Things To Do in Beaufort WestKaroo Cultural Tour by Donkey Cart
Where? African Kombi Tours, 25 Donkin Street, Beaufort West, Karoo, Western Cape
When? Please enquire.
How? Call +27 (0)72 235-1891 or +27 (0)23 415-3226
How much? Price on request
The Karoo is a key player in the history and heritage of the Western Cape and, indeed, of South Africa. As such, it is a wonderful place to explore and even visitors from other parts of the country are invited to learn more about local history.
A donkey cart is the traditional mode of transport in the Karoo and is, therefore, the perfect way to experience the countryside. The tour is conducted in comfortable carts that travel through the former black township of Kwa Mandlenkosi. The experienced tour guide grew up in this township, having been born here, so he tells of the life of these people from a very personal perspective.
Visitors are invited to be a part of the local Xhosa customs and cultures, to meet local business owners, to enjoy traditional beer at a shebeen and to dine at a local restaurant. There are arts and crafts on sale in the township, which make for very special keepsakes.