Free 2 Day Johannesburg Package

This special has run since Thursday, 01 Jan 2015 and ends Monday, 17 Apr 2017


What's the deal here?

Receive a 2 Day Johannesburg Package for Free valued  at R1 380!

The package consists of the following:

2 nights dorm style accommodation
Half Day Soweto Cultural Tour

Accommodation description

Experience a comfortable stay at this friendly backpackers set on a smallholding in the Benoni countryside, east of Johannesburg.

Enjoy home cooked meals and the welcoming family atmosphere, at this clean and safe backpacker lodge. This established backpackers has been operating for more than 5 years and is run by experienced guides who have been in the tourism industry for over 14 years.

This excellent-value-for-money backpackers has a Jacuzzi, bar, wireless Internet, swimming pool, snooker table, fireplace and big screen TV.

The affordable lodge offers township tours and visits local attractions, such as a dive school, orphanage, riding schools, shopping malls and more. There are a variety of accommodation options ranging from dorms and family rooms to double suites and camping.

The reasonably priced backpackers is a secure and fun stopover, located off the N12 in Benoni, 20 minutes from the OR Tambo international airport and on the main route to Kruger Park and Mozambique. As the last pick up point en route from Johannesburg to Kruger, this backpacker lodge serves as an excellent base for tours to Kruger Park.

Half Day Soweto Tour

A must whilst in Johannesburg is a half-day tour of SOWETO. The South Western Township was created during the apartheid era to keep the black people out of the City Centre. A community spirit was created and now many people choose to live there - some 3-5 million people inhabit Soweto.

Most of the population are middle-income earners, living in small box shaped, brick houses. 10% of the population live in poverty but in contrast Soweto also has the highest concentration of millionaires in the country. Soweto is an excellent example of the general uplifting of the poorer areas all over South Africa, even in the shanty towns you will find running water, electricity and refuse collectors - you will be amazed at the overall tidiness and cleanliness.

On the tour you will visit a shantytown, perhaps have a drink in a local bar, you may talk to the locals and may be invited into their homes. You will see Freedom Square and Barragwanath hospital (the largest in the world).

The Hector Pieterson Museum was established to preserve the history and memory of all those who were involved in the Soweto uprising of 16 June 1976. The museum is named after the 13-year old Hector Pieterson, who was among the first student victims to die from police shootings. The very graphic black and white photos are very moving.

You've got see it to believe it... Winnie Mandela's fortress is a fine example of high security! Soweto has the only street in the world where two Nobel Peace Prize Winner's live. Nelson Mandela's house is now a museum (currently closed as Nelson and Winnie cannot agree on who has the rights to the proceeds), but Desmond Tutu still lives there.

Note:

Your accommodation will be dorm style accommodation. An upgrade to a single or twin/double room is possible at an additional fee.


  • 3 Tours are ordered below by price from lowest to highest.
  • Pricing ranges from R39795 $3023 £2225 €2533 A$3780 C$3687 NZ$4148 to R39795 $3023 £2225 €2533 A$3780 C$3687 NZ$4148 per person.

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Serengeti  
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