Sunset Cruises Cape Town

Enjoying Cape Town from the comfort of a boat or a yacht is one of the more unique ways to experience this beautiful city. There is nothing like seeing Table Mountain as the sun goes down, marveling at the glorious beaches that surround the city.

A sunset cruise is the ideal way to end a long day of traveling, to have some quiet drinks with friends, or a romantic evening with a loved one. We have gathered our favourite sunset cruises together to ensure you find the right one for you.

Couples Sunset Cruise

The Tigger 2 Royale is one of the most sort after fast cruisers in the entire harbor at the V&A Waterfront. It may be small, but it oozes luxury and is definitely one of the best ways to enjoy a romantic evening with a loved one.

The couples sunset cruise is the epitome of class and luxury. Sit back on the deck with a glass of sparkling wine, as you weave your way around the bay. Taking in the sights, sounds, and smells of the ocean.

On the way back, that’s when the real beauty of the city comes to life. You can watch the sunset over the city, against the lights that light up the sky. Table Mountain will without a doubt look incredible. This is a romantic adventure you definitely can’t miss.

Cape Town Canal Cruise

The hop-on-hop-off canal cruise is one of more the more fun ways to explore the city. You are able to get on and off at one of the many stops between the central city and the V&A Waterfront.

You can also enjoy a guided commentary on the history of the city. Since this is a hop-on and hop-off tour that operates all through the day, you can easily enjoy the sunset in the city, but from the comfort of a calming cruise.

 

Sunset Cruise Private Charter

The sunset cruise is a great way to experience the waters around the city, whether you are with family, friends, at an office party, or with a loved one. The private charter ensures a cozy and private affair.

Starting and ending at the V&A Waterfront, you can spend your day exploring one of the most popular and famous spots in the whole city, have some dinner or pre-drinks, before heading to the yacht for your cruise.

Considering the maximum passenger count is 35, you can still have a secluded experience, away from other passengers, and the hustle and bustle of the city, and just take in the beautiful ocean and surroundings.

Sunset Catamaran Cruise

To top off a great day of adventure and sightseeing, relaxing on a catamaran as it floats along the beautiful Cape Town coast is the ultimate way to relax. Throw in the fact that you can watch a glorious sunset, you have the makings of a very memorable night.

Your cruise will start at the V&A Waterfront, where you will then sail down the Atlantic Seaboard, along with the southern coast peninsula. With the sea on one side, and Table Mountain on the other, be prepared to be mesmerized.

You can also enjoy amazing views of Cape Town Stadium, and depending on the night, it could be lit up. You can also view the city lights as the sun sets. Your cruise will end where it started, back at the amazing V&A Waterfront.

Taking in the beautiful sites of the city from the comfort of a yacht or a catamaran is one of the most unforgettable experiences. Once the sun starts to set, you will be captivated by the beauty of the Mother City.

8.3 Total Score
See Cape Town from its most flattering angle

Fun
8.5
Natural beauty
10
Accessibility
7.5
Value for money
8
PROS
  • Experience the Cape's beauty from the sea
  • Unrivalled natural beauty
  • Feel like a Russian Oil Baron in the Mediterranean
  • Chance to see Bottlenose Dolphins and Cape Fur Seals
  • Pricey options offer supreme luxury
CONS
  • Some options are pricey
  • Experience affected by poor weather
  • Not suitable for persons who especially susceptible to motion sickness
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