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Half-Day Soweto Tour

Availability: Every day
Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Get a glimpse of the fascinating Soweto neighborhood
  • Pass by the house of Nelson Mandela and Archbishop
  • Appreciate the rich history and culture of one of the largest townships in South Africa
What to expect

Take the opportunity to get a fascinating glimpse of the bustling neighborhood life of Soweto. Rich in history and culture, the name derives from the syllabic abbreviation of the English name, South Western Townships. It was formally segregated and underdeveloped due to racial segregation, now it has been made a municipality of the City of Johannesburg and is a thriving tourism location.

Take a stroll to the housing of Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, not only extremely important figures from a historical point of view but also Nobel Prize winners.

You will also visit the Hector Pieterson Memorial, Regina Mundi, the largest Roman Catholic church in South Africa, Freedom Square, where the Congress of the people was held giving a voice to the visions against the repressive policies of the apartheid.

You will also be given the chance to go by the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and other community development projects.

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What's included
  • Tour with an English speaking guide in a luxury vehicle
What's not included
  • All meals, beverages and entrance fees
Reduced price
  • Child (2-3): reduced
Where
Meeting point:

Pick-up at approximately 12.45pm

Complimentary pick-up and drop-off available from the following hotels: Garden Court Sandton City, Sandton Sun Intercontinental, Sandton Hilton, Sandton Protea Hotel, Intercontinental Michelangelo, Hotel Davinci, Hotel Radisson, Blu Sandton, Radisson Blu, Gautrain Park inn Sandton, Garden Court Morningside, Crowne Plaza Rosebank and Protea Hotel Wanderers.

For the exact pick-up time please contact the partner (contacts available in the voucher received after the booking) a few days in advance. Please leave the necessary information when booking and carefully read the voucher you will receive after the booking.

What to remember
  • Casual wear and comfortable shoes
  • No children under 2 years.
  • Children 2 - 3 years are required to sit in a car seat, subject to availability at the time of booking. Parents are welcome to bring their own car seat.
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When
  • Duration approximately 4 to 4.5 hours
  • Closed: 16/12, 25/12, 26/12, 01/01 and16/06
  • Pick-up at approximately 12.45pm
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Provider
ATC African Travel Concept
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins.

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