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Soweto Guided Tours is a quality service orientated business based in Soweto run by Soweto entrepreneurs. The business is tailored to share a true township tour experience with individuals, corporate South Africa as well as local and international...more
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Johannesburg 1864, South Africa
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We have friends over from Australia and decided to do a tour of Soweto. I only contacted Gloria of Soweto Guided Tours at about 11pm on Friday night via email. By 7:30am Sat morning, she had called me and arranged our whole tour, with the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Discover763468
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide was excellent, open, professional and friendly. We had a great day and gained much knowledge about historical and present day South Africa. We will recommend this company to friends without hesitations.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sihlala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a tour for the morning of Xmas eve at the last minute and communication with Soweto tours was excellent from the start :thanks Gail. Arthur our driver and tour guide was very welcoming informative as well as funny providing insights that only a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Clift0nK
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

I urge anyone visiting Johannesburg to do a tour of Soweto and I highly commend this tour and our guide Arthur Buthelezi, who was extremely knowledgeable and took our many questions as he showed us around. As a European visitor to South Africa it is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Theyorkshirecurlew
Mosikare, Manager at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy hear from you also happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour of Soweto. We want to see you back in Soweto in the future. Warm tourism regards. Gloria @ Soweto Guided Tours

Reviewed November 6, 2018

A nice quick tour of Joberg. The driver was knowledgeable and helpful adding a lot of local knowledge. A very big city so have lots of time available. Get done before 3 pm as the traffic gets very bad after 4 pm.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Douglas S
Reviewed October 15, 2018

An absolute pleasure taking the Tour with Simon. A very knowledgable tour guide who took us to places of Soweto that we have never been to, our thought to go to. The structure of the tour gave us a full overview of the past and...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

My wife and I spent half a day touring Soweto. The experience certainly exceeded our expectations. The poverty is there for all to see and the way people live is quite a shock. Despite this, Soweto provides a fascinating insight into the history and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ThommoandChez
Reviewed October 1, 2018

The displays and history explained and pictured before visitors as well as the personal stories are important to know.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bgoldmeier
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

There's nothing quite like visiting a place with locals as your guide. Our driver Simon may well have been a Soweto historian - born and bred there he knew so much about the history and how the township functions today. We were thrilled to visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mitchell B
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the ride thanks to Captain Nicholas and the enthusiastic Mbali. Took us through joburg to Soweto and explained the various points to note. Mbali kept us in high spirits and made us feel welcomed and happy 😊😊 Good job

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 18, 2018|
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Response from takeaction | Reviewed this property |
Contact Gloria via email listed on their website info Soweto guided tours or phone 011 985 6249 076 863 5548 She was very prompt with response and coordinated every detail so no insecurity. It's an amazing intimate tour... More
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April 20, 2018|
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Response from nauj63 | Reviewed this property |
We just booked the tour the night before and from our hotel reception.
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Patricia C
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Mosikare | Property representative |
Hello Patricia You message dated the 22nd is on pending as it needs to be allocated based on bookings of the 21st March. Please note that the tour you requested needs a minimum of four people in order for it to happen and... More
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