Cape town, South Africa
Explore Kalk Bay - 2018 voted Forbes coolest neighbourhood
Learn about Kalk Bay history
Lunch at local eatery
Forbes ranked Kalk Bay as the coolest Neighbourhood in the World in 2018. The quaint streets and cafes are filled with foodie delights set between Victorian and Edwardian period buildings. The curio shops are filled with rare books, keepsakes, and fashionable items among bohemian style antiques.
Learn about the rich stories and history of Kalk Bay and the "Golden Mile" and how it has shaped the culture of South Africa. Follow the footsteps of a local cultural guide through the once thriving fishing village. While she shares tales of a pure and simple upbringing of many of the community as well as some legends of yesteryear. Learn more of the rich community and various cultural groups that lived in the area as well as get a feel and taste of the local food
Kalk Bay remained a mixed community of people from diverse backgrounds even during the Apartheid years. Even while apartheid was a law and prevalent , it did not affect their community due to the respect for each other despite colour creed. You will get a chance to explore the area before we head to an authentic local fish lunch experience.
You will get a chance to explore the area and take a dip in the Atlantic ocean, before enjoying a local sit down for lunch.
Who Is This Experience Good For
Anyone who is interested in the gastronomy of the destination they are visiting
Anyone passionate about history and culture
Meet Our Local Host
Carol Lawrence-de Magalhaes, a multicultural Capetonian.
A child of District Six who has travelled the world with a love for sharing the stories of Cape Town and its diverse communities.
Explore Dalebrook tidal pool: walk bare foot on the rocks in search the periwinkles
Visit the first surfing community in South Africa
Walk down the "Golden Mile" - the once thriving holiday community of diamond and gold mining magnets
Learn about the earliest South African Filipino community and their contribution to Kalk Bay
Visit the Harbour and learn how locals clean fish
Lunch - a stop at one of the local establishments for a fresh a la carte option
Transportation - Round Trip - Pick up and drop off at accommodation
What's Not Included
Alcoholic beverages/non alcoholic beverages
Know Before You Go
Weather Dependent: No
Difficulty Level: Easy
Special Clothing Required: Yes - take a towels and swimming costume
Special Dietary Restrictions: Yes - All dietary needs catered
Extra Cash: Needed for tipping / additional services