Justin Fox has an abiding passion for the Mouille Point seafront, where he has lived since 2000. Join him on a walk that takes in the evocative history of shipwrecks, gun batteries, early lighthouses and tragic suicide. The route sets out from... More»
The V&A Waterfront is one of Africa’s most popular destinations, and more than 24 million people visit it every year. But just a few decades ago, South Africa’s oldest working harbour was an uninviting, industrial port. The place that sailors once... 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 been a tour guide in the Bo-Kaap 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 picture of... More»
Shereen Habib a été guide touristique dans ces rues pendant plus de vingt ans et sa famille y vit depuis près d'un siècle. Elle vous emmène dans une boucle profondément personnelle à travers le cœur historique de ce quartier. Plutôt que de peindre... More»
Join Matt Weisse on a leisurely walk through the city, following in the path of the old underground rivers and tunnels to the Castle of Good Hope. Parts of the underground Canals and Rivers date back to 1652. They used to supply the passing ships... 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»
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»
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»
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»
Sie möchten gern das Bo-Kaap kennenlernen? Zweifellos schweben Ihnen Bilder von hübschen, farbfrohen Häusern vor – aber der heutige Spaziergang wird Ihnen ein völlig anderes Bild vom Bo-Kaap verleihen, ein Bild, das nur wenig mit hübschen Farben... 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»