Camissa Township & Gospel Tours

Camissa Township Tour and Robben Island Visit

Prices from R245 for kids and
R490 for adults. Ask for special offers
for CapeTownMagazine.com readers!
 
+27 (0)21 510 2646
www.gocamissa.co.za
ops@gocamissa.co.za
Camissa1
Camissa Travel & Marketing

Camissa Township Tour and Robben Island Visit

Embark on a cultural journey and experience the Mother City’s townships with Camissa

Ever wondered what life is like in Mzansis Lokshini (township location)? The Mother City’s very own, Camissa Travel & Marketing offers an opportunity to experience a full-day of cultural enlightenment, with an add-on tour combining of a half-day excursion to the townships of Langa, Gugulethu and Bonteheuwel, and ending off with a ferry trip to the world-famous Robben Island.

Participants are picked up from the Atlantic Seaboard, Waterfront or City Bowl between 08:30 and 09:00. The tour begins with a drive through District Six, the former residential area of over 60, 000 inhabitants who were forcibly removed as a result of the Apartheid regimes Group Areas Act in 1966.

The tour takes patrons on a historical journey from spaces first occupied by people of colour, to spaces they were forced to occupy. Although at first glance it may seem like a sombre time-travelling experience, this tour is anything but. Not only does the township tour focus on the people of the townships, their culture, traditions, norms and day-to-day customs, but Camissa township tours also offer insight into the ways in which South Africans have taken ownership of their lives, while refusing to be victims of circumstance.

Camissa township tours are intimate and interactive, giving visitors the opportunity to engage with the people of these culturally-rich areas.  All tours are conducted by “in-the-know” current or ex-township residents, who will be able to answer most (if not all) questions relating to the areas of Langa, Gugulethu and Bonteheuwel.

Finally, visitors end their afternoon off at the place of Nobel Laureate and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela’s, incarceration: Robben Island.

The Robben Island tour with Camissa includes a return ferry ride, a guided tour of the island, as well as a look inside the prison cell of Nelson Mandela. The afternoon ends off at the Nelson Mandela Gateway, at the V&A Waterfront.

BOOKING AND PRICING INFORMATION FOR THE TOWNSHIP TOUR AND ROBBEN ISLAND VISIT WITH CAMISSA

The full-day township tour combined with the Robben Island visit runs daily and will cost R840p/p for adults and R420p/p for youth between the ages of 2 and 12. CapeTownMagazine.com readers get a 10% discount. Simply mention us when booking your experience!

To book, contact Camissa on +27 (0)21 510 2646 or +27 (0)78 657 7788.

---

Wondering what else Camissa offers? Read about the company’s completely unique Sunday gospel experience township tour.

---

For regular updates on what’s happening in and around Cape Town, be sure to subscribe to our weekly newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Cape Town Events Calendar
February 2017
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28

Villains Ale House Logo 2Meet the Beer at Villain’s Ale House

Meet the various curators of craft beer at Villain’s Ale every Wednesday!

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery ...

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Lighthouse FestLighthouse Festival South Africa

Watch as Kommetjie gets lit at the Mother City’s very own Lighthouse Festival!

Ultra Music Festival South Africa Cape TownUltra South Africa

One of the world’s biggest EDM jams heads back to the Mother City in 2017!

Cape Town Gay Pride Festival 2013Cape Town Pride

Celebrate LGBTQI rights with another round of rainbow-coloured parades, parties ...

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special ...

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed ...

Wake Board Ultimate XUltimate X Festival

South Africa’s premier action sports festival tail-whips into Cape Town with ...

To Love or Not - 1To Love or Not to Love: A Street View

Delve into the reality of ‘street couples’

The Night HarvestThe Night Harvest BMX & MTB Competition ...

Catch all the big air action under the stars at this evening showdown

Camissa Township Tours Formal HousesCamissa Township Tour and Robben Island ...

Embark on a cultural journey and experience the Mother City’s townships with ...

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om ...

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and ...

Maynardville - 4Romeo and Juliet Ballet at Maynardville ...

In fair Maynardville…

Spur Winter Trail Run SeriesThe 2017 Spur Summer Trail Series®

Run wild and free this summer with this top-notch trail series

Cape Cobras 4Cape Cobras Momentum One Day Cup ...

See our boys in blue and yellow go up against several provincial teams in this ...

Slave descendantsMy Naam is Februarie - Identities ...

View a historically significant calendar and listen to audiobooks in ...

MonarkLive Summer Concerts at Vergenoegd Wine ...

Rock on dude!

Stellenbosch Wine Festival LOGOStellenbosch Wine Festival

Enjoy the fruits of the Cape Winelands at this annual three-day food and vino ...

MaynardvilleShakespeare in the Park at Maynardville ...

See Shakespeare’s well-known tale of passion, love and confusion, Twelfth ...

Rush glow in the dark dodge ballCosmic Rush at Rush Indoor Trampoline ...

Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline ...

I Love Big Bay Spring MarketI Love Big Bay Market

Put a spring in your step at this fabulous evening market

Find your spot#FindYourSpot with Place in the Sun ...

Col'Cacchio invites you all to come and try their custom designed pizzas and ...

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape ...

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars ...

Wine Flies Forgotten Route TourThe Forgotten Route Train Tour to ...

Take the road less travelled on a two-day adventure to the Klein Karoo

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield ...

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Sublime Live - 1Sublime Live at Asoka

Enjoy a little local flavour with Sublime Live

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe ...

Receive a FREE glass of bubbly with your beauty treatment every Friday at Cloud ...

Summertide Art Exhibition 2016Summertide Art Exhibition

Add a pop of culture into your summer with this exquisite exhibition

Strolla Restaurant and Bar in Sea PointPizza & Cocktails at Strolla Restaurant ...

Usher in the weekend with tasty nosh and dazzling concoctions at this new ...

Bye Cycle Peddling the Promenade Cycle Tour in Cape TownPeddling the Sea Point Promenade Tour ...

CapeTownMag readers get a special discount on Fridays when booking a trip on an ...

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.