What you'll do
We will meet at Lookout Hill for a quick welcoming. From there we will jump on a local bus and head toward the installation that we curated featuring stories and images of former gang members and inmates. You will experience what it's like to be in prison cell and after, we will go to eat our own local pizza.
Wandisile is a social entrepreneur who was born and raised in Khayelitsha. He seeks to create positive change in the community and is dedicated to community growth. The tours are meant to show the beauty and development in the community. Wandisile has been a registered tour guide for more than five years.
About the organisation
18 Gangster Museum
18 Gangster Museum is a museum with the single-minded purpose of turning children in poor communities away from gangs. 18GM is an installation that tells the story of the negative choices a person makes that lead them to gang life and prison. Inside the Museum is a cell where an ex-offender and gang member will volunteer to tell his story of his life in order to help others make different choices.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to 18 Gangster Museum.
Our locally made Magarita Pizza !!
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Where you'll be
Start at Lookout Hill for an overview & history of Khayelitsha. We will pass by a coffee shop and Khayelitsha Mall. We then will get a local taxi to the museum while getting insights about the township culture. At the installation, you will learn about gang life and experience what it is like to be in prison. The last stop is our own local pizzeria.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. This is a powerful experience that creates an opportunity to access the inaccessible. That means time in a small and closed space is the core of the experience of the day. You must be able to be in this space…
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
A hat is recommended Comfortable shoes are recommended