Published on 2013-04-12 01:56:03
The Mount Nelson Hotel (Stop 7 on the Cape Town Red City Tour) is dedicated to encouraging responsible tourism through the conservation of natural resources, and a commitment to educating its staff to make a difference in the lives of others. Throug
Published on 2013-04-12 01:55:28
Looking to spend a day exploring the facinating and cosmopolitan city of Johannesburg? Why not hop aboard a red City Sightseeing bus and get a bird's-eye view of the city from a double decker. Blogger Kim Baxen and a friend did just this. Read all a
Published on 2013-04-08 01:50:49
If you ask Shelley which one of City Sightseeing’s stops is her favourite, she'll tell you that it is without a doubt Bus Stop 21 - World of Birds. Find out what makes it so to special her.
Explore this fantastic stop on the City Sightseeing Blue
Published on 2012-12-20 02:14:57
Hundreds gather in the evening twilight to witness the antics of the young French waitress; Amelie. Cinephile and occasional movie goers recline on their blankets, scoffing down the contents of their picnic baskets while enjoying this delightful Fren
Published on 2012-12-14 02:12:09
Red Bull Flugtag 2012 found a very wanting host in Cape Town's magnificent V&A Waterfront. Tens of thousands attended to witness South Africa's wackiest self-proclaimed pilots searching for glory through good humour and imagination. Join Nick's VIP e
Published on 2012-12-12 01:30:09
You may have noticed, on the odd occasion, a bunch of crazy looking people cycling in masses along the Seapoint Promenade or through the city of Cape Town. They are the Moonlight Mass. Read about Sofia's experience here.
When the moon is full, get
Published on 2012-12-10 01:58:12
Whether you’re looking for that special something to put on your mantelpiece as a reminder of a magical holiday or a spot to blow your savings on some designer clothes, Shelley Finch has a hot shopping spot for you. Take a look at her list of the b
Published on 2012-10-31 02:09:20
Blogger Shelley Finch celebrated our province’s Currie Cup victory with the city crowds yesterday. Braving the strong winds, our victorious team took the hallowed trophy to the people of Cape Town atop a bright red City Sightseeing bus.
Celebrate our currie cup win with City Sightseeing. Written by Shelley Finch
Published on 2012-10-30 02:22:58
A quiet sunset drive around the Atlantic coast turned into an exciting adventure for Shelley Finch as she experienced the city from a new angle – in the seat of City Sightseeing’s new sidecar tours. Move over Vespa squad – there’s a new King of the Road in town.
Read more about the exciting new City Sightseeing Sidecar Tour. Written by Shelley Finch
Published on 2012-10-17 03:38:59
For the love of the ocean and fascination by our city’s long and illustrious maritime history. Read how the Cape Town International Boat Show and the City Sightseeing Canal Cruise, took Shelley on a exploration.
Read More about the interesting facts and cruise to the CTICC. Written by Shelley Finch
Published on 2012-10-12 02:06:16
Getting off at the V&A Waterfront I felt inspired. In one short day I went from proudly ignorant know-it-all local to proudly South African want-to-see-it-all local tourist. Read how the City Sightseeing Red City Tour, showed Hansie just how little he actually knew about Cape Town.
Get to know more about the different bus stops on the Red City Tour. Written by Hansie Smit
Published on 2012-09-25 03:41:32
Dining in Cape Town does not have to come with a skyscraper price tag. There is an affordable restaurant around every corner in Cape Town, offering a delicious meal for less than R50! Read here to find out where you could go for a cheap meal.
Explore some of the cheap restaurants around Cape Town and let City Sightseeing take you there. Written by Cheréne Pienaar
Published on 2012-09-21 03:32:31
The City of Cape Town, Creative Cape Town, the Company’s Garden and Iziko Museums have joined forces to bring us one of the most exciting and engaging public festivals for this years Heritage Week. Read here, where Shelley shares some interesting information on the various events happening throughout the week.
Celebrate Heritage Week with City Sightseeing. Written by Shelley Finch
Published on 2012-09-18 02:50:43
Every morning I walk across the Grand Parade on my way to work, never giving a moment’s thought to its history and the great events it has seen. September is both Heritage Month and Tourism month in our beautiful city, and what better time to delve into the history of the Grand Parade. Let Shelley take you on a historical journey of the Grand Parade.
Explore some of Cape Town's finest history. Written by Shelley Finch
Published on 2012-08-30 02:41:27
Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is said to be the number one shopping destination in South Africa but there’s more to this top tourist destination than a good day’s retail therapy… Read more here.
Get to know more about the different bus stops on the Red City Tour and Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. Written by Gemma Care
Published on 2012-08-28 02:10:25
Join Yvonne as she is pleasantly surprised by the absolutely stunning views from Beau Constantia - a fairly new addition to the Constantia Valley wine route.
Explore this experience offered by the City Sightseeing Wine Tour which is part of the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. Written by Yvonne Luden
Published on 2012-08-17 01:49:27
Happy Women's Month to all the beautiful women out there. Read this inspiring blog article by Shelley, where she pays tribute to some extraordinary South African women - her unsung hero's, such as Ingrid Jonker, Amelia Ball and most importantly her mother, Helen Finch.
Explore some of South Africa's greatest women. Written by Shelley Finch
Published on 2012-08-08 01:13:11
Join Barry as he takes his son and a friend on a fun day out to explore Table Mountain on the Hop On - Hop Off City Sightseeing Red Topless bus.
Explore this experience offered by the City Sightseeing Red City Tour. Written by Barry Washkansky
Published on 2012-08-02 02:59:11
While doing a bit of ‘digging' on slavery in the Cape Colony, shelly came across the little known story of the Meermin. Read the interesting tale here.
Explore these historical stories, and let City Sightseeing take you there. Written by Shelly Finch
Published on 2012-06-15 02:37:06
The City Sightseeing bus will take you through one of the vibeiest, most cosmopolitan, fun and funky city centres in the world – Cape Town’s city bowl. Get caught up in a traditional drumming session, feel Africa in your veins, meet some amazing people and have an all round amazing and fun time in the city bowl – this lot did.
Explore the City Bowl on the City Sightseeing Red City Tour. Written by City Sightseeing
Published on 2012-06-13 01:36:29
Read how Corinna and Pat enjoy visiting the sights on the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour, thanks to the City Sightseeing half price pensioners special, every Friday.
Explore this experience offered on the City Sightseeing Red City Tour and Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. Written by Corinna Turner
Published on 2012-06-12 01:20:11
Read how Corinna and Pat enjoy a day out, exploring the beautiful sights of Cape Town on the City Sightseeing Blue Mini Peninsula Tour.
Explore this experience offered on the City Sightseeing Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. Written by Corinna Turner
Published on 2012-06-11 02:27:46
Read how Corinna and Pat enjoy the City Sightseeing half price pensioners special, visiting the sights on the Blue Route bus tour.
Explore this experience offered on the City Sightseeing Red City Tour and Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. Written by Corinna Turner
Published on 2012-05-28 03:53:02
What is it that we hear you say? Tired and stressed, overworked and in need of a holiday? Longing for a vibrant scene, white beaches and some ice cold cocktails? But where will you go to find such a thing? Somewhere that is close by and easy to get to… We have the answer – its Camps Bay!
Get to know more about Bus Stop 14 on the City Sightseeing Red City Tour and Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. Written by City Sightseeing
Published on 2012-05-22 04:29:56
Join Shelly as she tours Cape Town seeking to tick items off her bucket list. Her list includes things such as: A trip up Table Mountain, stand on a world famous balcony and complete a run through the City Bowl. Read more, to see what other interesting things she was able to tick off her list.
Get to know more about the different bus stops on the Red City Tour and the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour.
Written by Shelly Finch
Published on 2012-05-16 01:48:32
No visit to Cape Town, no sightseeing trip, no day out exploring the Peninsula is complete without a trip up Table Mountain on the Cableway. Watch this funky video and get to know the crazy and quirky side of Cape Town.
Published on 2012-05-14 01:34:37
Join Yvonne as she tours the suburbs of Cape Town seeking the top 10 photographic spots. Her Top places include: Muizenberg Beach, Kalk Bay Harbour, Silvermine, Boulders Beach, Bo-Kaap. Read more to see what other interesting spots are added to her list.
City Sightseeing can give you many amazing photographic opportunities. The Red City Tour has 17 stops and the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour
Written By Yvonne Luden
Published on 2012-05-09 01:36:47
Having heard about the screening ‘Mr. Devious’ at the District Six museum, it seemed to be a good opportunity to see what the Hip Hop Bioscope had to offer. Join me as i visit this interesting location via the City Sightseeing Red Bus.
Published on 2012-04-23 02:02:27
Having lived in Cape Town and now living on its doorstep for many years, my husband and I realised that we had become complacent and had never taken the kids to see the sites that this amazing City, and indeed the entire Peninsula, have to offer. Join us as we enjoy a fun filled family day out.
Published on 2012-04-05 02:56:21
The long Easter weekend is almost here, so if you are still looking for things to keep the little people in your life entertained and occupied, here are some ideas and special Easter events. Cape Town has lots of free outdoor entertainment for kids, I find its also well worth the effort to take them to some of the special events in and around Cape Town throughout the year.
Published on 2012-04-02 01:01:19
The Canal Tour was enjoyed so much by Corinna and her friend that they did a second trip. Join them as they enjoy a relaxing City Sightseeing Canal cruise, through the beautiful canals of Cape Town.
Published on 2012-03-12 02:25:29
Join Nick as he becomes a tourist in his own city, when he takes the City Sightseeing Blue Mini Peninsula Tour from Groot Constantia to the V&A Waterfront, including a Canal Cruise tour.
Published on 2012-03-09 04:13:53
Sunday morning was a picture perfect day! I rounded up the youngsters and my camera and we headed off to Groot Constantia to enjoy a lovely morning in the beautiful gardens, and a trip around the coast on the Blue Route of the City Sightseeing Bus. Join me as i tour the Southern Peninsula of Cape Town.
Published on 2011-07-05 06:34:03
Imizamo Yethu is one of many townships in South Africa and is one of many sad indictments on the state of the government’s promises about housing development for the previously disadvantaged. Sitting on 18 ha ...
Published on 2011-07-04 10:03:08
After 8 years of research and 18 months of construction the 2 Ocean Aquarium was opened in 1995 and fast became one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cape Town. Home to over 3000 ...
Published on 2011-05-23 09:51:23
In my efforts to join the feel good green brigade I took part in what must’ve been one of the most powerful acts of solidarity I have ever been involved in, the Ride of Silence. ...
Published on 2011-05-17 02:09:37
Cycling is a bit like voting for the opposition, many believe that it will improve their quality of life, however there are not enough people doing it to make it worth getting out of bed ...
Published on 2011-05-13 07:43:51
The Tourism Indaba held last weekend at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre in Durban is the largest event of its kind in Africa and is only dwarfed internationally by two similar events in Berlin ...
Published on 2011-04-14 06:25:20
It's the end of Summer in Cape Town and it's hot. So hot, that the idea of sitting on top of a bus with the sun on you all day seems like madness but actually it was a fantastic day. Explore Cape Town's top tourist attractions with me.
Published on 2011-04-12 03:42:54
City Sightseeing Cape Town, has launched an exciting extension of the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour on the red double decker open-top bus. The extension is a free Wine Tour that takes visitors to Groot Constantia and Eagles’ Nest. Read on to find out mo
Published on 2011-04-05 02:03:29
This week, I had the pleasure of a day off; and decided to indulge in a City Sightseeing Day Tour. Even though i work in tourism and live in Cape Town, I was really excited to experience an activity that everyone loves, and even more keen to do the n
Published on 2011-03-29 01:19:58
Try taking a look outside your comfort zone to a place that lies just beyond the boundaries of what is possible. A place of breathtaking natural beauty... a destination you will not soon forget. Here awaits Cape Town, South Africa. Bryce Hammons blo
Published on 2011-03-25 00:52:45
A trip on the Hop-On Hop-Off, City Sightseeing bus to Table Mountain, was on little Faheem list of dreams. It was an unforgettable day, with so much to do and see. Come join us on our memorable trip around Cape Town.
Published on 2011-03-24 04:52:10
A few weeks ago my boyfriend and I where given the opportunity to try out the new Wine Tour leg of the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. Living in the City Bowl we decided to take advantage of the conveniently located bus stops. Join us on our eventful exper
Published on 2011-03-15 06:33:44
I have driven to Hout Bay many times and have never noticed this little gem nestled in Constantia Wine Valley. And this is the beauty of being on the bus – you see so much more! Come and explore Eagles' Nest with me.
Published on 2011-03-10 03:21:32
The amazing camaraderie among complete strangers on the way to the next stop (Eagles' Nest, a recently opened wine farm in the Constantia Wine Valley) showed me even more why i really enjoy doing tours on the City Sightseeing bus.
Published on 2011-03-09 03:29:40
Having heard about their renowned fresh scones, we just had to enjoy a meal at Jonkershuis restaurant. While waiting for our food we enjoyed the amazing outdoors with the laughter of children running around and playing in the background.
Published on 2011-03-08 01:04:15
After being out in the hot sun all day, we decided to do a cellar and wine tasting tour, and wow let me tell you what a good decision that was. We even walked away with a free Groot Constantia wine glass.
Published on 2011-03-07 00:37:29
Not only did the City Sightseeing blue bus tour allow me to see the wonderful views of Constantia valley, but also to experience the rich history this area has. Join me as I explore the Groot Constantia manor house.
Published on 2011-03-02 01:02:36
The Blue Mini bus tour took me on a full day adventure through the Constantia Wine Valley. Join me on this memorable journey through Groot Constantia with the City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off bus.
Published on 2011-02-17 10:17:22
Having grown up in the Southern Suburbs and now living on the edge of the ‘Boerewors Curtain’, I jumped at the chance to go on a train ride, steam nogal, down to Fishhoek with Atlantic Rail. Take the ride with me...
Published on 2011-02-11 05:43:27
Amazing day spent with the family exploring Cape Towns' Constantia wine route with City Sightseeing’s open-top bus.
Published on 2011-02-09 02:31:16
A free wine tour is included with the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour, which takes you to the heart of Groot Constantia. Experience the history of the Constantia wine valley while you enjoy the award winning wines.
Published on 2011-01-28 02:55:51
Words like wonderful, spectacular, mind-boggling or marvelous seem inadequate! My Blue Tour took me to Groot Constantia Wine Estate, and then to Hout Bay. A quick review - big memories...
Published on 2011-01-27 01:50:38
We promised ourselves that in 2011 we will spend more time out and about in Cape Town and spend this time more with our family. As a first outing we did the City Sightseeing Night Tour! What and experience…
Published on 2011-01-21 03:59:14
A beautiful and exhilarating walk through Kalk Bay and through the Boomslang Cave. I took 530 photos on my outing – and the only reason I stopped was my memory card was full and I couldn’t decide which photos to delete! Come and view Cape Town’
Published on 2011-01-09 10:40:41
Cape Town even if its raining - is always fun.... You just have to look for it! Visit the Brass Bell in Kalk Bay with me and Cape to Cuba for cocktails and the train. Then hitch another ride on the train to Fish Hoek and do a drive to Groot Constanti
Published on 2011-01-04 03:18:27
2010 had many highlights: The Soccer World Cup, Cape Town Carnival and the much celebrated Earthdance - to name just a view. We decided to celebrate these successes by spending time as a family at Kirstenbosch’s celebrated Carols by Candlelight. Sh
Published on 2010-12-24 06:04:33
On the 19th of December Catherine Pate and her brood boarded an Atlantic Rail steam train for a fun family trip on the ONLY operational steam train in the Western Cape and it was great!