The Coloured community of the Western Cape have a rich and varied history with many families descending from the slaves that were brought to the tip of Africa in the 1600’s when farming began by the Dutch to supply their ships, as well as the local Khoisan people who were the original inhabitants of this area.
@ 62 Huguenot Rd, Franschhoek
R250/R600 Children/Adults - without lunch
R350/R700 Children/Adults - with lunch
Minimum 2 Pax per booking until 31Aug20
Daily Trips: 10am and 1pm
2 - 2.5 hours
Departs Daily at 10am & 1pm
From the Franschhoek Adventure Centre. Scheduled Pickups Available upon Request.
Details & Itinerary
In our Franschhoek Township “Meet the locals” Walk, you will have an authentic township experience, while enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes of real African life.
Our local Coloured town of Groendal incorporating the informal settlements of Mooiwater and Langrug, is full of history and diverse cultures. This is a guided tour taking you into the informal settlement to meet the locals, experience daily life and sample the local refreshments.
Your local guide is from the area and knows the settlement intimately. You’ll even get to learn a few local phrases to take home with you. If you’re a culture vulture, this one’s for you.
What You Should Bring
- Your biggest smile!
- A donation towards fruit we buy for the little ones at the creche we visit
- Cell phone Camera for special memories and Social Media sharing
- Comfortable clothing
- Walking shoes (PLEASE NOTE: The streets are less than clean and of uneven surface)
- Sunhat and sunscreen
- Light wind jacket
PLEASE BE AWARE, there are a number of dogs in streets but they are absolutely harmless.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Transfers to the various breweries.
- All beer tasting costs.
- Beer and food pairing at one brewery.
- Brewery Tour at one brewery.
- Additional snacks or meals
- Items of a personal nature.
We will be walking for the majority of the tour on uneven surfaces. It is an easy leisurely walk. Moderate fitness is required.
Pick Up & Drop Off
We depart from and return to the Franschhoek Adventure Centre which is at Shop 5, upstairs @ 62 Huguenot Rd, Franschhoek (right next to the Tourism Office).
Duration & Cost
Duration: 2 Hours
01 Apr 20 – 31 Aug 20: Min of 2 pax per booking
600.00 per adult
R250.00 per child (5 – 12)
TOUR WITH TRADITIONAL LUNCH:
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Rate: 01 Apr 20 – 31 Aug 20: Min of 2 pax per booking
700.00 per adult
R350.00 per child (5 – 12)