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2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour Around The Colourful Bo Kaap District
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Walking

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Experience the vibrant and colourful Bo Kaap District in Cape Town on this walking tour. Discover the history of this area and its people, who are descendants of Malaysian slaves and Indonesian political prisoners. Walk through the streets, visit landmarks such as the Atlas Spice Market and Owaal Masjid, and learn about the culture and traditions of this unique community.

  • Peek at the distinctive houses in the area sporting various hues and colours
  • Visit the Atlas Spice Market and the oldest mosque in South Africa
  • Walk Around The Colourful Bo Kaap District expand_more
    • The Bo Kaap district in the mother city of Cape Town, South Africa, is one of the most colourful experiences the country has to offer. Previously dubbed the Cape Malay Quarter, the area is now known as "Bo Kaap" after its people, who are descendants of Malaysian slaves and Indonesian political prisoners brought to the Cape by the Dutch East Indies Company during the 17 century. 
    • The tour will kick off from Wales Street in front of the oldest business in the area, Rocksole. From here, we will walk around to the Atlas Spice Market and circuit through the colourful Chiappni Street and Bismillah restaurant. 
    • We will also see the Owaal Masjid, which was the first house and mosque in South Africa. 
    • Finally, we will finish our experience at one of the eight mosques in the small area. Throughout the tour, the guide will regale you with stories about the history of these places and ensure that your tour is rich, informative, and unforgettable.
What's Included
  • English-speaking guide
What's Excluded
  • Tip to the guide
  • Personal expenses
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From


USD 35 / person

Total number of people (Minimum: 2 , Maximum: 10)

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