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Thank you Amber Tours!

Lesley Cox, the owner of Amber Tours and our guide is a historian. Our time exploring Cape Town and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MGraRic
Fabulous day of wine with Lesley!

I can't recommend booking a tour with Lesley more. She's incredibly knowledgeable about the wine... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Private tours, specializing in the history of South Africa and the wine region. A one-person company, and have been conducting private tours in Cape Town for 15 years
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“wine country” (23 reviews)
“private tour” (12 reviews)
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Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lesley Cox, the owner of Amber Tours and our guide is a historian. Our time exploring Cape Town and the Winelands with her was thoroughly interesting. She is experienced and flexible so we were able to decide a bespoke itinerary that suited us perfectly. I...More

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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much indeed for taking the time to write this lovely review, it really is appreciated. I really enjoyed getting to know you and your husband and sharing this beautiful city with you. I hope we meet again in the future, all the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't recommend booking a tour with Lesley more. She's incredibly knowledgeable about the wine region. Lesley worked with us to create a custom itinerary that enabled us to see the breadth of the region and was able to change the plans on the fly...More

Thank Elena B
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour of the wine region and I hope we meet again in the future. All...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently went on a full day wine tour with Amber Tours. It was absolutely wonderful! From the time I emailed Leslie Cox, her professionalism, knowledge and prompt replies made me confident that we were in for a great experience. My husband, daughter, son-in law...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

I would highly recommend booking a trip with Lesley and Amber Tours. We had a fantastic day and Lesley tailored our tour to meet our schedule. Very knowledgeable and great sense of humour. My husband left his lens cap in the car and Lesley dropped...More

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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was so lovely spending the day with you both and I look forward to meeting you again in the future. Warm regards, Lesley

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Do not miss the opportunity to take a private tour with Lesley Cox when you are in the Cape Town area. As soon as you contact Lesley with an inquiry about a tour, you get an immediate welcoming response and an invitation to correspond with...More

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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really was such a pleasure engaging with you and your daughter prior to, and during the tour. I love it when guests are keen to make the most...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We were 100% delighted with the great wine tour! Lesley, was brilliant in her choices of wineries and accommodated our every need. If you are looking for a personalized tour rather than a bus load of strangers; this is your best choice, by far. Judy...More

Thank Judith E
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you so much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was such a pleasure to meet you and be part of your journey around the world. All the best for your onward travels. Warm...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

My daughters and I spent the day with Lesley travelling down to Simon's Town and back to Cape Town. Prior to the trip Lesley was in constant contact as we were travelling to Cape Town from Australia. On the day our plans were derailed due...More

Thank Shaun S
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was so lovely to meet you and your three lovely daughters and get a chance to engage with them during the day. I wish...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to book Leslie for a private day tour of the Winelands and would highly recommend her! We actually were in Cape Town on a group tour and had a free day. Our tour company offered an optional tour of the Winelands...More

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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2017

Thanks so much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it was so lovely spending the day with you all. Enjoy your wine! Best wishes, Lesley

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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had a fantasic experience. She knew the right places to go and had lots of interesting stories about South Africa.

Thank Ellen C
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. i am so pleased to hear that you were happy with your tours in Cape Town. All the best regards, Lesley

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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

My friend & I found Lesley on Trip Advisor. Her advice as we planned our trip to Cape Town has invaluable. She provided us with a tour of the vineyards and on a second day, the Cape of Good Hope, visiting the penguins, etc. She...More

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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you so much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was extremely helpful that we were able to have great email communication in advance so that I could plan the day for you both....More

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gerryandann
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Sorry, you cannot see the two oceans meet by land or boat, as it is two ocean currents which meet and are not visible. The most popular tour is around the Cape Peninsula, visiting Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope and the... More
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