Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour

Price from: R1 250 per person

Duration: ±5 hours

On this tour we will discover Soweto and the surrounding area and drive past a number of significant places

ABOUT SOWETO: Soweto is an urban area of the city of Johannesburg, bordering the city’s mining belt in the south. Its name, an English syllabic abbreviation for ‘South Western Townships’, refers to its origins as a black township under South Africa’s Apartheid government. The population has historically been overwhelmingly black and some of the watershed events in the struggle against Apartheid occurred in this township.

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Itinerary

On this tour we will discover Soweto and the surrounding area and drive past a number of significant places:

  • A hostel in Diepkloof
  • The well-known Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
  • Orlando Power Station
  • Winnie & Nelson Mandela’s old house (entrance fees not included)
  • Desmond Tutu’s House
  • The Hector Pieterson Memorial (entrance fees included)
  • A quick stop at a well-known restaurant
  • A shebeen

Afterwards we will head towards the Apartheid Museum. Once there you will have the opportunity to discover the history on your own. If you proceed at a reasonable pace, you should be able to view and engage with the permanent exhibition in 2 hours. The museum also has an ongoing programme of temporary exhibitions, so add an extra 15 minutes to your visit for this.

Location

Depart

Sandton Hotels

Return

Sandton Hotels

Inclusions

  • Return transfers from Sandton hotels
  • Apartheid Museum and Hector Pieterson Memorial Entry Fees

Exclusions

  • Entry Fees to Orlando Power Station and Nelson Mandela’s old house
  • Lunch

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