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Top Cape Town Cruise Tours

You have not experienced Cape Town until you’ve sailed! Life on the streets might be busy but the shores have opened arms to let you enjoy a serene sightseeing experience. On cruise tours in Cape Town, you will see the Cape Fur Seals, hear about the city’s nautical history, listen to the legends and stories of the Victoria and Alfred basins, have close up views of the seals and ships, and finally, have comfort amidst safety in the open air. Sightseeing boat tours in Cape Town will make you see many of Cape Town’s attractions from the deck of the boat or cruise ship. All you need is book the right cruise and boat tours in Cape Town for yourself and you’re in for maximum fun! They’re listed below; some of which include Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town, Half Hour Seal and Harbour Cruise, Robben Island and Heritage Tour in Cape Town, 35-Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Adventure Camping Tour, Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai, and many more.

Cruise tours do not end there! Other options like Cape Town sunset cruises which will relax you in the evening breeze and sunset coloration that lightens the sea, and Cape Town dinner cruises designed to give you a unique dinner experience on the sea amidst the beauty of the night’s illumination and on-board music. Other activities to include in your on-water experience are found in these Cape Town watersports activities. On which you will engage your family in activities like snorkeling, kayaking, whitewater rafting, dolphin and whale watching, jet skiing, parasailing, and lots more.

Here is Tripindicator, we build up the best list of all sightseeing tours in Cape Town. Our travel experts carefully handpicked these tours based on honest reviews of previous users, including testing for availability. We compare prices from top suppliers to help travelers get these amazing experiences at an affordable price that won’t affect their budget. Attached to these tours is the right information that reveals their unique properties as well as easy booking.

Best Cape Town Boat Tours Price

Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town €169.72
Half Hour Seal and Harbour Cruise €7.67
Robben Island and Heritage Tour in Cape Town €80.54
35-Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Adventure Camping Tour €4118.58
35-Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Adventure Accommodated Tour from Cape Town €6616.14
19-Day Desert Tracker Adventure Accommodated Tour from Cape Town €4022.51
19-Day Desert Tracker Adventure Camping Tour from Cape Town €2161.35
Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai €61.1
Combo Marine Wildlife Cruise & Cape Of Good Hope PM tour €157.68
Robben Island Half Day Tour with Diamond Museum experience €96.87
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Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

1. Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

clock Duration: 9 hours
  • Escape the hustle and bustle of Cape Town by joining us for a full day of whale watching and panoramic views in Gansbaai.
  • Visit the Shark Alley and find out if there are great whites feeding on seals. Also, you will be heading to other parts of the ocean in search for whales and African penguins, as well as seabirds on Geyser Rock and
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Half Hour Seal and Harbour Cruise

2. Half Hour Seal and Harbour Cruise

clock Duration: 30 minutes
  • This is an extremely short but yet fulfilling half-hour seal and harbour cruise.
  • Enjoy a whistle-stop cruise that will bring you around the V&A Waterfront for some panoramic sights and wonderful views. Not only is it a great introduction to the city, but you will also have the chance to spot seals and bird life too, bringing you a
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Robben Island and Heritage Tour in Cape Town

3. Robben Island and Heritage Tour in Cape Town

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • After a 45 minute ferry ride,visitors take a tour of the maximum-security jail guided by an inmate guide that share his personal experience at Robben Island.Robben Island is where former late political prisoner Mr Nelson Mandela and others developed their concepts for post-apartheid South Africa,concepts that led to the overthrow of a brutal...
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35-Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Adventure Camping Tour

4. 35-Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Adventure Camping Tour

clock Duration: 35 days
  • Embark on a journey across the African continent on this 35-day adventure camping tour. Traverse the giant sand dunes of Namibia, discover the moonlit extraordinaire that is Etosha National Park. Get the best of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Stand in awe of the majestic Victoria Falls before making your way to the breathtaking Lake Malawi. Complete...
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35-Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Adventure Accommodated Tour from Cape Town

5. 35-Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Adventure Accommodated Tour from Cape Town

clock Duration: 35 days
  • On this accommodated adventure you will explore some of Southern and East Africa's best highlights. From cosmopolitan Cape Town via ancient deserts, massive national parks and thundering waterfalls to tropical Zanzibar. Embrace the magic of Africa on this amazing...
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19-Day Desert Tracker Adventure Accommodated Tour from Cape Town

6. 19-Day Desert Tracker Adventure Accommodated Tour from Cape Town

clock Duration: 19 days
  • This accommodated adventure holiday will take you to some of Southern Africa's best attractions. Starting in Cape Town to the worlds second largest canyon and highest sand dunes, Etosha and Chobe National Parks, a night on the Okavango Delta and finishing up in Livingstone home to the thundering Victoria Falls! This tour will leave you with a...
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19-Day Desert Tracker Adventure Camping Tour from Cape Town

7. 19-Day Desert Tracker Adventure Camping Tour from Cape Town

clock Duration: 19 days
  • This 19-day adventure will take you through the diverse landscapes of southern Africa. From Cape Town to rolling sand dunes in ancient deserts; from the calm waters of the Okavango Delta to the thundering Victoria Falls, the contrasting game viewing experiences of Etosha and Chobe National Parks. This tour will leave you with unforgettable...
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Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai

8. Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai

clock Duration: 2 hours
  • Join the team for what will undoubtedly be a memorable 2 hour Big 5 Sea Safari. The goal is to target Walker Bays Big 5, Whales, Dolphin, Seals, Penguin and Marine...
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Combo Marine Wildlife Cruise & Cape Of Good Hope PM tour

9. Combo Marine Wildlife Cruise & Cape Of Good Hope PM tour

clock Duration: 6 hours 30
  • Detailed Itinerary

    Pick up from your hotel
    Embark on our boat in the Waterfront
    Have lunch at the Waterfront indoor food market (for own account)
    Chapman’s Peak Drive
    Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
    Cape Point
    Penguin Colony (optional payable on arrival)
    Simon's Town
    Wi-Fi on...
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Robben Island Half Day Tour with Diamond Museum experience

10. Robben Island Half Day Tour with Diamond Museum experience

clock Duration: 5 hours
  • Robben island boat trip and museum tour is one of the most popular tourist attractions in South Africa.
    Visitors can take advantage of return ferry boat trips to and from the V&A Waterfront;
    Experience a guided tour of Robben Island Maximum Security Prison with an ex-political prisoner and take the Long March to Freedom in the historical...
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Gansbaai Shark Cage Diving & Penguins Small Group Tour from Cape Town

11. Gansbaai Shark Cage Diving & Penguins Small Group Tour from Cape Town

clock Duration: 9 hours
  • Face your fears and come face-to-face with the Great White Sharks on our Full Day Shark Cage Diving Small Group Tour and benefit from return shared transfers from Cape Town to Gansbaai. Experience one of the greatest adventures only 2.5-hours drive from Cape Town and spend 3-hours in the ocean with close proximity to these ocean predators. Dive...
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3 Days Cape of Good Hope, Penguins, Table Mountain & Robben Island & Wine Tour

12. 3 Days Cape of Good Hope, Penguins, Table Mountain & Robben Island & Wine Tour

clock Duration: 3 days
  • Experience our Top 10 Cape Town Highlights in 3 days on this private tour from Cape Town. Visit the most popular tourist attractions in Cape Town including Table Mountain, Robben Island boat trip and prison museum tour, City Tour, Bo-Kaap colourful houses, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, Boulders Penguins, Seal Island boat trip, Chapmans Peak...
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4-Days Private Cape Town Highlights Tours and Overnight Big 5 Safari At Aquila

13. 4-Days Private Cape Town Highlights Tours and Overnight Big 5 Safari At Aquila

clock Duration: 4 days
  • This is a South African holiday package in its famous beautiful Cape Town City and is not complete without a full experience of a day and night game drive at Aquila Private game reserve, just two hours away from Cape Town. Spending a night here on your Cape Town Tour will be an experience that you will treasure for a long time. Cape Town has more...
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Robben Island, Table Mountain and Cape Town City Private Day Tour

14. Robben Island, Table Mountain and Cape Town City Private Day Tour

clock Duration: 8 hours
  • Join us on one of the most popular heritage tours in South Africa and experience more about South African history by taking a boat trip to Robben Island museum and see the prison cell where former president Nelson Mandela was incarcerated as a political prisoner. Then, take a tour of Cape Town city including Table Mountain Cableway and see Cape...
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FAQs about Cape Town Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

How much is a boat/cruise tour in Cape Town?

The price of Cape Town boat tours varies on the kind of service you choose. Cape Town boat tours offer great services which include afternoon tea cruise, evening cruise, three-course dinner cruise, pizza cruise, sunset boat cruise, and many more. Prices start from €3.97 and go up to €9601.20.

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What are the best cruise/boat tour in Cape Town?

Cape Town boat tours are spectacular tours that take you through the waterways of Cape Town city, which is famous for its rivers for the purposes of trade. They allow you to have stunning views of the city’s skylines, let you see the Cape Town shoreline attractions and have great lunch and dinner options on the decks of boats.

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