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  1. South Africa
  2. Western Cape
  3. Cape Town
  4. Khayelitsha

Khayelitsha: 3-Hour Township Walking Tour

Product ID: 143808
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Visit a town with plenty of spirit. Ride bikes, take a taxi trip and walk about engaging in community projects. This tour will cover the history of the area and take you to meet the locals of Khayelitsha.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take in panoramic views from Lookout Hill with the deep history of Khayelitsha
  • Visit the townships new community garden and meet some locals involved
  • Eat from the best bakery in town, at the Spinach King's
  • Visit the first gangster museum, and learn about the oppression once faced
  • Take a taxi and experience the local transportation systems
  • Walk with us around the township and try a taste of Braai meat
Full description
Visit the second biggest town in Khayelitsha. Learn the deep history of the area at Lookout Hill with complete panoramic views the town. Then once you feel established ride around the informal settlement to the new community garden. On the way you will visit the Spinach King, Green Bakery for breakfast. 

Then after lunch visit the 18 Gangster Museum, and learn about the reformed gang issues that once surrounded the area. Walking the area you will be able to engage with locals and community projects, connecting one on one with people from the township on the topic of change. 

Ride in a township taxi, it might be intimidating, but some locals may come along for the journey. Finally the last stop is a highly recommended Braai Meat shop. This local hotspot will not disappoint, known as the best in Rands Cape Town. So come along and learn about the strength in community on this ride around town. 
Includes
  • Small Snacks
  • Still Water
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Donations/Graditudes

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

On the summit of Lookout Hill, Khayelitsha, Cape Town

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes
• Be comfortable to ride bicycles