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.

Soweto and Johannesburg Guided 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 hours

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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. Ha...

Duration:9 hours

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Full Day Ultimate Pilanesberg National Park Safari

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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

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Kruger National Park One Day 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 Natio...

Duration:16 hours

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3 Days Guided Kruger Park Safari from Johannesburg

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BEAT ABOUT THE BUSH with this incredible 3 days /2 night Kruger national Park safari adventure with accommodation INSIDE...

Duration:3 days

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5 Day Katekani Lodge Kruger National Park Safari

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• Sunset drive • Bush barbeque • 4 hour morning Big Five bush walk • 3 hour ...

Duration:5 days

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Cradle of Humankind and Maropeng Day Tour from Johannesburg

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Depart from your hotel in Johannesburg to The Cradle of Humankind and Maropeng to discover many hominid and other animal...

Duration:7 hours

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Soweto & Johannesburg Half Day Tour

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Enjoy an orientation of Joburg City with a special visit to Soweto where you'll get to see the Hector Pieterson ...

Duration:5 hours

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7 Day Kruger and Swaziland Safari

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Discover the hidden gems Southern Africa has to offer ranging from the Big 5 of the Kruger National Park, the traditiona...

Duration:7 days

 

Safari to Pilanesberg the Gem of Africa

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Enjoy a wonderful day Safari to the Pilanesberg National Park. You have the option to choose either a safari in an open ...

Duration:12 hours

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4-Day Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

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Explore one of the world's largest conservation areas and witness all that Africa has to offer with the 4-Day Kruger Nat...

Duration:4 days

 

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

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Pilanesberg National Park One Day Safari from Johannesburg

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Spend part of your day game viewing in Pilanesberg National Park on an Open Game Viewing vehicle. You have the option of...

Duration:10 hours

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Early Morning Balloon Safari with Breakfast from Magaliesburg

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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 close...

Duration:4 hours

 

Rhino and Lion Park Half Day Safari from Johannesburg ZAR R1600

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Get easy access to the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve with this half-day tour from Johannesburg. Eliminate the need for a...

Duration:6 hours

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3days Mabula Game Lodge - Limpopo from Pretoria or Johannesburg

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Revel in the sheer variety of animal, bird and plant life; the diverse landscapes ranging from grassland plains to rocky...

Duration:3 days

 

2 Days Pilanesberg Park Glamping Safari

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Day 1Your Driver will pick you up from your hotel or address in Johannesburg at around 10:00 am for a 2 hours Dr...

Duration:2 minutes

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3 Day Tent Kruger National Park Safari

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Imagine... inhale the fresh balmy air of African Bushveld. Fall asleep to the gurgling of the river, interrupted by the ...

Duration:3 days

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Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour

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Soweto is an urban area of the city of Johannesburg in Gauteng, South Africa, bordering the city's mining belt in the so...

Duration:5 hours

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Pretoria and cullinan mine day tour(underground)

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This activity is one the most interesting to do because we combine the mining experience and the rich history of the cap...

Duration:10 hours

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Lesedi cultural village tour

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Our tours are run by well experienced and well trained tourist guides who are registered with the accredited authority(T...

Duration:6 hours

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Johannesburg full-day tour(SOWETO/JO-BURG&APARTHEID MUSEUM)

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

Duration:9 hours

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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 11 guest. Tour the Apartheid Museum, Chris Han...

Duration:9 hours

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Full day Cradle of Humankind, Maropeng meuseum and Sterkfontein caves tour

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About Cradle of Humankind • Join us on a 1 Day tour through the Cradle of Humankind • Enjoy the sighting of the ...

Duration:7 to 9 hours

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Private Soweto Tour 5 hours approximately from Johannesburg or Pretoria.

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Explore South Africa's most famous township with this half-day tour of Soweto from Johannesburg. Join a knowledgeable lo...

Duration:5 hours

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Cradle of Humankind Tour with a Lion Safari

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Visit the world-renowned Cradle of Humankind. You will experience the Sterkfontein Caves and Maropeng exhibition centre ...

Duration:10 hours

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Johannesburg and Soweto Full Day Tour (8 -9 hours Tour)

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Early morning …as you get ready for this long but fun day ahead; we explore the history, architecture, the culture and m...

Duration:1 hour

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Private Shuttle Service from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

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Enjoy a private shuttle from anywhere in Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park which is the largest game reserve in S...

Duration:5 hours

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Elephant Sanctuary Tour; Hartbeespoort

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This tour will show you the beautiful lumbering giants of Africa - the mighty elephant by taking a 2-hour tour of an ele...

Duration:4 hours

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Soweto and Apartheid museum + local lunch half day tour

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A private tour that is more welcoming with full of interesting facts about the history and culture of South Africa. Get ...

Duration:6 hours

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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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