Join us for a ride through the vibrant community of Khayelitsha. You`ll be immersed in the lifestyle, history and heritage of this fast growing township. Our amazing local guides Ayanda and Buntu will pick you up from your accommodation in a local mini taxi, a once in a lifetime experience and the most common mode of transport for many South Africans. There will be an opportunity to engage with locals and local entrepreneurs and visit some entrepreneurial hot spots. Our guides will share with you their vision of Khayelitsha's potential. After spending the morning with Ayanda and Buntu you will be inspired to be a better human.
Local Guide - Local Guides Ayanda and Buntu
Food - Local snack
Drinks - Water - Bottled Water
Transportation - Round Trip - From accommodation in a local mini taxi
Bicycle & Safety Helmet
What's Not Included
Any additional food or drinks
Things You Should Know
Participants must be physically able to cycle and should have no known health issues.
We'll be visiting the Khayelitsha Township.
Clothing - you don't have to wear athletic clothing to participate but make sure you are comfortable and will be able to ride a bike in what you are wearing
You must bring a backpack to carry your belongings
This is weather dependent - if its too windy/rainy we will do the tour via a minivan
Positive Impact - Bring any already read books/children's books and we'll donate it to the local library project, Tembisa Ratanga. We'll make a stop at the library along the journey.
Our business culture is all about constantly changing and impacting our community. Our triple bottom line is inclusivity, collaboration and sustainable growth. At ABCD our goal is to craft and create experiences and products that will help people bridge the cultural, social and communication gap between us. ABCD Concepts is co-founded and co-managed by Buntu Matole and Ayanda Cuba.
Minimum To Operate
Deadline To Book
48 hours prior to the start of the experience
Frequently Asked Questions
It is really rare that you will have the opportunity to see another person's reality of life firsthand. It is even more rare that you are invited in and educated on the challenges that face those communities.
I cannot over-express how powerful an experience like this is, though it feels simple. Understand the advantages that you have been afforded. Identify with someone who has lived a vastly different life than you have. Challenge yourself and connect.
The bike ride with Ayanda was fun and insightful. The first half of this experience is a walk through the informal settlements of TR-section, Khayelitsha with a local resident, Apiwe. You will learn about the people who make up the formal and informal settlements of this township and how you can best support them and their initiatives. (Make sure to bring sunblock!)