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Explore Sideways

Cape Town, South Africa
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About Explore Sideways
Exploring Sideways is all about getting off the beaten track and experiencing South Africa like never before. The bespoke collection of private day tours from Cape Town are outfitted for discerning and curious travellers seeking unique experiences and unforgettable moments, rather than generic, “one-size fits all” tours. Whether you’re a sip-savvy connoisseur seeking out the best of the South African Winelands or a family looking for fun and adventure, we’ve got a spectrum of activities, sights and tastes no matter your interests. Our passionate and professional guides are what truly complete the perfect Sideways experience. We match the expertise and personality of each expert guide to every single tour, with additional on-the-day customisation that will match your mood, your pace and even your most specific requests.
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Ashley P wrote a review May 2021
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Because of COVID, our anniversary trip to South Africa was delayed. The trip, however, was definitely worth the wait! We spent several days touring Cape Town with our wonderful guide, Ryan. He took us to every single spot we were hoping to see while still incorporating smaller, more local spots. Ryan was able to change our schedule around to fit the most into our days, while never making anything feel rushed. He also changed around our schedule based on the weather forecast, which worked out perfectly! It was obvious how much Ryan loves South Africa (specifically Cape Town) and his enthusiasm was infectious. We are already looking forward to planning a trip back!
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Nastyona wrote a review Feb 2020
Moscow, Russia16 contributions7 helpful votes
This is a very nice, comfortable and tasty experience in Cape Town! Thanks a lot Explore Sideways who helped us to develop the itinerary (taking into account our preferences) for lunch reservation, wine tasting and cellar visit. Thank you for your patience (when we were asking much questions and proposing many different options) and thank you for reactivity to do final bookings! A separate thanks to Tim, our guide, who gave us enormous quantity of information, who replied all our questions concerning wine in SA and in France, and plenty other questions about South Africa everyday life.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Joe eagle wrote a review Jan 2020
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Booked a private tour through Sideways with white shark projects. Early pick up by Ryan van Reenen in his Jeep and had wonderful far ranging conversation from politics to surfing,wine to geology and many other topics on the 2.5 hour trip to Gansbaai. Beautiful calm day on arrival,lovely friendly crowd in Whitesharkprojects group, especially Tom our expert for the trip. Boat was ready,high speed to the cage and then fun of squeezing into wet suit-. We saw 3 big bronze whalers up close and enjoyed the magic of being in their space. No whites but are becoming increasingly unpredictable,that's nature. Lots of good info on shark protection and how endangered some of the species are,especially whites. Probably 40 mins in the water which was enough for this old fella. Happy ride home with Ryan and sure slept well that night. A definite must do if you love nature and the sea
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Rodrigo Moran wrote a review Jan 2020
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I had a fantastic day with Fred, my jolly and incredibly knowledgeable tour guide. I felt like my tour was guided by an old friend that, with great passion, shared every single detail about his hometown. I asked many questions and for each one of them, a thoughtful answer. Would do it all over again.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Manash D wrote a review Jan 2020
New Delhi, Delhi, India5 contributions4 helpful votes
Wow ! Cape Town : you are paradise on Earth. We had a family private tour from 25th December till 27th December in Cape Town as a part of our annual family vacation. Before that we had travelled Johannesburg almost 7 days. While compared between Cape Town and Johannesburg, Cape Town tour was amazing. Visit to Cape of Good Hope, Peninsula, Wine Valley, City Tour, Penguin Encounter.. wow what not . " Explore Sideways" had beautifully captured our travel itinerary and made sure we don't miss the prime attractions during our stay in Cape Town. Special thanks to our guide Ms. Felicity , who was too good as our company. She took extra efforts to arrange the things. of course she started communicating with us via " WhatsApp" before we landed Cape Town. She made it sure that we return home with a beautiful and memorable picture of Cape Town, its peoples and hospitality they offered. I give 5 on 5 to " Explore Sideways" team back in office and our tour guide Felicity. I strongly recommend " Explore Sideways" to all the tourists/families who wants to explore and enjoy to be part of a memorable HOLIDAY. Cheers !
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Date of experience: December 2019
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