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Ultimate Johannesburg Tour

The Ultimate Johannesburg Tour takes you to iconic heritage sites in Johannesburg CBD and Soweto; showcasing South Africa’s turbulent history and promising future. It’s an opportunity to learn more about events that shaped the country’s past and discover the dynamic cultural diversity of two of the most prominent cities in the country.

Highlights of the Johannesburg tour includes Constitutional Hill, Carlton Centre, the Apartheid Museum and the vibrant Newtown Junction.

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Johannesburg Tours: It’s time for a day trip out in the City of Gold!

The vibrancy of Johannesburg City cannot be avoided. There is something happening all of the time; on every street and on every corner! Johannesburg day trips out and about will let you really see the city for what it is: a bustling tourist attraction. Sure it is a city and it’s always buzzing, driving the South African economy forward.

But beneath the layers of commerce lies a rich history. Johannesburg had incredibly humble beginnings as a mining town. But unlike many of South Africa’s earliest mining camps, there was something about Johannesburg that had real staying power. Of course, the copious amounts of gold had a pull, but there was certainly more than that. And the city continues to grow.

It has seen so much happen and bears many marks left by history. These marks are now part of Johannesburg’s unique sightseeing tourist attractions. The MoAfrika Johannesburg city tour itinerary offers exciting tourist sightseeing stops, and tour packages designed to create the ultimate sightseeing experience. Full day tours and half day tours take guests to some of the most memorable places and then there is always the option of indulging in safari adventures. Safari day tours from Johannesburg take guests into the wild of Pilanesberg, where animal sightings are plenty. But when you find yourself in Johannesburg, do you know how you will be spending your time?

MoAfrika has the best wheelchair friendly day trip options in Johannesburg for you to choose from. Come and explore Johannesburg in a day! Here is what you need to know!

What to do in Johannesburg today? A List of the best Johannesburg Tours:

  • Johannesburg day tour
  • Johannesburg half day tour
  • Johannesburg walking tour
  • Johannesburg full day tour
  • Ultimate Johannesburg tour
  • Constitutional Hill tour
  • Top of Africa tour
  • Johannesburg and Soweto tour
  • Johannesburg and Lion park tour
  • Johannesburg City tour
  • Johannesburg apartheid Museum Tour
  • Johannesburg Helicopter Tour
  • Johannesburg Sky dive tour
  • Johannesburg Kruger Safari
  • Johannesburg Safari tour
  • Johannesburg Lion Safari tour
  • New town tour
  • City of gold Tour
  • Gold Reef City Tour
  • Johannesburg Mine tours
  • Johannesburg wildlife tours

The best budget tours: Who says the city needs to be expensive

Some of the most exciting Johannesburg day tours are the budget tours. Taking you on unforgettable sightseeing adventures to places like Soweto, the Lion and Rhino Park, and the various museums, you will be visiting all of the best tourist attractions. For those who don’t want to do a self drive day trip from Johannesburg, at MoAfrika we offer bus tours and transfers from Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban.


Half a day in the city

Johannesburg city tours are guided tours, leaving you in the hands of an experienced guide who knows the ins and outs of the city, guaranteeing that you will be getting the most out of your day. Half day tours, that are great if you are on a budget, include the Soweto Tour, Gold Reef City Tour, Pretoria Tour, the Apartheid Museum Tour, Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein Caves Tour, Lion Park Tour, and the half day Johannesburg Tour, among others. These exciting tours are all affordable and under the guidance of an experienced Johannesburg tour operator, you will see the city with new eyes!


Make a day of it with a full day tour

With so much to see, sometimes it is best to visit the city on a full day tour. The Johannesburg day trip is a guided tour, allowing you to sit back in comfort while being taken on a whirlwind tour. The Ultimate Johannesburg Day tour is a full day tour and one of the best. The best Johannesburg city tour itinerary includes time spent at the Apartheid Museum, the Lesedi Cultural Village, Soweto, and of course plenty of time in the city itself. MoAfrika also takes guests into the historical city of Pretoria. It is a cultural experience, designed to show you urban Africa at its finest while stepping back in history to appreciate how far the city and its people have come.


Read more on our safari tour to Pilanesberg National Park.

Local day trips from Johannesburg, time away from the city

The surrounding areas of Johannesburg offer numerous sightseeing tourist attractions for you to explore. Johannesburg tour operators have created excursions away from the city, giving guests the opportunity to see African wildlife.

These daily trips from Johannesburg include time spent in Pilanesberg Park as well as the Rhino and Lion Park for a proper safari, adventures to the Cullinan Mine, and time spent at the Sterkfontein Caves and the Cradle of Human Kind. About MoAfrika MoAfrika is a Johannesburg tour operator with a difference.

With unique touring options selected based on affordability, maximum sightseeing opportunities and with plenty of activities, each travel tour is designed for memory making. 15 years of experience, combined with a fresh approach to visiting attractions in South Africa, MoAfrika has made a name in offering exciting 1 day tours, 2 day tours, and 3 day tours to see Johannesburg and the surrounding areas.

Find us on TripAdvisor! Many of our guests have recommended our Johannesburg city tour itinerary as the best way to see the city. We also offer custom private tours of this famous city and its surrounds.

Let MoAfrika take you into the heart of South Africa with an affordable Johannesburg day tour! Can’t find what you are looking for? We offer a wide selection of day trip packages, contact us now for our 2024/2025 prices and availability. 

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the cost of Johannesburg day tours?

The cost of Johannesburg day tours can vary depending on the tour operator, itinerary, and inclusions. On average, these tours can cost anywhere from ZAR 600 to ZAR 1,500 per person. However, there are also budget-friendly options available, with some tours starting at around ZAR 300 per person. It’s important to research and compare different tour operators to find a tour that fits your budget and preferences.


What is usually included in Johannesburg day tours?


Typical Johannesburg tours may include the following: Hotel pickup and drop-off & transportation throughout the day, such as an air-conditioned bus or minivan. A visit to the Apartheid Museum is usually included. You can visit landmarks such as the Nelson Mandela House, Regina Mundi Church, and Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum.  You may also visit other attractions such as the Cradle of Humankind, the Lion Park, or the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens.  Many tour itineraries include lunch, which may be a traditional South African meal or a more western-style option. Included is usually a knowledgeable tour guide that will accompany you throughout the day, providing insights into the history and culture of Johannesburg and South Africa.


How long do Johannesburg day tours usually last?

Johannesburg day tours can vary in length and itinerary, but most typically last between 4 to 8 hours.