CapeTowning is an owner run and managed tour operating company that has been in operation for over 10 years. We are a proud member of Cape Town Tourism and SAYTC.
Marius du Plooy, a seasoned South African traveller, has a clear love for people and places. After graduating in 2002, he started his career a freelance tour guide, freelancing for many of the big tour companies in Cape Town.
Marius is very adventurous and feeds off excitement and fun! Involved in the outdoors he has a love for hiking, mountain climbing, water sports and more. He has been a snowboarding instructor as well as a sport and survivor instructor, to mention a few. His knowledge and experience also stretches to managing a backpackers. With his all round experience in all aspects of “traveling” he understands traveling and travellers.
As a local tour operator, CapeTowning strives to share ‘a great way to experience” the best of South Africa with guests. We are committed to offering value for money, allowing you to check off most of the must-see sights and must-do activities from your list. His guides are very much like himself, experienced, passionate and fun! We focus on tours that benefit the traveller, offering mainly day tours around Cape Town and overnight tours to the Garden Route. What makes us unique is a hop on and off option on our Garden Route tours, giving travellers with limited time an opportunity to join in the fun ensuring you a hassle-free road trip that is as authentic and flexible as you want it to be. Our tours include sights, activities and spectacular places to stay with the option to partake in optional activities scheduled or simply relax and or explore the area on your own.
We also believe in responsible tourism and our township tours are guided by local guides who grew up in the townships and give you a genuine and interactive experience with locals. Ethics is our game. We also offer a Soup Kitchen, giving students the opportunity to volunteer their time to a non-profit organization in Mitchell’s plain where all the profits goes directly to the Soup Kitchen. Here they can feed the hungry and experience good fellowship and hospitality of the family run organization.
If’s it’ after school activities that you want, we are happy to help plan a schedule for you students to join the likes of others around cape town for extra mural fun.
We can’t wait for our experienced tour guides to show you the hidden treasures of the Cape. Please contact us with your preferences and let us enjoy exploring, experiencing and making memories together.