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City Sightseeing Cape Town

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Address: Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Experience the best way to see Cape Town. Our red open-top buses take you...

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 way to see the city

I did two different days with the bus in Cape Town and would have happily done another day or two if time had allowed. The buses were clean and reliable, all being driven in a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Calgary, Canada

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Calgary, Canada
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did two different days with the bus in Cape Town and would have happily done another day or two if time had allowed. The buses were clean and reliable, all being driven in a very safe manner. I found the pricing to be very fair too. I loved the audio (available in many different languages) as I was able... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Purchased the two day pass. Excellent value. Staff were very helpful and friendly. There is too much to do in two days so you may need to prioritise what routes you do. It takes you to location you may not have thought of visiting. Regularity of buses makes using the service very easy. Really good commentary.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We normally avoid city tours on the famous red buses that you see around the world. But as we didn't have a hire car on this trip we succumbed. We took the additional tour around a township and went into an infant school to see the amazing work done by teachers and volunteers. The population of 35,000 have to go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Firstly , I have not done the ride round the city, but have done the city many times and during the cooler months I intend to be a tourist in my own town. I really admire the bus drivers of this company as they to quote a saying "have the patience of Jobe"' I recommend all visitors to Cape Town... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After 31 countries, I can honestly say that my experience to Cape Point with the "guide" Mark was the worst of all my travels. He is unprofessional, condescending and unorganized. He began the tour by introducing himself as Mark and can't remember his colleague's name . . . what does he say into the mic? "These African names are hard... More 

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Cape Town, responded to this review

Dear Lotoya. Thank you so much for your review. This is a new tour we recently launched and I am very sorry that we did not meet your expectation on the day. We will certainly ensure that we will use your feedback to improve our offering. You have been in touch with Mandi from our office and we have taken... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A truly amazing way to see round The Cape. Just hop on and off wherever you choose to and see what's on offer in and around the most beautiful City on Earth. Fantastic value and great guides on the buses.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We picked up the blue route conveniently near where we were staying in Constantia and had a very interesting trip to the V&A Waterfront. Excellent commentary. Moving on via the red route to the Long Street meeting point of the main three routes was where it fell apart, waiting over 35 minutes for a yellow route bus that's scheduled to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an awesome tour a must both local and overseas tourists. Love the hop on and hop off concept Don't forget to wear sunscreen and a cap because it can get a bit hot upstairs or otherwise hop on downstairs in the air conditioned cab.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Make sure you take at least one of the bus tours around Cape Town. We took the Red Bus and Blue Bus routes and it was an ideal way to see the sites of Cape Town. The buses are Hop On/Hop Off so you can go at your own pace around the city stopping at the sites you want to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is by far the best value for money way to see the spectacular Cape Town. Even for locals it is great because you learn things about the city that you've never known before. And the staff gives friendly and impeccable service. The blue mini peninsula tour is my favourite. Be sure to get off at Hout Bay for the... More 

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