For a Jocund, Jubilant Experience Take a Private Tour of Johannesburg

Johannesburg is South Africa’s biggest city, the capital of Gauteng province and the second largest city in Africa. More than 3 million people are now calling Johannesburg their home.

It began its life as a 19th-century gold-mining settlement and its sprawling Soweto township was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. 

The home where Nelson Mandela once lived is now the Mandela House museum. The other Johannesburg museums recount the struggle to end segregation and they include Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill a former prison complex.

The city is often referred to as Joburg or Jozi for short and it offers all visitors an experience that is as unique and diverse as the city is itself.

There are many ways and means to have the best holiday ever in Johannesburg and it will not matter whether is it a cultural experience, a thrill-seeking adrenaline adventure or a relax and unwind break, this city can offer all of those things and much more.

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Full Day Soweto Including Apartheid Museum
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Visit the Apartheid Museum which traces the origins of Apartheid as well as the revolution and the birth of a democratic South Africa.

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8 to 9 hours Scheduling Shared Tour Johannesburg
7 Nights At The Sunset Beach Resort In Phuket From Johannesburg
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Discover Phuket with this 7-night stay at the Sunset Beach Resort and city tour from Johannesburg. Phuket has some of the world's finest beaches!

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8 days Scheduling Shared Tour Phuket
Full Guided Day Tour of Soweto and Johannesburg.
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Embark on a tour where you will have the full experience of historical and city sightseeing of Soweto and Johannesburg, see some of the most important locations!

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8 to 9 hours Scheduling Shared Tour Johannesburg
3 Day Luxury Tree House SafariĀ 
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Experience Africa's famous wildlife with open vehicle game drives in both the Kruger Park and private reserves. Stay in a luxurious tree house!

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3 days Johannesburg
6 Day Kruger Park Tree House Safari
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This 6 Day Safari with a difference! Visits to Kruger Park and various Private Reserves, provide plenty of opportunities to get up close and experience African wildlife!

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6 days Johannesburg
Half Day Johannesburg City Tour
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Driving through Johannesburg is a continuous juxtapose between the old and the new and a fascinating opportunity to gain a vision into a possible future of South Africa.

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4 to 5 hours Scheduling Shared Tour Johannesburg
Pilanesberg Day Safari from Johannesburg
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This three-hour safari game drive heads out to The Pilanesberg Nature Reserve, a Big Five territory in search of Africa's famous wildlife heritage.

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10 hours Scheduling Shared Tour Johannesburg
Pretoria, Soweto & Apartheid Museum Day Tour from Johannesburg
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Enjoy this full day Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid tour where you will learn the history of South Africa's turbulent past and apartheid history.

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9 hours Scheduling Shared Tour Johannesburg
South Africa Adventures on a 4 Day Kruger Classic Game Drive - Small Group Tour
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The Kruger National Park covers 19 500 km2 and is the second largest game reserve in Africa and the largest in South Africa. Welcome to the Big 5 on our classic Game Drive

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4 days Scheduling Semi-Private Tour Johannesburg
10 Day Namibia Camping Small Group Safari from Johannesburg
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The 10 Day safari focuses on both comfort and a little adventure. The Namibia Camping Safari begins in Johannesburg and ends in Windhoek/Namibia. The Adventure Starts here!

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Price varies by group size
10 days Scheduling Semi-Private Tour Erongo
Private Airport Transfer Cape Town City
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We offer shuttle services to and from the Cape Town airport to all major hotels in the City. Transfer services also available to and from any location within Cape Town.

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30 minutes Scheduling Private Tour Cape Town
Pillannesburg National Park Open Vehicle Day Safari from Johannesburg
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Pilllanesburg National Park gives you and a small group the opportunity to see African Wildlife and it's fauna and flora. This Park is about 2 hours drive from Johannesburg.

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8 hours Scheduling Shared Tour Johannesburg
11 Day Island Hopping in Madagascar From South Africa
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If there's one park not to miss in Madagascar its Andasibe, and the lemur-filled forest and is an excellent wildlife addition to your beach hopping.

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11 days Scheduling Shared Tour Antananarivo
12 Day Madagascar 1000 Vies Tour From South Africa
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Madagascar is a beautiful island full of plants reptiles and the famous lemurs. This truly is a great tour where you will see a variety of plants and the adorable lemurs.

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12 days Scheduling Shared Tour Antananarivo
12 Day Kenya and Zanzibar Honeymoon Tour From South Africa
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This honeymoon package is the perfect combination of adventure, relaxation and romance! A Maasi Mara safari plus a few days relaxing on the exotic beach of Zanzibar!

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12 days Scheduling Shared Tour Nairobi
16 Day Self Drive Johannesburg, Kruger and Tropical Mozambique Tour
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Culture, bush and beach - this 16-day adventure ticks all the boxes! Big 5 self-drive safari followed by soaking up the tropical vibe and warm waters of coastal Mozambique!

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16 days Scheduling Shared Tour Johannesburg
11 Day Kenya Safari and Beach Experience From South Africa
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This amazing Kenya safari package will allow you to visit some of the best national parks and game reserves in Kenya before heading for relaxation on the Kenyan Coast.

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11 days Scheduling Shared Tour Nairobi
7 Day 2019 Wildebeest in Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari From South Africa
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This tour is one of the most exciting tours where you will see the wildebeest In the Masai Mara National Park where the migration actually takes place.

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7 days Scheduling Shared Tour Nakuru District
10 Day Zimbabwe Classic Safari Tour Package from South Africa
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This is the perfect tour for clients who do have a lot of time. You get to experience Zimbabwe in 10 days where you will see not only the wildlife but some of the main sights.

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10 days Scheduling Shared Tour Victoria Falls
3 Days in Pilanesburg National Park
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3 day - 2 nights accommodation with meals and game drive included in the amazing Pilanesberg National Park...An unforgettable occasion!

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3 days Scheduling Shared Tour Johannesburg
Apartheid Museum
1 Take a guided tour of the Apartheid Museum within a Museum complex in Johannesburg. It is a very informative museum illustrating apartheid and the 20th-century history of South Africa. It focuses on the oppressive system of racial discrimination and segregation that once dominated the lives of South Africans. There is a special exhibit on Nelson Mandela. A very excellent tour. The beginning of the tour is very unique!  
Gold Reef City
2 Take a private tour to Gold Reef City and experience a fantastic amusement park. It is located on an old gold mine that closed in 1971 and the park is all themed around the 1886 gold rush on Witwatersrand. Not only does this park have the most thrilling, fastest and nerve-wrecking rides, there is the only 4D theatre in South Africa and a mining museum with an underground mine tour that is totally fascinating.  
Constitution Hill
3 Take a guided tour of Constitution Hill, the living museum that tells the story of South Africa’s turbulent journey to democracy. The site itself was once a prison and military fort that bears testament to South Africa’s tempestuous past. Presently it is also home to the country’s Constitutional Court which endorses the rights of all citizens. There is so much to learn on the history and stories of many well-known prisoners.  
Lion Park
4 Take a fascinating sightseeing tour of Lion Park. This is a 600-hectare wildlife conservation enclosure in the Gauging province that is mainly for Transvaal lions but also home to cheetahs, wild dogs, hyenas, Zebra and antelope to name a few. When you visit her, you get an opportunity to interact with the animals in Cub World area and they include a giraffe feeding platform where you get to be eye to eye with them.  
Cradle of Humankind
5 Take a guided tour of Cradle of Humankind which is one of eight world heritage sites found in South Africa. It is here you find a landscape that is dotted with subterranean limestone caves that have now turned up a rich fossil record for human evolutionary studies. It is here you get to see history in the flesh and you will be one of the tens of thousands of visitors that come here to see the fossil in the caves.
South African National Museum of Military History
6 On a guided tour, visit the South African National Museum of Military History which was opened by the then Prime Minister Jan Smuts in 1947. It was established to preserve the history of South Africa’s involvement in the Second World War and a memorial to those who died in or as a result of the military actions. It is a fascinating tour to take with lots of historical military artefacts and memorabilia to see.
Johannesburg Botanical Garden
7 Located in the suburb of Emmarentia, take a sightseeing tour to the Johannesburg Botanical Garden. Originally these gardens started life as a Rose garden in 1964 but have expanded now to cover an area of 81 hectares. There are themed gardens, paved jogging paths and the Emmarentia Dam where you can take part in various watersports. The gardens contain many rare indigenous and exotic species of plant life.
Johannesburg Zoo
8 On a tour of the Johannesburg Zoo, you will see a zoo that is dedicated to the providing shelter, enrichment and medical care of wild animals. There are about 2,000 individual animals of some 320 species. See the rare White Lions, as this in one of the few places in the world where you can see them or see the largest cats, the Siberian Tigers in the only zoo to have successfully bred them. Do the nighttime safari tour for extra fun.
Hector Pieterson Museum
9 Take a guided tour of the Hector Pieterson Museum which is a large museum found in Orlando West, Soweto. It is named in honour of Hector Pieterson who was just 13 years old when he was shot by police in June 1976, two blocks from the museum. The museum commemorates and gives information about the events leading to the Soweto uprising of 1976. It celebrates the student's role in the struggle for freedom.
Johannesburg Art Gallery
10 A very good guided tour to take is the one to Johannesburg Art Gallery. It is the home to one of the biggest art collections in South Africa. The building itself was designed by the same person responsible for the city’s Anglo-Boer War Memorial, Edward Lutyens. There is historical art such as 17th-century Dutch paintings, 18th and 19th-century European art and South African art from all centuries. It is a tour that is well worth taking.

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