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City Sightseeing Cape Town

Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 511 6000
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Cape Point Explorer from Cape Town
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Experience the best way to see Cape Town. Our red open-top buses take you on hop-on, hop-off tours: Red City Tour via Table Mountain and scenic Blue Mini Peninsula Tour via Kirstenbosch and Camps Bay.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 511 6000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the Cape Town Mini Peninsular Tour, which has 14 stops and is a great way to spend the day if you don't have your own transport. In August, so a bit chilly but we still sat upstairs and listened in to the informative...More

Thank Sonia085
Reviewed 3 days ago

We purchased a 2-day ticket on-line and had no problems redeeming at the Long St. office. This Hop On Hop Off bus was a great way to see & visit Cape Town central as well as outlying areas. There are routes and lots of inclusions...More

Thank jbgh1995
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a wonderful experience with the one day hop on hop off bus tour. It was perfect. We also bought the harbor tour and enjoyed it as well!

Thank TerryJAX
Reviewed 3 days ago

the bus is literally the best way to go around walking is a bit too far and in the heat its nice to get some wind.

Thank V_2020
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the better Big Red Bus operations I have experienced. It is reasonably priced, offers lots of options and operates on time. The basic package at 190 Rand gives a rider several tours. I took the Downtown, City and Mini Peninsula tours....More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked ahead two tours - to cape point and city tour daily ticket. Cape point tour was just amazing. Very professional guide Fred and very skilled driver Alex. Fred also took us to hike walk on rocks and showed us the best views you...More

Thank Anatoly M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great way to see cpt in a day or two Busses clean and on time Affordable and a must do when in Cape Town

Thank koedooderm123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love these buses! Our experience is always amazing in every city we visit. And it was no different in cape town. Highlight of our time was the Cape Explorer full day tour. The guide was so hilarious!!! The whole ride was laughter, good history,...More

Thank Francesse C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pros: ability to see sights outside of the city center without renting a car, historical and geographical information during transit. Cons: when it rained I was on two busses where water was pouring down on to the seats, I was not able to see more...More

Thank Liz H
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the review. I am sorry that we failed to meet your expectation. Our buses operate on a 15-20 minute frequency but I do recall a day recently, when heavy rain caused traffic gridlock in the late afternoon. This could well have been...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't take the Cape Explorer trip unless you want to be exposed to the type of overt mocking sexism that has thankfully long since disappeared in many other countries. The guide (Fred) who led the trip was not only sexist, but extensively ridiculed a French...More

1  Thank RFJ51
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that Fred did not meet with your expectation. Many other reviews here tell of him being a great guide. I will share your review with him to ensure that he improves his delivery for future guests!

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Helen S
30 April 2017|
Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
The fully guided Cape Point Explorer will depart every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday during the winter months from 1 May until mid September, after which stage it reverts to a daily departure. The buses depart the... More
Sara V
22 February 2017|
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Response from Pick1962 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sarah I think the first bus gets into Camps Bay around 9.20. The stop is nearly opposite Blues (if you want a good meal that is THE place to go - have the Kingklip) {as long as you like fish!} . If you haven't been... More
Letitia R
8 February 2017|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
There are 3 routes that you can switch between as much as you wish. Between them they go everywhere that I knew to visit as many times as you wished within the day range of the tickets you choose. We used the bus like a taxi... More