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Johannesburg - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

Johannesburg - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

If you only have a couple of days to spare in South Africa, you’ll definitely want to spend them in Johannesburg. Visiting the capital city is one of the top things to do since it offers a selection of fun and interesting sightseeing tours and activities. Learn more about South Africa’s history by exploring the Apartheid Museum and the Liliesleaf Farm, then head off to Joziburg Lane to sample delicious food and drinks while viewing the work of local artists. You’ll also want to check out the Wits Art Museum to see beautiful exhibits of African art then relax at Mary Fitzgerald Square afterwards.

Private Tour: Pilanesberg National Park from Johannesburg

(12) Reviews

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

Duration
12 hours

Lion Park Half-Day Tour from Johannesburg and Pretoria

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You will have an opportunity to interact with some of the animals in the Cub World area which has a giraffe feeding platform that puts you at eye level with a tame resident giraffe creating a fun expe

Duration
4 hours

Pilanesberg Game Reserve Guided Day Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

(5) Reviews

The Pilanesberg is home not only to the Big 5 but to a host of other popular animals like zebra, giraffe, antelope, warthog and over 100 species of bird. The tour is conducted in an open air game vehi

Duration
1 day

Full-Day Soweto City Tour with Apartheid Museum

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Join this 9-hour guided tour of Soweto with a small-group of no more than 15. Tour the Apartheid Museum, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and local shanty towns. Enjoy a delicious traditional buffet l

Duration
9 hours

Pretoria, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour from Johannesburg

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Enjoy this full day Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Tour that will get you to know the history of South Africa. You will visit the Voortrekker Museum in Pretoria which have the history of

Duration
10 hours

3-Day Victoria Falls Tour with Round-Trip Flight from Johannesburg

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Visit Africa’s breathtaking Victoria Falls on this 3-day trip from Johannesburg with flights and two nights of 3-, 4- or 5-star hotel accommodation included. After flying from OR Tambo International A

Duration
3 days

Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour

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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

Duration
10 hours

5-Day Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park Tour with Round-Trip Flight from Johannesburg

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Visit Victoria Falls and Botswana’s Chobe National Park on a 5-day tour from Johannesburg, and enjoy non-stop thrills from start to finish! After flying to Victoria Falls, head to the world’s largest

Duration
5 days

Johannesburg Highlights: Guided Day Tour

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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

Duration
10 hours

Magaliesburg Balloon Safari from Johannesburg

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If you’re going to do it, then do it in unassailable style. Quaff champagne as you enjoy what some describe as the closest thing to heaven known to man - the "magical experience" of lazily drifting

Duration
4 hours

Cradle of Humankind Tour from Johannesburg

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Visit the world-renowned Sterkfontein Caves, Maropeng and the Lion and Safari Park on this 8-hour adventure from Johannesburg, Sandton or Pretoria. Spend an hour on a guided tour in the underground ca

Duration
8 hours

Johannesburg Airport Shared Arrival Transfer

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Enjoy a relaxing transfer from Johannesburg Tambo International Airport to your Johannesburg City, Pretoria or Sun City hotel. Travel in comfort as you are picked up from the airport and taken to your

Duration
Varies

Johannesburg Airport Shared Departure Transfer

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Enjoy a relaxing transfer from your Johannesburg City, Pretoria or Sun City hotel to Johannesburg International Airport. Travel in comfort as you are picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport

Duration
Varies

Private Johannesburg Full Day Tour Including a Visit to the Lion Park

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Enjoy a full packed day in Johannesburg in this exciting tour day from safari to history and culture and then join the lifestyle of Johannesburg's residence as you take a sun-downer. The tour is good

Duration
Flexible

Private 3-Day Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

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Just the right safari if you are a business traveller and have a weekend off. This 3-day chalet Kruger Park safari is packed with wildlife activities in Kruger National Park.

Duration
3 days

Pilanesberg Safari Day Trip from Johannesburg or Pretoria

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Enjoy a day trip Safari tour to the Pilanesberg National Park. The tour can depart from either Johannesburg and surrounding areas, Sandton or Pretoria for the famous Pilanesberg National Park. View wi

Duration
12 hours

Magaliesberg Day Tour from Johannesburg

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The Magaliesberg is a World Heritage site known for its natural beauty and rich heritage. The 1620 hectare (4003 acres) Hartbeespoort Dam functions both as a source of irrigation for farms in the area

Duration
8 hours

3 DAYS KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

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Experience the Worlds wonders of African Nature in its Animal diversity on this 3 Days Kruger National Park tour From your confirmed hotel in Johannesburg.This is an amazing choice of tour as you will

Duration
3 days

Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

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Embark on a tour where you will have full experience of historical and city sightseeing of Soweto and Johannesburg! See some of the most important locations as well as an informative friendly guide to

Duration
8 hours

Full-Day Cradle of Human Kind Tour from Johannesburg

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Visit the Cradle of Human Kind in Johannesburg. One of UNESCO World Heritage Sites not far from Johannesburg. These tour has exclusive sites that explains the origin of human kind in South Africa. Get

Duration
7 hours

Pilanesberg Safari Tour from Johannesburg

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Enjoy a Big5 game drive in the Pilanesberg National Park. You have the option of choosing between an open game viewing vehicle or a closed vehicle. An experienced guide who knows the park and the best

Duration
12 hours

Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off and Soweto Tours

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Enjoy a 1- or 2-day Johannesburg combo that includes a City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour and a comprehensive minibus tour of Soweto! Enjoy commentary from an onboard guide as you explore the notabl

Duration
1 or 2 days

Lesedi Cultural Village and Sterkfontein Caves Day Tour

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Explore Johannesburg's favorite cultural attractions in this 6 hour tour. Get to meet an authentic 'zulu warrior of  the Lesedi Cultural village.He  will take you on a 2.5 hour magical journey through

Duration
6 hours

4 Day Kruger Safari

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Join this 4 Day tour to the majestic Kruger National Park, one of the top wilderness reserves in the world and home to the highest concentration of lions in Africa. Together with very comfortable acco

Duration
4 days

11-Day South Africa Highlights Tour from Johannesburg

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A Kruger National Park safari, Cape Town and the Garden Route in 11 days. Enjoy Big 5 game viewing in the Kruger National Park and take in the finest highlights that cosmopolitan Cape Town has to offe

Duration
11 days

Private Tour: Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

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This one day tour to Kruger National Park departs from Johannesburg in the early morning. After check-in at Kruger National Park, immediately start your day's game driving. Although a day trip to Krug

Duration
16 hours

Lion Park Half-Day Tour from Johannesburg

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Visit the Lion Park at the heart of Johannesburg just a 40 minute drive from Sandton in Johannesburg where you will have a date with lions who like to live in prides and also if you lucky you will get

Duration
Flexible

Private Airport Transfers Between OR Tambo Airport and Johannesburg

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Recommended private airport shuttle service especially for first-time visitors to South Africa. If safety, security, comfort and peace of mind are you priority then this is one of the best private air

Duration
45 minutes

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK DAY TRIP FROM JOHANNESBURG

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Depart from your hotel  in Johannesburg at around 9am to the north of The country to this memorable wildlife experience, where your Driver/guide will be telling you about the history of some interesti

Duration
12 to 15 hrs

Pretoria Johannesburg and Pillanesburg National Park Safari in 3 days

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Pretoria, Johannesburg and Pillannesburg National Park Safari will take you back in time with the history and Day Safari at its best. Explore the hidden truth about the dominant Afrikaaners of South A

Duration
3 days

Johannesburg - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

This South African city was not traditionally known as a tourist destination, but having served as a transit point for those who are going to popular places, such as the Kruger National Park, Durban and Cape Town, it saw developments of several tourist attractions, including historical museums. You can go to the former townships of Alexandra and Soweto, which you will find the former home of Nelson Mandela, which is now a museum. As a cultural hub, Johannesburg also offers a wide variety of cultural venues that you should not miss to see.

Top tour activities in Johannesburg

Here are some of the top things to do during your trip to the city:

  • Take a township tour - The most popular of this tour is that for Soweto, where you will be taken around this densely populated and vibrant town. It is recommended not to go on your own for this trip and only use official operators.
  • Visit a gold mine - You can go to the Old Kromdraai Gold Mine, which was one of the first gold mines in the region and is situated about a 20-minute drive from the city.
  • Take a heritage tour - Through this activity, you will be able to learn the most significant stories in South Africa’s recent past. You will also see how the combination of literature, politics, art and culture provided a backdrop for the history of the city.

Top tour attractions in Johannesburg

For your itinerary, make sure you include the following attractions:

  • Constitution Hill - This is a former prison that overlooks the city and offers a great insight into the history of South Africa. Basically, the site is comprised of the Old Fort Museum, the Women’s Gaol Museum and the Number Four Museum, where you will be able to explore provocative exhibits.
  • Apartheid Museum - The collection in this gallery is known for graphically portraying the story of the Apartheid through artifacts, photographs, film, newspaper clips and even personal accounts. Using thought-provoking exhibits, this museum will take you on an emotional journey through South Africa’s history, from the decades of oppression to the declaration of democracy.
  • Gold Reef City - Eight kilometers from the city, the Gold Reef City will whisk you back to the gold rush era through a series of historical exhibits and thrilling theme park rides. Basically, this is an attraction for the family, entertaining its visitors with reproductions of structures from the era. It also offers you the opportunity to explore a disused shaft of the Crown Mines, which is one of the world’s richest gold mines.

Johannesburg sightseeing tours and activities

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