Join us as we travel along the Cape Peninsula Tour, named early by explores as “Fairest Cape” with our qualified and experienced flexible tour guide. On this tour we will encounter beautiful beaches and unforgettable scenery, we will also show you some city sightseeing, some historical parts of the city with full explanations. We will also tell you about South Africa’s history, culture, arts, and sports as the day goes on. Cape Point is located about 3km east of Cape of Good Hope and is the most southwesterly corner of the African continent and the mythical meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian oceans. The scenic beauty of Cape Point is not its sole allure; it is also an international icon of great historical interest with many a visitor drawn to the area because of its rich maritime history. Named the ‘Cape of Storms’ by Bartolomeu Dias in 1488; the ‘Point’ was treated with respect by sailors for centuries. Coming to the aid of many sailors as a strategic navigational landmark by day, at night, the jagged rocks and violent storms of the point resulted in many shipwrecks being littered around the coastline.
With the Cape Peninsula- Cape of Good Hope-Cape Point tour you will enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean on the winding road towards Cape Point. Look out for Ostrich and Pelagic birds, view Zebra, Cape-Eland, and many species of reptiles and Rock Dassies. Chacma baboons are common in the Cape Point nature reserve, especially at the point itself. As our precious guest(s), you will have the option of either walking or taking a funicular ride to the upper lighthouse right at the tip of Cape Point where you are able to look back in awe at the beauty of the Cape peninsula and the surrounding areas.
Restaurant with be booked according to the guest’s menu
Complimentary drop off dinner transfer
The full-day the best of cape peninsula private tour – sightseeing from cape town – along the coast on a private luxury SUV, sedan or van including all the entrances fees, cape point – cape of good hope, boulders beach penguin’s colony, Kirstenbosch botanical garden, seal island/ private tour. At TNK private tours, we have designed the best flexible way of showing you around our beautiful cape peninsula private tour, named by early Portuguese explorers as the “fairest cape” and all the wonders that can offer. TNK private tours management understands that you are on holiday and need to relax at the same time to cover as many tourist attractions as possible on a private tour. This small-group tour is minimum of 2pax and a maximum 13pax package charged per person.
Departure start 08:00am after breakfast, you will be picked up from your Hotel/Guest House in Cape Town by your Guide/Driver and travel along the Atlantic seaboard, with the mountain on side and the ocean on other side quick stop for pictures at MAIDEN’S COVE, it’s well renowned for its exquisite vistas of Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles, as well as its view of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s also a popular Spot to watch the Sunset, Braai areas, Dolphins can often be spotted frohicking in the water and Whales can be seeing during the months of Jun to August, it’s a beautiful scenic lookout point nestled between Clifton’s beaches and Glen beach, (Clifton And Camps Bay) the Mother City has some of the beautiful beaches in the world. From there we will drive pass by CAMPS BAY (BAKOVEN) takes is name from Von kamptz who arrived in the Cape in 1778 and married the window Anna Wernich (known as Anna Koekemoer) of the original farm here John Wernich, We continue pass by Twelve Apostles the original farm house of the Jan Van Der Beek’s family, now is a luxury Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, pass Llandudno and have our next stop to Hout Bay for your 09:15am Boat tour to Seal Island, HOUT BAY, one of the first growing fishing suburb Harbour, gets its name from Dutch (Wood Bay) the founder of the bay is Jan Van Der Beek with its wooded valley became the main source of the timber for the buildings and repairs of ships, building such as the Castle of Good Hope, and once time the fishing village of Hout Bay established in 1867, when a GERMAN immigrant Jacob Trautmann began to farm and fish in the area, it’s was also called a Republic of Hout Bay even the Citizens had unprofessional passport, 10:30am Depart to seal island which is a sanctuary for thousands of fur seals as well as variety of sea birds, the boat last maximum 40 minutes. Thereafter we will proceed along CHAPMAN’S PEAK DRIVE the spectacular road cut into the cliffs round 650 meters high, about 10kms (6Miles) from Hout Bay to Nordhoek, the name of Chapman’s comes from John Chapman this private route has a toll gate and it was officially open in 1922, but start building in 1915, 7 years to be established, the route it is also followed on big events such as Cape Argus, Pick in Pay circle tour in March and Two Oceans Marathon in April.
Thereafter we will proceed toward NORDHOEK meaning the Northern corner, it was first named in 1743, when it described the north corner of the farm Slangkop, which was occupied by CHRISTINA-DIENER the window of FREDERICK ROUSSEAU, but the valley was first occupied by Khoi Nomads. Continues straight to Cape of Good Hope pass by Cape Point Ostrich Farm, established in 1996.
Was called before Cape of Storms by the explorer Bartholomew Dias in 1487-1488, but the Peninsula later renamed Cape of Good Hope by the King John of Portugal who saw it as a positive sign of a new trade route to India, we will explore the Dias and Da Gama monuments, Cape of Good Hope is one of the two world renowned lands marks within the Table Mountain National Park, the other is Table Mountain, this part of the park is home to an array of Fynbos, over 250 species of birds, Baboons, Cape Zebra etc…, Thereafter we proceed to Cape Point for Lunch 13:30 at Two Ocean Restaurant suits for vegetarian or no vegetarian.
Known as Cape Peninsula, according to it is position is the most south western point of African Continent within Cape point the treacherous cliffs forming the most South Western tip of Africa are some of the highest in the world and mark the spot where the cold Benguela current on the west coast and the warm Agulhus current on the east coast merge. After Lunch walk or hop aboard the funicular enjoy the scenic trip of 238 meters above the Ocean to where the old light house keeps watch over the Seas. Thereafter we will proceed to BOULDERS BEACH. The Penguins colony started in 1983 when a pair was spotted on foxy beach at boulders, the birds came to False Bay from Dyer Island at the time False Bay was closed to commercial fishing activities, the boulders beach in Simon’s Town is home to the JACKASS African Penguins Colony now said to number over 3000, though the species as whole is listed as endangered. The wooden walkway allows visitors to view the penguins in the habits and to explore it is private beach. Departures to Kalk Bay pass by Simon’s Town the historic village.
The town was named after Simon Vander Stel, Simon’s Bay and it was made the official winter anchorage for the Dutch East India Company’s ship(PORT) in 1743, by Baron G.W. VAN IMHOL, who was the Governor General of the Dutch East Indies, and it became known as Simon’s Town after the second British occupation in 1806, 1814 Simon’s Town was turned into Naval establishment and the Harbour was constructed, we will continue pass by FISH HOEK nestled in the Sandy Valley with cut right across Cape peninsula, and founded in 1818 and it was the only town which didn’t sale Alcohol until the 1990, it has safe and beautiful beaches we will drive straight to KALK BAY,
KALK BAY – meaning Lion Bay got is name from shells was collected to provide white wash and the motel for colonial
Buildings, Kalk bay was established in the 17th century as a small community of lime burners who mined the nearby deposits of limestone. Its name was divided from the Dutch term for chalk in 1795 the Dutch located a small military outpost here, and after 1806 it began to flourish as a fishing village. We will proceed straight to Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden.
first appeared in 1795, when it was listed on an inventory of property drawn up and handed over to the British occupying forces, but the origin of the name is uncertain. It suggests a link to the Kirsten family, the Botanic Garden was established in 1913 to promote, conserve and display the extraordinarily rich and diverse flora of Southern Africa, and was the first botanic garden in the world to be devoted to a country’s indigenous flora. Thereafter we will proceed straight back to your Hotel pass by the old university in the country dating back 1829, UINIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN originally known as South African College School, it was in Cape Town City, the main Campus moved to the present location in 1925 and its part of the land Cecil John Rhodes gives back to the Nation (Western Cape government), one of the former student to this University is BILL CLINTON the former president of USA. The university now is about more than 15000 students.
We continue to pass GROOTE SCHUUR HOSPITAL, it where the first human heart transplant was performed by the professor Doctor Christian Bernard in 1967, the patient who received a 25 years old heart lives only for 18 days after the operation, he died for a lung infection, but the operation was still seen as a success. DROP OFF AT YOUR HOTEL (APARTMENT) 18:00