Tours in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg Tours

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6+ hours
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$147.86
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Bus Tours
8–9 hours
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$80.26
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Adventure Tours
7–8 hours
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$83.35
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Adventure Tours
12–13 hours
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$151.26
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$191.39
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City Tours
4 hours
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$37.04
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Bus Tours
5 hours
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$219.17
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Attractions & Museums
2 days
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$555.64
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Bus Tours
6–7 hours
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$114.21
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Hop on Hop Off Buses
1–2 hours
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$16.36
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Bus Tours
4–5 hours
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$64.82
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$74.09
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City Tours
3–4 hours
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  • Karin
    Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
    Wonderful experience with our friendly guide! We had the rare opportunity to see 4 of the 12 cheetahs! Driver to and from Pilanesburg was extremely skilled😁
    Written July 4, 2022
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  • Peter Beattie
    Ascot, UK2 contributions
    Solly was amazing, had excellent local knowledge and was able to answer all our questions. All around an incredible experience, highly recommended for anyone visiting Joburg.
    Written August 4, 2022
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  • gaby
    7 contributions
    We had such an amazing experience on our tour of Soweto with our AMAZINGG guide Sunny. It was so nice getting to see the different areas with someone who made us truly feel like family. It was a good mix of walking and riding the minibus. The photo opps were premium Sunny was extremely informative and it was nice to walk around with a local. If you're ever in Johannesburg, support MoAfrika and ask for Sunny to take you around!!!
    Written August 1, 2022
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  • Alexandru E
    Warsaw, Poland3 contributions
    We were lucky to have Solly doing this tour for us. Besides flawless organizational aspects, Solly was very patient to answer all our kids questions, share with us insights about what we were visiting and even more, about South African history, culture and society.

    As bonus, we got to have lunch inn a very nice restaurant, close to Mandela's house.
    Written July 22, 2022
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  • Chris K
    38 contributions
    Excellent operator. Super professional and took care of me all the way for two days. Even dropped me off for my flight after. Thank you team.
    Written August 1, 2022
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  • Michelle
    4 contributions
    I highly recommend this tour. Johannesburg is big city - so seeing all of these sights on your own would be very difficult. I learned a lot about South African history during the tour. KG was an excellent guide and I enjoyed spending half the day with her. She is very knowledgeable and kind. I appreciated that she arranged a local guide for the Soweto walk, and another person showed me around Mandela house (these were examples of KG working with her fellow tour guides to ensure the best experience for all).
    Written July 30, 2022
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  • Alejandro
    South Africa3 contributions
    Buffalo Solider was our tour guide, a very knowledgeable and friendly individual. He knew exactly where to find the animals and gave background information on each one we saw. It is a matter of luck to see each animal but overall an amazing experience, would definitely recommend this experience to anyone.

    Quite cold in the morning but quickly warmed up so be advised if planning on taking a trip in June.
    Written June 9, 2022
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  • Ryan
    4 contributions
    Would highly recommend this tour. Jason is a great guy and it was fantastic chatting about the area on the way to the park - he is very knowledgable. I've done a few safaris across Africa and can say Pilanesburg had the highest concentration of elephants/rhinos I've seen. Nico was a very good guide and we learnt a lot on the safari about the park and the different animals. The entire day was very well organised.
    Written July 24, 2022
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  • R C
    6 contributions
    Excellent experience with Tebogo, who was very friendly and welcoming, and extremely knowledgable about the Soweto township (neighbourhood) and its rich history at the heart of anti-apartheid protest. The tour started with the memorial to the 16 June 1976 Soweto Student Protest, moved on to the home of Nelson Mandela, past the homes of Desmond Tutu and Winnie Mandela, then on to the Soweto Brewing Company, and finished at the Soweto Towers. Beer tasting at the brewing company was optional - but would definitely recommend.
    Written August 2, 2022
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  • Janice W
    Columbia, SC4 contributions
    Mr Sapp contacted us quickly after booking and gave detailed instructions of the process. Thabo was our tour guide and he was very punctual, knowledgeable and friendly. We were very pleased. He went above and beyond to meet our requests and we were able to visit everything on the list and then some. The Apartheid Museum is very in-depth and may take 2 visits to see everything. It is very large. This tour is highly recommended to get an excellent overview of the history of Soweto and apartheid. Be prepared. It will leave you feeling a certain kind of way…
    Written July 16, 2022
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  • Alexadner P
    1 contribution
    A great half day trip! I would highly recommend it to anyone wanting to experience a little bit of Soweto.
    Written June 29, 2022
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  • Monsuru
    10 contributions
    Great experience! Got to see a lot of the big cats up close and personal with an amazing tour guide giving us a lot of information on the animals
    Written January 18, 2022
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  • Jen F
    35 contributions
    Wow! What a 5 days! We wished we had looked at the company website and done one more day!! The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable (shout out to Victor and Yuri—our favorites!!) and they took us for morning, afternoon and evening bush drives (Greater Kruger) along with a day in Kruger Park. We saw the Big 5 and then some! Giraffes and elephants a plenty! Wild dogs! Leopard and lion and cheetah and hippos and more and more!! The food was plentiful and well flavored! The people we met were friendly and fun to get to know! Amazing experience- thank you!!
    Written August 6, 2022
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  • Edward Chen
    13 contributions
    My first time in South Africa (and in Africa in general), and it was a memorable one thanks to Viva Safaris. I did a 6 day Tremisana Lodge tour and I had an amazing time from beginning to end. Transfer from Jo'burg to the lodge and back was smooth thanks to the drivers George and Sully. Nyarai, the lodge manager, was very welcoming and ensured that my stay was comfortable throughout. Elvis, Caroline, and Audrey were just the most exceptional chefs - breakfast, lunch, and dinner were all amazing. I really enjoyed the bush brais at the Marula Tree Boma under the beautiful, clear, starry night sky. And of course...the game drives...words cannot describe the excitement and beauty behind wildlife spotting here. Elias and Yuri are so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about wildlife and ensured we saw every animal possible - their ability to spot animals (no matter how far or how hidden) is impeccable! Game drives were done in early mornings and late afternoons and thus the sunrise and sunset scenery was just spectacular. From a combination of tours around the vast Kruger Park and the beautiful Balule Reserve, I was able to see the Big Five and so much more. The guides made sure we could get as close to the animals as possible while maintaining and ensuring our safety. As Elias (who has the greatest sense of humour) says...hakuna matata...it's a game, and the bush will always surprise you. Indeed, the bush did surprise me with all of its secrets and wonder. As soon as I left, I already started to miss the game drives and pondered my next visit back to Kruger/Balule with Viva Safaris.
    Written June 17, 2022
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  • 24trinab
    Boston, MA2 contributions
    I only had one day to see the best of Johannesburg. My full day tour with Ruth exceeded my expectations! She was insightful, accommodating and fun! I thoroughly enjoyed my day with her visiting the Apartheid museum, Mandela’s house, Soweto and more along the routes. I can’t wait to bring my family and use this tour group again when I visit Johannesburg!
    Written July 30, 2022
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