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Township Travel

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A highlight of our visit to Joberg

Thank you Siphiwe for a sharing your knowledge and community with us. We appreciate your... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Memorable and eye opening experience

We did the half day tour of Soweto with Siphiwe and found it a really worthwhile experience... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Township Travel is a tourism and travel company which focuses on South Africa's township experience. With it's business focusing mainly on the rich history offered by africa's finest township , Soweto we offer a wide range of tours exploring South...more
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Soweto 1863, South Africa
+27 83 241 0758
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you Siphiwe for a sharing your knowledge and community with us. We appreciate your professional but personal service and really loved how you mentor younger people to get involved in the tourist industry .

Thank GabrielleColley
Reviewed 1 week ago

wow..the friendliness and openess of the community, not easy going into soweto but the community make you feel so at ease...learning about a different culture and way of life

Thank mojo792
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I spent the day before an evening flight home with Eric, who showed us around Soweto and the Apartheid Museum. Such an interesting day and Eric couldn't have been more accommodating, adapting the tour to fit around what we wanted to see....More

Thank mary m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the half day tour of Soweto with Siphiwe and found it a really worthwhile experience. Siphiwe is a friendly and professional guide who is genuinely trying to improve the lives of the young people in Motsaoledi Township, Soweto. The work he is doing...More

Thank jfy30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our last day in johburg wanted a guided tour to sowetto. After checking several agencies tours for some reason went to the TripAdvisor page and found this high rated tour. Thanks TripAdvisor, thanks me that followed the instinct to choose this guys and off...More

2  Thank Martinho A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great way to get different perspectives on Soweto, which wouldn't have been possible under your own steam. Siphiwe was a knowledgable guide, who showed round different areas of what is in fact a large city in its own right. He was provided...More

Thank SteveP4591
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have taken several tours of Soweto and wanted to go with Siphiwe because I had read the reviews and wanted to compare. I don't like writing bad reviews because everyone is trying to run a business but when you are let down by someone...More

1  Thank wonderlust555
soweto T, Owner at Township Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. I want clarife one thing 1st as business we don't chase for your review but we do sent a email after our tour, to find how did you find our services not rate us exllent review to be honest you ask...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

We were picked up at our hotel by Siphiwe and his driver. He shared many insights and stories with us during the drive to Soweto and while in Soweto. We received a tour of his local neighborhood from Mo, a young man he is mentoring,...More

1  Thank majbertus
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

There are some very detailed reviews. To cut it short, this was a great trip. I knew the stories of Soweto but my two offspring (18 & 21) didn’t and I think the trip was particularly impactful on them. My lasting memory will be efforts...More

1  Thank Alastair K
Reviewed July 25, 2018

The day after visiting the very impressive Apartheidsmuseum (an absolute must for everyone), our guide Ebrahim showed us the current life in Soweto during a 4 hour trip through the townships. We can recommend this very much to anyone who is interested in better understanding...More

1  Thank xavierd102018
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July 5, 2018|
Response from soweto T | Property representative |
Hi Roy. We have already talked in other platforms and hoping your tour was great with our guide Ebrahim?
January 22, 2018|
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Response from soweto T | Property representative |
Hi Lorna Thanks for your interest in our . We can arrange the tour for you and also school visit . Please email the on website.