Cape Town Tours are one of the best sought after in the world with visitors come from across the globe to explore Cape Town Tours, most come to have a first hand travel experiences of one of the international famous spectacular landmarks such as Table Mountain, Robben Island and Cape Point. Tourists have different reasons to visit Cape Town, some with the intentions to explore the city for leisure while others for business, honeymoon and holiday vacations. Cape Town has been rated as the best and the favourite holiday destination in the continent of Africa with visitors flocking in throughout the year, especial during summer time. The city is located in the Western Cape, a province of South Africa. It is prominent for its harbour as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, including well renowned landmarks such as Table Mountain, Robben Island and Cape Point and other places of interest such as Townships, Winelands and Garden Route. Cape Town is also Africa's most popular tourist destination and has a lot to offer for with plenty of what to do or things to do. The city is located on the shore of Table Bay and is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, reflecting its role as a major destination for immigrants and expatriates to South Africa.
The Cape Town Tours are conducted daily by various reputable and accredited tour operators. Tourists have many options of what to do or things to do, where they can book day tours, township trips, peninsula tours, whale route, shark dive, Big 5 safari trips, wine tasting, helicopter rides, shuttles services and honeymoon vacations of their choice with the use of travel agents, wholesalers, tourism boards, hotels or direct to the tour operators. Most tour operators offer private tours and day tours, excursions, sightseeing, safari trips, township tours, peninsula, whale route, shark dive, helicopter rides, extended tours, travel, holiday, chauffeur drive, garden route, wine tasting, travel information and tips as well as tailor-made tour packages according to the needs, interests, pace and the budget of visitors. The standard minimum requirement is two passengers for scheduled and guided tours. Some of the tours departing from Cape Town include the four days Garden Route Tour, four days Western Cape Flower Tour and 12 days trip featuring Garden Route and Kruger National Park. The closest airport from Cape Town is Cape Town International Airport and airport transfers are conducted daily from Cape Town International Airport to various hotels and other accommodation and airport transfers and trips from hotels to the airport. Day tours that are conducted in and around Cape Town include City Tour, Cape of Good Hope Tour, Township Tour, Winelands Tour, Whale Route Tour, Safari Big 5 Tour, Great White Shark Dive Tour and the Best of the Cape Tour to mention the few. All these day tours for individuals and groups depart from the city centre, V&A Waterfront and the other surrounding suburbs. Helicopter Rides and transfers are amongst the favourites and these helicopter tours leave from V&A Waterfront.
Most popular tours are Township Tours, Winelands Tour, Peninsula Tour and Garden Route Tours. Big 5 Safaris for day trips, honeymoon vacations, holiday, excursions, sightseeing, cape of good hope tours, safari trips, helicopter rides, shuttle services and overnight tours are departing from the city to the various game reserves in the Western Cape including Garden Route. The tourists are transported by mini buses, coaches and others prefer a helicopter rides to be transferred to the game reserves near Cape Town and Garden Route. The safari tours and day trips offer an opportunity for visitors to see the wildlife animals in their natural habitat whilst they get invaluable travel information and tips from the reputable game rangers.
Cape Town Tours are fully guided by registered tour guides with knowledge and experience in the tourism industry. Many of these tour guides were born and bred in the Western Cape. Luxury, budget tours and chauffeur drives are conducted daily and payment can be settled by cash in the coach or bus on the day of the tour or book in advance as other tour operators prefer that as they get fully booked. It is better to contact your tour operator in advance to in order know their terms and conditions for payment. Cape Town is not only the most popular international tourist destination in South Africa, but Africa as a whole; this is due to its good climate, natural setting, and well-developed infrastructure.
Cape Town Port plays a bigger role to the numerous groups of tourists and individuals visiting the city as cruise ships travel to South Africa from across the globe and have an opportunity to stop mostly for a day and visitors take this opportunity to visit the Townships, Winelands, Table Mountain, Robben Island and Cape Point and later be transported back from the tourists' attractions to their respective cruise ships at the Cape Town Port. The city has several famous natural features and tourists' attractions that attract tourists, most notably Table Mountain, which forms a large part of the Table Mountain National Park and the back end of the City Bowl. Visitors can reach the top of the Table Mountain either by hiking up, or by taking the Table Mountain Cableway. Cape Point is recognised as the dramatic headland at the end of the Cape Peninsula. Many tourists also drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, a narrow road that links Noordhoek with Hout Bay, for the views of the Atlantic Ocean and nearby mountains. It is possible to either drive or hike up Signal Hill for closer views of the City Bowl and Table Mountain. Boulders Beach near Simon's Town is known for its colony of African Penguins. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, built on top of part of the docks of the Cape Town Port, is the city's most visited tourist attraction. It is also one of the city's most popular shopping venues, with several hundred shops and the Two Oceans Aquarium. The V&A Waterfront also afford visitors an opportunity to watch ships enter and leave the Cape Town Port. The V&A Waterfront also hosts the Nelson Mandela Gateway, through which ferries depart for Robben Island.