Half Day Tours

1. Soweto
Visit Soweto on a township tour that reflects on the “apartheid” history of South Africa, whilst visiting sites such as the Hector Pietersen Museum, Nelson Mandela’s “Matchbox” House, Vilakazi Street (the only street in the world to have had two Nobel Prize winners as its residents) and the Regina Mundi Catholic Church.
± 09h00 to 12h30 /
13h00 to 16h30 (3 ½ hours)
Monday - Sunday


   
2. “Cradle of Humankind”
Visit the Sterkfontein Caves; a UNESCO world heritage site, in the area known as the “Cradle of Humankind”. These caves are credited with famous archaeological discoveries such as “Mrs Ples” and recently “Little Foot” an almost complete Australopithecus skeleton. Followed by a visit to the Maropeng museum for a boat ride through time.
± 12h00 to 17h00 (5 hours)
Monday - Sunday


         
3. Pretoria City
Visit South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria, also known as the “Jacaranda City”. In Pretoria, we reflect on the “Afrikaner” history, visiting the Union Buildings, Church Square, Paul Kruger House and the Voortrekker Monument.
± 08h30 to 12h30 /
13h00 to 17h00 (4 hours)
Monday - Sunday


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4. Gold Reef City
Enjoy the Gold Reef City theme park, including an escorted underground tour of the genuine South African gold mine that shows mining techniques of the early 1900.
±12h00 to 17h00 (5 hours)
Tuesday - Sunday


       
5. Johannesburg
Our first stop is Africa’s tallest building, the Carlton Centre, also known as the “Top of Africa”, for a panoramic view of the city of Johannesburg. Visit Museum Africa (Tuesday - Saturday) which tells the story of life in Southern Africa; from the Stone Age through to present day. The SAB Museum “World of Beer” (Tuesday - Saturday),. The Old Fort was used as a prison until 1986 and is the only prison in the world to have imprisoned three Nobel Peace prize winners (Ghandi, Luthuli and Mandela). It is now known as Constitution Hill.
±12h00 to 17h00 (5 hours)
Monday - Sunday


   
6. Lesedi Cultural Village
Lesedi is a cultural village with five traditional homesteads including Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho and Ndebele. Visitors are invited to observe the African way of life on a short tour of the village and then ending with the ”Giant Ingoma”, a song and dance from all five villages. A Pan Africa Feast - lunch is also included.
± 10h00 to 16h00 (6 hours)
Monday - Sunday


     
7. Dewildt Cheetah Centre
The Cheetah Centre was established in 1971 as a cheetah breeding project. The centre has recently been renamed to “The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre” as a tribute to the woman who devoted her life to the survival of the cheetah species. Enjoy the “cheetah run” and a memorable three hour tour of the centre, including: cheetahs, african wild dogs, brown hyenas, vultures and many other wildlife species.
± 07h00 to 12h00 (3 ½ hours)
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday