City Sightseeing and City Pass - Your Key to tourism in Cape Town

Celebrate Tourism Month by exploring Cape Town with City Sightseeing and City Pass . Tourism Day falls on the 27th of September and this is a day to celebrate our beautiful country and all of its attractions and locals. With so many cultures and a vast amount of attractions, Cape Town is indeed a place to explore, be it as a local or a visitor.

Go exploring and paint the town red onboard the famous double-decker, open-top red bus, visiting many of the top attractions in the Mother City. Additionally, you can get access to over 70 attractions with City Pass, your ticket to hassle-free tourism.

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September in Cape Town is known for its flowers and breathtaking spring mornings, and it’s one of the top seasons for tourists to flock to Cape Town to view all our wonders and attractions.

Tourism in South Africa is crucial to the upkeep and development of our beautiful country, and we thrive on showing people across the world our colourful culture and breathtaking landscapes. Capetonians are officially some of the friendliest people in the world, so there’s no better city to visit.

Not only that, but we were also named Africa's leading digital city and ranked within the top 10 bucket list destinations to visit globally. These are only but a few reasons to celebrate tourism month in Cape Town.

Discovering Cape Town with one pass and the Red Bus

There are only so many hours in a day and to explore Cape Town, you will need all the time you can get. With the CityPass , you can purchase a day pass or if you want to explore Cape Town from A to Z, simply select one of the consecutive day packages that ranges from 2 - 5 days.

Depending on your Pass, you’ll get instant access to over 70 attractions across Cape Town. Your pass lets you enjoy many of these experiences once-off for free, and you can often skip the queues and get straight to the fun.

From touring the Le Bonheur crocodile farm to wine tastings at the famous Groot Constantia Wine Estate and taking in the African sunset aboard a sailboat to cuddling alpacas at the Alpaca Loom farm, there’s a cornucopia of activities to keep you entertained throughout your stay in the Mother City. Plan the ultimate trip with help from our map , showing you exactly where we will be and at what time.

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With your City Pass you get free, unlimited access to City Sightseeing’s red hop-on-hop-off buses for the duration of your pass. Follow the 4 bus circuits to hop-on and hop-off at some of Cape Town’s best attractions, like the STOP 1 , V&A Waterfront (across from the Two Oceans Aquarium) and at Stop 5, Travel Depot in Long Street.

Welcome Spring in Cape Town with these Tourism Month Specials

September is a jam-packed month for the red bus. This is the last month to enjoy the benefits of the 3 for 1 kid’s special, where the purchase of 1 adult bus ticket gets you 2 juniors tickets for free, valid for under 17s.

It’s also Heritage Day on the 24th of September, and to help locals and international visitors alike discover the rich cultural history of the Mother City, City Sightseeing is running a Heritage Day special from the 21st to the 24th of September. Purchase a Classic Hop-on Hop-off ticket for R245 and get the free Harbour Cruise ticket for free. This also works in conjunction with the 3 for 1, so you can bring the kids along for free.

The perfect way to end your day of sightseeing is to hop aboard the City Sightseeing Sunset bus, which returns to operate on the 21st of September. There’s no better way to kick off spring than with City Pass and City Sightseeing.