Cape Town Mini Peninsula Tour

The Mini Peninsula Tour circles the back of Table Mountain, letting you take in the scenery of the mountain’s southern slopes, which include the beautiful gardens of Kirstenbosch, past the exquisite Constantia winelands and out of town towards charming Hout Bay, before heading back through the Atlantic Seaboard and into the city centre.

Best way to visit Cape Town peninsula and surrounds

  • Circular route, buses run regularly. For detailed times, view timetable for details or see the signage at each bus stop

  • 14 bus stops, hop on and hop off as you like

  • Total tour duration (with no hop-offs): approx. two hours, 15 minutes

  • ​Commentary in 15 languages (English, Afrikaans, Arabic, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Zulu) and a special channel for kids

Best things to see on the Cape Town Mini Peninsula Tour

Experience the Imizamo Yethu Township Tour

Meet the locals at Imizamo Yethu Township and visit the Original T-Bag Design company (closed on Saturdays and Sundays). 

The Imizamo Yethu Township Tour runs seven days a week and will leave you with a sense of ubuntu – a South African term for essential human virtues, compassion and humanity. 

Where does the Cape Town Mini Peninsula Tour start?

A red bus ticket allows you to hop on and hop off on all our tours so you can start your double-decker experience at any of our stops.

Tickets can be bought at our tour offices, online at a discounted rate or from the bus driver.

Select the 'Map' tab above to zoom in and explore the route, or download a printable PDF map here.

Explore Cape Town on the red bus

Why not explore the City Tour to Table Mountain and the Mini Peninsula Tour with the added Constantia Valley Wine Bus? If you have time, go on the Downtown Tour too through the City! And how about a free walking tour in between? Your ticket gives you access to all these tours.

Here's a video on what to expect when you hop on the red bus in Cape Town. 

Please note on 1 January 2018 there will be no service at stop 8 and stop 9 after 12pm. 

This tour will not run on 11 March 2018 (Cape Town Cycle Tour) and  31 March 2018 (Two Oceans Marathon).

Stops legend

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Indicates Cape Town Mini Peninsula Tour stop number
1

V&A Waterfront

Waterfront: 9am-9pm
Aquarium: 9.30am-6pm

Festive season trading hours:

Aquarium: 9am-7pm

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town


4

Foreshore

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Lower Long Street, on the corner of Walter Sisulu Drive


5

81 Long Street

Open every day of the year 9am-5pm

30 minutes (recommended time to explore this stop)

81 Long Street, Cape Town


15

Mount Nelson Hotel

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

76 Orange Street, Cape Town


20

Kirstenbosch Garden

Open daily, April-Aug: 8am-6pm, Sept-March: 8am-7pm

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Gate 1, Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town

R15-R65


21

Constantia Nek

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Rhodes Drive, Cape Town (at the roundabout)


22

World of Birds

Open daily 9am-4pm

3 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Valley Road, Hout Bay

R45-R120


23

Imizamo Yethu Township

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay

R45-R90


24

Mariner's Wharf

Mariner's Wharf: 9am-5.30pm, Wharfside Grill: 9am-9.30pm

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay


8

Camps Bay

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town


9

The President Hotel, Bantry Bay

30 minutes (recommended time to explore this stop)

Protea Hotel President, 4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay, Cape Town


10

St John's Road, Sea Point

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Corner Beach & St. John’s Road, Sea Point, Cape Town


11

Winchester Mansions

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

221 beach road, sea point, cape town


12

Green Point and Urban Park

Park times: 7am-7pm daily

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Bay Road, Green Point, Cape Town

Free of charge


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V&A Waterfront

Waterfront: 9am-9pm
Aquarium: 9.30am-6pm

Festive season trading hours:

Aquarium: 9am-7pm

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Cape Town timetable (PDF)

Cape Town timetable (PDF)

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1

V&A Waterfront

Our tour office, located outside the Two Oceans Aquarium

9:00am 3.25pm
4

Foreshore

Lower Long Street

9.07am 3.32pm
5

81 Long Street

Our tour office at 81 Long Street, your gateway to central Cape Town and Greenmarket Square

9.12am 3.37pm
15

Mount Nelson Hotel

Corner Orange and Hatfield Road

9.17am 3.42pm
20

Kirstenbosch Garden

Rhodes Drive (Gate 1)

9.40am 4.10pm
21

Constantia Nek

Wine Bus Tour change point

9.55am 4.25pm
22

World of Birds

Valley Road, Hout Bay (Closes at 4pm daily)

10.05am 4.35pm
23

Imizamo Yethu Township

Guided walking tours 7 days a week

10.10am 4.40pm
24

Mariner's Wharf

Hout Bay Harbour

10.30am 5.00pm
8

Camps Bay

Home to one of our ticket offices located just outside the luxurious Bay Hotel on Victoria Road.

9.20am 5.20pm
9

The President Hotel, Bantry Bay

Sea Point, corner Queens and Alexander Roads

9.30am 5.30pm
10

St John's Road, Sea Point

Corner Beach and St John’s Roads

9.35am 5.35pm
11

Winchester Mansions

Sea Point Beach Road

9.37am 5.37pm
12

Green Point and Urban Park

‘Moaning Minnie’ Lighthouse & access to Green Point Urban Park & Cape Town Stadium

9.41am 6.32pm
1

V&A Waterfront

Our tour office, located outside the Two Oceans Aquarium

9.50am 5.41pm

Buses are available all day, every day. Please note that over the certain periods, buses depart up to an hour earlier. For detailed times, view timetable here or see the signage at each bus stop.