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Street Scene Tours

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Street Scene Tours was created by Sthembiso Mbonanbi, Jonas Barausse and Richard Powell, in early 2010, with one unique goal set at its core; to showcase Durban to Durbanites. As you can imagine this is by no means the conventional stance of a tour...more
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39 Station Drive | 4th Floor, The Design Factory, Durban, South Africa
+27 83 995 8002
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an interesting tour but a bit overpriced for what you got. Food (the brai) was amazing, the best i had in South Africa. The tour guide was knowledgable but lacked passion.I felt 875 rand pp was far too much especially considering it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 880deiv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In November 2011 we spent 3 days with "Street Scene" & had a great time being shown around by Sthembiso and Chris and I wrote a rave review. Naturally, when I knew we would be in Durban again for a day, I had no hesitation...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Very bad service delivery. Had problems checking in @ hotel arranged by them, had to call police to intervene. They changed our accommodation on 3rd day to a dirty,cheap building. We couldn't go to the last day activities as the company tour guides were nowhere...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nobahle M
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Beautiful tour of Durban and the townships. Very moving experience visiting the home of Gandhi and the location where Nelson Mandela cast his vote. A very memorable visit to a private home in one of Durban’s townships and an excellent lunch of the famous bunny...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I waited three month before making this public as I was hoping to settle this with Street Scene Tours in the meantime. Unfortunately nothing happened so all I can do is to share my experience. I booked a Super Scene tour for three. Email communication...More

Date of experience: October 2017
10  Thank JuliaH_Berlin
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Just did a customized tour of Valley of a Thousand Hills and Durban City with Street Scene Tours. Very interesting and informative day with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide who is one of the owners of this local company. Keep up the great work guys!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

What a lucky day we had on an awesome township tour with Street Scene. We were fortunate to have a private tour with the owner, Sthembiso. He took us to Phoenix to see where Ghandi lived (there's a school there named after his wife, Kasturba),...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jwbeach11
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Have been in contact since April but e-mails were often not answered and simply could not get a confirmation on the price. However, still agreed a day and time but no-one turned up. In the end we got a taxi and did a good tour...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank tonyfirmin
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Street Scene have so many great tours of Durban. They offer an opportunity to experience many unique sides of Durban in a really fun and well organized way. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Bevkel
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Our recent visit to Durban was with Australian friends who had not visited South Africa previously. They were staying with us locally with our family before heading off to Cape Town, Kruger Park and Victoria Falls on a tour package. They were keen to see...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Response from tarynsam | Reviewed this property |
Email the company directly, they are very efficient and helpful. TripAdvisor won't let me post their email but it's on the streetscene website 👍🏻