Table Mountain Classic Tour
The Table Mountain Classic Tour, the second of our Peninsula tours to showcase the beauty of Cape Town starts with a ride to the top of Table Mountain in an ultra-modern cable car with 360 degree panoramic views.
Originally named Hoerikwaggo ‘mountain in the sea.’ by the Khoi-San people, this famous landmark is now one of the New7Wonders of Nature and has been visited by more than 20 million of people since the cable car was opened in 1929. This flat-topped mountain overlooking the city of Cape Town is known for its rich biodiversity and is home to over 1500 plant species, most of them fynbos -which forms one of the world’s six plant kingdoms all on its own. At its highest point Table Mountain is 1086 metres (3 560ft) high and affords views in every direction all the way to Robben Island, Cape Point, and the Hottentot’s Holland mountains.
After a stroll along the top we descend and proceed along the Cape Peninsula through Camps Bay, past the 12 Apostles mountain peaks on the beautiful coastal Victoria Drive, to the picturesque fishing village of Hout Bay, and then the breathtaking Chapman’s Peak – one of the world’s most spectacular mountain and coastal drives. This segment of the Table Mountain Classic Tour is a must-stop for photographs and jaw-dropping views.
After lunch at the Noordhoek Farm Village our tour continues along the scenic coastal peninsula road as we head towards Boulder’s Beach to visit the unique African penguin colony on the beach. Before concluding the Table Mountain Classic Tour and heading back to your hotel, the afternoon ends with a visit and wine tasting at Groot Constantia – South Africa’s oldest wine estate where you can also see one of the finest examples of Cape Dutch architecture and stunning views across Cape Town.
Please note that Table Mountain visits are subject to weather conditions and Chapman’s Peak is subject to road access so tours might be altered and other activities or routes substituted.
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