Project Description

Tour Description

On the private Johannesburg, Soweto and Pretoria tour you will spend full day learning more about these important cities and how they are all so integral to the shaping of the Rainbow Nation.

Highlights

  • Union Buildings in Pretoria
  • Church Square
  • Paul Kruger Museum
  • Drive through downtown Johannesburg.
  • Hector Petersen Memorial, learn the history behind The Soweto Uprising.
  • Vilakazi Street, visit Mandela House Museum (optional & own account)
  • Shanty houses
  • Lunch in Soweto at a local restaurant (own account)
  • Walter Sisulu Freedom Square
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Itinerary

We first visit Pretoria, informally known as the Jacaranda City, for its beautiful purple lined streets when the Jacaranda are in full bloom, Highlights: Victoria Hotel, Bosman Station, City Hall, Transvaal Museum, Paul Kruger House, Church Square, Reserve Bank, State Theatre, Union Buildings, Embassies, University of Pretoria, Hatfield and Sunnyside.

We then head to the city of Johannesburg, taking in the highlights including the Westcliff view, Mandela Bridge, Newtown, Top of Africa and a Muti Shop. We also visit Constitutional Hill for a background into the strides the new South Africa has made in its short democracy, including tour of the Jail, Court and Old Fort.

After lunch (own account) we head to South Western Township ( Soweto) and view the upmarket suburb of Diepkloof, various Hostels that housed immigrant labour from the traditional homelands, world famous Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, the hugely successful Maponya Mall, Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication, explore the Shanty Houses, Regina Mundi Church, Elephant Tusk Houses, Hector Peterson Monument, Mandela House (own account) in Vilakazi Street.

The tour is concluded with drive pass Orlando Stadium and FNB Stadium.

Tour Details

  • Departure dates: Daily
  • Pick up: +/- 08h30
  • Drop off: +/- 17h30
  • Duration of tour: Full day tour
  • Pax: 1 – 8 persons
  • Vehicle- Luxury Sedan or Minibus
  • Languages available: English
  • 2019 Rates:

    1 adult @ R 4 000 pp
    2-4 adults @ R 2 100 pp
    5-8 adults @ R 1 700 pp
    (valid until 31/12/2019)

    For larger groups, please enquire for special prices

  • Rate – Children 5-11 years @ R  850 pp

Included: Paul Kruger Museum

Excluded: Lunch, Mandela House Museum

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What Clients’ Say

We really appreciate our clients feedback on their African Blue experience as we are constantly striving to improve our service levels and selection of tour and safari experiences.

Private Pretoria, Joburg & Soweto tour
27 January 2018
Review via email
Just returned from an excellent day with Zongi and driver Pascal.
They were truly first class and both did your company proud. Zongi’s knowledge and obvious passion for his country were exceptional. Well done. We look forward to our next tour with African Blue out of Durban in a couple of weeks time.
Kind regards
Brian Bauer
Brian Bauer, Australia