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Cape Point tours & holiday packages

So much more to explore than an iconic lookout

Arguably the Cape's most scenic spot, Cape Point has the angry Atlantic Ocean to its front and a fynbos nature reserve at its back

For centuries, this rocky tip has intimidated sailors rounding the coast, but as much at it was feared, it was also admired by travellers for its inspiring beauty. Today it may be easier to access the south-west point of the Cape Peninsula, and many visitors do, but its breathtaking charm remains practically untouched.

Cape Point is the culmination of the southern end of the Table Mountain National Park, a 7 750-hectare protected reserve. The area here, previously called The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, is covered in coastal fynbos and forms part of the diverse and world-renowned Cape Floral Kingdom.

Popular Cape Point safaris

These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

Cape Town, Winelands and Kruger Park Journey

Experience Cape Town, the lush Cape Winelands and a safari in the Kruger National Park and you'll fall under South Africa's spell

$ 3,260

£ 2,590

R 46,915


per person

9 days

Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa safari

This Southern Africa safari adventure will take you to the tip of the African continent

$ 6,228

£ 4,947

R 89,622


per person

19 days

Luxury South Africa

Combine Cape Town chic with Africa's most luxurious train and an elegant Big Five safari for a stylish South African holiday

$ 5,930

£ 4,710

R 85,330


per person

11 days

Cape Town and Kruger Luxury Safari

Combine Cape Town and the surrounding Cape Winelands with a safari in the Kruger National Park for a relaxing and exhilarating South African safari

$ 6,487

£ 5,153

R 93,350


per person

11 days

Cape Town, Kruger and Vic Falls Deluxe Honeymoon

Combine three of Southern Africa's most loved destinations into one romantic getaway and you'll share the memories forever

$ 5,949

£ 4,725

R 85,600


per person

10 days

South Africa and Zambia honeymoon

Explore the romantic Atlantic Ocean with it's multi-cultural heritage and a Big Five safari in the Sabi Sands, finally ending off at Victoria Falls from the Zambian side

$ 4,629

£ 3,677

R 66,610


per person

10 days
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Adel Groenewald says

The two-day hike around the peninsula is the best way to experience Cape Point. You get to see so many deserted spots and you can spend the entire first afternoon at the Point, enjoying the most incredible view.

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Exploring this section of Table Mountain National Park is most rewarding on foot, revealing its hidden beaches, interesting wildlife (ostrich, red hartebeest, Cape mountain zebra and a host of bird species) and beautiful fynbos valleys. The two-day Cape of Good Hope Hike leads all the way around the peninsula, stopping at a hut close to Cape Point for the night.

A simple drive through the national park is equally enjoyable, with lunch at the Cape Point Restaurant where you can enjoy sushi and other seafood dishes on the deck overlooking the crashing waves. The Flying Dutchman gives a beautiful look into the history of the Point. This funicular, a cable-drawn railway, takes travellers on a three-minute ride from the lighthouse’s lower station at 127 metres to the upper station at 286 metres. There are many paths and walkways to explore around the Point on foot and you can also climb to the upper station if you have the stamina.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Cape Point

When is the best time to visit Cape Point?

May and October is the best season to visit Cape Point - this time is the best for whale watching. go there.

What types of plugs are used in the Southern and Eastern African countries?

Botswana: Electric plug M 230V and 50Hz Kenya: Electric plug G 240V and 50Hz Malawi: Electrical plug G 230V and 50Hz Mauritius: Electrical plug C & G, 230V and 50Hz Mozambique: Electrical plug C,F,M, 220V and 50Hz Namibia: Electric plug… go there.

What kinds of animals will I see on safari?

Whether you are in the Southern or East Africa you will generally be able to see the big five. The difference really comes in when considering antelope as they are based on your chosen location. go there.

What vaccinations should I get?

This is all dependant on the countries that you will be visitng and due to the status of certain vaccinations changing at times, please consult our experts before getting vaccines. go there.

Is it okay to drink the water?

In some parts of Southern Africa it is safe to drink the tap water, however it is highly recommended to stick to bottled water (mostly supplied) during your trip as even drinkable African water is completely different in taste and… go there.

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Reviews on our Cape Point safaris

Our family (5 adults and 3 children) went to the Kruger with Discover Africa and all I can say is that it was outstanding! The service, the attention, the arrangements, the site, the lodge ... everything was absolutely perfect thanks to…

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