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Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

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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 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.46
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$83.46

Soweto & Apartheid Museum Guided Tour

Soweto & Apartheid Museum Guided Tour

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Our tours are run by by well trained and well experienced tourist who are registered with accredited tourism authority(THETA)tourism,hospitality,sports,education and training authority. our guides are very knowledgeable,love working with people,always smiling and very welcoming.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.62
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$70.62

Maropeng Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Cave Experience

Maropeng Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Cave Experience

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Get the most possible learning out of your visits to the Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein Cave. By traveling with a guide, you'll get the full picture of the remarkable fossil findings there and why the site is so important. Walk through Sterkfontein Caves to see the fossils of hominids such as Little Foot and Mrs. Ples, two of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.67
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$86.67

Soweto & Johannesburg Half Day Tour

Soweto & Johannesburg Half Day Tour

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.21
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$55.21
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Johannesburg Full-Day Tour(Soweto/Jo-Burg & Apartheid Museum)

Johannesburg Full-Day Tour(Soweto/Jo-Burg & Apartheid Museum)

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Our full-day tour offers a great opportunity to explore the city of Gold,learning about the history,township life,culture and the heritege. .Experience the city life .Explore the biggest township in Africa .Enjoy the local cuisine,dance,culture and tradition
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.04
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$77.04

Innercity Walking Tour

Innercity Walking Tour

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Get off the beaten path in Johannesburg during this inner-city hiking tour with a guide. Focus on places that typical tours don't stop and learn about the true culture and history of Johannesburg. Traveling on foot means you'll be out from behind glassed-in bus windows to get to know the city intimately.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.68
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$25.68

Lesedi cultural village tour

Lesedi cultural village tour

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Reliable,knowledgeable,fun,experience,smile,affordable,unique,this tour is unique because it combines culture and wildlife in one day,guest will enjoy the South African tribes,they way of living,the food and the traditional dancing.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.93
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$105.93

Half-Day Tour of Soweto Tour

Half-Day Tour of Soweto Tour

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Visiting South Africa's most famous township can be tricky to do independently. But this half-day tour of Soweto lets you explore with a guide who was born and raised there. You'll hear personal insights into the culture of the township and learn about Soweto's vibrant modern personality.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.56
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$63.56
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City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Johannesburg
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City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Johannesburg

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The finest way to explore Johannesburg safely, reliably and in comfort from the top deck of an open-top bus. Learn about the history of gold mining, hear stories of apartheid history and understand the triumph of modern Johannesburg while listening to the on-board audio commentary, available in 15 languages. This tour stops at all top sites in and around the Johannesburg allowing you to explore the economic powerhouse of Africa, easily and safely. 
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.05
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$16.05

Private Soweto Tour 5 hours approximately from Johannesburg or Pretoria.

Private Soweto Tour 5 hours approximately from Johannesburg or Pretoria.

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Explore South Africa's most famous township with this half-day tour of Soweto from Johannesburg. Join a knowledgeable local guide, born and raised in Soweto, for this unforgettable experience. Get personal insights into the culture of the township and learn about Soweto's vibrant modern personality. Highlights 5-hour tour of Soweto from Johannesburg Visit this famous township with a guide who was born and raised there See the former homes of Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu Learn about the 1976 Soweto Uprising Meet some of the residents of a Soweto shanty town
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.85
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$109.85

Wine Tasting Experience in Johannesburg

Wine Tasting Experience in Johannesburg

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We only showcase boutique wines and not mass-produced commercial wines, so they will get the chance to taste the best wines South Africa has to offer. You will be given the opportunity to experience and learn about the best wines South Africa has to offer and understand more about the history of wine making in South Africa, all in the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.63
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$9.63

Street food, public art & history tour

Street food, public art & history tour

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This fun walking tour covers the fascinating history of Fordsburg and surrounds. The tour meets up at the City Lodge Hotel in Newtown, from where we take a gentle walk to Fordsburg, covering some beautiful street and public art along the way. The focus is on street food, and we eat from Indian, Bangladeshi, Syrian, African and Pakistani traders – best to come hungry! You will discover all the hidden secrets, meet the traders and lovely people of Fordsburg, and do plenty of shopping! The tour is suitable for vegetarians and people unable to eat spicy food, but not for vegan or lactose intolerant eaters.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.73
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$41.73

Sun City Transfer

Sun City Transfer

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Choose your own activities on this private tour of Sun City. With a dedicated guide in the lead, you can customize your itinerary and choose from activities such as water slides, ziplining, golfing, exploring the Valley of the Waves, or even heading over to the nearby Pilanesberg Reserve. Your guide will provide individualized attention and commentary tailored to your interests.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.40
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$128.40
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bicycle tour soweto

bicycle tour soweto

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Experience daily life in Soweto on this guided bike tour. Check out Nelson Mandela's house, learn about the history of Apartheid in South Africa and gain a deeper understanding of this nation's
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.46
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$83.46

Private Transfer: Johannesburg to Sun City/Pilanesberg National Park

Private Transfer: Johannesburg to Sun City/Pilanesberg National Park

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Get to Sun City from the Johannesburg airport quickly and easily with this one-way airport transfer. Groups can choose the 15-seat minibus or private parties can book the 4-seat sedan to travel efficiently to Sun City, without any stops along the way. Schedule the transfer according to your flight time and enjoy personalized attention and help with luggage.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.06
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$120.06
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Cradle of Humankind Tour with a Lion Safari from Johannesburg

Cradle of Humankind Tour with a Lion Safari from Johannesburg

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Go back in time with this day trip from Johannesburg to the Cradle of Humankind. Explore the Sterkfontein Caves with an undergound tour. Learn about local history at the Maropeng visitor center.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$176.55
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$176.55
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3 Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari

3 Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari

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The Kruger National Park is South Africa’s largest game reserve and home to an incredible variety of wildlife, including the Big Five. This classic 3-day tour offers just enough time to take in the highlights, including the Orpen-Satara region, the Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondawels. Enjoy sunrise and sunset game drives, a traditional Bush Braai at the Marula Tree Boma, and accommodation in a safari lodge.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$737.99
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$737.99
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Classic Flight

Classic Flight

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Soar over the Cradle of Humankind or the Magaliesberg mountain range on a sunrise hot air balloon flight. Have some refreshments as you watch the balloon being inflated, then set off on a scenic adventure in the sky. Fly over one of the two sites with your experienced pilot, taking in the sweeping views of South Africa below. After the flight, enjoy a full breakfast as you savor newly-minted memories.
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  • 1 hour
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$172.08
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$172.08

Full Day Ultimate Pilanesberg National Park Safari

Full Day Ultimate Pilanesberg National Park Safari

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The Pilanesberg National Park is home to Africa’s Big Five—lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo. On this full-day tour, increase your chance of wildlife sightings with two guided game drives in an open safari vehicle, tuck into a delicious lunch looking out over a popular waterhole, and perhaps spot giraffe, hippos, zebras, and antelope in their natural environment.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.18
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$160.18
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1-3 Passenger Private Johannesburg Airport Transfer

1-3 Passenger Private Johannesburg Airport Transfer

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Pre book your private transfer to or from the airport to any central Johannesburg address with one of our carefully vetted drivers. We will meet you at arrivals with a name board and assist with your luggage.  We will track your flight (subject to flight number being provided) and will factor in any delays out of your control at no extra charge, so you can rest assured we will be there. We also provide complimentary childrens seats, please request this separately as required by law.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.45
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$40.45
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Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour

Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour

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See the majesty of South African wildlife with a full-day tour of the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve from Johannesburg. Travel through the reserve in an open-top 4x4 safari vehicle. Keep an eye out for the famous 'Big Five'—elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and water buffaloes—as well as many other species. Eat lunch (included) and then choose to either do another safari drive or visit the nearby resort at Sun City.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.08
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$128.08
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Exquisite Pilanesberg Safari from Johannesburg

Exquisite Pilanesberg Safari from Johannesburg

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Experience the splendor of Pilanesberg National Park on a day trip from either Pretoria or Johannesburg. Set out on a safari through this popular game reserve, keeping an eye out for the park's 'Big Five' as well as impalas, cheetahs, hippos and crocodiles. The park is also known for its diverse bird life, which includes over 360 recorded species. Savor a delicious lunch at one of the onsite lodgings before returning mid-afternoon to your hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.29
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$157.29
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Half Day Pretoria City Tour

Half Day Pretoria City Tour

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With tree-lined avenues, striking architecture, and important monuments shining a light on a strong colonial history, Pretoria ranks among South Africa’s must-see cities. On this tour, spin through Pretoria in comfort by air-conditioned minivan with your guide and explore with ease. Take in top attractions including the Paul Kruger House Museum, the Voortrekker Monument, and the Union Buildings, and gain insight into South Africa’s rich culture and colonial past.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.23
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$72.23
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Private Arrival from O.R. Tambo Airport (JNB) to Johannesburg City Center

Private Arrival from O.R. Tambo Airport (JNB) to Johannesburg City Center

By booking with us, you will get: • Cars up to 6 passengers • 1 standard luggage per passenger - 158 cm, 62 inches (height + width + long) • Fixed price without hidden costs • Certified local professionals • 24/7 customer support ready to help Full refund guaranteed in case of cancellation 24 hours prior to start time service.
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  • 20 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.06
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$35.06
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Johannesburg

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Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour
"Fantastic tour of Constitutional Hill and Nelson Mandela''s House in Soweto. Unfortunately the Apartheid Museum is closed at present so we could not do that. Solly is passionate and very knowledgeable about the areas."..."
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Soweto & Apartheid Museum Guided Tour
"My experience with Norman was exceptional . He was professional and courteous. He was very accommodating with our time. We asked lots of questions and he was very knowledgeable. This tour was enjoyable and relaxing I would definitely recommend. Thank you"..."
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Maropeng Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Cave Experience
"There where a few things that where so good and very worthwhile going to see, Solly as always very good with information and driving excellent"..."
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Soweto & Johannesburg Half Day Tour
"Eric was our tour guide for the visits to Soweto &Johannesburg. He was on time and was very knowledgeable and informative. He took the time to show us the original Nelson Mandela house and he even took us to our favorite place the Hard Rock Cafe. This excursion was well worth the money."..."
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Johannesburg Full-Day Tour(Soweto/Jo-Burg & Apartheid Museum)
"Really interesting tour. The guide Pastor was very knowledgeable and friendly, Apartheid museum was fascinating as was the chance to see what life is like in one of the Johannesburg townships although it does also make you feel sad to see some of the poverty these people endure"..."
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Innercity Walking Tour
"Our tour guide was phenomenal! He was extremely knowledgeable and offered us an authentic glimpse of the city. Highly recommended!"..."
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Lesedi cultural village tour
"Very nice tour. Combination of a cultural experience (brief history of South Africa, South African tribes, their traditions, food, houses, dances and songs) and of South African nature. In both places broad choice of souvenirs available. Good and friendly driver, excellent buffet -lunch."..."
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Half-Day Tour of Soweto Tour
"We enjoyed all our stops but the visit to the informal settlement was the most meaningful experience for us."..."
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City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Johannesburg
"The voice narration of the history of Johannesburg. The green route was very refreshing, l loved the breeze."..."
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Wine Tasting Experience in Johannesburg
"Everything. From the wine tasting, information and the proffessional service. How the name of the place came about was also interesting to know. Now I know my wines better."..."
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Street food, public art & history tour
"Learning the history of that part of Johannesburg and the amazing streetfood. Our guide is knowledgeable and knows many people on the route, which made the experience great. She is clearly well known and well liked."..."
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Private Transfer: Johannesburg to Sun City/Pilanesberg National Park
"Our transfer was so easy and comfortable. Both our drivers going to and from Sun City were very professional and punctual. Had great conversations with both drivers which made the long journey to and from Sun City very enjoyable. Especially thanks to Elvis for being so kind and funny."..."
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Cradle of Humankind Tour with a Lion Safari from Johannesburg
"Jason is famous our guide is famous!!! Everyone knew him and welcomed him!!! He was on time for pick up and just all around super nice. About the tour the lions are real but they do sleep 18 hours a day, so don't explain lot of activity, we did get to see them interact. Next, part of the cave is low and narrow expect to duck walk and crawl. Not for long but you do need to. The last stop I'd an interactive museum (with a boat ride, Disney like) it did however have some fun things to do. Jason bought us lunch, sandwiches and soda and we listened to some fun tunes on the ride home . I reccomend this tour, and yes it us private and yes you have to wear a mask in the car and at all locations at this time."..."
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3 Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari
"Overall I give this safari package a 5 star rating. I was beyond what I could have ever imagined. Viva Safaris goes out of their way to give you the ultimate safari experience through sunrise, sunset and all day drives through the game parks. The personnel at the loge were exceptional, the food was great. The only negative item was that I was given the impression that on the day of arrival there would be time to relax, maybe take a dip in the pool before heading out on the sunset drive. The drive from Johannesburg took 8 hours including stops so we didn't arrive until 5:00 pm and the sunset drive was departing at 5:30 so there was barely enough time to put your bags in the room before activities begin. I would definitely do this safari again, although next time I would book either the 4 or 5 day instead of the 3 day."..."
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Classic Flight
"Very well organized, professional, friendly and so memorable. From the booking up until the end of the experience we enjoyed every moment. Highlights being baby rhinos and the amazing sunrise. Topped with bubbly. Japie our pilot was a gem. Dankie Japie."..."
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Full Day Ultimate Pilanesberg National Park Safari
"Had a wonderful time! Our guide was great and we saw lots of animals including the big 5! I would definitely recommend this tour to a friend!"..."
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Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour
"The most memorable part of the tour was the herd of elephants walking pass. It was AMAZING being in such close proximity, but out of their way. I would definitely do this tour again, for a one day safari experience. Our guides Joe and Alex were great! They were knowledgeable and very pleasant. Joe was very funny on the tour. They definitely made it a very fun experience."..."
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Exquisite Pilanesberg Safari from Johannesburg
"Despite making the booking at 11:30pm, Jason was there at 6am next morning to pick us up at the hotel. Spotted a lot of animals including lion, leopard, elephant, hippo, zebra, giraffes, wildebeest, antelopes and rhinos. Jason was very friendly and was a great guide throughout the day."..."
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Half Day Pretoria City Tour
"Great tour if you have limited time. The guide was excellent and we got a lot of info about Pretoria. Well worth it."..."

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