Join Juma Mkwela for a 90 minute experience to discover some of the most creative art in africa. The area of Woodstock, home to the famous Old Biscuit Mill is filled with artistic beauty on every corner. Explore the amazing street art, murals and galleries with your local guide who are experts all of the pieces you’ll explore. 


Learn about the people, history and the newfound problems of gentrification alongside observing the artwork and trying the local food at the home of your host. Engage with the local people and see how the murals brighten up Woodstock on your amazing 90 minute tour.

The majority of the art on display in the streets of Woodstock has some type of transformative message, from nature conservation to social justice, and general upliftment of the community, its social commentary that is often provocative. The array of work is as vast and diverse as the artists that created them, both local and international, young and old, unknown and world-famous, who have come to put their mark on the walls of Woodstock.


It’s hard to imagine that in the middle of the 19th Century, Woodstock, the semi-industrial area on the outskirts of Cape Town’s CBD, was once a seaside resort comparable to Brighton in the UK. However, in the years that followed, Woodstock became increasingly industrialised, especially after the substantial land reclamations in the 1950s that robbed the suburb of its beach. With the coming and going of industry, crime started creeping into the area with the area a definite no-go zone for tourists and even locals.

However, since the early 1990s Woodstock has undergone a gradual urban renewal process, especially in the last decade or so. These days Woodstock is undoubtedly the creative hub of the Mother City, with factories making way for artist studios, furniture showrooms and creative agencies occupying much of the area, and hip and trendy coffee shops and eateries lining its streets.

IMPORTANT: This experience is normally R350 but is included in your SMARTPASS, see the prices for all Passes HERE.

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Woodstock Exchange, 66 Albert Road, Woodstock Cape Town


+27 73 400 4064