Urban Tours: Johannesburg and Apartheid Museum Tour
Johannesburg also known as Jozi, Joburg, or Egoli (meaning the City of Gold) is the provinical capital of Gauteng and is the economic and commercial hub of South Africa. It is also South Africa’s largest city with the greater metropolitan area of Johannesburg having a population of over 12 million. It is a very sprawling city with many different nodes and neighbourhoods.
Johannesburg and Apartheid Museum Tour Details
DURATION: 7 – 8 hours
AVAILABILITY: Daily – except on New Year’s Day, Good Friday & Christmas Day (some attractions may be closed on other public holidays).
PICK-UP TIME: 9:00
MEALS: Not included
ENTRANCE FEES: Included for Constitution Hill; Carlton Centre Viewing Deck and Apartheid Museum
COST: R910 per person (2 people minimum)
After the JOHANNESBURG HALF DAY TOUR we drive onto the M1 SOUTH to the Apartheid Museum where we will have lunch at the museum restaurant. This museum is internationally recognized as the best museum on 20th century South Africa in the world. It recounts the political upheavals beginning in the last century and moves on to the transition from Apartheid state into the new era of hope and freedom as a democracy. Given the nature of its subject matter the viewing experience is very intense with a lot of texts – both written and visual: photographs and videos. The self-guided tour of the museum last approximately 2 – 3 hrs.
Many of the main mining houses still have corporate headquarters in Joburg Central
Gandhi Square now a busy transport terminus was where Gandhi practised law when in Johannesburg