Duration: 5 hours
Location: Alexandra Township
Group Discounts Apply! Take advantage of our attractive group specials. Tickets are non refundable however, tickets can be transferred to another guest on prior arrangement.
Bookings close 5 hours before the session starts.
Child friendly tour.
Tours run Mondays - Sundays
Restrooms available on the tour
Ticket for Shuttles Available
Beer available on tour during meal at an extra cost.
Cameras allowed on tour.
Tour impacts highly on people on the ground
Come and experience the real Johannesburg with our tour of Alexandra Township also called Maboneng, one of the oldest and most vibrant townships in the city. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of this diverse community as we take you on a journey through its bustling streets, vibrant music, and dance performances. Taste the delicious local cuisine, learn about the history of the township, and connect with the locals who call it home. Our experienced guides will show you the hidden gems of Alexandra and give you an authentic glimpse into the heart of South Africa. Book your tour today and join us on an unforgettable adventure!
Take a leisurely walk in a township
Taking a leisurely walk through Alexandra township offers a unique occasion to experience the vibrant community and immerse yourself in the rich culture
Visit Nelson Mandels's homestead
Visiting Nelson Mandela's homestead in Johannesburg provides a great opportunity to learn about the life and legacy of one of the world's most inspiring leaders.
Tour our gallery homes
Touring gallery homes in Johannesburg's townships gives a prospect to experience the rich artistic heritage of the community.
Take part in an arts workshop
Take part in an arts workshop in Johannesburg's townships, learn from local artists and immerse yourself in the vibrant artistic culture. Create your own piece of art to take home.
Round up with a traditional home cooked meal
Ending the tour with a traditional home-cooked meal in Johannesburg's townships provides a unique opportunity to taste the authentic flavours of local cuisine.
The starting place for the tour is the Marlboro Gautrain Station in Alexandra Township. It is safe with ample parking and security. You can also park at any Gautrain station close to your accommodation and ride the the train to the Marlboro Gautrain Station. You will meet our guide at the entrance of the Marlboro Gautrain Station.Get Directions
Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After your purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with parking suggestions.
Yes. IDs will be checked, even if you purchase the no-beer ticket. The establishments that we visit will only allow those 21 and above because of the law.
No you will not just be walking around! Our tours combine community commentary, history, local culture and the arts!
Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.
Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.
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Unique experience I truly recommend. Learning about townships' history through its artist was very interesting. I'm glad I experienced how we can empower people. Highlight of our trip.
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