The Mother City’s famous red tour buses have featured on global booking site TripAdvisor’s list of the world’s best hop-on hop-off tours. The Traveller’s Choice Awards listed 10 similar tour bus experiences, with Cape Town claiming the 10th spot.

“This City Sightseeing Cape Town hop-on hop-off tour highlights the best of this South African coastal gem. Enjoy the convenience and easy-access of an open top, double-decker bus as you check out all of the Cape Town highlights. This popular tour is easy to personalize since travelers can hop on or off the bus as many times as they choose,” TripAdvisor explained in its description.

The City Sightseeing Cape Town tour received 550 ‘Excellent’ votes and 132 ‘Very Good’ out of 714 reviews on the site. These tours are a favourite for tourists and locals alike and features over 30 stops and 50 attractions as well as walking and boat tours.

It also includes audio commentary in a host of languages including Afrikaans, Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Zulu, Mandarin, Turkish and special kids commentary.

Barcelona’s hop-on hop-off tours took the number one spot on the list.

Also read: The iconic Red bus is back on Cape Town streets

Picture: Twitter/CapeTownRedBus

Article written by

Anita Froneman