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“Cape Town tour and transportation”
Review of City Sightseeing

City Sightseeing
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Cape Town City Pass including 3-Day Hop-On...
Ranked #59 of 354 Tours in Cape Town Central
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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. 4 Routes - 1 Ticket. All day - Every day!
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Use this hop on / hop off bus not only to get a wide spread view of the city and metropolitan area, with a narrated tour (by earphones, so not annoying) - but also for transportation for many places too far to walk to - from Table Mountain, to Kirstenbosch - the National Botanical Gardens - to seaside towns and beaches along the Altlantic Ocean.

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Do this before anything else! You get a great overview of the city, including a ride up to table mountain cable car. We took a taxi up without realising and it cost us more than the whole day bus tickets which allowed us to learn about the city and jump off when we wanted. So a bargain really and informative to boot.

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Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Your city tour will take you amongst other things to the Dutch East India company gardens, the Castle of Good Hope, oldest European building still standing in SA. Past the S A parliament and numerous historical buildings. The city is vibrant and has many stories to tell. The district six museum is a poignant reminder of the "forced removal of people" out of the centre of Cape Town. The most colourful and vibrant and not to be missed area is the Malay Quarter. Walk the cobblestone streets, marvel at the brightly painted little cottages, smell the aroma of curry being prepared!! This is an area with a history as old as South Africa. It is the area given to the Malaysian and Indonesian slaves after slavery was abolished in SA in 1834. You can buy the best samoosa from Rose's corner cafe or take a cooking lesson at one of the Malay ladies homes! Great fun!
You should end your visit at the fabulous V&A waterfront where you could also book a ticket to visit Robben Island. The prison where former president Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in prison. The piece de resistance is a visit to the diamond museum, not only will you learn a lot but the showroom id "to die for" need I say more. The city tour is great fun and very informative.

Thank Tessa E
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a wonderful way to get an overview of the city and surrounding area. Its a hop on, hop off service so you can spend the entire day working your way from one part of the city to another. Tickets are all same day so you could do as we did and ride the Red Route one day and the Blue Route the next. I particularly appreciated the good humoured staff both on the buses and at some of the stops. They love you to stop and talk and ask them questions, particularly what do they recommend you see.

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

We did a trip on the topless buss with friends from work and it was a pleasant way to see the touristy sites of Cape Town in a single day. Sheduled stops provide opportunity to check out some of the places visited, while there is a multi language commentary that was informative.

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