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City Sightseeing Cape Town

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Address: Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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+27 21 511 6000
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

Experience the best way to see Cape Town. Our red open-top buses take you...

Experience the best way to see Cape Town. Our red open-top buses take you on hop-on, hop-off tours: Red City Tour via Table Mountain and scenic Blue Mini Peninsula Tour via Kirstenbosch and Camps Bay.

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I usually do not like hop off and on bus tours. But this company offers good extensive tours, that are not a rip off, for a very fair price. You can actually not do all the stuff... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Thomas I
Townsville, Australia
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Townsville, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I usually do not like hop off and on bus tours. But this company offers good extensive tours, that are not a rip off, for a very fair price. You can actually not do all the stuff that is included in a one day ticket in one day. That´ why you can extend to 2 days for only 100 Rand... More 

Thank Thomas I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Did the Cape Explorer Tour today and found it great. Great informative guide kept things running on time despite some individuals dragging their feet getting back to the bus at the stipulated time. Stunning views. Well worth the fare. The only complaint i have was the Cape of Good Hope stop was a bit rushed. We didn't have time to... More 

Thank Peter D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took the open top bus from Constantia Nek via Hout Bay, to Camps Bay and in to the V&A Waterfront. Suggest stopping in Camps Bay for a coffee as lovely place to view the beach and watch people passing by along the front. Good commentary about the local history and places of interest as we travelled along and lovely bus... More 

Thank Melanie C
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I did two different days with the bus in Cape Town and would have happily done another day or two if time had allowed. The buses were clean and reliable, all being driven in a very safe manner. I found the pricing to be very fair too. I loved the audio (available in many different languages) as I was able... More 

Thank nikstravels123
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Purchased the two day pass. Excellent value. Staff were very helpful and friendly. There is too much to do in two days so you may need to prioritise what routes you do. It takes you to location you may not have thought of visiting. Regularity of buses makes using the service very easy. Really good commentary.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We normally avoid city tours on the famous red buses that you see around the world. But as we didn't have a hire car on this trip we succumbed. We took the additional tour around a township and went into an infant school to see the amazing work done by teachers and volunteers. The population of 35,000 have to go... More 

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Fish Hoek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firstly , I have not done the ride round the city, but have done the city many times and during the cooler months I intend to be a tourist in my own town. I really admire the bus drivers of this company as they to quote a saying "have the patience of Jobe"' I recommend all visitors to Cape Town... More 

Thank goingnowhereslowly
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After 31 countries, I can honestly say that my experience to Cape Point with the "guide" Mark was the worst of all my travels. He is unprofessional, condescending and unorganized. He began the tour by introducing himself as Mark and can't remember his colleague's name . . . what does he say into the mic? "These African names are hard... More 

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Cape Town, responded to this review

Dear Lotoya. Thank you so much for your review. This is a new tour we recently launched and I am very sorry that we did not meet your expectation on the day. We will certainly ensure that we will use your feedback to improve our offering. You have been in touch with Mandi from our office and we have taken... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A truly amazing way to see round The Cape. Just hop on and off wherever you choose to and see what's on offer in and around the most beautiful City on Earth. Fantastic value and great guides on the buses.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We picked up the blue route conveniently near where we were staying in Constantia and had a very interesting trip to the V&A Waterfront. Excellent commentary. Moving on via the red route to the Long Street meeting point of the main three routes was where it fell apart, waiting over 35 minutes for a yellow route bus that's scheduled to... More 

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