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“Well worth it”

Emzini Township Tour
Ranked #1 of 48 Tours in Knysna
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

I really enjoyed goint on the Emzini Township Tour where I was able to learn about the township. I really was able to get a good idea of life as a black person as well as it being entertaining. Thank you so much for the great time.

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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Ella Mahlulo lives in a Knysna township with her own children and numerous foster children who she keeps taking on due to her enormous heart. The proceeds from the tours are pumped back into the community to run numerous projects related to housing, education, health etc. That alone is a great reason to do this tour. But we went because we wanted to hear the truth about the townships from someone who lived there.

Ella has dedicated her life to improving the lives of others. She is positive about the future albeit realistic about how long things will take to get everyone up to a reasonable standard of living. She promised us at the start of the tour that "it wont be sad" and it wasn't.

Thank Julia B
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

had our first ever Township tour and luckily for us,picked Emzini ! What a great , organic way to learn about this living , breathing , fully functioning community! And best of all-its full of surprises as You never know what exciting gathering/event you might come across since you take them as you find them!! I got to join the women preparing party dishes and my carrot peeling skills were tested and judged..... seems i passed !! Phew! The tour was pleasant and educational for both adults and teenagers as Ella and Penny are such great guides to have! Thank You and keep up the good work!

Thank Pirge M
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

We visted Knysna in Dec and booked this tour through our Hotel. It was an eye opening experience to see the poverty that exists in many areas of South Africa but it was a pleasure to meet such wonderful people who survive and prosper in such harsh conditions. Ella is a true example of what hard work and self belief can achieve and we really enjoyed our day with her and Penny. They both have such a love and passion for people and animals and are a joy to be around. This tour is a must! and we highly recommend it!

Thank NHyde73
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

It was a fascinating and mindblowing experience thanks to Penny and Ella who are the best guides to this township. Very confrontating but a must do in South Africa.

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