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Emzini Township Tour

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Reviewed December 4, 2018

We did the afternoon tour and got a much deeper look then any type of sightseeing tour could have offered. When driving along the garden route you will pass by beautiful small towns but also townships and this tour answered all the questions we had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jasmin S
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Ella & Penny have a desire to create a better life for the children. Their compassion for the kids is very evident.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

For a visitor who would really like to get a little insight into South Africa and the life in a township, you must not miss this opportunity. First you get a tour of the township, which is interesting in its own right, but then you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful and eye opening experience for these two Americans. We often forget how very blessed we are in this life, but seeing how happy these children are with the little they have shamed me. Thank you to Penny and the entire crew for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brownjoanna71
Reviewed November 8, 2018

If you want to experience what a township is all about - positive as well as negative aspects included - make sure to make an appointment if you are nearby, it will change your view on township life forever

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank maatstaf
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour from the Knysna waterfront as we missed it on our last visit. Beforehand I was quite interested to see a township but afterwards, wow what an experience. The Day will be permanently in my memory as the most fantastic, heart warming,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We booked the Kynsna Township tour as an additional extra to our 16 day tour of South Africa. Out of 30 people, only 4 of us decided to take this up and I'm so glad we did! It proved to be one of the highlights...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen G
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience. If you are in Knysna, you have to do this tour. You learn a lot of the history and the present of South african townships. You see various places and support the people and children there. Bring some sweets for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bernds794
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We had a great time exploring Knysna Township with our local guides. Visiting the preschools was a highlight! Profits from the tour go into supporting foster children. A really worthwhile tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlannaCal
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

This was an unexpected tour. We had previously heard of emzini tours and decided to book last minute. Zi our guide, picked us up and took us to the Knysna township were an explanation about traditions and way of life was given. Worth booking, had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 16, 2018|
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About 3 hours. They do both a morning and an afternoon tour. The number of questions people ask can shorten or lengthen the tour but not by more than about 30 minutes each way.
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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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