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Bicycle Tour of Soweto
"You leave from the Hector Pieterson Museum in Orlando West (Soweto) and cycle through Soweto’s daily life. You’ll see Orlando soccer Stadium home to Orlando Pirates football club and your guide will explain the system of schooling and houses in Soweto point out Orlando Towers and bungee jump the various ways of transportation in the township.You'll will visit a hostel for mineworkers and see Winnie Mandela's Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu's and of course Nelson Mandela’s house.Via Orlando West High school our guides will explain the local struggle against the Apartheid system which led to a student uprising and the killing of Hector Pieterson.You end the tour at Coffee and Cream coffee sh
From ZAR400.00
 
Soweto Bicycle Tour with Optional Bungee Jump
"You leave from Hector Pieterson museum in Orlando West and cycle through Soweto’s daily life. You’ll see Orlando soccer Stadium home to Orlando Pirates football club your guide will explain the system of schooling and houses in Soweto.You visit ‘Orlando Towers’ the previous power station Chaf Posi and bungee jump. You will have the opportunity to jump experience a free fall or one of the other activities. (Bungee fees are not included in the tour price)You will pass a hostel for mineworkers and see Winnie Mandela's
From ZAR500.00
 
History Bicycle Tour of Soweto
"You leave from Hector Pieterson museum in Orlando West and cycle through Soweto’s daily life.With your guide you will cycle to the place where Soweto started in 1904. You will see the good the bad an even the ugly side of this world famous township and will get lot’s of information about what happened during the tumultuous past.Some of the things you’ll see are churches you will pass an orphanage hostel for mineworkers and of course see Winnie Mandela's Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu’s and Nelson Mandela’s house.At Orlando West High school your guide will explain the local struggle against the Apartheid system which led to a student uprising and the killing of Hector Pieterson.You end the tour"""This tour will let you experience day to day life in the township
From ZAR500.00

More Transportation in Soweto

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Taxi to Joburg and back!

Thousands of people who live in Soweto have the commute into central Johannesburg every day. Many also go into the suburbs, for domestic work, or other work, getting there in a taxi jam-packed with...
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Taxi to Soweto :)

You will probably visit Soweto in a tour group, so will be on an air conditioned bus.Your other choice will be by car, and a good place to rent from is www.europcar.com. We use them often when on...
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be brave, try a ZOLA Taxi

Most non Sowetan residentsunless involved with some commuity or businesswill be visitng with a tour group, liuckier ones will be visitng friends.i was fortunate to have driven myself in frequently...
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Metro Taxi Market (Bree Taxi Rank)

A recently established shelter that houses mini-bus taxis which transport commuters from different townships to johannesburg and all other suburbs closer to Johannesburg.It is also a shelter for...
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Private Taxi only...

Take only an arranged car from your hotel. Jo'burg is not a safe place, and it is worth the extra $$$ to get to and from Soweto safely.
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Things to Do Near Soweto

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Apartheid Museum

The Apartheid Museum is, quite simply, brilliant. From the very start, where you are given a racial category that determines which entrance you use, to the thoughtful displays and fascinating...
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Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

The Melville Koppies are part of the rugged Witwatersrand (‘White Water’) ridge that runs west-east through the western and northern suburbs of Johannesburg. Further west along the ridge is...
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Constitution Hill

When I next visit Jo'burg, I will follow Vincent and Luis' blog advice in their blog a brand new sky tells us about their personal visit with DlalaJe, to rediscover the paths of my student days,...
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44 Stanley

44 Stanley Avenue in Milpark is the sort of design precinct that you never think you'll come across in Big, Bad Johannesburg. Hidden behind the gas towers just north of the CBD, this little area has...
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Soccer City, FNB Stadium

For those who weren't lucky enough to be here for the World Cup 2010 (or didn't manage to get tickets to the games) the Parktown and Westcliff Heritage Trust is offering a walking tour of Soccer City...
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Nelson Mandela Square

Because of it's proximity to my hotel, I spent quite a bit of time at Mandela Square. The square is dominated by a large statue of Nelson Mandela which is a draw with many as they clamor to take a pic...
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"16 June 1976 - Youth Day"
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Rusket

"Soweto - not what we expected"
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"1 Brief View of Life in Soweto"
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"SOuth WEst TOwnship ~ Soweto"
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"Don't take the tour bus!!"
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