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Emzini Township Tour

Knysna, South Africa
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We visited SA with our 9 and 11-year-old daughters and this tour was one of the highlights of our... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Fishesm
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Salt Lake City
Hayley

Very interesting, moving and eye opening tour around the Township. Excellent tour guide very... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Hayley E
,
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Knysna, South Africa
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

We visited SA with our 9 and 11-year-old daughters and this tour was one of the highlights of our 3-week trip. What a privilege to be invited into Ella's home and to see and hear first-hand how life works in the townships. Thank you for...More

Thank Fishesm
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting, moving and eye opening tour around the Township. Excellent tour guide very knowledgeable as he lives in the township himself. Visited Joe de Cobbler who is making great leather goods. Ella is a remarkable lady for thinking of this project and what she...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

An excellent tour all round that gave an insight into life in the townships. Our guide to was excellent and because he lives in the township he was able to give us an excellent insight into life in the township. We have seen the first...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Ella, our tour guide, and business owner of the tour actually lives in the township and made this tour so genuine and authentic. The tour itself really opened up our eyes to how these townships work and seeing all the beautiful happy children was such...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

It was a really moving tour and our guide, Zee, was so nice with us. Really suggested experience. Thank you Emzini tours, thank you Penny, Ella and Zee.

Thank Giada B
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This tour was one of the experiences that I did want to end. Gave me such an insight into life in a township and the difficulties to make simple progress in life if you don't have access to the more fortunate folk in Knysna. The...More

Thank Tony D
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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

We didn’t know what to expect because it seemed strange to watch a poor part of the town as a tourist. But the guide was great and told us so much interesting things about the life in the townships. The money for the tours goes...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We did the tour late September; unfortunately Ella was busy with another tour and so we missed out meeting her, but our guide was brilliant - taking us to local shops, the library and meeting people in the community. Great fun trying to learn some...More

Thank LSWUk
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Take the time It's worth it Ella is an amazing woman running the tours. We went to see the township, library, kindergarten and more. We enjoyed team at her house with Sein a and singing. Ella is supporting other children . She is doing ana...More

Thank Ronygr
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This township tour is great. Penny collected us from the info centre and took us to meet everyone at the waterfront. Ella was our guide and she is amazing. She gave us a first hand view of everything as she lives in the township. I...More

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Olivia P
August 7, 2017|
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Yes, near the clocktower at Knysna Waterfront
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September 21, 2015|
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Best is to give the ladies from Emzini a quick call to arrange for a tour and a pick-up location. They are incredible nice and most helpful.
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