Spending a few hours at the Apartheid Museum will leave you feeling as though you had also lived in the townships during the apartheid era of the 70’s and 80’s, dodging police bullets or, marching and toy-toying with thousands of school children and even carrying the body of a injured comrade to nearby shelter.
This extraordinarily powerful museum, situated next to the Gold Reef City Casino, has already become the city's leading tourist attraction and an obligatory stop for visitors and residents alike. The Museum illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid using large blown-up photographs, metal cages and numerous monitors’ continuous replays of apartheid scenes. This tour is a unique experience for those wanting to experience and understand what apartheid South Africa was really like.
This tour takes you to Lesedi Cultural Village, where families from the Zulu, Ndebele, Sotho, Pedi and Xhosa tribes live in traditional homesteads. The tour includes a multilingual, multi-visual orientation depicting the history of South Africa and the background of Lesedi. You will also enjoy music and rhythms from the Lesedi Marimba Band and African drum beats.
Lunch is served at the Nyama Choma Restaurant which is divided into three sections; namely East Africa, South Africa and North African Nile Room, this affords visitors a selection of dining experiences where they can absorb the variety of colours, smells, tastes and sounds of different African cultures.
Maropeng which means “returning to the place of origin” in Setswana is situated in the Gauteng Province and is a world–acclaimed tourist destination, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years.
Infused with the history of the struggle against apartheid and buzz with the energy of the city of gold,
Soweto (South Western Townships) is a must-see for tourists who are looking for more than sun, sea and the Big Five.
On the Soweto day Tours you will see and visit many historical sites like South African Icon Nelson Mandela’s former home which he and his then wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, lived in before he was jailed for 27 years on Robben Island. Experience the buzz and energy of the township of Soweto as you embark on this educational and entertaining tour.
The Sterkfontein Caves are declared a World Heritage Sites. The caves, referred to as the Cradle of Humankind are believed to be the birthplace of humanity and are where the oldest human fossil and skull of pre-historic female can be found. Meat lovers will enjoy the Carnivore Restaurant, which offers an array of charcoal grilled delicacies of game farm meat roasted and prepared in a traditional African way.