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Best Sunset Catamaran Boat Cruise in Cape Town (Compare Specials & Prices)

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Nothing says romance more than a sunset cruise along the gorgeous Cape Peninsula. Sit back with a glass of sparkling wine, loved one by your side, and let your troubles and stress float away as the sun goes down. Watch Table Mountain become illuminated as the landscape grows pink and bright. Cape Town has one of the most scenic coastlines in the world and you get to see it at golden hour! There can be no better way to end the day.

Know Before You Book:

  • Booking early is essential, we suggest a couple of days beforehand
  • Only one glass of complimentary sparkling wine per guest
  • Additional food and drinks not included


  • Complimentary sparkling wine
  • Amazing views of Table Mountain
  • Watch the sunset over the hustle and bustle of the city center

The southern tip of Africa has long been admired for its natural beauty and iconic Table Mountain. Daily catamaran tours allow you to admire this historic beauty in the best light! See the whole city stretch out before you and experience the ripples of the water glowing golden.

The catamaran tour, while short, is incredibly romantic and memorable. The perfect way to start an anniversary date or just something special to do, a sunset boat trip is a fantastic option for Cape Town locals and tourists!

Catamaran Cruise Prices 2021

The cost of a Cape Town sunset cruise starts at about USD $16 per person to USD $180 for a group. These prices depend on the length of your tour (you can choose between a 1-hour and a 2-hour tour) and whether you choose a private group trip or a single position on a group tour!

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You can find a catamaran boat cruise from 11 am onwards. However, the sunset tours start in the late afternoon so that you can catch the sunset on board. This means that times differ between summer and winter, so you can have the perfect sunset catamaran ride.

Monday – Friday: 11am – 6pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 7pm

Best Time to go

The best time to take full advantage of a sunset catamaran cruise is during summer and spring. The breeze that brushes your face is balmy and pleasant, and everything takes on that warm summer glow before the sun sets. Of course, every season has its perks and often winter’s dramatic clouds provide the best canvas for the brightly colored sunset! You’ll just want to bring a strong windbreaker and some warm clothes.

Sundowner Cruise Cape Town

The best place to enjoy a champagne sundowners is out in the bay! With a gorgeous view over Table Mountain and Cape Town, it’s the perfect place to relax with a drink in hand. For more options, you can check out our post on the best sunset cruises in Cape Town!

Whether you choose a sunset Catamaran tour or one of our other sunset cruises in Cape Town, the ocean is the perfect spot for those dreamy Table Mountain sunset photos.

Sunset Catamaran Tour

Leaving the world-famous V&A Waterfront, this sunset cruise will take you down the Atlantic Seaboard along the beautiful Southern Cape Peninsula on an ultra-luxurious catamaran.

You can sit back and relax as you float along the water and experience the city and it’s lighting from a different perspective – with Table Mountain being the perfect backdrop.

Summer is definitely the time for this Cape Town boat trip! The warm weather and the late sunset make this a brilliant way for families to end off a day of adventure, or for couples to enjoy a romantic evening out at sea.

Booking is essential, especially in the summer months, and you will receive your confirmation immediately. The cruise is also child friendly, allowing families and friends, young and old, to all enjoy this incredible boat ride.

What we liked: An incredibly beautiful way to enjoy Table Mountain and the sunset.

  • Boat cruise
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (if specified)

  • Souvenir photos (available for purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

When you’ve docked again at the V&A Waterfront, you can explore the popular area and find a lovely restaurant to continue your date! It’s the perfect location to find yourself in the evening.

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9.3Expert Score
A catamaran tour is an exciting, fun way to explore the coast of Cape Town and watch the sunset light up Table Mountain and the water that stretches towards it.
Value for Money
  • Brilliant way to relax after a long day
  • Great date night idea for before or after dinner
  • Chance to see the city from a new, different perspective
  • Possible cancellation for rain and poor weather
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Specification: Best Sunset Catamaran Boat Cruise in Cape Town (Compare Specials & Prices)


Not wheelchair accessible


1-2 hours


Catamaran Cruise
Hotel pick-up and drop-off (if specified)






Hotel pick-up or at Waterfront meeting point

Suited For

The trip is brilliant for families and friends looking for some relaxation time, and couples who want to enjoy a romantic evening together.

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  1. Wilfred – South Africa

    Loved it!

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  2. Pedro Jovchelevich – Brazil

    The view were amazing but we didn’t sail They should tell us before if will sail or not

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  3. Deal Hunter

    Had such a lovely evening. From the moment you leave the harbour, the views of Cape Town’s mountains and beaches are incredible.

    We saw dolphins in the distance, major highlight for me.

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  4. aakashahujajr

    Recommended, do not forget to pay 30 rands extra and do the harbor cruise too…

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