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Cape of Good Hope Tours, Vacations, Travel Packages & Experiences


  • 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 Peninsula to 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 of Good Hope

  • Wonders of South Africa Super Special

    MODERATE | ESCORTED COACH: Spend two weeks discovering all that makes South Africa one of the world’s most diverse and colourful destinations. Take in natural sights such as Blyde River Canyon, explore the historic lands of the Zulus and Swazis, follow the magnificent South African coastline, and immerse yourself in the beauty, wine, and culture of the Cape. On this tour, a maximum of 40 guests are escorted by a local professional tourist guide. All departures are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 guests. Transportation is in air-conditioned luxury vehicles and tours are only conducted in English.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,921
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Ultimate Africa: Masai Mara, Livingstone, Cape Town & More

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: South Africa or Kenya for your African adventure? 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 to see the breathtaking Falls before heading to Cape Town.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,687
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • South African Family Adventure: Cape Town, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve & More

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Start your trip in Cape Town, a highlight of Southern Africa with its unrivalled natural beauty, before continuing on to a unique malaria-free private game reserve located at the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains. End with a stay at the only private lodge situated inside the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,270
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Taste Of The Western Cape: Cape Town & Stellenbosch

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Embark on a culinary journey to Cape Town and Stellenbosch. Enjoy high tea at the Mount Nelson, a craft gin distillery tour , and a hands-on cooking session with a local family in Cape Town. Head to Stellenbosch, where you’ll be able to enjoy a 4x4 tour complete with wine tasting.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,442
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Romance on the Rails: Cape Town, Kruger National Park & Victoria Falls

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the splendour and romance of Southern Africa on this 14-day luxury journey. Starting in Cape Town, you’ll then venture to Kruger National Park before your elegant train journey with Rovos Rail. A stay in Victoria Falls rounds out a truly unforgettable vacation.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 9,282
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Northern Experience: Cape Town, Swakopmund, Okavango Delta & More

    MODERATE | SMALL GROUP: Embark on an epic journey across Southern Africa from South Africa to Zimbabwe. On this comprehensive vacation, you’ll visit the Mother City of Cape Town, venture into the deserts of Namibia, explore the Okavango Delta, head on safari game drives in Botswana, and end your trip at mighty Victoria Falls.
    Duration:
    24 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,250
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
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  • Southern Africa Extravaganza: Greater Kruger, Cape Town & Victoria Falls

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Combining a superb African safari with a trip down the Western Cape, this South Africa travel opportunity takes you to one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Cape Town, before ending at spectacular Victoria Falls.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,523
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town: Stays of Distinction

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: 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$ 1,416
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Cape Town Discovery

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: 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$ 535
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Cape & Kruger Escape: Cape Town & Greater Kruger National Park

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: 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$ 2,144
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Cape Grace, Cape Town: Stays of Distinction

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: 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$ 1,934
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Essence of Cape Town

    FIRST CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: 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$ 837
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Luxury Cape and Kruger Safari: Grootbos, Cape Town & Sabi Sands

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the beauty and charm of South Africa on this luxury package. Begin with a stay in an eco-reserve tucked between mountains, forest and sea - followed by elegant atmosphere in Cape Town. Finally, head to a sanctuary symbolizing a new era in lodging in the greater Kruger for your African safari.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 10,217
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ultimate South Africa: Cape Town, Franschhoek & Greater Kruger National Park

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: 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:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 11,588
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    South Africa See Trip Details
  • Transkalahari Adventure: Cape Town, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Sossusvlei & More

    MODERATE | SMALL GROUP: From exploring the towering sand dunes in Namibia to floating along the stunning waterways of the Okavango Delta, this trip combines the best of Southern Africa as you make your way through South Africa, Namibia and Botswana before ending in Zimbabwe.
    Duration:
    20 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,927
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Safaris Worldwide, Small Group Touring
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  • Cape Highlights and Safari: Cape Town, Garden Route & Kariega Game Reserve

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: Enjoy a stay in South Africa's Mother City; Cape Town before getting up close with African wildlife on the Eastern Cape. Visit the world's ostrich capital, sample the best of South Africa's famous Winelands, and follow the Garden Route to see South Africa in all its diverse beauty.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Small Group Touring
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  • Adventures in Nature: Cape Town & Karongwe Game Reserve

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Venture through South Africa as a family to have unforgettable wildlife encounters. This family vacation takes you from Cape Town to Greater Kruger to see South Africa’s famous animals like lions and cheetahs, and incorporates kids programs for stress-free family travel.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,817
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Cape Town and Safari Encompassed: Cape Town & Greater Kruger National Park

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Visit Cape Town and the Timbavati Game Reserve on this classic 8-day trip with a twist. In addition to visiting some of the most iconic sites in and around Cape Town, you'll also have not one but two opportunities to experience some a hands-on cooking sessions. Next journey to Kambaku Safari Safari Lodge for your African Safari. Here you'll enjoy 2 daily game drives as you search out the Big 5 as well as the many other species that call this reserve home.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,136
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Private Experiences, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • A World in One Country: Kruger, Hluhluwe, Cape Town & More

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: Enjoy a tour of the best of South Africa, packed full of activities and ‘must-see’ areas from Kruger National Park to the Zulu Kingdom, ending in Cape Town, South Africa’s ‘Mother City’.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,078
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
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  • City Lights & Safari Sights: Cape Town & Pilanesberg National Park

    FIRST-CLASS: TAILOR-MADE: Combine South Africa’s most attractive city with the wonders of the African bush on this city lights and safari sights vacation. Start in Cape Town where you’ll have three days at leisure to experience its charms. Then head on to Pilanesberg National Park to head on daily game drives in search of the Big Five.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,015
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    South Africa See Trip Details
  • Luxurious Cape & Kalahari: Cape Town & Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: This deluxe itinerary features two iconic destinations. Cape Grace melds the modern comforts of a luxury hotel with traditional Cape heritage and culture. Tswalu is South Africa's largest private game reserve. This malaria-free landscape is home to over 80 game species including the Desert Black Rhino and black-maned Kalahari lions.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 12,532
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Romance & Honeymoon, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Blue Train: Pretoria to Cape Town

    DELUXE | RAIL: Enjoy grace and elegance as you sit back and relax travelling through the panoramic countryside of South Africa. Start from either Cape Town or Pretoria and let the Blue Train work its spell.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,764
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas
    South Africa See Trip Details
  • Garden Route Splendour: Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: The Garden Route is legendary for its awesome natural beauty. From Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, 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$ 993
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring
    South Africa See Trip Details
  • Signature South Africa: Cape Town, Rovos Rail, Kruger & More

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Discover the magic and splendour of Southern Africa on this 12-day luxury journey of South Africa. Starting in Cape Town, you’ll venture to the Cape Winelands, Johannesburg, and Kruger National Park. Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a by-gone era with 2 nights spent on-board the elegant Rovos Rail train.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,916
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Rail Travel Ideas, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    South Africa See Trip Details
  • Magnificent Garden Route: Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: 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$ 862
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring
    South Africa See Trip Details
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