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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


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


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


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


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


4 Day Kruger National Park Tour

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A quality budget safari experience. Enjoy small group tours that focuses on quality friendly service with a flexible out...

Duration:4 days


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


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


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 30 minutes


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 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


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


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


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


2-Day Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

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Our 2-Day Kruger National Park Safari happens to be the most unique 2-Day safari. With an afternoon safari and a morning...

Duration:2 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


Johannesburg Full-Day Tour(Soweto/Jo-Burg & Apartheid Museum)

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Our full-day tour offers a great opportunity to explore the city of Gold,learning about the history,township life,cultur...

Duration:9 hours


Exclusive Classic Flight for Two

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The Exclusive balloon flight offers a unique personal hot air balloon experience in one of our smaller balloons, restric...

Duration:3 hours


2 Day Pilanesberg ultimate Luxury Safari

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This tour is perfect for time-strapped travelers or romantic couples who want to get out of the city and into the gorgeo...

Duration:2 days


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


Half-Day Private Johannesburg Bill Harrops Hot Air Balloon Safari

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This tour offers guests a unique Hot Air Balloon experience in Johannesburg with Bill Harrops "Original" Balloon Safaris...

Duration:5 hours


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


3-Day Johannesburg Tour with Pilanesberg National Park Safari

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Travelers will get to know South Africa’s biggest city on a tour that covers all the highlights of Johannesburg and Sowe...

Duration:3 days


4 Day Lodge and Treehouse Kruger National Park Safari

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• 1 night accommodation in a chalet and 2 nights in a treehouse • 3 hour sunset drive on Balule Big 5 Reserve • ...

Duration:4 days


Ultimate Johannesburg Soweto Experience with Apartheid Museum

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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 ...

Duration:10 hours


Walk with Elephants Experience plus Monkey Forest Walk

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If you love animals and want an animal interaction experience, this is for you!Meet elephants on foot in their n...

Duration:6 hours


Cradle of Humankind Tour and a Lion Safari from Johannesburg

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Immerse yourself in the rich history of Lion and Safari Park and the Cradle of Humankind. Begin your adventure with a th...

Duration:10 hours


3 Day Kruger National Park tour

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A quick option if your time is limited, to experience quality safari's and a taste of the surrounding beauty of Kruger N...

Duration:3 days


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


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


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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