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Johannesburg and Gauteng Day Tours
Enjoy travelling to Soweto, Sun City, Hartbeespoort Dam, Rhino and Lion Park, Gold Reef City, The Lion Park, Apartheid Museum, Lesedi Cultural Village and SO much more in our Safe Cabs.
Rates are for a one day service, additional charges will be levied if the driver has to stay over.
Exclusions: Entrance fees, game rides, meals, refreshments and any other related expenses.
|Places of Interest To Visit: (In order of popularity)
||Travel past Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Regina Mundi Catholic church and visit Vilakazi Str. were houses of former Noble Prize winners Mandela and Tutu are situated. Visit the inspiring Hector Peterson memorial and museum.
||Visit the Voortrekker Monument, Church Square, Melrose or Kruger House and the Union Buildings, home to the Presidents office, and delight in a panoramic view of the Jacaranda City.
||Experience the all-time high of the Carlton panorama way above the bustling city streets. Drive past the financial empires of the Randlords in central Johannesburg, also the historical heart. Drive past Museum Africa and the old Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
|Gold Reef City Tour
||Gold Reef City allows you to travel back in time by visiting the living museum of ‘old time’ Johannesburg and go on an underground mine tour; view a gold pouring demonstration and the miners tribal dancing.
||Visit the entertainment world of Sun City, where you can relax in the splendour of the lost city, the valley of waves or try your luck at the famous gambling halls.
||Guests are guided in small groups on foot through The Elephant Sanctuary. The guide will provide in-depth information and insight into African elephants. You will be introduced to the elephants and you will be able to touch and interact with the animals. You will see the special relationship that the elephant handlers share with their elephants and become a part of it. Short walk with the elephants, trunk-in-hand. See where the elephant sleep at night in their stables. Feed the elephants. On some hot days you may even see the elephants swimming.
||Game drives in open Land Rovers sharing close quarters with legendary Africa Wildlife is a regular occurence at Mabula Game Lodge. Watch the 'Big Five' roam free along with a multitude of bird species, in 12000 hectares of malaria-free Mabula Private Game Reserve situated in the beautiful Limpopo Province.
|Kwalata Game Ranch
||Open vehicle game drive in Kwalata: Kwalata Game Ranch is part of the Dinokeng Conservancy (Place of rivers), an envisaged 200 000ha set aside for eco-tourism. In the northern corner of Gauteng, the rich diversity of natural habitats of the bushveld and grassland-terrain of Dinokeng provides a suitable setting and a natural home for a variety of wild animals, including the legendary African Big Five.
Kwalata Game Ranch derives its name from the endangered and proud Sable Antelope.
Covering an area of 1500 HA, only 45 km north of Pretoria, Kwalata is home to more than 14 species of game. Kudu, zebra, giraffe, blue wildebeest, impala, waterbuck, steenbok, ostrich and warthog are just some of the animals roaming the African savannah. Four kilometres of the Pienaarsriver sustains a colourful abundance of birdlife in this malaria free area.
|Premier Diamond Mine, Cullinan
||A surface tour of the diamond mine where the famous Cullinan Diamond of over 3 000 carats was found. You can see the big hole, shaft end diamond room where a selection of uncut diamonds and replicas of famous diamonds are. A visit to the on-site Jewelry shop is included.
|Pilanesberg National Park
||The Pilanesberg National Park borders on the entertainment complex of Sun City. The park is 55.000 hectares in extent. It is almost perfectly circular because it comprises the area of a 1200 million years old volcano crater with a small lake in the centre. This very scenic terrain lies in the transition zone between Kalahari and Lowveld, and both types of vegetation are found here.
In the Pilanesberg National Park today live virtually all the animal species of southern Africa, including, lions, elephants, white and black rhinos, buffaloes, leopards, zebras, hyenas, giraffes, hippos and crocodiles. Over 300 bird species were counted and it is a Malaria-free area.