This tour is a tour provides a great way to see everything that stands out about South Africa's History in one day. We start in Pretoria which is the administrative capital of South Africa. Known as "Jacaranda City" for its thousands of jacaranda trees, it's also home to universities and government buildings. The Voortrekker Monument, honors 19th-century Afrikaans settlers from the Cape Colony. We then pass close by, the Kruger House is where Paul Kruger, the former President of the Transvaal, lived from 1883 to 1901. The semicircular Union Buildings encompass the president's offices and hosted Nelson Mandela's inauguration. The Apartheid Museum illustrates the rise and fall of South Africa’s era of segregation and oppression, and is an absolute must-see. We then head to Soweto township bordering the city's mining belt in the south. The Hector Pieterson Museum located two blocks away from where Hector Pieterson was shot and killed. We visit Mandela House, on Vilakazi Street.
Get a comprehensive, multi-stop tour of Johannesburg, the Soweto Township, and the can't-miss Apartheid Museum. With this carefully curated itinerary and insightful commentary from your guide, you're sure not to miss any important stops. During the full-day tour, get to know Johannesburg's highlights, then head for the historic Soweto Township and learn about the country's complicated past through a tour of the Apartheid Museum.
Camera, lights and action!Living in Johannesburg is like living in action packed movie.Famously known as "Egoli" loosely translated as the "city of gold", it’s the urban jungle with the skyscrapers, fast city life, bars, shops and hundreds of restaurants all with unique offerings that you won’t find anywhere else.This city started off as a small mining town the and continues to grow and buzz with people from different walks of life pushing in to make their dreams come true and push South African economy forward.If you want to know more about the diversified Johannesburg and its history from the humble beginnings to an economic giant, take a tour with Stephenson Adventures so you can sit back and enjoy being immersed in knowledge and adventure.
The combination of Sterkfontein Caves and Maropeng is an ideal tour outside the city if you are keen on learning about the history and origins of humankind from millions of years ago to present.Maropeng is a Setswana word meaning “returning to the place of origin”. It is an archaeological treasure house of Mrs. Ples (the oldest skull in the world aged 2.5million years), Taung Child and “little foot”.* Pickup & Drop offs from any Hotel around Jhb or Pretoria * Escorted with a Qualified Guide throughout the whole whole trip
This museum takes visitors into the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa. The historical events are exhibited in the form of film footage, photographs, text panel and artefacts.These exhibits take the visitor through a dramatic emotional journey that tells a story of racial segregation to the overthrowing of this tyranny.* Pickup & Drop offs from any Hotel around Jhb or Pretoria * Escorted with a Qualified Guide throughout the whole whole trip
Soweto is a beautiful township. The oldest and biggest in South Africa. Take this half day tour with Stephenson Adventures to learn about South Africa’s dark past all the way to their triumphant history. You will get to understand that soccer in South Africa is not just a sport but a lifestyle at Soccer City. Walk in the steps of legends, nobel peace prize winners Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu at their houses in Vilakazi Street.Pickups and drop off to hotel around Johannesburg or Pretoria
About Cradle of Humankind • Join us on a 1 Day tour through the Cradle of Humankind • Enjoy the sighting of the Sterkfontein Caves, which will challenge you to crawl through the cave where interesting discoveries where made • The Cradle of Humankind is approximately 90min drive from Johannesburg, and offers visitors the opportunity to learn about stones and bones • The area is also home to a diversity of birds, animals and plants, some of which are rare or endangeredIncluded 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 fee • Pickup and drop off, from hotel or O.R. Thambo International Airport