Township tours - Be a local for a day

Tours Culture & history Transfers Entry tickets Culinary & nightlife Reseller exclusions Sightseeing Tours Meet the Locals Cruises & boat tours Music activities History & heritage Food & drinks Shows & musicals Public Transport Medium-risk activities Township Tours

Immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of Kwano, where vibrant people and the rich culture await! Discover the spirit of Ubuntu and experience the authentic urban lifestyle of the Xhosa people.

Highlights

  • Authentic experience into the local culture & daily life of the community
  • Community led providing perspective & insider knowledge
  • Cultural immersion and engage with local customs, traditions and history
  • Supporting entrepreneur's and small businesses and the local economy
  • Raw and unfiltered showcasing the unvarnished reality of life.

Description

Come take a tour with us and visit the vibrant community of KwaNokuthula, Plettenberg Bay in South Africa, and experience our Kwano Lifestyle Day Tour! This immersive tour offers a unique glimpse into the daily lives of the locals, showcasing the rich culture and traditions of the Xhosa people. During the week, we'll hop on a local taxi and visit a local creche, where the children will enchant us with songs in their native language. Their bright smiles and joyful voices will leave you captivated and inspired. On weekends, we'll take a stroll through the bustling streets of Kwano, where the sounds of the Xhosa language fill the air. Listen closely and you might just pick up a few of the 15 distinct clicks that are a hallmark of this beautiful language! Next, we'll visit Siya's dreadlock salon, where he'll regale us with stories and share the significance of natural hair in Xhosa culture. You might even be tempted to try a new hairstyle! Afterward, we'll stop by the local spaza shop, a hub of community activity where locals purchase their daily essentials, including loose cigarettes (known as 'draws')and boxes of Lion matches. As we continue our journey, it's time to quench your thirst at the lively tavern, where you can sample local beers and mingle with the friendly locals. Finally, we'll end our tour at Mila's where the warmth and hospitality of the community will leave you feeling the true spirit of Ubuntu (humanity towards others). Join us on this unforgettable Kwano Lifestyle Day Tour and experience the vibrant culture, rich traditions, and warm hospitality of KwaNokuthula, Plettenberg Bay. Let us share our community's story with you, and take home memories that will last a lifetime!

Includes

Enjoy a personal guided tour with one of our local guides Drive in our local taxi Stop at Siya's Dreadlock Salon Visit the local creche during the week, on weekends we walk the streets and feel the Ubuntu of the Xhosa people Visit the local spaza shop for a loose drew and box of lion matches We will stop at the Tavern for a drink to quench your thirst Tour ends at Mila's kitchen and your welcome to stay for lunch.

Important Information

  • Some venues may not be available over weekends like the Creche, but the streets are vibrant on weekends Our tours are for a minimum of two guests Guests are advised to bring small change for donations to people if they take pictures of them and for purchasing small arts and crafts in support of small businesses Please note that lunch is not included, but Mila's is happy to welcome you for lunch.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Directions

Book Nearby Accommodation

View Larger Map

Gallery

Book Now!

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Garden Route.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share your own Guide to Garden Route with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Garden Route is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Garden Route

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Garden Route