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City Sightseeing Cape Town

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Address: V&A Waterfront | Port Road, Cape Town Central 2008, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 511 6000
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Experience the best way to see Cape Town. Our red open-top buses take...

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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Great Tour and Orientation Opportunity

An inexpensive way to get a full tour of the city and orientate yourself for the remaining time of your holiday. You can of course hop-on and hop-off, but we chose to sit tight... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
Bristol, United Kingdom

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

An inexpensive way to get a full tour of the city and orientate yourself for the remaining time of your holiday. You can of course hop-on and hop-off, but we chose to sit tight and view all the sites, choosing/selecting which sites to go back and see at a later point (using the hire car). Be careful to wear sun... More 

Thank blatham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A great day out, As we walked to join the red bus, the driver some how knew we wanted to get on his bus and just stopped mid way to pick us up, Johnston the driver, very pleasant ...everything just flowed into order, a great trip, the township guide kenny was very informative and dropped us off back to rejoin... More 

Thank livelifeSpain
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The city sightseeing buses are a perfect way to move between many of the main attractions of the city. I also decided to take last departure of the red loop (just after 6pm in November) for a personal mini-tour around Table Mountain (which had been hiked a couple of days earlier) and the sunset over Camps Bay :)

Thank SimplyCarla
Cabanatuan City, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in Capetown for a conference and just had one day to tour. Booked the hop on hop off bus and was able to do the whole blue line tour, red line tour and purple tour with stopovers in botanical garden, wine tasting, V&A waterfront and cable car ride to Table Mountain. Really worth the effort and the time.... More 

Thank Amina M
Boston, Mass. USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We bought a 2 day pass and recommend the red line one day and the purple line ( wine tour) the second day. We were in Capetown for 10 days and this helped us plan our itinerary. The drivers are very helpful and you are given earphones to plug in on the bus for an audio tour of the areas... More 

Thank MoandJim
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went on the Red bus with a friend that's visiting me from the USA. I live in Cape Town and loved every minute of the ride around our beautiful city. We spent almost an entire day on it. It's a fantastic way to experience the whole city! I love that you can switch between routes. We did a mixture... More 

Thank ElizabethCarolineR
United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic, efficient, informative and a must for any visit to CT. I would recommend the red bus tour then the purple wine tour.

Thank GlobalSum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome service...great people...we experienced more of Cape Town which we dont get to see everyday...thank you so much for taking us place to place safely

Thank Penny V
San Antonio, Tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent four days in the greater Cape Town area. We decided to start with two days visiting the attractions in and around the City Center and chose the Hop on Hop Off bus. We were not disappointed in our choice. We started early and watched our time, and were able to travel on three of the four routes -... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good service...commentary was excellent and skate rings of local music was fun. We didn't get off but stayed on during the city circuit and got a great feel for the different areas of CT

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