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Vlakte on Foot

Learn about the tragic forced removals of the community of Die Vlakte that took place under the Apartheid government.

This informative tour tells the story of the decline of race relations in Stellenbosch in the 1940s, the reality of Apartheid laws and the forced removal of 3 700 people in Die Vlakte in 1964. The tour is led by local guides, who tell the stories of the many lives, schools, churches and businesses affected by this historical injustice. The route is circular and starts and ends at the Co-Create Hub.

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  • Co-Create Hub
  • Various sites of interest
  • Mosque
  • Various churches
  • Luckhoff School
  • Die Vlakte exhibition
  • Nelson Mandela Square/Stellenbosch Town Hall
  • Constitution installation

R450 per person

09h00 to 16h00
Mondays to Fridays

09h00 to 13h00
Duration: 2,5 hours

Co-create Hub
7 Victoria Street, Stellenbosch

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  • Registered tour guide
  • Parking
  • Restroom facilities

Special Instructions

  • Bring a sunhat and sunblock in the summer
  • Bring a raincoat, umbrella and plastic boots in winter


  • Transport to the venue – To arrange transport please click here.
  • Refreshments
  • Gratuity

Getting there

Visitors can drive to the starting point or a return transfer from the Visit Stellenbosch Tourism Centre (47 Church Street) can be booked here.

Group Size

2 – 12 people