This tour takes you to some of the best street art in Cape Town. Famous local and international artist have been creating large format works in Woodstock and Salt River for years, building a collective body of public work that has changed the way locals see their neighborhoods. There are now more than 100 works in the area, some of which are part of this years International Public Art Festival organised by BazArt.
Walk down the driveway at Beth Uriel Orphanage on 289 Victoria Road, Salt River, to reach the starting point for this tour. The first location on this tour is a few metres down the Beth Uriel driveway on your left. The City of Cape Town Fire Station is right next door to Beth Uriel.
There's a small outdoor coffee shop at the back of Beth Uriel called Me'Kasi Kafe which has free WiFi if you need to download the tour. Me'Kasi Kafe is generally open from 9am to 5pm but opening and closing times can vary.
Places to stop along the way:
Beth Uriel, Dryden School, Fire Station, Park, Blackpool Football Club, Swift Street, Coleridge Road, Shelley Street
Best time of day:
We recommend taking this tour between 9am and 5pm during the week.
Do be very careful. We recommend taking the tour in daylight, with a friend, and sticking to busy times, when there is plenty of activity in the neighbourhood. Be vigilant: don’t flash expensive items, keep an eye on the people around you, and be a little wary of strangers.
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