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.
What's included :
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Entry/Admission - Apartheid Museum
What's excluded :
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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