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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.

Full Day Ultimate Pilanesberg National Park Safari from Johannesburg or Pretoria

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After collecting you form your hotel or residence in Johannesburg between 06:00 – 06:30, we travel to the Pilanesberg Na...

Duration:10 hours


Soweto /Johannesburg and Apartheid Museum Guided Full Day Tour

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This tour is unique because you will get to see the beautiful city called the city of gold and have full experience of h...

Duration:8 to 9 hours


Half Guided Day Tour of Soweto And Apartheid Museum

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Soweto is a township of the city of Johannesburg metropolitan municipality in Gauteng,South Africa where you will have e...

Duration:4 to 5 hours


4 Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari

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• 3 night accommodation in a chalet • 3 hour sunset drive on Balule Big 5 Reserve • Bush braai at Marula Tree Bo...

Duration:4 days


Half-Day Tour of Soweto Tour

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On this half day tour in Soweto, your guide will take you past all the hotspots in Soweto. The Soweto tour will take you...

Duration:5 hours


Full Day Pilanesberg Experience in Open Vehicle

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Come and experience the wonders of the Pilanesberg Nature reserve in full day open safari drive . Have the opportunity t...

Duration:9 hours


Safari Flight

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Our Safari Flight takes the Classic flight beyond traditional boundaries, and is the ultimate in game viewing experience...

Duration:1 hour


Johannesburg and Soweto tour

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Our tours are run by well experienced and well trained tourist guides who are registered with accredited tourism authori...

Duration:5 hours


Half Day Lion Park tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

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The Lion & Safari Park is a 30-45-minute drive from Johannesburg, located in the historic Cradle of Humankind. It’s a pr...

Duration:5 hours


3 Day Kruger National Park Safari & Panorama Route

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Kruger National Park is the most recommended for wildlife destination in South Africa and in Africa. Depart from Johanne...

Duration:3 days


Soweto Half Day Tour

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Get the experience of being a local Soweto resident by spending your day in one of the largest townships in South Africa...

Duration:4 hours


Two day Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

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This real African safari is designed for those who are looking for an affordable 2 day trip to the majestic Kruger Natio...

Duration:2 days


Full-Day Soweto, Apartheid Museum and Lunch Tour

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Join this 9-hour guided tour of Soweto with a small-group of no more than 11 guest. Tour the Apartheid Museum, Chris Han...

Duration:9 hours


Elephant & Monkey Sanctuary Tour from Johannesburg

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• On the way to the Sanctuary travel through the scenic Magaliesburg and see the beautiful man made dam called Hartebees...

Duration:6 hours


Kruger National Park Day Trip From Johannesburg

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You will depart from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park which will take about 4 hours. But don’t sleep! You will get a...

Duration:12 to 15 hours


6 Day Lodge and Treehouse Kruger National Park Safari

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• 1 night accommodation in a chalet and 4 nights in a treehouse • 3 hour sunset drive on Balule Big 5 Reserve • ...

Duration:6 days


Jo'burg Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Apartheid Museum & Soweto

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Use the free hotel shuttle to connect with this open top bus tour & see the suburbs and downtown area of Joburg, reliabl...

Duration:3 hours


Soweto and Johannesburg Exclusive Full Day Guided Tour

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Jo’burg. Jozi. Egoli. Built on gold, Johannesburg has always been a city of opportunities!Named after Johann Ris...

Duration:7 to 8 hours


Full Day Exquisite Pilanesberg Safari from Johannesburg

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The Pilanesberg Nature Reserve tour offers a unique opportunity to experience African wildlife up close. You can book an...

Duration:12 hours 30 minutes


1-3 Passenger Private Johannesburg - Airport Transfer

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We will track your flight (subject to flight number being provided) and will factor in any delays out of your control at...

Duration:30 to 60 minutes


Captivating 3 Day Kruger Safari Adventure From Johannesburg

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Embark on an unforgettable 3-day/2-night Kruger National Park safari adventure, where you'll truly "Beat About the Bush....

Duration:3 days


Amapiano & Afrobeats Nightlife Experience in Johannesburg

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Our Jo’burg NightLife Experience is an experience that offers guests the opportunity to explore Johannesburg's greatest ...

Duration:5 to 8 hours


Half day safari from johannesburg

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A half day safari is the perfect tour option for travelles with limited time and love wild animals, nature and the outdo...

Duration:6 hours


Pilanesberg National Park Day Safari in Open Jeeps with Lunch

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On this tour, I am taking you to a place that has fantastic nature, many wild animals, excellent safari and game drive t...

Duration:11 to 12 hours


Lesedi Cultural Village

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Enjoy an authentic African experience on this half day tour. We take you to Lesedi Cultural Village, where you will enjo...

Duration:6 hours


4 Day Ultra Budget Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

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Our Ultimate Budget Kruger Safari is designed for those guests who would like to experience a safari to the world-renown...

Duration:4 days


Captivating Safari Lion Park Experience (Half Day Guided Tour)

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Capativating Safari Lion park guided tour is so unique because it create world class informative tourist attractions to ...

Duration:4 to 5 hours


Apartheid History Tour: Pretoria and Soweto 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 Afr...

Duration:10 hours


5 Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari

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• 4 night accommodation in a chalet • 3 hour sunset drive on Balule Big 5 Reserve • Bush braai at Marula Tree Bo...

Duration:5 days


Maropeng, Cradle of Mankind including Sterkfontein Caves

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The day starts off at the Maropeng visitor centre where can learn about the facts and evolution of the world and humanki...

Duration:6 hours


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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