MANOR TRAVEL TOURS

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HERMANUS AND THE WHALES

Times: 08h30 – 17h30

  • Scenic coastal Clarens Drive, (Gordon’s Bay, Pringle Bay and Betty’s Bay)with spectacular views of false Bay
  • The Harold Porter National Botanical garden with its bird and plant life
  • Unsurpassed Whale watching in Hermanus and its surrounds (seasonal) Rotary Drive
  • A farm stall where you can shop for natural preserves, jams with a difference.
  • Informal wine tasting – Hamilton Russell Wine Estate (except Sundays)
  • The Sir Lowry’s Mountain Pass with it’s spectacular views of False Bay
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SAFARI DAY TOUR

Big 5 Safari to Fairy Glen – 1 hour from Cape Town in luxury shuttles

  • Inverdoorn – 2,5 hours away from Cape Town
  • Duration: 06h00 – 17h30
  • Travel via the wine region and Klein Karoo
  • Welcome drinks on arrival
  • 2 hour game drive in open 4×4
  • Visit cheetah and lion projects
  • Lunch under trees in open-air Boma style restaurant
  • Relax around the pool in summer / fireplace in winter
  • Return to Cape Town via Hugenot tunnel
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TABLE MOUNTAIN AND CITY TOUR

Half Day – morning or afternoon

  • Table Mountain or Signal Hill (weather permitting)
  • A scenic drive through Camps Bay – Millionaires Drive
  • Coastal Drive
  • Maidens Cove – breathtaking view of 12 Apostles range
  • Clifton – fashionable beaches
  • Bo-Kaap – traditional Cape Malay quarters
  • Gold of Africa Museum (Mon – Sat)
  • Short guided Tour of Jewellery Manufacturing workshop
  • Grand Parade / City Hall
  • St Georges Cathedral
  • The Company Gardens – houses of Parliament
  • Green Market square
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SHARK CAGE DIVING

Dyer Island, Gansbaai (2,5 hrs from Cape Town) 2 hour boat trip to Shark Alley where you have an 80% chance of seeing a great white PLUS southern Right Whales. Trips are weather dependant.

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BLUE ROUTE

7 days a week – starts at 09h30 – 13 stops every 20/30 minutes Red Route covers the following destinations:

  • V&A Waterfront
  • Kirstenbosch
  • World of birds
  • Township walking tour
  • Original T-Bag design
  • Boat trip to Seal Island
  • Mariners Wharf
  • Camps Bay Beach
  • Sea Point
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TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM

Situated in the Waterfront, OPEN DAILY 09h30 – 18h00. See the hot and cold oceans represented in this fantastic exhibition space.

Predator Exhibit – 15h00 daily
Kelps forest fish – 12h00 on Wednesdays and Sundays
Penguins in the River Meander project – 11h30 and 14h30 daily
Open for functions at well.

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TOWNSHIP TOURS

Times: 08h15 – 12h45

  • District 6
  • District 6 Museum
  • Experience a local community church on Sundays (optional)
  • Enjoy the warm hospitality of a B+B
  • Visit a crèche offering a safe haven for children
  • Langa: enjoy the local market, arts and crafts | Visit a traditional healer | Shebeen (informal pub-optional)
  • Bonteheuwel
  • Gugulethu : Gugulethu Seven memorial | Amy Biehl memorial
  • Nyanga
  • Crossroads
  • Khayelitsha : a Local B+B
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CAPE POINT

Times 07h00 – 18h00

  • Clifton beach view and Camps Bay
  • Drive along 12 apostles
  • Llandudno
  • Hout Bay (optional trip to seal Island)
  • Mariners Wharf
  • Chapman’s Peak Drive (subject to being open)
  • Noordhoek – famous for it’s long beach
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • The Cape of Good Hope
  • Simon’s Town – SA Naval headquarters
  • Penguin Colony (optional)
  • Boyes Drive – Scenic coastal Drive
  • The Fish Hoek Galley Restaurant (lunch optional)
  • Muizenberg – 15km beautiful sandy beaches
  • Constantia Valley
  • The Kistenbosch Botanical Gardens.
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RED OPEN-TOP BUS

Hop on hop off Orientation of the City (red route) and Hout Bay (Blue route)

RED ROUTE

7 days a week – starts at 09h30 – 13 stops every 20/30 minutes Red Route covers the following destinations:

  • V&A Waterfront
  • Green Market square
  • SA Museum
  • Jewish Museum
  • District 6 Museum
  • The Castle
  • Table Mountain Cableway
  • Camps Bay Beach
  • Sea Point
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ROBBEN ISLAND TOUR

The famous Robben Island, whose prison was once home to former South African president Nelson Mandela as well as many other black political freedom fighters, is now a World Heritage Site and provides stunning views across the bay with Table Mountain as its backdrop. A trip to the island is an unforgettable experience and offers a glimpse into the life and times of the apartheid era.

Daily tours to the island include the ferry trip there and back, an island tour and a tour of the prison with a former political prisoner as your guide. Allow three and a half hours for the trip (this includes the 1/2 hour ferry trip each way) and book in advance. Ferries leave at regular intervals throughout the day from the Clock Tower precinct at the V&A Waterfront.

How long? – 3 to 4 hours

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CITY WALKING TOUR

Weather permitting – meet at Cape Town Tourism office

Depart: Cape Town Tourism, corner of Burg and Castle Streets
When: Monday – Saturday 10h30
How long? 3 hours
We tell the story of Cape Town and its people . using street names, buildings, monuments etc as props. Dutch, slavery, British old and new SA.

OR

The “Cape Town on Foot “walking tours which have been extended to include a visit to the Bo-Kaap on each walk, thus offering a true Cape Town experience. Duration is still 2.5 hours and departure from Monday to Friday is at 11 a.m. from Cape Town Tourism offices, Burg Street, and on Saturdays we start at 10 am. The walks are still conducted in English/German/French.

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IZIKO MUSEUMS OF CAPE TOWN

Natural History Museums

  • South African Museum
  • Planetarium

Art History

  • South African National Gallery
  • Michaelis Collection

Social History

  • Slave Lodge
  • Castle of Good Hope
  • Groot Constantia
  • Bo-Kaap Museum
  • Koopmans De Wet House
  • Bertram House
  • Rust en Vreugd
  • Maritime centre