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Join us as we travel through South Africa’s oldest city – affectionately known as the Mother City. On this Full Day Private City, Table Mountain and Robben Island Tour, you will encounter unique cultures, architecture, historical sites and unforgettable scenery. No Private City tour of Cape Town is complete without a trip to Table Mountain, any travellers to the City of Cape Town will have Robben Island and Table Mountain on their must-visit location when they are visiting Cape Town.
07:30 Pick up at the hotel or guesthouse
In case of non-presentation on the tours, full cancellation fees will apply.
Tour duration approximately 9 hours
English tour guide, entrance fees applicable to the itinerary
Private tours (French, Spanish or German and any other foreign language guides are available on request)
All our vehicles are insured substantially for passenger liability
All tours are subject to minimum number of passengers
Luggage and personal possessions are carried at your own risk
This Robben Island, City and Table Mountain Private Fully Day Tour is one of our most popular full day tours in Cape Town, your local professional tour guide will introduce you to the wonders of the City of Cape Town, Robben Island, and Table Mountain. We start out this private tour with a visit to Robben Island where we join a guided tour conducted by a former political prisoner of the island’s prison. We will visit various heritage sites, like the graveyard of people who died of leprosy, the Maximum-Security Prison, the lime quarry where prisoners laboured and viewing of Mandela’s cell.
A full day private Cape Town tours exploration designed to spend time on top of Table Mountain, Robben Island as well as the City of Cape Town cultural.
Arrive in the colourful community of the Bo-Kaap, formerly known as the Malay Quarter, this picturesque corner of Cape Town well-known for its vast collection of colourful houses and cobble stone streets, became home to the Cape Muslim community and many freed slaves after the abolition of slavery in 1834. On this Private Cape Town City Tour to Table Mountain you’ll take a walk to explore the rich cultural history and unique culture, lifestyle and personality of the area before making your way to the Company Gardens.
Bo-Kaap / Cape Malay Quarter has a rich cultural, religious and architectural heritage and is a mixed and cosmopolitan neighbourhood with strong links to Muslim traditions and culture. The Cape Malay were originally shipped into the Cape Colony as skilled artisan slaves. The Bo Kaap is also home to the oldest mosque in South Africa, the Auwal Mosque, established in 1798.
The Green Market Square – Cape Town’s oldest market, set on a cobbled square still has an exciting buzz with some colourful and eccentric characters that you can explore on your Private Table Mountain and Cape Town City Day Tour Holiday. You can pick up local art, crafts, fabrics and artefacts from almost every country on the African continent. Cape Town City Tour to Table Mountain in luxury car in South Africa. You will be driven through the streets of Cape Town City Centre where historic and important buildings will be pointed out to you.
Morning City and Table Mountain Day Tour – The top of Table Mountain offers spectacular views in all directions and gives a bird’s eye view of the city. The upper cable car station is situated at 1067 metres and the cable car floor rotates 360 degrees enabling visitors to take in the whole of the breathtaking views. Table Mountain has numerous pathways on top, viewing decks, souvenir shops, a self-service restaurant and coffee shop. When arriving at Table Mountain National Park on your Table Mountain private tour. Table Mountain declared as one of the seven wonders of the world, it offers panoramic views over the Mother City and the Atlantic Seaboard with Robben Island lying sleepily in Table Bay Harbour.
The first established trail up Table Mountain, Platteklip follows a well-constructed trail up a deep ravine on the iconic front face of the mountain, passing cascading streams at the base and imposing rock that converges near the top. The route tops out near the upper cable station. After ascent, traverse the length of the famous table top summit to the highest point on the mountain Maclears Beacon at 1087m for more breathtaking views of Cape Town City. Once you descend the mountain by cable car (weather permitting), transfer to the colourful Bo-Kaap.
Company Gardens – The garden is the oldest in the country and was formally established in 1652 by Dutch settlers who sought to establish a victualling station to service and re-provision spice-trading sailing shops on the long sea route to the east. The Company Gardens in the middle of the CBD, is also home to a beautiful rose garden, Japanese garden, fish pond and bird aviary. It is adjacent to numerous important landmarks, including the present-day Houses of Parliament, the Iziko South Africa Museum and Planetarium, the SA National Gallery and other historical buildings.
The park and heritage site were originally established in the early 1650s by the European Settlers arriving in the area. The gardens provided fresh fruit and vegetables to the ships seeking replenishment when rounding the Cape on their journey to the East. The Gardens now offer a natural retreat from the bustle of the City. Finish your tour of the Company Gardens with a stop at the South African Museum which houses a variety of important African zoology, paleontology and archaeology collections.
Castle of Good Hope – One of the oldest buildings in South Africa. It was built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station. It is a fort rather than a castle. The Castle Military Museum depicts Cape Military History with one of the most impressive sword collections in the country. The William Fehr Collection of historical paintings and period furniture have special relevance to the Cape. Key Ceremony performed during weekdays, followed by the firing of the Signal Cannon. Horse and Carriage rides are also available.
Continue your city tour with a stop at the Castle of Good Hope. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment store, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. The drive through the city will also take you past the Houses of Parliament, the Grand Parade and City Hall; from where Nelson Mandela first addressed South Africans after his release in February 1990. The tour ends with a drop off at your hotel.