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Itinerary
Start your day with a pickup from your accommodation by your guide then begin the journey to Soweto. On the way, you will pass by the famous National Football Stadium City, which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the Soccer World Cup 2010. From there, enter the Diepkloof area, where the vendors are located, selling just about anything you can imagine. In Orlando West, you will visit Vilakazi Street and drive past the Mandela House where a visit into the museum is optional as well as past the home of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Next, read about the Soweto uprising on June 16, 1970 in South Africa. For you to truly experience the full history and heritage of this famous township, the guide will take you into the depths of the shanty towns where you get to interact with some of the locals and see how they live. Drive past the Soweto Campus of the Johannesburg University before lunch and make a stop at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. After your buffet lunch, visit the world famous Apartheid museum where you will learn about the history of South Africa and the struggle of its people during the apartheid era for approximately 2-hours before returning you back to hotel
Locations visited
Apartheid Museum
Vilakazi Street
Mandela House
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Overview
Spend a day exploring the most famous township in South Africa with this full-day small-group guided tour of Soweto from Johannesburg. Join a knowledgeable local guide for a visit to the renowned Apartheid Museum and huge Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. Eat a buffet lunch of traditional local dishes. Enjoy round-trip transportation including hotel pickup and drop-off.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a buffet lunch of typical local dishes
  • Full-day tour of Soweto from Johannesburg
  • Learn about the history and cultural importance of Soweto from your knowledgeable guide
  • See the former houses of Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  • Travel into one of the shanty towns to meet the residents
  • Visit the excellent Apartheid Museum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful tour with Thabang!!

We had an amazing tour with our guide Thabang! He picked us all up on time from our various hotels, and then proceeded to tell us stories about how he grew up, and what his family went through as a result of apartheid. We got...More

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MoAfrika T, General Manager at MoAfrika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Aisp Thanks you for your post. Thabang is our newest member to the team. He has had extensive in house training by our top guides too We really Glad you enjoyed his services Wishing you all best Kind Regards Michelle

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile
Perfect for the Joburg tourist

We were very pleased with this tour. Our driver was a Soweto native, so it felt suited that he show us around. After everyone was picked up, we drove to Soweto, which stands for “South West Townships”. It’s basically a bunch of towns outside Joburg...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018
Soweto City Tour/Apartheid Museum

This was a great tour to go on. Soweto was a great an interesting city. We also toured the Regina Mundi Church and the Apartheid Museum. The church and museum were very interesting and had a lot of history. It was a beautiful church. We...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018
Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour

Thank you for a wonderful experience on this tour. Nick and his new trainee Tab.... can't quite spell his name, were a great duo/team of knowledge on the day. A tour not to be missed, a must do whilst in Joberg. Thank you for enlightening...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018
Excellent service, informative, unhurried

Our driver arrived promptly, was very friendly helpful and informative throughout the trip. Although we had a busy agenda we never felt hurried at all. Supplement by other locals who really enhanced the experience. Well worth it.

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They do a couple of different tours. One is half day and another a full day. The half day one just goes to Soweto - the full day one also includes the Apartheid Museum. We did the full day tour - the only negative for me was... More
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