Vintage Sidecar Whale & Dolphin Route Experience
Relax in the sidecar of a classic 750cc motorcycle and take in the spectacular scenic beauty of the False Bay coastline, whilst travelling through picturesque seaside villages. Whale spotting during calving season (July – November) is a highlight and dolphins may be seen year-round. Visit the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, located between mountain and sea, in the heart of the Cape Fynbos region. Watch the endangered African Penguin Colony at Stony Point, before sitting down for lunch at a small, yet vibrant restaurant. Return to Cape Town via a visit to either a local craft brewery offering a wide range of exceptional beers or a wine estate, steeped in tradition and recognized for producing world-class wines.
Quick Facts: Minimum 2 guests that will share 1 motorbike (1 guest in the sidecar & 1 guest on the motorbike, behind the Tour Guide) Maximum 2 guests per 1 motorbike | Departs Tuesday - Saturday 09h00, subject to availability | Ends 17h00 | Duration ± 8 hrs | Includes return transfers from Cape Town city centre, 1 craft beer tasting or 1 wine tasting, lunch, an accredited, fully-licensed Tour Guide and use of riding gear | Excludes all alcoholic beverages
Cape Town Food Markets Experience
Experience a typical Market Day at the Oranjezicht City Farm Market, where small local farmers and artisanal food producers link urban farming with Cape Town’s history & heritage, using seasonal produce. Mingle with locals whilst they do their weekly food shopping (vegetables, fruit, bread, honey) and try out some delicious cooked and raw foods (for own account). Continue to the Neighbourgoods Market at the Old Biscuit Mill. Enjoy delicious eats & treats (for own account) and the opportunity to browse through local fashions, arts and crafts. Your expert guide will be on hand to assist with insider tips on the local farmers and the produce that they sell.
Cape Town City Centre Walking Experience
Beautiful scenery combined with historical sites such as the Castle of Good Hope built by the Dutch, Cape Town City Hall, the Grand Parade, where Nelson Mandela first addressed the nation as a free man after 27 years in jail, Church Square, where slaves would wait for their owners under the slave tree, Slave Lodge, devoted to the history and experience of slaves and their descendants in the Cape, Greenmarket Square, with a daily crafts and souvenir market, surrounded by the Old Town House and art-deco architecture, St George’s Cathedral, known as the people’s cathedral for its role against Apartheid, the Bo-Kaap with its colourful houses and narrow cobbled streets, the Western Cape High Court, Company’s Gardens, South African Museum, South African National Gallery, Old Synagogue, Houses of Parliament, St Mary’s Cathedral and the District Six Museum where the walk ends.
The Heart of Cape Town Museum & Groot Constantia Wine Estate Experience
The human heart transplant was one of the greatest moments in medical history. The Heart of Cape Town Museum honours all those who played a major role in the surgical feat that pushed the boundaries of science. Learn more about the events that took place on that historic day under the leadership of Professor Christiaan Barnard. Afterwards, our journey continues to Groot Constantia, the oldest wine producing farm in South Africa. Explore the original Cape Dutch Manor House; visit the famed Cloete cellar, birthplace of the renowned Grand Constance, the oldest wine in South Africa, enjoyed by Emperors and Kings. Indulge in a chocolate and wine pairing and be inspired by South African art. We return to Cape Town via the scenic coastal route, driving past Llandudno, Camps Bay, Clifton and Sea Point.
Marine Big 5 Safari Experience
Leave Cape Town behind to take a marine safari where you may see great white sharks, whales, Cape fur seals and a variety of seabirds. On a 2-hour cruise from Gansbaai, Marine Biologists will be on hand to explain more about the amazing animals that visit our shores. Every year from June to December, the Southern right whales arrive to mate and calve. We may also see Bride’s whales, Humpback whales, the elusive Humpback dolphin and Common dolphin, as we cruise down the famous Shark Alley.
KWAZULU NATAL TOURS
Sani Pass/Lesotho Tour
Take a 4x4 drive up the Sani Pass, the highest road pass in Africa. Drive through the Midlands hills to the town of Underberg. Enter the Kingdom of Lesotho and visit a nearby Sotho village. Light lunch (included) in the highest pub in Africa, with its incredible views.
NOTE – A passport is required & visa conditions may apply.
Drakensberg World Heritage Tour
Visit Giant’s Castle, in the Drakensberg Mountains. Enjoy a 3km hike to the site of the caves adorned with Bushman’s paintings (average level of fitness required), followed by lunch (included).
Our return to Durban is via a visit to the Nelson Mandela Capture site – a historically significant moment in South African history and now commemorated with a world class sculpture, in memory of Nelson Mandela and his heroic role in the struggle against apartheid.
Isandlwana & Rorke’s Drift Battlefields Tour
Visit the battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, rich in Anglo-Zulu war history, where two of the most famous battles fought between the Zulu and British armies.