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Footsteps to Freedom Tours

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About Footsteps to Freedom Tours
The Footsteps to Freedom walking tour of the historic heart of Cape Town tells the story of Cape Town and its people. We use streets, buildings, monuments, memorials and the passing street-scene as props develop a story of Cape Town and South Africa's dramatic past. Stories of Dutch and British colonial rule, slavery and apartheid, and finally our peaceful transition to a real democracy.We gather before 10h30 (Mon-Sat) in the lobby of the Taj Cape Town Hotel, located in centre of Cape Town's cultural and historic precinct. At 10h30 the 2½ hr walking tour starts from the steps of the Bishop Robert Gray Memorial, adjacent Taj Cape Town hotel.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was Ivor. He arrived promptly at our guest house with transport. He has personal experiences of the post WW2 period in South Africa. The walking tour was very interesting and varied. We decided to stop for coffee and enjoyed Ivor’s talk about apartheid....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mandju
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible experience this morning has been, one we didn't want to end! We were taken on the most wonderful walking tour by an extremely knowledgeable and professional tour guide, Ivor Shaskolsky. He has the information at his fingertips as well as additional snippets...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We met Garth for a private tour at the Mount Nelson hotel (a landmark in itself) where we chatted about background, interests, knowledge etc and as a result I think Garth amended our tour a little to match. Garth”s approach worked perfectly for us as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We did this as a private tour and were collected from our hotel and taken to sit in the shade at the historic Mount Nelson Hotel to hear a brief overview of South Africa’s history to the present day. Garth Angus was our excellent guide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Did this as a privet tour - well worth it if you want an immersive education experience. Gave a great invite into the history of Cape Town & SA. Brilliant

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mac097
Reviewed September 27, 2018

A superb, private Footsteps to Freedom Waking Tour in central Capetown, with an excellent, highly-knowledgable, and very friendly guide, Ivor Shaskolsky. Our guide explained the history and development of Capetown as we strolled through the center of the city and he pointed out numerous places...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

We had a wonderful tour with Ivor. He is knowledgeable, personable, professional, and friendly. We learned so much about Cape Town and its history with all that he told us and showed us throughout the city. We had such a good experience that I encouraged...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank arc612
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Ivor took our family (2 adults and 15 year and 17 year old sons) on this great tour. A very inspiring guide with a lot of knowledge. He was able to enthuse everyone. Enormous added value for visiting this awkward city.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this walking tour with Ivor very much and learned a lot about Cape Towns history. I highly recommend anyone visiting Cape Town to go on this tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 364love2travel
Reviewed June 17, 2018

So often we read about our destination before we arrive. Garth helps you understand that there is so much more to this African nation than can be gleaned from a brief synopsis. He begins the tour with a discussion of how the migration to this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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