Soweto Township Half Day Tour

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 Johannesburg.

per adult from

$54

NZD

Duration

4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Apartheid Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: FNB Stadium, Nasrec, Johannesburg South 2147, Johannesburg South Africa

    This iconic 87 436-seater is the largest venue in South Africa and the country’s proud global colossal located in Nasrec, south of Johannesburg.

    The unique design of FNB Stadium is highly regarded internationally, and is often fondly referred to as the “Calabash” or “African Pot”.

    Note that we do not enter the stadium but we do stop and brief you with information and give you a chance to take pictures.

    Pass By: Hector Pieterson Memorial, Hector Pieterson Square, Soweto, Johannesburg South Africa

    The Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum in Soweto was erected in the early 1990's as a memorial to Hector Pieterson, a 12 year old child, who is believed to have been the second school pupil shot by police during the Soweto Student Uprising on 16th June, 1976 - but the first fatality.

    Note that we do not enter the museum but we do stop and brief you with the history of the memorial and give you a chance to take pictures.

    Pass By: Vilakazi Street, Orlando West, Soweto, 1804, South Africa

    The homes of two Nobel Peace Prize laureates – South Africa's first democratically elected president, the late Nelson Mandela, and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu – are found on Vilakazi Street.

    Note that we do not enter the homes of Nelson Mandela & Desmond Tutu but we do stop and brief you with information and give you a chance to take pictures.

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

    The Apartheid Museum opened in 2001 and is acknowledged as the pre-eminent museum in the world dealing with 20th century South Africa, at the heart of which is the apartheid story.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    302 Fox St, Jeppestown, Johannesburg, 2043, South Africa
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Curiocity Backpackers

Activity ID: V-106727P7

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