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I Love Cape Town Tours

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Address: 297 Beach Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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+27 21 439 1778
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I have been a tourist guide in Cape Town for 13 years. In 2008 I was chosen...

I have been a tourist guide in Cape Town for 13 years. In 2008 I was chosen as the Wanderlust magazine international tourist guide of the year. Tourguiding is a wonderful occupation to me. I simply love to exude my passion for my city and the Garden Route to my visitors. Please join me in my wonderful city so as to find out why I love Cape Town as well as the beautiful Garden Route.

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No better way to see & learn about Cape Town!

When I was 12, and the new South Africa was even younger, Selwyn toured my family and I in and around Cape Town for a week. We stayed at the Waterfront, toured the winelands... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 August 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

When I was 12, and the new South Africa was even younger, Selwyn toured my family and I in and around Cape Town for a week. We stayed at the Waterfront, toured the winelands, visited Kayamandi township, and went on the Garden Route .... my 8-year-old brother and I had the time of our lives, as did our parents. Today,... More 

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Lev23, Thank you for your unbelieveable review. It really is great to know that somehow or other touring has helped so much with someones education of what is today her passion. Thank you thank you. Selwyn. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

As we were planning our trip to Cape Town, South Africa, severel of our friends e-mailed & told us of their guide, Selwyn Davidowitz & said "don't miss spending time with Selwyn". I e-mailed & got a reply telling us about him,but more important he wanted to know about us & out likes. We were traveling with our 33 yr... More 

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Margie and Ed, Thanks for your wonderful review. I am so happy that you enjoyed the journey with me as your tourguide. I enjoyed your company as much as you seemingly enjoyed mine. HUGE THANKS from Cape Town. Selwyn More 

Winchester, Virginia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2012

I first contacted Selwyn when planning a family trip to South Africa a couple of years ago. That trip fell through, but he had been so helpful during my initial enquiry that I immediately contacted him when my son decided to spend a semester studying in Cape Town. Even before I decided to visit and book a touring day with... More 

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Carol, Thank you for the great honest review. You have no idea how enjoyable it was for me to not only spend time with you but also so much time with Josh. Oh it was such a pleasure all round that I have difficulty in finding words to decsribe how much I enjoyed showing you both around my wonderful city.... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012

I contacted "I love Cape Town" tours based on the reviews I found on TripAdvisor and once again the reviewers didn't let me down. I was a solo traveler trying to fit 5 free days to visit Cape Town right after a work trip to South Africa.Selwyn responded very promptly to my email and planned the whole week of activities... More 

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Jasmin. Thanks for the great review. Your presence in Cape Town was a very special for me as you brought so much extra to our tour together. You have no idea how much I gained and learned from you. I can just hope that you learnt equivalently from me. I really hope that you will return to my city with... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

Selwyn Davidowitz's 2-day tour was beyond any expectation we could have had because of his passion for Cape Town, his vast knowledge of history, and his compassion for the children of Kayamandi. Rain didn't put a damper on our tour, because Selwyn booked us with a Malay cook whose delicious food was a bonus to the day. A must see.... More 

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Honey and David, Thanks for your very kind and generous review. Honey how could I even think of forgetting the presence that you created on your own as well as with your genial camera techniques while we travelled together in Cape Town. The best picture (you know what I am talking of) is probably the most wonderful one I have... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2012

Our guide Selwyn Davidowitz from I Love Cape Town Tours made our visit to Cape Town a terrific experience. He was both knowledgeable and charming. His experience and humor made our trip a delight.

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Harriet and Larry, Thank you for the kind review of your Cape Town journey. I am so sorry that we could not spend more time together in Cape Town but alas health issues are health issues and in this regard my timing was not that great. Even so I valued your presence highly while we travelled together and I honestly... More 

Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2012

professional and energetic company ! We chose to do the township tour and met so many wonderful people - the children are a blessing !

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Arad, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

It was amazing to be there, to see the old lighthouse, to get up there on walking, after I cross the beautiful road on the coast close to the ocean, knowing that those two ocean are mixing there, that great peace and quite on the top and the feeling that you are indeed 'winds at millenniums cross'. The bell vue... More 

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2011

If you wish to visit a township whilst staying in Cape Town then Selwyn Davidowitz is the person to take you there. We discovered Selwyn from an article in the Wanderlust Travel Magazine highlighting the undiscovered Cape Town and its hidden gems. When we looked at his website, www.ilovecapetown.com we were impressed by the way he referred to taking tourists... More 

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ILoveCapeTown, Manager at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

John and Liz, Thank you for the great and very honest review. Yes our time together in Cape Town and especially Kayamandi was indeed very, very, very, special. That is because the two of you are such special people. To show you around my city was a doddle as you were so easy going and wonderful people to have at... More 

Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2011

What an unforgettable journey around Cape Town. This is the best "tour" we've ever been on - anywhere. I say "tour" because it never felt like a typical tour, more like traveling with a family friend. We got much more than we bargained for - from Kayamandi to Chapman's Peak, we fell in love with it. We appreciated Selwyn's knowledge... More 

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ILoveCapeTown, Owner at I Love Cape Town Tours, responded to this review

Tracy and Mark, Thanks for your wonderful review. Much appreciated. I certainly sensed that you were enjoying our journey togeher while in Cape Town but now your response on Tripadvisor has just put the rubber stamp on all. For me it was as good to be in your company as you seemed to be in mine. I loved showing you... More 

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