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Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour

Get to know the history and landmarks of Johannesburg, also known as the City of Gold, in a full-day tour. Visit Soweto, the hometown of Nelson Mandela, as well as a full city tour and a visit to the Apartheid Museum. All entrance fees, lunch, snacks, and bottled water included. Pickup and drop-off at your Johannesburg hotel.
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  • 7 Hours Approximate
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Johannesburg Highlights: Guided Day Tour

Explore South Africa's most famous township on this full-day guided tour of Soweto from Johannesburg. Enjoy a personal experience of how vibrant and lively Soweto from your guide, who was born and raised in the township.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Rhino & Lion Park

The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is home to three of Africa’s Big Five—lion, white rhino, and cape buffalo—and is less than an hour’s drive from Johannesburg. This tour maximizes your chance of animal sightings with a guided visit, so look out for cheetah, wild dog, antelope, and hippos, as well as crocodiles and cape vulture.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Half Day Lion Park tour

Visit the Lion Park outside of Johannesburg without the hassle of renting a car. This guided tour includes round-trip transportation from your Johannesburg hotel and admission to the Lion Park, where you can explore at your leisure to see more than 85 lions and other animals such as wild dogs, hyenas, and cheetahs. Take a 1-hour safari drive to see the animals, then enjoy a stop at Cub World, where you will learn about baby lions and their challenges surviving in the wild.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Safaris

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Kruger National Park One Day Safari from Johannesburg

Spend about 3 hours viewing game while on a private safari at Kruger National Park during this 16-hour day trip from Johannesburg. Your game drive includes possible spotting of the Big Five: lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos. You'll find a picnic spot for lunch provided by your registered guide, with round-trip hotel transport also included.
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  • 16 hours
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  • 16 hours
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Pilanesberg Game Reserve Safari and Sun City Day Trip

Go on a game drive at Pilanesberg Nature Reserve to look for Africa’s ‘Big Five,’ then head for the famous Sun City resort to relax and enjoy the pools, casinos, and cultural village. This combination covers the best of two different tourist attractions in one day trip from Johannesburg.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours

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3 Days Kruger National Park Safari and Blyde River Canyon

Bring your safari dream to life with this incredible 3 days /2 night Kruger national Park safari adventure. Enjoy a comfortable air conditioned chalet / bungalow or cottage,  with ensuite bathroom and OPEN VEHICLE SAFARI game drives. End your days off with a delicious South African Dinner under The African Starlit sky.You will leave Johannesburg at 6:30 am for a 4 to 5  hours drive to Kruger. You will be dropped off at Johannesburg hotel or Airport around 4 pm the last day of the tour... (should you need to get back to Johannesburg/Nelspruit earlier than 4 pm, we'll try to make that happen)
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days
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Pretoria, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour from Johannesburg

Take a deep dive into South Africa's history on this multi-stop tour that includes Soweto, Johannesburg, and Pretoria. With a guide in the lead and round-trip transportation provided, this ambitious tour examining the history of apartheid in South Africa is made stress-free. Learn about the Great Trek through a visit to the Voortrekker Museum, see the Union Buildings, the Apartheid Museum in Soweto, and the Mandela Bridge. Along the way, your guide will provide sensitive, in-depth commentary about the country's history and culture.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Soweto & Johannesburg Half Day Tour

Combine a comprehensive tour of Johannesburg with an educational visit to Soweto Township in a single tour. This half-day excursion allows you to check many of the must-see area landmarks off your list, including the Hector Pieterson Museum, the Apartheid Museum, and Constitution Hill. Along the way, you'll enjoy insightful commentary from your guide.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Full-Day Cradle of Human Kind Tour from Johannesburg

Explore the Cradle of Human Kind, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this full-day tour from Johannesburg. Learn about where the human race started and see fossils that date back to the beginning of humans' time on earth.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

Get to know South Africa’s biggest city on a full-day tour that covers all the highlights of Johannesburg and Soweto. Take in the views from the Top of Africa, learn about the city’s history as you visit Constitutional Hill and the Apartheid Museum, then follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela in Soweto, with a tour of the Nelson Mandela House, Hector Pieterson Museum, and Freedom Square.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Johannesburg Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour

The Apartheid Museum is one of South Africa’s most important history museums, offering a harrowing insight into the rise and fall of the apartheid regime. On this tour, combine a visit to the Apartheid Museum with a tour of the Soweto township, the former home of Nelson Mandela. Discover the township’s troubled history and rich cultural heritage as you stroll down Vilikazi Street, learn about the Youth Uprising in 1976 at the Hector Pieterson Museum and visit the Nelson Mandela House Museum.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Multi-day Tours

Kruger National Park Safari with Overnight Camping or Tented Accommodation

The gigantic Kruger National Park is one of the best places in South Africa to see the Big Five. On this overnight tour, maximize your chance of spotting them all with two guided game drives in an open or closed safari vehicle (depending on option selected). After a thrilling day of wildlife watching, tuck into dinner around the campfire and sleep in a tent beneath the stars.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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Cradle of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a fascinating paleoanthropological site, home to an estimated 40% of the world's known human-ancestor fossils. On this tour, take a journey through the history of humankind with a visit to Sterkfontein Caves, where the Homo Neledi Fossils were discovered, followed by a guided tour of the Maropeng Visitors Center, including an indoor boat ride.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Bus & Minivan Tours

Soweto Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Discover one of Johannesburg's most energetic and fascinating townships on a half-day visit to Soweto. Set out on a coach bus or minivan for a guided sightseeing tour of an area known for its rich political history and vibrant trendsetting culture. Witness the disparities between rich and poor while learning about how the township came to be and its fight against apartheid. Take in sights like the Mandela House Museum, where the former South African president once lived, and the once-residence of Nobel peace prize winner Desmond Tutu.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes

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lesedi Cultural Village

Get a whole new perspective on South African culture on this guided tour from Johannesburg that takes you to the Lesedi Cultural Village. There, you will learn about the different peoples, tribes, and cultures that make up the nation. You'll also see some traditional dancing and enjoy an included lunch or dinner.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Kruger National Park Day Tour from Johannesburg

Get the full safari experience in just one day on this tour to Kruger National Park from Johannesburg. Perfect for those short on time or who don't have the budget for a multi-day safari, this day trip gives travelers three hours in the national park and the opportunity to seek out Africa's elusive Big 5. Breakfast, lunch, and round-trip transportation are included, so you can focus on the experience instead of trip logistics.
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  • 15 hours
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  • 15 hours
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Multi-day Tours

Kruger National Park Safari with Overnight Chalet or Lodge Accommodation

Spend the night in a comfortable chalet in Kruger National Park on this 2-day safari from Johannesberg. With a guide, drive through the park looking for the Big Five and spend the evening around the campfire. Overnight accommodation, all ground transportation, meals and activities per itinerary included.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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PRETORIA CITY TOUR & LION PARK TOUR

Combine a highlight-centered visit to Pretoria with a stop at the Lion Park on this full-day tour from Johannesburg. With a guide providing commentary, and all transportation included during a carefully curated itinerary, you can just sit back and enjoy. Get a comprehensive tour of Pretoria's landmarks such as the Union Building, Church Square, Kruger House, and others. Then head for the Lion Park to embark on a 4x4 game drive to see cheetahs, wild dogs, and lions; learn about their biology and behavior through guided commentary.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Bus & Minivan Tours

Johannesburg Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Get a look at the best of Johannesburg during a half-day luxury coach tour. Travel in comfort as you see the main attractions in the city, including the Westcliff views, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Constitution Hill, and more. Enjoy spectacular views of Johannesburg from the lofty heights of the viewing deck of the Carlton Center skyscraper.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

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Lion Park Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

Visit Lion Park from Johannesburg or Pretoria without the hassle of renting a car on this day tour. With all the details arranged in advance and round-trip transportation, you can focus on enjoying the experience of seeing cheetah, lion, leopard, and African wild dogs. A guide will provide engaging commentary on the animals behavior, biology, and conservation status.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Pretoria City Day Tour from Johannesburg

Get a comprehensive city tour of Pretoria in just a half-day, hitting all the highlights and landmarks with a guide in the lead. With round-trip transportation from Johannesburg included, there's no need to rent a car or puzzle over directions. Listen to engaging commentary on the city's history, culture, and architecture while visiting attractions such as the Union Buildings, Voortrekker Monument, Church Square, and the Paul Kruger Museum.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

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Johannesburg Tour: Cycle Soweto with a Local Guide

Explore the highlights of Johannesburg with a two-part tour, seeing the main attractions of the city in the morning followed by a bike tour of Soweto in the afternoon.Please note: the cycling portion of this tour will be about two hours. The full duration time of the tour is to cover pick-ups and drop-offs, as well as pre-cycle preparation time.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours

Safaris

Buyela e-Africa , Full day safari tour in the Pilanesburg Big 5 nature reserve

Enjoy a scenic trip to the Pilanesberg Nature reserve, situated in South African bushveld. Experience a private Safari with opportunities of sighting the Big 5, numerous species of birds, reptiles and other wonderful wildlife on game drives, before and after lunch at a fine restaurant in the reserve.About Pilanesberg • Described by geologists as the Pilanesberg Alkine Ring Complex, the Pilanesberg is very old and one of only 3 alkine volcanos in the world • The formation of Pilanesberg occurred 2000 million years agoIncluded in this tour • A full time FGASA and DEAT registered and qualified Guide will be with you throughout the tour • Lunch is included • A bottle of water will be provided • Entrance and Conservation fee • Pickup and drop off, from hotel or O.R. Thambo International Airport
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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