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Hop-On Hop-Off Cape Town Canal Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Most of Cape Town's Foreshore precinct used to be under water, but found its business-hub shape through a complicated land-reclamation project completed in the 1940s. The Cape Town canal once again links the vibrant V&A Waterfront area with downtown Cape Town. Whether you decide to sail one way or return, sit back and learn more about this watery history and the V&A Waterfront’s underwater gems, such as secret submerged passageways and private islands.

    Tickets for this cruise are valid for a full day, allowing you to hop-on, hop-off at any of the stops along the canal, or to use it as transport to and from the V&A.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The V&A Waterfront, City Lodge Hotel, V&A, Harbour Bridge Hotel, Westin Hotel, or Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC)
    Departure Time
    Every 20-minutes, from 9am thru 6pm
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Hop-on hop-off canal cruise
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Any attraction fees
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Cruises are operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 10 August 2019

    The boat stopped right outside our hotel and travels directly to the water front, well priced with commentary about the landmarks along the way. Would recommend as an alternative to a taxi

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Emily S
    Reviewed 8 April 2019

    We are Cape Town locals and we wanted to see the the new canal extension into the city. The cruise was punctual, well organized, safe and enjoyable. The canal is beautiful. A very pleasant trip to add onto a Waterfront visit.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Stuart H
    Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

    A nice gentle way to travel to the Waterfront. We loved it and thought the commentary was fine. Passed some beautiful mega expensive properties on the way.

    2  Thank Jasmin
    Reviewed 8 January 2019

    We chose the canal and harbour cruise combo. Great deal and a fantastic experience. Very informative and beautiful to see. Boats clean and on schedule.

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank MCoertzen
    Reviewed 3 January 2019

    all was well for me and children. I would prefer the person talking to be visible on the boat as the ear phones were too soft regardless of max volume

    Date of experience: December 2018
    2  Thank Trail32436009563
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    18 August 2019|
    Response from Emily S | Reviewed this property |
    There are a few along the way but for us it went from the hotel to the v&a
    22 January 2019|
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