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Footsteps to Freedom Tours

Lobby Taj Hotel, corner Wale St and St George's Mall, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 83 452 1112
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Very informative tours

We did 3 tours with Garth's company. A walking tour focused on the Jewish experience in Cape Town... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2015
Edh54
via mobile
Absolute Best Tour Guide.

We expected a standard guided tour of Cape Town and have received a comprehensive five hundred year... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2015
Pavel K
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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 Africa's dramatic past. Stories of Dutch and British colonial rule, slavery and apartheid, and finally our peaceful transition to a real democracy.We gather before 10h30 (Mon-Sat) in the lobby of the Taj Cape Town Hotel, located in centre of Cape Town's cultural and historic precinct. At 10h30 the 2½ hr walking tour starts from the steps of the Bishop Robert Gray Memorial, adjacent Taj Cape Town hotel.
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Lobby Taj Hotel, corner Wale St and St George's Mall, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 83 452 1112

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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We did 3 tours with Garth's company. A walking tour focused on the Jewish experience in Cape Town hosted by Ivor, the Footsteps to Freedom walking tour led by Karin and a walking township tour of Langa. All of the guides were professional and well...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

We expected a standard guided tour of Cape Town and have received a comprehensive five hundred year history of South Africa, Cape Town and how it relates to the US and European timeline. After this very enlightened summary of a true history buff Garth Angus,...More

Thank Pavel K
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

We were there, my husband, Jim, a white American and I'm Malaysian Chinese. Very inspiring and informative your by Ivor. I did not know and it wasn't taught in school that the Indonesians from Java especially were enslaved by the Dutch and brought to Cape...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2015

Storytelling at its best. The history of Cape Town told with heart and soul while it is seen and felt during a walk through Cape Town.

1  Thank Bente S
Reviewed 5 February 2015

This was an excellent walking tour, hosted/guided by Hans. Hans has both lived through the many changes to Cape Town for +/- 50 years and also has a strong grasp of historical context of the city on the prevailing world stage. The combination of these...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

After arriving late at night into Cape Town, this tour was our first activity the next day. A fantastic orientation and history lesson about The Mother City. An easy walk and very informative guide.

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Reviewed 16 January 2015

We had Dr. Ivor Shaskolsky for our walking tour. We were extremely impressed with his expertise on Cape Town and it's history, no question was unanswered. The walking tour took us around the Cape Town and he pointed out special land marks and told us...More

1  Thank craigeelinks
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Walking tour of historic Cape Town with Hans a most knowledgeable, informative and pleasant guide. A great way to spend a couple of hours and a must do for all the insights into the history, economics and culture of this city

1  Thank Rick H
Reviewed 10 January 2015

The best city tour we have ever done! Very detailed explained history and political background of the city from past to present. A must in Cape town!!!!! Do it!

2  Thank Mark Peter S
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We took a full day tour of Cape Town with Garth. He broke down the history, culture and people of South African into four periods so that we could clearly understand the complex dynamics of the country. Garth was knowledgeable, friendly and answered our many...More

1  Thank WolfieNYC
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