Enjoy Free Tours by Foot | 365 DAYS A YEAR | All tours run on tips alone and start from Greenmarket Square (except the V&A Waterfront Tour) | Look out for our GREEN UMBRELLAS |

No booking needed – we will be there | All tours work on tips alone | All tours 90 minutes

About The Tours

All tours run on tips alone and start from Greenmarket Square (except the V&A Waterfront Tour) Look out for our green umbrellas.

Starting Times Tour
11:00am Historic City Tour & Apartheid to Freedom Tour
2:00pm Bo-Kaap Tour & Apartheid to Freedom Tour
4:20pm Historic City Tour & Bo-Kaap Tour
11:00am, 2:00pm & 4:15pm Waterfront Tour
(starts from City Sightseeing Office by the Aquarium)

*School Classes and other groups of more than ten people please contact us and book in advance

Historic City Tour

Twice a day from Green Market Square

Starts at   11:00am   4:20 pm

Our Cape Town tour of the heroes and villains of colonialism, drama and harmony and a great deal of personal insight in living and being a real Capetonian. Get introduced to the different era’s of Cape Towns and South Africa’s history and some of the people who shaped it.

Highlights usually are Company’s Garden - The oldest living citizen in Cape Town - The Parliament and the old president's house – Green Market Square – The Castle of Good Hope – The most spoiled citizens of Cape Town – The Slave Lodge

Experience a Historical Tour in Cape Town
Experience a Bo-Kaap Tour in Cape Town

Bo-Kaap Walking Tour

Twice a day from Green Market Square

Starts at   2:00pm   4:20pm

See the colourful houses, smell the spices of the East, hear the mosques calling for prayer, let the Cape Malay food tempt your taste buds and get a feel of what else to do in Cape Town. On the way there we might even show you a hidden place to get a local beer...

Highlights usually are The oldest Mosque “Auwal Masjeed” – “Tuan Guru” himself – The old Tailors House – The different coloured houses – Biesmiellah Cape Malay Restaurant – The Atlas Spice Trading Centre – smell the spices of the east – The beautiful Chiappini Street – Passing through Long Street and Bree Street.

Apartheid to Freedom Tour

Twice a day from Green Market Square

Starts at   11:00am   2.00pm

‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.’ George Santayana. 
Get introduced to the history of apartheid in Cape Town and the places related to 
it. Hear about the apartheid laws and the consequences they had. Hear about the struggle for freedom and what happened the day Mandela was released.

Highlights usually are St Georges Cathedral and Desmond Tutu – The Cape High Court and the “apartheid benches” – A stop by District Six – Mandela's first speech as a free man.

Experience the Apartheid to Freedom Tour

V&A Waterfront Tour

Three times a day from the City Sightseeing office by the Aquarium

Starts at 11.00am, 2.00 pm and 4.15 pm

Smell the ocean, hear the seagulls and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Cape Town Mountains as we hear what one of Africa’s most popular hubs have to offer in terms of landmarks, events and quirky stories from past and present.

Highlights usually are The Marina - Breakwater Prison - Time Ball Tower - Amphitheatre - Table Mountain Frame - Clock Tower - Cape Agulhas Vessel - Penny Ferry - Nobel Square - Robinson Dry Dock - Current events - The Comedy Club - The Watershed

(This tour is run in cooperation with our friends from City Sightseeing Cape Town)

Our Guides

About Us

Our mission is to make Cape Town walkable for everyone – It’s as simple as that. That is why our tours are fun and light and run on tips alone. We think everyone regardless of their budget should experience #freetourscapetown.

Our Friends

Cape Town Tourism - Cape Town Free Walking Tours
City Sightseeing Cape Town - Cape Town Free Walking Tours
Baz Bus Tour - Cape Town Free Walking Tours
Copenhagen Free Walking Tours - Cape Town Free Walking Tours
SAYTC - Cape Town Free Walking Tours

Contact Us or book a private tour

Phone: 076 636 9007 Int: +27 76 636 9007
Upon request we can arrange private tours. These can be tailored to suit your specific interests and time requirements. Simply complete the form below or contact us at capetownguides@gmail.com

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