Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour

Join our unique and interactive full day travel experience through the township of Soweto as well as the Apartheid museum. Our groups are kept small so you can really immerse yourself in the culture and history of this bustling township with its own unique Soul. Borne out of the dark Apartheid regime, Soweto has claimed its spot in South African history. Many of the top "freedom fighters' from Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu lived here. The first part of our tour will start of at what is known as the Oppenheimer Tower-an iconic attraction where our guide will give you a 360 degree view of Soweto from the top of the 42 step tower as well as illustrate the various areas that make up the township. The second part of the tour will take us into the most famous parts of Soweto-We spend some time at Nelson Mandela's House, Hector Pieterson Memorial and Vilakazi street. We finish with a 2 hour tour of the Apartheid Museum.

Duration 7 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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What's included :
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • 2 hour tour of the Apartheid museum
  • 1.5 tour of the Oppenheimer tower and cultural tower
  • Drive through the various suburbs of Soweto
  • 45 minute tour of the Hector Pieterson Memorial with local guide
  • 30 minute tour of Mandela’s house
  • Entry/Admission - Apartheid Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Mandela House
  • Entry/Admission - Hector Pieterson Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Vilakazi Street
What's excluded :
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

We spend 2 hours in the Apartheid museum. There is a lot of information in the museum. Our guide will take you to the more interesting parts of the museum so you can get a better overall understanding of Apartheid and how South African was shaped as a result

Duration: 2 hours

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

Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of Nelson Mandela’s house where he stayed before he was sent to prison in the 70’s.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Our guide will take you on a journey back in time. Learn about the June 16 student uprisings and how the struggle against Apartheid was catapulted by the killing of a young activist by police.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vilakazi Street, Orlando West, Soweto, 1804, South Africa

Spend some time on then most famous street in Soweto known as Vilakazi street. Home to 2 Nobel peace prize winners, Nelson Mandela Andrew Desmond Tutu.

Duration: 45 minutes

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
Air Bnb'sprivate homesB&BAirports
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport, 1 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1632, South Africa
Departure Time :
9:00 AM
Return Detail :
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • 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
  • 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 DJM Adventures T/A South Africa Adventures

Activity ID: V-68301P8

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