Editors' Picks

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by Chris Parsons in Cape Town
22 Dec 2015
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An Exploration of Observatory

Distance 1mi
Duration 40min
6 ratings

A personal journey through the bohemian suburb of Observatory, with the occasional fact thrown in for good measure. Hear and see what it was like to grow up in a space that actively encouraged alternative lifestyles and diversity. Learn about Obs... More»

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by John Bartmann in Cape Town
10 Jul 2015
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[ARCHIVED: 26/3/19] Woodstock Street Art Tour

Distance 1mi
Duration 30min
40 ratings

Woodstock's street art is world-class. Meet local artist Rashied as he guides you through the streets, telling the story of Woodstock's art for the last time, just days before tragically passing away in a fire. His passion for the area spans a... More»

by John Bartmann in Cape Town
13 Apr 2016
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The Elfin Trail

Distance 3mi
Duration 110min
54 ratings

The Elfin Trail is an immersive, high fantasy-themed audio walking experience through the most beautiful and least-known forests and glades in Cape Town. Using smartphone GPS to trigger downloaded audio automatically, the listener is guided along... More»

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by Adam Linder in Cape Town
25 Apr 2016
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A Pilgrimage of Newlands' Breweries

Distance 2mi
Duration 70min
7 ratings

Take a drunken stroll through Newlands, visiting breweries both past and present on this most excellent pilgrimage of beer.

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by Shereen Habib in Cape Town
31 May 2016
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Bo-Kaap: The Village in the City

Distance 1mi
Duration 35min
57 ratings

Shereen Habib has served as a tour guide on these streets for over twenty years, and her family has lived here for almost a century. She’ll take you on a deeply personal loop through the historical heart of this area. Rather than painting a... More»

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Our editors in Cape Town have assembled the city's 5 best audio walks. Take an intimate walk through the "village in the city" with one of Bo-Kaap's best storytellers, and dance with fairies in Cecelia Forest. See the graffiti that has made Woodstock an outdoor art gallery, let your hair down in bohemian Observatory, and drink up on a brewery crawl in leafy Newlands.