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.

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

 

Classic Flight

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In line with traditional balloon flights, our Classic Air Balloon Flight offers guests the serene beauty of floating gen...

Duration:1 hour

 

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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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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Private 3 Day 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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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

 

Maropeng Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Cave Experience

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The Cradle of Humankind was declared a World Heritage Site in 1999 because of the area’s exceptional contribution to our...

Duration:7 to 8 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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Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour - Underground tour

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Come and enjoy with us exclusive underground tours of the working Cullinan Diamond Mine. This mine has produced some of ...

Duration:6 days

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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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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 to 9 hours

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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

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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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Horseback Safari

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This horse-back safari is set against the tranquil and beautiful Magaliesburg mountains. You will be taken deep into the...

Duration:5 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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Magaliesburg Canopy Adventure from Johannesburg with Pickup

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Canopy tours take you on an awesome magaliesburg adventure. The ultimate adrenalin adventure for the thrill seeker !

Duration:5 hours

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Taste of Africa (Food & Beer tasting Experience)

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Yeoville is one of the most diverse suburbs in South Africa, known for being highly Afro-cosmopolitan with many African ...

Duration:4 hours

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Canopy Tours in Magaliesberg

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Take a guided tour with to to do ziplining in Magaliesberg Mountains that promises adventure filled day.

Duration:4 to 8 hours

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Half Day Pretoria City Tour

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The city of Pretoria (aka The Jakaranda City) is South Africa’s administrative capital and we take you on an amazing cul...

Duration:4 to 5 hours

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Fascinating Pilanesberg Safari Open Jeep Experience

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This tour is unique because it gives travelers the chance of wildlife sightseeing in their natural environment .The trav...

Duration:10 to 11 hours

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Lesedi cultural village tour

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Reliable,knowledgeable,fun,experience,smile,affordable,unique,this tour is unique because it combines culture and wildli...

Duration:5 hours

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City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Johannesburg

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The finest way to explore Johannesburg safely, reliably and in comfort from the top deck of an open-top bus. Learn about...

Duration:60 to 90 minutes

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Cradle of Humankind

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The cradle of the humankind declared a World Heritage site in 1999; it consists of over 40 sites, several of which have ...

Duration:5 hours

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Johannesburg Walking Tour

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Johannesburg is the largest urban complex of South Africa with a population exceeding quarter million. This tour will ta...

Duration:6 hours

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Pilanesberg Safari Tour

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Spot game such as zebras, giraffes, and lions in Pilanesberg National ParkCapture classic wildlife shots from an ope...

Duration:8 hours

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Private Airport Shuttle

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Private pick-up and drop-off service anywhere in Johannesburg to and from the airport.Transport will be provided...

Duration:30 to 60 minutes

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Wine Tasting Experience in Johannesburg

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We only showcase boutique wines and not mass-produced commercial wines, so they will get the chance to taste the best wi...

Duration:1 hour

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Soweto & Johannesburg Private

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Why should travelers book this tour because Soweto represents the hard-fought struggle against apartheid . We look beyon...

Duration:3 to 4 hours

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Zip line tour & Cradle of Human Kind Private

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Be taken on a guided tour through the Sterkfontein Caves where the famous fossil Mrs Ples was discovered and see the und...

Duration:4 hours

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Soweto Half Day Tour

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SOWETO Being the largest township of South Africa with the population estimated to 3 million and being the birthplace of...

Duration:4 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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