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4 Days / 3 Nights

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Overview

A photographic exploration through Cape Town, taking you from the white sand beaches of the Southern Peninsula to authentic African townships and the picture-perfect beauty of the renowned Winelands. This tour is specifically designed for passionate shutterbugs wanting to not only experience Cape Town but capture its perfection.

Itinerary
Day 1 - Arrive in Cape Town

Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you are met by a Perfect Africa representative. Sit down and enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee while you go over your documentation and travel plans with your representative, who will then assist you to your awaiting transfer. Transfer by road to your hotel and enjoy an Orientation tour of the Mother City. Cape Town is steeped in history, culture and scenic wonders. From the comfort of your vehicle, you will learn more about the Cape Town CBD and its surrounds.

Accommodation

Overnight at Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore, Standard Room

Day 2 - Chasing The Sun Peninsula Tour

Itinerary

After breakfast, you will be met at reception by your experienced photo guide for your full day Peninsula Tour. Unlike any other tour, this tour is designed to be in the optimum lighting conditions for each stop; a tour designed by photographers for photographers. Start your tour with a drive to Muizenberg Beach to see the fabulous techni-colour Bathing Boxes that make for striking imagery. These Boxes also provide the opportunity for your guide to show you unique techniques that you can use throughout the day. Then continue from Muizenberg out to Kalk Bay harbour, a quaint old holiday town filled with antique shops, galleries, craftsman and vendors.

Kalk Bay is a working fishing community filled with brightly coloured boats and some noisy seals. Onto Fish Hoek, Simons Town and Boulder’s Beach, home to the famous Jackass penguins. After lunch at the Boulders Beach Restaurant, you will make your way over to the Cape of Good Hope nature reserve where you will be able to capture some beautiful images of this iconic landmark. After leaving the nature reserve, head back towards Cape Town via the breathtaking Chapman’s Peak Drive.

This winding road us cut into the enormous cliff face made of granite and sandstone. Head back along the Atlantic Seaboard towards Cape Town through Bakoven and Kloof Nek to return to the V&A Waterfront at approximately 7pm.

Accommodation

Overnight at Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore, Standard Room (B,L)

Day 3 - Township and Winelands Tour

Itinerary

After breakfast you are met at the hotel by your experienced photo guide for your full day tour of the Cape Town Townships and the Winelands. This tour incorporates two ‘must do’ tours into one day. You will visit some unique locations away from the normal tourism routes and really spend time getting to know the areas while photographing them. Depart early to get to Imizamo Yethu, the only township in Cape Town within another suburb. Here you will meet local guides, Lulama and Anele. Imizamo Yethu is home to some 30, 000 people living on the hillside of one of the most affluent suburbs of Cape Town, Hout Bay. The contrast in living conditions offers a true insight into modern day South Africa.

You will have the opportunity to visit the Little Lambs pre-school where the principle, Geraldine, will show you around the school with its 200 pupils. (Visits to the school are only available during term times). Your local guides will show you all aspects of community life and introduce you to some residents. Visit the library and local craft markets.

Continue onto Constantia Nek where you will visit the first vineyard in the Constantia Valley, Beau Constantia. This wine estate has some of the best views in the valley and makes for beautiful landscape photography. Continue onto Constantia Glen and enjoy a Mediterranean style lunch accompanied by some award winning wines. In the late afternoon you will head back to the V&A Waterfront, through the suburbs in the shadow of the Table Mountain.

Accommodation

Overnight at Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore, Standard Room (B,L)

Day 4 - Depart Cape Town

Itinerary

After breakfast, you will transfer back to Cape Town International Airport where you will continue with your onward arrangements.

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