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Bo-Kaap Heritage Walking Tour with a traditional tea break

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Stop At: Iziko Bo Kaap Museum, 71 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

Discover the home of the second Turkish Ottoman emissary to the Cape which still stands today as one of the oldest of the settler Jan de Waal's slave houses and the only one still kept in its original form.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Auwal Mosque, 43 Dorp Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa

Discover the history of the land, the Madrassa (Muslim School) and then later, Bo-Kaap's first official Mosque.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Boorhaanol Nursery School, 26 Pen St, Central, Amanda Glen, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

A 30min tea break with traditional Cape Malay biscuits and bakes in a Madrassa's and pre-primary run by Bo-Kaap's oldest and most active community organization, Boorhaanol Islam Movement.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bo-kaap, Cape Town Central South Africa

We walk by Bo-Kaap Community centre where I'll explain the annual community activities that take place there before pausing at Bo-Kaap's official Civic Association. Elevated at the top of Wale Street, its a great photo opportunity.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bo-kaap, Cape Town Central South Africa

We visit the burial shrine of Tuan Guru, Bo-Kaap's founding Sheikh and most famous teacher whilst getting a great orientation of Bo-Kaap and its proximity to the City.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Masjid Boorhaanol Islam, 196 Longmarket St, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

We visit inside one of Bo-Kaap's oldest Mosque's to get a glimpse into the active role these Mosques play in our lives.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bo Kaap Cooking Tour, 46 Rose St, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

Visit my Mom, the Mosque is joined to a communal garden with some interesting history. We regroup and depart from here.

Duration: 10 minutes
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Departure Point
Bo-Kaap Museum, 71 Wale St, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
2h
Return Details
46 Rose St, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Inclusions
  • Snacks - Water, Tea, Coffee and traditional cakes & bakes
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Iziko Bo Kaap Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Boorhaanol Nursery School
  • Entry/Admission - Bo-kaap
  • Entry/Admission - Masjid Boorhaanol Islam
Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Auwal Mosque
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

I went on a very enlightening tour with Zak the tour guide. We walked for a long part of the tour and were treated to a wonderful tea break in a historical school. There is so much information that one can learn from going on...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

From start to finish, it's a great experience and learning curve about the history of Bo-Kaap with their opportunities and their challenges. Definitely worth doing while in Cape Town.

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Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Francois_Lebrun
Reviewed July 4, 2019

I particularly liked the way Zaki, our guide, was able to link past and present and how he outlined the socio-economic challenges of then and now. Not forgetting a positive outlook and vision for the future of the community in the Bo-Kaap. Well done for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

I’d thoroughly recommend this tour, it was interesting, hands on and informative. Zaki was born in the Bo Kaap and as a "Local" has many stories to tell about life in the Bo Kaap. Also takes you on a journey of the History of the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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