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Private Tour: Cape Town to Cape Agulhas see Penguins

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Discover the place where the Indian and the Atlantic Oceans meet. Meet some penguins and enjoy views of the rugged coastline, old lighthouse, and shipwrecks. Taste local wine at Hemel & Aarde wines.

Highlights

  • Take a photo with one foot in the Indian Ocean & one in the Atlantic Ocean
  • Explore the southernmost tip of the African continent
  • Experience the African penguin breeding colony at Stoney Point
  • Share pictures of the breathtaking Cape Agulhas lighthouse with your friends
  • Be picked up and dropped off directly at your accommodation in Cape Town

Description

Experience the tour of a lifetime while discovering the true tip of the African continent and where the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean meet. The tour will go easterly from Cape Town via the picturesque Clarence Drive. The road will take you on a journey past Gordon’s Bay. A beautiful seaside town offering sunny, white sandy beaches lined with quaint seaside restaurants or shady milk-wood trees. It has an authentic, relaxing South African atmosphere and the most spectacular sunsets! Your first stop will be at Stony Point Nature Reserve. It is home to one of the largest successful breeding colonies of African penguins in the world. Located in the quaint coastal town of Betty’s Bay in the Overberg, Stony Point offers the public the chance to see these wonderful flightless birds up close, via the boardwalk through the colony, which allows the public to observe the penguins go about their daily activities in their natural habitat, without disturbing or disrupting them. Next stop: Hermanus. Hermanus is a quaint coastal town stretched along a narrow ribbon of land between towering mountains and a spectacular shoreline. It is also South Africa's whale-watching capital city. You may also spot the Southern Right Whales along the seashores of Hermanus between July and November. From Hermanus, your tour will head towards Struis Baai. It is the most southern town in Africa and it is here that the Cape Agulhas is situated. Cape Agulhas lies in the Agulhas National Park. Consisting of a large part of South Africa's wetland reserves, The wetlands attract over 20 thousand different bird species annually. The Agulhas National Park is also a part of the Cape Floral Kingdom which is the world's richest flora kingdom. The Cape Agulhas lighthouse is the second oldest lighthouse in South Africa and a steep staircase takes one to the summit of the lighthouse for beautiful views of the town and the national park. A walk along the pathway, which will take you to the official meeting point of the two oceans. Here you can take a photo with one foot on the Indian Ocean and the other foot on the Atlantic Ocean. This is also the Southmost Tip of Africa. Explore one of the oldest lighthouses in South Africa, here at Cape Agulhas. Next stop: Peregrine Farm Stall. Situated in the beautiful and fertile Elgin Valley, Peregrine offers an abundance of locally sourced artisanal goods and wholesome, responsibly farmed, fresh produce. From Peregrine, you will head towards your hotel. Note: This tour can be personalised (time permitting) to include wine tasting at the Hemel-en-Aarde wine valley. This region is where South Africa has some of its best cool climate wines as this region is at a higher altitude and also receives the sea breeze from the nearby Atlantic Ocean.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Air-conditioned vehicle Private Tour Guide/Driver

Important Information

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking This tour will take place rain or shine No guarantee that you might spot the whales

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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