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I Love Cape Town Tours

297 Beach Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 439 1778
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Type: Tours
Owner description: I have been a tourist guide in Cape Town for 13 years. In 2008 I was chosen as the Wanderlust magazine international tourist guide of the year.... more » Owner description: I have been a tourist guide in Cape Town for 13 years. In 2008 I was chosen as the Wanderlust magazine international tourist guide of the year. Tourguiding is a wonderful occupation to me. I simply love to exude my passion for my city and the Garden Route to my visitors. Please join me in my wonderful city so as to find out why I love Cape Town as well as the beautiful Garden Route. « less
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

If you want to experience Cape Town through the eyes of a pro then definitely hire Selwyn Davidowitz as your guide. His knowledge of the history and people of this unique city is extensive. Prior to our trip, Selwyn spent many hours scoping put our interests and backgrounds in order to personalize our visit. His choice of restaurants, historical sites,... More

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Hi Judy and Bob, Thanks very much for your kind words about your tour with me in Cape Town. Believe me if you think you enjoyed our time together I think I enjoyed you company even more. For me simply was wonderful to take yourselves as well Marilyn and Alan around my city. The bad news is that in our... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I have recently spent 2.5 weeks in Cape Town on holiday and had the most amazing time. Prior to arriving in CT I had spoken and emailed Selwyn on numerous occasions to arrange my tours. I had arranged 2 day tours with Selwyn which I truly loved. I was travelling solo but felt totally at ease as soon as we... More

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, Hope that you have settled in at work and that all is going well after your South African journey. Thank you for such a stunning review. Truly appreciated by me. Travelling with you was a wonderful experience for me as I could see how you were loving my country as we moved around seeing all the great spots... More

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed two days with Selwyn and I can't imagine anyone else with as much knowledge, interest and heart. We not only saw all the sights but learned about the history of the city he loves so much and came to feel we made a life-long friend. He was so clear with us about our preferences before... More

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

After talking to Selwyn several times, I was in love with Cape Town without ever having been there. Unfortunately our schedules did not mesh so Selwyn referred us to another very special guide. I am sorry we did not have an opportunity to travel with him too. Don't hesitate to contact this gentleman...I know he can help you as well.

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charlottesville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

There our no words to express how wonderful Selwyn is! He absolutely brought Cape Town to life for my three children and me. We are still talking about and missing him today. His knowledge is immense and his humor keen. He left a strong impression on my children and piqued their curiosity in new areas (who knew they would warm... More

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This tour is government run so you have to be patient. We did not think we would get a ferry as they had mechanical problems, but they bought in a pirate ship which was great fun. Robben Island is a must it is very humbling.

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Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This should be your first and last contact if you are planning a trip to Cape Town. Selwyn will give you more information than you can absorb and make sure you get the most from your visit to his city. We had a remarkable week with Selwyn. He picked us up in George and we stayed at a cottage he... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

We have been with Selwyn on 2 separate occasions and both were truly fantastic. Selwyn gives you a very realistic and unique outlook on life in Cape Town. Our visits to Kayamandi were the highlight of both trips, I have never felt more welcome in a community. Selwyn has some fantastic programs that many people would benefit from experiencing.

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Norhampton
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

What a fantastic experience of Cape Town, the Township, Winelands and Peninsula - all thanks to Selwyn. We were delayed arriving in Cape Town by one day but he was so helpful and informative that we felt completely happy to let him decide what to do and when, in the 2 days we had. He got us trying boerewors and... More

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Yvonne, Thanks for your great review and very kind words. Happy to hear that the boerewors and bobotie went down well as I never realised how well this was received by you while on tour. Great stuff overall. Come back soon and remember to contact me for planning help if you do so. Selwyn More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

After just a few minutes with Selwyn we knew we were in for a very good day.He was so knowledgable and patriotic about South Africa that you never tired of any piece of information that he discussed with you,including things about our own countrymens exploits in South Africa.We started the day seeing the sights of some of the suburbs of... More

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ILoveCapeTown, Manager at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Hello Phil and Lynne, Thanks for the great review. Much appreciated. Yes our journey together certainly was memorable. I doubt if I will ever forget seeing Steve and Phil dancing on the dance floor with the kids in Kayamandi. Unforgettable experience. From your review it is very obvious to me that you enjoyed yourselves and that makes me exceedingly happy.... More

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