Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour

Read articles, watch video clips, look at artifacts & listen sound clips of detailed summary showcasing the Apartheid Era timeline in the well documented Apartheid Museum.

Drive & stop past iconic landmarks in Soweto through the township houses including the Orlando Towers, Klip Town Square Freedom Charter, Nelson Mandela House Museum, Desmond Tutu House & the Hector Pieterson Memorial.

The Vilakazi street craft market has a variety of vendors with different gifts to choose from.

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4 to 5 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch - available for purchase at 12 noon
    • Entry/Admission - Apartheid Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Mandela House
    • Entry/Admission - Sakhumzi Restaurant
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Apartheid Museum, Northern Park Way and Gold Reef Rd, Johannesburg 2001 South Africa

    A detailed 2hr self-reading experience through the well-curated Apartheid Museum for the 1st part of the morning.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hector Pieterson Memorial, Hector Pieterson Square, Soweto, Johannesburg South Africa

    An overview summary briefing of the historical site from a local Sowetan site guide. A breakdown of the symbolic structures & what they represent & what life is like today for the average Sowetan.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mandela House, 8115 Orlando West Street, Soweto, Johannesburg 1804 South Africa

    The Soweto Mandela House bears a lot of the struggle era stories that shed light on his life with his first wife Evelyne & then Winnie. Detailed information is shared by the enthusiastic site guides who will walk you through the different parts of the house.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: FNB Stadium, Nasrec, Johannesburg South 2147, Johannesburg South Africa

    An outside photo opportunity at this massive historical stadium that boasts a 95 000 seated fan capacity was home to the World Cup 2010 Soccer tournament.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Sakhumzi Restaurant, 6980 Vilakazi St, Orlando West, Soweto, 1804, South Africa

    An opportunity to taste a true Africa cuisine buffet. Experience real Southern African flavours of your favourite beef, chicken, lamb & even tripe.

    Add from a large selection of green sides, salads and end it with deserts like Malva Pudding or Ice Creams.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Baragwanath Medical Centre, 8103, Bara Mall, Bara Road, Diepkloof, Johannesburg, 1860, South Africa

    A look at the 3rd largest hospital in the world and brief narration on the role it plays for the Soweto residents & international medical research academics.

    Stop At: Orlando Towers, Soweto, Johannesburg South Africa

    The old electricity power station was converted into a bungee jumping, entertainment facility & restaurant.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please make use of the provided cellphone number to communicate a night before the day of your activity. Opportunities to buy hand made craft items at markets in Soweto will be available.Wear comfortable walking sneakers, sunscreen & a hat or cap is recommended.Eat before the tour to get you more time to see things.Airports
    • Johannesburg Intl Airport, Johannesburg South Africa
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/1/2020 - 1/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Explore Joburg

Activity ID: V-90613P1

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