Menu mobile

Four South African guided day tours to experience in 2017

When arriving in a new town or city you really want to make the most of the experience. Guided tours are a great way to invaluable insight into a new destination without having to spend vast amounts of time in this particular place.

Here are four guided tours to consider during your South African holiday.

Soweto guided tours, Gauteng

Image was taken from - https://www.moafrikatours.com/soweto-a-place-to-visit/

Soweto is a fascinating township situated on the outskirts of one of South Africa’s biggest urban areas, Johannesburg. There is a lot to do there from world class stadiums, memorial museums and diverse and colourful locals make the area a hub for people wishing to really immerse themselves in local life. Soweto guided tours have built up a reputation over the last few years for providing both South Africans and tourists with a great service of getting to see more of their city. Their website has all the relevant information you might need.

Street Scene, KwaZulu-Natal

Photo was taken from - http://www.sa-venues.com/kwazulu_natal.htm

For the past few years, Street Scene tours in KwaZulu-Natal has been providing the city of Durban and surrounding areas with quality day tours and longer excursions to suit every traveller and visitors tourist needs.

Patrons have various options on what they wish to do and see, including township tours, city walking tours, shebeen tours, city walks and even visits to the various mountain and game reserves close to the city. Visit their website to get the lowdown.

CitySightseeing, Cape Town

Image was taken from - https://www.citysightseeing.co.za/tours/entry/red-city-tour

This hop on, hop off bus service takes visitors to all the leading sights in around the Mother City and prides itself in being one of the best day tour operators in South Africa. They also happen to have options for a diverse and extensive list of languages on the tour including 15 different languages including English, Afrikaans, Arabic, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and isiZulu.

Some of the sites they visit include the V&A waterfront and the iconic Table Mountain Cable Car, patrons are encouraged to get off at every stop and soak in the sites. Visit their website for more information.

Footsteps to Freedom, Cape Town

Photo was taken from - https://www.tripadvisor.com

This guided tour helps give invaluable insight to the dramatic history of both the city of Cape Town and the country of South Africa. The tour takes one through the bustling streets of the city centre highlighting and explaining various places of historical importance.

Areas visited include: Greenmarket Square, Adderley St and Flower Sellers, Grand Parade, City Hall and Castle of Good Hope. They tell one the stories of District Six and Bo-Kaap (Malay Quarter), Slavery precinct (Slave Lodge, Slave Tree Site, Church Square) and Company’s Garden (Parliament, Tuynhuys, St George’s Cathedral) and also give information on various pivotal figures who have shaped the country dramatically including Cecil John Rhodes, Jan Smuts, Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu and F. W. de Klerk. Thinking of exploring the mother city, Cape Town car rental is the best way to encounter this beautiful city. 

Visit their website for more.


Related articles

{alt}

Your 2017 Cape Town travel bucket list

{alt}

4 fun day trips to do in Cape Town

{alt}

A quick guide to Johannesburg in 2017

Share this article:

1 Response on this page.Add your own

  1. Gravatar Mot says:

    Great destination to enjoy, relax, connect, experience and make memories you will treasure. But I had one disappointment while travelling in a road trip, my car breakdown. Thank god, I searched garage shop nearby to my location and they used garage management software in their website, which made them easy in repairing, billing and invoice. Really, technology has transformed the travel industry.

    Reply to this comment




Leave a Comment

Search & Compare
  • Dropoff same as pickup?


Comodo LogoThis web site is secured using a Comodo Digital Certificate.

Drive South Africa accepts all major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Diners


Rental ConsultantsWould you rather chat to a consultant? Send an email or phone us:+27 87 806 7330


satsa-logo.png The Discover Africa Group is a proud member of SATSA and therefore your rental deposits for future bookings are bonded.

Drive South Africa is a division of the Discover Africa Group.

About SATSA membership.