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Half-Day Small-Group Township Tour South Africa from Cape Town - with unbiased reviews

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Half-Day Small-Group Township Tour South Africa from Cape Town

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Born under the apartheid system, Cape Town’s townships once segregated South Africans on the basis of race. Enjoy the sort of access only a local guide can provide on this half-day townshp tour. Start at the informative District Six Museum, then explore Langa, Gugulethu, and Khayelitsha, and take a look at Bonteheuwel. Your package includes 2-way hotel transfers: Upgrade to spend the afternoon at Robben Island (weather permitting).
  • Visit locals in homes, schools, and even a pub on a Cape Town township tour
  • See a community center, meet a traditional healer, and so much more
  • Get the chance to support communities at shops, markets, and businesses
  • Upgrade to follow in Nelson Mandela’s footsteps on Robben Island
Important Information
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private, air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Robben Island Museum
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note: Robben Island Ticket is subject to availability and weather conditions
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Sam's Cultural Tours
Richard C
Township tour
My family was displaced in the 1960s and Sam gave us a better understanding of what they went through and had to
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Chicago, Illinois
Can't go to Cape Town and not do this tour!
My husband and I booked this tour for the last full day we were in Cape Town. The guide picked us up and our hotel
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Mr & Mrs Walsh
Dublin, Ireland
Absolute must see
We were so excited for this trip and it didn’t let us down. Coming from Ireland we had heard what the townships
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Getting to know the history of the townships
Interesting history and insight. We met people who have solid experience and are from the townships.
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Marty B
No communication
Sam, can do nothing about the weather and the ferries to Robben Island to run or not. But he should inform his
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Steve S
Norwich, United Kingdom
Limited Access Tour
We booked the Townships tour with Robben Island excursion and although the guide and driver were v good, we seemed
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Mustapha Ezd
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Half Day Cultural Tour - that never happened
What’s worse than a bad tour? Did anyone say No Tour? Cause this is exactly what happened to me. I flew to Cape
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Robben Island, rip off
Sam's tours charged R780 for a "tour" to Robben Island with hotel pickup. This is a total shameful rip off, since
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Kai B
Hamburg, Germany
Definite must Do!
Sam's Cultural Tours accommodated our booking on really short notice. The tour through the township of Langa and
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Alan G
Elgin, United Kingdom
Terrific service .........
We booked our trip to Robben Island with Sams prior to heading off to South Africa. As expected, we were picked
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Key Details
  • Robben Island Museum, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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