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The Cape Town Tour Guide Co.
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Owner description: Our experienced team specializes in arranging customized private tours for small groups and families visiting Cape Town and South Africa. Our passion is delivering a high quality and authentic customized touring experience to the discerning visitor. At The Cape Town Tour Guide Co. Clive de Bruyne leads a small, expert team of professionally certified and experienced private guides who know well that you have unique needs and expectations when you travel.
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Carl was fully booked when I was hoping to book a tour with him. Despite this he still took the time to email me with other options of what I could do during my time and I think that this speaks volumes. I hope to do one of his tours in the future.

Thank Scottishgal5
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Our experience with Cape Town Tour Guide is one of the best tours we have ever had anywhere. Before even arriving, Clive was a consummate pro in working and communicating with me as we mapped out a 3-day tour for our group (of 18!). Everything was clear and his knowledge of what to do practically proved to be really insightful. Then all the details, starting with our pickup at arrivals through to delivering us for our departure, were flawlessly executed by Clive and his team. He was able to keep us all on track while also giving us lots of flexibility to adjust as we went. But what really made our experience was his personal engagement with everyone of us--3 families with 11 kids of all ages. His knowledge runs deep (geography, history, sports, wildlife, flora, politics, etc.), he keeps everything really interesting, and he makes everyone in the group feel very connected to the tour.

Personable. Thoughtful. Professional. Simply outstanding.

Thank jimh005
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

When we arrived in Cape Town after two weeks of safari we wanted to see and learn as much about the western cape as possible during the two and a half days available to us.
We spent this time in the care of and under the guidance of Clive De Brunge. We saw the "must see" aspects of the dazzlingly beautiful western cape including Table Mountain, the historic old city, the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, the wine country, Stellenboch, and an overview of massive Cape Town township (shanty town). These activities included hiking, and seeing wild ostriches, kudus, and African Penguins. We will recommend Clive to any one who asks us about a trip to the Cape because: (1) he is deeply invested in his county and it's future and willing to share his carefully considered thoughts about the past and the future, (2) he is well educated and thoroughly knowledgeable about the history, the culture, and the must see and do items in the Cape Town area including the best places to eat and shop, and (3) he focuses on important details such as making sure you are in the first cable car of the day to the top of Table Mountain thus avoiding the daily rush of tourists to the top and he is sensitive to your personal interests and responsive and flexible about plans for the day.


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Reviewed 20 June 2017

My family and I spent two days in Capetown and wanted to make the most of it. We booked two days with Clive almost a year in advance...something I recommend anyone wanting a tour do - book as far in advance as possible. We set up one day of hiking (up and over Table mountain) and one day of car touring. Clive was very flexible and switched days at the last minute when weather dictated (he also clearly had backup plans if we couldn't do our first choice). The hike was challenging but all of us - including our 14 year old daughter...made it fine - and was followed by some walking tours of parts of the city. The other day was spent car touring down toward the Cape in his land rover. Clive had a wide range of information on the area, people, flora and fauna and all aspects of the trip. Both days were outstanding and we felt we had covered as much as we could possibly have done in those 2 jam packed days.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

The 4 of us booked Clive for an 8 day road trip to see Cape Argulus, Oudtshoorn (for the Meercats)Stellenbosch and Cape Town. As other reviewers have stated Clive is a fun, knowledgeable and personable guide. Clive was able to adapt our trip to suit our interests ( no sunset photography but lots of wildlife photography) and made sure that we had a fabulous time. His accommodation choices were excellent and we enjoyed sharing a great Brai with him as the masterchef at Cape Argulus. His restaurant choices were spot on. Clive also ensured that we stopped at all the great coffee spots and that we enjoyed the wildlife and beautiful vistas along the way. Towards the end of the trip it felt like we were travelling with a friend. We are now thinking about our next trip to Africa and how can we do another road trip with Clive!

Thank yolc
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