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Hit the streets for a walking tour through the sights of multicultural Johannesburg. Set off from the heights of the Carlton Centre, passing through Main Street Mall and Ghandi Square on your way to Newtown. Discover the best of this vibrant precinct, from Mary Fitzgerald Square to Museum Africa, before ending the day with a cold brew at the SAB World of Beer.
- Discover Johannesburg by foot.
- Admire the views from the heights of the Carlton Centre.
- See where old and new Joburg meet.
- Discover multicultural South Africa in Ghandi Square.
- Admire the architecture lining Main Street Mall.
- Experience the vibrant atmosphere in Newtown.
- Sample the wares at the SAB World of Beer.
- Learn about Johannesburg’s turbulent history.
Tour style:Local Life & Culture, History & Heritage, Walking
English speaking guide, Entrance fees and transportation as indicated, Lunch, Entrance Fees as indicated.
Items of a personal nature, Drinks, Gratuities and tips for drivers and guide.
Group size:Maximum 12
- Duration: 5-6 hours
- Pickup location:
Centrally located hotels in Johannesburg
- Pickup Time: 9.00 AM
- Drop off location:
Centrally located hotels in Johannesburg
Additional information :
- Voucher exchange details:
Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the walking tour in Johannesburg.
- Confirmation of booking:
Please contact Johannesburg Urban Adventures to confirm your trip 24 hours prior to departures
- Dress standard:
Dress standards are conservative throughout Africa. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means covering shoulders and no short shorts. We recommend a mixture of loose, lightweight clothing and warm clothing for the evenings. Shorts should be knee-length. Singlets and tank tops are not suitable.
- Child policy:
Children must be 6 to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this walking tour in Johannesburg.
- Language: English
Embark on a walking tour in Johannesburg to discover the beating heart of this South African metropolis. Home to the Rainbow Nation, this fast paced city combines the best of the new South Africa with the country’s rich cultural history, and a great way to discover it all is by foot. Set off from the base of the Carlton Centre, first heading up to the 50th floor to soak up the views. Hit the pavements, strolling down streets lined with both historic and new buildings. Head down Main Street Mall where the architecture resembles old mining buildings, and which was built to as a tribute to the country’s mining heritage. Stop by Ghandi Square to see the artwork celebrating Joburg’s multicultural roots, before heading to the vibrant Newtown precinct. This area is one of the city’s most exciting regions, so soak it all up while visiting some of the iconic sights. Start off at Mary Fitzgerald Square, one of the last colonial compounds, and now home to the Workers’ Library and Museum. Get a history lesson at Museum Africa to learn about the culture of Africa’s indigenous people before stopping to admire its collection of Pre-Raphaelite and Impressionist paintings. Move on to Market Theatre, now housed in the old fruit and vegetable market, which remains one of Africa’s most important cultural centres. Change pace with a visit to the SAB World of Beer to learn about brewing in South Africa. It was thanks to the SAB’s multimillion rand investment into this area that the restoration of the Newtown precinct has been so successful. After a tour that looks at the history of this much-loved amber liquid, sample some of the wares on offer by enjoying a cold one in the Tap Room. This is not only a great spot to enjoy a couple of beers and a meal, but is also known for its views of the city. Soak it all up for a relaxing end to this walking tour in Johannesburg.
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This half day tour in Johannesburg is offered on a "join-in" basis. Maximum group size is 12.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
- Cancellations made more than 2 days prior to travel receive a full refund
- Cancellations made 2 days or less prior to travel attract a 100% cancellation fee.
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