My name is Hybré van Niekerk, a former Marketing Co-ordinator of Paarl Tourism and former Curator of Het Gesticht Museum. I am the proud owner of Paarl Historical Walk and Tours (PTY) LTD. Tour starts at Het Gesticht Museum, the fourth oldest church building in South Africa. Here visitors will receive a guided tour of this old slave church built in 1813. A Guided 1km walk of our beautiful Main Street, focusing on the history, architecture and hidden stories lying beneath these majestic manor houses and buildings. The tour takes about 2 to 2.5 hours; visitors should wear comfortable shoes and preferably a hat during summer. From November to March the tours will be conducted at 9am and 5pm. From April to October it will take place at 11am and 3pm. Tours will take place as per booking. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and a hat during summer – Mineral water to be provided.
I will also be offering private guided tours with my vehicle for up to 4 guests; larger groups can be accommodated as well. Here I will be focusing especially on the history of Paarl, including a cultural lunch and ending off with a wine tasting off course. Full day or half day tours can be booked 24hours in advance.
Minimum fee of R450 per Walking Tour
R150 per person 3 – 5 pax
R140 per person 6 – 10 pax
R130 per person 11+ pax
Minimum of 2 pax per tour R1275 pp
Additional individual R635 pp
Minimum of 2 pax per tour R1375 pp
Additional individual R 685 pp
Terms and Conditions # Over weekends bookings to be made on the Friday before 3pm. # Participants to be dropped off at Het Gesticht Museum and picked up at Paarl Information Office at the corner of Main and Auret Street or they can walk back to Het Gesticht with the tourist guide. #Group bookings of 11 and more require full payment beforehand.
Paarl Historical Walk And Tours (PTY) LTD
Provincial Tourist Guide Reg no: WC7700
Tel: +27(0)65 905 8197