• Duration: 4 hours
• Our walking tours are led by experienced tour guides who give clear and precise accounts of historic events as you enjoy the walk
• Walking tour
• The Soweto heritage tour runs daily
The Soweto heritage tour Johannesburg take place daily throughout the year, except for Easter and Christmas holidays. There are two tours conducted daily, at 10h00 and 14h00 respectively. The walk starts Remembrance Acre car park opposite from Moris Isaacson School.
Local residents provide safety along the 8-kilometre route; please note that there is a 3-kilometer uphill stretch from Dube to Orlando West so you will need to be relatively fit to take the walk. However, transportation is always available for people with disabilities and health concerns.
For the tour, visitors will walk from Moris Isaacson school, where the protest march began, to Vilakazi street, the only street in the world to house two Nobel Peace Prize recipients, where the protest march ended. It will then take route through Orlando west to visit the Mandela Family Museum and Hector Pieterson Museum you will learn about the first child to be killed during 1976’s student uprising, and you will learn about South Africa’s struggle for democracy.
Antoinette Sithole will start the Heritage Walking Tours, giving visitors a full description of events on that fateful day. Other veterans of the day will act as ambassadors at significant places along the walk to describe their experiences. The aim of the Walking Tours is to make visitors feel as though they were there on 16 June 1976. The tours end with the visitors enjoying a traditional South African lunch and engaging harmoniously with the locals.
Bookings available for the following days.
Monday 10.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 18.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 18.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 18.00
Thursday 10.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 18.00
Friday 10.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 18.00
Saturday 10.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 18.00
Sunday 10.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 18.00
AGB4 hours Soweto heritage tour. No cancellation fee is applicable to tours cancelled more than 60 Days before Date of Departure. Should a Client cancel a booking 60 days or less prior to the date of departure of the tour for any reason (except due to death or hospitalisation), the client shall be liable to pay a cancellation penalty. >60 Days: No fee applies. 30 – 60 Days: 50% of the tour price is held as cancellation. 10 – 29 Days: 75% of the tour price is held as cancellation. 0 – 9 Days: 90% of the tour price is held as cancellation. All cancellations need to be made in writing and confirmed by the Reservations Team by email. The above mentioned cancellation fees are applicable to any pre-booked or pre-paid Activity Packages which will also be charged if a tour is cancelled. The Company reserves the right, at any time and for any reason, to cancel the tour on notice to the client. In such event, the Company shall refund the tour price to the client. It is recorded that refund of the tour price as aforesaid shall be the Company’s sole responsibility to the client, and no claim for any damages, howsoever arising, shall accrue against the Company by reason of a cancellation of the tour. Organized by: Joz
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