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Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

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  • 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 Dyer Island. Read more
  • Marine biologist experts will be there throughout this comprehensive 9-hour tour to share with you their extensive knowledge and insights on the Marine Big 5.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Indulge yourself in a cruise around the widely-acclaimed Dyer Island where you might be fortunate enough to see the Marine Big 5: whales, great white sharks, cape fur seals, African Penguin and other dolphin species.
  • Enjoy the magnificent views of Geyser Rock, Dyer Land, Shark Alley and Gansbaai and take a slew of pictures as memories to bring back home.
  • Along the trip, we will be providing you with a variety of snacks and beverages, as well as a light lunch after you boat cruise for your enjoyment.
  • What It Includes:

  • A professional, English-speaking expert will be following alongside you to share their knowledge and insights with you on marine wildlife
  • Food and drinks such as coffee/tea, muffins and a light lunch will be served for your enjoyment and entertainment.
  • During the cruise around Dyer Island, we will ensure your safety at all times by providing you with inflatable life-jackets and wet weather equipment.
  • As mentioned, expert marine biologists will be your guide and will have the pleasure of sharing with you their knowledge on the marine wildlife.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Travellers were amazed with the entire tour as they had an comprehensive overview of the magnificent marine wildlife in Cape Town, as well as enjoyed the beautiful views that Gansbaai had to offer.
  • They were very impressed with how much they have learned about Cape Town's marine wildlife and they felt that the entire tour experience was fulfilling and memorable.
  • Is It Right:

  • If you are looking to expose yourself to marine wildlife and nature during your stay in Cape Town, then this is an excellent tour experience that you cannot miss.
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Half Hour Seal and Harbour Cruise

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  • 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 little closer to nature and biodiversity. Read more
  • As it is a very short tour experience, this helps you with your itinerary planning.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Spot seals in their natural habitat on this short but educational harbor cruise.
  • Absorbing the serenity and tranquility of the V&A Waterfront and escaping from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town.
  • End off the tour with a slew of amazing pictures of the panoramic views of V&A Waterfront and possibly, the seals and birds too.
  • What It Includes:

  • A mobile ticket for this half-hour seal and harbour cruise will be provided upon completion of purchase.
  • Food, drinks and alcoholic beverages will not be available on the harbour cruise.
  • Gratuities are not included in the pricing and will be at your own expense.
  • This tour will accommodate up to 60 participants.
  • Souvenir pictures can be purchased upon completion of the harbour cruise.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Based on a variety positive reviews, we found out that travellers had a very good experience during this half hour seal and harbour cruise as it was short but yet extremely fulfilling, with the beautiful views and being able to get up close with the seals and birds.
  • Travellers also commented on the low price and are convinced that this is a value-for-money deal.
  • Is It Right:

  • If you love to have a short cruise around the V&A Waterfront for a short respite from the city, then this is the perfect opportunity for you and your loved ones.
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Robben Island and Heritage Tour in Cape Town

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  • 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...Read more

35-Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Adventure Camping Tour

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  • 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...Read more

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

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  • 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...Read more

19-Day Desert Tracker Adventure Accommodated Tour from Cape Town

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  • 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...Read more

19-Day Desert Tracker Adventure Camping Tour from Cape Town

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  • 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...Read more

Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai

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  • 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...Read more

Combo Marine Wildlife Cruise & Cape Of Good Hope PM tour

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  • 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...Read more

Robben Island Half Day Tour with Diamond Museum experience

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  • 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...Read more

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

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  • 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...Read more

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

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  • 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...Read more

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

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  • 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...Read more

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

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  • 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...Read more

Robben Island Ticket & Cape Town Essential Museum tour including Zeitz MOCAA

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  • Discover all cape Town Essentials Museums on this 8 Hour Tour including Robben Island Ticket.

    Discover the Zeitz Museum, African biggest Art contemporary museum and learn the transformation which the building which used to be a grain silo, went through to become a 5 star hotel and home to Zeitz museum. Discover the Cape of Good Hope Castle,...Read more

Robben Island Boat Ticket & Mandela Long Walk To Freedom Tour With Hotel Pick Up

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  • Discover Robben Island prison where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of the 27 he spent in prison and take the Long March to Freedom in a day with both tickets pre-booked in advance. Learn about Nelson Mandela and other political leaders such as Robert Sobukwe and Walter Sisulu's long walk to freedom.

    Our freedom in South Africa was really a...Read more

The Great African Escape

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  • This 12 Day Across Africa Private vacation showcases the best of the 4 bucket list destinations of Southern Africa. Explore South Africa, Zambia, Botswana + Zimbabwe in unforgettable days of city, safari and cultural experiences.
    Stay in some of the country's best luxury lodges with opportunities to spot game from the front door.
    head down...Read more

Robben Island Tour with V&A Waterfront Half Day Tour

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  • Robben Island museum tour is one of the most popular tourist attractions in South Africa and is likely to sell out in advance. Secure your shared trip and museum tour tickets and skip the ticketing line by booking this tour and receiving return transfers between your hotel and the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island.

    Embark on a unique...Read more

Cape Town Divers Experience 4Days 3Nights ( Comfort)

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  • One can experience the best and enjoy the 4-day tour in and around Cape Town. Your journey begins with a dive with seals and seven gilled cow sharks up to the city where you will see what cape offers best. Visit Robben Island as well and see the magnificent Great white sharks. The fantastic journey ends with a trip to the beautiful...Read more

Cape Town 3-Day Attraction:Cruise Charters Champagne,Aquila Safari &Wine Tasting

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  • Our Most Popular Daily Scheduled Trip Cruise

    Cape Town has one of the best locations to see the Sunset from the Sea. With the Atlantic Ocean stretching away from the majestic, this is certainly a ‘must do’ cruise for locals and tourists alike.  Toast the setting sun from the deck of a luxury vessel with a complimentary glass of local...Read more

FAQs about Cape Town Boat & Cruise tours

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 Cape Town city 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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