Soweto and Johannesburg Private Guided Day Tour


Quick Info:

Embark on an experience to explore Johannesburg and Soweto with our professional local guide, sharing their knowledge and life experience of the apartheid regime. After pick-up, we travel to Houghton exploring the Northern suburbs of Johannesburg along the way, upon arrival we stop for a photo opportunity overlooking Johannesburg from the top. We proceed with our tour to learn more about South Africa Democracy at Constitutional Hill where you will be guided by the site representative. We drive past Mandela Bridge which is known to be the fourth of five bridges crossing the railway line; linking Braamfontein and Newtown business areas. Discover the gold history at Main Street for an hour of guided Mining District tour and continue with Gold Mine Tour at Gold Reef City conducted by the site-local guide. We further learn and experience Soweto culture and its current developments with visits to Hector Peterson and Vilakazi Street known as the “Beverly Hills of Soweto” home to Mandela House and Bishop Desmond Tutu. We end our tour at Kliptown with a visit to Walter Sisulu Square and Informal Settlement getting to interact with the locals. 

N.B. Gold Reef City is opened Saturday and Sunday.

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Our safe guided Soweto and Johannesburg tour offers a historical background of South Africa and its current developments. This tour offers private pick-up and drop-off at communicated location 24-hours prior to departure conducted by our professional guide. Enjoy interacting with the locals sharing their life stories in Soweto and taste Soweto Beer or African Beer at a local Shebeen. 


  • Tour Vilakazi street which holds the two Nobel prize winners
  • Visit Hector Pieterson Museum
  • Gold Mine tour at Gold Reef City
  • Guided Mining District Tour
  • Learn more about the history at Constitutional Hill and Apartheid Museum
  • Personalized tour with driver-guide in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle

Inclusions and Exclusions

What’s Included:

  • English speaking guide
  • Vehicle and fuel
  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
  • Bottled mineral water

What’s Excluded:

  • All meals and drinks
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • All entrance fees to places of interest
  • Items of personal nature
  • Accommodation

Additional Info

Know Before You Go:

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Infants seats are available - Write in the notes how many seats and age(s) of kids
  • Wheelchair accessible at certain attractions
  • Near public transport
  • Children below 15 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Most travelers can participate

What to Bring:

  • A jacket or a jersey as the weather can change at any time
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Cash - South African currency (ZAR) and all major credits cards are accepted at places of interests
  • Sunscreen and a hat or a small umbrella
  • Camera or a full charged cellphone to capture memorable moments
Language(s) Spoken
Cut off: 12 hours
Booking in advance
Experience endurance level
8 Hours
Tour Duration
Private Sightseeing Tour
Tour Type
Minimum Number of passengers is: 2
Know before you go
100% refund when canceling 24hours prior to the tour starting time
Easy Cancellation Policy

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