Our Semi-Annual Sale is on! 15% off tours with code SEMIANNUAL, until February 28

Cape Town
Private and Small Group Guided Tours

( 28 )
Nicknamed "Mother City", Cape Town is the de facto heart of South Africa.
Cape Town is a port city cradled in the bay below South Africa's scenic Table Mountain. It has a colorful past with many different incarnations—from ancient indigenous Khoisan settlement to Dutch colony to slave trading hub to multicultural modern democratic state. Off the coast of Cape Town is Robben Island, the former penitentiary where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 of his 27 years in jail. Today, Cape Town is celebrated for its panoramic views, multicultural energy, and extensive food and wine scenes. Experience Cape Town's vibrancy with Context's private guided tours.

Want more than a tour in Cape Town? Talk to our expert planners about custom and multi-day options at +1 (800) 691-8328. 

Cape Town Private Tours

Want to make sense of the stunning city of Cape Town? Join a sommelier, historian, or journalist on our signature private guided tours of Cape Town. Lasting, on average, 3 hours, a Context tour in Cape Town is designed to take you on a deep travel journey. Visiting for the first time? We recommend our Cape Town City Tour, a historical dive into the Castle of Good Hope and the city surroundings. Feeling peckish? Then we invite you to savor biltong and fynbos tea on our Cape Town Food Tour. Alternatively, wine enthusiasts can see some of the region’s most gorgeous wineries in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek on our Cape Town Wine Tour. Looking for an in-depth examination into the history of the Malay community? Then our Bo-Kaap Tour fits the bill with a detailed discovery of the distinct heritage and history. Anxious about your trip or wondering how to make the most of it? Book our Welcome to Cape Town Tour. We’ll meet you at your accommodation for a 2-hour orientation chat and mini-tour of your neighborhood.
What Context Cape Town Travelers Say
28 Reviews (4.74)

Reviews can only be left by Context customers after they have completed a tour. For more information about our reviews, please see our FAQ.

Joline is wonderful and a wealth of historical and contemporary knowledge, exactly what I was hoping for to introduce me to South Africa and Cape Town's role in shaping the country. She was flexible and answered all my questions as our conversation and tour led to topics outside of the stated tour. I will definitely use Context again!
Joline was an extremely informed guide who provided wonderful background to our tour of Robben Island - I wish we had more time to experience more of Cape Town with her.
Kim was excellent. She and the driver had not worked together before and they were an excellent team.