If you like walking tours with quirky facts, hidden corners and a few surprises, this meander along Wellington’s streets is the tour for you.

Enjoy a free downloadable audio tour that allow you to explore Wellington’s Heritage Trail at your own pace by downloading the Voicemap mobile app for a self-guided heritage tour featuring wagon makers, wine pioneers and female educators, who played an integral role in the town’s history.

An experienced virtual tour guide provides entertaining commentary on the historic attractions and cultural diversity that makes the town and its people come to life. The voice guide is available free of charge in Afrikaans, English and German.

With the VoiceMap tour, you can now have all your questions answered as you walk. Experiencing the delightful history behind many of Wellington’s most exceptional landmarks on Android or Apple and download the Wellington Heritage Trail (Wagonmakers, winemakers and women educators) in the comfort of your home, grabbing a pair of earphones, and going for a walk. The app is used offline, to save on data and roaming costs.

Download the free audio Voicemap Tour here 

To use the Voicemap App:

  1. Install VoiceMap from the Apple App Store or Google Play
  2. Enable Location Access to find nearby tours and use GPS autoplay, please give VoiceMap access to your location.
  3. Create an account (link to your Facebook or email account)
  4. On the Explore page on the right-hand side you will see search, please search Cape Winelands and select the option.
  5. Select Wellington Heritage Trail: Wagonmakers, Winemakers and Women Educators.
  6. Once downloaded, go to the starting point of your tour, pop in your headphones and hit start, then take the tour. Remember to stop when directed to and continue walking when told to. This way you can take the tour as a listener would. The stops are there to alleviate the high word count, so it’s necessary to stop when told to.

Tips: Download the tour before you go, charge your device and bring headphones.