Things To Do in Darling!Khwa ttu San Culture & Education Centre
Where? Grootwater Farm, R27, Yzerfontein, Cape West Coast, Western Cape.
When? Closed Mondays. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09h00 to 17h00. San guided tours at 10h00 and 16h00. The tours last approximately 3 hours.
How? Call +27 (0)22 492-2998
How much? Price on request
This fascinating insight into the culture, heritage, knowledge and modern-day life of the San of southern Africa can be explored when accompanying a group of qualified San guides, who will lead you through a truly exceptional experience.
During a three-hour tour the San will demonstrate their skills, share their ancient knowledge about oral history, tracking animals, identifying edible and medicinal plants with you. They will also teach you words in some of their languages and enlighten you about recent achievements in obtaining their rights to land and intellectual property. The tour includes both a ride on an open vehicle and a walks through !Khwa ttu’s breathtaking landscape, a visit to the replica traditional San village, a session about San languages at the boma, a cultural display at the photo gallery and the screening of an ethnographic film at the audio-visual theatre.
The San-guided experience provides a unique opportunity for you to listen to accurate accounts of the past and present lives of the San.