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Soweto Guided Tours

Johannesburg 1864, South Africa
+27 11 985 6249
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Insightful, educational and thoroughly absorbing...

Not sure if this is the correct site for the tour all 13 of us did - recommended by the Peech... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Great & Informative Morning

Our guide Simon provided a truly eye opening & informative morning based on his own experiences... read more

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Reviewed 14 January 2018
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Soweto Guided Tours is a quality service orientated business based in Soweto run by Soweto entrepreneurs. The business is tailored to share a true township tour experience with individuals, corporate South Africa as well as local and international leisure groups As a specialist Soweto tours company, our focus is to make sure that tourists get the best Soweto township tours ever. We only use well trained tourist guides who live and have the tours experience to give the guests/tourists a true first hand information about Soweto Township. Our tours are conducted in air conditioned vehicles and special attention to detail ensures that each journey is of the highest quality and safe.
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Johannesburg 1864, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not sure if this is the correct site for the tour all 13 of us did - recommended by the Peech hotel. Mmessi arrived in a smart people carrier and was impactful, energised, proud and knowledgeable - a really personable and warm guy and an...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Our guide Simon provided a truly eye opening & informative morning based on his own experiences & knowledge of Soweto. The itinerary took us through many areas and gave us a good overview of this massive “city within a city”

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Mosikare, Admin at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback JEANNE. We value your input. Warm tourism regards Gloria

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

The four of us were on a private 1/2 day tour with Simon. He was very interesting and full of information about the area and the people. We were picked up at our hotel and driven past the 90,000 person capacity soccer stadium. In Soweto,...More

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Mosikare, Admin at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope this will help others who want to tour Soweto in the future. We hope to see you in Soweto again. Kind regards Gloria

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Our tour was really amazing. Simon, our tour guide, was very kind and he explained us everything about Soweto. Out tour also included Hector Pieterson museum and Mandela’s house. Totally recomended!

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Mosikare, Admin at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you Alexander for you inspiring review. We are glad that we have met your expectation and hope you enjoyed the rest of your tour in South Africa. Warm regards Gloria

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Our tour guide was absolutely amazing. He gave us experiences no other company can give you. It was an eye opener to a lot of things us local South Africans assume but never get to experience. We loved it! He was extremely friendly and he...More

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Mosikare, Admin at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hello Bee Thank you very much for your review. We highly appreciate you feedback and hope to see you in Soweto again one day. Warm regards Gloria

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

An interesting and informative tour, since it allows to see similarities in development of various English speaking african countries. I found the same matchbox houses, small land plots and similar entrepreneurship in Soweto, like at home. You need to go taste the atmosphere and hear...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We took this half day tour, which was a great overview of the history of Soweto and apartheid in Johannesburg. Hector Pietersen Museum interesting exhibits and photography. Walking tour was lead by a very passionate young man from Soweto. One of the best tourist activities...More

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Mosikare, Manager at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for your feedback regarding the tour that you took with us. We value your review. Warm tourism regards Soweto Guided tours

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We were nervous about this tour because parts of Soweto are extremely poor, and we didn’t want the residents to feel like they were zoo exhibits. But the tour is expertly handled, and our wonderful guide, Bongani grew up in Soweto and knows many of...More

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Mosikare, Manager at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you very much for your review Eric. We are pleased to hear that Bongani changed your perception about Soweto. We hope to see you back in Soweto in the future. Soweto Guided Tours

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour, it was awesome to be taken around by an actual local living in the area. We were apprehensive at first, not wanting to come across like we were 'touring' (look at them!) the area, but more learning about the history...More

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Mosikare, Manager at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Soweto tour with us and we are pleased to hear you sharing the experience. Warm tourism regards. Soweto Guided Tours team

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We chose Soweto Guided Guided Tours because they offered exactly what we wanted, an intimate, personal tour of Soweto with experiences of a Shebeen and a eatery. We were a party of 7 and our tour leader was Simon, who was warm and knowledgeable. The...More

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Mosikare, Manager at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you very much for your inspiring feedback. We appreciate your input. Warm tourism regards Soweto Guided Tours

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RenaeG76
5 January 2018|
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Hello Renae These are group tours that you can join. To participate you need inquire to check availability on the day. Please visit our website. There are different tours and you can make an inquiry on the contact us... More
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Rumbi D
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Hello Rumbi D Thank you for your valued enquiry. Please visit our website sowetoguidedtours and all information regarding prices,time etc will be on there. There is contact form on the website that you can fill in after... More
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