Experience a tour of Cape Town by Night

Dalene Ingham-Brown 22 November 2013
Part of the Cape Town Holiday Collection
Back to the Our Blog

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.


Some related info

Four luxury hotels in Bantry Bay, Cape Town

As its name implies, Bantry Bay lies perched on the rocky cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in one of the most exclusive zones of Cape Town. Massive waves, magnificent sunsets, and protection from the wind make Bantry Bay one of the most sought after destinations for the most discerning visitor to the city. If you do find yourself travelling alone and require luxury accommodation in…

Featured Destination of the Month: Cape Town

Every year, international travellers flock to Cape Town to indulge in its natural beauty, abundance of urban attractions and it’s rich cultural heritage. To provide you with local knowledge about the city, we asked Romi da Silva, Manager at the O on Kloof Boutique Hotel & Spa located in the Cape Town’s cosmopolitan Atlantic Seaboard to share some of her insights about the city. What…

Three autumn getaways in the Western Cape

Autumn in South Africa starts around the end of March to the end of May. This is a magical time of year in the Western Cape,  with the weather turning from very warm to pleasant with cooler evenings. This marks the start of the low season in the country, which is great for travellers wanting to save a bit of money on a mid-year break. Come rain or shine, these three winter getaways are…

Cape Town’s first diamond museum opens

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town is proud to announce the opening of Cape Town’s first diamond museum. The Cape Town Diamond Museum can be found in the Clock Tower section of the V&A Waterfront. Mapping the history of the South African diamond industry, dating back to 1897, the museum is one of a kind in Cape Town. “The Diamond Museum is an exciting addition to Cape Town’s diversity of…

Experience a tour of Cape Town by Night

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…

The Best Guesthouses in Camps Bay, Cape Town

As you tour Camps Bay, staying in a guest house would be a wise choice. Compared to other forms of accommodation, guest houses offer a wide range of benefits and help you determine the total cost of your South African vacation.  To start with, they are more affordable than most hotels and resorts, and you also receive a personalized service as guest houses are smaller and host fewer…

You Might Also Like

 | Luxury Cape Town and Kruger Safari

Luxury Cape Town and Kruger Safari

Explore two of South Africa's most desirable locations in this whirlwind safari tour...

 | Luxurious Cape Town and Victoria Falls

Luxurious Cape Town and Victoria Falls

Two countries in 8 days may seem like a lot but with this well thought out itinerary you will see some of the regions most iconic destinations without feeling like you are rushing through it…

 | 15-day Kruger, Cape Town, Mauritius Bush and Beach safari

15-day Kruger, Cape Town, Mauritius Bush and Beach safari

Spend your days discovering the fine beaches of Cape Town, enjoying the remarkably untamed wilderness of the Kruger National Park and swimming the pristine beaches of Mauritius....

 | Big Cat safari in the Kruger National Park

Big Cat safari in the Kruger National Park

Discover the Big Cats in the Kruger National Park and enjoy the bustling harbour, world-class beaches and top-notch vineyards in Cape Town...