COLLECT at the CTICC
Depart: 08:30 | Return: 12:30
Cape Town is Africa’s most popular tourist destination and is hailed as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Providing a taste of what the thriving Mother City has to offer, this tour is specifically designed for visitors who have limited touring time.
We’ll visit places like the Castle of Good Hope, the oldest existing colonial building in South Africa built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company. West of the Castle is the Cape Town City Hall, a large Edwardian Building built in 1905. Nelson Mandela made his first public speech after his release from the balcony of this historic building.
Other places of interest include St George’s Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in Southern Africa.
For a colourful experience we’ll explore the Bo Kaap also known as the Malay quarter. This area is characterised by its multi-coloured cottages and steep cobbled streets, as well as its exotic Malay culture.
For those who enjoy a sense of history, the South African Museum offers a look at life throughout the ages in South Africa. Many exhibits can be found here. The museum is situated in the Company Gardens, which holds the Seat of Parliament. Pristine lawns, shady paths, ornate fish ponds, statues of past leaders and plenty of curious squirrels are just a part of the Company Gardens charm.
In addition, visitors have the option of ascending the majestic Table Mountain. One of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, Table Mountain forms a natural amphitheatre around the city which is what makes it unique, beautiful and dramatic! (cable car fee not included & weather-permitting).
If you want to experience the modern-day Capetonian life, while dipping back in time visiting some of the cities numerous historic treasures, then this tour is a must!
DROP-OFF at the CTICC.