• Cape Town
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  • Johannesburg
    17°C
     

SPECIALISED SERVICES

CONCIERGE SERVICES

Jarat Tours provides a complete travel concierge service. We understand the need for high-quality personal service and expert assistance and we have therefore extended our services by offering an effective, reliable Concierge Service.

Jarat Tours provide a multitude of services centering around your travels, some of these include:

  • Chauffeur Service
  • Airport Transfers
  • Travel and Accommodation arrangements
  • Chaperone Service
  • Personalised Shopping
  • Chartered Aircrafts, Yachts & Helicopters
  • Restaurant Reservations / Dinner Reservations
  • Golf Tee Off Times
  • Meet & Greet Services
  • Tour & Travel Arrangements

Our list of Concierge service are endless, if it’s legal we will arrange it.

ADVENTURE TOURS

Cape Town offers unforgettable adventures not only for the adrenaline junkies but also for the less experienced or more conservative thrill seekers. There are activities to suit every taste and need at all levels.

Some of the adrenaline pumping activities include:

  • Abseiling Table Mountain
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Huey Helicopter Flight
  • Kite Surfing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Private Table Mountain Hike
  • Quad Biking Cape Town – Sand Dunes
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sand Boarding
  • Scenic Helicopter Ride
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Tandem Paraglide
  • Tandem Skydive

Allow us to arrange the best African adventure tour for you.

ART TOURS

Are you interested in art, design and creative culture? Our art tours are the ideal way to get up close and personal with the members of the Cape Town art world and their work. Tours can be tailor-made to fit specific interests in painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking and ceramics. Full Day and Half Day Tours are available. Guests are accompanied by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable art expert.

Highlights:

  • Iziko South African National Gallery provides guests with excellent insight into South Africa’s unique art.
  • A Galleries Tour includes visits to handpicked galleries featuring works by local artists.
  • Irma Stern Museum, housed in the world famous artist’s former home.
  • Worldart Gallery in town where cutting edge artworks by local contemporary artists are curated.
  • A Contemporary art tour offers visitors essential insight into the contemporary art ‘scene’ in Cape Town.
  • Bronze Age, a multifunctional art foundry in Woodstock specialising in the casting of bronze sculpture utilising both the lost wax as well as sand casting processes. A host of interesting shops and studios, including a hanging plant installation artist, jeweller and home décor is also accessible to the public.
  • Imiso Studio exhibits contemporary African inspired designs, functional and decorative ceramic art pieces.
  • Pot Luck Club & Gallery where emerging contemporary artists’ works are on show.

GOLF

Cape Town and the Garden Route have some of the most spectacular and high quality golf courses in the world, from established parklands courses to links layouts. Golf in the Cape can easily be combined with sightseeing tours to the Peninsula’s highlights including Cape Point, Table Mountain and the Winelands. We can book your tee-off times, arrange for transfers to and from golf courses and take care of all your golfing requirements.

We have put together the following recommended golf courses list and rated them with 1 to 5 star ratings:

CAPE TOWN

  • Atlantic Beach 4*
  • Clovelly 4*
  • King David 3*
  • Metropolitan 3*
  • Rondebosch 4*
  • Royal Cape 4*
  • Steenberg 5*
  • Westlake 4*

WINELANDS

  • De Zalze 4*
  • Erinvale 5*
  • Pearl Valley 5*
  • Stellenbosch 4*

HERMANUS

  • Arabella 5*
  • Hermanus 4*

GARDEN ROUTE

  • Fancourt 5*
  • Pezula 5*
  • Simola 4*

VIEW GOLF MAP

BIRDING TOURS

Cape Town is an underrated South African birding destination. Bird Watching in Cape Town is diverse and offers bird-watchers many varieties of birds to see. The best time to visit the Cape from a birding perspective is late August to November. This is the height of both the spring flower and the breeding season. There are more than 800 spectacular bird species to be seen whilst enjoying the rich botanical heritage, extensive wildlife and vast scenic beauty.

Highlights:

Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

is one of the most spectacular reserves with striking landscapes, botanical diversity and in contrast a low density bird species. Specials in the Cape Point Reserve include Peregrine Falcon, Plain-backed Pipit, Grassbird, Hottentot Buttonquail and Cape Siskin.

Constantia Greenbelts

are the best places to see Knysna Warbler. Other specials are Cape Batis, Buff-spotted flufftail and African Wood-owl.


Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens

one of the best botanical gardens in the world, is home to a number of Cape endemics such as the Cape Spurfowl, Cape Sugarbird and Orange-breasted Sunbird.

Boulders Penguin Colony Simonstown

is home to over 1,000 pairs of the endemic African Penguin. Other specials include Brimstone Canary, Cape Cormorant, Cape Sugarbird and Southern Boubou.


Kommetjie

offers access endemic Bank and Crowned Cormorants and African Black Oystercatcher.

Intaka Island

has a good selection of water-bird and is a good place to see Greater painted Snipe, African Snipe and Malachite Kingfisher.


Rietvlei

is home to a number of widespread water-bird species and good area for Levaillant’s Cisticola and Common Waxbill.

Rondevlei Nature Reserve

is a well maintain reserve with Hippopotamus and a wide variety of water-birds. The reserve has two observation towers, a number of bird hides and offers boat trips to the breeding colonies. Specials are African Purple Swamphen, African Spoonbill, Purple Heron, Little Bittern and African Snipe.


Paarl Mountain Reserve

offers good Fynbos birding and is a good site for the Protea Seed-eater. Specials include Bar-throated Apalis, Cape Batis, Cape Bulbul, Fiscal Flycatcher and Malachite Sunbird.

Paarl Bird Sanctuary

offers excellent birding with specials African Reed-warbler, African Paradise Flycatcher, Southern Pochard, Maccoa Duck, Black Crake, Water Thick-knee, Grey-headed Gull and White-winged Tern.


West Coast National Park

is best known for the large numbers of migrant waders, but also offers excellent Strandveld birding. Specials include Black Harrier, Cape Penduline-tit, Southern Black Korhaan, White-backed Mousebird, Long-billed Crombec, Bokmakierie and Yellow Canary

PERSONAL SHOPPER

Jarat Tours offers an exclusive personal shopper service for our clients’ convenience. Your shopping experience will be personally planned by our personal shopper to accommodate all your personal interests, taste and budget. Visit hidden boutiques or independent stores ranging from up-and-coming designers; looking for an art piece as a memento; visit art galleries, artisan shops; seeking the glitter and sparkle of fine diamonds which South Africa is famous for or wanting a master goldsmith create personalised jewellery for you. Allow us to create a schedule to indulge your interests.

See the most amazing products made by local South Africans:

  • Clothing Designs from emerging and established local designers.
  • Artwork reflecting South African culture which make a perfect art piece memento.
  • A uniquely African gem, Tanzanite cut from the foothills of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
  • Seeking the glitter and sparkle of fine diamonds which South Africa is famous for.
  • Contemporary African inspired ceramic designs, functional and decorative art pieces.
  • African crafts ranging from wire sculptures, beadwork, embroidery, pots, basket ware and carvings.
  • Delightful objects for use or visual pleasure made by recycled or reused plastic bags and bottle tops.

Whatever your interest, allow us to create a schedule to indulge your interests.

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOGRAPHER

‘Embrace your memories forever’

We can arrange for your own exclusive photographer to capture your special moments whilst on one of our tours. Why not sit back and take in all what our beautiful country/city has to offer without the stress of trying to capture the memories of you African trip.