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.
We meet at your guesthouse or hotel and go to the township from there. If you do not have your own transport, we can arrange that for you with a local operator (additional costs apply).
We visit a shabeen, a local store, visit a mom in her home and have a fun time at one of the local creches where the little ones delight in having visitors. Prepare for lots of hugs! We stop at a local Spaza shop and purchase some food items for the kids as a gift. You are encouraged to make a donation towards this.
We end the tour at Batho’s Place, a local restaurant for a sampling of traditional African food and drinks. Lunch at the restaurant can also be arranged at an additional cost. Please indicate on the booking form if you would like to do so.
Duration: 2-3 Hours
Price: from R550