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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.

 

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

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

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from81181

EMI starts at 7250.83 per month

Lion Park Half-Day Tour from Johannesburg and Pretoria

Lion Park Half-Day Tour from Johannesburg and Pretoria

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

Location : Pretoria

Starting from9873

EMI starts at 881.83 per month

Full-Day Soweto City Tour with Apartheid Museum

Full-Day Soweto City Tour with Apartheid Museum

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from5212

EMI starts at 465.52 per month

Pretoria, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour from Johannesburg

Pretoria, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Guided Day Tour from Johannesburg

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from13164

EMI starts at 1175.77 per month

Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour

Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour

Come and experience the wonders of the Pilanesaberg 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 leopar

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from10465

EMI starts at 934.7 per month

Private Tour: Pilanesberg National Park from Johannesburg

Private Tour: Pilanesberg National Park from Johannesburg

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from9429

EMI starts at 842.17 per month

Private Tour: Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

Private Tour: Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from16488

EMI starts at 1472.66 per month

Pilanesberg Game Reserve Guided Day Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

Pilanesberg Game Reserve Guided Day Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from14480

EMI starts at 1293.31 per month

Johannesburg Highlights: Guided Day Tour

Johannesburg Highlights: Guided Day Tour

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from5212

EMI starts at 465.52 per month

Cradle of Humankind Tour from Johannesburg

Cradle of Humankind Tour from Johannesburg

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from9873

EMI starts at 881.83 per month

Full-Day Cradle of Human Kind Tour from Johannesburg

Full-Day Cradle of Human Kind Tour from Johannesburg

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.

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from8886

EMI starts at 793.67 per month

Johannesburg Airport Shared Arrival Transfer

Johannesburg Airport Shared Arrival Transfer

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from3548

EMI starts at 316.9 per month

Johannesburg Airport Shared Departure Transfer

Johannesburg Airport Shared Departure Transfer

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from3548

EMI starts at 316.9 per month

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

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

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from10534

EMI starts at 940.86 per month

Private 3-Day Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

Private 3-Day Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

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.

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from57806

EMI starts at 5163.05 per month

4Days Kruger National Park Overnight Safaris

4Days Kruger National Park Overnight Safaris

4days Kruger National Park safaris, Mpumalanga Province. Enjoy the Big 5 and other game species. Also visit one of the Third Largest Canyon - The Blyde River Canyon. The rate include

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from86883

EMI starts at 7760.12 per month

Johannesburg Combo: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off and Soweto Tours

Johannesburg Combo: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off and Soweto Tours

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from1981

EMI starts at 176.94 per month

Magaliesburg Balloon Safari from Johannesburg

Magaliesburg Balloon Safari from Johannesburg

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from13533

EMI starts at 1208.73 per month

Pilanesberg Safari Day Trip from Johannesburg or Pretoria

Pilanesberg Safari Day Trip from Johannesburg or Pretoria

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

Location : Pretoria

Starting from11519

EMI starts at 1028.84 per month

Private Tour: 2-Day Tented Kruger Park Safari from Johannesburg

Private Tour: 2-Day Tented Kruger Park Safari from Johannesburg

Experience everything the Kruger National Park has to offer in just one night. This 2 day tented Kruger Park safari departs from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg at around 6am every morn

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from20832

EMI starts at 1860.65 per month

Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

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

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from4936

EMI starts at 440.87 per month

3 Days Kruger National Park Overnight Safaris

3 Days Kruger National Park Overnight Safaris

3 days Kruger National Park safaris, Mpumalanga Province. Enjoy the Big 5 and other game species. Also visit one of the Third Largest Canyon - The Blyde River Canyon. The rate includes acc

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from65819

EMI starts at 5878.75 per month

City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Explore the sights of Johannesburg aboard a double-decker bus on a City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour! See and learn about top Johannesburg attractions including Constitution Hill, Ghandi Square, th

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from849

EMI starts at 75.83 per month

Full-Day Lesedi Cultural Village Tour from Johannesburg

Full-Day Lesedi Cultural Village Tour from Johannesburg

Lesedi Cultural Village showcases the different tribes of South Africa and their indigenous cultures that will make you appreciate South Africa Culture. Home to various cultures and how they value tra

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from9873

EMI starts at 881.83 per month

Half-Day Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg

Half-Day Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg

The City of Tshwane is home to the Union Buildings – residence of the Presidency and his government and home to Parliament during the winter months.

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from4700

EMI starts at 419.79 per month

Soweto Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Soweto Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Gain insight into the history and culture of Soweto, the largest urban area of Johannesburg, on this 4-hour tour by coach or minivan. Hear about the role Soweto played in South Africa's apartheid move

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from3910

EMI starts at 349.23 per month

Half-Day Lion Park Safari from Johannesburg

Half-Day Lion Park Safari from Johannesburg

Nowhere can you get closer to a pride of Lions and other animals and still be completely safe. See the animals up close in all the activities that the Lion Park offers, Mount Zion Tours and Travels gu

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from9873

EMI starts at 881.83 per month

Johannesburg Tour: Cycle Soweto with a Local Guide

Johannesburg Tour: Cycle Soweto with a Local Guide

See Johannesburg city sights in the morning and then pedal your way around Soweto. Led by a friendly guide, your half-day tour starts with a glimpse of Orlando West and East vistas. After lunch, explo

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from5208

EMI starts at 465.16 per month

Kruger National Park Day Tour from Johannesburg

Kruger National Park Day Tour from Johannesburg

An ideal tour for those guests who do not have a lot of time to do a multi-day safari, a full-day trip to Kruger National Park provides an opportunity to take in lots of scenery and wildlife in one of

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from25670

EMI starts at 2292.76 per month

Cradle of Human Kind Tour and Lesedi Cultural Village Day Tour from Johannesburg

Cradle of Human Kind Tour and Lesedi Cultural Village Day Tour from Johannesburg

Experience both of these places in a day filled with history and culture. Lesedi Cultural will bring you the diverse cultures of South Africa and how they shape the modern life of today while the Crad

Location : Johannesburg

Starting from13164

EMI starts at 1175.77 per month


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

To be able to see the best of this beautiful city, check out all Johannesburg sightseeing tours and activities here at La Vacanza Travel.