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History Bicycle Tour of Soweto

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4 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

This tour will let you experience day to day life in the township, from the first people living in Soweto up to today's flamboyant five star Soweto Hotel. You will visit a squatter camp and Regina Mundi church, see Nelson Mandela's house and hear stories about the struggle by black South Africans against Apartheid. You also experience 'the better life for all South Africans' starting after the first free elections in 1994.

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What to expect

You leave from Hector Pieterson museum in Orlando West and cycle through Soweto’s daily life.

With your guide you will cycle to the place where Soweto started in 1904. You will see the good, the bad an even the ugly side of this world famous township and will get lot’s of information about what happened during the tumultuous past.

Some of the things you’ll see are churches, you will pass an orphanage, hostel for mineworkers and of course see Winnie Mandela's, Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu’s and Nelson

The Location

Where To Go

Hector Pieterson Museum


Johannesburg, South Africa

Return details

Same as starting location

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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