Before sketching out the tour in Cape peninsula region, let’s know what the attraction actually is? The rough rigged and rocky region near the Atlantic Ocean basically jutting out in a peninsular shape is the Cape of the peninsula that lies towards the south-western corner and in the city of Cape Peninsula. Knowing for the charm and the striking landscape, the Cape Peninsula is best known for some self-drive tours and adventure hidden in the rugged topography. The wildlife is hidden in the lush vegetation and the breathtaking trails ideally offer a serene escape while you enjoy your tour in South Africa.
With the spectacular sites and the beauty of pristine beaches, Cape peninsula makes an ideal attraction for the South Africa tour. With the handful of destination, the tour makes a perfect scenic escape in Cape Town that will offer you a lot to explore and experience.
Coming to the tours and the attraction hidden here, you can indulge an entire day to discover the attraction in and around the region. Starting from the Atlantic coast to the Camps Bay and the Sea Point, passing through the Hout Bay to the Duiker Island, the route is laced with the handful yet amazing attraction you can’t risk missing. From the history to the wildlife and the scenic beauty, the tour includes everything that will let you explore the past and the enthralling present Cape Town of South Africa. The Cape peninsula tour includes the point of interest as Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. The attraction like Simon’s Town and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens take you on a journey where you can discover the endemic vegetation and wildlife of the region. Attractions to explore during the Cape Peninsular area.
The Chapman’s Peak situated in between the two- Noordhoek and Hout Bay. The Chapman’s Peak is the best area for a marine drive tour in South Africa. It’s the curves and the backdrop defining the entire route that make the drive amazing during the visit. The Chapman’s peak is so fascinating and serene. It does not just attract the tourist but the localities can be spotted there throughout the year. Bikers, hikers and the Mountaineers are often spotted here trying their hands on the adventurous activities. The entire route stretches to 9km with the count of 114 curves unfolding the stunning beauty of the region.
Either you call it the most famous beach of Cape Town South Africa, or the runway for penguins. Boulders beach itself is the charm falling in the list of attraction in Cape Peninsula. What makes the beach so popular among the tourist is the population of Africa Penguins. Africa penguins are living around the beach. The ancient large granite boulders stop the strong winds and make the region an ideal spot for swimming. With the white sand beaches and the rock pools, the warm clear water of the False Bay and the rocks ageing to 540 million years makes it the best place to explore during in your South Africa packages.
Clifton Beach- Cape Peninsula tour
The Clifton beach or as called the “uber-chic” attraction around the Cape Peninsula is a perfect place to enjoy the beauty of beaches in South Africa. The beach is divided into 4 coves with the granite boulders that are stunning with the crystal clear water. Among the four, the 4th beach is the most beautiful, picturesque and pristine of all. For beach games and adventure, the 4th beach is most popular especially amount the teenager. The third beach is and the 2nd beach is perfect for leisure tour, relaxing amidst the seashore. The family and local people often love visiting the 1st beach where you can roam around with your pets.
Cape of Good Hope – Cape Peninsula tour
The Cape of Good Hope near the famous table mountain is of the scenic spot that you can explore with your holiday packages of South Africa. The rocky headland is known as the meeting point of the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. The colonies of penguins, antelopes, dassies and the southern right whale are a major attraction for tourist in the Cape of Good Hope region. The attraction is often added in the itinerary while you are planning the tour to the Table Lion, the Lion’s Head and the tourist spot in Cape Town. The Cape peninsula tour to the Good Hope takes you to explore the wildlife as well where you can discover the species of 250 birds, the baboons and the endemic Cape Mountain Zebra.
Robben Island – Cape Peninsula tour
The Robben Island lies towards the west of the coast of Bloubergstrand, aroudn6.9 kilometers from the Cape Town. The island preserves the history of Cape Town South Africa with the museum that is built on the island. This was the place where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and he spends around 18 years of his imprisonment here in the island. Today the island is turned as a museum and listed as the World Heritage Site where daily tours are operated to discover the history and service of Nelson Mandela. There are galleries, restaurants, and exhibitions organized for the visitors offering a complete South Africa travel for a day.
Table Mountain – Cape Peninsula tour
A flat-topped mountain and a prominent landmark, Table Mountain is yet another famous tourist attraction in South Africa. Table Mountain forms the part of the famous Table mountain National Park attracting many tourists from across the globe. This stunning landmark is also the country’s most photographed attraction welcoming people from all over the world. More than 2,200 species of plants and 1470 floral species can be seen in this famous place of South Africa. Travelers have a good opportunity to hike up to the mountain or take a cable car that will take you a scenic journey of Table Mountain.
The Mountain boasts of a leveled plateau that is flanked by Devil’s peak to the east and Lion’s Head to the west forming an impressive backdrop to Cape Town. Hike up to the mountain to view the misty clouds that formed over the flat top of the mountain. This iconic destination in South Africa tour package is sure to give you 360-degree views of the entire Cape Peninsula-just by turning your head around.
Kirstenbosch botanical garden is one of the great botanic gardens in the world attracting tourists from all across the globe. Nestled on the slopes of Table Mountain, just 13 km from the city centre. Kirstenbosch botanical gardens is one of the famous tourists that you can include in your South Africa Adventure packages. The garden includes a medical garden, fragrance garden, more than 2500 species of plants, protea garden and an amphitheater making it an ideal place to visit in South Africa. It is also considered as a UNESCO world heritage site. It has to be one of the most scenic spots in South Africa.
The garden houses a botanical society where you can see plants from the aridest regions of the continent. To add more fun to your tour, take a free guided tour that departs from the visitor’s center every day. It allows the visitors to get up close and personal with the abundant flora and fauna of South Africa. With stunning views of the mountains and indigenous plant species, Kirstenbosch botanical garden awaits you on your tour to Africa.
The Cape Point
Wandering around the Cape Peninsula, Cape Point is one of the most visited attractions included in the South Africa tour. There are bays and beaches, mountains and hills and the fynbos dominated the land region and the valleys that define the topography of the area. Ideally recommended for the adventure seekers, you can go on a hiking tour, surf in the ocean. You can also go on a biking tour and lot more to experience the mesmerizing geographical beauty of the place. Shopping and leisure come as a complimentary service with the nearby eateries and restaurant like the two ocean restaurant and the Cape point logo store.