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Sam's Cultural Tours

2 Valour Close | Summer Greens, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
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Great Tour

We did the township tour with Sam. Very informative and well worth doing We also booked the... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Smithy1950_10
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Knowledgeable tour of a Township

We were picked up by Sam who gave us a good introduction to the history of the Cape and the... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
AlanWIltshire
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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26 Mar 2018
“Great Tour”
19 Mar 2018
“Knowledgeable tour of a Township”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2 Valour Close | Summer Greens, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We did the township tour with Sam. Very informative and well worth doing We also booked the Robben Island trip for the afternoon with him but unfortunately the boat was cancelled. However Sam managed to get us on the next mornings boat even though everything...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We were picked up by Sam who gave us a good introduction to the history of the Cape and the development of the townships. When we reached Langa SAM handed over to a colleague who took us on a walking tour of this particular township....More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my Township Tour with Sams Cultural Tours. We visited Langa after a an insightful journey there highlighting the relevant social history of Cape Town. The township was insightful, fascinating, interesting and well presented by a local resident. It was a sympathetic and...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Booked Township tour for a Sunday. The tour consisted of a history lesson while being driven around with Sam pointing out sights. Then we had a walking tour of Langa township with a stops in a hostel, church, small bar, and doctor hut. There was...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I went on the Township tour which I found quite wonderful. It was very sobering but such an important thing to see. If you just come to Cape Town to hang out on the Waterfront and Green Point, you are missing out on the experience...More

Thank X61415X
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Sam is a great guide- gave us interesting information and shared his insights and experiences with us. It was an important visit, seeing the conditions in which people live, understanding more of the history and politics behind this country.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We couldn't get tickets for Robben island (reviewed separately) and so decided to try and find a township tour that included it as suggested in lonely planet. Sam's tour was suggested by our hostel. We initially asked whether we could just do the second half...More

Thank Ben S
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

In the township there were 1 toilet and 1water tap for 20 huts No human should have to live like this

Thank David T
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

I believed other reviewers when planning our family's trip to Cape Town when they said you really have to do this. It was important to me that our teen girls see there is much more to Cape Town than just fancy Camps Bay and the...More

Thank Daryn K
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Reviewed 11 May 2015

We used Sam's cultural tours to visit the townships around Cape Town. Of course, townships are far from being the most luxurious places, but you get to see the daily life of most locals. It makes you understand the reality of those people and gets...More

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