Almost thirty years ago, genealogist Aubrey Springveldt started investigating his own family tree. His research led him on a pilgrimage into the earliest days of the Cape, and an ancestry shaped by slavery.
Join him on that pilgrimage by... More»
So, you're off to see the Bo-Kaap? No doubt your mind conjures up pictures of quaint and brightly-coloured houses - but your walk today will reveal a Bo-Kaap that has little to do with its prettiness. To focus on that aspect alone would be an... More»
On this tour you'll walk along St George’s Mall, once known as Venus Street, to Greenmarket Square. A long time ago, seafarers would have wandered here in search of a tavern or boarding house. Wealthy burghers, whose elegant homes lined the... More»
Discover the stories and legends of Table Mountain while you're waiting in the queue at the Lower Cableway Station. You'll hear from Capetonians with a close connection to the mountain, including a Dutch pirate and champion pipe smoker. There are... More»
Experience the top of Table Mountain like never before on an audio walking tour filled with local insights. You'll meet the team behind the Cableway, share in the mountain's secrets, and find out why Capetonians have such a special relationship... More»
This walking tour takes you on a loop through the lower slopes of the gardens. It has a little bit of everything of interest, including botany, history, landscape, art and culture. It’s a walk of sensual delight through the natural beauty of the... More»
Woodstock and Salt River residents, who have called the suburbs home for generations, are facing ice-cold evictions. Sometimes tenants are forced out by high rents and intimidation, sometimes house owners are bought out by property developers,... More»
Join one of the owners of Ashanti Lodge Gardens on a walk through the beautiful neighbourhood surrounding the backpackers. This tour will help you get your bearings of the Gardens area. With its many restaurants, bars, fashion and entertainment,... More»
Let me show you around the neighbourhood, giving you insights into the most useful and interesting shops, landmarks, as well as museums that surround you. I'll also show you where to get your morning coffee and croissant fix, how to catch a movie... More»
A walk through the ages, 350 years of history jam-packed into 8 hectares of ground, that’s the Company’s Garden!
“…there is a garden which the Company has had made; I should very much like to see it in a corner of Versailles. There are walks,... More»
Imagine, just imagine the throngs of slaves that have walked this route, taken off the ships near the Castle and led in irons to the slave lodge; think of the settlers, adventurers, missionaries and soldiers disembarking near the Parade; imagine... More»
Located in the heart of Cape Town, Lion's Head is one of the city's most popular hiking spots. The path to the top loops around the side of the mountain to offer visitors a panoramic view of the surrounding areas, taking in the city centre, Camps... More»
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»
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»