In Brief:

Mother City Option:
This full day tour takes you back in South African History. It starts with a visit to the oldest building in South Africa, the Castle of Good Hope but also shows you the buildings of Parliament, St Georges Cathedral associated with Bishop Tutu and the colourful Malay Quarters. The centre of the city is explored and a stop at Green Market Square will give you the opportunity to visit a number of craft markets. Lunch will be at the V & A Waterfront where after you board the ferry to Robben Island.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens Option:
The most beautiful garden in Africa. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden lives up to its reputation as the most beautiful garden in Africa and one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain.

It displays a wide variety of the unique plant life of the Cape Flora, also known as fynbos, Plants from all the diverse regions and biomes of southern Africa are also grown at Kirstenbosch.

The tour starts with a 45 minute drive on a golf cart by specialist guide where after time is allowed to visit the craft shop and lunch. After lunch we drive to the V & A Waterfront to catch the ferry to Robben Island.

Itinerary:

Depart at 9:30am for a Mother City- (See tour 3) OR Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (tour 4) Tour.

For the Robben Island option the following is done: You depart from the Nelson Mandela Gateway at the V & A Waterfront for the 3½-hour extreme excursion.

Disembark at Murray’s Bay Harbour situated on the east coast of the Island and take a short walk to buses that will transport you to all the historical sites around the Island. On the way to the buses, you will pass buildings and a high wall built by prisoners during the 1960s.The buildings were used for family and lawyer visits to prisoners.

You will meet your Tour Guide when you have boarded the busses. The Tour guides inside the prison are former political prisoners. They are fully conversant and knowledgeable about the Island’s multi-layered 500 year old history. The tour route includes the graveyard of people who died from leprosy, the Lime Quarry, Robert Sobukwe’s house, the Bluestone quarry, the army and navy bunkers and the Maximum Security Prison where thousands of South Africa’s freedom fighters were incarcerated for years. The tour culminates with a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s cell.

Late afternoon drop off.

Rack rates valid till 30th September 2018:

R2200.00

per person for first 2 pax thereafter R1100.00 additional per person. Children – See Terms & Conditions

Included: Guiding by accredited tourist driver-guide in luxury sedan or minibus, mineral water, entrance fees Kirstenbosch, Golf Cart tour in the gardens by specialist guide(Kirstenbosch Option) Robben Island ferry fee (Robben Island Option).

Excluded: Lunch & Gratuities.

Passengers: Minimum 2, Maximum 7.

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