We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Soweto Guided Tours

Johannesburg 1864, South Africa
+27 11 985 6249
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Emotional experience

Our guide Jacob collected us from the Peach Hotel. He was a fountain of knowledge very personable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann W
,
Doncaster, United Kingdom
via mobile
An amazing view into the life of South Africans

We took a wonderful guided tour of Soweto and it was informative, enjoyable, and beautiful. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Meir Z
,
Boston, Massachusetts
Read all 159 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Johannesburg 1864, South Africa
CONTACT
Website
+27 11 985 6249

Similar Things to Do in Johannesburg

Write a Review
Reviews (159)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide Jacob collected us from the Peach Hotel. He was a fountain of knowledge very personable great guide and guy. We started off in Johannesburg's affluent neighbourhood great to see Mandela's house. Whilst at the same town told us the history behind Johannesburg. We...More

1  Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a wonderful guided tour of Soweto and it was informative, enjoyable, and beautiful. Our guide took us through the different areas of Soweto providing the history of the many tribes and cultures within South Africa. We had an opportunity to spend time with...More

1  Thank Meir Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment Simon, our guide, collected us at the Lifestyle Centre, I loved it all. Simon's enthusiasm, depth of knowledge and generosity to share it, made our tour memorable. Kliptown, Mandela's House, the Kliptown Youth Programme and the Hector Peterson Museum were my favourites....More

Thank TrevorandMerryl
Mosikare, Tour Consultant at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for this inspiring review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the tour and it is exciting to hear that we have met your expectation. Warm tourism regards and god bless. Soweto Guided Tours

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved it - a very humbling experience - our guide was fantastic! As our group was fairly big, they had catered a tour just for us.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank AST1981
Mosikare, Tour Consultant at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback Astride. We hope to see you in Soweto again in future. Warm regards Soweto Guided Tours

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a place where Nelson Mandela, Bishop Tutu Lived in South Africa... HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT. Sad to see may still live in Poverty. While the neighborhood Johannesburg is rich and overflowing with Prosperity, The hop on hop off bus arranged by CITY BUS was really...More

Thank Rex B
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Nice visit with our guide Simon in small group(7 people) who explained us pieces of history of Soweto. We have been to museums, orlando towers and even visited a house in a poor neighbourhood of Soweto as our guide knew some people there! Very interesting,...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Aurelie J
Mosikare, Tour Leader at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback Aurelie. Your review encourages us to do even better. Warm regards

Reviewed 9 May 2017

From the beginning to the end simon was a delight. It was myself with 2sons and 2nephew aged 19-24. He was on time talked to us about his home with passion. We were completely engaged all the way thru. There were moments of tears(myself) and...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank donnasam3
Mosikare, Tour leader at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you very much Donna for your review. We are glad that we have met some of your expectation regarding the tour and we are delighted that you have enjoyed Soweto. See you again one day. Kind regards

Reviewed 25 April 2017

What a wonderful experience. As a South African, I wish I had done this years ago, but it took a foreign visitor to get us there. Simon was our excellent tour guide, friendly and informative. The highlight was the tour on foot of Kliptown, a...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Dee Y
Mosikare, Tour consultant at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you very much for your review. It is good to hear that we can change perceptions about Soweto and make you feel at home. Thank you for your feedback and please do visit again in the future. Warm tourism regards God bless

Reviewed 23 April 2017

We found the trip to Soweto so interesting. Simon was a brilliant guide, who showed us the good, the bad and the not so good. His knowledge of Soweto was excellent and we feel like we came away with a greater understanding of the challenges...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Theresa L
Mosikare, Tour leader at Soweto Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you very much Theresa for your review. We feel great to have taken you around Soweto and fully enjoyed our tour and company. Warm regards and god bless

A TripAdvisor Member
71
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend and had the most amazing time. Nyshebe was kind, very informative and always made sure we were having fun. We felt safe all the times and loved to interact with locals -even his friends-. Also we inquired in other tours and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Papachinos Clearwater
141 reviews
1.63 km away
La Rosa Mexican Grille and Tequileria
61 reviews
1.66 km away
Turn 'n Tender
29 reviews
2.53 km away
Hogshead Rock Cottage
60 reviews
1.70 km away
Nearby Attractions
Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
428 reviews
6.66 km away
Clearwater Mall
72 reviews
3.63 km away
Kloofendal Nature Reserve
28 reviews
4.14 km away
The Green Bean Coffee Roastery
6 reviews
7.09 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Rumbi D
Hi , am staying at Maslow hotel. Can you pick up and drop off from there? What is the cost of the tour and the various times available? Wanted to do the tour on either a Sat afternoon or on a Sunday. Travelling as a couple. How do you do the booking?
23 January 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Mosikare | Property representative |
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
0
Votes
jonathan e
how long does it take?
9 November 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from jigneshad | Reviewed this property |
Not much... max two hours starting from stop 4 of red city bus tour and returning back to the same stop.
0
Votes
Lou W
How do I book with these guys?
26 February 2016|
Answer
Response from Mosikare | Property representative |
Please visit our website sowetoguidedtours. There are 4 different types of tours that you can choose from. Please book from our contact page and fill up all details. We hope to hear from you. Kind regards Simon
0
Votes