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.
The walking tour takes you through the key sights of multicultural Johannesburg. Set off from the heights of the Carlton Centre, passing through Main Street Mall and Gandhi Square and learn more about the local history and traditions.
At the end of the tour, observe the everyday life of the locals when you visit the Main Street.
Home to the Rainbow Nation, Johannesburg combines the best of the new South Africa with the country’s rich cultural history, and a the Johannesburg Walking Tour is a great way to discover it all
For your Johannesburg Walking Tour you will be collected from your hotel in the morning. An English-speaking guide will go with you on this excursion.
Visit the Gandhi Square and see the statue of a Mahatma Gandhi from his younger days, and artworks celebrating Johannesburg’s multicultural roots, before moving to the base of the Carlton Centre. You’ll ascend to the 50th floor to see stunning views of the city. This area is one of the city’s most exciting regions, so soak it all up while visiting some of the iconic sights.
Further, explore the Maboneng Cultural Precint that was earlier a 'No Go Zone'. This area now counts among one of the most vibrant and lively areas of Johannesburg. See and learn more about the growth of South Africa from one of the most dangerous cities to the warm and multicultural city it is today. Hear folklores and tales about the history, culture and traditions of Johannesburg.
Hit the main streets to enhance your experience about the locals and their daily life. Fell the local atmosphere as you get to know more about the modern Johannesburg.
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel.) )
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at your hotel for pick up. Please check your hotel details are correct on the voucher. If your details are not correct It is very important to please email us to confirm your correct pick up hotel using the contact details on the voucher, If you prefer you may also phone the change through to us during business hours. Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour. 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. Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides 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 destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.