Discover the natural and cultural highlights of Johannesburg during this full-day tour that includes a visit to the Lesde Cultural village and a mini safari. With a small group, watch performances from locals and get insight into day-to-day life at Lesedi Village. Then, visit the Lion and Safari Park to see native species like lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and zebras.
The township of Soweto, once a byword for oppression, had a major role in overturning apartheid. Cover more ground than you would on a walking tour while remaining close to the city streets on this half-day guided bicycle tour, complete with a traditional kota sandwich lunch. You'll learn not only about Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, and Hector Pieterson but about the women who helped topple apartheid, such as Liliian Mgoyi.
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.
This Lion and Safari Park trip is a great pick for travelers visiting Johannesburg or Pretoria. Only a short 45-minute drive away, the vast 1,000-hectare (2,471-acre) landscape is home to an abundance of wildlife—including cheetahs, giraffes, hyenas, lions, and zebras. Once inside the grounds, a guide takes you on a ride around the grassy plains to spot the magnificent creatures safely from your vehicle.
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.
Soweto was the heartland of the movement that freed South Africa from apartheid. Explore it the sensitive way, with a guide who was born and raised in the township, on this half-day walking tour. Learn about Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu on the street where they both lived, hear about activist Hector Pieterson's life and death, and more. Your tour includes a kota sandwich lunch but not entry fees.
This tour to the Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeespoort Dam gives you access to these mammals, accompanied by in-depth commentary on their biology, behavior, and conservation status. Additionally, the round-trip transportation from Johannesburg or Pretoria means there's no need to rent a car or fuss with directions and navigation. You'll travel with a small group of just eight people, which ensures personalized attention from your guide and plenty of time to ask questions.
Gain insight into one of South Africa’s capitals, Pretoria, as well as their mining culture on this full-day excursion. Start out by exploring the seat of the country’s executive branch and its main highlights including the Paul Kruger House Museum, the Union Buildings, and the Voortrekker Museum. Then, visit the famous Cullinan Diamond Mine to learn about the world’s most famous gemstone.
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.
Discover some of the most important places in Soweto without having to follow a map by going on this guided bike ride. The tour reveals stories about South Africa’s Apartheid history as you cycle past the former homes of Nelson Mandela, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Another notable location is the Orlando West High School, where the guide provides commentary about the 1976 student uprisings.
Animal lovers visiting Johannesburg—this is the tour for you. Combine multiple wildlife encounters on the same trip to help you save time and maximize your time in the city. First, visit monkeys in their natural environment; then, get the chance to walk side-by-side with elephants. The trip also includes a chance to see bush babies, and educational talks to expand your knowledge of animal behavior.
Pretoria is an iconic city and is full of historical and cultural attractions. Join us on this journey of discovery as we take you back into time as well as discover the current culture of the city. Key attractions we visit include:
Pretoria city centre tour
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.
Make the most out of limited time in Soweto and tick off lots of key sights in just a few hours with this half-day guided tour. No need to worry about doing any research, as a comprehensive itinerary is planned out for you. Along the way, the route showcases highlights such as the FNB Stadium, Orlando Towers, Freedom Square, Mandela House, and the Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum.
This comprehensive Johannesburg tour is a great pick for travelers with limited time. Enjoy a guided tour that reveals more about the city’s history, and ticks off multiple famous sights in a day—such as the township of Soweto, the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, and the Nelson Mandela Foundation. No need to worry organizing transport, as the trip includes travel between sites in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
Even if you have only limited time, you can escape the big city for a taste of traditional life on this half-day tour from Johannesburg to Lesedi Cultural Village. Learn about how South African tribes live and enjoy cultural performances and a traditional South African buffet lunch.
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.
The experience will be a fun and informative one. Your guide has extensive experience in tours, entertainment and loves communication with people. The tour gives you a very good background to South Africa and the Apartheid History. Your guide will tell you personal stories of his experiences in South Africa that will fill in all the blanks that wont be seen at museums. The Apartheid museum and Constitutional Hill are first class museums and extremally interesting
This overnight safari is perfect for those who are short on time in South Africa or are traveling on a budget. Travel from Johannesburg to Pilanesberg National Park, where you will have 10 hours of game viewing on three separate game drives. Look for the Big Five (lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, and Cape buffalo) as well as nocturnal animals like hyenas. In the evening, enjoy a traditional South African dinner around a campfire with new friends.
Spend two days exploring the hidden history of Johannesburg with a guide. You'll be able to go in-depth into the city's history and culture by spending an extensive amount of time uncovering the truth of the past. Listen to guided commentary on the Afrikaneers, the discover of gold in the area, and the Apartheid era. Finish up with a visit to the Cradle of Human Kind and the Lesedi Cultural Village.
Explore South Africa's capital city, Pretoria, on this sightseeing tour with a guide. Listen to commentary on the history, culture, architecture, and people of the "Garden City" while visiting the top attractions. Stops include Church Square, the Union Buildings, the Voortrekker Monument, and others. Lunch and round-trip hotel transportation included.
Home to some of the world’s most impressive wild animals, South Africa is a nature-lover’s dream destination. On this wildlife safari from Johannesburg, delve into the Plumari private game reserve with your ranger guide, and spot giraffes, lions, rhino, zebra, and more in their natural habitat. From the safety of your vehicle, gain insight into the animals’ habits and life-cycles, and enjoy panoramic views over the peaks of the Magaliesberg mountains.
Step back in time and discover the beginnings of civilization when you embark on this half-day tour from Johannesburg. With a private guide, visit important sites that showcase the beginnings of human civilization. Take a tour of the Cradle of Humankind and the Sterkfontein Caves to see fossils of ancient hominids. Then, visit the Maropeng Center which highlights the development of humankind over millions of years.
Instead of spreading your sightseeing over several days, this tour helps you save time by ticking off multiple Johannesburg and Soweto landmarks in a day—including Constitution Hill, the Maboneng Precinct, Mandela House, and Orlando Towers. No need to worry about sharing the trip with other travelers, as you’ll have a private driver for just your group.
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"It was a super great day in Soweto, our guide was super likeable and not only presented dry years and information stupidly, but also told really cool stories. We also felt really safe. I can definitely recommend the tour!"..."
"It was a super great day in Soweto, our guide was super likeable and not only presented dry years and information stupidly, but also told really cool stories. We also felt really safe. I can definitely recommend the tour!"
Kruger National Park 2 Days 1 Night Magical Safari from Johannesburg
"Loved it. So easy. Driver picked us up and took us to beautiful lodge at Kruger. Got to go on an evening and morning drive. Saw the big 5. Perfect time. Loved it. Driver very friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend"..."
"Loved it. So easy. Driver picked us up and took us to beautiful lodge at Kruger. Got to go on an evening and morning drive. Saw the big 5. Perfect time. Loved it. Driver very friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend"
Elephant Walk Guided Half Day Tour from Johannesburg
"An incredible experience being so close to the elephants was unforgettable. The host communicated well and pickup was on time. Great professionalism with brilliant and knowledgeable staff. The elephants were so so sweet"..."
"An incredible experience being so close to the elephants was unforgettable. The host communicated well and pickup was on time. Great professionalism with brilliant and knowledgeable staff. The elephants were so so sweet"
Private Tour to Soweto, Mandela House, Constitutional Hill and Apartheid Museum
"We had a good time with our tour guide, Shane. He was on time and very friendly and courteous. He took us to the soccer stadium which was not listed in the itinerary. He went out of his way to take care of my friend, Julia who has problems walking. He even made a special stop in Chinatown where I bought egg custard."..."
"We had a good time with our tour guide, Shane. He was on time and very friendly and courteous. He took us to the soccer stadium which was not listed in the itinerary. He went out of his way to take care of my friend, Julia who has problems walking. He even made a special stop in Chinatown where I bought egg custard."
"We had the greatest time. We booked for a shared safari but it was the same week that the omicron variant was found on southafrica. Musa, our tourist guide helped us so much with all the problems that came along with the problems from COVID. Aside from that, he was a great guide explaning everything for us and very patient in side the park. We ended up watching almost every animal there is to see and, not only that, we where able to appreciate and observe them for a while, something you can't do with the rangers. The accommodation was a simple tent, no problems with the rain (and we had a big storm that night). Also the people from the camping was really nice and helpful. I would totally recommend the experience."..."
"We had the greatest time. We booked for a shared safari but it was the same week that the omicron variant was found on southafrica. Musa, our tourist guide helped us so much with all the problems that came along with the problems from COVID. Aside from that, he was a great guide explaning everything for us and very patient in side the park. We ended up watching almost every animal there is to see and, not only that, we where able to appreciate and observe them for a while, something you can't do with the rangers. The accommodation was a simple tent, no problems with the rain (and we had a big storm that night). Also the people from the camping was really nice and helpful. I would totally recommend the experience."