Gain insight into the history and culture of Soweto, the largest urban area of Johannesburg, on this tour. The legacy of Apartheid, and the incredible stories of the immense resistance to it, come intensely to life on this expertly guided tour of the vibrant sprawl of Soweto – a vast township that grew from a forced settlement in 1904 that aimed to segregate races and ethnicities in early Johannesburg. You’ll get a fascinating glimpse of bustling neighbourhood life as you drive by the former residences of two South African Nobel Peace Prize winners, as well as visit icons of the “struggle”, such as the Hector Pieterson Memorial, the Regina Mundi Church and Freedom Square. You’ll also visit several inspiring projects to experience Soweto’s on-going striving for community development, and pass by Africa’s largest hospital, Chris Hani Baragwanath. Your tour includes live onboard commentary and hotel pick-up and drop-off.
• 3.5 hours
Join this 9-hour guided tour of Soweto with a small-group of no more than 11 guest. Tour the Apartheid Museum, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and local shanty towns. Enjoy a delicious traditional buffet lunch along with complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off. Learn from your guide, the historical background and cultural of this great town.
• 9 hours
See the historical highlights of Johannesburg by luxury vehicle on this comprehensive sightseeing tour! Spend the morning exploring the “City of Gold” and taking in top Johannesburg attractions, including the Westcliff views, Nelson Mandela Bridge (photo opportunity only, not crossing the bridge - time permitting) ), Museum Africa (photo opportunity only - time permitting), Mary Fitzgerald Square and Newtown sites. Walk up to the observation deck at the Carlton Center for unforgettable views over the city, and learn about South Africa’s transition to democracy at Constitution Hill (closed on Public Holidays). This landlocked city surrounded by golden mountains will take you back to its humble beginnings as a mining settlement and its progress to becoming the 40th largest metropolitan area in the world. Travel our streets reliving the South African dream.
• 4 hours
On this full day tour your guide, who was born and raised in Soweto, will take you past all the hotspots in Soweto, the Apartheid Museum and sites in Johannesburg. The tour will take you deep into the township culture, so you can enjoy a personal experience of how vibrant and lively this part of Johannesburg really is!
• 10 hours
Enjoy a relaxing private transfer from Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport to your Johannesburg City, Pretoria, Sandton or Sun City hotel. Travel in comfort as you are picked up from the airport and taken to your hotel, arriving relaxed and ready for your travels!
• 25 minutes
Spot the Big 5 at Pilanesberg Game Reserve then relax at the unique Sun City Resort on a packed day trip from Johannesburg. Combine two very different destinations in one tour for a great way to experience what the region has to offer. Travel from Johannesburg to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and enjoy a closed-vehicle game drive, seeking out diverse African wildlife in the 572 km² park, which is not only home to most Southern African species but also home to the Big 5, namely lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. The reserve is also one of the world’s outstanding geological phenomena: a crater of a long-extinct volcano and the result of eruptions some 1 200 million years ago. Your safari is followed by a guided tour of the famous Sun City Resort, a glitzy and lush entertainment complex bordering the park. You will have time to explore Sun City, which is not only a luxury casino and resort but also a flagship structure associated with times during the Apartheid South Africa.
• 11 hours
Discover Pretoria’s top sights on this 5-hour sightseeing tour from Johannesburg. With an expert guide, admire the highlights of South Africa’s elegant administrative capital, nicknamed the ‘Jacaranda City,’ for its annual purple jacaranda blooms, and learn about its tangled history. Stop outside the imposing Palace of Justice, where Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life in 1964, and see the Union Buildings where he was made president 30 years later. Plus, visit Kruger House, once home to Boer leader Paul Kruger, and the mighty Voortrekker Monument, before your return to Johannesburg.
• 4 hours
Highly recommended Private Transfer/Shuttle Service to and from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), South Africa. You can be dropped-off or picked-up in any suburb in Johannesburg, Sandton or Pretoria. Your driver will receive you at the Arrivals Terminal with a name board for your peace of mind. On confirmation you will get an emergency WhatsApp number for your convenience. If safety, security, comfort and peace of mind are you priority; then this is the best private airport transfer package to choose when you need ground transportation to and from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) to anywhere in South Africa. Choose to book a one-way or two-way trip. Choose from 3 vehicle types: 1. Standard (eg Toyota Corolla) - upto 4 passengers2. Executive (eg Mercedes Benz) - upto 3 passengers3. Passenger Minivan (eg Hyundai H1 or Toyota Quantum) - 5 to 15 passengers
• 45 minutes
Come and experience the wonders of the Pilanesberg Nature reserve in an open 4x4 Safari vehicle on this 10-hour tour. Have the opportunity to view the big 5 (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard), up close and personal. After lunch (included), you can chose to either do another safari drive in a closed vehicle (Minivan), or head to the Sun City Casino and hotel resort.
• 10 hours
Spend a full day game viewing in Pilanesberg National Park. You have the option of choosing between an Open Game Viewing vehicle and a closed vehicle. Enjoy lunch at a watering hole in Pilanesberg and witness wildlife such as elephants, giraffes, kudus, warthog, zebra and many other species. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who knows the park and the best spots to possibly find the different animals.
• 12 hours