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Thompson's Touring & Safaris - Day Tours

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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$66*
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Cape Town Townships Tour including Robben Island
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$64*
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Cape Winelands Guided Day Tour from Cape Town
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$46*
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Half Day Cape Point Tour from Cape Town

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Great way to see the whole town in a short amount of time!

You'll get a great day tour of the Cape Town area and Peninsula. It's a good way to see a lot in a short amount of time. We had a great guide that had some great stories and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2016
Kim N
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brian was our tour guide for the day and was great. We went around the area of Cape Town to the south and eastern side. We got to learn from his experiences about the city and where they have been as a country. We got to see many different animals such as the baboons, ostriches, penguins (at the penguin colony),... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

You'll get a great day tour of the Cape Town area and Peninsula. It's a good way to see a lot in a short amount of time. We had a great guide that had some great stories and jokes! The only downside is that you are moving quick, so you don't get a lot of time at any one place... More 

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NE PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

My daughter and I booked a trip to Cape Town through Lion World Travel and Thompsons tour company is affiliated with them. We couldn't have been more pleased with our tour guide, Danie Theron, who introduced us to the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa's Cape Winelands. He was so kind, informative, and funny! Then, much to our delight, he... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We used Thompson for two of our tours while in Cape Town, a 6 hour trip to wine country and a 1/2 day tour around the southern cape. Both were amazing! We had the same guide for both trips, Danie, and I was so impressed with him. He was easy to understand, knowlegeable, personable, and funny! He knew so much... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

It was absolutely unnecessary to have a tour guide, the old man knew nothing whatsoever about the place (Ushaka Marine world). He made us change in the open yet there were changing rooms and failed to supply general information. Terrible experience. Felt taken advantage of.

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Thompson's was the local carrier that handled all of our airport transfers and day trips while we were in South Africa. They were wonderful. We were so impressed, we even hired a private 1/2 day guide to do the Cape Point tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, safe and responsible behind the wheel, and gave us plenty of time at... More 

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Thank Leegns
Cape Town, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We witnessed one of their tour guides: - block a very busy road, then - try do an impossible u-turn, blocking traffic even further, then - SCREAM profanities (some very foul language, including a reference to a motorists' mothers' genitalia!!!), then - SHOUT threats at two innocent motorists that he will f#&* them up. This all took place in front... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Gaston is awesome! Had him as our private guide to the Stellenbosch wineries! But all the Thompson's guides have been awesome...Cape Town...Victoria Falls, airport pickups, etc.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I did the Cape peninsular half day tour with Thompson,s,which was just fantastic,The knowledge of the guide was outstanding,very funny,very honest about the area.I would recommend any visitor to Cape Town to do this tour.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We just came back from South Africa 2 days ago. We visited Cape Town and had a full day Cape Peninsula private tour with Thompsons, our guide's name is Gaston. We had the greatest time during our tour. Firstly, we were supposed to go on the tour with 4 other people and for some reason, they all canceled, so we... More 

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