Waterfront Charters offer Daily Scheduled Boat Trips and Exclusive Private Charters from the V & A Waterfront Cape Town.
We offer everything from scenic Ocean Safaris to fascinating Cape Town Seal and Harbour Tours and a variety of amazing Coastal Cruises under power or sail: Sailing in Table Bay, partying off Clifton Beach or toasting a setting sun aboard our popular Sunset Champagne Cruises. Our Cruise & Dine combo is the perfect package of a relaxing ocean cruise followed by a delicious meal at the V&A Waterfront. With a variety of exciting options available guests can select their ideal combination of cruise and dining experience at the most suitable time of day. With seven boats in our fleet, we have a choice of vessels to suit every venture.
Our regular, daily, scheduled trips operate seven days a week and can accommodate small to large groups, or you can hire or Private Charter any of our vessels for a private party or a corporate function. Bar and catering facilities are available, and we arrange top DJ’s to add the perfect mood to any occasion.
Private Luxury Charters
From small intimate groups or larger events for 140 guests, and with a choice of destination to suit you and the prevailing weather conditions, we will plan the perfect charter for your celebration, product launch or office party. Whatever you have in mind we will add the magic to give you and your companions the cruise of a lifetime.
With seven boats in our fleet, we have a choice of vessels to suit every venture:
Enigma – a stunning powered catamaran that is the perfect party platform for up to 50 guests.
Serenity One, a luxurious modern sailing catamaran.
Sea Princess, a large foil-assisted power catamaran - ideal for large groups of up to 140 guest.
Esperance, experience a true sailing adventure with our iconic sailing schooner
Southern Cross, Enjoy a cruise around the Harbour or Coastline on our fun and stable trawler design cruiser.
Adventure Boats: Our two RIBS (Rigid Inflatable Boats) are perfect for ocean safaris and seeking out marine life.
Popular Daily Scheduled Cruises
Sunset Champagne Cruises:
Waterfront Charters most popular cruise! A glorious evening cruise; an ocean view of the sun setting over the Atlantic horizon, and the Cape mountains a spectacular backdrop. With chilled sparkling wine to toast the occasion, it’s the perfect end to any day.
Champagne Cruises (Pre Sunset):
A late afternoon cruise that allows guests to be back at the V&A Waterfront in time for evening adventures. With the bubbles of sparkling wine and superb views of the coastline from the Atlantic, it’s the perfect precursor to evening fun or the perfect ending to a busy day.
One Hour Sailing in The Bay:
See Table Mountain from the incredible perspective that mariners have had for four hundred years! An exciting adventure aboard a yacht: sailing into Table Bay with spectacular views and the wind in your hair. An hour of magic!
An eco-adventure aboard a stunning RIB (Rigid-hulled Inflatable Boat) – a combination of power and exploration as you cruise the Atlantic coastline to view the spectacular sea and birdlife, under the guidance of our experienced skippers.
The ideal way to see the iconic Cape Town Atlantic coastline. A relaxed one hour cruise from the V&A Waterfront to the historic Green Point lighthouse and back
Half Hour Seal and Harbour Cruises:
The perfect way to see the V&A Waterfront and Cape Town harbour: from the deck of a boat! Relax aboard the Southern Cross, a classical trawler based vessel, and sip an ice-cold drink as you take in the sights.
Prosecco Morning Cruises:
Spend an early morning hour aboard our amazing Enigma with us for a Morning Prosecco Cruise, and set yourself up for the rest of the day. Two complimentary glasses of Prosecco will provide the sparkle; the boat, the views and the Atlantic ocean will do the rest.
Departing the V&A Waterfront at 07h00, you’ll get a full 60 minute adventure aboard one of our amazing RIBs – rigid-hulled inflatable boats; safe and ideal for the purpose - that get you up close and personal to ocean wildlife without intruding. With the Atlantic Ocean sparkling under the early morning sun, you’ll have the perfect opportunity to leisurely observe Nature at its most beautiful..