Bela-Bela Township Historic Tour

2 hr

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Group Tour

The tour provides travellers with authentic South African township experiences and vibes. During the tour travellers get to experience three modes of transportation namely; walking, taxi ride and donkey cart ride all in one.

NB:The term Township in South Africa refers to areas of predominantly black occupation, formerly officially designated for black occupation by apartheid legislation.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Buyskop Lodge, R101, Bela-Bela, 0480, South Africa

-Visit the government building where the township locals used to gather to watch TV when no one in the whole township owned a TV.
-Get to see the paraffin pump that provided the whole township with light and cooking energy when there was no electricity in the area.
-Take a taxi ride to hear about South Africa’s political icons who were born in the township and see where they lived.
-See the mountain that produced sandstone used to build a portion of the Union Buildings in Pretoria
-Hear about Mama Winnie Mandela’s visit to the township in 1986 and see the place she visited.
-Hear about the late Minister of Environmental Affairs (Edna Molewa) and see where she lived.
-Hear about the Deputy Minister of Communications (Pinky Kekana) and see where she...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Buyskop Lodge, R101, Bela-Bela, 0480, South Africa

-Visit the government building where the township locals used to gather to watch TV when no one in the whole township owned a TV.
-Get to see the paraffin pump that provided the whole township with light and cooking energy when there was no electricity in the area.
-Take a taxi ride to hear about South Africa’s political icons who were born in the township and see where they lived.
-See the mountain that produced sandstone used to build a portion of the Union Buildings in Pretoria
-Hear about Mama Winnie Mandela’s visit to the township in 1986 and see the place she visited.
-Hear about the late Minister of Environmental Affairs (Edna Molewa) and see where she lived.
-Hear about the Deputy Minister of Communications (Pinky Kekana) and see where she lived.
-Visit Mama Setati’s home for some home brewed African pineapple beer.
-See the first local shop to be established in township.
-See the first creche to be established in the township.
-See the first bar to be established in the township.
-See President Jacob Zuma’s informal settlement.
-Pass through President Nelson Mandela Village
-See the first RDP houses to be built after 1994.
-Get an opportunity to play indigenous games.
-Experience the magic of cultural dancers.
-Taste a delicious kasi (locally) cooked meal.
-Take a ride on the white-leather seats donkey cart.
-Interact with people as they go about their daily lives.
-New Developments and many more.

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Taxi Ride Fee
  • Locally prepared meal fee
  • African Beer Tasting fee
  • cultural performance fee
  • Donkey ride fee
Not Included
  • Hotel Pick up fee
Departure Point
1 Molotto St, Bela-Bela, 0480, South Africa

Traveler pickup is offered
Bela-Bela has a variety of hotels, guest houses, game lodges and resorts which are located at different parts of the area. Depending on where the guests are transport can be arranged on request or they can meet the guide at the starting point.

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 8/5/2019 - 2/28/2021
Monday:07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travellers who have a problem with walking.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.