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Treat the kids with a red bus trip these school holidays!

  • 27 March 2018

The school holidays are here and it’s time for fun, fun, fun! Keep the boredom blues away and enjoy all the top Cape Town sights and attractions with City Sightseeing.

Whether you’re a local exploring the Mother City or a visitor looking forward to seeing the top sights, make the most of the school holidays with the Cape Town red bus.

Top five holiday hop-offs

In addition to our special kids’ commentary channel, the following attractions on our tours are sure to keep the young ones entertained as you explore Cape Town:

Two Oceans Aquarium (stop 1)

The Two Oceans Aquarium makes for an exciting visit for the whole family, offering a variety of display tanks, interactive experiences, a touch pool and the highly popular predator exhibit.

As one of Cape Town’s foremost tourist attractions, this incredible underwater nature reserve, home to 3 000 marine creatures, showcases the rich diversity of the Indian and Atlantic oceans.

Table Mountain (stop 7)

Haven’t seen the city from the top of Table Mountain? City Sightseeing offers the best way to get to the Table Mountain Cableway. Enjoy views of the city, Robben Island, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles. Perfect for those holiday snaps!

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (stop 20)

 

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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is famous across the world – it showcases the unparalleled diversity and beauty of the magnificent Cape Floral Kingdom.

The garden, founded in 1913, lies on an estate that covers 528ha and supports diverse fynbos species and natural forest. The beautiful Peninsula Garden contains some of the 2 500 plant species endemic to the Cape Peninsula.

Go for a long, leisurely walk through the gardens, enjoy a traditional high tea at the popular Kirstenbosch Tea Room or stroll around the garden’s famous cycad arboretum.

World of Birds (stop 22)

 

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While there are more than 3 000 bird species to see at Hout Bay’s World of Birds sanctuary, this conservation- and education-focused haven also offers a home to reptiles such as rock monitors and tortoises, and mammals including monkeys, meerkats, porcupines and baboons.

Camps Bay (stop 8)

 

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Looking for a scenic lunch spot during your sightseeing adventure? Hop off in Camps Bay and enjoy a magnificent burger at the Hard Rock Café with its gorgeous beach view. Giving the kids a special treat doesn’t need to break the bank either, as your City Sightseeing ticket earns you a 10% discount off the bill.

Did you know?

Kids under the age of five ride for free on the red bus, with children aged five to 17 only paying R100 for a Classic one-day ticket. That’s half price! Book your tickets online to save even more, with R20 off every adult ticket.

Buy your tickets here.