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Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour

Read articles, watch video clips, look at artifacts & listen sound clips of detailed summary showcasing the Apartheid Era timeline in the well documented Apartheid Museum. Drive & stop past iconic landmarks in Soweto through the township houses including the Orlando Towers, Klip Town Square Freedom Charter, Nelson Mandela House Museum, Desmond Tutu House & the Hector Pieterson Memorial. The Vilakazi street craft market has a variety of vendors with different gifts to choose from.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Public Art and Newtown Private Tour in Johannesburg

Experience the beauty and the politics of public art in Johannesburg on this tour of the inner city that highlights its colorful murals and shared spaces. Your expert local guide will share stories about the culture and traditions as you wander the streets in search of incredible local art. Enjoy a typical South African lunch as part of this tour and even pay a visit to an artists' studio in Newtown as part of this memorable day in the city. 
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour

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.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Walking Tour of Maboneng Arts and Crafts Markets from Sandton

Leave the affluence of Sandton behind for the revitalized Maboneng Precinct, located on the eastern side of the Johannesburg CBD. This 5-hour tour takes you on a leisurely walk around the area with a visit to the Carlton Centre to browse the arts and craft shops. Meet urban artists and learn about the art galleries and studio spaces in this thriving creative hub.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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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.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Lesedi cultural village experience

Lesedi Cultural Village is a tourist village which celebrate the cultural traditions of several different peoples of southern Africa this tour will give you opportunity to meet zulu warrior of Lesedi Cultural Village and he will take you 2hour journey through the all the villages that make south Africa know as a Rainbow nation.our pick up time from your hotel will be 10am and it will take us 1hr:30mins drive in an air conditioned vehicle through the suburbs of  johannesburg towards the North West .Our cost is included entrance fees tour guide and transportation but excluding meals,also this tour will give you experience  of south Africa buffet and have taste of our local food.Tour start 11:30am at Lesedi Cultural Village and is a group tour,we'll visit 5 Villages 2hours and have dancing show for 30minites .
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Maropeng, Cradle of Mankind including Sterkfontein Caves

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cradle of Humankind is one of the world’s most impressive paleoanthropological sites. On this tour from Johannesburg, take in two of the most popular attractions—the Maropeng Visitor Center and the Sterkfontein Caves. During the visit, see the site where the Homo Neledi Fossils were discovered and explore the Maropeng exhibitions, including a thrilling indoor boat ride.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Soweto Township Experience Tour from Johannesburg

A visit to Soweto is an essential part of any Johannesburg experience. This memorable tour delves deep into South Africa's Apartheid roots and grants travelers an insider's look at the history, culture and people in this iconic destination. Journey 15 km outside the center of the city into Deepkloof Extension, where you'll see the Soweto Towers, Kliptown Charter, Matchbox, Elephant Houses and shanty towns. Your expert guide will show you the street where Nelson Mandela and Hector Pieterson lived and you'll learn about the 1976 uprising that helped pave the way for freedom. 
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Sterkfontein Caves and MaropengTour

Spend the day stepping back in time to the very beginning. Discover the secrets of the first Homo sapiens that walked the planet by visiting Maropeng and Sterkfontein. View very famous stalactites and stalagmites in the caves and enjoy the secrecy that abounds.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Soweto

Get a comprehensive tour of Soweto on this half-day outing from Johannesburg. Stroll down the famous Vilakazi Street, once home to both Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela, learning about the area's history through guided commentary. Meet some local residents and stop at a local eatery to experience traditional African cuisine. Traveling with a guide means you'll learn much more in-depth information than you would simply exploring Soweto on your own.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Soweto Half Day tour

Soweto is one of Johannesburg’s most famous townships, once home to Nelson Mandela. On this tour, learn more the township’s history and former residents as you explore with a local guide who was born in Soweto. Meet the locals as you stroll down lively Vilikazi Street, stop to admire the Hector Pieterson Memorial, and pay a visit to Nelson Mandela’s House. Also included is lunch at a Soweto restaurant, where you’ll have chance to sample regional dishes.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Half-Day Lesedi Cultural Village Tour from Johannesburg

Learn about the different tribes of South Africa on this half-day tour to the Lesedi Cultural Village. Get a window in to the culture of tribes such as the Xhosa and the Zulu, as well as a chance to taste their cuisine. Round-trip hotel transportation included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Johannesburg Half Day Small Group Your

With so much to do in Johannesburg, it can be hard for first-time visitors to know where to start exploring. This Johannesburg guided tour removes the guesswork by taking you to the city’s must-see sights such as Constitution Hill and the Nelson Mandela Bridge, all while pointing out restaurants, bars, and shopping centers that highlight the city’s booming urban culture.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Half-Day Lesedi Cultural Village Tour from Johannesburg

Spend five hours touring the villages of Sotho, Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi and Ndebele on this Lesedi cultural experience. Follow your expert guide and learn how locals build their houses. Watch tribal dances and savor a buffet meal of regional favorites. This tour includes private transportation but will join other groups for village exploration. Whether it's your first time in South Africa, or you're returning for another look, this tour showcases the best of cultures and traditions and is not to be missed.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Lesedi Cultural Village

Immerse yourself in the tribal traditions and cultures of South Africa during this visit to the Lesedi Cultural Village. With transportation from Johannesburg, there's no need to rent a car, and you can simply enjoy the scenery during the journey. Learn about the Basotho, Ndevele, Pedi, Xhosa, and Zulu tribes through walking tours and visits to each tribe's recreated homestead. Finish up with a cultural show featuring drumming and dancing and a traditional buffet meal.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Cullinan Diamond Mine Day Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

The Cullinan Diamond Mine has produced some of the most sought-after diamonds in the world, including the legendary Cullinan Diamond and rare blue diamonds. This tour is the only one of its kind, offering a behind-the-scenes look at a working diamond mine. Ride the elevator down into the mine shaft to see to the kimberlite rock, engine room, and Big Hole; learn how the diamonds are mined, cut, and transformed into jewelry; then admire the glittering jewels on display in the Cullinan Diamond Shop.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Soweto Half Day Tour

Located just a half-hour drive from Johannesburg, Soweto is one of the most famous townships in the city. 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.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Half-Day Tour of Soweto in Johannesburg

Explore South Africa's most famous township with this half-day tour of Soweto from Johannesburg. Get a deeper understanding of the country's rich and difficult history with a visit to the largest black urban settlement in all of Africa.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Lesedi Cultural Village

Discover the rich cultural heritage of Africa’s Xhosa, Zulu, Pedi, Basotho, and Ndebele tribes during a visit to the Lesedi Cultural Village. Learn about the everyday life and customs of the different tribes as you explore the village, experience a fun tribal drumming and dance performance, then tuck into a delicious feast of traditional African cuisine.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Apartheid Museum Tour

Make your way through the 22 exhibition areas of the Apartheid Museum in your own time on this self-guided tour. Learn about South Africa's history with apartheid and the struggle to overcome it. Round-trip transportation from your Sandton hotel provided.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Pretoria City Tour

Get a comprehensive tour of Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa, on this half-day excursion. Following a guide and a carefully curated itinerary means you won't miss any of the must-see highlights, including the Voortrekker Monument, Freedom Square, Loftus Versveld, the Kruger House, Pretoria University, and other landmarks. As you travel, listen to in-depth commentary from your guide to learn about the city's history, culture, and people.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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SAB World of Beer Half Day Tour from Johannesburg

Immerse yourself in the world of South African beer brewing with this tour to SAB World of Beer from Johannesburg. Learn about the history of brewing in South Africa through guided commentary and a tour of the brewery, then sample some local beers with your tour group. Round-trip transportation from Johannesburg hotels means no need to designate a sober driver.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Private Tour of Soweto in Johannesburg

Explore the cluster of townships known as Soweto on this tour of south-western Johannesburg. Learn why this black urban settlement was created in the 1930s and gain a deeper understanding from your guide how this unique place deeply influenced South Africa's political history.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Constitutional Hill,Johannesburg City and Apartheid Museum with Soweto Day Tour

Explore Apartheid in depth and in person by visiting the most significant sites in Joburg. Start on Constitution Hill to learn about the daily lives of the black prisoners once held here. Then tour downtown by car for a chance to compare how the city's white population lived before heading to the Apartheid Museum and Soweto, where the anti-Apartheid movement first took root.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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