africa. Wineries, scenic coastal drives, and wildlife reserves all make for enjoyable day trips to explore beyond the city.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
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Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

Comprising nearly 20,000 wild acres of steep cliffs and hiking trails, this legendary peninsula is part of Cape Peninsula National Park.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Boulders Beach
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Boulders Beach

The sheltered inlet of Boulders Beach is located in the Cape peninsula near Simon's Town. Here exists a protected colony of African penguins which can be viewed in their natural habitat via wooden walkways. There is also an excellent beach for swimming nearby.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Franschhoek
Franschhoek

The village of Franschhoek (French Corner), tucked into the Cape Winelands of South Africa, is known as the country's food and wine capital. Galleries and antique shops fill the tree-lined streets, and vineyards established more than 300 years ago cascade over the hills just outside town. Local activities range from wine-tasting tours to trout fishing and hiking. The Huguenot Memorial... More

The village of Franschhoek (French Corner), tucked into the Cape Winelands of South Africa, is known as the country's food and wine capital. Galleries and antique shops fill the tree-lined streets, and vineyards established more than 300 years ago cascade over the hills just outside town. Local activities range from wine-tasting tours to trout fishing and hiking. The Huguenot Memorial Museum honors the town's early settlers, who fled religious persecution in France. Less

Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari
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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari

Aquila Game Reserve is recognized as a major Cape Town tourist attraction. Aquila has been published in the "World's 21 favourite things to do in Cape Town," and considered one of the top 10 daytrip destinations by Sawubona Magazine. Aquila offers a wide variety of safaris - day trip safaris, horseback safaris, quad bike safari, overnight and fly-in safaris. There are other activities... More

Aquila Game Reserve is recognized as a major Cape Town tourist attraction. Aquila has been published in the "World's 21 favourite things to do in Cape Town," and considered one of the top 10 daytrip destinations by Sawubona Magazine. Aquila offers a wide variety of safaris - day trip safaris, horseback safaris, quad bike safari, overnight and fly-in safaris. There are other activities on offer like 4 x 4 trails, fishing and themed weekend breakaways. Less

Fee: Yes
West Coast National Park
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West Coast National Park

The West Coast National Park hosts vast concentrations of migratory birds, and is an ideal spot for appreciating the colorful flora endemic to the region. There are picnic sites, hiking trails, and opportunities to go mountain biking or whale watching.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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