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Full-Day Soweto City Tour with Apartheid Museum

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    What to Expect
    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
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Tambo, Sandton, or Fourways area hotels and O. R. Tambo International Airport
    Departure Time
    8:30am to 9:00am: Tambo Airport and hotels
    9:00am to 9:15am: Sandton hotels
    9:15am to 9:30am: Fourways hotels
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Free Onboard Uncapped WiFi
    • Entry/Admission - Apartheid Museum
    • Drinks
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    I really enjoy this tour. Our guide - Nic - was amazing! A great guy, really. I will recommend this tour for sure.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank MoodyTraveler974
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This tour was well organized from the beginning, with almost immediate contact from the operator regarding my pick up. The combination of Soweto and the Apartheid Museum was very meaningful and helped contextualize things. Lunch was tasty and local. I was skeptical about the visit...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank prebg
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The tour went very well. Our guide (I have, unfortunately, forgotten his name) was excellent.He was informative, personable, concerned for our needs and, just all around, very good at his job. The tour itself was very thought provoking. As a Canadian, growing up in the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank dusty008
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Amazing tour of Soweto and Apartheid Museum. So well organized, responsive, and punctual pickup and drop off right at my hotel. Nick, our tour guide, was so friendly, funny, knowledgeable and taught us so much in a short eight hours. Highly recommend. Oh and best...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank rebeccagillis
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We were a little anxious that this might be a boring, unsafe and too long experience for our group of 9 Australians- we needn’t have worried. It was spot-on. Our guide, Sugar, arrived at our Sandton hotel on the dot of 11.00. The vehicle was...More

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    moafrikatours2015, Guest Relations Manager at MoAfrika Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience with Sugar at MoAfrika Tours. We are so pleased to hear that you found your Soweto Tour to your liking. We hope you'll be on tour with us again soon! Best regards, Michelle

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    11 August 2019|
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    Response from Marie R | Reviewed this property |
    Heres MoAfrika's whatsapp number. Contact them and ask them but i dont think it would be an issue for them to drop you off somewhere else. +27 (82) 506-9641
    4 March 2019|
    Response from kdklmjcheck123 | Reviewed this property |
    You may like to contact MoAfrica Tours directly.
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