Do you want to discover a township from a different perspective? We offer you an unique and pure 3-4 hour walking township experience. The focus lies on local interaction. We want you to get to know the locals, to hear their stories, tell them yours and to .
Get to know the real Khayelitsha
The tour starts at Cape Town Taxi station where you are picked up by one of our local guides. You will go with local transport to the biggest township of Cape Town, Khayelitsha. Khayelitsha means ‘New Home‘ in Xhosa, one of the eleven official languages in South Africa. En route to Khayelitsha you can meet and chat with locals. Upon arrival you will walk to the highest sand dune in the area from where you will have amazing views over the area. Your introduction to Khayelitsha will continue via several local initiatives to the train station flea market and Khayelitsha Craft Market. A pit-stop for some refreshments and the best coffee in Khayelitsha will be at the vibey and inspiring Department of Coffee.
After this you will pass the FIFA project Football for Hope Centre. When you reach the Khayelitsha Craft Market you can do some shopping, chat with the locals or listen to the African music. After the Craft Market you will take a local taxi to visit the Golden’s Recycling Projects in Makhaza. At the Golden’s Recycling Projects locals will tell you stories about this project and share practical experiences with you. After the 3-4 hours walking tour your guide will travel back to Cape Town with you where the tour will end right there where the morning started.
Note! We are introducing you to the real life. Therefore the places mentioned that you will visit are a guideline only. Visits depend on time, day and availability.
Daily before 14h00
Included in the rate is:
- Knowledgeable local guide
- Return to and from Cape Town Station with local transport
- Transport within Khayelitsha
Not included in the rate are:
Kindly note that the prices and accommodation are subject to change based on date, availability and special requests. So please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help you with your excursion. More things to do in South Africa you can find on our excursion page.