Walk Details

See the colorful houses, smell the spices of the East, hear the mosques calling for prayer, let the Cape Malay food tempt your taste buds and get a feel of what else to do in Cape Town

We might even show you a hidden place to get a local beer
The tour is around one and a half hours long. The highlights usually are:

  • Long Street – hear about the party street of Cape Town
  • Auwal Masjeed – the oldest mosque in Cape Town founded by “Tuan Guru” himself

  • The old tailors house

  • The Doctors house where it all started with the different colored houses

  • Biesmiellah Malay Restaurant and also Cape Malay food

  • The Atlas Spice Trading Centre – where you can smell the spices of the east and maybe do some shopping

  • Chiappini Street – arguably the most beautiful street in town – where the cameras start clicking

  • Bree Street – Long Street for grown-ups?!

  • Green Market Square

Meeting Point: GREEN MARKET SQUARE – on the corner of Burg Street and Shortmarket Street


Time of the Walk: 14:00, 1.5 hours

Availability:  365 days a year

Languages spoken: English

Maximum People: 30

Approximate Cost: Tips appreciated! Our job is to give you the best, most informative and entertaining tour of Cape Town regardless of your budget. The concept is simple: We give you a great tour and at the end you decide how much it was worth to you.

Note: Our Hippisaurus may not be professional tour guides. They are your friendly neighbors who love to show their town to guests out of their own will.

This friendly tour is led by our Hippisaurus Manni, Paul, Rico, Stian who loves to share their passion and love for the city with travelers.


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    • Your booking is confirmed only after receiving confirmation email from Hippisaurus. Maximum person allowed is 30.