KAAP TOURS offers private guided adventure tours in Cape Town and surrounds. We are a small team of experienced locals - passionate about adventure, nature, food and history. We offer a broad range of tours showcasing the full scope of our interests: history tours through the city, hiking, wine and beer tastings, surfing adventures, nature reserves and cycling tours. Or do a combination of all that Cape Town has to offer. We offer diverse guided experiences to encapsulate the essence of Cape Town: a truly multi-faceted city.

We offer private guided tours for small groups, we like to avoid the very touristy areas in order to take our guests to the lesser known spots nearby. Feel like a local with KAAP TOURS.
We specialize in outdoor guided adventure tours, but we like to combine these activities with history and culinary experiences.

Private Guided Tours Cape Town

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Private Guided Tours Cape Town

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Join us for a session in the surf at Muizenberg Beach otherwise known as Surfer’s Corner. Thanks to the flat and gradual slope of the ocean floor at this beach. The waves move at a slower pace and break gently. Making it one of the best waves in the world to learn how to surf. It is also a favourite amongst local longboarders.

You can expect to see hundreds of surfers here on a good day. Yet there’s enough space for everyone.

Oliver from Kaap Tours is a lifetime surfer and has experience as a surf instructor. He will give you help whether you are catching your first wave or trying to advance your surfing skills.

*Join us for a private guided surf tour / lesson. We will also show you the area surrounding Muizenberg which is beautiful and includes Kalk Bay Harbour. 

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.

The Cape Winelands is home to some of the best mountain biking trails in the world. The Cape Epic takes place largely in this area. Stellenbosch in particular is home to diverse networks of trails. From fast flow trails to rocky technical trails, this place has it all. On top of all this the region is one of the most beautiful in South Africa. Also as suggested in the name ‘Cape Winelands’ the best wine in the country is produced here. Perfect for a post ride wine tasting and lunch.

Join us for a private guided cycling tour on the trails of the Cape Winelands.

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.

Click here to find out more about our cycling tours. 

Take a private guided walking tour in the heart of Cape Town. To see the most historic areas and buildings. Our guide will take you through the history of the Cape during this guided tour.

Some of the highlights include:

– Castle of Good Hope

– Company Gardens

– St George’s Cathedral

– Slave Lodge

– Bo-Kaap

*This is a half day tour with many sights to see along the way.

Take a private guided tour of the Cape Peninsula with our experienced guide. Starting in Cape Town and heading all the way south to the scenic Cape of Good Hope. Our guide will show you all the best spots along the way. 

Some of the highlights include:

– Kalk Bay Harbour

– The penguins of Boulders Beach

– Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve 

– Chapman’s Peak Drive

*This is a full day tour with many sights to see along the way.

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.

There is no better way to experience Table Mountain than hiking to the top of this iconic mountain. Known for its iconic flat peak, resembling a table top. 

Did you know? 

Table Mountain is one of the oldest mountain in the world, 240 million years old. Six times older than the Himalayas. 

The Cape is also part of the Cape Floral Kingdom the most densely populated Floral Kingdom in the world. This means that a hiker will not only be treated to views of the ocean and city when hiking this mountain, you will be surrounded by amazing plant life.

*We offer private hiking tours up this mountain where there are hundreds of routes all offering different experiences. 

Click here to read our hiking blog which describes some of these routes.

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.

Out private guided tour of Boulders Beach allows our guests to visit the African Penguins of the Boulders Beach penguin colony. 

Some facts about African Penguins and Boulders Beach:

– African Penguins used to be known as jackass penguins because of their distinctive braying, and they’re the only penguins found on the continent.

– Boulders Beach is part of a conservation effort which has taken the numbers of African Penguins from the last two breeding pairs of penguins left to 3000 African Penguins currently. Visiting Boulders Beach supports this effort. 

*We normally combine this tour with a tour of The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve which is in close proximity. Making it a full day tour.

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.

Experience the winelands by bicycle. Ride through the vineyards and taste delicious wines from this region post ride. This tour includes the natural beauty of the Cape Winelands with the enjoyable experience of cycling. Stellenbosch is a prominent town within the Cape Winelands is the second oldest town in South Africa after Cape Town. We take you though this town to visit the most historic buildings and places as part of this tour.

The Cape Winelands is truly a stunning place. There is so much to offer in terms of viticulture and cuisine. 

Click here to see brochure.

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.

Chapman’s Peak Drive, often referred to as ‘Chappies’ by locals, is a world-renowned scenic coastal road located on the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town, South Africa. It is considered one of the most stunning coastal roads in the world, offering breathtaking views and a thrilling cycling experience. Chapman’s Peak Drive stretches approximately 9 kilometers along the Atlantic coastline between the seaside towns of Hout Bay and Noordhoek. The road winds its way along the mountainside, carved into the steep cliffs of Chapman’s Peak, providing sweeping views of the ocean below. This road offers truly the best cycling in Cape Town, the views are mind-blowing.

We offer a private guided cycling tour on this coastal road. Click here to see more about this tour.

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.

Join us for a private guided hiking tour up Lions Head. This hike offers up some of the most spectacular views of any of the hikes in Cape Town. The hike spirals its way up the mountain giving views from all angles. This is a shorter route but the final section is quite steep and challenging.

The mountain looks like a lion from a specific angle, but it does take a little imagination to see it.

We love to do this hike at sunrise or sunset. The views are even better at golden hour.

Some highlights of this hike include views of:

– Cape Town city

– Sea Point 

– Camps Bay 

– Table Mountain

– The Twelve Apostles

– The Atlantic Ocean

Click here to see more of our guided hiking options include Lion’s Head.

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.

The Cape Winelands, located in the Western Cape province of South Africa, is a picturesque and renowned wine region. Stretching across beautiful valleys and rolling hills, it encompasses towns such as Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Paarl. The area is celebrated for its rich viticultural heritage, dating back centuries to when Dutch settlers first established vineyards in the 17th century.

The Cape Winelands is home to an impressive array of wine estates, each offering unique flavors and varietals. From crisp whites to robust reds, visitors can indulge in tastings and cellar tours, immersing themselves in the art of winemaking. Alongside its world-class wines, the region boasts breathtaking landscapes, charming Cape Dutch architecture, and renowned gourmet cuisine.

Our private guided tour in the Cape Winelands takes guests to some of the lesser known wineries which hidden gems in our opinion. It is an option to cycle of hike in Cape Winelands as part of this guided tour if desired.

Get in contact with us to book this tour.

Kaap Tours – guided tours in Cape Town by locals.


Email or call us to let us know which of the above activities you would most like to do and we can start planning your trip. KAAP TOURS also offers bespoke cycling tours (we are avid cyclists) and multi-day guided experiences (Safari Tours, Multi-Day Garden Route, Karoo and West Coast Tours, in addition to multi-day cycling tours through South Africa).

*Please note above prices for Half and Full Day Tours include private vehicle, pick-up, drop-off, driver and guide. Prices do not include meals, refreshments, wine tastings, entrances fees, Table Mountain Cable Car Tickets, boat trips or any other extras.