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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
    Departure Time
    9am-5pm
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Any stop
    Inclusions
    • Audio commentary is available in 15 languages
    • A special kids commentary is available in English
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    Exclusions
    • 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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    Easy to book, plenty of buses, and easy to get on and off as many of the routes intersect at the same stop(s). Plenty of cover upstairs if it gets too hot as well. All in all great value, and the best way to see the major attractions and get an idea of the layout of Capetown.
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    Great way to see City sites at own pace and with a reliable pick up and drop off service. Just cater for some traffic congestion in peak hours.
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    We bought the two day ticket and felt it was money well spent. The blue route took us out of town for an overview of the area. We didn’t do the red route because most of it was related to Table Mountain which was closed because of the crazy wind. We did the blue route twice
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    Loved this tour - buses came very regularly and the drivers were so helpful and friendly all the time. The commentary is fun and interesting and I just loved it all. Would definitely recommend.
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    very well organized, we recieved a lot of useful informations. all the busstops are easy to find. absolutley recommended
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    By: City Sightseeing
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    CARLG1637
    20
    The best way
    Easy to book, plenty of buses, and easy to get on and off as many of the routes intersect at the same stop(s).
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    christine_lee_za
    20
    So much fun!
    Perfectly organized and so well put together. The highlight of our Cape Town visit. 10/10 would recommend!
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    DennisE1231
    122
    Best value for money especially when you have limited time for your Cape Town visit
    Great way to see City sites at own pace and with a reliable pick up and drop off service. Just cater for some
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    R8311UXannas
    20
    Highly recommend!
    If you don’t get to go to Table Mountain on your Cape Town trip, I defo recommend Cape Point and Boulders Beach!
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    teachers55
    Key West, Florida
    795295
    Best Way to Get the Whole Picture
    We bought the two day ticket and felt it was money well spent. The blue route took us out of town for an overview
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    paul19602013
    Brighton, United Kingdom
    511187
    Good Way to see the city and surrounding area
    A good way to see the city with information supplied via the headphones. I opted for the Peninsula Tour which gave
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    liz w
    Mui Ne, Vietnam
    50
    Excellent service
    Loved this tour - buses came very regularly and the drivers were so helpful and friendly all the time. The
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    angelikaneu
    Maputo, Mozambique
    7424
    a must
    very well organized, we recieved a lot of useful informations. all the busstops are easy to find. absolutley
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    KAIZERCHIEFS
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    324
    My faith has been restored in HOP ON HOP OFF BUS TOURS. CAPE TOWN IS ALL they SAY IT IS
    Did the blue route as I only had a few hours & it was first class to get to know Cape Town. I have been to CAPE
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    Bernelee S
    Pretoria, South Africa
    70
    Worth It - Purple Bus
    We went on a year end function and this was one of our trips, the Purple Bus. Would recommend adding this to your
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    AnotherOpinion
    United States
    4468
    Terrific day
    We normally travel independently but decided to do a group bus tour for the sake of efficiency. We are glad we
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    cathgWestYorks
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    5035
    Great way to see Capetown
    The commentary going round on the bus was very interesting, and if you got off the bus you only had to wait
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    Negal2014
    Perth, Australia
    27890
    Very good
    If it’s your first visit to Cape Town these tours are Worth doing, gives you a great idea and location of beaches
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    PhilS2451
    Warwick, United Kingdom
    13638
    Cape Town sights
    We visited Cape Town to watch the cricket but our first full day meant we searched the Red sightseeing bus. We
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    Lorraine L
    Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
    121
    Good convenient way to see Cape Town
    Great value - easy to use to see the sights of Cape Town. Buses run frequently through the day with audio guides.
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    • Hout Bay Table Mountain and 7 more
    • Duration: 1h
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