Hours allocated include travelling time.
In Soweto, the guided tour will take you through key Tourist attractions. We do the tour of Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum. The tour proceeds to the Popular Vilakazi Street where Mandela House is situated.
You will have the opportunity to see the various parts of Soweto, How some communities are still in need of development and Poverty alleviation and how some areas have turned into "small affluent suburbs?”
Gold reef City is one of Johannesburg’s most popular attractions for Tourists and locals alike.
At Gold Reef City you will be taken on a guided tour, through the surface of the museum, travel down the Mine Shaft; view the Gold Reef that gave birth to Johannesburg and see how real Gold is poured into barrels.
Pick up points:
Pick up times:
Week days at 9:30 and
Weekends and Public holidays at 9:00am
Minimum: 1 Person
Package rates inclusions:
Sakhumzi restaurant buffet lunch (optional)
Sakhumzi Restaurant in Vilakazi Street Soweto, is serving South African Cuisine Buffet lunch in the form of dumplings, Rice, Pap, Sump and Tripe. Other meals served include Mutton, Beef, Chicken, fish, Vegetables and Salad and desert. The restaurant caters for individuals, Leisure groups, Corporate groups and Team building groups. Give us an opportunity to organise buffet lunch for your leisure or corporate group
Soweto Tour Details
Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum
Hector Peterson Memorial museum is named after Hector (Pitso) Pieterson a 12 year old boy who was the first child to be killed on the 16th June 1976 during Students’ uprisings. The memorial interprets the Memory, Legacy and History of the 1976 National uprisings. Since its establishment in 2002 it has developed a diverse collection of Oral testimonies, Historical documents and the Material culture of the uprisings. Flea markets selling curios, beaded work, African clothing and many more are available in Vilakazi Street and at Hector Peterson Museum.
We visit Vilakazi Street, a popular attraction with the Historical. Significance.Vilakazi Street is the only street in the world where two Nobel Prize winners once lived. The houses of the two Nobel Prize Winners: Late President Mandela and Arch-Bishop Emeritus Tutu are situated in this famous street.
Mandela Museum HouseMandela House in Vilakazi Street Soweto was built in 1945 by Johannesburg City Council .Mandela lived in this house before his life imprisonment. Nelson Mandela’s former house provides an effective, efficient and meaningful experience to all visitors, informing them of the former President Nelson Mandela's story in the context of his life as a whole, in a manner that promotes Human rights, Democracy, Reconciliation, Mutual respect and Tolerance amongst the people of South Africa.
Gold Reef City Tour Details
Gold Reef City is actually a Life Museum of a Victorian Architecture depicting the story of Gold. The museum is dedicated to gold mining. With its Victorian houses and geological displays, Gold reef City offers many fascinating insights into life in Johannesburg long before the technological age. In the centre of Gold Reef City stands Shaft No 14, opened in 1887 and closed after 84 years of operation in 1971 Gold reef City is one of Johannesburg’s most popular attractions for Tourists and locals alike The site where Gold Reef City is situated is an old Gold mine and it has been modelled to resemble the gold rush and the gold rich history of Johannesburg The area was flooded by Prospectors after the discovery of Gold in 1886. Over its 90-year lifespan the mine produced some 1.4 million kilograms of gold, blasted out of the ground by 30 000 miners.
The following rules apply to the underground tour to ensure the safety of our guests:
The Old Mine Shop at Gold Reef City offers delightful mine Souvenirs dating back to the 1800. The shop also sells Gold Reef Caps, T-shirts, Investment Gemstones, Jewellery, Old mine lights and Old scientific instruments.