Hop on a bicycle and experience the exciting and lively atmosphere of the streets of Soweto. Get comfortable with the local communities and their rich history. Embrace valuable insight into Soweto’s diverse community, uprisings and the resistance against the Apartheid regime.
Pick up Points:
Monday – Friday
Collection times may vary subject to hotel collection route. Reconfirmation will be sent the night before.
Block-out dates:19 – 22 April (Easter Weekend & Family Day), 25 December (Christmas Day), 26 December (Day of Goodwill), 31 December
Entrance Fees (Mandela House Museum, Hector Pieterson Memorial, Mzhimhlope Men’s Hotel and Meadowlands.) Bicycle and Helmet Lunch
Excluded from Price
Soweto Township Tour Mzhimhlope’s Mens Hostel Meadowlands Hector Pieterson Memorial Mandela House Museum
What to Wear:
Extra sweater or rain jacket. In winter (June-August): A couple of layers with a jacket or jersey as winter mornings start off quite cold but as the day progresses the weather usually warms up
You need to be light to moderately fit. This tour is suited for people of all ages. You will not be cycling for the full duration of the tour and there will be many stops. You can expect a few hills.
Camera, Sun block, Water bottle, Pocket money for snacks on the road or souvenirs at the market
Full Day Johannesburg Tour – Soweto Bicycle Tour
Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers – Start your journey with your cycling guides and be kitted out with your gear for the day.
Orlando West and East Lookout Point – Visit the South African soccer team, Orlando Pirates’ home ground and be guided through the history of Soweto and its current developments.
Mzhimphlope Men’s Hostel – get to know the exciting community of Meadowlands.
Other stops include that of the mansion owned by Jazz artist, Abigail Khubeka; the Hector Pieterson Memorial and the Nelson Mandela House Museum. End your tour with a traditional meal served al fresco at Lebo’s backpackers before heading back to your hotel.