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Cape Town Free Walking Tours

Motherland Coffee Company, Mandela Rhodes Place, St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 76 636 9007
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I did two and wish I could have done more.

I did the Freedom and BoKamp tours with the guide Gervais. They were both terrific—informative and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
traveler111381
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Aruba
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Brilliant! Don't miss these!

These are very well organised. The starting point is very sensibly located by a fab coffee shop in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Newz888
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Free Cape Town Walking Tour! 11am, 2pm &16:20 EVERY DAY from Motherland Coffee Company in Mandela Rhodes Place (St Georges Mall close to St Georges Cathedral). At 11 you can join our historical tour, our Apartheid to Freedom Tour or our NEW Jewelry and Diamond History Tour At 2 you can join our Bo-Kaap Tour, our Apartheid to Freedom Tour or our NEW Taste of Cape Town Tour At 4.20 you can join our Historical Tour or our Bo-Kaap Tour Read details about the tour on our website - we look forward to seeing you.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Motherland Coffee Company, Mandela Rhodes Place, St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did the Freedom and BoKamp tours with the guide Gervais. They were both terrific—informative and fun. If I had another day in Cape Town, I would do the other tours. Five Stars!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

These are very well organised. The starting point is very sensibly located by a fab coffee shop in the city centre. The guides are very friendly and happy and full of oodles of interesting facts for everyone. Our particular guide on the history tour created...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed the tour(s) I went on. They had several different options so after liking the first one I went back and did several more. Great way to learn about the city, it's history, culture, food etc. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I encourage anyone that has never been to Cape Town to take this tour. The tour guides are well educated, know the city and its history like the back of their hands. I've done two walking tour a few days after I was in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taking the historic tour with Manny was one of the best choices we made on our first day in Cape Town. He told us lots of interesting facts and got us to learn about South African History. Loved the places we visited. I highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the apartheid history walking tour with Lizzie as the guide, she was knowledgeable and made the tour extremely interesting. She gave insight into how life was during apartheid with some good examples. Recommend this for everyone as it only takes an hour or...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gervais was very informative, interesting and professional. I highly recommend this tour for travellers of all ages.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel around the world and try to learn about local culture and history by taking tours. It is so rare to encounter such an educated, talented,passionate tour guide as Gervei ( probably misspelled his name for which I am very sorry). Not only he...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I discovered this company on my last day in the city and wish I had researched earlier. I originally went for the Bo Kaap tour, but it isn't running right now due to some political unrest in the neighborhood. So we went on the Apartheid...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting Cape Town by myself and took 2 walking tours. The first was the apartheid tour. On this tour, it was just me, another guest, and the guide, so it was very intimate. The guide was very knowledgeable and shared great information with...More

1  Thank DERICK S
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dbfact2
23 April 2018|
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Response from IndianTiger9 | Reviewed this property |
Tours are about 2 to 2 1/2 hours long. You can just turn up on the day and put your name down 30 minutes or so beforehand.
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Heba M
25 September 2017|
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Response from Nifa9 | Reviewed this property |
100 rand is a great tip and very worth every bit.
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helana
29 June 2017|
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Response from marthag | Reviewed this property |
We gave about 300 rand for the two of us. I think that's fair for two hours
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