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Cape Town Free Walking Tours

Open today: 10:30 - 18:00

Cape Town Free Walking Tours
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Free walking tours in Cape Town at 11am, 2pm & 4:20pm EVERY DAY from Motherland Coffee Company in Mandela Rhodes Place (St George's Mall close to St George's Cathedral). At 11am you can enjoy our Historical City Tour or the Apartheid to Freedom...more
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Mandela Rhodes Place, St Georges Mall St | Motherland Coffee Company, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 76 636 9007
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I did the Bo-Kaap tour with Manni in March 2019. Short and sweet with just the right level and detail of information. The tour starts outside of Bo-Kaap but ends in the neighborhood; this gave us a chance to go back to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank ricofabello
Reviewed 3 days ago

I did the 4 pm history tour (4:30 start). Ken really made the history of Cape Town come alive, along with insights to 'current affairs' with a multi-generation perspective. Very professional. Great activity. Also, he was easy to hear and understand.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank dbfact2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Bo Kaap tour with WImarie and it was excellent - couldn't have asked for more! Everything was well arranged and as the Bo Kaap tour was so popular they split us into two groups with separate guides which really helped. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mawe733
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour, our guide is local and shared some historical events along with his family/friends experience. The walk duration was 90 minutes and was completed in the square were Nelson Mandela did the apartheid speach.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank edureisolv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our BoKaap tour was amazing! Loved the history. Great time. Super informative. The place has such a rich history that needs to be learned! [From USA, Washington, DC]

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tjackponder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We very enjoyed our walking tour with ken today. Very good coordinated tour with top explanations. Felt very pleased afterwards. :-)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alexander U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did Historic Cape Town with Ken and Apartheid Cape Town with Gervais this week. Both did an excellent job of describing different aspects of this beautiful city that we have come to love over the last 15 years, so I can’t understand why we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank michaelwP7811IY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable and informative Historic tour with Marina. Lots of interesting info and easy to follow and hear guide. The 90mins went really quickly from convenient central starting point. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mandstravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to see this complex city and get a locals perspective. Get off the tourist trap of fancy hotels and manicured waterfront cafes and see the real city, including cultural pockets like Bo Kaap. Learn about history of this distinct group, local cuisine and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NataliePatricia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable way of seeing & learning about the city. Tour guide could have been a bit more descriptive about the cultural aspect but still a good tour.

Date of experience: March 2019
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20 December 2018|
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Response from GC53 | Reviewed this property |
I can't say I'm afraid because I've done only one tour. However I have visited Bo Kaap independently and I believe that the tour there must be wholly different from the other two. I think you may feel more comfortable in Bo... More
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29 November 2018|
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Response from karilynnequin | Reviewed this property |
Just what I found on line🤔
8 November 2018|
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Response from ClaraRSA | Reviewed this property |
You can park in any of the streets close by, or in the Mandela Rhodes parking in Burg Street 😉