A Sunflower Stop

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The Beauty of Sunflowers

A Sunflower Stop luxury backpackers is nestled beneath the picturesque Signal Hill. Our friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere and neat, clean accommodation have made regulars of many of our guests from around the world. 15 minutes from all the highlights of The Mother City A Sunflower Stop is situated in a prime location giving you easy access to the best that Cape Town has to offer from sun soaked beaches and to the V&A Waterfront to buzzing nightlife and the majestic Table Mountain.

Built around an inviting private garden A Sunflower Stop offers spacious, neat and clean dorms, doubles, twins and quad rooms all of which are self-catering. There is a communal kitchen and TV room and our shimmering pool, braai (BBQ) area and buzzing bar are always full of people looking for a place to sit back and relax. Join our staff for our weekly braai where you can feast by the fire South African style while you mingle with other travellers from all around the world.

Once you arrive don’t forget to enquire at our specialist backpacker’s tour desk for useful travel tips and the best prices in town for all the must see tours in and around Cape Town. No trip to The Mother City would be complete without a tour through our world renown wine lands, a meander through the townships or a dip in our pristine oceans for some shark cage diving. So no matter what your taste we can book a tour package just for you. We also offer a booking service for tours around the Garden Route, Kruger National Park safaris and overland safaris throughout the rest of Africa.

Services and Facilities on offer:

  • Free WI-FI
  • Pool
  • Outside bar
  • Braai area (BBQ)
  • Dining room
  • TV room with satellite
  • Clean ablutions with ample hot showers
  • Arranged entertainment – BBQ’s, pub crawls, beach parties, night-clubbing
  • Public phones
  • Fax facilities
  • Mail holding and safe deposit facilities
  • Remote workers welcome with free coffee all day





Cape Town Township Tours

We specialize in doing walking tours in Langa Township (oldest township in Cape Town), our tours are very educational, eye-opening, and accommodate both adults and Children, duration of the tour is about 2,5 hours of walking tour in Langa Township. Visitors get to understand about Township culture, history, social issues include education, health, welfare and township lifestyle. A visit to a township is a must for anyone with a desire to get to know the real South Africa flaws and all.

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City Cycle Tours

The Bicycle People - have steadily grown since 1992, into one of the leading alternative and adventure touring companies in the Western Cape. Our trips are a far cry from your average mainstream bus tour in that we aim to keep our travellers out of the bus as much as possible, with activities such as hiking, biking, cruising, picnicking & swimming available on many of our tours. We run scheduled daytrips to the Cape Peninsula, the Winelands, the Townships and Hermanus.

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Constantia Nek Ziplining

Ziplining Constantia is ideally situated and accessible from all major transport route including the Hop-on, Hop-off City Sightseeing Cape Town Bus. This privately owned property “Silvermist Estate” has a number of facilities including a restaurant – conference facilities and other team building options as well to cater for groups or individual bookings. Ziplining Constantia is one of Africas longest and highest Zipline tours based in Cape Town. All part of the latest experience.

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Figure of 8 Tunnel Tour

We are well known for special interest excursions which include Tunnel Tours below the City, Historical City walking tours, Ghost and evening walks, Wildlife walking tours, Snorkeling kelp forests, Foraging excursions, Table Mountain Walks, Sandboarding, Corporate events, Easy Bicycle Tours, Kite Buggying led by experienced, knowledgeable and registered tour guides. We cater for the individual and small groups for flexibility of itinerary and to minimise the impact on often fragile environments.

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Kamikaze Kanyon

Experience a full day of adventure with a 65 meter waterfall abseil, canyoning (also known as kloofing) with jumps from 3 to 22 meters high and a beautiful hike. The day is spent in the Kogelberg biosphere reserve which is characterised by exciting adventures, beautiful scenery, towering cliffs and rock pools perfect for adrenaline junkies. After a safety briefing you enter into the Steenbras River Gorge and start the 45 minute hike through beautiful fynbos to the first cliff jumping pools. 

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Kiff Kombi Tours

Wind back the clock to a time when Africa was best explored in a VW Kombi. Opening its doors in early 2017, Kiff Kombi Tours aim was to create an alternative Cape Town tour for visitors wanting something different. It has hit the ground running by already being named in the Top 10 Tours in Cape Town. Our iconic Kombi, named Veronica, is a young spirit and still up for any adventures you seek. We’re here to take you on an alternative Cape Town tour where you’ll make some friends.

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Scootours Cape Town

Jump on a Monster Mountain® Scooter and Free Wheel into the City Below! Scootours® offer a Unique way to Experience Cape Town’s Table Mountain and its breath-taking views in a fun and active way.This 5-km track will take you on an adventurous off-road track down the side of Signal Hill into Bo Kaap. The Experience continues as you are transported to Table Mountain for your run down a single track off this world-famous land mark! Scooters are non-motorised and eco-friendly.

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The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

This exciting dinner-and-show experience was launched in June 2012 and was formerly housed at Richard's Supper Stage in Sea Point, Cape Town. Now playing at the wonderfully exciting theatre venue, The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, which is situated at the prestigious Rockwell All-Suite Hotel & Apartments in Prestwich Street, Green Point. 'Kaapse Stories' at the The Rockwell Dinner Theatre is the perfect experience for guests of all ages and a myriad of celebrations.

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Township Evening

Discover safely the warm atmosphere of the townships during the evening thanks to this Township Evening Tour. What the locals call “Cape Flats”, the townships, represent a 20km ring around the city. Meet the friendly residents of Langa and Khayelitsha. Your local and experienced guide will lead you during a memorable evening for a tour between authenticity and kindness. It is a unique opportunity to exchange with them to better understand another facet of Cape Town.

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Whale Route

On the Whale Route tour we go searching along our coastline to view the Southern Right Whales that visit our shores each year with the town of Hermanus rated as offering the best land-based whale watching in the world. For such large animals, they are sometimes hard to find! With this guided tour, you'll be able to see these fantastic creatures in their natural habitat and watch as they wow you with their splendour. Highlights includes Land Based and optional boat whale watching.

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I really enjoyed my stay here, the staff was friendly and the bar area was clean and had a wide array of beverages. The weekend braais are legendary.

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