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Explore The Sites From The Apartheid Era On This 2.5-Hour Private Tour
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Museum

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Embark on a tour that takes you back to the beginnings of the apartheid era in South Africa, starting from District 6, where a racially mixed community used to reside before being forcibly removed. Visit the District 6 Museum, the Castle of Good Hope, the location where Nelson Mandela gave his first democratic speech after his release from prison and the Apartheid Benches. 

  • Visit the District 6 Museum and the Castle of Good Hope
  • Go to the spot where Nelson Mandela gave his first democratic speech
  • Stroll through the streets of Bo Kaap
  • Visit Sites From The Apartheid Era expand_more
    • Step back in time to when the Apartheid system started in South Africa (1948), when different groups of people were separated based on their race. 
    • We start our tour in an area called District 6, where people of all races used to live before they were forcibly removed by the government of that time. Here, we will visit the District 6 Museum, where we will see the remaining debris of the area formally lived by this mixed-race community. 
    • From there, we will visit the Castle Of Good Hope, the oldest colonial building in South Africa, constructed by the Dutch settlers to protect themselves against the ships going to India and Europe, as well as from the primary inhabitant of this land, the Khoe-Khoe people.
    • Next, stop at the parade where Nelson Mandela gave his very first democratic speech after coming out of prison on 11 February 1990. Then, they moved on to the Slave Lodge, where slaves from Malaysia, India, China, and other places were accommodated so they could work on the farm and become soldiers and other hard labourers.
    • Our next stop will be at the Apartheid Benches. These benches show us how a black person could not sit on the same bench as a white person when waiting for the bus. They are located at the very same place where the Apartheid laws were passed at that time.
    • We will end our tour at a place called the Bo Kaap. In 1834 when England declared the end of slavery in all of their colonies, some ex-slaves came to live in this area which later transformed into a tourist hotspot with an array of beautiful colourful houses.
What's Included
  • English-speaking guide
What's Excluded
  • Tip to the guide
  • Entrance fee, if any
  • 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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