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  1. 1 or 2 Day Johannesburg Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour | GetYourGuide
  2. 1 or 2 Day Johannesburg Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour | GetYourGuide

    On a double-decker tourist bus, you can explore Johannesburg at your own pace while getting a great view of the city's best sights.

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  3. Pilanesberg Nature Reserve Full-Day Safari from Johannesburg | GetYourGuide
  4. Pilanesberg Nature Reserve Full-Day Safari from Johannesburg | GetYourGuide

    A full-day safari from Johannesburg takes you to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Return transportation to the park is included, as are two 2.5-hour game drives in an open vehicle with a highly trained park ranger. Look for wildlife, including the "Big 5" and more.

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  5. Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket and Soweto Tour | GetYourGuide
  6. Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket and Soweto Tour | GetYourGuide

    You can explore Johannesburg at your own pace with a one- or two-day tourist bus ticket. To gain a fresh perspective on the township, take an environmental tour of Soweto. Explore the former residence of Nelson Mandela, Gandhi's birthplace, and more.

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  7. Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour | GetYourGuide
  8. Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour | GetYourGuide

    Discover Johannesburg in one day. There will be plenty of South African history on display during this day trip, which will take in such sights as the renowned Soweto Township, the moving Apartheid Museum, the Hector Pieterson and Mandela House Museums, and many more.

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  9. Johannesburg and Soweto Night Tour | GetYourGuide
  10. Johannesburg and Soweto Night Tour | GetYourGuide

    Explore Johannesburg and Soweto in the late evening. On this 7-hour tour, you'll get to see the best of South Africa's capital city.

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  11. Johannesburg: Soweto Apartheid & Township Tour with Lunch | GetYourGuide
  12. Johannesburg: Soweto Apartheid & Township Tour with Lunch | GetYourGuide

    Visit the city within a city that is Soweto. Take a full-day tour of this picturesque and lively community. A local guide, who grew up in Soweto, will take you to all of the most popular attractions. Included in the package is a traditional township meal.

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  13. From Johannesburg: Pilanesberg National Park Safari | GetYourGuide
  14. From Johannesburg: Pilanesberg National Park Safari | GetYourGuide

    Join us for a full-day safari in South Africa's Pilanesberg National Park, which is home to the continent's Big Five.

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  15. Johannesburg: Maboneng Walking Tour | GetYourGuide
  16. Johannesburg: Maboneng Walking Tour | GetYourGuide

    On this two-hour walking tour of the area, you'll marvel at Maboneng, marvel at The Cosmopolitan, and discover more about this innovative inner city precinct's makeover.

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  17. Johannesburg: Pilanesberg National Park Safari with Lunch | GetYourGuide
  18. Johannesburg: Pilanesberg National Park Safari with Lunch | GetYourGuide

    Take a 12-hour safari tour of Pilanesberg National Park to see wildlife in its native habitat. The "Big Five," which includes leopards, lions, and elephants, can be viewed. See how a 1,200 million year old volcano has shaped the landscape.

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  19. Johannesburg : City Centre Walking Tour | GetYourGuide
  20. Johannesburg : City Centre Walking Tour | GetYourGuide

    A walking tour of Johannesburg's history and architecture is a great way to learn about the city. Get to know the people and capture some memorable images.

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  21. Cullinan Diamond Mine & Pretoria Full Day Tour | GetYourGuide
  22. Cullinan Diamond Mine & Pretoria Full Day Tour | GetYourGuide

    Tour the Cullinan Diamond mines to witness the source of some of the world's most famous diamonds. Pretoria is a great place to learn about South Africa's diamond mining business and the history of the practice.

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  23. Joburg/Soweto & Gold Reef City Full Day Tour | GetYourGuide
  24. Joburg/Soweto & Gold Reef City Full Day Tour | GetYourGuide

    The mix of Joburg City, Soweto, and the Gold Reef City Theme Park & Museum is a unique and unforgettable experience. An introduction to the city's skyscrapers and bustling streets, followed by a tour of Soweto, which is home to a number of historically significant landmarks.

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  25. Johannesburg: Half-Day Apartheid Museum Tour | GetYourGuide
  26. Johannesburg: Half-Day Apartheid Museum Tour | GetYourGuide

    A three-hour guided tour of the Apartheid Museum will provide you with a better understanding of what life was like in South Africa under apartheid. Explore an inspiring example of how South Africa is confronting its dark past.

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  27. Johannesburg: Guided Bike Tour of Hillbrow, Berea & Yeoville | GetYourGuide
  28. Johannesburg: Guided Bike Tour of Hillbrow, Berea & Yeoville | GetYourGuide

    Explore the inner city of Johannesburg on a four-hour bike tour that includes a mix of history, gastronomy, and culture.

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  29. Jo'berg in 1 Day: Soweto, Apartheid Museum & City Tour | GetYourGuide
  30. Jo'berg in 1 Day: Soweto, Apartheid Museum & City Tour | GetYourGuide

    Are you up for a trip to a city within a city? Soweto is a vibrant, attractive place to visit if you're up for the challenge. On this full-day tour, you'll see the best of Soweto, the Apartheid Museum, and more of Johannesburg with a knowledgeable local guide.

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  31. Johannesburg Like a Local: Customized Guided Tour | GetYourGuide
  32. Johannesburg Like a Local: Customized Guided Tour | GetYourGuide

    Transform your travel experience by joining one of these trips and focusing as much on the people you meet as the sights you see.

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  33. Pilanesberg, Sun City and Valley of the Waves Waterpark | GetYourGuide
  34. Pilanesberg, Sun City and Valley of the Waves Waterpark | GetYourGuide

    A trip to Pilanesberg National Park is a great way to start your day's quest for sightings of the Big 5, as well as some impressive antelope. You'll be awestruck by the breathtaking scenery and plenty of wildlife. Discover the Valley of the Waves and Sun City while relaxing in the sun.

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  35. Johannesburg: Full Day Open Safari in Kruger National Park | GetYourGuide
  36. Johannesburg: Full Day Open Safari in Kruger National Park | GetYourGuide

    Come right up close to the Big 5 in one of Africa's largest game reserves, Kruger National Park. Get a taste of South Africa's wilderness on a full-day safari with a trained guide.

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  37. Johanessburg: 3-Day Pilanesberg Camping Adventure | GetYourGuide
  38. Johanessburg: 3-Day Pilanesberg Camping Adventure | GetYourGuide

    For three days, you can camp in Pilanesberg National Park. You will be able to see the "Big 5" while on a safari with a knowledgeable guide in a closed-roofed vehicle.

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  39. From Johannesburg: 2-Day Safari into Kruger National Park | GetYourGuide
  40. From Johannesburg: 2-Day Safari into Kruger National Park | GetYourGuide

    On a two-day safari from Johannesburg, you'll get to see the natural splendor of Kruger National Park. During your morning and evening game drives, keep an eye out for the fabled Big 5 of Africa.


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  41. Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour
  42. Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

    On a full-day tour of Johannesburg and Soweto, learn about South Africa's most populous metropolis. Visit the Top of Africa for panoramic views, the Constitutional Hill and the Apartheid Museum to learn about the city's history, and the Nelson Mandela House, Hector Pieterson Museum, and Freedom Square in Soweto to trace Nelson Mandela's steps.

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  43. Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour
  44. Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour

    Come and see the beauty of the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve in an open 4x4 safari vehicle on our 10-hour tour. Have the opportunity to witness the big 5 (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard) up close and personal. After lunch (included), you can choose to either conduct another safari trip in a closed vehicle (Minivan) or a minivan.

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  45. Johannesburg Full-Day Tour (Soweto & Jo-Burg & Apartheid Museum)
  46. Johannesburg Full-Day Tour (Soweto & Jo-Burg & Apartheid Museum)

    You'll get a personal, full-day tour of the city of Johannesburg that includes transfer from your hotel or other lodging, as well as a knowledgeable guide. Visit the Apartheid Museum, the Nelson Mandela House, Freedom Square, and Soweto as you discover South African history and culture on this trip.

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  47. 6 Day Lodge and Treehouse Kruger National Park Safari
  48. 6 Day Lodge and Treehouse Kruger National Park Safari

    Organizing a safari's logistics can be difficult, so leave it to the professionals and book this all-inclusive package. In addition to open-vehicle safaris and ranger-led bush walks and drives, you'll have lots of opportunities to see the Big Five, as well as the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre, where you can get up close to injured and orphaned animals.

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  49. 5 Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari
  50. 5 Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari

    Kruger National Park is one of Africa's largest and most famous, home to the Big Five—lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo. This traditional 5-day trip includes thrilling game drives in an open safari vehicle, a bush walk along the Olifants River, and sightseeing along the Panorama Route, where you can see the Three Rondawels and the Blyde River Canyon.

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  51. 5 Day Katekani Lodge Kruger National Park Safari
  52. 5 Day Katekani Lodge Kruger National Park Safari

    This 5-day safari at Katekani Lodge includes Kruger National Park. Traveling with a guide and following a carefully crafted itinerary assures you won't miss anything. Highlights include Kruger National Park, Tshukudu Game Reserve, and Motlala Game Reserve. Your guide will narrate the Blyde River Canyon, the Three Rondawels, and the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre.

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  53. 3 Day Luxury Pilanesberg Park Safari
  54. 3 Day Luxury Pilanesberg Park Safari

    Day 1: You'll be picked up at 10:00 am and driven to Pilanesberg. ETA: 13h00. Check in and rest before your 3-hour sunset trip at 16h00. Then, dinner. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, you'll dine in a boma under the stars (weather permitting). A magical finale to the day. On August 1, 2010, this entry was published.

    Day 2: Open Vehicle, Start your day with a safari and breakfast. You'll have time to rest, swim, or sip cocktails by the waterhole. (personal) A sunset drive begins at 16h00, followed by dinner.

    Day 3: As you leave the park, you'll take one more closed Safari Game Drive. This last game drive can be replaced with a Suncity Resorts and Casinos tour.

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  55. 3 Day Kruger National Park from Johannesburg Round Trip
  56. 3 Day Kruger National Park from Johannesburg Round Trip

    Kruger National Park is Africa's best wildlife destination. Departing daily from Johannesburg or Pretoria, the Panorama Route offers breathtaking views of nature. God's window, Blyde River Canyon View our country's stunning countryside and historic villages while driving. One of our stops is Dullstroom,at 2100m above sea level. It has Scottish trout. The only chance to see the highveld and lowveld at once.

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  57. 6 Day Budget Kruger National Park Safari
  58. 6 Day Budget Kruger National Park Safari

    A safari in the Kruger National Park is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, but it's also unreasonably pricey. On this 6-day excursion, it is possible to spend more time in the park and see the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve as well as the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre. Game drives, walks, lodging, and most lunches are included.

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  59. All inclusive - 3 Day Kruger Safari from Johannesburg
  60. All inclusive - 3 Day Kruger Safari from Johannesburg

    Private 3-day tours of South Africa's renowned Kruger National Park are the best way to explore the country's outstanding wildlife. By taking a guided tour that includes transportation from Johannesburg, you don't have to worry about any of the logistics of getting to the park on your own. Visitors who wish to experience the sights without the hassles will find this tour excellent.

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What are guided tours?

Guided tours are often all-inclusive group travel experiences guided by a local travel guide and following a predetermined schedule centered on a particular tourist attraction or local activity. Numerous sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets to major tourist destinations, group day/night trips, food/wine tastings, and even airport transfers are available.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

See everything! The best way to get the most out of your trip is to get personalized advice before and during your trip. Experience your travel destination as if you were a local. Then, find all the hidden gems!

Avoid scams and pay better prices

Book your guided excursions in advance from the comfort of your own home, then simply relax and enjoy your vacation when you’re abroad.

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

With such a vast number of guided tours available, there is sure to be one that fits your budget.

Save time, Get the most out of your trip.

Make the most of your journey by not wasting a single second! Memories are not formed when waiting in a queue. Reserve in advance and bypass the lineups at the world’s most popular attractions.

With a planned tour schedule, you know exactly what you will be doing every day, without any risk of disappointment.

Check reviews before buying a guided tour

Overwhelmed by options and unsure which guided tour to take? Check out other users’ reviews to determine which activities are suitable for you.

No risk to you. Free cancellation

Many of the guided tours allow you to change your mind and cancel your reservation without penalty up to 24 hours before the activity. This is really useful if your trip plans change at the last minute.

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

Joining guided tours is a great way to meet new friends from all over the world.

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending upon the city you are traveling to, there are practically any guide trips and activities for everyone. There are outdoor guided tours, water activities, Nature routes, Music festivals, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems exploration, beer or white wine drinking and tasting trips, exclusive TV & Movies trips, romantic couple trips, children’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island exploration tours, check out famous landmarks, Museum guided tours and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to explore to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & viewing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping trips, theaters and concert halls, come by ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter trips, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat leasing.