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Footsteps to Freedom Tours


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The Footsteps to Freedom walking tour of the historic heart of Cape Town tells the story of Cape Town and its people. We use streets, buildings, monuments, memorials and the passing street-scene as props develop a story of Cape Town and South...more
Lobby Taj Hotel, corner Wale St and St George's Mall, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 83 452 1112
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A superb, private Footsteps to Freedom Waking Tour in central Capetown, with an excellent, highly-knowledgable, and very friendly guide, Ivor Shaskolsky. Our guide explained the history and development of Capetown as we strolled through the center of the city and he pointed out numerous places...More

Thank BobbyThomson
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We had a wonderful tour with Ivor. He is knowledgeable, personable, professional, and friendly. We learned so much about Cape Town and its history with all that he told us and showed us throughout the city. We had such a good experience that I encouraged...More

Thank arc612
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Ivor took our family (2 adults and 15 year and 17 year old sons) on this great tour. A very inspiring guide with a lot of knowledge. He was able to enthuse everyone. Enormous added value for visiting this awkward city.

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this walking tour with Ivor very much and learned a lot about Cape Towns history. I highly recommend anyone visiting Cape Town to go on this tour.

Thank 364love2travel
Reviewed 17 June 2018

So often we read about our destination before we arrive. Garth helps you understand that there is so much more to this African nation than can be gleaned from a brief synopsis. He begins the tour with a discussion of how the migration to this...More

Thank SJN1217
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Garth is one of the most knowlegable guides one could wish for. He explains the history and evolution of SA brilliantly. He is a patient teacher - and makes the statues and buildings come alive as you pass them.

Thank Shlomo B
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Ivor is the consummate professional, whose warm personality and intimate knowledge of South Africa’s history provided us with a comprehensive picture of where South Africa in particular Cape Town. Its’ rich history, comes to life as we strolled through the heart of the city. From...More

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Garth A, Owner at Footsteps to Freedom Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Ahh .. I can just imagine the smile on Ivor's face when he sees this review. Ivor has the advantage that he has lived through much of the story we tell on our tour, he has the benefit of personal stories, and wisdom that comes...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed spending the afternoon with Garth. He is extremely knowledgeable and has a great cadence and eloquence in how he recounts the intricate history of his country. We highly recommend this tour!

Thank Geraldine H
Reviewed 19 December 2017

A wonderfully interesting and informative tour, you must do as a brilliant introduction to Cape Town & SA history. A lovely mix of history and location, well delivers by Ivor.

Thank Mac097
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Highly recommend this tour. Ivor was an extremely knowledgeable and intelligent guide who provided facts and opinions about the history of Cape Town. He truly enjoys his job and enjoys sharing the city he loves

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