Day Tours

It’s not all hard work and no play! Being in Cape Town is a once in a life time opportunity for most, so make the most of your time here and explore.

A varied selection of day tours in and around Cape Town are available for FIDIC-GAMA 2017 participants and partners who find that they have a free moment during the conference week.

These handcrafted day tours will allow participants to truly connect with South African people, customs and life, creating and sustaining an inter-cultural dialogue that benefits all concerned. Through responsible tourism such as this participants can contribute to conservation of the natural environment and economic growth in the local communities that they visit.

Those wishing to book day tours can do so online ahead of time and Kingdom Tours and Transfers will have a desk at the conference between 9:30 and 14:30 daily for information and last-minute bookings. All tours will depart and return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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Please see below for the tours that will be available.


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Halfday Cape Town City

Included in Accompanying Persons Package

Monday 8 May, from 13:00 – 17:30

Cape Town is Africa's most popular tourist destination and is hailed as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. National Geographic has also listed Cape Town as one of the most iconic cities on the planet and "Places of a Lifetime". Today it is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. So come and experience the modern-day Capetonian life with us, while dibbing back in time as we visit a few of the cities numerous historic treasures.

City Highlights

  • Table Mountain (Weather Permitting) or Signal Hill
  • South African Museum (optional)
  • The Company Gardens
  • Parliament Buildings
  • City Hall & Castle of Good Hope
  • Malay Quarter/ Bo-Kaap
  • Green Market Square

Price: R590 per person (minimum 4 people required for tour to run)

Included: Guide, transportation and Castle of Good Hope entrance fee

Excluded: All meals, Cable car trip up Table Mountain



Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour

Included in Accompanying Persons Package

Tuesday 9 May, from 09:00 – 17:30

See the Cape in all her glory and enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives. White sandy beaches, unspoilt nature reserves, together with breathtaking ocean and mountain views, all add up to make a Cape Peninsula Tour a truly memorable experience!

We’ll visit some highlights like the Cape Point Nature Reserve and Cape Point, which is often mistaken for the most southerly point of Africa, however no one will ever dispute its majestic and awe-inspiring views. Then there is Boulders Beach, home to a large colony of African and Jackass Penguins – a hit with children and adults alike. Hout Bay, a small attractive seaside town on the other hand, is an important fishing port for snoek (barracuda) and crayfish. There are also boat trips to the nearby Duiker Island that is home to thousands of Cape Fur Seals.

These are but a few of the many jewels we will explore, and if picturesque views are what you want, then this tour is a must!

City Highlights

  • Camps Bay
  • Hout Bay (Boat trips to Seal Island available – weather permitting and for own account ±R70)
  • Chapman’s Peak
  • Boulders Penguin Colony
  • Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
  • Cape Point
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Simons Town

Price: R990 per person (minimum 4 people required for tour to run)

Included: Guide, transportation, bottled water and entrance fees for Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Boulders Penguin Colony fee

Excluded: All meals



Halfday Township Tour

Included in Accompanying Persons Package

Wednesday 10 May, from 09:00 – 13:00

Discover what our Rainbow Nation is all about as you journey with us through a land that speaks of hope, dreams and possibility. Enjoy the multi-cultural life of the Cape as you visit and interact with the locals in their own living environment; and experience the vibrancy and spirit of the people living in our sought after city. Not so much a tour, but rather a journey not to be missed!

City Highlights

  • District Six, District Six Museum
  • Langa (Oldest Formal Township) Walking tour with Local Township Guide
  • Shebeen (Option To Taste Traditional Beer)
  • Gugusthebe Arts & Cultural centre
  • Meet Locals & Township Entrepreneurs

Price: R650 per person (minimum 4 people required for tour to run) run)

Included: Guide, transportation, traditional beer tasting and entrance fees for District Six Museum

Excluded: All meals



Kirstenbosch Moyo Restaurant Lunch Outing (Half Day)

Optional

Wednesday 10 May, 13:00 – 16:00

What a better way to conclude an event than sharing in a true traditional African feast with fellow delegates?! “Moyo” means HEART in Swahili…and diners soon realise that the unique African cuisine coupled with warm hospitality, indeed make for an unforgettable, heart-filled experience!

Moyorestaurant is situated in Kirstenbosch - acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world. The breath-taking backdrop of nature is part of the warm, friendly and relaxed Moyo charm. Its Afro entertainment and cuisine is composed of the best of African talent and produce. Lunch includes a welcome drink on arrival; a glass of wine or soft drink and a 3 course meal served in a communal fashion.

Price: R350 per person (minimum 4 people required for tour to run)

Included: Transportation, a welcome drink on arrival, a glass of wine or soft drink and a 3 course meal



Full Day Cape Winelands Tour

Optional

Thursday 11 May, from 09:00 – 17:30

Have a taste of nature’s best, as you travel through some of our finest wine routes. There are over a hundred different outstanding wine estates to choose from, each brilliant in their own right, you’ll get to learn one or two winemaker’s secrets, visit rustic and enchanted cellars and view the vines that produce these world renowned and award-winning wines.

With superb scenery of oak-lined streets, beautifully preserved historic buildings, lush green valleys and rugged mountains, this tour is sure to whet your appetite leaving you wanting for more.

City Highlights

  • Stellenbosch - South Africa’s oldest wine Route
  • Franschhoek
  • Paarl
  • Cheese & Wine Tastings & Cellar Tour

Price: R950 per person (minimum 4 people required for tour to run)

Included: Guide, transportation, bottled water, 3 wine tastings, 1 cheese tasting and a cellar tour

Excluded: All meals


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