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 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.
WEAR Comfortable clothing
Professional Guide Fully air-conditioned vehicle transportation
Tour Guide’s Tip

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

Experience- The Largest Township in South Africa.
  • 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.

9.00 AM – 9.30 AM: Khayelitsha Craft Market

Enjoy art, design and performance.

9.30 AM – 10.00 AM: Lookout Hill View

Get a panoramic view of Kheyelitsha from Lookout Hill whilst learning history of the town from our local expert guides.

10.00 AM – 11.00 AM: Community Garden Projects

See or even land a helping hand with the gardening projects going around the town for disadvantaged women and children that helps them put food on the bread despite the huge township poverty challenges they face daily.

11.00 AM – 11.30 AM: Rands Club Visit

Experience how the locals drink and socialize at clubs.

11.30 AM – 12.00 AM: Braai/Local Cuisine

Get a taste of real African food.  You may try braai (barbecue) or even pap with meat.  There are many dishes to choose from which your taste buds will surely never forget.

12.00 PM – 12.30 PM: Return

Tour Reviews

June 28, 2019

Remmy went out his way to organize for us to not only meet the locals and hear about their stories but for us to also get involved in their community through their volunteer program

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