half day tours

Johannesburg City Tour

Approx: 4 hrs

Jo'burg was discovered on a reef of gold in 1886 and has since become South Africa's largest and busiest city as well as the financial capital of Africa. Take a tour through the city centre and learn how the decentralisation of business to Sandton has affected the CBD, and the reasons why it happened. See Nelson Mandela's Houghton home, historic buildings, the old Stock Exchange, De Beers diamond building, an outdoor African Medicine Market. You will also visit the Constitutional Court and join a tour of the old JHB prison as well as take in panoramic views of Johannesburg from the top of Africa's tallest building, the Carlton Centre.

Johannesburg City & Soweto Tour

Approx: 4 hrs

Jo'burg was discovered on a reef of gold in 1886 and has since become South Africa's largest and busiest city as well as the financial capital of Africa. Spend the first hour of your tour discovering the sights and sounds of Johannesburg. Then we make our way to Soweto. The 'South Western Township' is home to an incredible 1.5 million people making it Africa's largest township. Made famous during the apartheid era, Soweto was the home of the freedom struggle. Visit an informal settlement, Freedom Square, Nelson & Winnie Mandela's house, Hector PietersonMuseum and Memorial and more. As you leave Soweto you will have gained a greater understanding of the miracle of South Africa's "Long Walk to Freedom".

Pretoria City Tour

Approx: 4 hrs

South Africa's Capital City offers a historical tour of monuments and museums. Learn about the history of the country and its people including the struggles that took place between the British, Dutch and African people in their quest to own and protect land. Pretoria is said to have some 55 000 Jacaranda trees aligning its streets, which during the spring time (September to November), produce a magnificent display of purple, which is breathtaking. Visit the Voortrekker Museum, Church Square and the Union Buildings.

Lion Park

Approx: 3.5 hrs

The Lion Park is situated just a half hour out of Sandton, and offers close up sightings of lions, hyaenas, cheetah and wild dogs. The most popular attractions though is the opportunity to play with baby lion cubs as well as feed a giraffe. You will also see a variety of antelope, zebra, wildebeest, brown hyaena and meerkats.

Rhino & Lion Park

Approx: 4.5 hrs

Just 50 minutes from Sandton, nestled in the Magaliesberg mountains this 1200ha private reserve offers tourists the chance to see White Rhino, Lion, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Buffalo, Hippo, Crocodile and a large variety of antelope. At the Reserve Centre there is a snake & reptile park as well as an opportunity to play with baby lion and tiger cubs.

Lesedi Cultural Village

Approx: 4 hrs

Come and experience the recreated villages of the five most dominant tribes in South Africa. Zulu, Sotho, Pedi, Xhosa and Ndebele. See how they live and learn about their different traditions and cultures and join in their traditional song and dance. End your visit with a true African feast - NyamaChoma!!
(Tours begin 11:30 and 16:30).

Gold Reef City

Approx: 4 to 5 hrs

One of the largest gold mines in its time, Crown Mines closed its shafts in 1971, and then opened as a theme park almost immediately. While you experience an underground tour in the gold mine, watch a real gold bar being poured and being entertained by Tribal Dancers, the kids can enjoy themselves on the many roller coasters and rides. (Closed on Mondays)

The De Wildt Cheetah Research Centre

Approx: 6 hrs

Situated one hour from Johannesburg De Wildt are the forerunners in cheetah and wild dog breeding and conservation. The centre offers you a close encounter with many endangered species. Learn all about the successes and failures experienced with these animals. Tours are conducted on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Booking essential.

The Apartheid Museum

Approx: 3.5 hrs

2 to 3 hours are needed to explore through this information packed museum. As you are taken back into South Africa's dark past, you are given a detailed account of the trials and tribulations the black people had to endure as they patiently fought for their freedom in a white dominated racist regime. Witness real interviews and actual events that scarred South Africa's "Long walk to Freedom"

Sterkfontein Caves & Maropeng

Approx: 4 hrs

The caves lie within the "Cradle of Humankind", and have become famous for the discovery of the oldest human ancestral skull in 1947. Dating back 2 million years Mrs. Ples is now kept in the Transvaal Museum in Pretoria. Join an organised tour down the caves and learn more about this area.