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Markets of Warwick Tour is a 2.5 hours walking tour through the 9 informal markets in Warwick Junction. Warwick Junction lies on the edge of the Durban's inner-city and is the primary public transport interchange in the city. On an average day the...more
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127 Johannes Nkosi Street | NGO Asiye eTafuleni Unit 111 Business Incubation Building, SEDA eThekwini, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

I had mixed expectations of this tour, hearing so much about the area, that it's not safe etc. from locals. Forget about that. I didn't feel unsafe at all, there is always a security guard with you to ensure no one gets lost or approached....More

4  Thank sarpmas
Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2015

Thank you for writing the review and your visit to the Markets is appreciated. We are thrilled that you found the area safe and welcoming. We are looking forward to hosting you again in the future. From the Markets of Warwick Tour Team.

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Reviewed 29 June 2015

I had mixed expectations of this tour, hearing so much about the area, that it's not safe etc. from locals. Forget about that. I didn't feel unsafe at all, there is always a security guard with you to ensure no one gets lost or approached....More

4  Thank sarpmas
Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2015

Thank you for writing the review and your visit to the Markets is appreciated. We are thrilled that you found the area safe and welcoming. We are looking forward to hosting you again in the future. From the Markets of Warwick Tour Team.

Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Awesome experience observing the hustle and bustle of the markets. The tour was well run, informative and an eye opening outing to say the least.

2  Thank Philippa H
Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2015

Thank you for writing the review and sharing your photos. We are glad that you enjoyed the experience, looking forwarding to hosting you again in the future. Regards, the Markets of Warwick Tour Team.

Reviewed 6 March 2015

My aunt (a KZN local) saw a write-up about this in the newspaper, and told me about it on my visit to SA. We emailed Phumzile at 6:00 p.m. on a Tuesday with little hope that we'd be able to go on a tour the...More

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Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Thank you MelanieCs_theWorld for writing us this wonderful and positive review and sharing your photos. We appreciate your visiting the markets through our tour and are pleased you are happy with our service. We are looking forward to your visiting us again in the future....More

Reviewed 18 February 2015

Thembalihle Nyawo was an accommodating and informative guide. There was no fuss, no hassles, no pressure and never did we feel unsafe. The exposure to the markets around the Warwick road area of Durban was fascinating, interesting and gave one some insight into the underbelly...More

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Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Dear porchw, it was a pleasure to have you visiting the markets in Warwick through our tour. We are pleased you enjoyed it and find it informative. We are looking forward to your visiting us again in the future. Best regards, Phumzile

Reviewed 2 February 2015

Noisy, smelling, crowded and thoroughly fascinating. Warwick market is the heart of Durban's commuter routes and is bustling activity at all hours of the day. The traditional healer area is a bit of a challenge to the senses so if you are a bit squeamish,...More

Thank Larissa K
Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Dear Larissa K, it was our pleasure to have you visiting the Warwick markets through our tour. We are happy you had a pleasant experience. We are looking forward to your visiting us again in the future. Best regards, Phumzile

Reviewed 11 January 2015

Unfortunately downtown Durban is not very accessible for tourists: it has a bad image and apart from a couple of nice colonial buildings (the townhall!) it is very ugly. That's why it's such a great idea to book a private tour over the markets of...More

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Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015

We are very happy that you were able to experience the Durban inner city through our tour of the Warwick markets. We note your concerns about our guide. We shall address this and make sure we improve our service. We are looking forward to your...More

Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

The perfect way to see Durban's markets-- this tour was eye-opening and unforgettable. Driving into the city, my husband and I spotted the market area and wanted to visit, but we are so glad we took a tour instead of navigating on our own. Our...More

Thank Julia D
Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015

We are happy that you had an opportunity to visit the Warwick markets through our tour. We appreciate your positive and encouraging words. We are looking forward to your visiting us again in the future. Best regards, Phumzile

Reviewed 15 December 2014

The markets are very interesting and it was nice to be given a tour through them. However, the information the guide was sharing was more focused on the politics of the market than the culture, the history of the markets, who the people are that...More

Thank jsylvan
Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015

Thank you for visiting our us and writing us a review. We note your concerns about the information that we shared during the tour, this helps us improve the tour. We are looking forward to your visiting us again in the near future. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 17 November 2014

Wow, what can I say..... This was the most fantastic tour, our guide, Thabelihle was brilliant, patient and well informed, our "security" Eric, was caring and patient and willing to give further information if asked. The Herb Market was my favourite, and the Bovine and...More

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Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015

Thank you for visiting the Markets of Warwick Tour and writing us a review. We are looking forward to your visiting us again in the near future. Best regards, Phumzile

Reviewed 24 August 2014

What a wonderful experience! From the meeting of the wonderful tour guide and the two fantastic security guards who were amazing at watching each of us...even those laggers who were so engrossed in photographing everything or buying from the traders, they never let one person...More

Thank Margi J
Phumzie1818, Manager at Markets of Warwick Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2014

Thank you for visiting the Markets of Warwick Tour. We are very happy that you had a pleasant experience and are recommending it to other locals. We are looking forward to your visiting us again in the near future. Best regards, Phumzile

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Dear Gwen, Thank you for your message and your interest in visiting our City of Durban. We are happy to organize you a tour of the Markets in Warwick Junction and also a guide be available for you for the day. Please send... More
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