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Hotspots2c

Jacqueline“Great tour covering vast distance of beautiful countryside interspersed with fun activities. Small group tour enabled us to meet lovely people from all round the world. Stayed in really lovely guest houses with super hosts. Maudi our tour guide was wonder...“

Hotspots2c

Hotspots2c

4.6/5 - Excellent
Headquarters in Somerset West, South Africa
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TOURS
13
AGE RANGE
12-60
RESPONSE RATE
100%
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  • Local guides share must-see spots
  • Flexible free-time to explore your way
  • Small group experiences for meaningful travel
  • Personalise your trip with scheduled optionals

Connect all your travel dots with hotspots2c's all-round travel & tour service to get to all the must-see spots in Southern Africa, including; Garden Route, Western Cape, Winelands. We know all the local tourism hotspots and will point you towards the ‘must-see’ att...

Connect all your travel dots with hotspots2c's all-round travel & tour service to get to all the must-see spots in Southern Africa, including; Garden Route, Western Cape, Winelands. We know all the local tourism hotspots and will point you towards the ‘must-see’ attractions, best overnight stops and get you to experience all the ‘must-do’ optional activities on our flexible tour packages! Hotspots2c complete tour packages are designed for the young-at-heart with itchy feet, keen to discover and explore South Africa! A hotspots2c tour is one of the most fun, safe and affordable ways to see the tourist hotspots from Cape Town. With us you have the convenience of an “off the beaten track” tour, but the freedom to choose what to do and where to stay.

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230 Hotspots2c Reviews

Excellent
83%
Good
15%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
2%
Bad
0%
Accommodation
4.5 / 5
Transportation
4.5 / 5
Meals
4.5 / 5
Value for money
4.5 / 5
Guide
5 / 5
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  • RR
    Cape To Jozi - Country of Contrasts
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on December 2, 2018
    Wonderfull. One of the best tour we have experienced
  • G
    Jozi to Cape - Country of Contrasts
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on December 2, 2018
    The Jozi to Cape tour was awesome. There was so much packed into 15 days it was incredible. Handre made sure everyone had a great experience, explaining about t…
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  • SJ
    Jozi to Cape - Country of Contrasts
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on November 26, 2018
    This tour is amazing! You get to see SO much of South Africa- from mountains to coastline, historical sites, etc. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wan…
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  • J
    Western Cape Wow
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on October 29, 2018
    We had the most wonderful tour 4-day tour if Western Cape and Peninsula with Gerhard. Everything was well organized. Gerhard was funny, nice and knowledgeable. …
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  • JL
    Garden Route and Addo Adventure
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on October 9, 2018
    Great tour covering vast distance of beautiful countryside interspersed with fun activities. Small group tour enabled us to meet lovely people from all round t…
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  •  reviewer 6
    Garden Route and Addo Adventure
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on September 21, 2018
    It was a great trip. I really enjoyed the time. Our guide was so kind and I felt safe even if I travelled to South Africa by myself and alone!
  • L
    Garden Route and Addo Adventure
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on September 16, 2018
    The tour was great. Sometimes it was a little bit stressful. Maybe one day more would be great so that you have more time for example in the tsitsikamma nationa…
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  • C
    Garden Route and Safari
    2.0 - Rather poor
    Written on September 15, 2018
    The staff dropped my camera at the bungee jump and they did nomt payed me for the accident
    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Hi Carlos, We are very sorry to hear that you lost your camera during your bungy jump with the third party supplier for this activity. Our team has been in contact with you regarding the matter and has had no luck in retrieving the camera from the bungy site, despite thorough efforts from both us and the activity provider. From time to time unfortunate things like this do happen.. The use of cameras during the bungy jump is at the users own risk, as per the indemnity form supplied by the third party activity provider. For this reason, we hope you will be able to claim from your travel insurance. Our sincerest apologies and warm wishes for your future travels. Please provide more information why you rated the accommodation and meals during the trip so low? We value feedback very much as it gives us an oppurtunity to reevaluate aspects of trips and improve it for the future. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip... How did the guide do? Our individual ratings cards from other customers on the same trip rated the trip highly; so we want to understand why your experience did not meet your expectations. Regards, Ferdi
  • E
    Garden Route and Addo Adventure
    3.5 - Good
    Written on September 14, 2018
    It was fantastic! Great Experience. Would have been better if there were more people on the tour
  • A
    Cape Point and Penguins
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on September 14, 2018
    Great Guide J. P.

About Hotspots2c

Connect all your travel dots with hotspots2c's all-round travel & tour service to get to all the must-see spots in Southern Africa, including; Garden Route, Western Cape, Winelands. We know all the local tourism hotspots and will point you towards the ‘must-see’ attractions, best overnight stops and get you to experience all the ‘must-do’ optional activities on our flexible tour packages! Hotspots2c complete tour packages are designed for the young-at-heart with itchy feet, keen to discover and explore South Africa! A hotspots2c tour is one of the most fun, safe and affordable ways to see the tourist hotspots from Cape Town. With us you have the convenience of an “off the beaten track” tour, but the freedom to choose what to do and where to stay.

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Why Hotspots2c

Hotspots2c are service driven and have an undeniable passion for people & places. With a large support team – both in the office and on the road, allow Hotspots2c to connect your travel dots for a hassle-free holiday.

Celebrating individuality, diversity, respect and belief in one another, Hotspots2c are firm believers in making a difference in someone’s life. They take it seriously to be accountable for the impact we have on our planet, the communities and towns they visit and the country they live in. They continuously challenge themselves to bring about meaningful and positive change whenever and wherever they can.

Hotspots2c History

Established in 2007, Hotspots2c is still owner run and owner managed. The brainchild of Johan Du Toit, a seasoned traveller who has travelled to over 60 countries around the world. A graduate in Travel & Tourism, Johan also worked as a tour guide and operations manager for Busabout (Travel Corporation) in Europe for over six years, as well as held a senior management role for one of South Africa’s largest coach operators for four years. All this travel and work experience inspired him in founding Hotspots2c – an easy way to connect the must see spots from Cape Town. Eight years later, we’ve welcomed more than 17,000 travellers on our tours and keep growing every year. True patriots to South Africa, Johan and the rest of the hotspots2c team ensure each journey is special, and with our flexible group tours this is exactly what we wanted to achieve. Our tours are a safe and affordable way to travel to the best spots in South Africa & designed for solo travellers, couples, families, adrenaline junkies and everyone else in-between to join. Every Hotspots2c tour package offers a variety of options to personalise your trip, or if you want a tailor-made itinerary – just give us a call.

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions.

  • How many other people will be on the tour?

    It depends on how many other people book, but usually the group sizes range from 4 to 12 people per tour. We run small group tours with no more than 13 travellers per vehicle or tour guide. This small group size lend a more personal touch to our tours, and keep the itinerary options a bit more flexible.

  • Do I need to change money before the tour?

    We don’t recommend carrying large amounts of cash. We recommend withdrawing cash from ATMs during the tour. Please ensure your bank is aware that you will be travelling.

  • Is there an age limit? Can children join?

    No, children under the age of 12 years are not allowed on scheduled group tour packages. Children under 18 years (from 12 to 17 years) of age must be accompanied by a suitable or suitably qualified, fare paying adult companion. We do not have a maximum age limit requirement, but tours are designed for young-at-heart travellers. At the discretion of Hotspots2c management, we may consider younger children on certain tours if they meet certain criteria and a request is received for consideration.

  • What to pack and how much luggage is allowed per person?

    Each fare paying passenger is permitted to take, free of charge and at own risk, two pieces of luggage of a total mass not exceeding 35 pounds (20kg). Contact us a well in advance to make arrangements for extra luggage.
    – Pack light. A backpack is ideal for shorter trips. Bring a warm jacket for cold evenings or open vehicle 4×4 game drives. Insect repellent & sunscreen lotion is advisable. Remember to pack comfortable walking shoes, a hat for hikes and please bring your own beach towel.

  • Can I request changes on the scheduled group itinerary mentioned?

    If you are joining a scheduled tour, the itinerary is set and cannot be changes to each person’s needs. Tour itineraries are listed as guidelines and are subject to change without notice. All highlights included in the tour will be visited, but in no specific order. Do contact us to request a private tour quote if you are with a group of friends or family that would like to depart on an alternative date. We can offer a more expensive, but exclusive tour to suite your group’s specific needs.

  • How flexible are scheduled tour departure dates?

    Group tours have set departure dates and cannot be changed. Scheduled group tours are guaranteed to go, so you never have to worry about your tour being cancelled at the last minute. Once you’ve booked and paid, that’s it – you’re going, guaranteed.
    Do contact us to request a private tour quote if you are with a group of friends or family that would like to depart on an alternative date. We can offer a more expensive, but exclusive tour to suite your group’s specific needs.

  • If the meals are not included in the tour price, will I need to pack food?

    Meals are usually not included, but there are plenty of time to buy food on tour. This offers the ideal opportunity to experience typical South African cuisine at local eating spots.
    - Breakfast for each overnight stay is available to purchase at your overnight accommodation or you buy a snack from supermarkets the previous evening. 3-star luxury B&B accommodation packages include a full breakfast for each overnight stay.
    - Lunch will be en route with limited time & limited options to choose from.
    - Dine at famous restaurants; or book meals with the overnight accommodation. Your guide can advise you and transport you to the best local restaurants each night.
    Some backpackers even have communal kitchens to prepare your own food, if you wish to buy the ingredients on tour to prepare your own meals.

  • What to do if I do not want to partake in optional activities scheduled on tour?

    Optional activities are offered and scheduled as part of the tour’s free-time to personalise your trip. It is not compulsory, but it turns a great trip into an unforgettable one. If you do not wish to join a specific optional activity – no worries, you can then relax or explore the surrounding area.

  • Do I need to book Optional Activities in advance?

    All optional activities scheduled on the tour are already reserved for the whole tour group by our operations team. Some optional activities are subject to weather conditions and can therefore only be paid and confirmed on the day of the activity. Take your credit or debit card on the tour, as most activity providers and shops accept card payments, or your tour guide can take you to an ATM to draw cash as you need it.

  • Can I upgrade to luxury 3-star B&B accommodation option?

    Yes, simply add a note on your booking request to receive the upgrade fee applicable. Budget accommodation packages stay at backpacker hostels with lively atmosphere, while the 3-star luxury B&B accommodation options overnight at cosy guesthouses in a peaceful environment, situated away from the backpackers accommodation. Luxury guest house rooms offer en suite bathrooms and include breakfast for each overnight stay.

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