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Magical

South Africa

Be delighted on a 9-day luxurious safari experience in South Africa.  Enjoy the stunning landscape of Cape Town and indulge in world-class food along with exceptional wildlife encounters at Sabi Sabi.

Trip Details

Cape Town | Sabi Sabi

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  • Itinerary
  • Pricing
  • Options & Add-ons

DISCOVER

  • The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, home to world-class restaurants and shops.
  • Majestic wildlife and excellent photo opportunities on safari.
  • An immersive Community Tour – to learn how tourism benefits community and conservation at Sabi Sabi.

TASTE

  • Indulge in a 14-course meal at the iconic Gold Restaurant.

CHOICE

  • Extra night at Sabi Sabi at additional cost.

During your stay you can take an immersive Community Tour – a great introduction to learn how Tourism benefits Community and Conservation at Sabi Sabi. 

Day 1 - Arrive Cape Town

On arrival in the vibrant city of Cape Town you will be met by a Lion World Travel representative at the Cape Town Airport and transferred to the luxurious Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa to enjoy splendid luxury, passionate service, generous hospitality, and superb food. The Atlantic Ocean stretches out in front, as far as the eye can see. 

The cosmopolitan city of Cape Town lies just fifteen minutes away by complimentary shuttle. 

Enjoy a three course dinner at the hotel’s Azure Restaurant during your stay.

Accommodation: Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa – Classic Room (D)

Day 2 - Cape Town

Depart on your Table Mountain and Cape Peninsula Tour. 

Take a cable car ride up to the top of Table Mountain (weather dependent) to enjoy the magnificent view of the Cape. 

Sit back and relax, as you drive along the coastline from Clifton to Camps Bay, towards the working harbor of Hout Bay. The tour then winds its way along Chapman’s Peak Drive, offering breathtaking ocean views. 

Stop for lunch (your own account) and visit the Cape of Good Hope Section of the Table Mountain National Park. Finally, drive along the coast towards the city, visiting the historic naval port of Simon’s Town and the endearing African penguin colony at Boulders Beach. 

Accommodation: Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa – Classic Room (B)

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Add-Ons

Cape Town Day Tours, South Africa
Pricing Valid until October 31, 2024

Cape Town, the Mother City, is historically, culturally, and visually, the most diverse, breathtakingly scenic and vibrant city you’ll have had the pleasure to visit! From its achingly beautiful natural attributes to its colourful culture; from decadent wine farms to captivating history and architecture - it’s tourist heaven. There’s no finer way to savour its pleasures than a guided day tour with Thompsons Touring & Safaris – from wonderful winelands and wine tastings, to riding the cable car to the top of Table Mountain, we’ll take you there in style, with great taste.

Please note the Scheduled Tour prices below have additional drop off and pick up points and will have other guests on board. The Private Tour pricing offers a vehicle and driver just for your use and allows more flexibility – please note that the venues visited will have other guests – it is just the vehicle and driver that is on a private basis. Pricing for both the scheduled and private options are per person based on a minimum of two people. Tours do get booked out quickly so to avoid disappointment we suggest booking well in advance of travel.

Cape Town City Tour - Half Day

Departs: Daily between 7:35am and 8:30am. Returns: Approximately 12:30pm.
Pricing: Scheduled Tour US$60 | Private Tour US$190 (both tours based on a minimum of two people, prices are per person.)

Bo-Kaap Day Tour

This tour is designed to orientate and give you a full-color insight into the extraordinary magic of Cape Town. First enjoy a cable car ride to the summit of the legendary Table Mountain (weather permitting) for panoramic views, including the City and surrounding layout of this southernmost tip of Africa (tickets are for your own account). Next up you will pass one of the country’s oldest colonial buildings, The Cape Castle and the Company Gardens. Then you’ll be driven past Parliament Buildings, City Hall which is where Nelson Mandela made his first public speech after his release from prison and the Slave Lodge. Next, it’s up the cobblestoned hills to the beautifully colorful homes of the Bo-Kaap in the Malay Quarter. The tour ends on a sparkling note, with a visit to a diamond works where you’ll watch a professional diamond cutter as he creates every girl’s dream stone. Perhaps you’ll be taking one home.

Cape Point Tour - Half Day

Departs: Daily between 7:45am and 8:45am. Returns: Approximately 12:30pm.
Pricing: Scheduled Tour US$200 | Private Tour US$290 (both tours based on a minimum of two people, prices are per person.)

Cape Point Day Tour

The Cape Peninsula and Cape Point is wild, rugged, and undoubtedly one of the most memorable coastlines you’ll have encountered. The trip begins with a drive along Millionaires Paradise, eyeing the glamorous homes of Clifton Beach and Camps Bay which leave you in no doubt as to how it earned its title. From there, it’s on towards the charming coastal town and working harbor of Hout Bay - translated from Dutch it literally means Wood Bay. Then, driving over the legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive with its breathtaking views you’ll arrive at the Cape of Good Hope Section of the Table Mountain National Park and its rugged, intriguing landscape.

Next up is a visit to the delightful African penguin colony at Boulders beach (for your own account), before moving on to the historical naval port of Simon’s Town. It’s a wonderful half-day spent on the wilder side of this exquisite Cape coastline.

Robben Island 

Departs: Daily, weather permitting. Ferries depart at 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Tour lasts approximately 3½ hours.
Pricing: Scheduled Tour US$60 |Private Tour US$300 (based on a minimum of two people, price is per person.)

Robben Island Tour

Board the Robben Island Ferry at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and take part in a half day Robben Island tour (the ferry ride is scheduled even on the private option).

For nearly 400 years, Robben Island was a place of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment for political "troublemakers" and social outcasts. During the apartheid years Robben Island became internationally known for its institutional brutality.
Some freedom fighters spent more than a quarter of a century in prison for their beliefs. Nelson Mandela was one of them.
Those imprisoned on the Island succeeded on a psychological and political level in turning a prison 'hell-hole' into a symbol of freedom and personal liberation.
Robben Island came to symbolize, not only for South Africa and the African continent, but also for the entire world, the triumph of the human spirit over enormous hardship and adversity. Today, you will be escorted around the island, and given insight into the past and how the human spirit triumphs.

Bo-Kaap cooking safari - Half Day

Departs: Daily (subject to availability of the chef) at 10:30am Returns: Approx 1:30pm
Pricing: Scheduled Tour US$110 | Private Tour - Rates Available On Request (based on a minimum of two people, price is per person.)

Fayruza Abrahams - Cape Malay Cooking Experience

Learn how to prepare traditional Cape Malay dishes (mixing spices, making a curry paste, making curry, samosa, and chili bites) and gain firsthand insight into this community. Enjoy the fruits of your labor at a 3-course sit down lunch (includes soft drinks ant spicy tea). A parting gift of spices and heirloom recipes allows you to recreate these memories at home.

Feathers and Fins - Half Day

Departs: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 12:45pm and 1:45pm. Returns: Approximately 5:30pm.
Pricing: Scheduled Tour US$100 | Private Tour - US$250 (based on a minimum of two people, price is per person.)

This entertaining, family friendly, trip includes a visit to the Hout Bay World of Birds where adults and children can get up close and personal with nature, with over 400 different species to discover including birds, reptiles, mammals - don’t forget to visit the walk through monkey jungle! The tour continues with some of the finest beach views on the coastal drive to the Two Oceans Aquarium in the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, where a magical underwater world awaits. Learn about mysterious deep sea creatures, dangerous predators and see a real “happy feet” family. Touch pools and tidal walks are part of the fun while puppet shows and play areas are on offer for younger children. Older children are not forgotten, interesting facts, fascinating discoveries, shark encounters and the chance to discover what really lies beneath the blue! Bring your family on this fun tour to see, touch, learn and play....who knows, they may even find NEMO! Includes entrance to World of Birds and the Two Oceans Aquarium.

Sea Kayaking - Half Day

Departs: Daily, subject to weather.
Pricing: Scheduled Tour US$185 (based on a minimum of two people, price is per person. Please note the tour excludes transport to and from Simon's Town — transport prices available upon request.)

Weather dependant and excludes transfers – prices available on request.
One of the most unique places in the world - a penguin colony in suburban Cape Town! And the best way to see it is from the water. You’ll leave from Simon's Town Waterfront and paddle past the civilian and Naval Harbor and out to Boulder's Beach. After visiting the penguins, stop on a lovely semi-private beach for refreshments, swimming, and snorkeling (snorkels and bottled drinking water provided.) The double kayaks are very stable and perfect for those with no paddling experience.

Cape Town Tours - Evening Options

Sunset and Beach Dinner

Departs: Daily, September - May only. Between 5:30pm and 6:00pm. Returns: Approximately 10:00pm. 
Pricing: Scheduled Tour US$135 | Private Tour - Rates Available On Request (both tours based on a minimum of two people, prices are per person.)

Sunset in Cape Town

Join your host and head out of the city before sunset. Savor a chilled glass of sparkling wine while overlooking one of Cape Town’s most beautiful beaches and taking in the sunset. You’ll be shown how to find the Southern Cross in the night sky (if the moon isn’t too bright!), before enjoying dinner at a sensational ‘out of town’ restaurant offering seafood and South African specialties.

If you’re celebrating a special occasion let us know and we can arrange request a separate table. As you return to the hotel, you’ll be able to enjoy the city lit up at night. Everything is taken care of – just enjoy!

Tailor made days out

We can also tailor make tours to match your interests or simply arrange for you to have a vehicle and driver available with no plan in mind to take you wherever you feel like going. Cape Town has so much to offer including Architecture, Art, and local clothing designers.

In addition to the beautiful Winelands, Cape Point and City tours, consider a family day out, to see seals, penguins, monkeys and butterflies; splash out on a hot shopping extravaganza; or indulge in a gourmet food and wine tour.

We can also arrange for you to go golfing, hiking cycling and sandboarding amongst other activities – please let us know if you would like more information on these activities!

All touring is based on using an air-conditioned 7-seater vehicle with a tour guide/driver.

Half Day Private Tours

Departs: Daily, on request. Trip can run from either 8:00am to 12:30pm or 1:30pm to 6:00pm and covers up to 150km (93 miles) of driving.
Pricing: Private Tour US$335 (based on a minimum of two people, prices are per person.)

Half day custom trip with private vehicle and driver/guide.

Full Day Private Tours

Departs: Daily, on request. pickup time of 9:00am, drop-off time of 5:00pm and covers up to 250km (150 miles) of driving.
Pricing: Private Tour US$545 (based on a minimum of two people, prices are per person.)

Full day custom trip with private vehicle and driver/guide.

Book a Day Tour

Prices are in US Dollars and are per person based on double occupancy accommodations. Based on a minimum of 2 passengers to operate. Single supplement pricing available on request.

Add an extra night at Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge Lodge for US$300 per person, ask us for details!

 


2025


US$5,699 per person based on double occupancy. 

JANUARY  22

FEBRUARY 24

 

US$5,999 per person based on double occupancy. 

MARCH  18

 

US$5,799 per person based on double occupancy. 

APRIL 8

MAY 22

JUNE 16

JULY 18

AUGUST 22

SEPTEMBER 19

 

US$5,999 per person based on double occupancy. 

OCTOBER 20

NOVEMBER 20

 

US$5,799 per person based on double occupancy. 

DECEMBER 2


 

Inclusions:

  • South Africa domestic flights: Cape Town/Skukuza/Johannesburg
  • All services as specified.
  • Cape Peninsula Tour with Table Mountain
  • Half-day Robben Island Tour with Christo Brand
  • Transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation as specified.
  • Meals as specified, including dinner at Gold Restaurant.
  • Game drives as specified in itinerary.
  • Services of Rangers/Trackers
  • Lion World Travel Representative meet and greet upon arrival.

Exclusions:

  • Round trip international airfare
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls etc.
  • All other services not mentioned.
  • Optional sight-seeing as per itinerary led by English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing as indicated.
  • Gratuities/tips for game rangers, tour guides, and drivers
  • Costs of obtaining passports and/or visas
  • Trip Cancellation, Interruption and Medical Insurance – please note that insurance for this trip is a mandatory requirement from suppliers in Africa – proof of insurance must be provided before bookings are confirmed. It is your personal responsibility to ensure you have enough travel insurance coverage from the provider of your choice. Please let your Africa Specialist know if you would like information on this.

Staff Favorite

"What an amazing South Africa trip!  The accommodation at all the hotels and lodges were 5-star. We really enjoyed the Cape Peninsula Tour- the scenery was magnificent and the African Penguins at Boulders Beach were so adorable. I loved Le Quartier Français, it was a convenient location from which to explore the beauty of Franschhoek. We were lucky enough to see the Big 5 at Sabi Sabi. The game viewing was exceptional. This was a once in a lifetime experience!"
- Lyn Flanagan, Lion World Travel