Off the beaten track

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Gauteng Off the beaten track

Soweto: Bike Tour with a Local Tour Guide

1. Soweto: Bike Tour with a Local Tour Guide

This short tour will let you experience day to day life in the township. Meet your local tour guide and start the bike tour. You will be able to visit famous spots including Nelson Mandela's house, Archbishop Desmond Tutu's house, Vilakazi, Orlando stadium, and the Hector Peterson memorial. Learn about the incidents that happened on the fateful day of 16 June in 1976 when Hector Peterson was shot and killed by the police during the student protests. This tour includes a little bit of exercise and is eco-friendly. You get to cycle on the most famous street on the African continent, Vilakazi Street. Interact with locals and see how life goes in South Africa's most famous township. You will have the opportunity to support local small businesses on the way. You can bring small change or items that you would like to donate. 

Frequently asked questions about Gauteng Off the beaten track

What are other things to do than Off the beaten track that are worth visiting in Gauteng?

What are the best Gauteng Off the beaten track?

The best Gauteng Off the beaten track are:

Which Gauteng Off the beaten track are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

These Gauteng Off the beaten track are taking additional COVID-19 precautions:

Other Sightseeing Options in Gauteng

Want to discover all there is to do in Gauteng? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Gauteng

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Lerato was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. He gave me a real insight to the history of Soweto as well as the current life. The ride itself was not as gruesome as I feared. There were a few hills but for the most part, it was a great way to see the area.

I can only recommend the tour to everyone. Our guide was super nice, took us to all the important places and explained the events. We felt safe at all times as our guide felt like he knew everyone in the neighborhood. Perfect 2h to learn more about Soweto.

Thank you Oliver for the very interesting tour around your neighborhood and for all the information provided about the history and the everyday life of the community and a special thanks for inviting us in with the loving family for a local beer tasting❣️

Auf jeden Fall sehr empfehlenswert - ideale Möglichkeiten, um Soweto und somit alle Facetten der Stadt kennenzulernen. Sehr netter Guide und interessante Information über geschichtliche Fakten.

We have enjoyed a lot, our guide has been very friendly, he has given us a lot of information. We have felt very safe and calm with our guide.