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Johannesburg: Taste of Africa Food Tour

1. Johannesburg: Taste of Africa Food Tour

Our Taste Of Africa is offered in 2 of the most Afro-cosmopolitan areas in Joburg rich in African cuisine. Yeoville (3pm)-one of the most diverse suburbs in South Africa, known for being highly Afro-cosmopolitan with many African nationals found in one square mile and a rich history due to the migration into South Africa. Maboneng-(12pm & 5pm ) a new suburb in Johannesburg which is home to Art, Culture,graffiti and a variety of African foods The experience will offer guests the ability to try a variety of different African foods from - South African meals - Ghanaian - Nigerian - Cameroonian - Zimbabwean - Congolese Each food tasting will include at least 4 dishes we will be trying on the day. You can also include African beer tasting with your booking to enjoy the beers on the continent.

Johannesburg: Guided Bike Tour of the city

2. Johannesburg: Guided Bike Tour of the city

Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore inner Johannesburg on a bicycle. Get a glimpse of Bertrams, Ellis Park Stadium, Maboneng, Braamfontein & Newtown. See more of Johannesburg's suburbs in less time. This tour will not only let you in on the city's history but also take you through the transformation of the city from the 1990s until now. Meet your guide at Biking Bandits, 68 Juta St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2001. starting point to receive your bike and helmet. Begin with a brief on what your day will look like in Johannesburg as many things to see and on this tour we will be covering famous landmarks and points of interest in the city like: - Braamfontein - Newtown - Marshalltown - Jewel city - Jeppes Town - Maboneng - Victoria yards Each of these areas have a unique story to tell and your host will be taking you through all the areas and providing you with a deeper sense of understanding to what happened to the inner city of Johannesburg The tour is about 10km long and with very few hills which will allow you to really enjoy riding in the city. The tour is child friendly and does not require a lot of fitness to complete.

Johannesburg: Downtown Walking Tour

3. Johannesburg: Downtown Walking Tour

Meet your guide at "Dlalanje" , 1 lily avenue , Berea Johannesburg 2198. Get under the skin of this fascinating district with an expert guide who grew up in the area. Hear stories from the area's history, and learn about the personal experiences of your guide. Immerse yourself in a diverse neighborhood full of culture and history. Learn how a residential suburb became one of the most cosmopolitan places in South Africa. Hear how the area was a magnet for people from all over the world in the gold rush and the subsequent waves of migration from across the continent. Hear captivating stories from your guide, and then hit the streets to meet the locals. Visit landmarks like the the iconic Ponte Tower and Telkom Tower, as you experience firsthand this diverse and fascinating district.

Soweto & Johannesburg and Apartheid Museum

4. Soweto & Johannesburg and Apartheid Museum

We look beyond the bloody legend of the 16 June 1976 uprisings and behind the hardened face of resistance politics, to the core of Soweto - its people. See the poverty of an informal settlement shack and a hostel in contrast with the upper class suburb of Diepkloof in Soweto. This tour promises a warm experience of this fascinating place. it is offered in conjunction with Johannesburg Sites to viewed and visited - suburbs of Johannesburg - downtown of Johannesburg - Hillbrow - Braamfontein - Muti shop - Newtown - Soccer city - upper suburbs in Soweto - Diepklof - Hostels - Baragwanath hospital - Orlando towers - drive past Bishop Tutu"s house - Vilakazi Street (Visit Nelson Mandela House Museum) - Hector Pietersen memorial - Apartheid Museum

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Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Nice contact days before the tour. They were very concerned about us. The good impression was confirmed when we arrived at the office. The tour guide BK (that's his name) gave us an excellent tour of the district. He patiently answered all of our questions. There was delicious food in the selected locations. We had to skip one restaurant. At some point you'll be full 😋. It wasn't just about the food. BK also brought us closer to the way of life and culture in his lively way. We really enjoyed the tour and would recommend it to anyone.

BK was amazing, enthusiastic, chill, and interesting - clearly well known in the area which made me (female solo traveler and the only one in the group, so private tour!) feel safe and comfortable when I wasn’t entirely sure at first. A great mix of excellent food, conversation, and street art.

Tried 4 different local cuisines, it was 4 full meals so a lot of food, come hungry. Also saw the local street art. Great way to get a local experience. My guide was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Our guide was very friendly and informative. We learned so much about South Africa on our tour.

Lovely people! I saw more than planned and it was fun! Thanks!