See the best sunsets in Cape Town with City Sightseeing Sunset Bus

11 December 2017

Hop on City Sightseeing’s Sunset Bus, the best way to enjoy Cape Town’s glorious sunsets.

The City Sightseeing red bus is the best way for tourists and locals to experience all the major attractions in Cape Town. What makes the Sunset Bus special is that it isn’t the usual hop-on, hop-off tour, but rather a three-hour loop that takes passengers on a tour of the city’s finest viewpoints, best enjoyed in the final hours of daylight.

See the best sunset in Cape Town with the Sunset Bus. (Image: City Sightseeing) As the sun dips into the Atlantic, the bus will stop at the top of Signal Hill, its final destination, where passengers are encouraged to bring along picnics and enjoy the amazing views of the city, Lion’s Head and the Atlantic Ocean. For added festive fun, after sunset the tour the Sunset Bus takes a trip down the city's famous Adderley Street to enjoy the beautiful light exhibition.

The Sunset Bus runs every evening from stop 1 at the V&A Waterfront outside the Two Oceans Aquarium, leaving between 5.30pm and 6pm. There will also be a connecting shuttle departing to the V&A Waterfront from stop 5 in Long Street at 5pm.

Tours run for approximately three hours and passengers will not be allowed to hop off at stops. The tour culminates at Signal Hill, where passengers can enjoy their picnic baskets or snacks. It is highly recommended that you bring along a camera to capture the stunning views. See the Adderley Street lights with our Sunset Bus.

The tours will have 15 language commentaries available, including English, Afrikaans, Arabic, French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Zulu. Interested in hopping on for a Sunset Tour? The Sunset Bus runs every day, except for the week of 23 December to 3 January, and on 12 March 2018. Cost: R60 for kids and R110 for adults, with a special R20 discount if you buy online.

Sunset Bus

Departing daily, the Sunset Bus is the perfect end to a warm summer day. The bus departs at 5.30pm from Stop 1 at the V&A Waterfront (opposite the Aquarium) and returns approximately three hours later.

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