Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Cape Town Private Tour

This is not just another city tour; this is the best of Cape Town from a unique perspective! Get to know Cape Town on a city tour that gives you the perfect overview, with city highlights, hidden gems, storytelling, and a local treat - this tour has it all!

Forget about big touristy groups and the crowds; it's time to see Cape Town at its best but from the eyes of a local. Check out main landmarks like District 6 museum, V & A Waterfront, Castle of Good Hope and uncover hidden gems and city secrets with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. And the cherry on top, a local treat is included.

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems Private City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

Duration 4 hours
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Private Tour
  • Local Guide
  • 1 local drink/tasting
  • Tickets for Castle of Good Hope included
  • Entry/Admission - Castle of Good Hope
What's excluded :
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Extra food and drinks
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City Hall, Darling Street, Cape Town Central South Africa

Your private host will divulge the importance of Nelson Mandela's speech at this very spot.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Castle of Good Hope, Corner of Buitenkant and Strand streets, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

Gain entrance into one of Cape Town’s oldest buildings

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: District Six Museum, 25A Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

We will only walk pass the museum because there are something more interesting in the neighbourhood of District Six, we will find the most historic fact about Cape Town and hidden gems here. Enjoy a tasting in Cape Towns happiest establishment, a hip bakery nearby

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Iziko Slave Lodge, Corner of Adderley and Wale Streets, Cape Town Central 8000 South Africa

Hear about Cape Town difficult past and see where the slaves were held.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. George's Cathedral, 5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

Known as the “People's Cathedral”, discover why this church was nicknamed after the local people.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Company's Gardens, 19 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

Discover a natural wonder that lies in the middle of the city

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Greenmarket Square, Burg St Corner Longmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8000 South Africa

Walk towards the center and enjoy the market and some local products.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bo-kaap, Cape Town Central South Africa

Get lost in Cape Town’s most photogenic neighborhood. Take a rest in the park while enjoying a delicious snack from a local shop

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Prestwich Memorial Garden, Somerset Street & Buitengracht Street, De Waterkant 8001 South Africa

Walkthrough a very funky looking part of town and hear stories on your way.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Jack Friedman V&A WaterFront, 1 Dock Road Shop 2A, Quay 4 Building, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

Finish the tour by a very picturesque waterfront, your host can show you the seals, where to shop or where to get some delicious food and drinks from.

Duration: 20 minutes

Departure Point :
Truth Coffee Roasting, 36 Buitenkant St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Return Detail :
V&A Waterfront, 19 Dock Rd, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Private tour: only you & your local guide
  • Most travelers can participate
  • CO2 Neutral: all tours carbon emissions are offset
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-24380P722

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