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Immerse yourself in the tumultuous history of Soweto Township on this half-day tour from Johannesburg, which includes a visit to the Apartheid Museum. Learn about the historically black area and the struggles that occurred against apartheid there through your guide's insightful commentary as you travel; you'll learn a lot more on a guided tour than you would simply exploring on your own.
Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour
From $115.79 (Price varies by group size )
A good overview of Jo'burg
, Nov 2019
Nick was a great guide, who constantly was a fount of local knowledge and much experience. First off a drive through of dangerous Downtown Jo'burg, which was great as you always felt safe. Then to the 2010 World Cup Stadium, for a look outside. This was followed by an extensive visit to the Apartheid Museum, which was stunning, with Nick giving us plenty of time to see. Then onto a lunch in Soweto of a local buffet, with looks at Desmond Tutu's house and Nelson Mandela's house. Nick was such a good guide and very attentive to his clients. Great tour!
Firstly our guide Nick was excellent, he had live in Johannesburg most of his life and new everything about the city and surrounding areas, the tour of the main city was excellent and he pointed out areas with some detail on the history of how life used to be and what life is like now. Nick also took the time to guide us into the museum explaining the entrance and what we should expect.
Nick also took us around a number of different areas in Soweto explaining the culture of each one & how they have changed over the years, we also stopped for lunch in Soweto which was amazing.
One of the best guides we've had on a trip and one of the most insightful and though provoking tours we've done.
If you are visiting Johannesburg we would highly recommend you take the time to go on this 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.
Pilanesberg Game Reserve Guided Day Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria
From $161.39 (Price varies by group size )
, Sep 2019
Two days ago, my girlfriend and me did the Pilanesberg trip. It was absolutely breathtaking. We saw more then ten elephants (5 of them walked directly to our vehicle), about six giraffes, several hippos, a black rhino, two lions and umpteen of zebras, antelopes rare birds and even a jackal. Thys, our guide was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and always able to find places where animals can be found.
Explore Pilanesberg Game Reserve and search for Africa's "Big Five" on this safari tour from Pretoria or Johannesberg. With an experienced safari guide to help track and find the animals, learn about their biology and behavior through informative commentary and snap photos from the open-top vehicle. Stop for a picnic lunch near a watering hole where you're likely to see elephants resting and bathing. Pickup and drop-off at Pretoria or Johannesberg hotels included.
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.
Our Tours focus on the history and heritage sites of Soweto. We connect with locals in Kliptown, the first black residential area in Soweto. Guest's engage with locals in the informal settlement, Vaga-Sporo. We offer: Fathers of Soweto Tour, Hall of fame Tour and cover iconic landmarks that are vital to our history. We include surrounding areas: Eldorado Park, Colored community and Lenasia, Indian (Asian) community and explore the different cultures and food. We have young and vibrant guides that are born and bred in Soweto.
Kruger National Park 2 Days 1 Night Magical Safari from Johannesburg
From $511.57 (Price varies by group size )
Unforgettable experience in Kruger National Park
, Feb 2020
It is simply stunning. Trip arrangement and service break out my expectation. The guide is experience, professional and really put their feet in my shoes, they lead me through the jungle while sighting kinds of lovely African animals.
We only had 2 days in Johannesburg and we used it to see Kruger National Park. Our skilled guide searched out numerous animals, both big and small, making this an unforgetable experience. Our expert driver got us comfortably and safely to and from the hotel and Park, even making time to stop at a local farm to let us see the Rhino that remained elusive during our 2 game drives. We had a perfect trip!
The Kruger National Park is home to all of Africa’s Big Five—lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and buffalo—and an overnight tour offers a much better chance of spotting them all. On this tour, explore the park at sunrise and sunset when the animals are at their most active; enjoy incredible views on guided game drives; and spend a night at a hotel in Hazy View.
Enjoy some personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour of Soweto. Travel from Johannesburg CBD in a comfortable vehicle; no need to rent a car or fuss with directions. Highlights include Vilakazi Street , the Orlando Towers, Regina Mundi Church, Kliptown, the Hector Pieterson Museum, and others. The small group size means an intimate atmosphere and time to ask questions.
Explore the culture, history and traditions of Soweto on this private tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria. Spend half of a day venturing into one of the nation's most incredible towns. Visit Nelson Mandela's home, Vilakazi Street, the Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum and more. Choose to bungee jump (additional cost) or roll through the streets on two wheels with an optional bike tour (own expense). Round-trip transport and a friendly, professional guide makes this private tour hassle-free.
Explore the highlights of Pretoria during a tour from Johannesburg. Join a knowledgeable guide for a visit to one of South Africa’s capitals, often called ‘Jacaranda City’ for the profusion of lavender blossoms on its tree-lined streets each spring. Walk to Church Square to see where Nelson Mandela received a life sentence in 1964 and the nearby building where he became president of South Africa three decades later. Visit the famous Voortrekker Monument and the 19th-century home of Boer leader Paul Kruger.
If you’re a nature lover visiting Johannesburg then look no further than this half-day tour of Lion Park, which offers a hassle-free way to explore the natural expanse. Alongside your guide, you’ll observe lions, zebras, giraffes, gemsbok, and other animals while learning about the behavior and physiology of the animals. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off are included for added convenience.
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.
Personal interaction,Bungee Jumping Landmark of Orlando Cooling Towers,
Soccer stadiums,Mandela and Desmond Tutu at Vilakazi street both Nobel peace prize awardees,Elephant Houses
Hector Pieterson, Freedom Square, Roman Catholic Church aka Regina Mundi and learn of their impact to liberation movement
Just a 2-hour drive from Johannesburg, the Pillanesburg National Park offers stunning scenery and the chance to spot all of Africa’s Big Five (leopard, lion, elephant, rhino, and buffalo). On this tour, set out on a thrilling game drive by minivan or open safari vehicle (depending on tour option selected) and enjoy incredible photo opportunities.
One of two aerial cableways in South Africa.
The Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway takes you to the peak of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world.
World class food & beverage offerings both at the top of the mountain as well as the base station.
Child and family friendly.
Brilliant tour Brilliant guide. This tour I would do again it was a truly great tour packed full of info and insight. Our guide was BRILLIANT a local girl from Soweto and gave us a fascinating morning that was fun and educational....we met friends the next day and tried to replicate the tour for them (it was that good)
Get a comprehensive tour of vibrant, cosmopolitan Johannesburg on this 4-hour excursion with all transportation included. Traveling with a small group means you'll enjoy an intimate atmosphere and get chances to ask questions of your guide. Highlights include Constitutional Hill, the Carlton Center, Museum Africa, the African Medicine Market, and others.
Discover South Africa’s ancient history and cultural heritage as you visit two popular attractions in one day—the Lesedi Cultural Park and Sterkfontein Caves. Learn about the Xhosa, Zulu, Pedi, Basotho, and Ndebele tribes on a tour of the Lesedi Cultural Village, followed by a spectacular African dance and drumming performance. After lunch (own expense), visit the Sterkfontein Caves, part of the ‘Cradle of Humankind’, where some of South Africa’s UNESCO-listed hominid fossils have been found.
We came with a group of 6 as a side trip from a business trip to South Africa. I've been to almost 50 countries and had a number of experiences, but this was the best experience of my life. The safari was wonderful and we saw 40+ different animals, 4 of the big 5 (missed the rhino). We saw a lion make a kill right on the road. Our guide, Mandla, was fantastic and extremely knowledgeable. He customized the tour based on our desires. I'm coming back!
A 3-day safari in Kruger National Park offers the opportunity for game drives at different times of day, which allows the best chance for catching Africa's Big 5. Arranging accommodations and activities on your own for a multi-day trip may be difficult, but this tour takes care of all the details and leaves you free to focus on enjoying yourself. All transportation from Johannesburg eliminates the need to rent a car.
This tour allows visitors to walk side by side with African elephants on this guided stroll through the bush. With keepers accompanying you, learn about the biology, behavior, and conservation status of these large mammals. Lunch in the game park's lodge and a return drive through the Cradle of Humankind are included, as well as convenient pickup and drop-off in Guateng.
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.
Horseback Africa is situated on a private Game Park. On safari you will experience vast open spaces and pure unspoiled nature. We only take small groups on Safari, which ensures that all our guests get an exclusive experience. On horseback, one can come unbelievably close to wild animals.
NB: TAKE NOTE OF WEIGHT LIMIT OF 95 kg
Very memorable experience. I enjoyed the design of the Apartheid Museum, highly educational and inspiring. I also got the chance to visit Soweto township, meet and communicate with local people and kids, and have a street food which is remarkably tasty. All the tour guides are knowledgeable and dedicated. This tour is for culture lovers who seek interactions with the local community.
My tour was with Xplore Africa Travel & tours. I can't recall his name but he was very flexible with picking us up. The tour was one day, but we really got a chance to experience Jozi. We saw the house of Nelson Mandela, Soweto, tour the Mandela's Museum, experience several cultural tours and got to understand the cultural heritage of the city. It was the best way to see as well as experience Jozi.
Soweto is one of the most famous townships in Johannesburg and the site of many significant events during the apartheid era. On this tour, 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. Then, find out more about South Africa’s harrowing history at the Apartheid Museum.
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.
A half day safari is the perfect tour option for travelles with limited time and love wild animals, nature and the outdoors. Our tour includes a pick up from any place within the Johannesburg and Pretoria area. Our 3 hour safari is hosted by our qualified nature guide who will show you an abundance of wild animals from lion, giraffe, cheetah, rhino, wildebeest and many other species indigenous to South Africa. The drive is only 1 hour from Johannesburg.
Soweto is the most iconic township in South Africa. The city is busting with a rich cultural heritage that was borne from the discovery of gold and oppressive policy of Apartheid. Discover the role Soweto played in the struggle against Apartheid. And of course, take a tour of the worlds most famous man-Nelson Mandela. All in all, a unique and interactive experience that is perfect for travelers with limited time. Soweto is situated a mere 30 minutes from most hotels in a Johannesburg.