Responsible Tourism

Bites and Sites Food Tours is committed to applying Responsible Tourism practices on economic, social and environmental levels. We are constantly striving to improve on all fronts.


  • Diverse team in terms of ethnicity and age
  • Offering guests fresh, local, seasonal produce
  • Partnering with family-run businesses / small enterprises
  • Supporting local artists and crafters on our tours and connecting them to our guests
  • Paying fair prices for goods and services
  • Linkages with other small, local businesses to pool skills and resources




  • Identifying community projects for improvements, e.g. the crèche we visit in Kayamandi
  • Being sensitive to acceptable activities and group sizes when visiting our communities
  • Encouraging guests to interact with local people and learn about local culture and traditions
  • Educating visitors about cultural heritage in town, e.g. history, architecture, outdoor art



  • Supporting eateries who source food and beverages locally
  • Featuring tour partners who actively try to reduce carbon footprint e.g. through recycling
  • Focus on walking tours with minimal environmental impact