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  • Aerial view of Cape of Good Hope
  • View from Cape of Good Hope provides stunning scenery while on your South African safari.
  • Cape Point makes for a great photo op while on Cape of Good Hope tours.
  • Cape Point Cape Peninsula

The Cape of Good Hope is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsulato0 be experienced  on South Africa tours. English sea captain Sir Francis Drake called it “the fairest cape in all the world” and it has maintained special significance to sailors over the years who refer to it simply as “the Cape”. It was given the name Good Hope by a Portuguese explorer because of the optimism associated with the opening of a sea route to India and the East.

The Cape is said to be the home of the legendary Flying Dutchman, a ship crewed by damned sailors who are forced to sail the waters without ever succeeding in rounding the headland. Part of the Cape is located in Table Mountain National Park which is famous for the ‘tablecloth’ of clouds that cover the top of the mountain.

The position of the Cape between two major ocean currents marks the point where a ship begins to travel more eastward than southward. This position also ensures rich and diverse marine life with the east and west coasts contrasting due to differing sea temperatures. Hosting a wide variety of wildlife the Cape is a good spot for bird watching. Chacma baboons have lived in the area for approximately one million years and are the mammals most commonly associated with the Cape of Good Hope.

Rich in maritime history, seeped in culture and considered some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, the Cape of Good Hope is a favourite stop on South Africa tours.

 


 

South Africa Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to South Africa tours.

Learn about the history and culture of South Africa, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about South Africa's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering South Africa for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our South Africa tours today!

 

Extend Your Stay

After your South Africa vacation, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours or Egypt tours en route from South Africa or perhaps a stopover in Dubai on one of our United Arab Emirates tours.

 

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  • Cape Highlights & Safari

    Take in the wonders of the Cape region of South Africa, from the mother city of Cape Town and winelands, along the wonders of the Garden Route to Port Elizabeth and ending with an African safari in a private game reserve.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,619
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Adventures in Nature

    Explore Cape Town then experience the Kruger area and Sabi Sands as this family trip offers kids programs that incorporate a junior ranger workshop, activities and peace of mind for parents.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,380
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Independent Travel Modules
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  • African Sampler

    South Africa or Kenya for your African safari? With this unique itinerary, there’s no need to choose. Enjoy the culture and wildlife of the Masai Mara before flying on to Victoria Falls and Cape Town.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,267
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries, Game Lodges, Independent Travel Modules, Safaris, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Blue Train: Cape Town to Pretoria

    Enjoy grace and elegance as you sit back and relax travelling through the panoramic countryside of South Africa. Start from either Cape Town of Pretoria and let the Blue Train work its spell.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,317
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Blue Train: Pretoria to Cape Town

    Enjoy grace and elegance as you sit back and relax travelling through the panoramic countryside of South Africa. Start from either Cape Town of Pretoria and let the Blue Train work its spell.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,317
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Cape & Kruger Escape

    Explore the most beautiful regions of South Africa on this adventure. Explore the Western Cape before embarking on an African safari through a private game reserve in Kruger National Park.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,710
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Cape Grace: Stay of Distinction

    Positioned on its own quay, minutes from the city centre, Cape Grace exudes a feeling of elegance and hospitality. Enjoy stunning views of the harbour, Table Mountain and the yacht marina.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,650
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Cape Town

    Uncover Cape Town, the mother city of Africa, and its Western Cape, regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the world. A rare cultural gem, Cape Town offers a mix of many cultures.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 321
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Luxurious Cape & Kalahari

    Discover South Africa in style, including beautiful Cape Town and the wilds of the Kalahari.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,945
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Romance & Honeymoon, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Magnificent Garden Route from Cape Town

    The Garden Route is legendary for its awesome natural beauty. From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, this touring idea journeys across spectacular mountain passes and along a pristine coastline boasting some of South Africa's top resorts.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 777
    Trip Type:
    Locally Escorted Tours
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  • Marataba Walking Trails

    Go in search of South Africa’s most impressive game on this safari tour with a difference. Explore the wide variety of trails on the Marataba Reserve, home to a stunning range of creatures.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,544
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Private Magnificent Garden Route Gold

    The Garden Route is legendary for its natural beauty. From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (or vice versa), journey across mountain passes and along a pristine coastline that boasts excellent resorts.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,561
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Locally Escorted Tours
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  • Private Magnificent Garden Route Silver

    The Garden Route is legendary for its natural beauty. From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (or vice versa), journey across mountain passes and along a pristine coastline that boasts excellent resorts.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,634
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Locally Escorted Tours
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  • Rovos Rail: Pretoria to Victoria Falls (or v.v.)

    This journey takes guests from Pretoria westward to Botswana before crossing the border into Zimbabwe and on to the mighty Victoria Falls. This tour also operates in reverse.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,999
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Rail Travel Ideas, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Secrets of the Cape

    This week-long South Africa holiday focuses on the Mother City, Cape Town, and its surrounds. Discover the many creatures of the Cape, its conflicted history, and larger game on a safari excursion.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,692
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Family Vacations, Independent Travel Modules
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  • South Africa Sampler

    There’s never been a better time to visit South Africa and our escorted 15-day guided holiday offers exceptional value for money.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,859
    Trip Type:
    Locally Escorted Tours, Safaris
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  • Table Bay: Stay of Distinction

    Table Bay Hotel offers views over the Atlantic Ocean and is ideally located in the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. It perfectly captures the assorted essence of the Cape in one setting.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,593
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Ultimate South Africa

    This luxurious South Africa safari lets you explore both sides of the country, from the vibrant and diverse Western Cape, to the unrivalled national parks and game reserves of the northeast.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 12,001
    Trip Type:
    Game Lodges, Independent Travel Modules, VIP Luxury Touring
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