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Taste of Africa

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9 Banbury Street - Westdene Gauteng 2192 South Africa, Soweto 2191, South Africa
+27 82 565 2520
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Small stay in Soweto

Just one day to visit Soweto and stay in a local house: a really great experience! Different from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
H4235
Perhaps is was sleep deprivation!

We had just flown overnight from the UK so I was sleep deprived, my wife less so. I had really... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
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Taste of Africa, responsible travel, involved in creating interaction with the locals, driven by Radical Economic Transformation in the tourism sector. We will do no zoo-like visits, our of respect to the local people. Nothing is standard, we allow the visitors interest to dictate. Where possible, we do not link different client groups, giving the visitor the comfort os a private visit.
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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9 Banbury Street - Westdene Gauteng 2192 South Africa, Soweto 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just one day to visit Soweto and stay in a local house: a really great experience! Different from turistic tour.

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, your home family really appreciate your visit, Hope you visit again one day. Cedric 7 Nettie

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had just flown overnight from the UK so I was sleep deprived, my wife less so. I had really looked forward to the trip to Soweto to see the real life there. In truth, I am afraid I was disappointed. Cedric was passionate but...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you, appreciated your comment. In general Nettie and I would not offer the our product for a guest flying in at 07:05, and needing to be in Pretoria by 14:00, it does not give the time required to get involved. We normally start in...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Great guides: sincere enthusiastic and respectful. I really enjoyed the visit to Soweto and I was offered a ride to and back the township.

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you, your review is appreciated, from Taste of Africa. Cedric

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

My girlfriend and I spent a day in Soweto alone with Cedric. What an amazing experience this was ! Cedric never stopped talking, giving explanations about the recent history of South Africa and Soweto. Walking through this township with him and even talking with some...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thank you for your review, it is greatly appreciated. I love the opportunity to talk to people about our heritage. Keep well. Cedric

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Having heard about Soweto in the news growing up in the 80s I was initially hesitant to visit, but so glad we did. What a change a couple of decades has made, there is an optimism and entrepreneurship in the people that is moving a...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for the review, much appreciated, the optimism is bubbling. Regards Cedric

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

During my visit of South of Africa, I was a little bit anxious how I will see Soweto due to the lot of stories abou security issues. So I decided to go with Cedric, owner of Taste of Africa. It was amazing tour! So different...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for the review, the Taste of Africa team appreciate your review. Cedric & Nettie

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We combined a home-stay in Soweto, including the Soweto tour, and one week on the road with Cedric and Nettie. The tour was well-organized and as we moved from one village to the other through amazing landscapes, we got to know a lot about South...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks, appreciated. Nettie sends regards.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

I brought 16 students from the United States for a two week cultural immersion tour, including Soweto, Apartheid museum, a traditional village in KZN, St Lucia, Kruger, and finally Afrikaans-speaking Pretoria. Cedric and Nettie did an amazing job liaising with local communities, building relationships, educating...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you, appreciate your visit, and in particular the review. Cedric & Nettie

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

It will be difficult to forget our last day in South Africa as it gave us the possibility to see the other face of the moon. Particularly give our thanks to our wonderful guide who made it possible for us to walk Soweto’s streets as...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for the review, both Caroline and Patricia were 'over the moon' with the family visit. Cedric & Nettie

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Cedric picked us up an drove us to Soweto for a day with Stanley...our local guide from Orlando East. We spent the day walking the streets of this unforgettable neighborhood. Stanley made us feel comfortable and even taught us proper greetings in Zulu before heading...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for the review, much appreciated, sorry about the delay, but only just introduced to TripAdvisor, thanks for your visit. Cedric & Nettie

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My apology for not answering your question a year back, I have only just been introduced to TripAdvisor management structure. Sorry, Cedric
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