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Chavonnes Battery Museum Guided Tour

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible

Overview

Your guide, in period costume of a 17th century VOC soldier, will take you on a journey through the early history of Cape Town for approximately 40 minutes to an hour. Guides are available daily and tours are available on request.

The Chavonnes Battery are the archaeological ruins of a Dutch East India Company Fort buried for 140 years where you can touch the sand of the original shoreline, a tangible connection to life in Cape Town from 1600 – 1900. Discover the history of Cape Town.

Your guided tour commences with the battle for the High Seas and the treacherous journey to the spice and silks of the East for the soldiers, sailors, slaves, and adventurers and the strategic importance of the “Cape of Storms/Good Hope”. Of rivalry between Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French, English, Swedes, and Danes that required massive fire power and huge cannons.

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Includes:
  • Tour escort/host
Excludes:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: You will need to confirm the exact tour departure time with the supplier, refer to voucher

Meeting Point

Clock Tower Precinct at V&A Waterfront
Departure Time:
Opening times: 9am to 4pm
You will need confirm the exact tour departure time with the supplier, refer to voucher for further details
Departure Comments:

Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port

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