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Figure of 8-Below the Surface Tunnel Tours

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  • Average11%
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Jul 11, 2015
“Amazing experience”
Sep 28, 2014
“a tour not to miss”
"Camissa" was the name given by the Khoi Khoi for Cape Town and means "Place of sweet waters".BELOW THE SURFACE is a urban-eco-adventure tour exploring the treasure forgotten about below the surface. This is the water that lead the first Khoi Khoi...more
37 Sandringham | Mouille Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 439 3329
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Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

What a mind blowing experience. The tunnels where built from the caste outwards and you start at the furthest point, so you are really walking back in time. It amazing to see the different building materials and style change as you get closer to the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 28, 2014

I as my friends Capetonains we weren't expecting to learn so much about Cape Town by doing this tour. Karen the guide she is a must

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank barbesparis
Reviewed September 8, 2014

As a born and bred Capetonian and someone who can trace his ancestry to both the original inhabitants of Camissa (Cape Town) and the earliest European colonists and Indonesian slaves brought to the Cape, I can only describe this experience as enlightening, empowering and great...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank Gavin261159
Reviewed September 8, 2014

What an amazing adventure. Very educational, and exciting. Professional organizers make this an experience that everyone should definitely have on their bucket list! I can highly recommend this to anyone wanting to learn more about our beautiful city and our heritage.

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank WillemienZA
Reviewed May 17, 2014

Having hiked Table Mountain flat and lived in Cape town all my life I have never heard about this completely untapped source of water. Meeting people so passionate about the water running off Table Mountain has answered the nagging question in my mind about where...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Peter9757
Reviewed February 26, 2014

The Tunnel Tour is really two completely different outings rolled into one, through both of which flows a common theme - the water which has been central to life in Cape Town since its first days of inception. The day starts out at the foot...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed February 26, 2014

Having grown up in Cape Town and gone to school less than a mile from this area, I had never heard of any of this. The first part "above ground" was a fascinating look at the mountain side streams and waterworks. Caron is a very...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Shmulb03
Reviewed February 10, 2014

Having lived in Cape Town for more than 22 years I only heard about this tour occasionally but had not done it before. When a friend organised a couple of people I said yes and do not regret doing so. The first part run by...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank NilsHeckscher
Reviewed January 15, 2014

I did this trip on a Saturday morning and found it extremely interesting. For me the most interesting part was the "above the surface part' in which we had a PHd student talk and walk us through CT's early water history. The walk is a...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Sabine L
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Just in case you're hesitating to join a Tunnel Tour with Figure of 8, perhaps our group's experience will help you to make a decision. We were 12 strong, and we set out on the pleasant and partly cloudy morning of 25th November 2012. The...More

Date of experience: November 2012
3  Thank Lorrimer
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