Stellenbosch: Guided Historical Walking Tour

4.5 / 5

20 reviews

Stellenbosch: Guided Historical Walking Tour

From $13.07 per person

Explore the quaint and historic beauty of Stellenbosch. Wander down the roads of a town founded in the 17th century. Learn of the devastating fires that nearly wiped the town out in the 18th century.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Amble the shaded avenues of history Stellenbosch with an expert local guide
  • Admire the historic buildings along the village green
  • Take in the charm of a town riddled with history
Full description
Explore the “village of the oaks" with its shady oak avenues bordered by the water furrows of the Mill Stream. Admire the charm and harmony of the Cape Dutch Architecture and listen to tales about the colorful inhabitants across the four centuries of the town’s existence. Discover where Simon van der Stel, the town’s colonial founder, set up camp on the Eerste River, and where the river got its name. Perhaps you'll meet an angel at the "Angel Factory," or a ghost in the graveyard of the ”Moederkerk.” Amble The Braak, or village green, with its historical buildings surrounding it on 3 sides, and Dorp Street, the oldest residential street in South Africa. Learn about the famous graduates of Stellenbosch University, who include prime ministers and sportsmen alike. Over the course of the 1.5-hour tour, gain local insights into one of South Africa’s most historic towns.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Transportation to or from starting location
  • Personal expenses
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

47 Church St, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, 7599. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Alcohol and drugs
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    5.0/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5
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