City Start Package
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Tour starts: Johannesburg
Tour ends: Johannesburg
Includes: Accommodation, airport transfer, return transfer to Gold Reef City and a private full day tour
Accommodation: Choose between Standard, Comfort, or Luxury
Best time to visit: September to May
Highlights: Gold Reef City, Soweto, Apartheid Museum, Sandton Shopping
Day 1: Johannesburg
Welcome to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city and the country’s as well as the continent’s financial hub. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel located in Sandton, approximately 45 minute’s drive from the airport. At lunch time you will be collected for a transfer to the historical theme park Gold Reef City (entrance excluded from the package). Why not join the Heritage Tour which includes a tour of Gold Reef City, a replica of old- time Johannesburg. Travel back in time as you take a ride on a penny- farthing or stroll through the olden day houses; go on an underground visit, experience a gold pour demonstration, and see the miners’ dancing performance (Tuesday – Sunday).
Day 2: Johannesburg
After breakfast you are collected from your hotel for a private full day tour of Soweto and the Apartheid Museum. Highlights of this tour include a fascinating glimpse of Soweto’s bustling neighbourhood life; the previous residences of two Nobel Prize winners; Hector Pieterson Memorial; Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and various community development projects. Also included is a guided tour of the world-famous Apartheid Museum where you embark on a journey of discovery of the racial segregation experienced by millions of South Africans just over a decade ago. The Soweto uprising, the history of the ANC, solitary confinement of political prisoners and the birth of a new democratic country are detailed.
Day 3: Check out
Breakfast followed by checkout. If time permits, visit Sandton City Shopping Centre or the other shopping malls in the area for a quality shopping experience.
You are in good hands!
Why SW Africa?
Our diverse team are passionate about delivering on personalised, creative and unique experiences with attention to detail. Our consultants will handle your request with the appropriate knowledge and expertise to expedite your request effectively. We are very proud of our African heritage and we make it our responsibility to be good ambassadors and ensure every visitor leaves with a great impression. We love sharing the beauty and magic that Africa has to offer!
We can confidently say that we will beat any price on offer, thanks to our shareholding in Travel Smart Crew Pty Ltd., a private company, owned by a group of independent tour operators. TSC provides us with Central Group Contracting and Management of Preferred Supplier Relationships, ensuring that our clients benefit from unbeatable prices thanks to longstanding relationships and bulk buying from suppliers such as safari lodges, car rental companies, guest houses and hotels.
Financial peace of mind
SW Africa is a proud member of the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) who's members adhere to a strict Code of Conduct and are required to submit documentation pertaining to their business annually so that the association can verify they are running a healthy business that can be recommended to international tour operators. Members are bonded with third-party indemnity, ensuring financially sound relationships when using them as suppliers.