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During the PENINSULA TOUR a selection of the following additional options may be considered (some of which are popular with our younger visitors!):

  • World of Birds (including the monkey enclosure where one is permitted to mingle freely with Squirrel Monkeys).
  • Duiker Island to see Cape Fur Seals in Hout Bay.
  • Cape Point Ostrich Farm.
  • Gem Stone Polishing Factory on the outskirts of Simon’s Town.
  • Kayaking.
  • Camel Rides.
  • Gardens.

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During the WINELANDS TOUR a selection of the following additional options may be considered (some of which may appeal to younger visitors too!):

  • Delicious food tasting menus.
  • Rupert Motor Museum L’Ormarins: Four custom built buildings housing an outstanding collection of Vintage and Collectors cars (except Mondays).
  • Rupert Art Gallery, Stellenbosch: View an incredible collection of South African Masters work.
  • Visit sites relevant to the Slave History of our past in the Cape.
  • Black Economic Empowerment Winery project.
  • View the site where Nelson Mandela was freed in 1990 at Drakenstein Prison.
  • Wine tastings on horseback or bicycle.
  • Butterfly World.
  • Visit the Cheetah Outreach Project, learn about the project and pet Cheetahs.
  • Visit the Raptor Enclosure at Spier and partake in interractive falconry displays and hold some of these magnificent creatures.

During the CITY TOUR a selection of the following additional options may be considered (also popular with younger guests!):

  • Going up the Cable Car to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting).
  • Repel from the top of Table Mountain to about 100m below.
  • Witness the firing of the Noon Gun – our oldest enacted tradition (except Sun).
  • Visit the original Dutch East India Company Fort or the Planetarium in addition to those museums mentioned in the suggested itineraries.
  • The Slave Lodge, Prestwich Street Memorial and the District Six Museum are of great interest for those interested in our fractured past.
  • Visit unique Moyo African Restaurant not far from Cape Town on the West Coast with outstanding views of Table Mountain.
  • Visit Robben Island Museum by boat (3-4 hours).
  • The Two Oceans Aquarium is a must to view life under water without getting wet!

For the more adventurous:

  • Trips on the quintessential Hog: Harley Davidson Motor Bikes (with or without side-cars).
  • Scenic Helicopter Rides.
  • Fishing Charters.
  • Thunder City – get to be a passenger in a fighter jet!
  • Hiking – Table Mountain or Lion’s Head with a guide knowledgeable about the route as well as flora and fauna.
  • Viewing sharks from Cages in the water or aboard a boat.
  • Horseriding on Long Beach.

For Rest & Relaxation:

  • Visit exotic Spa’s for numerous different therapeutic treatments.
  • Play golf at one of our many excellent courses either in Cape Town orĀ  the Winelands and other outlying areas.
  • The ultimate Colonial Experience has to be Afternoon Tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel, the only surviving Colonial Hotel in Cape Town.
  • Retail therapy is always an option! There are numerous wonderful markets, shops and City streets which sell a variety of wares, not to mention the world famous Waterfront Develpment where shops and restaurants abound. The Cape Quarter in the Waterkant Street area is also well worth a stroll.

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