African Hoopoe Tours
Beyond Cape Town R 500 pppn – R 1000 pppns
African Hoopoe Tours is a dynamic touring company specializing in charter services and tours.
- Block D, Eastman Road
- M5 Business Park
Cape Peninsula Tour (Full Day)
Nature and wildlifeExperience the beauty of our peninsula.
TOUR CODE: DT 001
This tour offers the traveller a scenic drive down the western side of the peninsula of Cape town, all the way down to the famous Cape point and cape of good hope. We drive back in the late afternoon on the eastern side, false bay side, of the peninsula ending in Cape town.
Discover why a king called it the Cape of storms but later called it the Cape of good hope .Learn about the legend of the flying Dutchmen and how it inspired Wagner to composed a beautiful piece of music.
Be mesmerised by our floral kingdom which includes the King Protea, our national flower.
Included in the price of the tour.
-Chapmans peak drive toll road
-Entrance to Cape point
-Kirstenbosch botanical gardens
Not included in the price of the tour.
-half –an-hour boat ride in Houtbay to see seals, etc.
-Penguin colony at Boulders beach
-Lunch for own account http://www.africanhoopoetours.com/index.php?page=dt001
Winelands Tour (Full Day)
Wine ToursEnjoy a trip down our wine lands.
TOUR CODE: DT 002 Take a tour of our wine lands of the Cape. This tour will not only afford you the opportunity to taste some of the best wines from the heart of the Cape wine lands but will also allow you to enjoy the rich history and architecture of this unique area.
Discover our humble beginnings with the arrival of the Dutch and then the French Huguenots shaping our very own culture and that of our wine industry. Visit some farms in the Stellenbosch region. We believe in letting the traveller experience first-hand our culture by letting them walk through the scenic Stellenbosch with its Dutch styled buildings and oak lined avenues.
Cape Peninsula Tour (Half Day)
Nature and wildlifeCape Point Tour.
TOUR CODE: HDT 007
Maybe you don’t like long day tours and also don’t have enough time but still want to explore Cape point and the lovely coastal drive, and then this is the tour for you.
We will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Cape point via chapman’s peak drive, known as one of the most scenic mountain passes in the country.
At Cape point go for a short walk up to the top lighthouse and marvel at this spectacular vista facing you. A place where legends were borne like “The flying Dutchmen”.
Where do the two oceans meet, and what makes our cape floral Kingdom so unique? Cape point is one of the most visited places here in South Africa and by far the most popular tour ,by vote, travellers like most.
Why not combine this tour with another tour after you had lunch at the waterfront?
Tour times either AM or PM.
Winelands Tour (Half Day)
Wine ToursTOUR CODE: HDT 008
Though this is a wine tour, you will be going on a bit of a nostalgic tour taking you back to the Dutch and French period of our history.
We will be taking you on a wine lands tour of the Stellenbosch area, the heart of the wine industry in the western cape. Stellenbosch situated 45 min drive from Cape town is a most charming town with its oak lined avenues and is steeped in Dutch architecture. Discover this inviting little town after going for a cheese and wine experience on a nearby farm. Find out why “Simon Van Der Stell” enjoyed this place to which he gave his name to.
There is a museum complex you could be visiting or simply enjoy the time spend in Stellenbosch after a short town, a feast for the keen photographer or last minute shopper wanting something special for home weather it is African art or authentic items from the past.
This tour is a must for the traveller wanting to have an authentic experience.
Tour times either AM or PM.
Best of the Cape
Beyond Cape TownTOUR CODE: DT 005
Combine the cape point tour with a tour of the wine lands. This tour offers the visitor the opportunity to explore cape point but at the same time also do maximise ones time by doing a wine lands tour without having to book yet another tour. Saving you time and money.
After leaving Cape town we take the scenic drive on the western seaboard of the peninsula over the majestic Chapman’s Peak drive.
We continue through to cape point where we will spend some time exploring what sailors called the cape of storms.
After a brief visit we may visit the penguin colony, time permitting, as we drive towards Stellenbosch for a wine tasting and a walk through Stellenbosch.
Returning the late afternoon back to Cape town.
City & Table Mountain Tour (Half Day)
Explore the cityTOUR CODE: HDT 006
This tour is designed for those who want an overview of our mother city. For those who want to hear insightful stories of how a European settlement grew to one of the icons of South Africa.
How Cape town could be regarded as a country within a country, with Its cultures being almost as diverse as the unique floral kingdom surrounding our mother city.
This tour starts at table mountain for a birds-eye view of the mother city. We drive to the Bo-Kaap and learn more about the arrival of Islam and the community as colourful as their houses .Get to know about local traditions, e.g. the celebration of the second new year. (tweede nuwe jaar).Learn what kanalla means… What is called the Cape doctor and why, also where did Devils Peak get its name from. Why did a Portuguese captain climb up Table Mountain in the 1500’s? Included in the price of your tour.
We drive you past our historical buildings such as parliament, St George’s cathedral, Castle of goodhope, etc.
Be inspired by our vibrant history of “triumph of the human spirit.”
Choose either to disembark at your hotel or the waterfront.
Tour times either AM or PM.
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