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Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed for one night and did the four hour cycling tour. I did not regret it. The staff are incredibly friendly and the opportunity you get to experience the area with locals is unparalleled. I felt safe and welcomed - the whole set up...More

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Response from Manager_Malepa, Manager at Lebo's Soweto BackpackersResponded 6 February 2017

Hi Kayleigh, Thank you so much for giving us this great review. We are however very sorry regarding the airport pick up and not sure what could have happened, as we organise drivers to all locations around Johannesburg for our guests, we are relieved that...More

Reviewed 3 December 2016

I planned to stay one night at Lebo's in Soweto but ended up staying two (and would have loved to stay even longer). Lebo's lovely staff make this backpackers a very special place, and the bike tour with Linda was one of the highlights of...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Lebo's Backpackers is one of the best places we visited during our stay in South Africa. Integrated in the local community, this place provides plenty of opportunities to truly interact with locals. The crew is wonderful, friendly, helpful and makes you feel very welcome. We...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Really cool way to see Soweto! We were picked up at our hotel and brought to Soweto where we met Linda, our guide for the day. Linda is a native of Soweto and was so knowledgable - we learned a ton throughout the 4 hour...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I took the four-hour tuk-tuk tour, and it was great. The right mix of entertaining and informative, seeing both the modern condition of Soweto as well as its history, hope and heartbreak. Our guide was fantastic and knew a lot about the various communities of...More

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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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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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