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1- or 2-day Cape Town Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus tour

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    What to Expect
    This City Sightseeing Cape Town hop-on hop-off tour highlights the best of this South African coastal gem. Enjoy the convenience and easy-access of an open top, double-decker bus as you check out all of the Cape Town highlights. A Classic 1-day ticket is the perfect option for travelers with limited time and can be used to access any of the 4 loops. The Red City Tour Route highlights 12 city highlights, including a stop at the door of the Table Mountain Cableway station, the Camps Bay sunset strip, and the Two Oceans Aquarium. The Yellow Downtown tour stops at all of the important museums in the city and shows you old Cape Town, which includes the balcony that Nelson Mandela made his famous freedom speech from. The Blue Mini Peninsula Route offers 14 stops, including the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the World of Birds park in Hout Bay, the walking tour at the Imizamo Yethu township, and the Hout Bay harbour for boat trips to Seal island. Travelers who opt for the Blue Route can also enjoy the Purple Wine Tour Route to access the oldest winemaking region is the country. Travelers with a bit more time can opt for the Premium 2-day ticket, which includes the addition of a V&A Seal and harbour cruise or a cruise along the Cape Town canal. This popular tour is easy to personalize since travelers can hop on or off the bus as many times as they choose. Buses depart from select stops every 15 minutes on the Red and Yellow Route and every 20 minutes on the Blue and Wine Route.
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    Departure Point
    •  V&A Waterfront City Sightseeing tour office (outside the 2 Oceans Aquarium) • Downtown City Sightseeing tour office (81 Long Street) • Camps Bay beach road City Sightseeing tour office (outside the Bay Hotel, Victoria Road) • Any other stop
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    Any stop
    • Audio commentary is available in 15 languages
    • A special kids commentary is available in English
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup/drop-off
    • Tour to the oldest township in Langa and Guguletu (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • An optional tour to the oldest township in Langa and Guguletu is available. Extra charge applies
    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 today via mobile

    This bus-tour is excellent. It provides guided, cost-effective transportation to many parts of Cape Town, including some rather far-reaching areas.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank HappyRockMB
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    The busses are clean commentary is great drivers are polite well groomed and cautious can only recommend this for tourists to experience Cape Town

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank JohnJ4943
    Reviewed yesterday

    The whole family really enjoyed our day on the red route... I would highly recommend doing this especially on a clear sunny day... sitting on the top deck seeing all the places was a pleasure. We essentially used it as a way of getting from...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Richard_Fiona
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    I got a 1 day pass for the hop on hop off bus tour. The route was good. The price was slightly on the higher side. There was a lot of traffic, especially coming down from the top mountain stop which made the trip a...More

    Thank linz_269
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We booked a 2-day ticket through Viator before leaving the UK so when we arrived in Cape Town, all we had to do was exchange the paper voucher on the day we wanted the 2 days to begin. This didn't impact our travel time at...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank KMAnonymous
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    19 August 2019|
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    Response from Lovetravelingworld99 | Reviewed this property |
    On the buses and also at the tourist information centre
    16 August 2019|
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    Response from Funtraveller1976 | Reviewed this property |
    The red bus route takes approximately 2 hours to complete the loop. The busses are very reliable and run exactly according to their schedules. I mentioned the two hours as approximate because I was going on my memory. We... More
    17 June 2019|
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    Response from 197thomasm | Reviewed this property |
    I believe so as it’s either 24 or 48 hour ticket
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    • Duration: 1h
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