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“Great experience with Mandy”

Imbizo Tours and Travel - Day Tours
Ranked #24 of 99 Tours in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We had a great trip with Mandy around Soweto - she is a knowledgeable, entertaining and informed tour guide. Very professionally run and well organised. She made the two children travelling with us feel very special.

Thank HarrietNim
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Mandy is a very special and lovely person. Her knowledge and experiences gave us a deeper view into the history and present of Soweto.
After that we had a great evening with new friends, some beers, African dance lessons and a lot of fun.

Thank Daniel8684
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

A friend of ours booked us for a half-day tour with Imbizo Tours, and we didn't really know what to expect. In the end we were very pleasantly surprised with Mandy doing an excellent job as a guide through Soweto. During the three hours we had available she took us to very different neighborhoods, Mandela's house and other locations where history was made. Mandy is very entertaining, funny, knowledgeable and has clear political opinions which she gladly shares. Therefore, spending time with Mandy means you do not receive your average city tour, but much rather a very interesting discussion with her during which the outsider will get a first true insight into life in Soweto. Clearly recommended!

Thank SAMGANTI
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Mandy spent 8 months in Ford Prison and despite this can still manage to smile at other people looking for the best in them. This takes more strength and bravery than most people have. I feel privileged to have spent the day with her. Her insight and humor are a priceless gift. If you find yourself in Johannesburg for a day or two take the time to have her show you HER city. You will not regret it. As to the negative reviews on here -- I really have to wonder who they spent time with because it was not the same person I had dinner with last night.

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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Mandy is so knowledgable and accomplished, this was such an incredible experience for all of us. We only had 2 days in Jo'burg so we did the half day city tour straight into the Soweto shabeen crawl - first stop was Mandy's friends' shabeen, full of folks ready to invite us in and talk politics and current events over beer and cider, we were enthralled and had to be pried out. Dinner was great and we ended the night dancing with locals, so much fun and everyone was so nice. Took the Soweto day tour the next day, including a mind blowing walk through Kliptown with a resident who kindly showed us his home. It was difficult to see a lot of it but everyone was so nice and we are so glad we had this opportunity.

1  Thank reneegilinger
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