Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Scenic Tour & Soweto .............................Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Full Hop on Hop off service with Soweto & Apartheid Museum open
DEPARTS GOLD REEF CITY
An Soweto tour guided by a local resident
TOUR DESCRIPTION

Soweto, the “New York of Africa.” Take in the sights of the city where Mandela once lived and Mahatma Gandhi started his legal career.

Hear about 2 of the 20th century’s most famous liberation heroes in the city where they started their legal and political careers. Follow in the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi and his Passive Resistance (Satyagraha) Movement, and Nelson Mandela with his Defiance Campaign.

Soweto tour guided by a local resident
Experience Soweto in a famous mini bus taxi
Visit Vilakazi Street, once home to two Nobel Prize winners
Important Information
Where do I start my tour ?

Gold Reef City Casino, Johannesburg South

Starts

The Soweto tour starts from the office located in the lobby of the Gold Reef City Casino

Does this ticket include a Red Bus Ticket?

This is Soweto Tour only, if you would like to include the Red Bus, have a look at the combo option, 1-Day Bus + Soweto Combo

Operates

Daily departures at 10h40 and 11h40.

Know before you go

This tour does NOT include a red bus ticket. If you would like to upgrade to a Red Bus and Soweto combo - visit 1-Day Bus + Soweto Combo

Not included

* Entrance fee into various attractions

HIGHLIGHTS
MORE INFORMATION

2h Soweto Tour Highlights

  • FNB Stadium (known as Soccer City during the 2010 FIFA World Cup), the biggest stadium in Africa, is built in the form of a calabash or a Zulu clay pot
  • Diepkloof, a diverse neighbourhood
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, built during the Second World War and the largest hospital in the world
  • Bara Taxi Rank, the largest taxi rank in Johannesburg
  • Orlando Towers, a colourful landmark popular for bungee and base jumping and abseiling
  • Orlando Stadium, the first ever sports facility built for black South Africans in a residential area
  • Hector Pietersen Memorial in Orlando West
  • Vilakazi Street, the only street in the world in which two Nobel Prize winners have lived
  • Kliptown Open Air Museum in Walter Sisulu Square

 

Tour office can be found at:

Inside the lobby of the Gold Reef Casino (change point for the Soweto Tour)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Scenic Tour & Soweto .............................Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Full Hop on Hop off service with Soweto & Apartheid Museum open
DEPARTS GOLD REEF CITY
An Soweto tour guided by a local resident
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