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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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Bus routes are a must

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... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The open top bus in Cape Town is really well run. There are several routes and it is great to hop on and off. The commentary is good and tickets are reasonably priced. One or several day tickets can be bought depending on the length of your stay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great way to explore the city. Take the route to Camps Bay, have lunch there. Beautiful scenario, driving around the coast line

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is really advised to take the city tour bus as it summarizes the tour around Capetown and stops in all the hot spots. You save money and time by taking the city tour bus. You could also enjoy the ride around. Worth it.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great way to spend a day. Better over two days - far too much for one. The views alone are great, the stops make it more so. Remember to start early, as you want seats on the top toward the back to get the best views. Also, do the Yellow (CBD) tour first and then continue with... More 

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

We took the hop on hop off bus + tickets to Table Mountain to save time. Still quite a wait. Superb views weather very clear. Hop on hop off bus has 2 routes a very comfortable way to see busy Cape Town. Tickets available on line or on the day itself at the waterfront.

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Kruger National Park
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fair way to see the area and learn something about it along the way, although the narrative is pretty corny a lot of the time. Uses on the Blue Line to/from Kirstenbosch stop running too soon on Sundays.

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Thank you for your great review. I am sorry you felt our last bus at Kirstenbosch at 16h45 is too early. Kirstenbosch is the first major attraction Stop on the Blue Tour and a departure from there at this time, past all the other attractions on this route, only gets you back to the city as late as 18h30. This... More 

Cape Town
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fun, easy and highly informative way to see Cape Town. As a local, living in the heart of Cape Town for 12 years, I thought I knew my city inside-out. Not true. I've done the city circuit (red route) with visiting family members twice and every time it's shown me a new angle of my own town. Highly recommended.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Used the hop on hop off buses for two days Very good regular service , 3/4 routes informative commentary And very good value for money You should also try the free walking tours

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