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Top 3 tours in Cape Town & surrounds

26 Jan 2017

Whether it’s bungee jumping, wine tasting or rubbing shoulders with elephants, at Long Street Hotel we ensure our customers have the best possible experience in Cape Town.

 

Our mission is to not only allow our guests the opportunity to have an authentic African adventure, but to make sure we choose top quality partners to make this possible. We’ve been working closely with African Eagle Tours over the past year, who offer our customers tailored tours to anywhere their heart desires.

 

Their dedicated and professional team want to share the beauty of the Western Cape and surrounding areas with you, taking you across some of the region’s top destinations and attractions. Whether you choose to explore the rugged coastlines of the Cape Peninsula, go shark cage diving or join a game drive in the Aquila Game Reserve, African Eagle Tours have what it takes to make each experience an unforgettable memory that you will treasure for years to come.

 

Cape Town Township tour

South Africa is rich in culture and we are proud of our diverse heritage. The Cape Town township tour is a must for any traveller wanting to discover the unseen side of the city. The tour starts off at the renowned District Six area located within the city centre and then travels down to the bustling streets of Langa and Khayelitsha.

 

Upon arrival in Khayelitsha you’ll enjoy local delicacies and home-brewed beer to tantalise your taste buds. You’ll also be able to try your hand at traditional dancing as well as visit the magnificent African craft markets. Khayelitsha is filled with fascinating people, art and culture – the tour will leave you with a new sense of ‘Ubuntu’, a South African philosophy which means sharing together. 

 

 

Cape Winelands tour

The Western Cape has firmly made their mark in the wine industry, with Stellenbosch and Franschhoek at the pinnacle of this success.  The Stellenbosch winelands are only a short 30-minute drive from the bustling city and the scenic route is well worth the trip.  Stellenbosch boasts a wide variety of wine from Shiraz and Chenin to Pinotage and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as the renowned Méthode Cap Classique (local champagne). The tour will also take you on a drive through the historic and majestic Stellenbosch town, with its Cape Dutch styled homes and breath-taking cathedrals.

 

If you do a full day winelands tour, the next stop will be the spectacular village of Franschhoek, which means French corner. This town may make you feel like you’ve been transported to France in another era, but when touring the wine farms you’ll be greeted by friendly locals. The charm of Franschhoek lies in its tranquil environment, paired with the best cheese and wines. 

 

Safari tour

If you are only visiting Cape Town for a short stay but still want to see the Big 5, then this tour is just for you. The one-day safari tour will allow you the chance to have an up-close wildlife encounter. Whether your travel bucket list includes seeing a giraffe, elephant, lion or buffalo – this luxury wildlife reserve has it all. Inverdoorn is only a two-hour drive from Cape Town and is perfect for those wanting to fit everything in with limited time. Take the entire family out for a day spent enjoying some of the Cape’s most spectacular fauna and flora. The game reserve is home to number of species including birds like the African Fish Eagle and Giant Kingfisher. Take a game drive through the reserve and experience the natural beauty of Africa accompanied by the scent of fynbos and fresh air.

 

If these Cape Town tours have sparked your desire to travel to our magnificent city then book a stay with us and let us help you plan your dream vacation jam packed with activities. 

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