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Soweto Walking Tour with Lunch

Soweto Walking Tour with Lunch

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Discover the history of Soweto, where political icons lived during Apartheid, fighting against the regime. Explore the everyday life, meet the locals, taste local cuisine and get an authentic experience with a Sowetan native guide. Start at the Hector Pietersen Museum and hear about the Soweto uprising that transpired in 1976, which was one the turning point of Apartheid. Visit the famous house of Nelson Mandela in Vilakazi Street, built in 1945, where he lived until he was imprisoned for 27 years. Have a conversation about Arch bishop Desmond Tutu in the famous street in Vilakazi Street. Continue through Orlando East, the first formal settlement of Soweto and Orlando Stadium, home to the Orlando Pirate and ride a minibus taxi to the last stop at the Orlando Towers. Listen to the many personal stories about the family's generations, how apartheid had an impact in each and everyone of them and how Soweto has changed today. Enjoy a traditional, local lunch of Kota (Local burger)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.31
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$35.31

Travel, Transportation, and History Tours Johannesburg

Travel, Transportation, and History Tours Johannesburg

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.23
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$62.23

Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour

Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$154.08
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$154.08
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Full-Day Cradle of Human Kind Tour from Johannesburg - Origin of Human Kind Tour

Full-Day Cradle of Human Kind Tour from Johannesburg - Origin of Human Kind Tour

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.29
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$157.29
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Guided Bicycle Tour of Soweto with Lunch

Guided Bicycle Tour of Soweto with Lunch

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Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore the urban complex of Soweto on a bicycle. Get to experience the township like a local. Get a glimpse of Hector Pietersen Museum, Mandela House and Tutu House. Start your cycling tour in Killarney, to learn how Soweto was created in 1904 and share the history of this Township. Continue to Mama Lilian Ngoyi's house, an anti-apartheid activist. Cycle to Hector Pietersen Museum where the Soweto uprising transpired which was one of the turning points of apartheid. This tour will get you closer to all the highlights of Soweto. See the Mandela House, where Nelson Mandela lived from 1946 to 1962. Then, pass by Tutu House on Vilakazi Street, where Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his family once resided. Talk about the Nobel Laureate's contribution to apartheid's downfall in South Africa. Give your feet a break by stopping for lunch. Taste South African sandwiches called kota before cycling back to the starting point.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$44.94
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$44.94

Full Day Johannesburg and Soweto Tour

Full Day Johannesburg and Soweto Tour

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A walking tour about the history of two towns in Soweto, Orlando East/West Where political Icons lived during Apartheid. Fighting against the regime. Full of photography experience & interacting with the locals & get the opportunity to take some great pictures. By walking through the streets of Soweto you will also get an idea about the people’s lifestyle, local music & nowadays youth culture. Starting Point at Hector Pietersen Museum, visiting the famous house of Nelson Mandela, in Vilakazi Street. Walking through Orlando East the first formal settlement of Soweto & Orlando Stadium, Soweto football giants, the Orlando Pirate and making local by riding a minibus taxi to our last stop at the Orlando Towers. Lunch Included: Kota (Local burger).
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.30
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$96.30

Soweto guided tour(Half day)

Soweto guided tour(Half day)

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Our tours are run by well experienced and well trained tourist guides who are registered with accredited tourism authority and are knowledgeable,welcoming,love working people and passionate about what they are doing.
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  • 5 hours
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$60.99
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$60.99

Soweto and Apartheid Museum & Local Lunch Half Day Tour

Soweto and Apartheid Museum & Local Lunch Half Day Tour

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A private tour that is more welcoming with full of interesting facts about the history and culture of South Africa. Get the first hand experience from the guide who born and groomed in Soweto. The package include a much needed and highly recommended local lunch in Soweto. While we look back to the foundation blocks that constructed the township we also take one to the complete interesting and entertaining current township lifestyles. The current environment of Soweto is prevailing
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.87
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$98.87

History Bicycle Tour of Soweto

History Bicycle Tour of Soweto

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Ride through one of South Africa's most famous townships during this 4-hour bike tour of Soweto. Learn about daily life in this vibrant neighborhood, and its often challenging history. Hear about the movement of black South Africans against Apartheid. See the Regina Mundi church, a squatter camp, and the house where Nelson Mandela once lived.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.07
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$46.07

Virtual Historical Tour of Soweto (Visual Journey)

Virtual Historical Tour of Soweto (Visual Journey)

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For 90minutes I will take you on a Virtual Historical Tour of Soweto, where i'm born and raised using digital photographs (Visual Journey) i have been documenting for the past 5 years around this beautiful and complex Township. This tour will give you an insight to the everyday culture and history of the people of Soweto and South Africa in general. Soweto is known for the role it played during the apartheid regime and how Leader's like Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu called it home. I will share many personal stories from my family's experience, how apartheid made an impact in the township and it has changed our lives. The Highlights Learn about the history of Soweto, Johannesburg and South Africa and post apartheid by building a better future by understanding the past This experience will be hosted online, You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$19.26
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$19.26

Soweto Halfday Tour

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Soweto Halfday Tour

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The upcoming future of South Africa always correctly witnessed from Soweto. It is well said that one's destination determined from being equipped by knowing and understanding his or her background. Joining us on this tour one to really understand Soweto emerged from humble beginning rising with uncompromising force to where it is today. Telling from wealth of experience and showing exactly how it happened. Surely we finally agree that all events happened here were meant to continuously shaping the future of the whole South Africans. Our tour aimed at introducing our guests to three spheres of the country correctly represented here. The past, the current and the future. An Africa only township that is more welcoming in different ways. Rich in history, vibrant stages, restaurants and pubs and happy people. Soweto is for everyone to explore irrespective of nationality nor religion. Our tour also reserve possibilty to visit and physically experience the real life in one shanty towns.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.66
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$50.72
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Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour

Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.36
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$105.36
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Cradle of Humankind, Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves Tour

Cradle of Humankind, Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves Tour

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Take a trip out of the city and journey back time on this tour into the heart of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Discover the ancient limestone formations of the Sterkfontein Caves where the oldest known human fossil was found, then take in the views on a drive through the Cradle before visiting the Maropeng exhibition center.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.35
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$112.35
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Johannesburg and Soweto Private Guided Tour with Shebeen Lunch.

Johannesburg and Soweto Private Guided Tour with Shebeen Lunch.

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Get to know the fascinating city of Johannesburg, including the famous Soweto township, during this private 8-hour tour. See the main attractions in this busy city before heading to Soweto, where you'll see the former homes of Nelson Mandela and the Apartheid Museum. Take a midday break for lunch on Vilakazi Street.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$181.05
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$181.05
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Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour

Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour

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Get a comprehensive tour of Soweto, including the Apartheid Museum, on this full-day excursion from Johannesburg. You'll check off all the important sights, including the Oppenheimer Tower, Vilakazi Street, the Hector Pieterson Memorial, and Nelson Mandela's house while listening to in-depth commentary. The day's final stop is the Apartheid Museum for a 2-hour tour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.77
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$118.77
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Lesedi Cultural Village and Sterkfontein Caves Day Tour

Lesedi Cultural Village and Sterkfontein Caves Day Tour

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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.
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  • 7 hours
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$164.62
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$164.62
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Lesedi Cultural Village Tour

Lesedi Cultural Village Tour

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Get a taste of South African tribal culture on this half-day tour of the Lesedi Cultural Village from Johannesburg. Follow a traditional Zulu warrior around the camp for a tour, learning about the different tribes that make South Africa known as the "Rainbow Nation". Participate in a drumming and dancing session, as well as spear-throwing and a traditional South African buffet lunch. Round-trip transportation from Johannesburg means there's no need to rent a car.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.19
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$125.19
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Traditional Tribal Village Tour

Traditional Tribal Village Tour

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Immerse yourself in South African culture and discover the rich history, heritage, and traditions of the Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Besotho and Ndeble tribes. Accompanied by a Zulu guide, visit a traditional tribal village, learn about the everyday life and customs of the different tribes, tuck into delicious regional cuisines, and experience a fun tribal drumming and dancing session.
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  • 6 hours
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$138.28
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$138.28
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Soweto Half Day tour

Soweto Half Day tour

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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.
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  • 4 hours
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$85.60
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$85.60
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Cradle of Humankind half day tour

Cradle of Humankind half day tour

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Cradle of Human is a world Heritage site since from 1999 being honored for proving to the world it is true Africa is a continent to human origin. Through fossils excavated from this area everyone now answered that human ancestors are based in African soil. The journey of human evolution research takes us back to the years of Charles Darwin famous voyage from 1831 to 1836 which followed by written correspondence with fellow naturalists around the world. Through this he truly predicted Africa to be a place of Human evolution. The most significant discovery was done by Professor of Anatomy in the University of Witwatersrand in 1924 when he discovered the 'Taung child'. This vindicated Charles Darwin claim although the world rejected Dart's claim. Finally it was Robert Broom's triumph that brought the world attention. In 1947 he discovered what he described "the most important fossil skull in the world's history". That was the first lady named Mrs. Pless here at the Cradle of Humankind.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.38
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$94.38

Full Day Soweto, Constitutional Hill and Johannesburg City Tour - 8hrs

Full Day Soweto, Constitutional Hill and Johannesburg City Tour - 8hrs

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This tour takes you on a Unique experience of Johannesburg. We have qualified guides that will give you an insight into the history of Johannesburg and its more recent reflection on the migrant population of the City of Gold. We will pick you up at your hotel and drive to Constitutional Hill where Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi and many activists that shaped the course of South African history were imprisoned. This is also the site of the highest Court in the Land is located. We will drive you through Braamfontein and over the Nelson Mandela Bridge to the Central Business District of Johannesburg and explore what makes this thriving city unique. Then we head to Soweto to discover this amazing township which is home to two Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and the site of the June 16, Soweto Uprising.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.72
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$102.72

Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour

Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour

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This private tour offers a deeper understanding of South Africa's apartheid era than would be possible by just reading about it. As well as visiting the comprehensive Apartheid Museum, you'll drive through the township of Soweto, stopping at such landmarks as Nelson Mandela House and Desmond Tutu House.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.74
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$81.74

Half Day Lesedi Village Tour with Traditional Lunch Included

Half Day Lesedi Village Tour with Traditional Lunch Included

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.92
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$114.92
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Johannesburg & Pretoria Photo Tour

Johannesburg & Pretoria Photo Tour

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My photographic tour of the two major cities in South Africa takes you on a journey of views and history which you can research online. Every view, every photographer and every picture will tell a different story of your experience. I myself am a photographer and everytime I take a picture at the same place its a different magical experience. This is a unique, informative and captivating tour for young and old.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.04
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$77.04
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Soweto Walking Tour with Lunch
"Our group of 3 from the US were greeted by the very courteous and professional Lebo (Rambo). He provided a wonderful tour experience and showed us lots of sights along the way as he recounted interesting historical moments and information. We enjoyed getting to know him as we spent the morning together touring Soweto. We highly recommend this tour with Rambo as the guide. 5 stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"..."
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Travel, Transportation, and History Tours Johannesburg
"Delone was very informative and knowledgeable. Very interesting facts about the history of Soweto. A good introduction to our Sth Africa tour."..."
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Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour
"Our guide, Nic, was extremely insightful and knowledgeable. Was a great day exploring Soweto and the Apartheid Museum."..."
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Full-Day Cradle of Human Kind Tour from Johannesburg - Origin of Human Kind Tour
"Our driver, Gideon, was extremely helpful and courteous."..."
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Soweto guided tour(Half day)
"This was a great trip! There were only 3 of us attending that day. Norman was our guide and he made sure we had enough time to explore. We went to the Nelson Mandela House, passed Desmond Tutu's house, The Hector Pieterson Museum, and ended up at Sakhumzi Restaurant for traditional food afterward. I have no complaints."..."
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Soweto and Apartheid Museum & Local Lunch Half Day Tour
"It was a very interesting experience and visit. I regret that the time was so short to visit the museum."..."
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History Bicycle Tour of Soweto
"Fun Fun Fun is the best way to describe. Cycling around on very basic bikes on very interesting roads was quite an experience not for the faint hearted. Loved the little food places visited and very friendly neighborhood. Our guides were excellent highly recommend."..."
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Virtual Historical Tour of Soweto (Visual Journey)
"Really amazing experience - I learned so much from this tour! The perfect way to get to know the history and culture of an important location in South Africa. Sipho is a fantastic guide and his passion for sharing the history of his neighborhood shines through. I knew very little about the history of Joburg and Soweto and Sipho provided such a great overview. Can't wait to visit and take an in person tour. Thanks!"..."
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Soweto Halfday Tour
"Norman was a very nice driver. It was just us and him, so Norman explain a lot for us. We often make stops just for taking photos. We recommend this tour!"..."
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Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour
"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."..."
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Johannesburg and Soweto Private Guided Tour with Shebeen Lunch.
"My tour with Mtsimane Mekgwe was spectacular! He was very knowledgeable about all things Johannesburg. I had requested a private tour because there were a few places I wanted to revisit. Mtsimane was a superhero! He kept track of my list better than I did and had some awesome suggestions of his own."..."
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Traditional Tribal Village Tour
"We only spent one day in Johannesburg, Shade. gave us a terrific experience in one day. The tour we booked is supposed to be between 9am to 3pm. However We arrived early in the morning around 7:30am, he is already there holding a board with our name on it. Later he brought us to have coffee for us to have a refresh start of the day. Shade is a genuine young man with Pleasant manner. It is very comfortable to be with him in the trip. He is knowledgeable yet modest. He is very patient with us changing plans. He sincerely tried to help us maximize the experience. He will stop at the roadside for us to see lions. After bringing us to Lesedi tribes, he recommended us to visit the cradle of humankind while only charge a reasonable amount of fees. The tour finished perfectly on time for us to arrive airport around 6pm to catch the flight. Because of Shade, Johanasburg left a great impression to us. The scenery,the people, the culture. We will come back with our daughters one day, we will find Shade to be our tour guide for sure. I strongly recommend this agency and Shade!"..."
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Soweto Half Day tour
"We really appreciated the experience of being able to do this tour. It was very moving, and hard to describe adequately. Our tour guides were great, and we felt safe through the tour."..."
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Cradle of Humankind half day tour
"The tou has been amazing and perfectly matching the description on the website. The guide, Norman, has been very kind and professional. 100% recommended"..."
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Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour
"I thoroughly enjoyed my half day tour with Jacob. While I was on my own for the museum visits, we struck up fascinating conversation between the sites and he was able to share not only different aspects of Soweto but also a sense of day to day life, without intruding on people's lives. Highly recommend him!"..."

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