What We Do
Our Cape Town tours are designed and led by local guides who are experts within a particular skill, historical subject or cultural field. Choose a route that best suits your interests, then step a little closer, dig a little deeper and let us lead you on your next adventure…
On this tour of the city, you’ll experience some intriguing, yet quirky points of interest that are scattered throughout Long Street & the city centre. You also will discover more about the local people & various small businesses.
Buying authentic African arts & crafts can be quite an overwhelming experience. Your guide will be able to advise you if you would like to purchase some of the incredible work.
Enjoy some local food with added “Vava”-Voom!
One of our tastiest Cape Town tours- this one is led by a local chef called Vava, who will whip up a hearty & authentic meal for you to savor.
On this walking tour, you will get right under the skin of South Africa’s past. You will discover more about the political, economic & financial climate of the Cape, and how it has changed over the years.
Get lost in the hidden treasures of one of the oldest places in the city. On this Cape Town tour, you will get to explore what used to be nothing but sand and discover the historical sites that played a role in the slave trade.
Fall in love with Cape Town, cruising on a vintage WWII sidecar motorcycle. Head down to the Peninsula, ride through the Winelands or journey through the city on one of these decommissioned military bikes.
2 per car
We look forward to exploring with you!
Originally from the Eastern Cape, Vava really is just as cool as his name. An ambitious and passionate young chef, Vava has a real knack for creating authentic traditional South African food that will leave you frothing at the mouth. His hobbies are breakfast, lunch, and dinner and he is very easy to spot in his white chef jacket that always has a signature stain of fresh marinade dripped down the front. He will make all your food dreams come to life.
Chelsey threw caution to the wind and set off traveling around the world at just 20 years old. Having lived in Thailand, South Korea (where she escaped a dangerous game of Dong-Chim), and the U.K. She recently returned home to South Africa and decided to sail the more adventurous tides here in Cape Town. Chelsey enjoys all things related to History. She spends much of her time wandering through the city & meeting its people, & when she grows up she wants to be an encyclopedia.
Originating from the DRC, Kanda’s hidden talent is his skill of carpentry. He is well known for his great sense of humour and his fluency in French, Portuguese & Spanish. Kanda is an excellent story teller with an incredible knowledge of African history. Having previously worked as a crafts trader and running his own small business making furniture & cabinets, he has an undeniable passion for African hand- made arts & crafts.
Often referring to himself as “lived history”, Alistair survived the decolonization period in Southern & East Africa and has travelled extensively throughout these regions over the past 30 odd years. Now a retired banker, Alistair is a nationally qualified tour guide. He is well-versed in modern South African history, having met a number of its political leaders including Nelson Mandela. You can also ask him about his added passions of growing hydroponic lettuces and herbs.
Originally from Joburg, Craig moved to Cape Town in 2013 & quickly grew to love not only the beauty of this city, but its incredible history & the Jewish story within it. From his previous roles as a Habonim madrich & host on ChaiFM, he now conducts the Gardens Shul choir & is on the National Committee for Limmud South Africa. He also writes a monthly column for the Cape Jewish Chronicle & guides Jewish Cape Town tours. He resides in Sea Point & insists that it does not smell like seaweed… He also has a fondness for politics & street buskers.
Philippa runs Cape Town, & encourages others to run it too. She has developed the concept of ‘running tours’ which she explains as “sightseeing on the run”. By combining her love of foreign languages, travel & culture with her passion for running, she now guides visitors who are keen on a more active types of Cape Town tours. She proves that there are definitely other ways to experience the city. She knows the best trail routes &city attractions, & is great company for those looking to break free of the tourist crowds.
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We can also design your own tour route with specialised content at your request. We cater for solos, groups & schools.