Cape Town Explorer Trafalgar Tours

Cape Town Explorer

Culinary and Wine Tour

Experience the flavors of South Africa on this Cape Town Explorer, escorted tour. Highlights include a traditional braai and wine luncheon with a local business owner. Explore Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela spent much of his incarceration. Take the Table Mountain via aerial cableway to its top and marvel at the City Bowl. Enjoy a tasting at Bouchard Finlayson boutique winery.

South Africa is known for much more than incredible safari drives and this vacation explores some of those other exciting opportunities. Visit a wine estate in Stellenbosch for a picnic and tasting. Tour an organization who provides a selection of youth development programs for over 2,000 children from vulnerable communities. See Company Gardens, Bo-Kaap and the Castle of Good Hope. Travel along one of the world's most magnificent coastal roads past the spectacular rocky 12 Apostles. Marvel at the tuxedos of delightful African penguins at one of the largest successful breeding colonies in the world at Betty's Bay. Spend a day at leisure on the beach, at a museum, or enjoying local fare. Take an orientation tour of Franschhoek, one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world. From Table Mountain through the Cape Winelands to the Cape Peninsula and beyond South Africa is brimming with culture, cuisine, fantastic scenery, historic sites and more making for a wonderful journey.


8 Daysfr. $2,625

  • CITY TOUR in Cape Town
  • VIEW the Castle of Good Hope
  • SEE the Cape Point lighthouse
  • WITNESS Betty's Bay penguin colony
  • VISIT Table Mountain
  • EXPLORE Franschhoek and Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands
  • TOUR Bo-Kaap
  • VISIT Cape of Good Hope
  • TOUR Hermanus
  • EXPLORE Robben Island
  • LOCAL SPECIALIST GUIDED TOUR Robben Island Museum
  • INDULGE in traditional braai (barbecue) and homemade wine
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your tour director, local hosts, guides, and drivers are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • The Onyx in Cape Town, South Africa (7 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Trafalgar Tours reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE CAPE TOWN Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa's 'Mother City' extends a warm sanibonani welcome. After transferring to your hotel, spend time exploring Cape Town's cosmopolitan surroundings on your own before joining your fellow travelers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception.

Dinner

The Onyx

TABLE MOUNTAIN AND CAPE TOWN CITY TOUR Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

This morning, ascend Table Mountain via aerial cableway to its vast flat top - a rocky wonderland of rich Cape fynbos and curious dassies (hyraxes). Peer over the sprawling City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard keeping a keen eye out for the landmarks your Travel Director will show you during this morning's city tour, including Company Gardens, Bo-Kaap and the Castle of Good Hope.

The rest of the day is yours to explore Cape Town at leisure.

Breakfast

The Onyx

CAPE PENINSULA TOUR Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Circumnavigate the Cape Peninsula, from trendy Camps Bay to Cape Point and back. You'll discover why the winding road which hugs the rocky 12 Apostles is regarded as one of the world's most magnificent coastal roads.

Visit rugged Cape Point which rises out of the swirling Atlantic Ocean. Your journey will take you to the south-western edge of the African continent, through playgrounds of the rich and famous and charming coastal towns along the way.

Breakfast, Dinner

The Onyx

HERMANUS EXCURSION AND BOUCHARD FINLAYSON VINEYARD VISIT Location Information Description

Hermanus, South Africa

This morning you'll bid a brief farewell to the city and journey to the coastal town of Hermanus, one of the best places in the world to seasonally view southern right whales.

'Connect With Locals' when you meet local business owner Stefan, who will treat you to a delicious 'Be My Guest' traditional braai (barbecue), featuring such delicacies as boerewors, pap and melktert and a glass of his homemade wine, and share stories of his life in South Africa's whale-watching capital.

Your next stop is in the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley where you'll visit Bouchard Finlayson, an award-winning boutique winery owned by the same family that owns Trafalgar, the Tollman family. You'll savor some of the estate's best wines.

Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Later today, return to Cape Town via the spectacular Clarens Drive, a breath-taking coastal route along which you'll stop at Betty's Bay to greet the curious colony of African penguins, one of the largest successful breeding colonies in the world.

Breakfast, Lunch

The Onyx

CAPE TOWN FREE DAY Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Indulge in a full free day at leisure in Cape Town. Your Travel Director will arrange return transfers to Camps Bay for you to spend the day at one of Cape Town's most famous beaches, soaking up the sophisticated atmosphere and café culture.

Or choose to spend the day independently in the city, perhaps beginning your exploration at the V & A Waterfront with a visit to the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa or sampling delicious local flavors at the Food Market.

After a leisurely day you may wish to tackle the summit of Lion's Head during an Optional Experience that will see you lace up your boots for a moderate to challenging hike, with spectacular sunset views over the City Bowl and Camps Bay as your well-deserved reward.

Breakfast

The Onyx

AMY FOUNDATION VISIT AND ROBBEN ISLAND Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Visit one of Trafalgar's 'Make A Difference' projects - the Amy Foundation. Learn how the Foundation has supported vulnerable communities over the past 20 years by providing a range of youth development programs for over 2,000 children, and see some of these first hand.

Location Information Description

Robben Island, South Africa

Later, South Africa's turbulent past is revealed during an afternoon visit to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27-year prison term. Your tour with a 'Local Specialist ' will reveal the island's multi-century history, from its origins as a leper colony to its transformation into a military base and finally a prison, ironically with one of the world's most iconic views of Table Mountain.

Breakfast

The Onyx

CAPE WINELANDS EXCURSIONA AND FREE TIME Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

The beautiful Cape Winelands beckon today, with a visit to the French-inspired town of Franschhoek. An orientation tour will reveal why the area has justifiably earned its title as one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world. Travel to nearby Stellenbosch where you'll enjoy a wine tasting and picnic style lunch at a picturesque wine estate.

The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore Cape Town on your own until a memorable Farewell Dinner, where a lively evening with African drumming and Cape Malay cuisine awaits.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Onyx

DEPART CAPE TOWN Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Your time in South Africa has come to an end. Transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your onward flight. Or consider extending your holiday by booking our Victoria Falls Experience trip.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sat, Oct 23, 2021
$2,695.00
Sat, Nov 06, 2021
$2,695.00
Sat, Nov 20, 2021
$2,695.00
Sat, Dec 04, 2021
$2,695.00
Fri, Dec 24, 2021
$3,025.00
Sat, Jan 08, 2022
$2,950.00
Sat, Jan 22, 2022
$2,950.00
Sat, Feb 12, 2022
$2,950.00
Sat, Feb 26, 2022
$2,950.00
Sat, Mar 12, 2022
$2,950.00
Sat, Mar 26, 2022
$2,950.00
Sat, Apr 09, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, Apr 23, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, May 07, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, May 21, 2022
$2,625.00
Sat, Jun 04, 2022
$2,625.00
Sat, Jun 18, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, Jul 09, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, Jul 23, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, Sep 10, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, Sep 24, 2022
$2,775.00
Sat, Oct 08, 2022
$2,975.00
Sat, Oct 22, 2022
$2,975.00
Sat, Nov 05, 2022
$2,975.00
Sat, Nov 19, 2022
$2,975.00
Sat, Dec 10, 2022
$2,975.00
Sat, Dec 24, 2022
$3,350.00

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  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more prior to departure the deposit is non-refundable
  • 59-16 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 15-8 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 90% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
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  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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