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Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I took a 3 hour bicycle tour through Soweto with two awesome guides, both from Soweto. Don't be deterred, this is an amazing trip! I didn't once feel unsafe or threatened as a lot of people may expect. Everyone we came into contact with was...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We did the 2 hour bike tour of Soweto with Lebo's - it was just fantastic.Our guides were well informed, thoroughly professional and great fun! They told us about the history of Soweto and brought us around a few neighbourhoods including the hostels area (which...More

Thank dreaming12
Response from Manager_Malepa, Manager at Lebo's Soweto BackpackersResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you! We are so happy that your visit with us in Soweto became a highlight of your trip in South Africa. Great to hear you enjoyed touring by bicycle and that our guides did a great job - we will spread your words to...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We did a bicycle tour with our 2 chidren (5&7 yearq old) and we have been impressed by the atmosphere, the story and the spirit of that township. Our guide Lunda is born for that. Warm welcome, smile, crystal clear explanations, the complete team was...More

Thank Bastigoal69
Response from Manager_Malepa, Manager at Lebo's Soweto BackpackersResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you so much for such a great review! So happy you enjoyed the tour with your little ones, we will pass on your words to the guide and the entire team - Happy to be part of your great travel memories :) All the...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Lebo's backpacker tours offer 2,4,8hr bike tours of Soweto. I went for the middle distance which started at 10am and spans the middle of the day so even in First week of May it was warm and sunny. MY THOUGHTS... In a nutshell, I loved...More

1  Thank Jeremy L
Response from Manager_Malepa, Manager at Lebo's Soweto BackpackersResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Jeremy - A huge and humble THANK YOU for your detailed review! It means so much for us to get these types of reflections from our guests. We do these tours every day - and our guides cycle many tours every week, sometimes we...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

The rooms are always clean. The beds could be a little bigger and it can get a bit hot in summer. Now that that's out of the way let me tell you about Lebos! Fantastic community spirit. The surrounding area would almost be nothing without...More

Thank tomgarble
Response from Manager_Malepa, Manager at Lebo's Soweto BackpackersResponded 4 May 2017

Wow - thank you for this great review. Great to hear you been at our hostel a few times over the past years, and so happy to hear that you see improvements and that you are happy with our awesome team of staff :) Thank...More

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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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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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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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