Experience a tour of Cape Town by Night

Dalene Ingham-Brown 22 November 2013
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Celebrating Cape Town’s summer bliss, the newly introduced night tour of the Mother City can be enjoyed from a seat in the iconic open top City Sightseeing bus. 

There’s no better time of year to enjoy an evening tour like this, with Adderley Street’s festive Christmas lights hoisted for the jolly season. The bus route takes advantage of the Cape’s weather and natural attractions and scenic viewpoints. A highlight of the tour includes a stop at Signal Hill where passengers can watch the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean. Pack a picnic, because at this point you’re able to enjoy a sundowner snack overlooking a slice of Cape Town. Not in the mood for a bite? Just sit back and enjoy the view.

This is a great opportunity for both locals and travellers to soak up the city’s beauty and evening energy on a tour that is the only one of its kind in South Africa. It’s perfect for families, friends, couples and tourists alike. Enjoy!

Cape Town Night Tour Details

Keen to hop on? You can buy your ticket online from the City Sightseeing website. The tour leaves from the the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront at 18h00 every evening. You can expect to be on the tour for about 2-3 hours depending on traffic. The tour ends back where it began at the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront.


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