Cape town, South Africa
Explore the creative hub of Cape Town - Woodstock and Salt River
Have lunch in a local’s home
Get ready for an unforgettable journey through the dynamic world of street art in Salt River. Join us on an adventure where every corner is a canvas, and every mural tells a story. From breathtaking murals to thought-provoking public art, Salt River’s Street art showcases a wide range of artistic styles and techniques, revealing a world of color and creativity.
Here, you will uncover some of the over 150 murals created in the area from 2017 to the present day. These artworks resonate with the community, speaking to significant figures, history, and messages of solidarity with the broader world.
You'll also gain insights into the local community, the neighborhood's history, its rich culture, and the presence of indigenous gardens.
The tour takes approximately 90 minutes, winding through the industrial and business section of Salt River before leading into the residential area, where most of the public art is situated.
To wrap up this enriching journey, you will have the chance to share a meal at the home of a local resident. This intimate culinary experience offers a taste of authentic South African hospitality, bringing your exploration of Salt River's culture full circle.
Who is this experience good for
Perfect for anyone passionate about history, art, and culture and interested in giving back to local communities.
Meet Our Local Host
Nadja Agherdine is a local resident, qualified street art tour guide and the vice chairperson for the Salt River Heritage Society. Our host is passionate about sharing the cultural and artistic treasures of Salt River with you.
Your lunch stop will be with Naz, a Salt River resident who runs her own catering business and is a pillar with her involvement in charity work in the community.
11:00 AM: Meet at the Old Biscuit Mill start time
Start walking tour of Woodstock and Salt River
Meet local artists and learn about their work
12:30 PM End tour at Naz's home for a South African snack and lunch
2:00 PM: Tour ends
Local family style lunch (all dietaries are catered for)
Positive impact - Donation to St Anne's Home
What's not Included
Transportation: You will need to Uber to the start point
Positive Impact Donations: You can donate cash, children's or women's clothing if you wish
Know Before You Go
Minimum Needed: 2 people
Maximum Capacity: 10 people
Booking Deadline: 7 days before start date
Weather Dependent: No
Difficulty Level: Easy - Walking around the suburbs
Special Clothing Required: Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses as we will be outside most of the morning.
Special Dietary Restrictions: Naz caters for all dietary requirements, please inform the city team when booking.
Extra Cash: If you would like to purchase any fresh fruit and veg at The Salt River market. Gratuities are welcomed. No obligation, did you enjoy Yes. No that's ok
Ground Transportation: No transportation included, starting point is short Uber ride away
Additional Information: You can donate cash, children's clothing, or women's clothing if you wish
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.
fREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Nadia is amazing and super informative! I really enjoyed my afternoon with her. If you are interested in the local culture and street art, this tour is great for you. Naz also welcomed us into her home with a fantastic meal. It was a great afternoon!
This was such an interesting tour of a very unique neighborhood in Cape Town. Then we got to eat the most amazing lunch in a local home + we got to take home the leftovers which will feed me for a week!