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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!

 

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Cape of Good Hope

  • 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$ 2,499
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • City Lights & Safari Sights

    Visit Cape Town and the spectacular peninsula. Then journey to Ivory Tree Lodge in the Pilanesberg. This African safari is an opportunity to have close encounters with a wide variety of big game, including the Big 5, cheetahs, and wild dogs.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,781
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • A World in One Country

    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$ 2,605
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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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$ 1,720
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 3,164
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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:
    2-3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,368
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas
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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:
    2-3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,368
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas
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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$ 2,297
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Cape & Safari Dynasty

    This South Africa vacation emphasises the natural beauty of this incredibly diverse country, from African safari opportunities in the northwest, to the unrivalled environments and wildlife of the Western Cape.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,070
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 2,010
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 422
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Cape Town and Eastern Cape Safari Special

    Experience cultural wonders and the majesty of the wild on this unforgettable journey to South Africa. Start in Cape Town, where you’ll explore the country’s most beautiful city, before connecting to the Eastern Cape where you’ll head on safari game drives in a private reserve and stay in a luxury game lodge.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,192
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Cape Town: Ellerman House: Stay of Distinction

    The privately owned Ellerman House stands as an iconic showcase of South Africa’s finest lodging, cuisine, wine, and leisure. With shaded verandas, tiered gardens, beautiful interiors, and a celebrated art collection, guests from all over the world love the combination of luxury and service this serene getaway offers.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,518
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Extraordinary Cape and Game

    Combined the best of South Africa, exploring magnificent Cape Town and the surrounding Western Cape, before flying on to Pilanesberg Game Reserve for a chance to spot the Big 5.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,459
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Garden Route Splendour

    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$ 820
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Luxurious Cape & Kalahari

    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$ 9,158
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 865
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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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$ 3,452
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 1,841
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 1,593
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 1,943
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 1,311
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Secrets of the Cape incl. Airfare

    Enjoy a ‘taste of South Africa’ on this phenomenal Cape Town package incorporating culture, history, wildlife, scenery and more!
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,589
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • South Africa Sampler

    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$ 2,025
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide
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  • South Africa Sampler Super Special

    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$ 2,167
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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