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Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

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“bike tour”(50 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend and I join the 10am 2 hour bike ride. it was an awesome experience. getting close to the locals on a different level rather than watching them through a car window. Despite the sudden heavy rainfall that lasted maybe 20 mins or so...More

Thank Jasica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trip is very well run and guided. The guide was great. Soweto is large and very diverse. Some parts are decidedly middle class. Some are areas of great poverty. The bike tour gives you a great perspective on the nature of the city and...More

Thank ceshorey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely stay, wonderful experience, cycle tour is expensive and over priced on its own but when you combine it with a stay at the backpackers hostel it is great value for money and well worth it. Staff and environment is very welcoming and Soweto bike...More

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Thank Lee R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff and community are outstanding. I loved my stay and accommodation. I enjoyed the people and how generous everyone was with their time. All staff members were patient and kind. Soweto is a beautiful township. Go visit!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is remarkable. You may feel uncomfortable initially ( as I did ) but the mood is friendly and all the staff are wonderful. I was overlooking the lights of Soweto and singing Happy Birthday to an 18 year old staff member a mere...More

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31 December 2016|
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Response from Pam-travelfan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would contact the company. From what I understand they will rent more tuk tuks for a large group. Hope you get to go. It is fantastic!
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uma4235
16 July 2015|
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Response from Stewart A | Reviewed this property |
While we stayed there, Lebo's allowed guests with a car to park inside the locked gate at night! Also, Lebo is community leader and everyone respects him (and his guests) by extension. You will be safe the whole time you... More
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22 January 2015|
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Response from Wet C | Reviewed this property |
Being on the walking tour of Soweto with Chico as a guide, and having the chance to meet Sowetan's and learn about life in Soweto was a privilege. I hope their tuk-tuk tour is as good. We have just started our trip but this... More
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