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Exploring Sideways is all about getting off the beaten track and experiencing South Africa like never before. The bespoke collection of private day tours from Cape Town are outfitted for discerning and curious travellers seeking unique experiences...more
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166 Buitengracht Street, 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a private tour with Explore Sideways for a group of 5. We had Martin as a tour guide and he was brilliant! We were picked up in a very nice, roomy van in Cape Town. We drove to wineries in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide Martin arranged an excellent day for us and 12 & 14 year old daughters. We started our tour in Stellenbosch, with a very interesting tour around, including the four historic houses and a good background into the development of the region and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 September 2019

Outgoing & knowledgeable guide Juma Mkwela provided a great introduction to people of Cape Town. We explored: * mural art in Woodstock - Juma is THE guide to explain the art and artists as he collaborates with the local organization commissioning the mural art *...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 August 2019

Enjoyed our private Tour with Ryan Van Reenen! We visited the highlights of the Peninsula (Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach, Constantia Wine Region) and Ryan has been the most friendly and interesting tour guide! Would do it all over again!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sydney S
Ian H, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Thanks for the review Sydney :) And really glad to hear you'd do it all over again! Ryan is an absolute pro and certainly knows his way around the peninsula. Hope to see you back in the future! Regards, Ian.

Reviewed 24 July 2019

A day appeared free in my diary and I was looking for a tailored visit from and to CPT airport to Hemel en Aarde. I had a good idea of the places I wanted to visit and Sideways did everything I asked. Secured an expert...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Ian H, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Hi! Thanks so much for the review and we're glad you enjoyed your day with Eon. Like all our guides, he is super knowledgable about wine (apart from enjoying it in his personal capacity he has worked a harvest in a cellar and knows the...More

Reviewed 16 July 2019

We were given a reference to Explore Sideways by a colleague, and we are thrilled we took his advice to use them. We did the Cape Peninsula Tour which was a nice mix of sightseeing, wine tasting and a terrific lunch. Our guides, Fred and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Ian H, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Thanks so much for this review :) The Best of the Cape Peninsula Tour is always a winner...a bucket list item when visiting Cape Town. The views on the peninsula are magnificent! Fred and Angie also know the peninsula well and are the perfect couple...More

Reviewed 16 May 2019 via mobile

We have done table mountain 4x4, peninsula with penguins Kayaking, and full day wine tour. It’s brilliant, Ryan is a brilliant charming funny thoughtful guide , customised our tours for us. We loved it. It’s the best part of our honeymoon so far. Thank you...More

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Ian H, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Hi! Thanks for the review. We're so glad you enjoyed your experiences :) The 4x4 experience is one of our favourites! Food, wine, nature, views, Table Mountain. All the good things about Cape Town in one. Ryan is a pro so I'm glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 26 March 2019 via mobile

We had a great time in our tour to the Winelands , the service and knowledge from Pim our wine guide was excellent and so were the recommendations for the vineyards we visited

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Ian H, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Thanks for the review! Pim is an excellent guide and has a great connection with the wine and spirits industry. He has been a judge on one of South Africa's premier distillers and is passionate about the industry. We're glad you enjoyed the day :)

Reviewed 19 March 2019

Both Stellenbosch and Franschoek are stunningly beautiful places, they are surrounded by majestic mountains and vineyards which goes on forever. These regions produce some of South Africa's finest wines. Beautiful farms offering amazing wine tasting is found here.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Ian H, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Hi Valerie Thank you for the review. Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are indeed stunningly beautiful. We're so glad you enjoyed your day out with Explore Sideways and your expert guide. All the best and hope to hear from you soon :) Regards, Ian.

Reviewed 18 March 2019 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a great day with Alette. She gave us a great city tour, wonderful Waterfront experience and the aerial cable cars to Table Mountain. We learned a lot about history and culture of Cape Town. Great day!More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ian H, Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2019

Thanks so much for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your time with Alette. When it comes to history and culture she's one of the best! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and look forward to welcoming you back to Cape Town...More

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