Our Destination

• Where we’re heading •

Discover South Africa’s ‘Gold City’, with excursions to Soweto, the Cradle of Humankind, Sun City and Pilanesberg, and more. Experience what the Gauteng province and the surrounding areas have to offer with a variety of tour options that accompanying persons can choose from. Day tours will take place during the week of the Congress on 6, 7 and 8 December 2022. Kindly note that accompanying persons can only choose one tour option per day. If you have any queries or want to arrange a custom day tour, please contact janine@idna.co.za. Click on the tabs below to view tour information, rates and to book your adventure.

Découvrez la ” Cité de l`Or ” d’Afrique du Sud (« Sun City »), avec des excursions à Soweto, le Berceau de l`Humanité, Sun City et Pilanesberg, et plus encore. Découvrez tout ce que la province de Gauteng et les régions environnantes offrent en matière d’excursions, avec un choix de visites proposées aux compagnes et compagnons. Les excursions d’une journée auront lieu dans la semaine du Congrès, les 6, 7 et 8 décembre 2022. Les compagnes et compagnons ne peuvent choisir qu’une seule visite par jour. Pour toute question ou pour une excursion personnalisée, veuillez contacter janine@idna.co.za. Cliquez sur les onglets ci-dessous pour des informations sur les visites, les tarifs et la réservation de votre aventure.

Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Soweto Tour | 4 Hours | ZAR 1140pp

South of Johannesburg is Soweto, the world’s most famous township and an important monument to Apartheid. A sprawling, self-sufficient home to millions, Soweto grapples with democratic change, but its spirit resonates in a plethora of shebeens. Tour highlights include Soccer City & Baragwanath Hospital outside view, Orlando Towers, Kliptown Freedom Square, Winnie Mandela residence, Vilakazi Street Market and Bishop Tutu & Mandela House (includes entrance to Mandela museum). 

Includes:

Return Transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle and entrance fees. 

Excludes:

Lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 73 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Pilansberg & Sun City Tours | 8 / 9 Hours | From ZAR 3740pp

Join an open vehicle game drive in this world-renowned Big 5 game reserve nest to the famous Sun City Casino Resort. Located in an ancient volcanic crater, this area hosts some incredible fauna & flora. Spend some time at Sun City to marvel at the design & structures of The Lost City.

8-hour Tour (Excluding Lunch):

Pick up from hotel at 08h00. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle and entrance fees. Excludes lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 241 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

9-hour Tour (Including Lunch):

Pick up from hotel at 08h00. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle, entrance fees and lunch (no beverages). Excludes beverages, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 258 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Cradle of Humankind Tour | 4 Hours | ZAR 1800pp

The tour visits both the Sterkfontein Caves, where the oldest hominid fossils in the world (dating back to over 3-million years) were found and Maropeng where you can experience the fascinating, interactive representations of the origin of Earth & all that lives on our unique planet. Interesting to both adults & children alike, this is a must-visit for anyone passing through Gauteng’s itinerary!

Includes:

Return Transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle and entrance fees.

Excludes:

Lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 116 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Joburg My City Tour | 4 Hours | ZAR 1140pp

Discover the ‘City of Gold’ on this unique tour that takes you to Constitution Hill, the vibrant Braamfontein and Mandela Bridge. Take a stroll around the bustling Newtown suburb in Joburg’s inner city. Walk the mining heartland of the city’s main street and Gandhi square. End the tour with a stroll along the artistic Maboneng precinct.

Includes:

Return Transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle and entrance fees. 

Excludes:

Lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 73 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Dinokeng Mongena Safari Tour | ZAR 3340pp

Experience the African bush with our qualified rangers and trackers on our well-maintained fleet of game vehicles. We offer 5 game drives per day during the summer months and 4 during the winter months  (times vary according to season) taking you to the best Big 5, cheetah and hippo sightings imaginable. Other species one can expect to see are Giraffe, Eland, Kudu, Impala, Zebra, Blue Wildebeest (Gnu), Red Hartebeest, Tsessebe, Warthog, Black-backed Jackal, Crocodile, Aardwolf, Aardvark, Brown Hyena, Caracal, Serval, Porcupine, Genet (small-spotted and large-spotted) and the occasional Leopard.

Includes:

Return transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle, entrance fees, open vehicle safari (2 game drives) and lunch (no beverages).

Excludes:

Beverages, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 215 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Apartheid Museum | 3 / 6 / 8 Hours | From ZAR 1140pp

The path through the museum leads you on a journey beginning with segregation, the cornerstone of apartheid. It takes you back through the history of the myriad cultures converging during the pre-apartheid era. Through the years of race classification, the 150 acts of apartheid, detentions and the oppression of the nationalist regime. Examine the rise of black consciousness, the armed struggle & finally witness the release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years of imprisonment which finally led to the final negotiations for peace. The Apartheid Museum experience is one of upliftment and liberation both personally & socially and leaves each visitor with a feeling of hope for the future, unburdened by the ills of the past.

3-hour Tour (Excluding Lunch):

Pick up from hotel at 09h00. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle and entrance fees. Excludes lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 73 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

6-hour Tour (Combo with Soweto and Johannesburg):

Pick up from hotel at 09h00. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle and entrance fees. Excludes lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 90 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

8-hour Tour (Includes Lunch and Soweto Tour):

Pick up from hotel at 09h00. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle, entrance fees and lunch (no beverages). Excludes beverages, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 129 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Johannesburg and Soweto Tour | 6 Hours | ZAR 1470pp

The perfect combination of Johannesburg & Soweto.

Includes:

Return transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle and tour fees.

Excludes:

Lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 95 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Pretoria City Tour | 4 / 8 Hours | From ZAR 1320pp

Pretoria generates a multicultural energy from a harmonious blend of traditions, culture and architecture. Pretoria has historic value extending to that of the British Empire and Apartheid. The tour includes the either the Voortrekker Monument or Freedom Square, the Union Buildings, Kruger House, Church Square, Mirramen Hindu Temple and thousands of Jacaranda trees. Extend to 8 hours and include both the Voortrekker Monument & Freedom Square as well as the Ditsong National History Museum. Lunch in Pretoria.

4-hour Tour (Excluding Lunch):

Pick up from hotel at 09h00. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle and entrance fees. Excludes lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 85 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

8-hour Tour (Including Lunch):

Pick up from hotel at 09h00. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle, entrance fees and lunch (no beverages). Excludes beverages, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 142 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Soweto Watch and Eat Tour | 3 Hours | ZAR 1250pp

Embark on a walking tour that highlights the history of Soweto, the exciting and vibrant neighbourhood it has become. A two hour walk that includes the Hector Pietersen and Mandela museums. The free market lifestyle of Vilakazi precinct. Watch a magnificent meal being prepared by chefs together with their professional kitchen personnel.

Includes:

Return transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle, entrance fees, lunch and wine pairing (no other beverages).

Excludes:

Beverages (other than wine served as food pairing), any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 80 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Red Bus Tour | 1 Hour 30 Minutes | ZAR 250pp

The finest way to explore Johannesburg safely, reliably and in comfort from the top deck of an open-top bus. Learn about the history of gold mining, hear stories of apartheid history and understand the triumph of modern Johannesburg while listening to the on-board audio commentary, available in 15 languages. This tour stops at all top sites in and around the Johannesburg allowing you to explore the economic powerhouse of Africa, easily and safely.

Includes:

Return transfers from hotel and four fees.

Excludes:

Lunch, beverages, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 16 per person based on the exchange rate on 3/6/2022, 07:04 UTC.

Thursday, 8 December 2022

Footsteps of Mandela Tour | 8 Hours | From ZAR 2200pp

We start at the Mandela Square Sandton, and visit the Mandela Centre of Memory followed by a view of the Mandela residence in Houghton. Thereafter, we stop at Constitution Hill then over the Nelson Mandela Bridge, via Mandela’s law firm office, Freedom square, Kliptown. Lunch in Soweto, a visit to Mandela’s residence in Soweto and end off at the Apartheid Museum.

Includes:

Return transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle, entrance fees and lunch (no beverages).

Excludes:

Beverages, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 142 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Joburg Markets Tour | 4 Hours | ZAR 1140pp

Tailor-made to suit the guest’s interests, Johannesburg has loads to offer! Any day of the week is market day in Joburg. Here you’ll find great food, the widest variety of crafted goods, antique bric-a-brac, vintage clothing and must-have souvenirs. Joburg markets have it all – from food trucks to traditional medicine – and there’s a dizzying array of hipster markets. From high end to casual, foodie to craft, there’s a market for everyone in the vibrant city of Johannesburg.

Includes:

Return transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle and tour fees.

Excludes:

Lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 73 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour | 4 /6 Hours | From ZAR 1670pp

The Cullinan mining town developed around the premier Diamond Mine, where many turn -of-century houses still stand. The mine has produced some of the world’s most famous diamonds, including the greatest star of Africa. Diamonds can be purchased on site. Surface tours are the norm while underground tours can be arranged on request.

4-hour Surface Tour (Including Lunch):

No kids under 10. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle, entrance fees and lunch (no beverages). Excludes beverages, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 108 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

6-hour Underground Tour (Including Lunch):

No kids under 16. Includes return transfers, water in the transfer vehicle, entrance fees and lunch (no beverages). Excludes beverages, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 129 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.

Cycle Soweto Tour | 2 Hours | From ZAR 1190pp

A two-hour tour of Soweto that will take you to some of the most interesting historical sites around Soweto: Orlando Stadium & Towers, informal dwelling, a kindergarten, Vilakazi Street and the Mandela & Hector Peterson Memorial in the Vilakazi precinct. Casual clothing, sunscreen and sufficient water intake are required.

Includes:

Return transfers from hotel, water in the transfer vehicle and tour fees.

Excludes:

Lunch, any other refreshments and any individual purchases of souvenirs etc.

*approximately USD 77 per person based on the exchange rate on 2/6/2022, 11:57 UTC.