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Below are full or half day tours available for delegates or accompanying persons during or after the conference.
Please complete the accompanying persons booking form and hand in at the registration desk for a booking,
or call the Tour Agent directly for a booking:

Tour Agent: Bettina Shuttle & Tours, Tel: +27 (21) 887 0702, Cell:+27 (0)82 568 2738, E-mail: jodyv@bettinashuttle.co.za

Half Day: Cape Town City Tour & Table Mountain
Castle of Good Hope Departs: 08:00-09:00
Tour ends: 13:00

Persons 1 - 4: R600 per person
Persons 5 - 7: R550 per person
(minium 4 persons)

Tour includes
:
pick up and drop off at the conference venue
guided tour
excluded: cable car ticket (R280)
Table Mountain
Description


Our drive to the city centre takes us past famous landmarks such as the Castle of Good Hope built in 1666 by the Dutch East India Company and City Hall, a baroque building and the Grand Parade. As we follow the city's main through fare, Adderley Street, we will see St. George's Cathedral, the Anglican Diocese of Nobel Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu. We will pass the Company Gardens and the Malay Quarter (also known as the Bo-Kaap) which means "Above Cape" because of its location up against the slopes of Table Mountain.

In the early 18th century, thousands of slaves from Java, Ceylon and other Far Eastern regions were brought to Cape Town. After slavery was abolished, their descendants, known as the Cape Malay's, settled here. Our route then leads us to Kloof Nek and the magnificent Table Mountain.

We'll ascend to the top (weather permitting) by the revolving cable car. Here, we'll see wild flowers and the famous silver tree, and marvel at a birds-eye view of the city and its beaches. On a clear day it is even possible to see Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned on one side and Cape Point on the other. Descend from the Upper Cableway station to your awaiting vehicle and then proceed around Table Bay to the Milnerton area (time permitting). From here we can see Table Mountain from the same perspective as the early settlers did when they sailed into Table Bay. Visit to the Castle of Good Hope (time permitting).

Highlights:

Castle of Good Hope
Company Gardens
Parliament Buildings
City Hall
Malay Quarter / Bo-Kaap
Table Mountain

Full Day: Cape Point & Cape Peninsula Tour
Cape of Good Hope Departs: 08:00-09:00
Tour ends: 17:00

Persons 1 - 4: R960 per person
Persons 5 - 7: R900 per person
(minium 4 persons)
Tour includes:
pick up and drop off at the conference venue
guided tour
entrance fee: Cape Point & Ferry to Seal Island
(weather permitting)
Hout Bay
Description


Bring your camera, we're heading for Cape Point at the south western tip of the Cape Peninsula, and the most spectacular view in the world. The drive there is just as inspiring, passing steep mountains, secluded coves and sweeping beaches as well as villages and fishing communities.

Our tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast, passing through the suburb of Sea Point and Camps Bay with its glorius views of the Twelve Apostles.

Highlights:

Clifton & Camps Bay
Twelve Apostles
Hout Bay
Chapman's Peak
Noordhoek
Ostrich viewing (drive-by)
Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
Cape Point
False Bay
Penguin Colony (optional)
Simons Town
Muizenberg

Half Day: Standard Winelands Tour
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Departs: 08:00
Tour ends: 13:00

Persons 1 - 4: R480
Persons 5 - 7: R400 per person
(minimum 2 persons)
Tour includes
:
pick up and drop off at the conference venue
entrance fees, 2 wine tastings, cheese & biltong pairing
Excluded: optional visists
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Description


This enchanting excursion begins with a tour through historic Stellenbosch, an architectural jewel that serves as the historic heart of the country's wine region. A gracious blend of 18-century Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorial buildings is evident as we drive down Dorp Street, where massive Oaks still shade original water furrows, then enjoy a wine tasting in the Stellenbosch area. A second wine tasting will be included.

Highlights:

Wine tasting on Stellenbosch Wine Estate
Cheese tasting
Stellenbosch orientation
De Braak
Cellar Tour
Second Wine Tasting
Cheese & Biltong Pairing
Opportunity to purchase wine

Full Day: Hop On Hop Off Bus Sightseeing Tours
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Departs: 08:00-09:00
Tour ends: 17:00

One-day ticket: R170 per person (adults)
Transport to/from V&A Waterfront:
Persons 1 - 2: R450 (one way) = R900 pp
Persons 3 - 4: R300 (one way) = R600 pp
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Description


What better way to take in the Mother City's bucket list-worthy tourist attractions than from a fire engine-red, double-decker Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tour bus? The striking, open-top vehicle rumble along tow main Cape Town routes - one that winds through the city centre and one that takes riders on a breath taking mini-peninsula tour - and travellers disembark at various points to explore the areas a little more on foot and then jump back on at any one of the stops.

The red city tour starts at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and takes visitors past must-see landmarks, like Table Mountain, Camps Bay beach and the now-famous District Six area, while the blue mini-peninsula tour showcases the Cape's fynbos and coast with visits to Kirstenbosch Garden, Mariner's Wharf in Hout Bay and varous beachside suburbs. What's more, passengers get insightful commentary (available in 16 different languages) along the way, so when they do finally hop off for good, they're a little bit wiser too.

The buses run all year 'round (rain or shine), and they make stops every 20 to 35 minutes, depending on the route.
Tickets for the bus tours are available at the City Sightseeing ticket office at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and on the bus (with credit or debit cards only).

Full Day: Kirstenbosch Gardens
Kirstenbosch1 Departs: 09:00
Tour ends: 18:00

Transport to/from Kirstenbosch:
Persons 1 - 2: R450 (one way) = R900 pp
Persons 3 - 4: R300 (one way) = R600 pp

Tour includes
:
pick up and drop off at the conference venue
Excluded: entrance ticket, lunch & beverages
Kirstenbosch2
Description


Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens lives up to its reputation as the most beautiful garden in Africa and one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town's Table Mountain.

Kirstenbosch displays a wide variety of the unique plant life of the Cape Flora, also known as fynbos, including sugarbushes.

The Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway is a new curved steel and timber bridge that winds and dips its way through and over the trees of the Arboretum. Inspired by a snake skeleton, and informally called 'The Boomslang' (meaning tree snake), it is a low-maintenance, low-impact sculptural raised walkway. This walkway is 130m long, narrow and slender, with a few wider view-point areas, and lightly snakes its way through the canopy, it is more than just a traditional boardwalk - like a snake, it winds and dips.

Full Day: Cheese & Wine Tour (Fairview)
Simonsig Departs: 09:00
Tour ends: 18:00

Persons 1 - 4: R580 per person
Persons 5 - 7: R500 per person
(minimum 2 persons)

Tour includes
:
pick up and drop off at the conference venue
2 cheese tastings, 4 wine tastings
Excluded: lunch & beverages
Fairview
Description


Try something different! Spend the day sampling fantastic wines as well as some of the best locally produced cheeses on offer in the beautiful Cape Winelands.

We start off at the iconic Simonsig wine estate, the first producers of champagne-style wines in South Africa. Anura, which offers amazing white wines and some of the best camembert and brie cheeses in South Africa, is the next stop. En-route to lunch at one of the many impressive wine estates in Franschhoek, we either pop into Marianne or Kanonkop, which is famous for their Pinotage.

The final tasting of the day is at the well-known Fairview estate outside Paarl, famous for 'Goats do roam', where we will enjoy a cheese and wine tasting. Wherever possible, we will try to incorporate our guests' wine preferences.

Full Day: Wine, Bubbly and Brandy Tour
Bergkelder Departs: 10:30
Tour ends: 17:00

Persons 1 - 4: R750 per person
Persons 5 - 7: R700 per person
(minimum 4 persons)

Tour includes
:
pick up and drop off at the conference venue
2 tours, 3 tastings & lunch
JC le Roux
Description


Experience and learn about Wine, Bubbly and Brandy all in one day! This new all inclusive wine tour is a great and discounted way to experience the variety of Stellenbosch Cellars.

The tour visits 3 very inclusive cellars, each a master in their own art of extracting the best from the fruits of the wine.

Fleur du Cap @ Die Bergkelder: wine tasting

The characterful Die Bergkelder Wine Centre in Stellenbosch is the proud Home of Fleur du Cap wines, offering wine lovers one of the most rewarding wine experiences in the Cape. You will get the chance to taste an inspiring range of award-winning Fleur du Cap wines, all in the charming setting of our famous "Cellar of the Mountain".

The House of JC Le Roux: Méthode Cap Classique and Sparkling wines

The House of JC le Roux, South Africa's first and leading cellar dedicated entirely to the art of making wine, is acclaimed for its passion, craftmanship and expertise to make the finest vintage Méthode Cap Classiques in the time-honoured French style, and fun loving sparkling wines to suite every palate. Here we will do a Bubbly Marshmallow and Meringue tasting before we have a relaxing lunch at Le Venue Restaurant at JC le Roux.

Van Ryn's Distillery: Brandy

In the heart of the Vlottenburg Valley, where the Eerste River winds its way through the tranquil landscape, lies the legendary Van Ryn's Brandy Distillery. The rich history of this cellar dates back to 1845, when the Dutch immigrant Jan van Ryn arrived at the Cape. He established the Van Ryn's Wine and Brandy Company, and with it a proud tradition of brandy excellence. True to its founder's belief that the secret of a great brandy lies in the maturation, the cornerstone of the Van Ryn's Brandy Cellar philosophy is "Excellence in Maturation".

This fully inclusive wine tour offers all of the above tours, tastings and meals.

Full Day: Great White Shark Cage Diving
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Departs: 07:30-08:00
Tour ends: 18:00
Persons 1 - 4: from R1550 per person shuttle fee pp R700
Persons 5 - 7: from R1350 per person shuttle fee pp R700
(minimum 2 persons)
Tour includes:
pick up and drop off at the conference venue
guided tour, shark cage diving
light lunch / bottled water
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Description


Between the islands of Geyser Rock and Dyer Island is a narrow and shallow channel called Shark Alley - reputed to be the world's best place for Great White shark cage diving. Due to the resident seal colonies in the area, Shark Alley has been dubbed "the supermarket for sharks".

A short boat ride from Gansbay, Shark Alley is ideal for those who wish to experience the thrill of getting up close and personal with these giant predators, but who do not possess a dive certificate. Your cage dive takes place just meters below the surface of the water so no diving experience is necessary.


Full Day: Aquila Safari Tour
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Departs: 08:00-09:00
Tour ends: 18:00

Persons 1 - 4: R2600 per person
Persons 5 - 7: R2550 per person
(minimum 2 persons)
Tour includes
:
pick up and drop off at the conference venue
breakfast, guided tour and game drives in tour vehicle
entrance/conservation fee & lunch
Aquila2
Description


After an early morning departure we head up the N1 Highway, through the spectacular Hex River Valley and arrive at the Aquila Private Game Reserve. The bio-diverse habitat of the reserve ensures plenty of interest for the avid game view and birder.

Giraffe, Blesbok, Black and Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Gemsbok Klipspringers, Duiker, Greybuck, Steenbok, Ostriches, Baboons Caracul, Foxes, Jackal, Leopard and 172 species of birds, including the Black Eagle are found on the reserve. An experienced Game Ranger will take you on a Game Drive .
Lunch is enjoyed at the Lodge.

 

 
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