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1- or 2-day Cape Town Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus tour

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    What to Expect
    This City Sightseeing Cape Town hop-on hop-off tour highlights the best of this South African coastal gem. Enjoy the convenience and easy-access of an open top, double-decker bus as you check out all of the Cape Town highlights. A Classic 1-day ticket is the perfect option for travelers with limited time and can be used to access any of the 4 loops. The Red City Tour Route highlights 12 city highlights, including a stop at the door of the Table Mountain Cableway station, the Camps Bay sunset strip, and the Two Oceans Aquarium. The Yellow Downtown tour stops at all of the important museums in the city and shows you old Cape Town, which includes the balcony that Nelson Mandela made his famous freedom speech from. The Blue Mini Peninsula Route offers 14 stops, including the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the World of Birds park in Hout Bay, the walking tour at the Imizamo Yethu township, and the Hout Bay harbour for boat trips to Seal island. Travelers who opt for the Blue Route can also enjoy the Purple Wine Tour Route to access the oldest winemaking region is the country. Travelers with a bit more time can opt for the Premium 2-day ticket, which includes the addition of a V&A Seal and harbour cruise or a cruise along the Cape Town canal. This popular tour is easy to personalize since travelers can hop on or off the bus as many times as they choose. Buses depart from select stops every 15 minutes on the Red and Yellow Route and every 20 minutes on the Blue and Wine Route.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    •  V&A Waterfront City Sightseeing tour office (outside the 2 Oceans Aquarium) • Downtown City Sightseeing tour office (81 Long Street) • Camps Bay beach road City Sightseeing tour office (outside the Bay Hotel, Victoria Road) • Any other stop
    Departure Time
    9am-5pm
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Any stop
    Inclusions
    • Audio commentary is available in 15 languages
    • A special kids commentary is available in English
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup/drop-off
    • Tour to the oldest township in Langa and Guguletu (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • An optional tour to the oldest township in Langa and Guguletu is available. Extra charge applies
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Marvelous time around Cape Town. Did the two day hop on off tour and went on all routes. Worth the while and definitely gives you the idea of the beauty this city can offer. Definitely recommended!!
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    I really enjoyed it. We took the mini peninsula tour (blou route). We started off at the Waterfront, stopped at Kirstenbosch, World of Birds and Houtbay. I think the stops are a great choice, and each one unique and beautiful. I think the information given to us about Cape Town
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    Purchased the 3 day ticket. Well worth while as it gave you 3 days on the buses and a fourth day to do the inclusive Harbour cruise and the Canal cruise. There are three bus routes and all are worth doing. All the staff we met were pleasant and helpful. Buses were frequent and
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    Tea at the Mount Nelson, in the beginning of our trip, was very special. The visit to Kirstenbosch Gardens and Hout Bay were very special. Clifton beach and the trip from Houtbay to Clifton was great! Good value for money and very enjoyable for friends and families.
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    My wife and I had the misfortune of being robbed in Cape Town today (in broad daylight, in a public space) by 3 knife-wielding attackers. Fortunately not injured, but had all our possessions stolen that we were carrying. This included cash, cards, mobile phones and the
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    Response from CSScpt, Director of Sales at 1- or 2-day Cape Town Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus tour
    Responded 2 days ago
    Thank you for your review. We were horrified to learn about your mugging whilst off the bus and walking along Signal Hill. After some investigation we have managed to trace your call to our call center and download the recoding of it. The only response I can offer is that we all hang our heads in shame! Our call center team member showed no compassion which is a really poor reflection on our business and our management team. Lots of re-training to be done. I do apologise for this and hope you can find it in your heart to forgive us. We like to believe we are a dynamic and responsive company but in this case we really dropped the ball completely. Please accept our sincere apology for this. We can only be thankful that our fellow Capetonians stepped up to the plate and assisted you when we did not. Thank you for raising this with us. As horrible as it was for you, it will help us fix a glaring hole in our business which in turn will ensure future travellers will have a much better experience should they find themselves in a similar position. We do hope the rest of your travels are more joyous and please reach out to Mandi if we are ever in a position to make this good to you again.
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    By: City Sightseeing
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    Steve-CdnTravelLover
    Toronto, Canada
    287
    Lousy service from Hop-On Hop-Off Bus in Cape Town
    We found the prices expensive at 245 Rand (US$17.50) for one day, 285 ($20) for two. Particularly when compared to
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    rollofonico
    339
    Beautiful Cape Town
    Marvelous time around Cape Town. Did the two day hop on off tour and went on all routes. Worth the while and
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    Nicolahartzer
    10
    City Sightseeing Cape Town Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour.
    I really enjoyed it. We took the mini peninsula tour (blou route). We started off at the Waterfront, stopped at
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    Howard b
    30
    Great tour and good value
    Purchased the 3 day ticket. Well worth while as it gave you 3 days on the buses and a fourth day to do the
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    stelladt1
    81
    Red Bus sightseeing
    Tea at the Mount Nelson, in the beginning of our trip, was very special. The visit to Kirstenbosch Gardens and
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    FrankTrips2013
    Columbia, South Carolina
    5021
    Great way to get to Table Mountain and tour the city
    Good experience... drivers and other personnel were efficient and friendly. Enabled us to see a couple of the main
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    Anonpers
    Houston, Texas
    3725
    Nothing terrible about the bus tour, but not impressed by the management
    My wife and I had the misfortune of being robbed in Cape Town today (in broad daylight, in a public space) by 3
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    Anonpers
    Houston, Texas
    3725
    Nothing wrong with the tour, but as for the management....
    My wife and I had the misfortune of being robbed in Cape Town today (in broad daylight, in a public space) by 3
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    Mary D
    Newry, United Kingdom
    177
    Good value
    We used the one day ticket to go to Table Mountain and it was great to buy in advance. Then we decided we wanted
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    AndyP1998
    Wakefield, United Kingdom
    627189
    City Pass great value for money
    Been on many HOHO buses throughout the world and this ranks amongst the best, and in terms of the friendliness of
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    DantesDame
    Basel, Switzerland
    14741
    A surprisingly informative and interesting day
    This was the first time we’ve ever booked a day tour like this, but as we have no other way of getting around, it
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    nobantuz
    20
    Cannot wait do this again!
    The best way to see the Winelands. The scenery. The experience was magnificent. I am definitely doing this again.
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    ThePortugueseQueen
    60
    Had a great time
    This company offers great deals on all the tours including the boat trips and they are spectacular. Had a great
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    WPFootsy
    10
    amazing day, increadible crew!
    this was maybe the best day of my trip to south africa. the places we visited where so beautiful the view to the
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    thiawroane
    Emmaus, Pennsylvania
    25290
    2 fun days
    First day we hit the V&A Waterfront and the wine country. Second day back to V&A, Central Business District and
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    • Hout Bay Table Mountain and 7 more
    • Duration: 1h
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