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  1. South Africa
  2. Gauteng
  3. Johannesburg
  4. Soweto

Private Soweto Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 155208
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Explore the south-west township city of Soweto on this history filled tour. You will delve deep into South Africa's black only township, where the history of Apartheid traces its roots from.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Audio guide/headphones

Pickup included

Your Johannesburg hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Drive by Soweto townships and see the suburban way of life
  • Visit Mandela House Museum
  • Go to the Hector Piterson Museum and learn about the youth uprising movement
Full description
You will depart from your hotel in Sandton, heading to the south-west township of (Soweto).  Take a designated route through Johannesburg south suburbs and see the sleek cars and spacious freeways. You will go past Johannesburg city with its tall buildings, most of them built during the apartheid era, as you make your way to Soweto. Soon, the beautiful scenery will disappear as you enter Soweto, which has a population of just over 2 million black residents.

Pass through two iconic landmarks that used to house power generation, and are now normally used for Bungee jumping. Drive through Soweto heading to the famous Hector Pieterson Museum with its dark history about the youth uprising in 1976. From here you will drive through Soweto for sightseeing, and finally head to Mandela House Museum on Vilakazi Street. Here, you will learn about the man, Nelson Mandela, who became a world icon.

Finally, you will hop on back to the tour van heading back to the hotel in Johannesburg. En route, you will pass through FNB stadium, which hosted the opening and closing matches of the 2010 World Cup finals.
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks
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Africa Moja Tours & Safaris

Product ID: 155208