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Hotspots2c

Hotspots2c

Headquarters in Somerset West, South Africa

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Number of tours
9
Age Range
12-60
Number of reviews
309
Rating
4.7/5
Response rate
92%
Response time
7 hours

Hotspots2c Reviews (307)

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Accommodation
4.5/5
Transportation
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Meals
4.5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Guide
5/5
  • F
    Written on February 18th, 2020
    Great trip. Uriel our tour guide was fantastic. He made sure everything was organised to perfection and was the perfect host. Would recommend this trip to all a…
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    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to give your feedback of your tour with Uriel as your tour guide. We're super happy to know you loved every second of it. If you ever get another chance to visit Cape Town in the future, do give us a call - we'll make sure you get to see more of the must-see spots of our beautiful country. -Always keen adventuring, from Ferdi & team Hotspots2c
  • AB
    Written on February 1st, 2020
    Had taken the 4 nights and 5 days Garden route and addo tour. The guide and driver Gerhard is amazing with his knowledge, humour and driving. The accommodation…
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    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Thanks for letting us know you loved the tour and your guide, Gerhard. Appreciate your recommendation too - always keep'on adventuring, Ferdi & team Hotspots2c
  • SK

    Garden Route to J'Bay (One-way)

    5.0Excellent
    Written on December 5th, 2019
    Nev was fantastic, very knowledgeable giving us interesting information as we travelled. Accomodation was great and he activities were very fun. Very happy with…
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    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Another happy customer, another happy day. We love to get feedback like this, and we're ecstatic that the tour exceeded your expectations. Always keep adventuring, from Ferdi & team Hotspots2c
  • A

    Wildlife & Safari

    5.0Excellent
    Written on October 24th, 2019
    JP is an excellent tour guide, he took us to the most awesome places.
    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Our guides are just simply amazing - and thanks for pointing that out again. Super excited to know you had a 5-star experience on tour. Always keep exploring, from Ferdi & team Hotspots2cx
  • A

    Wildlife & Safari

    5.0Excellent
    Written on October 24th, 2019
    Everything was good. Kind and friendly guide, it all was perfect, I am really satisfied with the tour
    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Satisfied customers are the best way to measure our team's success. And another happy customer simply makes us smile non-stop. Thanks for taking the time to review your tour with us and we're so excited to know you loved every aspect of it. Always keep exploring, from Ferdi & team Hotspots2c
  • A
    Written on October 24th, 2019
    Great tour package, lots of fun and many included highlights. I will do it again.
    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Now that's a sign of a great tour - when someone wants to do it again! And with this tour, our itinerary and the flexible free time with optional activities make sure you'll never have the same experience twice. We hope to see you again soon in the near future, Keep exploring - from Ferdi & team Hotspots2c
  • A
    Written on October 24th, 2019
    Favourite was the last one accmmodation at Paradise Backpackers, such a fun tour overall too.
    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    We are always so happy to know that travellers loved the trip. I've made sure to inform the accommodation of your compliment and I hope you get a chance in the future to visit South Africa again - there are still so much to see and do here. Keep exploring, from Ferdi & team Hotspots2c
  • A

    Wildlife & Safari

    5.0Excellent
    Written on October 24th, 2019
    Loved the lion sighting, it was so close to the car.
    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Wow! How lucky to see one of the big 5 so near the car, I hope you get some great photos to remember this trip for years to come. Keep exploring, from Ferdi & team Hotspots2c
  • A
    Written on October 18th, 2019
    Very nice tour, lots to see
    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Thanks so much for your review and feedback. Good to know you loved the tour with us - keep exploring, from Ferdi & team Hotspots2c
  • Cape Complete & Garden Route Combo reviewer 10
    Written on July 24th, 2019
    Liezel was just amazing!! She was fun, informative, flexible, and wonderful!! She didn't let the rain slow us down and showed us so many wonderful sights inclu…
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    Hotspots2c commented on this review
    Yeah, that's our Liezel! The weather definitely does not ruin a day with our tours..our guides will always make a plan to turn this into an adventure... Thanks for letting us know you loved the Cape Town and Beyond tour with your local guide Liezel. Keep'on adventuring, from Ferdi & team Hotspots2c

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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.

Story

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.

Highlights

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

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Questions & Answers

  • 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.
  • We are a couple and would like to have a private room each night. Is this possible?

    Please inform us your bed room preference when booking, as we can offer a wide variety of room allocations to choose from: - Single bed room package is suitable for 1 person in a private room. - Double bed room package offers a double bed to share in a private room. Minimum 2 people per booking required. - Twin bed room package offers 2 single beds in a private room. Minimum 2 per booking required. - Dorm room package offers a single bunk bed to share the room and communal bathroom with up to 12 other travellers.
  • Does overnight accommodation always include private bathroom facilities?

    No, our tour packages offer two types of accommodation options: Budget backpacker hostels with shared bathrooms or Luxury 3-star or 4-star Guest house B&B accommodation with ensuite private bathrooms. Some budget accommodation providers may offer private bathrooms for private rooms – but this is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. Please ask about this specifically when booking.
  • What time will I get back on the last day of the tour?

    Usually our tours are action packed and run until early evening or late afternoon – any time between 6pm to 10pm. We cannot advise an exact time that you will be dropped-off at the original departure point in Cape Town or Stellenbosch. It is not advisable to plan any scheduled arrangements (especially flights) for the first or last day of the tour; as traffic and weather can delay the approximate pick-up and drop-off times. hotspots2c makes all reasonable effort to keep to the tour’s timetable and no liability whatsoever can be accepted for unplanned changes or late arrivals due to factors out of our control.
  • Where and when will I get picked-up on the first day of the tour?

    Our included pick-up service can collect you from your accommodation in Cape Town, within a maximum ± 10km radius of the city center or from Stellenbosch. Pick-up times are early in the morning. Exact pick-up times are only advised a day before the tour depart, as we first need to wait for the most updated list of travelers and pick-up points to map out a suitable pick-up route. The free transfer shuttle will collect all travelers en route, with pickup times ranging from ±6am to 8am. Please contact us and check-in a day before your tour depart to get your more exact pick-up time.

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Our team of experienced tour specialists have travelled to hundreds of countries around the globe and have decades of first-hand travel experience to share. Contact us now to have all of your tour-related questions answered!