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City Sightseeing Cape Town

Address: V&A Waterfront | Port Road, Cape Town Central 2008, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 511 6000
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Type: City tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience the best way to see Cape Town. Our red open-top buses take...
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Type: City tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: 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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New Delhi, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Loved using the bus to see all the major sights; booked online to get a better rate and avoid wasting time on the bus. Unfortunately we spent so much time at certain attractions that we could not use up all the extra tours we got in the two day pass; so would be good to plan ahead. Also, would request... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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120 reviews 120 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

For R250 (online purchase) we got a two day ticket which consisted of the red tour which included the yellow tour, the blue tour which included the purple tour, a canal tour, a walking tour as well as a night tour which included a stop on signal hill to watch the sunset. I have never quite seen CT from a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I loved using this bus as a transportation mode. The bus drops you off in front of or near all the major places to see in Cape Town. It was so easy to get on and off. It was also nice to sit back and tour the city!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Four of us headed out from the Table Bay hotel to buy tickets to ride the Hop on Hop off bus. We were approached by a ticket salesman who told us there were long lines to buy the tickets and we could avoid the queue if we bought from him. Once we got to the bus, we were told we... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is indeed my favourite part of the holiday. Whether you're travelling on your own or with company you'll enjoy hearing the real stories about the Mother City from knowledgeable individuals. The Commentary is in a variety of languages and the headphones were in working order. A tip is to arrive before 10h00 because the queues can be long especially... More 

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Abuja, Nigeria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My experience was so interesting. I started with Blue route in which I explored parts of the Cape peninsula. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Groot constantia wine estate, World of birds, Hout Bay, Camps Bay, and various parts of Cape town city centre, then, after some days I went with the Red route bus to the Table Mountain cable way...The whole... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

What started out as a one liner in a conversation (we should all go out soon!) turned into a family day of sheer fun! As a family we connected on WhatsApp and enquired who wanted to join the trip on the bus. Much to my delight we were a mix bunch which seniors (!) to young adults, children and toddlers... More 

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Dorset, England
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81 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A 2 day ticket (online) for 250 Rand covers pretty much all of their different routes and giving lots of time to get off and see things, or to get an overview. This will do all of the centre of the city and V&A Marina, the western coast as far as Hout Bay, Kirstenbosch. Table Mountain cable car and the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Great way to see Cape Town - being a tourist in my own city! Great service, friendly, helpful staff.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I try to go to Cape Town at least once a year, and the red bus is always top of my list of things to do. And everytime we try and do a different tour. This time around we did the night tour, which was the first time for me, and the red tour, which I've done for the third... More 

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