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Private Tour: Cultural Soweto Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria
"You can budget about 5 hours for this half day tour from the time you leave your hotel till return. Enjoy sightseeing en-route to Soweto (especially Johannesburg's old gold mine belt). Pass through the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto (a hospita revolutionary and philanthropist Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) lived before he way jailed for 27 years for advocating for the rights of black people who were being oppressed by the Apartheid Government. Budget 45mins for this section of the tour.Jus the most popular being the 100m bungee jumping in between the two cooling towers (own expense). At the bottom of the towers is the vibey and trendy Chaf Pozi restaurant for some South African flavor where you will be spoiled with traditional foods such a get to view the slums and shanty towns that have become established over the years as a result of deep rooted poverty and high unemployment levels. You will even enjoy the privilege of chatting with some locals going on about their business from housewiv sculpture designers carpenters flea market stalls and the like."
From ZAR1,650.00
 
Private Tour: Cultural Soweto Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria
"You can budget about 5 hours for this half day tour from the time you leave your hotel till return. Enjoy sightseeing en-route to Soweto (especially Johannesburg's old gold mine belt). Pass through the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto (a hospita revolutionary and philanthropist Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) lived before he way jailed for 27 years for advocating for the rights of black people who were being oppressed by the Apartheid Government. Budget 45mins for this section of the tour.Jus the most popular being the 100m bungee jumping in between the two cooling towers (own expense). At the bottom of the towers is the vibey and trendy Chaf Pozi restaurant for some South African flavor where you will be spoiled with traditional foods such a get to view the slums and shanty towns that have become established over the years as a result of deep rooted poverty and high unemployment levels. You will even enjoy the privilege of chatting with some locals going on about their business from housewiv sculpture designers carpenters flea market stalls and the like."
From ZAR1,650.00
 
Soweto Township Experience Tour from Johannesburg
"After you have been collected from your hotel you will make your way to Soweto. Along the way you will drive past the Diepkloof ext Baragwanath Taxi Rank and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital to name a few. You will visit an informal settlement drive past Maponya Shopping Mall walk through Freedom Square and Freedom Charter Memorial. Walk through the Regina Mundi Church and drive along Vilakazi Street. Optional: African Buffet Lunch at Sakhumzi Restaurant (own expense) You will also have the opportunity to visi entrance Fees to the Museum included. Visit the Hector Pieterson Museum outside the Prescient. See the homes of Nobel peace prize winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Towards the end of the tour you will visit a local shebeen and taste a type of beer drunk by the people of Soweto if your older than 18 years (time permitt
From ZAR788.00

More Things to Do in Sodwana Bay National Park

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Scuba Diving

Sodwana is the ideal diving location, with 3 reefs (2, 5, and 7 mile), Just 5 minutes from the sodwana lodge hotel you are at the beach. From here you will be taken care of, no matter if you have your...
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Snorkelling / Scuba Diving

We went snorkelling one afternnon on half-mile reef, using one of the companies set up on the beach. The variety of tropical sea-life is incredible (we saw loads of fish, sea turtles, a stingray, and...
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Turtles

During the summer months leather back and loggerhead turtles come to the beach to lay their eggs. A nature conservation guide takes one on a walk around that can take several hours. I came to witness...
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The Beach

Sodwana Bay boasts kilometres of unspoiled beaches – if you head out a few kilometres you may find that you are the only person around. Keep in mind that this may change in December and January when...
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Lake Sibaya

The wetlands region of St. Lucia and the adjacent lakes north make out the World Heritage Site in this part of the world. Lake Sibaya is a lovely lake home to many crocodiles and hippos as well as...
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Diving - Bikini Reef

Bikini Reef is a stunning little reef which runs parallel to 2 Mile. It is mainly flat with some caves and little valleys. Manta Rays often visit here, and on my dive I was accompanied by a Manta Ray...
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Diving – Uniform Reef

This deep dive offers a complete different world. When we descended to Uniform it was like arriving on a different planet. The reef is almost entirely covered with Plate Corals and is home to many...
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Diving – Two Mile Reef

The reef is about 1.7 km long and up to 900 m wide. It is one of the most popular reefs to dive at, since it is only a few minutes away from the launch area. Many different corals, reef and mid-water...
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Diving – Five Mile Reef

The reef has the most diverse coral community at Sodwana, hence it is a dive area reserved for advanced divers who have good buoyancy control. Extensive beds of staghorn, mushroom and plate corals...
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Diving – Seven Mile Reef

The drop-offs and mushroom shaped pinnacles, characteristic of this wonderful reef with its great diversity of marine life make it quiet popular among divers. Turtles and rays are often seen and...
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Diving – Nine Mile Reef

The top of the reef is at 4m on the southern edge, dropping to 21m on the north-eastern edge. The highlight of this dive is a green tree that towers about 2.5m. Just south of the green tree is a...
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Horseback Riding on the beach

What we didn't quite understand was that nearly all activities at Sodwana Bay are coordinated through the Sodwana Nature Conservation Office. So when our hotel called ahead for us to reserve our...
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Crazy Diving!

We met up with our dive master at Amoray Divers on the beach at Jesser Point. Probably at least a dozen different dive operations all meet up here. Amoray has a wooden gazebo on the beach, but...
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Top 5 Sodwana Bay National Park Writers

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MikeAtSea

"Divers Paradise of South Africa"
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Bushman23

"Unforgettable week!"
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diver-x

"Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal"
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Dakasor

"Scuba in Sodwana"
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R.Dettmann

"Diving all day long!"
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