Local Tour Options
There are a wide variety of options of things to do in Cape Town
Wow Cape Town[edit | edit source]
Wikimania 2018 has partnered with Wow Cape Town Tours to provide some exciting tour options for Wikimania attendees.
You may find more information about each tour below and book directly at the link provided.
Cape Town City / Table Mountain/Robben Island: Full Day From US$80 (approximately R1080 ZAR/€68 EUR)
Cape Peninsula / Cape Point Tour: Full Day From US$80 (approximately R1080 ZAR/€68 EUR)
Cape Whale Route / Hermanus Tour, From US$140 (approximately R1890 ZAR/€119 EUR)
Cape Winelands Tour : Full Day,From US$80 (approximately R1080 ZAR/€68 EUR)
Cape Wildlife Safari Tour,From US$240 (approximately R3240 ZAR/€204 EUR)
WikiMania Ubuntu Township Tour[edit | edit source]
Cape Town has a deep cultural and political history. Group up with other attendees for a tour that will include District 6, visiting a traditional healer and an overview of Cape Town from apartheid and post-apartheid. The tour includes a guide, transportation and all entrance fees. Please go to their Booking Pageto learn more and to book your tour.
R550.00/PERSON ($41.00/EURO 35.00)
WikiMania Ubuntu Indigenous South African Food Dining Experience[edit | edit source]
Experience traditional South African and African food with a modern twist. In this tour you will be taken to a local restaurant owned in the oldest township in South Africa owned by a mother and daughter team. You will enjoy delicacies fit for both meat eaters and vegans like samp in potato puree, braised kudu shanks, ostrich stroganoff, amongst other ubuntu-licious dishes. Tour includes a guide and transport to and from the Cape Sun Southern Sun.
Departure Time: 12:00 PM, Arrival Time: 2:00 PM
Departure Time: 6:00 PM, Arrival Time: 8:30 PM
R550/Person ($41/EURO 35)
DAILY until the 25th of July, 2018
Please go to the BOOKING PAGE to learn more and book.
Other options[edit | edit source]
The conference venue is closely situated to the Red Hop-on Hop-off main bus stop on Long Street, just . The Red Bus network has 30 stops which can take visitors to over 50 sites across Cape Town. It is a great way to visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens or the penguins in Simon's Town. See the map on the right for the location of the bus stop. Tickets can be bought there.
Another option is to take one of the two different free walking tours. The tour guides meet at Greenmarket Square which is just down the road (on Burg Street) from the main conference venue. The walking tours depart at 10:30, 11:00, 14:00, and 16:20. The information on the free walking tours offered by Love Cape Town can be found here and information on the Green Umbrella free walking tours can be found here.