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La Gu Gu Township Tour
TOUR DESCRIPTION

Visit Cape Town’s first and oldest township, Langa, and neighbouring townships Gugulethu and Khayelitsha. A small group tour in a South African Mini Bus taxi, guided by a local resident guide.
The tour includes an african traditional beer tasting, a driveby Mzoli's, the home of Brenda Fassie and many more.

One of the most interesting parts of Cape Town are the Townships. A legacy and reminder of the Apartheid system these suburbs are now full of growth. Immerse yourself in Cape Town's apartheid-era history on this half-day tour that includes visits to District Six, Langa, Gugulethu and Khayelitsha including the Gangster Museum. Learn about apartheid and its legacy in Cape Town through our local resident guide's entertaining commentary.

Travel in a traditional minibus taxi
Led by passionate local guide
Visit Langa, Gugulethu & Khayelitsha
Gangster Museum in Khayelitsha
Visit District 6
Important Information
Departure Days

Daily

Tour starts

Meeting points:
10h00 from the V&A Waterfront Tour office, outside the Two Oceans Aquarium
10h10 from the CBD Tour office, located at 81 Long Street

Tour ends

Tour returns to V&A Waterfront (Stop 1) at approximately 13H15/30

Duration

3 hours

Included

- Passionate local resident guide
- Fully guided and escorted tour through Langa, Gugulethu and Khayelitsha
- Gangster Museum

Not included

Meals

Cancellation

Refundable cancellation up to 24hrs before departure. Please note an R10 admin fee per ticket cancelled is applicable.

HIGHLIGHTS
MORE INFORMATION

  • Discover Langa, Gugulethu and Khayelitsha, three historical townships
  • Interact with local residents and understand their way of life

History

The Urban Areas Act was passed in 1923 as a way of forcing black and coloured Africans to take up residence in allocated areas. Langa and Gugulethu are two such areas. Langa was opened in 1927 as a residence for those who were removed from Ndabeni near Maitland. Close to Langa, Gugulethu was established in 1958 to accommodate the overflow from Langa township, as well as migrant workers from the Eastern Cape. The township’s population quickly grew to over 27,000 by 1963. Today, both Langa and Gugulethu continue to be vibrant communities of Cape Town.

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