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Private tours, specializing in the history of South Africa and the wine region. A one-person company, and have been conducting private tours in Cape Town for 15 years
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Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 83 448 7016
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I booked Lesley for 2 days in wine country outside of Cape Town. Lesley was prompt in her email responses prior to our arrival, and was able to customize our itinerary to our wine preferences. We connected with her from the time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank roarcouple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second year in a row that we have had a fantastic time in Cape Town on tour with Lesley from Amber Tours. From the moment we met her at the airport we knew we could just relax and enjoy. Lesley took care...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for writing a review on Trip Advisor, and indeed also for choosing me again to conduct your tours in Cape Town. It really is appreciated and it was lovely seeing you again and getting to know your friends. All the best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 days with Amber Tours. Lesley Cox of Amber tours was an amazing tour guide. Before we arrived Lesley assisted us choosing restaurants and making reservations along with recommending all the major highlights to choose among. She listened to our requests as well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was also wonderful that I had the opportunity to engage with you over email and skype in advance, so much so that I felt like I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had never been to South Africa before, and we heard about Lesley through word of mouth. Lesley was extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and she helped us figure out what we most wanted to see without us having a good sense of what the options...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KSHendricks
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much indeed for taking the time to write review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated and it was so lovely spending two days with you all. I hope we meet in Cape Town again, warm regards from Lesley

Reviewed November 5, 2018

I recently traveled to Cape Town with my mother and we spent three days with Lesley (half-day city tour, Cape Peninsula tour, and wine region tour). I couldn't have asked for a better guide. She perfectly balanced our activities, allowing me to be active while...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kristin M
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was such a pleasure spending time with you and your mum, sharing Cape Town and getting to know you both. All the best, Lesley

Reviewed November 1, 2018

We had a wonderful first day in Capetown Walking tour with Lesley on 10/5/18. She arrived promptly to pick us up at our hotel and had nice cold waters in the van for us! We enjoyed her knowledge of the area and great history and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kerry R
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you so much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. I really enjoyed meeting you all and sharing our amazing city, it is always a pleasure to engage with guests who are keen to find...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

From the moment Lesley picked us up at the airport, we knew we were in excellent hands. Even though for the 1st day we only asked for airport transfer, she took the time to drive through Cape Town and explain the layout, history and also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julia C
Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thanks so much indeed for taking the time to write such a detailed review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated and I really enjoyed spending time with you both. I hope we meet in Cape Town again. Warm regards, Lesley

Reviewed September 5, 2018

Lesley did a great job showing us around the Cape Town area for two days. Four of us visited Cape Town in August and we had Leslie give us a tour. She promptly picked us up at our hotel at the agreed hour each day....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thanks so much indeed for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was delightful getting to know you all over the two days and I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Cape...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

5 stars isn’t enough to rate Leslie’s experience, knowledge and organizational skills! 100 stars would be a bit closer! Leslie was certainly the hostess with the mostest! From every little detail to being flexible with our schedules and wishes Leslie showed us and told us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thanks so much indeed for this lovely review, so kind of you and I am happy that you enjoyed your visit to Cape Town. Take care and best regards, Lesley

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Leslie Cox’s knowledge, professionalism and experience (as well as her pleasant personality) met all our needs and wishes for our days in Cape Town. Leslie suggested an itinerary based on our interests and helped us make optimal use of our time. She guided us on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Lesleyjc38, Owner at Amber Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

A huge thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor, it really is appreciated. It was so wonderful to spend time with guests who engage with the local history and culture and make the most of their visit to Cape...More

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gerryandann
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Lesleyjc38 | Property representative |
Sorry, you cannot see the two oceans meet by land or boat, as it is two ocean currents which meet and are not visible. The most popular tour is around the Cape Peninsula, visiting Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope and the... More
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