Exclusive & Insider Cape Town Shopping Experience


[Full Day Private Tour] Enjoy a curated shopping experience filled with bubbly and one-of-a-kind South African goods galore! We’ll take you to the shopping secrets only known to the most fashionable locals.

Pickup 9am ~ 5pm drop-off

This fabulous full day shopping tour in Cape Town is more than just retail therapy. It’s an exclusive opportunity to take something other than a selfie with you back home to remember your experience of new places and cultures. We’ll take you to the secret shopping spots only known to the most creative and fashionable locals.

Your personal art and fashion insider will guide you on a bespoke shopping experience based on your own personal tastes. Whether you’re looking for unique paintings from up-and-coming South African artists, exotic animal skins or even custom designed diamonds, you’ll be sure to find high quality, one-of-a-kind treasures that you wouldn’t find in any curio shop.

Each Insider Shopping Experience is tailor-made to your own preferences. Whether you’re looking for art, decor, handbags, jewellery, clothing, leather goods, etc. we’ll curate an exclusive experience that even the locals will be jealous of.

Discover some of the options listed below for inspiration and then let us plan the rest!

  • Have your own private diamond/gemstone designer bring some of South Africa’s finest gems into your private residence to custom design a spectacular bespoke creation of your choosing – finished products will be delivered within days
  • Visit the jewellery makers that are defining fashion that is uniquely South African

Tour Highlights

Art Gallery
Good for Groups
Private Tour Guide

Full Details

Art & Decor

  • Visit the Bronze Age Foundry and see sculptures come to life
  • Visit local emerging and established artists and designers in their personal studios and private galleries
  • Get inspired by our Top Spots for Decor Shopping in Cape Town

 Fashion & Handcrafted Jewellery

  • Private viewing of luxury exotic leather handbags and accessories made in South Africa
  • Visit the first concept store in Africa to focus on contemporary Pan-African design
  • Meet our local and internationally acclaimed fashion designers in their studios and discover their clothing collections
  • Get inspired by the Best Clothing and Jewellery Designers in Cape Town

Rate includes: Pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in and around Cape Town, private vehicle, stylist from the industry as your private specialist guide, exclusive access to a variety of stores

Rate excludes: Lunch and gratuity

Please contact us to request a quote.

*NOTE: For last minute bookings, special requests or large groups, please contact us at +27 79 607 1978 or [email protected]

What Is Sideways Approved?

Explore Sideways has left no path unexplored on the journey to offering our guests a truly unforgettable immersive experience. Each one of our tours and experiences is the result of meticulous planning and research and every one of our activities has been handpicked and personally tested by our very own inhouse team of expert local Experience Curators.

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