Sometimes organised tours can be a bit of a drag. Youíre forced to follow suit and do what the tour leader tells you and there is no chance to quickly run off and see whatís around the corner lest you get left behind or hold up the others in the group. But sometimes tours can be great fun and allow you to do something that you wouldnít normally do on your own. Like exploring the city on a bicycle where thereís safety in numbers, or discovering beautiful graffiti in your local neighbourhood. Here are some tours that Iíve enjoyed.
Township Art Tour
The Township Art Tour is a half-day tour through Khayelitsha that will see you admiring murals by local and international artists, viewing vegetable gardens that are feeding the community, sipping on a cappuccino or hot chocolate in a coffee shop that is a garage by night and eating pap and chicken with your hands. It's delightful and will make your day a happier one! Read more
Cape Town Free Walking Tours
Cape Town Free Walking Tours will open your eyes to a fascinating world that includes history, architecture and culture. The tours are free and all you have to do is pitch up at a specified time and place, any day of the year, and look out for their yellow umbrellas. Read more
Woodstock Graffiti Tour with Juma Art Tours
To think that someone can create something so beautiful (and so HUGE) on a wall using cans of spray paint just boggles my mind. I was recently taken around Woodstock by Juma Mkwela (who also grew up in Zimbabwe) to see various murals by local and international artists. It was an incredible hour filled with approximately 40 works of art. Read more