City Sightseeing Cape Town Hop On Hop Off Tour

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See beautiful Cape Town in 4 routes available: the Red City Tour, the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour, the Yellow Downtown Tour and the Purple Wine Tour. Discover this mysterious, beautiful and exhilarating city!


Hop On Hop Off Tours in Cape Town
Departs From:
Cape Town
Meeting Point:
Aquarium (Main Terminus Point)
1 or 2 days
daily at regular intervals
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Visit exhilarating, beautiful Cape Town and discover a bounty of things to do and see. The Red City Tour comprises of 12 stops within the city which includes the popular V&A Waterfront and a stop at the Table Mountain Cableway, before returning to the V&A Waterfront via the stunning coastal suburbs of Camps Bay, Clifton, Sea Point and Green Point. Take a historical and factual overview of Cape Town with the Yellow Downtown tour.

The Blue Mini Peninsula Tour, which comprises of 14 stops, stretches beyond the City and incorporates the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and stops in Hout Bay, including Imizamo Yethu, an optional township walking tour. Explore South Africa's rich wine heritage awaits you with the Purple Wine Tour.

The majestic Atlantic coastline is a must-see with Camps Bay, Mariner's Wharf and the suburbs of Clifton, Seapoint and Green Point. Wildlife lovers may wish to visit the Two Oceans Aquarium, the World of Birds, Monkey Jungle or the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. For those with a head for heights, a cable car ride up Table Mountain offers breathtaking views of the City Bowl and the more adventurous traveler may wish to journey down the 112 metres via an abseiling rope! Take time to explore the city center shops, the Castle of Good Hope, St. George's Cathedral and the District Museum.

You have the option between the 1 Day Ticket and the 2 Day Ticket. Get a FREE Canal Cruise as well as the Historic Walk, District 6 OR Bo-Kaap Walk, when you choose the 2 Day Ticket.*

Harbour Cruise

Frequency: 30 minutes

Operating hours : 09:00 to 17:00

Hop on the harbour cruise to experience the V&A Waterfront from a completely different angle. The cruise includes a trip through the V&A Waterfront's beautiful canal and stops at the One and Only, the City Lodge and the Harbor Bridge before arriving at the Westin and Cape Town International Convention Center (Bus Stop 3).

Free Walking Tour - Morning or Afternoon

Historic City Walk

Schedule: 11:00 and 16:15

Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

The Historic City Walk takes in places like the City Hall, where Nelson Mandela made his first speech as a free man, as well as a walk down to Tuynhuys to learn about the Dutch era and slavery - with a stop in the garden by the old tree, which is 362 years old. It also includes a stop by the benches in front of Cape High Court where your guide will talk about the Classification Act and the Separation Act before making your way onto the Slave Lodge and the Eastern Food Bazaar.

Bo-Kaap Walk

Schedule: 14:00 and 16:15

Duration: 1 hour

The Bo-Kaap walk takes you along the cobbled streets of Bo-Kaap through the beautiful, brightly colored houses where you will learn about the history of the Muslim population and see Cape Town's first Mosque. You will hear about the popular Cape Malay food and even be advised on where to soak up some of Cape Town's enticing nightlife.

District 6 Walk

Schedule: 11:00 and 14:00

Duration: 90 minutes

The walk takes you to a old inner-city residential area in Cape Town. Learn about the history of the area and its place in the apartheid regime in the 1970's.


Loop Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

Frequency: 20 minutes

Operating hours : 08:40 to 16:45

Stop 1 - V & A Waterfront

Stop 2 - The Clock Tower

Stop 3 - International Convention Centre

Stop 5 - Long Street

Stop 6 - Jewel Africa

Stop 7 - Table Mountain*

Stop 8 - Camps Bay

Stop 9 - President Hotel

Stop 10 - St John's Road

Stop 11 - Winchester Mansions

Stop 12 - Green Point


Loop Duration: Approximately 20 minutes

Operating hours : 09:05 to 17:15

Stop 1 - Long Street

Stop 2 - St George's Cathedral

Stop 3 - South African Museum

Stop 4 - Mount Nelson Hotel

Stop 5 - SA Jewish Museum

Stop 6 - District Museum

Stop 7 - Castle of Good Hope


Loop Duration: Approximately 75 minutes

Frequency: 25 to 35 minutes

Operating hours : 09:05 to 17:15

Stop 1 - V & A Waterfront

Stop 4 - Foreshore

Stop 5 - Long Street

Stop 15 - Mount Nelson

Stop 20 - Kirstenbosch

Stop 21 - Constantia Nek

Stop 22 - World of Birds

Stop 23 - Imizamo Yetho

Stop 24 - Mariner's Wharf

Stop 8 - Camps Bay Beach

Stop 9 - President Hotel

Stop 10 - St John's Road

Stop 11 - Winchester Mansions

Stop 12 - Green Point


Loop Duration: Approximately 30 minutes

Operating hours : 09:55 to 16:25

Stop 21 - Constantia Nek

Stop 25 - Groot Constantia

Stop 26 - Eagles Nest

Stop 27 - Beau Constantia

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Afrikaans, Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Zulu, Special Kids Commentary


  • 1-day or 2-day hop on hop off ticket

  • *FREE Night Tour, Canal Cruise, Walking Tour (2-day ticket)


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

From April 2017-March 2018


Loop Duration: 90 minutes

Frequency: 20 minutes

Operating hours : 08:00 to 17:15

Stop 1 - V & A Waterfront

Stop 2 - Clock Tower - V&A Waterfront

Stop 3 - CT Convention Centre

Stop 4 - Forshore

Stop 5 - Long Street Office

Stop 6 - Jewel Africa

Stop 7 - Table Mountain

Stop 8 - Camps Bay

Stop 9 - President Hotel

Stop 10 - St John's Road

Stop 11 - Winchester Mansions

Stop 12 - Green Point

Stop 13 - St Georges Cathedral

Stop 14 - South African Museum

Stop 15 - Mount Nelson Hotel

Stop 16 - SA Jewish Museum

Stop 17 - District Six Museum

Stop 18 - Castle of Good Hope

Stop 19 - Kirstenbosch

Stop 20 - Constantia Nek

Stop 21 - World of Birds

Stop 22 - Imizamo Yethu

Stop 23 - Mariners Wharf

Stop 24 - Groot Constantia

Stop 25 - Eagles Nest

Stop 26 - Beau Constantia


  • 1-day or 2-day hop on hop off ticket


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

- It is necessary to print the confirmation voucher for this tour. The bus driver will not accept vouchers shown from a mobile device.

  • Children below 5 years old are free of charge.

  • Starting April 2017 Child Rate will apply from 5-17 years old

  • *The Table Mountain Cable Station (Red City Tour Bus Stop 7) will be under maintenance from 25 July to 07 August 2016 and so the tour will visit signal Hill during this time.

  • Tour buses are wheelchair friendly.

  • Schedules are subject to change.

  • You may choose to hop on the bus at any stop along the route and exchange your voucher there.

Ticket Validity

All ticket validities are for consecutive hours/days from first use.

  • A 1-day ticket is valid only for the day of redemption.

  • A 24-hour ticket is valid from the time redeemed until the same time the following day.

The same principle applies for a 2-day/ 48-hour (or more) ticket.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 1 day or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 0 day or less prior to date of activity.

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