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Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The 4 hour Soweto bike tour was really excellent. Cycling was a great way to experience Soweto. Our guide, Ziggy, was informative, insightful and fun. She is so passionate about her home. The tour was enlightening and sobering, especially at the hector peterson memorial. We...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

oh my goodness!!! this 4 hour tuk tuk tour was amazing!!! being a south african i was a little nervous to travel to soweto but i must say i was stupid to not have done it sooner!!! we experienced soweto for what it is. no...More

Thank Bavisha
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

On recommendation of a friend I booked a four hour bicycle tour through the Soweto neighborhood provided by the hostel. They organize various types of tours - shorter bike rides, tuktuk tours for those who cannot make such distances and walking tours - see their...More

Thank dashanedho
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We arrived at Lebo's in the evening after a 14 hour flight. It was very relaxed and we were made to feel welcome and safe. We wished we had the energy to participate in the Friday evening BBQ and campfire but we went straight to...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Everyone has heard of Soweto, time to actually meet the neighbourhood and to debunk some myths and preconceived idees. Lebo's offer great local meals and several activities to explore Soweto and its inhabitants, learn about its history, etc. Definitely a must do for anyone staying...More

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Free Parking
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31 December 2016|
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Response from Pam-travelfan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would contact the company. From what I understand they will rent more tuk tuks for a large group. Hope you get to go. It is fantastic!
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uma4235
16 July 2015|
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Response from Stewart A | Reviewed this property |
While we stayed there, Lebo's allowed guests with a car to park inside the locked gate at night! Also, Lebo is community leader and everyone respects him (and his guests) by extension. You will be safe the whole time you... More
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22 January 2015|
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Response from Wet C | Reviewed this property |
Being on the walking tour of Soweto with Chico as a guide, and having the chance to meet Sowetan's and learn about life in Soweto was a privilege. I hope their tuk-tuk tour is as good. We have just started our trip but this... More
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