Welcome to Khayelitsha – meaning new home in Xhosa. Khayelitsha is the biggest township in Cape Town by population. It is home mainly to the Xhosa people from the Eastern Cape and also home to a very small coloured population.
Townships where or are still referred to as locations or lokasies in Afrikaans and also called “Kasie” in slang, which is a short version of “lokasie”.
Khayelitsha is known for its vibrancy and love of South African music. The year 2015 heralded the birth of Rands lifestyle space in Khayelitsha. It was officially launched in August 2015 and the vibe keeps on getting louder. A tour to Cape Town is not complete without a visit to Rands.
Rands Lifestyle is a place where you can come and chill spending your hard earned cash be it Rand, US dollars, Euro etc.
It’s a place where classy and trendy patrons meet. A place to see and be seen. A place where executives go loose, the fashionistas show off, food lovers lick their fingers and drinkers indulge in booze.
Come and serenade to the soothing sounds during the week and Friday to Sunday blows entertainment through the roof. You can dance till you drop and if you are not Capetonian come and familiarize yourself with the local “Vosho” dance.
Rands masters of dance, booze and food since its inception. Rands Lifestyle has proved to be a major entertainment hotspot in Africa with tourists from all four corners of the world flooding here every time they visit Cape Town.
Why should you be left behind? Come to the scintillating sounds in the heart of the township.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Cape Town or Your Hotel|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Morning Trip Option: 8:00 AM for 8:30 AM OR
Afternoon Trip Option: 1:00PM for 1:30PM.
|RETURN TIME||Morning Trip 12:30PM:
Afternoon Trip 17:30 PM.
Visit the townships maybe you can learn one of the local lingo like “Aweeh my bru” meaning greetings my brother.
8.30 AM – 9.00 AM: Kayelitsha
- Take a walk in Kayelitsha Township.
- Learn a bit of Xhosa for greeting the locals as you tour Kayelitsha.
- On Sunday morning visit local church for an African Worship experience.