Johannesburg, Soweto & Apartheid Museum

Two of our most popular tours, WJSO Johannesburg & Soweto orientation and WASO Apartheid Museum & Soweto, are combined to give visitors one full day to experience South Africa’s commercial and financial capital – Johannesburg – the City of Gold, known amongst locals as Egoli, Jozi or Jo’burg.

Our tour route covers all the major points of interest, from Sandton in the north to Soweto in the south:

  • the suburbs of Sandton, Rosebank and Houghton (drive past Nelson Mandela’s home)
  • Braamfontein, home to the Constitutional Court of South Africa
  • the downtown area, City Hall, Diagonal Street, Newtown, Nelson Mandela Bridge
  • the Carlton Centre, see the city from the “Top of Africa” enclosed viewing deck on the 50th floor
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
  • Regina Mundi Catholic church
  • visit Hector Pieterson Memorial
  • Vilakazi Street – Nelson Mandela’s former home and Bishop Desmond Tutu’s home
  • lunch stop at a local tavern – optional, can be arranged in advance
  • visit the Apartheid Museum

PLEASE NOTE – the tour route may vary, depending on the pick-up and drop-off points

Tour Details

  • DURATION: 9 hours

  • AVAILABILITY: Daily – except on New Years Day, Good Friday & Christmas Day (some attractions may be closed on other public holidays)

  • PICK-UP TIME: 8:30am or 9:00am

  • MEALS: Not included – lunch can be arranged on request

  • ENTRANCE FEES: Included for Carlton Centre, Hector Pieterson Memorial, Apartheid Museum

  • TOUR PRICES: Click here for rates