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City Sightseeing Cape Town: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    • Adult (16+)
    • Child (5-15)
    • Infant (1-4)
from US$ 18.51 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Explore the stunning Cape Town at your own pace over 1 or 2 days
  • Hop on and off as you wish to visit historic attractions, from Kirstenbosch Gardens to the Castle of Good Hope
  • Savour stunning views of South Africa’s heritage wine region - Table Mountains
  • Enjoy Two Free walking tours taking you through the city’s astonishing history as well as the Bo-Kaap area
  • Upgrade to a 2-day ticket and you can relish a scenic Harbour or Canal Cruise for free
  • Overview

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    Explore the spectacularly gorgeous and equally historic city of Cape Town with this City Sightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour. Valid for 1 or 2 days, you can comfortably experience this cosmopolitan city at your own pace. 

    What’s more? All the tickets come with Two Walking Tours (The Historic City Walk & The Bo-Kaap Walk) and a discount booklet - all for free, while the 2-day ticket additionally includes a Harbour Cruise or Canal Cruise.

    The Cape Town hop-on, hop-off tour introduces you to the sights and attractions of the city that effortlessly blends spectacular natural beauty with the fast pace and bright lights of a great urban centre. Enjoy this unique sightseeing experience in Cape Town onboard a London-style open top double-decker bus. The red buses operate across comprehensive routes including one that crosses South Africa’s rich wine heritage and picturesque southern slopes of the Table Mountain. Audio commentary in multiple languages are also available in the bus.

    Attractions Covered

    • The Clock Tower
    • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
    • Kirstenbosch Gardens
    • World of Birds
    • Imizamo Yethu Township
    • The South African Museum
    • District Six Museum
    • St. George's Cathedral
    • Castle of Good Hope
    • Groot Constantia
    • Eagles' Nest
    • Beau Constantia

    Click Here for the COMPLETE TOUR MAP

    About the Supplier: In operation since 2003, City Sightseeing is one of the premier hop-on, hop-off operators in Italy - known for their easily-recognisable open-top red buses.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Valid for 1 or 2 days

    Walking Tours: 90 minutes each

    Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Runs between approx. 8am and 5:40pm, every 15-20 minutes - depending on the route

    Walking Tours:

    • Historic City Tour: 10:30am // 12pm // 1:30pm // 3pm // 4pm
    • Bo-Kaap Tour: 10:30am // 1:30pm // 4pm

    Meeting Point

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: You can hop on at any of the stops

    Walking Tours: Make your way to the City Sightseeing Tour Office at 81 Long Street

    Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 1 or 2-day Hop-on, Hop-off ticket
    • Audio commentary in Afrikaans, Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Zulu, Mandarin, Turkish and special kids commentary
    • 2 FREE walking tours
    • Harbour cruise or Canal cruise - with 2 day ticket


    • Entrances, unless specified

  • Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    COVID-19 update: If travel plans have changed because of COVID-19, you can postpone the use of your vouchers until 31 December 2020 as it will now be valid all year. If a customer’s voucher currently states a tour date of 16 March to 31 July, they will also be able to cancel their booking up until 31 July 2020, if alternative travel plans are not feasible.

    Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure the tours runs to schedule. However, Cape Town is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    We want everyone to be a part of our tours and hence there are special arrangements for wheelchair ramps.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Great buses. Regular and friendly. Best way to get around cape town with no worries....

      Deborah Hill, United Kingdom
    • One of the best Hop-On Hop-Off Tour,

      Very good, well organized. excellent 4 different routes, very frequent buses, Highly recommended....

      Han Gan, Canada
    • Very enjoyable day out

      We only had two days In Capetown so it was ideal to use our first day on a Hop on Hop off bus. We hopped off 4 stops that took us right through to the last bus at 17.30. It would...

      Susan Davén, Sweden
    • great tour , when things are safe for world to travel . i would advsie you all to do this tour.

      Ron Zoratti, United States, 20/Mar/2020
    • Easy to book hop on/hop off bus in South Africa

      Hugh Koslover, United Kingdom, 03/Mar/2020
    • Easy and quick

      Thomas CORKE, United Kingdom, 28/Feb/2020