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Cape Town Tourist Bus
  • English English
  • 1 day - 2 days

This sightseeing bus in Cape Town allows you to tour South Africa’s second largest city at your own leisure. Hop on and off whenever you want to explore this paradise easily!

Routes and stops

This comfortable bus offers an entertaining tour past the main places of interest around Cape Town. This open-top double-decker vehicle gives you unique views of the city.

During the journey you have access to pre-recorded commentary in English about the attractions you drive past. Some of the most interesting stops include The World of Birds & Monkey Jungle, the intriguing Clock Tower, and the bohemian Long Street. The complete tour takes 135 minutes.

You can consult the different routes and all the stops on the map by clicking on the following link:

How does it work?

The ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours from when it is used for the first time. This means that if a 24-hour ticket is used for the first time at 3pm on Monday, it will be valid until Tuesday at 3pm.

During this time, you can get on and off the bus as many times as you want, so you can easily explore locations such as Table Mountain, Long Street, Green Point, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and the museum of South Africa.

Times and frequency

The first Cape Town bus departs at 8:20 am and the last bus runs at 6:15 pm. The buses operate with the following frequency:

  • City tour: 120-minute journey, every 15 minutes.
  • Mini peninsula tour: 120-minute journey, every 15 minutes.
  • Downtown: 120-minute journey, every 15 minutes.
  • Wine tour: 30-minute journey, every 20 minutes.

Cape Town Guided Tours

The cost of the ticket includes two guided tours of Cape Town which allows you to get to know the secrets of the city first hand:

  • Historic centre guided tour: daily departures between 10:00 am and 4:15 pm, every 90 minutes.
  • Bo-Kapp neighbourhood guided tour: daily departures between 2 pm and 4:15 pm, every 60 minutes.

Both guided walking tours depart from 81 Long Street. 

Important information

From the moment you purchase the ticket, you have a period of 3 months to activate it.

Children under 5 years old travel for free and do not require an advanced reservation.


Adults Children between 5 to 17 years old
24 hour ticket
US$ 18.70
US$ 9.90
48 hour ticket
US$ 23.60
US$ 16.20

24 hour ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 18.70
  • Children between 5 to 17 years old

    US$ 9.90

48 hour ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 23.60
  • Children between 5 to 17 years old

    US$ 16.20

More Information


1 day - 2 days.

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.


Unlimited use of the City Sightseeing bus for a period of 24 hours

English audioguide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 18.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.