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History Bicycle Tour of Soweto

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  • This is a bicycle tour that takes place in Soweto, allowing travelers to learn more about the history of the place.
  • Travellers get to learn more about the history of the place and how the lives of the people were, who first lived in the township of Soweto. Read more
  • Travellers also get to learn more about the first election that took place in 1994, through the speech given by Nelson Mandela named "better life for all South Africans.
  • What You'll Do:

  • The entire duration of time taken to cover this tour is 4 hours.
  • All travellers are required to meet in front of the Hector Pieterson museum.
  • Travellers get to see the good, the bad as well as the ugly side of this famous town.
  • At the Orlando high school travellers get to know about the struggles the locals had to face against the apartheid system, which had become a reason for a student uprising, leading to the killing of Hector Pieterson.
  • Travellers also get to pass by churches, orphanages and hostels for mineworkers.
  • Travellers also get to pass by the homes of Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela and Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu.
  • What It Includes:

  • Travellers are provided with a professional local guide who is able to help them explore the town of Soweto.
  • The tour ends with a visit to the Coffee and Cream coffee shop.
  • Travellers are provided with bicycles and helmets for this tour.
  • Pickup and drop-off from the hotel to the meeting point is not included in this tour, travellers are required to reach the meeting point on their own.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Travellers have described this tour to be quite fun and exciting.
  • Travellers have also commented how travelling with basic bicycles through such interesting roads is not something for the faint of heart.
  • Travellers also tell how friendly the neighbourhood of this town is.
  • Travellers have mainly recommended this trip because of the excellent service provided by the guide for this tour.
  • Is It Right:

  • There are infant seats available for this tour for tourists travelling with children.
  • The child rates for this tour are applied only when sharing with two paying adults.
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Johannesburg Tour: Cycle Soweto with a Local Guide

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  • This is a cycling tour in the town of Soweto where people get to learn about the history of the place.
  • Travellers also get to explore various sites in the city of Johannesburg in the morning. Read more
  • Travellers get to enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city, a day of complete peace and serenity.
  • What You'll Do:

  • This is a half day tour that starts with providing travellers a glimpse of the Orlando West and East vistas.
  • The full duration taken to cover the cycling part of this tour is 2 hours.
  • Travellers are offered with pickup and drop-off for this tour.
  • The cycling part of this tour starts at the Lebo's Soweto Backpackers.
  • Travellers are taken to a look-out point in Orlando West and East from where they get to see the entire township as well as the home ground of the town's famous soccer team.
  • Travellers are then taken to the Mzimhlophe Men's Hostel which is a hostel for former migrant workers.
  • Travellers also get to know about the beliefs and traditions as well as various African customs that the people of this town still follow.
  • Travellers also get to visit the memorial grounds of Hector Pieterson.
  • What It Includes:

  • Travellers are provided with an expert local guide who is able to educate them more about the history of this town.
  • This tour includes a lunch break for all travellers participating.
  • Other than lunch, food and drinks are not included in this tour unless mentioned.
  • Time taken to cover this entire tour is 6 hours.
  • Travellers are required to meet at the starting point by 8:30 AM.
  • Is It Right:

  • Travellers are provided with confirmation at the time of the booking.
  • The entire duration of time taken to cover this tour also includes the pre-cycling preparation time.
  • This tour is not for tourist who are travelling in wheelchair.
  • Most travellers can take part in this tour.
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5 Day Katekani Lodge Kruger National Park Safari

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  • This is a 5 day safari tour of Katekani Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Tourists are taken to 5 different locations on this 5 day tour and the tourists have ample time to spend in each place Read more
  • The main attraction of this tour is the Big Five bush walk, game drive, morning walks
  • What You'll Do:

  • On the very first day of the tour the tourists are transferred from Johannesburg to Tremisana
  • The first day of the tour also includes a 3 hour sunset drive where the tourists get to discover the flora and fauna of Africa
  • The second day brings with it a bush walk with rangers
  • The second day also brings the sight of the Big Five
  • On the second day the tourists are also taken to Motlala game lodge
  • On the third day the tourists go to Kruger National Park
  • At the Kruger National Park tourists spend their day watching birds and game reserves
  • Moholoholo is the destination on the fourth day
  • On the fifth day the tourists go for a morning walk and are taken back to Johannesburg
  • What It Includes:

  • The tour lasts for 5 days
  • The tour is hosted by a well informed tour guide
  • 4 day breakfast is given on board
  • 4 dinners are given to the participants on board
  • 2 lunchs are provided to the tourists
  • The accomodation for 4 nights are handled by the company
  • All taxes and fees are handled by the company
  • Tourists are transported in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Entry fees to all the places the tourists visit are handled by the company, leaving the tourists tension free
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The tourists commented on how polite and nice the staff were to them
  • They said all of their safaris were on time and were conducted by knowledegable guides
  • Is It Right:

  • This tour does not support people using wheelchairs
  • Most of the tourists can be a part of this 5 day tour
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Johannesburg Walking Tour: Carlton Centre Observation Deck and No go zone

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  • A half day tour of the hot spots of Soweto like the Vilkazi Street, National Footbaal Stadium to name a few.
  • Visit the homes of Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond, Winnie Madikizela Mandela; the Nobel Peace prize winners of the nation. Read more
  • Drive past the Mandela House Museum and also the Baragwanath Taxi Rank.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Get picked up from the hotel in Johannesburg. After a quick briefing by the guide, depart for Soweto.
  • On the way, notice the National Football stadium the host for the World Cup of 2010.
  • Drive past the home of one of the most iconic figures of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
  • The tour also takes you to one of the most shanty towns, getting a chance to interact with the locals.
  • End the tour with a visit to the Soweto Campus of the Johannesburg University and the largest hospital in the world, the Baragwanath Hospital.
  • What It Includes:

  • Pick up in Johannesburg.
  • Transfer in a comfortable vehicle.
  • Free onboarding uncapped Wi-fi.
  • Entrance into the Regina Mundi Church.
  • Entrance to Hector Pierterson Museum.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The best way to explore Soweto as a tourist.
  • The tour guides were thorough professionals. The walking tour has its own charm and you can definitely time travel as you see all the relics.
  • Is It Right:

  • Great for individuals who love history and relics.
  • All who love walking tours can be assured to have a great one through the city of Johanneshburg with this tour.
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Elephant Sanctuary Tour From Johannesburg

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  • The elephant Sanctuary provides a "halfway house" for young African elephants in need of a temporary home. It is the only operation in South Africa that provides foe elephants in this way. It is our vision to release all the elephants into an environment where they can be more independent once they are...Read more

Apartheid Museum Tour from Johannesburg

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  • The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg, South Africa dedicated to illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South...Read more

Johannesburg City Walk: Half-Day Guided Tour

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  • You will see and visit: Old City Hall, National's Building, Standard Bank Chambers, Rissik Street Post Office, Gauteng Parliament, Beyers Naude Square, Guild Hall. Main Attractions during the Tour will be the Chancellor House, Carlton Center, Gandhi Square, Main Street, Mai Mai Traditional Healers Market, one of the oldest in Johannesburg. Once an...Read more

Maboneng Precinct Walking Tour

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  • Maboneng meaning “Place of Light” is a fully integrated urban neighborhood on the east side of Johannesburg CBD. Both a mixed-use development and urban community, Maboneng is home to several independent retail, restaurants and entertainment venues as well as loft apartments, offices, film and sound studios, a hotel, a hostel, a museum and...Read more

Maboneng Night Walk & Penthouse Dinner

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  • City lights, starry nights & a fine dining experience in a private penthouse in the heart of Maboneng! Join us for a night of urban exploration and dining with the best views in...Read more

Innercity Walking Tour

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  • The Inner City Urban Hiking Tour combines walking and the use of safe public transport to provide a structured tour of the City’s best kept secrets. The tour passes some of the City’s most magnificent heritage sites, offering a complete cultural mix and in doing so, exposes parts of the city that most people are reluctant to...Read more

Soweto Township Full Day Tour

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  • Soweto is an urban settlement or 'township' in South Africa, southwest of Johannesburg; with a population of approximately 1.3 million.

    Soweto became the largest Black city in South Africa, but until 1976 its population could have status only as temporary residents, serving as a workforce for...Read more

East City Cycle Tour

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  • Make Joburg your very own open-air museum. We’ll peddle through areas like Jeppestown, Maboneng, Doornfontein, Victoria Yards and Troyeville, for a day of public arts, urban living, fascinating history, amazing architecture, and plenty of fresh...Read more

The city of gold awaits you!

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  • Your guide will take you to explore the city of gold in the following tours the colourful and historic Soweto  Daily tours- Depart 08:00 Return 17:00 Price R2500pp,Pilansburg Full Day Tour Daily Tours- Depart 06:30 Return 17:00 Price R2100pp,Johannesburg ,Gold reef city Or Apartheid Museum. Daily tours- 08:00 Return 17:00 Price R1550pp, Where...Read more

Pilansburg Full Day Tour

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  • Daily Tours- Depart 06:30 Return 17:00 Price R2100pp Highlights

     

    Situated in the ecologically rich transition zone between the Kalahari and Low- veld , the Pilaneburg National Park promises thrilling big game viewing in a malaria free...Read more

bicycle tour soweto

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  • Experience daily life in Soweto on this guided bike tour. Check out Nelson Mandela's house, learn about the history of Apartheid in South Africa and gain a deeper understanding of this...Read more

Big Game Cycle Safari MTB (mountain bike) Botswana and South Africa

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  • Zip Lining and rhino interaction included and unique to this tour.
    On a scale of 1-5 it would be graded a 2 or 3. There are no big climbs, (we mainly follow elephant tracks and they take their babies around hills instead of over but!) but there are some technical areas such as sandy river crossings and rocky areas. The riding can be adjusted...Read more

BIg Game Cycle Safari (MTB Mountain Bike) Botswana

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  • Awesome elephant country, stunning accommodation and real bush experiences.
    On a scale of 1-5 it would be graded a 2 or 3. There are no big climbs, (we mainly follow elephant tracks and they take their babies around hills instead of over but!) but there are some technical areas such as sandy river crossings and rocky areas. The riding can be...Read more

BIg Game Cycle Safari (MTB Mountain Bike) Botswana 7 Nights

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  • Awesome elephant country, stunning accommodation and real bush experiences.
    On a scale of 1-5 it would be graded a 2 or 3. There are no big climbs, (we mainly follow elephant tracks and they take their babies around hills instead of over but!) but there are some technical areas such as sandy river crossings and rocky areas. The riding can be...Read more

Johannnesburg and SOWETO tour

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  • this tour explain more about the history of south africa , Gandhi during racial segregation and Mandela during...Read more

Soweto Heritage and Cultural Cycle Tour

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  • Best way to see Soweto and Transfers included!

    By using bicycles we easily move between the various neighbourhoods making it easy to experience life and culture and to interact with people and at the same time learning about Soweto’s rich history.

    Experience this exciting and eco-friendly tour around the streets of Soweto. Go out...Read more
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FAQs about Johannesburg Walking & Bike Tours

Johannesburg walking tours are unique in that they permit tourists to take a closer view and enjoy Johannesburgs main attractions alongside roaming the local streets and neighbourhoods, stopping off at a pub or local cafe. It's a great way of sightseeing in Johannesburg because it takes you to areas where you won't be disturbed by road noise and motors can't go.

There are the best walking tours in Johannesburg :